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October 26, 2014: Spelling~Unit 8

This week we are working on Unit 8 in spelling. Your child should have brought home their pretest today. Please help them study for the test on Friday. The spelling homework should have also come home today and is due by Friday. This week’s skill is working with antonyms (opposites).  If you would like to practice this week’s skill, antonyms, just click on the picture below to get to a fun game.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS:  no, than, hear, make, been, first

October 26, 2014: Halloween Game

Here is a fun Halloween game to play. It lets you create your own jack-o-lantern. Just click on the picture below to get to the game. Also this website, Primary Games, has a lot of other Halloween games on it. Just click on the link below.

October 20, 2014: Harder Mad Minutes

Last week we started our harder mad minutes. These are addition problems with sums greater than 10. Many students are struggling with these. Please consider purchasing some addition flash cards and have your child practice a few minutes each night. I have also found a fun game to practice these harder facts. To play the game, just click on the picture below. Once at the website, click on “practice facts 1-10.”

October 19, 2014: Spelling~Unit 7

This week we are working on Unit 7 in spelling. The pretest and homework sheet should have come home today. Please help your child study for the test on Friday. This week our tests will go from 10 words to 12 words. This week’s spelling skill is working with the endings; s, ed, and ing. If you would like to practice this skill, you can click on the picture below to go to a game called, Fish ‘Em Up.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS ARE: like, him, see, time, could, your

October 13, 2014: Spelling~Unit 6

We are working on Unit 6 in spelling this week. Your child should have brought home their pretest today. Please make sure that your child is studying those 6 words. Also, a lot of students are mixing up there and their. Please make sure that your child understands the meaning of each word. These words will keep showing up on future tests. This week’s skill is working with homophones. Homophones are words that sound the same, but have different meanings and spellings. Please make sure your child cuts out the cards and practices the words. They need to bring back the top of the sheet with a parent signature saying that they practiced the words. Below is a game to practice using homophones. To play the game, just click on the picture.

THIS WEEK’S SPELLING WORDS ARE:  into, has, more, her, two, other

October 6, 2014: Spelling~Unit 5

This week we are working on Unit 5 for Spelling. Your child should have brought home their pretest today. PLEASE make sure that your child is studying these 6 words for the test on Friday. A spelling homework paper should have also come home today. This week’s skill is working with silent letters. Spelling homework is due by Friday. If you would like to practice using silent letters, click on the picture below to play a game called, “Silent Invaders.” Make sure your sound is turned on on your computer.

September 24, 2014: Telling Time Game

Here is another game to help you practice telling time to 5 minute intervals. Just click on the picture below to get to the website. Leave a comment here and let us know what you think of the game and how you did.

September 22, 2014: Spelling~Unit 3

This week we are working on Unit 3 in spelling. The skill for the week is the spelling patterns of “ou” and “ow”. Spelling homework is due back to school by Friday. Please help your child study for the test on Friday. Also, I found a website to practice the “ou” and “ow” spelling patterns. Just click on the picture below to go to the website. Once there, click on “ou and ow”.

This week’s spelling words are:    will, each, about, how, up, your

September 21, 2014: Telling Time Game

One of the essentials in math for the first trimester is telling time to the 5 min. Here is a great game to help you practice this skill. Just click on the picture below to get to the game. Leave a comment and let me know how you did. Have fun!!!

September 16, 2014: Number Grid Game

This week we are doing some work with the 100′s number grid. Here is a fun game to practice using a number grid. Just click on the picture below to get to the game. Leave a comment here and let us know what you thought of the game and how you did.