blessed trinity catholic school

Mrs. Golino

email: golino@blessedtrinitycatholicschool.org

Week of May 27 – May 31

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) – along, behind, eyes, never, pulling, toward, door, loved, should, wood, among, another, instead, none, among, another, instead, none, built, early, learn, science, through

Phonics-

We are learning about consonant digraphs.  Examples include:  thunder and shake.

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.

An Imperative Sentence gives a command.  It begins with a capital letter and ends with a period.  Example:  Help with the dishes.

Pronouns take the place of a noun.  Examples include:  he, she, we, they, it, her, his, ours, theirs, etc.

Spelling-

Listed below are our spelling words.  Practice every day.

*No new spelling words.  We are reviewing old words learned.

Handwriting-

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

Religion –

We are learning about …

  • God gave us creation to use and enjoy.
  • God wants us to take care of it and enjoy it.
  • God wants people to take care of animals.
  • God has given us all gifts and talents.
  • God wants us to use our gifts and talents to take care of creation and each other.
  • Jesus wants us to treat each other as we would want to be treated.

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.

We are learning about money used in America.  Practice counting coins with your child.