Zion Lutheran

1st and 2nd Grade News

   Behavior Chart

Schedule

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

7:45-8:30

Science

Science

Science

Science

Science

45 minutes

8:30-8:55

P.E.

P.E.

Music

P.E.

P.E.

25 minutes

9:00-9:30

Snack/Break

Snack/Break

Chapel

Snack/Break

Snack/Break

30 minutes

9:30-10:00

2nd grade Reading

2nd grade Reading

2nd grade Reading

2nd grade Reading

2nd grade Reading

30 minutes

10:00-11:00

1st grade Reading

1st grade Reading

1st grade Reading

1st grade Reading

1st grade Reading

60 minutes

11:00-11:30

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

Lunch

30 minutes

11:30-12:10

2nd Math

2nd Math

2nd Math

2nd Math

2nd Math

40 minutes

12:10-12:50

1st Math

1st Math

1st Math

1st Math

1st Math

40 minutes

12:50-1:00

Bathroom

Bathroom

Bathroom

Bathroom

Bathroom

10 minutes

1:00-1:35

Recess

Recess

Recess

Recess

Recess

35 minutes

1:35-2:10

Religion

Religion

Religion

Religion

Dismissal 1:30

35 minutes

2:10-2:35

Work Time

Work Time

Art

Work Time

25 minutes

2:35-2:40

Dismissal

Dismissal

Dismissal

Dismissal

5 minutes

Kathy

September

(17-21)

Science: What Can We Learn From a Shadow?

Math: First Grade is working on: identifying Morning and Afternoon; identifying first, last, between, and middle;identifying first, second, and third; acting out “some, some more” and “some, some went away” stories; identifying a triangle; identifying the number of sides and angles of a triangle; sorting by one attribute; making a shape on a geoboard; and identifying inside and outside.

Second Grade is working on: identifying even and odd numbers; identifying ordinal positions to twelfth; adding 2 facts; a written assessment; and identifying weekdays and days of the weekend.

Reading: First grade is working on the th, sh, and ch sounds. Second Grade is working on vowels and adjectives.

Religion: Isaac Blesses His Sons

Memory: Test over John 14:15 on Tuesday. Started Proverbs 3:5 this week.

Spelling: Spelling Test Friday!

1st

2nd

1.

this

show

2.

that

now

3.

thin

work

4.

think

first

5.

thank

down

6.

bath

many

7.

path

about

8.

math

over

9.

cloth

only

10.

moth

before

11.

would

12.

could

October

(1-5)

Science: What Can We Learn From a Shadow? and Sounds We Have Heard

Math: First Grade is working on: counting pennies, identifying a number between two numbers, dividing a solid in half, picturing and combining sets, graphing a picture on a pictograph, counting from 0 to 23, making an organized list to solve a problem, and have an assessment to take.

Second Grade is working on: creating and reading a pictograph, identifying polygons, identifying fractional parts of a whole, adding 10 to a single-digit number, adding 9, using logical reasoning to solve a problem, solving a problem by acting it out, and taking an assessment.

Reading: First grade is working on the-ing, -ang, -ong, and -ung sounds. Second Grade is working on the s- sound, s- and -es plural words, and syllables.

Religion: Broken Promises, Angels, Jacob’s Ladder

Memory: Test over Proverbs 3:5 on Tuesday. Started 2 Corinthians 13:14 this week.

Spelling: Spelling Test Friday!

1st

2nd

1.

king

mess

2.

sing

class

3.

thing

buzz

4.

hang

quiz

5.

bang

was

6.

sang

does

7.

long

doesn’t

8.

song

close

9.

hung

goes

10.

sung

easy

11.

busy

12.

because

(8-12)

Science: Good Vibrations

Math: First Grade is working on: Counting from 0 to 23, writing addition number sentences, representing equivalent forms of the same number, identifying ordinal positions to the sixth, addition facts: doubles with sums to 10, identifying a rectangle, identifying the number of sides and angles of a rectangle, writing number sentences for “some, some more” stories, creating addition problem situations, identifying the attributes of pattern blocks, and taking an assessment.

Second Grade is working on: drawing pictures and writing number sentences for “some, some more” and “some, some went away” stories, dividing a shape in half, shading one half of a shape, identifying if a fractional part of a whole is closer to 0, ½, or 1, dividing a square in half two different ways, addition facts Doubles Plus 1,  identifying geometric shape pieces that differ in one way, telling and showing time to the half hour, and taking an assessment.

Reading: First grade is working on -le pattern words and the sight words: do have, show, how, me, a. Second Grade is working on adding -ed, -ing, - and es to words as well as practicing spelling words.

Religion: Joseph: Forgiveness and Love

Memory: Test over 2 Corinthians 13:14 on Tuesday. Started Commandment 2 this week.

Spelling: Spelling Test Friday!

1st

2nd

1.

bubble

lifted

2.

little

lived

3.

candle

pushed

4.

pickle

pulled

5.

do

school

6.

have

friend

7.

show

people

8.

how

outside

9.

me

more

10.

a

all

11.

years

12.

should

(15-17)

Science: NONE

Math: First Grade is working on: Creating and reading a repeating pattern and addition facts: doubles with sums to 18

Second Grade is working on: estimating temperature, reading a thermometer to the nearest 10 degrees, counting dimes and pennies, writing addition and subtraction fact families

Reading: A.R.

Religion: Moses: Leads God’s People

Memory: Test over the Second Commandment on Tuesday.

