First & Second Grade Weekly Updates
Arithmetic-We will be counting by 1's, 2's, 3's, 5's, 10's, 25's, 50's, odd or even numbers, giving before and after numbers, and adding numbers that equal 8-16, subtracting from numbers 8-15, counting pennies and dimes, quarters or dollars, telling time to the hour, half hour, 5 minute increments, solving story problems and reading bar graphs and working with 1/2, 1/3 or 1/4 of a shape or group of objects. We are reviewing liquid measurments and measuring in inches and centimeters.The second graders are learning to do addition with carrying to the 10's, 100's, 1,000's, 10,000 place, and subtraction with borrowing from the 10's, 100's and 1,000's place The second graders know their 1, 2, 3 and 4 time tables and how to divide by 1, 2, 3 and 4. They will begin on the 5 times table this week,
Bible-This week we will continue lessons on the life of Paul. We will continue to learn to use the table of contents in our Bibles. Our memory verse is Romans 10:14.
Science-We are learning about how amazing our God made animals to live where they do.
Language-The first graders will be matching words to pictures or filling in missing vowels or special sounds in words. The both grades will be reading sentences and filling missing words or copying sentences correctly. Both grades are learning more special sounds and drilling previously learned sounds.Both grades are learning to write sentences correctly and to write short stories.
Letters and Sounds-Both grades are progressing to more difficult work with the special sounds. Both grades are learning to correctly mark the vowels, circle special sounds and read the words. The first graders will filling in missing special sounds or matching words or phrases to pictures. The second graders will be doing similar work.
Reading-The first graders will continue with Animals in the Great Outdoors . The second graders will finish Growing Up Where Jesus Lived and begin on All Kinds of Animals.
Art-The class will be doing a fun project.
Spelling-.The first graders have List 27 and the second graders have List 28. Both grades have their test on Friday.
Writing-Both grades are working to improve their cursive writing.
Monday-Library, Bible Club,