Week of October 3


This week....

Focus of Study: Vowel team syllable: ee, ay, oa, ai, ow


-syllable types: closed, magic E, open, consoan+le

-spelling rules:

One syllable... one short vowel... followed by /ch/... it's a -t c h

One syllable... one short vowel... followed by /j/... it's a -dge!

One syllable... one short vowel... ends in f, l, s, or z... double it!

-syllable division

3rd grade Math

This week...

Focus of study: regrouping in addition, money, word problems, and skip counting to song by (2, 3, 4, 5, 10).


  • Write numbers in word form, standard form, expanded, and using base ten blocks

  • Place value and value of a digit

  • Even/odd

  • Greater than/less than

  • Rounding to the nearest tens, hundreds, and thousands

The students work in centers, interactive notebooks, or -- group instruction/interaction/questioning.

7th grade Language Arts

This week...

Focus of Study

  • Grammar daily review/application to writing sentences with emphasis on the use of adverbs and adjectives to expand sentences.

  • Writing an expository paragraph (Shurley English template)

-topic/3 point sentence-supporting details-conclusion

  • Fish in a Tree novel study:chapters 1-3

-background of author-characters (protagonist, antagonist)-plot-theme

Mrs. Barfield

Hebrews 6:19

Which hope we have as an anchor of the soul, both sure and steadfast, and which enters into that within the veil;