Spelling: NONE

(22-26)

Science: Communicating Using Light and Sound

Math: First Grade is working on: Identifying lighter and heavier using a balance, Addition facts: doubles with sums to 18, looking for a pattern to solve a problem, covering designs with pattern blocks, ordering numbers to 20, adding 1 to a number, writing number sentences for “some, some went away” stories, creating subtraction problem situations, and taking an assessment

Second Grade is working on: Addition Facts: Sums of 8 and 9, Drawing a Picture to solve a problem, looking for a pattern to solve a problem, identifying geometric shape pieces that are alike in only one way, Creating a reading a bar graph, tallying, counting by 5’s, identifying horizontal, vertical, and oblique lines, dividing a whole into halves, fourths, and eighths, writing a unit fraction using fraction notation, and taking an assessment.

Reading: First grade is working on: -er and -ed pattern words. Second Grade is working on: R sounds, -er, -ir, and -ur.

Religion: Moses: Exodus

Memory: Start Psalm 103:1 Praise the Lord, O my soul; all my inmost being, praise His holy name and test next Tuesday.

Spelling: Test is on Friday!

1st

2nd

1.

after

dark

2.

never

start

3.

better

party

4.

winter

storm

5.

summer

forget

6.

rested

morning

7.

twisted

dirt

8.

planted

thirsty

9.

printed

under

10.

acted

person

11.

turn

12.

purple

(29-2)

Science: Communicating Using Light and Sound

Math: First Grade is working on:

Second Grade is working on:

Reading: First grade is working on: -ed pattern words and memory words. Second Grade is working on: R sounds, -er, -ir, and -ur.

Religion: Moses and the Israelites

Memory: Test on Psalm 103:1 and starting Matthew 28:19 Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.

Spelling: Test is on Friday!

1st

2nd

1.

yelled

worst

2.

smelled

word

3.

jumped

worm

4.

bumped

worry

5.

look

early

6.

your

earth

7.

the

learn

8.

was

heard

9.

are

dollar

10.

for

sugar

11.

regular

12.

calendar

November

(5-9)

Science: Science Experiment for Science Fair

Math: First Grade is working on: sorting items and creating a graph, weighing objects using nonstandard units, finding a sum by counting on, making and reading a bar graph, using logical reasoning, adding 0 addition facts, covering a design in different ways

Second Grade is working on: identifying tens and ones, identifying pairs, dividing a set of objects into groups of two, identifying halves, fourths, and eighths of a whole, creating and reading a bar graph, addition facts; sums 0f 11, measuring with one-inch color tiles,  naming fractional parts of a whole, comparing fractional parts of a whole, writing a fraction using fraction notation, trading pennies for dimes, and an assessment.

Reading: First grade is working on: adding -ed and -ing . Second Grade is working on: -aw, -au, -al, -a, and -ay sounds, and commas.

Religion: The Ten Commandments

Memory: Test on Matthew 28:19: Go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit. Start the third commandment: Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy.

Spelling: Test is on Friday!

1st

2nd

1.

helping

draw

2.

helped

yawn

3.

asking

awful

4.

asked

fault

5.

hugging

august

6.

hugged

called

7.

shopping

smallest

8.

shopped

chalk

9.

grinning

walk

10.

grinned

talk

11.

today

12.

away

(12-14)

Desert Book: Ms. Smith’s Desert Research Engine https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=006889778793892466986:amc2j3l00na 

Science: Science Experiment for Science Fair

Math: First Grade is working on: counting by 10’s to 100, subtraction facts: subtracting 1, identifying Identical Designs, counting dimes, and counting by 2’s.

Second Grade is working on: measuring to the nearest inch, adding 10 to a two-digit number, addition facts: sums of 12, identifying 1-cup and ½-cup measuring cups, tablespoons, teaspoons, and reading a recipe..

Reading: First grade is working on: adding -ing and -ed, and and or, and memory words . Second Grade is working on:. -ou, -ow, -oy, tag along e, and homophones.

Religion: Moses: Journey to the Promised Land

Memory: Test on third commandment: Remember the Sabbath day by keeping it holy. Start Acts 2:42:They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. 

Spelling: Test is next Wednesday!

1st

2nd

1.

flipping

boy

2.

flipped

enjoy

3.

stepping

joined

4.

stepped

points

5.

there

shout

6.

from

ground

7.

be

around

8.

to

crowd

9.

we

flower

10.

or

snow

11.

below

12.

yellow

(19-21)

Desert Book: Books from classroom and Ms. Smith’s Desert Research Engine https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=006889778793892466986:amc2j3l00na 

Science: none

Math: First Grade is working on: subtraction facts: subtracting 1, identifying Identical Designs, counting dimes, and an assessment.

Second Grade is working on: identifying similarities and differences among coins, counting nickels,  writing the date using digits, and an assessment.

Reading: First grade is working on: adding -ing and -ed, and and or, and memory words . Second Grade is working on:. -ou, -ow, -oy, tag along e, and homophones.

Religion: Moses: Journey to the Promised Land, Poison Snakes, Rebel and Restore

Memory: Test on Acts 2:42:They devoted themselves to the apostles’ teaching and to the fellowship, to the breaking of bread and to prayer. We will start a new one next week.

Spelling: Test is Wednesday!

1st

2nd

1.

flipping

boy

2.

flipped

enjoy

3.

stepping

joined

4.

stepped

points

5.

there

shout

6.

from

ground

7.

be

around

8.

to

crowd

9.

we

flower

10.

or

snow

11.

below

12.

yellow

(26-30)

Desert Book: Books from classroom and Ms. Smith’s Desert Research Engine https://cse.google.com/cse?cx=006889778793892466986:amc2j3l00na 

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Reading: First grade is working on: . Second Grade is working on:.

Religion: 

Memory: Start. 

Spelling: Test is Friday!

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2nd

1.

2.

3.

4.

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8.

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10.

11.

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December

(3-7)