Monday: Home Reader: Practice reading together. One way that works best especially for a struggling reader is ECHO READING. You read and model a sentence. Then have them echo the same sentence after you. Answer questions either orally or written down. Send back signed
Tuesday: 1) Fluency Practice: Reading Fluency: Time them for a minute as they read. Circle any mistakes and mark where they finished in a minute. Discuss any mistakes they may have made. Then time them for a second minute. See if they can beat their first score. Our fall fluency goal is 51 words per minute (WPM).
2) Vocabulary Practice: Use the 5-6 Vocabulary words written in a complete sentence (Capitals, subject, predicate, punctuation). Practice writing complex sentences with vocab words, not simple sentences. Example: Different
Simple Sentence: I’m different. L
Complex Sentence: The first day of school is different from the last day of school. J
Wednesday: Math Common Core Lessons: These lessons reflect the skills we have worked on during the current week. Please complete and send back signed the next day.
Thursday: Rainbow Spelling; Students will write each word 3 times in pencil. Then they will trace (not color) over each word in 3 different colors to make a rainbow.
Friday: Letters Home in writing journal about thier week.