Homework & Reminders Week of 2/18/19

This week we will be working on:

 

  • Reading: Narrative Texts

    • CAFE Strategies: Characters, Retelling, Plot, Setting

  • Writing: Narrative: Good Writing Skills, Good Handwriting, Introduction, Body and Closing Sentences

  • Math: Addition & Subtraction Fluency, Story Problems, Missing Addends, Number Bonds, Fact Families, Hundreds, Tens & Ones

  • Science: Patterns & Cycles on Earth and in Space (The Moon) & History of Earth: Processes that Shape the Surface (Erosion)

  • Social Studies: What is a Family &  Where is My Community and What is it Like?

Homework:

  • *******Complete Daily Spelling Homework & Sign Top of Each Day’s Page*******

    • ***Some of us are simply writing the words each day. Please make sure to read instructions in the front of your spelling notebook. The daily assignments are to help students build words, learn consonants/vowels and use their words in sentences/stories for better comprehension and memory.***
  • Complete Daily Math Homework: Check folders each day

  • Complete Daily Reading Practice: At least once per week, there will be homework that needs to be completed using reading bag books.

    1st Grade Spelling Words: -Y Endings

    • fly

    • try

    • spy

    • buy

    • sky

    • after

    • think

    • let

  • 2nd Grade Spelling Words: SCHWA

    • again

    • away

    • comma

    • idea

    • alike

    • round

    • which

    • why

    • right

    • read

Videos for Extra Practice!

Reminders: 

  • Monday:  NO SCHOOL

  • Tuesday: 

  • Wednesday: 

  • Thursday: 

  • Friday:  Spelling Tests

Valentine’s & 100th Day Celebration February 14th!

As you know this Thursday is a half day as well as Valentine’s Day! We will be celebrating our 100th Day & Valentine’s Day Celebration!

We will have centers and activities involving 100 objects and/or Valentine’s day themes!

Instead of creating boards, we will be decorating shirts and/or hats for our 100th day. You can use cotton balls, clothing paint, stickers, etc. Some examples include:

Please send in a shoe box or tissue box for your child to decorate and collect valentines from their classmates. They may pass out cards, small treats or small toys to each of their classmates. 

****Please Message Me on Classdojo if you are able to help with materials needed.****

We will need:

4-5 Bags Candy Hearts

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2 Boxes of Froot Loops

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100 Cups

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Shoe Boxes (We will decorate at school)

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**Celebration Assembly Wednesday 1:00 p.m.**

Students Who Are Being Awarded For Their Hard Work Include:

Honor Roll: Awarded by Marking Period. Recipients must have 1s and 2s on report cards in all areas including specials. One 3 on academics is permitted. Recipients must score 70% Or higher on the NWEA in two subject areas or more. Recipients must show appropriate behavior and have no suspensions.

Zahraa Ali

Hassan Alwatan

Most Improved: Awarded by Marking Period. Recipients must show an improvement academically and/or behaviorally. (Raised grades, NWEA scores, fewer disciplinary infractions, improved peer relations)

Ryan Hijazi

Rama Asad

Bucket Filler: Awarded by Marking Period. Recipients must follow the Core Values, show acts of kindness and be an upstander.

Ali Fardous

Sakina AlElayawi

Asya Aoun

Afnan Alsada

Math Masters ( Awarded three times per year. Top three recipients of this award should have fastest time and most accurate responses on Oakman Math-A-Thon (speed and fluency).

1st Grade:

1st: Ammar Aldhaheri

2nd: Mervet Mohamad

3rd: Muneer Nasser

2nd Grade:

1st: Hassan Alwatan

2nd: Ahmad Saad

3rd: Nasser Alashawil

Oakman Mathematicians: Recognized three times per year. Recipients who score 80% or above on Oakman Math-A-Thon.

Ryan Hijazi

Sakina AlElayawi

Rama Asad

Excellent Attendance: Awarded twice per year . Recipients may have three ( ½ day ) absence per semester. Students must be present and on time ( 0 tardies).  

Ammar Aldhaheri

Nasser Alashawil

Ahmad Saad

*I will update for special classes as I am informed on who is being awarded*

Music: Aminah Bagaciunis

Science Enrichment: Ahmad Saad

Gym: Ammar Aldhaheri

Homework & Reminders Week of 2/11/19

This week we will be working on:

 

  • Reading: Informational Texts

    • CAFE Strategies: Main Idea, Key Details, Photographs, Retelling

  • Writing: Informational- Finishing Our Animal Research Book! Good Writing Skills, Opening & Closing Sentences, Information and Key Details

  • Math: Addition & Subtraction Fluency, Story Problems, Missing Addends, Number Bonds, Fact Families, Hundreds, Tens & Ones

  • Science: Patterns & Cycles on Earth and in Space (The Moon) & History of Earth: Processes that Shape the Surface (Erosion)

  • Social Studies: What is a Family &  Where is My Community and What is it Like?

Homework:

  • *******Complete Daily Spelling Homework & Sign Top of Each Day’s Page*******

    • ***Some of us are simply writing the words each day. Please make sure to read instructions in the front of your spelling notebook. The daily assignments are to help students build words, learn consonants/vowels and use their words in sentences/stories for better comprehension and memory.***
  • Complete Daily Math Homework: Check folders each day

  • Complete Daily Reading Practice: At least once per week, there will be homework that needs to be completed using reading bag books.

    1st Grade Spelling Words: -AY Song

    • stray

    • away

    • tray

    • clay

    • say

    • every

    • old

    • by

  • 2nd Grade Spelling Words: OI & OY Vowel Pairs

    • broil

    • royal

    • soy

    • hoist

    • moist

    • because

    • before

    • green

    • made

    • many

Videos for Extra Practice!

