Ladybugs Learning...

Ladybugs are Learning....
Week of March 13th- 17th 

Cafe (Literacy block): This week we are reading books about St. Patrick's Day.  We will review and practice retelling.  When a student retells a story- they should be able to tell about the beginning, middle, and end of the story without looking back. 

Sight words:assess sight words 

      Previously learned words: a, I, am, to, go, like, the, see, can, are, have, it, is, in, me, my, on, he, has, at, for, look, she, and, we, do, be, you, up, will, so, had, if, no, said, or, not, with, his, by, all, that, what, there, him, her, as, they, who, an, from, was, of, when, but

Word Study: We are practicing the CVC spelling pattern.  This week we will read, match, and write words with a short vowel "u" sound (tub, hug, sud, fun, gum)

Writing: This week we are going to continue narrative writing.  We will write a story about finding a pot of gold including first, next, and last (3 events/sentences).

Science/ Social Studies: This week we will learn about the holiday and traditions of St. Patrick's Day.

Math: We will begin Unit 14: Shapes. We will focus on naming and identifying 2D and 3D (solid figures) shapes. Students should be able to explain why a shape is that shape (i.e. it is a rectangle because it has four sides, four corners, and the opposite sides are the same size)