blessed trinity catholic school

Mrs. Golino

email: golino@blessedtrinitycatholicschool.org

Week of April 15 – April 17

Our field trip to MOSH is on Tuesday.  Your child must wear their school uniform and school shoes.  Remember to send your child to school with a bagged lunch and drink. (No glass containers/everything must be disposable.  We will not be bringing anything back.)  Do not send any money with your child, as we will not be visiting the MOSH gift store.  We will leave at approximately 9:30 a.m. and return to school at approximately 1:40 p.m.

Reading-

Please practice reading these words each day.  Our new vocabulary words are listed below:

*(First Grade Readiness) – I, see, a, green, like, one, the, we, do, look, was, yellow, you, are, have, that, they, two, he, is, three, to, with, for, go, here, me, where

*(Unit 1) – come, in, my, on, way, she, take, up, what, blue, from, get, help, little, use, eat, five, four, her, this, too, saw, small, tree, your, home, into, many, them

*(Unit 2) – catch, good, no, put, said, want, be, could, horse, of, old, paper, live, out, people, who, work, down, inside, now, there, together, around, find, food, grow, under, water, also, family, new, other, some, their

*(Unit 3) – always, become, day, everything, nothing, stays, things, any, enough, ever, every, own, sure, were, away, car, friends, house, our, school, very, afraid, again, few, how, read, soon, done, know, push, visit, wait, before, does, good-bye, oh, right, won’t

*(Unit 4) – about, enjoy, give, surprise, worry, would, colors, draw, drew, great, over, show, sign, found, mouth, once, took, wild, above, eight, laugh, moon, touch, picture, remember, room, stood, thought, across, because, dance, only, opened, shoes, told

*(Unit 5) –

Phonics-

We are learning the sound of long vowel e.  We are learning about the sounds of final y as a vowel like in the words sky and baby.  We are also learning about r controlled vowels such as ir and ur (stir and fur).

Language-

Nouns name a person, place, animal, or thing.  Examples include:  baker, park, kitten, and mug.  Practice finding nouns in your world around you.

Verbs are action words.  A verb tells what a nouns does.  Examples include:  run, jump, sleep, read.  Practice finding verbs in the world around you.

An adjective is a describing word.  It describes a noun.  Examples include:  bright sun, loud boat, stinky garbage, sour lemon, prickly thorn, one cat, large tree, red cherry, etc.

A Telling Sentence gives us information.  It begins with a capital letter and ends with a period.

The Subject of a sentence is also called the Naming Part.  It tells who or what.  Example:  My mommy reads a book.  “My mommy” is the Naming Part of Subject.

The Predicate of a sentence is also called the Telling Part.  It tells the action.  Two ducks swim in the pond.  “swim in the pond” is the Telling Part of Predicate.

An Asking Sentence asks a question.  It begins with a capital letter and ends with a question mark.

An Exclamatory Sentence says something with strong emotion.  It begins with a capital letter and ends with an exclamation mark.

A Proper Noun names a special noun.  It begins with a capital letter.  Examples include:  states – Florida, cities – Jacksonville, streets – Beach Blvd., places – Publix, months – November, days – Saturday.

Add an -s to the end of a noun to name more than one.  Examples:  bed, beds, book, books, and star, stars.

Spelling-

Listed below are our spelling words.  Practice every day.

No new spelling words this week.

Handwriting-

We are learning how to write our D’Nealian letters.

Religion –

We are learning about …

  • The last meal Jesus shared with His followers is the Last Supper.
  • Jesus gave His followers the gift of Himself.
  • The Eucharist is the sacrament of the Body and Blood of Christ.
  • At the Last Supper, Jesus told His followers to, “Do this in memory of me.”  Luke 22:19
  • Mass is another name for the celebration of the Eucharist.
  • At Mass, we worship God and give thanks for the gift of Christ’s Body and Blood.
  • We remember what Jesus said and did at the Last Supper.
  • A priest leads the celebration at Mass.
  • We praise God by singing and praying.
  • The most important time we gather is for Sunday Mass.
  • We welcome one another, join together, stand and sing, and we pray.
  • We listen carefully to God’s Word so we can grow in God’s love.
  • The Gospel is the Good News about Jesus Christ and His teachings.
  • The altar is the table of the Lord.
  • When the priest prepares the gifts, we pray, “Blessed be God for ever.”
  • We prepare ourselves to receive Jesus by praying the Our Father, sharing the sign of peace, and asking Jesus for forgiveness and peace.

Mathematics-

Practice identifying numbers from 1-100.  We will recognize, count, and order numbers.  Practice finding numbers before, between, and right after.

We are building addition sentences with sums up to 10.  The two numbers being added are called addends.  The answer you get when adding is called the sum.

We will learn to subtract numbers through 10.  The answer you get when you subtract is called the difference.  The first number is called the whole and the second number is called a part.

We are learning about fact families.  Examples include:

4+2=6, 2+4=6, 6-4=2, 6-2=4

We are learning to measure.

Explore tens and ones together.  We can group objects in to tens and ones when we count.

We are adding with sums to 20.

We are subtracting differences from 20.

We are learning how to use various kinds of graphs to display information collected.

We are adding two 2 digit numbers with and without regrouping.

We are subtracting two 2 digit numbers with and without regrouping.

We are learning about geometry.

We are learning how to tell time to the hour and the half hour.