Weekly Summary Sheet for
February 27, 2017
Homework is sent each night in the folder and
planner. Please do in pencil and return
the next day.
Reading: Level 5 Reading story is “Amazing
Animals” page 44
and be able to read vocabulary words: baby, begins,
eight, fur, follow,
learning, until, years,
Spelling: bird, girl,
sir, stir, third,
her, fern, fur,
*****These words are very
difficult so please continue to study each night.
Dictation sentence: The
girl sees her
bird on the fern.
Spelling test is
Students will continue counting collections of dimes, nickels, and
pennies. I plan to give money test on
Monday, March 6th. We will begin
a unit on telling time to the hour and half hour.
Writing: We are
working on making correct strokes, using correct punctuation, and using correct
spacing. We are also working on organizing our thoughts when writing, focusing
on one topic, and adding descriptive words to our writing.
Social Studies: Students will learn about
the contributions of Benjamin Franklin.
He was a writer, inventor, and scientist. He proved that electricity existed in lightning
with his kite experiment. Benjamin
Franklin started the first lending library and volunteer fire department in the
United States. He also invented bifocal
glasses and the Franklin wood stove.
Science: We will begin learning about natural resources.
Other: Book-It reports are due on Tuesday. I will send the March report form next
week. Students will participate in the
March PTO program on March 9th.
The end of the grading period will be on March 10th with an
early dismissal that day.