Reminders: 

  • Monday: STEAM Night 4:30- 6:00 p.m. This is a free event, I look forward to seeing you!

  • Tuesday: 

  • Wednesday: Celebration Assembly 1:00 p.m. I will post students’ names that are getting awards later today!

  • Thursday: Spelling Tests

    • Valentine’s Day Celebration

    • 100th Day Celebration

    • Half Day!

  • Friday: NO SCHOOL

Homework & Reminders Week of 1/28/19

This week we will be working on:

 

  • Reading: Informational Texts

    • CAFE Strategies: Main Idea, Key Details, Photographs, Captions, Cause & Effect

  • Writing: Informational- Good Writing Skills, Opening & Closing Sentences, Information and Key Details

  • Math: Addition & Subtraction Fluency, Story Problems, Missing Addends, Number Bonds, Fact Families, Hundreds, Tens & Ones

  • Science: Patterns & Cycles on Earth and in Space (The Moon) & History of Earth: Processes that Shape the Surface (Erosion)

  • Social Studies: What is a Family &  Where is My Community and What is it Like?

Homework:

  • *******Complete Daily Spelling Homework & Sign Top of Each Day’s Page*******

    • ***Some of us are simply writing the words each day. Please make sure to read instructions in the front of your spelling notebook. The daily assignments are to help students build words, learn consonants/vowels and use their words in sentences/stories for better comprehension and memory.***
  • Complete Daily Math Homework: Check folders each day

  • Complete Daily Reading Practice: At least once per week, there will be homework that needs to be completed using reading bag books.

    1st Grade Spelling Words: WH- Digraphs

    • which

    • wheat

    • where

    • whale

    • white

    • want

    • too

    • pretty

  • 2nd Grade Spelling Words: AW & AU Vowel Pairs

    • pause

    • jaw

    • launch

    • bawl

    • hawk

    • just

    • take

    • stop

    • ask

    • fly

Reminders:

  • NWEA will be Monday January 28th & Tuesday January 29th!

    • Your child should already be practicing using their reading & math bags, completing homework daily as well as using CLEVER to access practice sites such as Zearn, Reading Eggs, Edmentum, MobyMax and Study Island. Please make sure we are eating healthy, getting good rest, not using video games or technology often (unless for learning) and practicing daily! 

    • Make sure to practice packets sent home on a separate sheet of paper and keep it for extra practice throughout the school year!

Videos for Extra Practice!

Reminders: 

**** It will be very cold with temperatures below zero! Please contact me if your child needs hats, gloves or any other outside wear! It is a possibility that we will have days off of school because of the cold weather. Stay warm!****

  • Monday: NWEA READING

  • Tuesday: NWEA MATH

  • Wednesday:

  • Thursday:

  • Friday: Spelling Tests

NWEA Reminder!

Good afternoon!

Just a reminder that NWEA is Monday & Tuesday next week! While I hope we’ve been practicing every day all year, make sure we are preparing ourselves to take the tests. I sent home practice sheets for math and reading. Make sure to review these with your child and write your answers on a separate sheet so that you can keep this practice for the future.

Have a great day!

NWEA Practice!

This site has similar questions to NWEA for 2nd Grade and up! Click Here

Here is instructions from NWEA Website for Practice Questions & Tutorial Videos:

Practice Tests and Videos for MAP Growth

Students can try Practice Tests and watch videos to become familiar with MAP Growth tests. The link appears on the student log-in page (test.mapnwea.org), or you can direct students to the following website on any supported device and browser (excluding Internet Explorer):

From the Student Resources, they can access MAP Practice Tests. These tests include about 5 questions, depending on the grade, and do not provide a score or adaptive behavior. You can also open the practice tests directly from this website:

  • Username = grow
  • Password = grow

 

** To access Kahn Academy, Reading Eggs, Edmentum, Zearn, Moby Max & Study Island you must first login to CLEVER using your 20# @dearbornschools.org and your password (birthdate). These are great ways to practice for the test as well as materials in Reading & Math Bags!

Homework & Reminders Week of 1/14/19

This week we will be working on:

 

  • Reading: Narrative

    • CAFE Strategies: Retelling, Problem, Solution, Describing Characters, Point of View

  • Writing: Opinion- Good Writing Skills, Opening & Closing Sentences, Reasons & Examples!

  • Math: Addition & Subtraction Fluency, Story Problems, Missing Addends, Number Bonds, Fact Families, Hundreds, Tens & Ones

  • Science: Patterns & Cycles on Earth and in Space & History of Earth: Processes that Shape the Surface

  • Social Studies: What is a Family &  Where is My Community and What is it Like?

Homework:

  • *******Complete Daily Spelling Homework & Sign Top of Each Day’s Page*******

    • ***Some of us are simply writing the words each day. Please make sure to read instructions in the front of your spelling notebook. The daily assignments are to help students build words, learn consonants/vowels and use their words in sentences/stories for better comprehension and memory.***
  • Complete Daily Math Homework: Check folders each day

  • Complete Daily Reading Practice: At least once per week, there will be homework that needs to be completed using reading bag books.

    1st Grade Spelling Words: bl- & gl- Blends

    • blank

    • blue

    • bleed

    • glue

    • glass

    • be

    • have

    • like

  • 2nd Grade Spelling Words: Short o Sound -oo- & -ou-

    • shook

    • soot

    • could

    • should

    • crook

    • think

    • every

    • any

    • going

    • again

Reminders:

  • NWEA will be Monday January 28th & Tuesday January 29th!

    • Your child should already be practicing using their reading & math bags, completing homework daily as well as using CLEVER to access practice sites such as Zearn, Reading Eggs, Edmentum, MobyMax and Study Island. Please make sure we are eating healthy, getting good rest, not using video games or technology often (unless for learning) and practicing daily!

Videos for Extra Practice!