Thursday, December 8, 2016

12/8/16

Bible:

Memory Verse - Genesis 32:24
We are studying the story of Joseph and Pharaoh

Language Arts: Writing

We worked on identifying adjectives today

Science:

Christmas program practice was during this period today

Social Studies:

We learned about the beginning of the Constitutional Convention today

Language Arts: Reading

We read a chapter from The Horse and His Boy today

Math:

Lesson 52 all problems
Times 12

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - No Spelling This week

Handwriting - Lesson 11 Day 4

Wednesday, December 7, 2016

12/7/16

Bible:

Memory Verse - Genesis 32:28
We played a BIble game today to help us learn our Bible books

Language Arts: Writing

we worked on Identifying Adjectives

Science:

We practiced our Christmas program during this class period today

Social Studies:

we worked on our world geography today

Language Arts: Reading

we are reading, as a class, out of The Horse and His Boy

Math:

Lesson 51 - Course 1 - all problems  Intermediate 5 - Just the letters
12 times tables

Language Arts: Spelling / handwriting:

No spelling this week
Handwriting - Lesson 11 day 3 & 4

Tuesday, December 6, 2016

12/6/16

Bible:

Memory Verse - Genesis 32:28
We took some time today and talked about the tragedy that occurred in our community over the last month.  I worked to emphasize the importance of the friends we choose, and how important it is that we make good choices when we choose what we get involved in.  This was a discussion generated by the kids when we were going over our prayer requests this morning.

Language Arts: Writing

Students had time to work on drafting their free write papers today.

Science:

We reviewed the different layers of our atmosphere.
Social Studies:

We took our Social Studies time today for our Christmas Program practice.

Language Arts: Reading 

While the students worked on their handwriting, I read out of the book, The Horse and His Boy.

Math:

We worked on finishing Investigation 5 in class today.

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - There is no spelling this week

Handwriting - We worked on Lesson 11 Day Days 2 & 3

Monday, December 5, 2016

12/5/16

Bible:

Memory Verse - Genesis 32:28
We had a short time in Bible today to discuss the subject of treating others how we would wish to be treated, in the framework of bullying.
We talked about how stopping bullying requires one person to take a stand and speak up, and how to not give people power over you by reacting the proper way to bully talk.

Language Arts: Writing

We are working on identifying adjectives and nouns within sentences.

Science / Social Studies:

We used these class periods today for Christmas Program Practice and Classroom decorating time

Language Arts: Reading

we turned in our reading books today

Math:

Investigation 6 - We worked on this in class,

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - There will be no spelling this week due to the Christmas program

Handwriting - Lesson 11 Day 1 & 2

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

11/30/16

Bible:

Memory Verse - Proverbs 3:5-7
We played a Bible game today to help us learn our Bible Books.  It was a new Bible game, which is always a fun challenge for the kids to figure out how to make it biblical

Language Arts: Writing

We are working on identifying adjectives right now, and will begin working on using creative and good adjectives soon.
We had drafting time for our free write assigment.

Science:

We did our Half Moon Creek glass project during this time today.

Social Studies:

We learned about the many weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation (#2 on the objectives) and learned about Shays' Rebellion.

Language Arts: Reading

It is day 15 of reading today

Math:

Lesson 50 - all problems
Times 9

We will be having a math test tomorrow!

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling- Sentences for first side of Lesson 12

Handwriting - Lesson 10 Day 2 & 3

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

11/29/16

Bible:

Memory Verse - Proverbs 3:5-7
We read about Abraham's sacrifice of Isaac today, and saw how Isaac was a type, or representative of Jesus.

Language Arts: Writing

Students have begun brainstorming for their next Free Write assignment

Science:


We learned about the Stratosphere and the ozone layer today.

Social Studies:

We reviewed the problems with the Articles of Confederation and learned a few more today

We took 12 minutes today to begin working on our class decorations

Language Arts: Reading



Math:

Lesson 49 -
We did not do a timed test today because of practice for our christmas program

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - We missed our worksheet today due to program practice

Handwriting - Lesson 12 Day 2 & 3

11/28/16

Bible:

Memory Verse - Proverbs 3:5-7
We are reading about Abraham's Ultimate Sacrifice

Language Arts: Writing

Grammar - We began working on identifying adjectives
We will begin writing a Free writing project tomorrow.

Today we went over our plans for Color Day on Friday, in which we chose black as our 'color'
We also went over our plans for decorating our classroom for Christmas.

Science:

We began a chapter on our atmosphere and the weather.  Today we defined atmosphere and began a drawing of our the layers of our atmosphere.

Social Studies:

We are learning about the Articles of Confederation and the difficulties our country went through trying to figure out what type of government to create.

Language Arts: Reading

We began reading the book Swift Arrow together in class.

Math:

Lesson 48 - lettered problems only
Times 9

Language Arts: Spelling / Handwriting

Spelling - Pre Test 12

Handwriting - Lesson 10 Day 1 & 2