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Friday, April 29, 2016

This week we read the story, Chicks and Salsa and continued to identify characters and setting.  We also talked about farm animals and are completing a research journal about horses. The vocabulary words we learned were: problem, discovered, encouragement, overwhelmed, disappointed.  Our new popcorn words were: was, saw, are, well.  The word family that we worked on was -ob.  Our math activities have been focusing on addition and subtraction.  We ended the week with a fun field trip to the DuPage Children's Museum.                                                  A Peek At Next Week: 
                      Reading: Rainbow Fish
                          Popcorn Words: pretty, funny, under, find
Math: Addition and Subtraction within ten (solving problems using different strategies)
     Library: Tuesday & Thursday 
Art: Wednesday
   Music: Fridays
   Gym & Recess: Everyday
 Things to review and practice: 
Phonics: recognition & sounds of the letters s, a, t, i, p, n, c, k, e, h, r, m, d, g, o, u, l, f, b, j, ai, oa, ie, ee, or, z, w, v, y, x, oo, ch, sh, ng, th, qu. ou, oi, ue, er, ar
Popcorn words: a, I, it, in, see, big, my, like, up, run, at, on, we, me, am, did, not, is, can, but, to, too, ran, into, for, little, and, yes, no, go, so, the, you, down, he, she, be, our, here, out, get, help, now, look, good, jump, will, have, must, one, two, three, four, five, said, this, that, new, soon, went, come, do, all, there, who, what, where, say, away, play, they, eat, please, want, with, came, make, ate, ride, was, saw, are, well
Math: counting to 100 by 1's and 10's, recognizing & comparing numbers 1-20, finding the missing number 1-20, recognizing and naming shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, rhombus, hexagon, cube, cone, sphere, cylinder) patterns, addition and subtraction within 10
ABC Countdown next week...
Monday (C) Crazy Hair Day
Tuesday (D) Dance Day
Wednesday (E) Extra Recess Day
Thursday (F) Freeze Pop Day
Friday (G) Game Day