week of August 19-23
This week in ELA (Wonders): Begin Unit 1 Week 1 Genre: Fantasy Oral Vocabulary Words: awkward, outrageous, panic, relief, squawked. Phonemic Awareness: Phoneme Blending Phonics/Spelling: short a, i. Grammar: Sentences & Questions, Capitalizations and Punctuation. No Reading test this week. Spelling/Word Work will include 5 dictation sentences that include the weekly phonics & grammar rules.
New this year- we are NO longer required to give each weekly Reading test, as a grade level we have agreed to test on Week 2 and Week 4 of each unit, AND we are no longer required to give the big end of Unit Tests!