• Math concepts this year include:

• Sorting objects into groups based on shape

-If I have a group of objects with 4 sides, does the circle or square belong in it?

• Measurement using a ruler
• Telling time
• Understanding place value

-15 is one ten and 5 ones

• Solving one step word problems

-If John has 6 apples and Amiyah eats 4, how many are there left?

• ** Addition and Subtraction fast facts will be started after the New Year.  When the concepts are more secure, please continue to work on the fluency and speed of the facts so they are learned by heart.
• 1+1=2
• 1+2=3
• 1+3=4
• 1+4=5
• Etc.

Our goal this year is to teach your child several new stories within the “Journey’s” reading curriculum.  These stories will be reflected on several times a week and will the students with skills such as—

-Determining Plot, Setting, Characters, and Theme

-Defining Main Idea and Author’s Purpose

-Inferencing, Prediction, Summarizing and Sequencing

-Identifying Problem and Solution

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Below are the Sight words provided by the Journeys curriculum.  Once one row is mastered, each student will move on to the next!

you, for, and, be, play, help, with, her, what, look, have, too

who, here, find, no, funny, they, all, me, does, my, do, sing

friend, hold, full, many, good, pull, away, every, call, hear, come, said

animal, of, how, some, make, why, her, she, now, today, our, would

after, draw, read, was, pictures, write, eat, put, give, small, one, take

blue, little, water, cold, live, where, far, their, been, never, own, brown, off, very, know, out

down, green, open, fall, grow, yellow, goes, new, four, over, two, five, starts, watch, into, three

bird, fly, shoes, both, long, walk, eyes, or, around, bring, show, because, carry, think, before, light

about, by, car, could, don't, maybe, should, there, first, food, ground, right, sometimes, these, under, your

done, great, laugh, paper, soon, talk, were, work, door, more, mother, old, try, use, want, wash

few, window, shall, night, noise, world, loudly, story, baby, begins, eight, follow, learning, until, years, young

again, alone, began, boy, father, house, nothing, together, ready, kinds, covers, country, earth, warms, soil, almost

buy, city, family, myself, party, please, school, seven, above, bear, even, pushed, studied, surprised, teacher, toward

always, happy, once, different, high, stories, enough, near, across, head, second, ball, heard, should, cried, large

caught, thought, beautiful, took, minute, friendship, listen, idea, brothers, loved, people, everyone, most, sorry, field, only