Homework: January 22-26

Spelling:

Please Print the Spelling Homework Menu:

Spelling Homework Menu

Please print out the sort and sorting page (or you can make your own) for your child’s spelling group:

Gold Group:

E.21

E sorting page, sort 21

Silver Group:

L.6

LN sorting page, sort 6

Black Group:

L.9

LN sorting page, sort 9

White Group:

L.15

LN sorting page, sort 15

Follow the directions on the Homework Menu (and look at the How To Guide-Spelling Homework for more details), turn it in on Friday!

Math:

Option 1: Moby Max for 40 minutes/week (10 minutes a night)

Your student may work on any of the math sections (math, math facts, numbers). Use the link below and enter the picture password (mountains, tent)

http://www.mobymax.com/signin/chogenson/

Option 2: Math Homework Worksheets All 4 worksheets must be completed for full credit

M4_Lesson 5 Homework

M4_Lesson 6 Homework

M4_Lesson 7 Homework

M4_Lesson 8 Homework

*If you would like to do a combination of Moby Max and math worksheets, that’s totally fine! 1 worksheet is the equivalent of 10 minutes, so just make sure your “total time” for the week is 40 minutes

Reading:

Students must read for 20 minutes each night Monday-Thursday (and we encourage you to continue on the weekends). This may be individually, with a sibling, parent, friend, etc. Parents, initial the reading homework calendar found inside your student’s homework folder for each night they read. If you miss any days during the week, the weekend is a good time to make them up!

Here’s the reading calendar again if you need it!

Reading Homework Calendar- Mrs. Hogenson

Comment below if there are any questions!

Weekly Snapshot: January 22-26

What We’re Learning:

SEM Theme for the Month: Oral

Phonics: We are learning 2 phonograms this week,  igh which has 1 sound: /long i/ as in high and dge which has 1 sound, /j/ as in bridge. These 2+ letter phonograms can be tricky! It will be helpful if you review this sound with your child this week, especially as you see it in words! Also, be sure to check out the Phonics tab (under Resources) for tips and tricks to help your child learn these sounds- especially check out the video posted with hand signs for each sound (it helps A LOT). These will both be on the Reading Quiz next week!

Sight Words: This week we have 2 sight words: to & in. Make sure and check out the Sight Words tab (under Resources) for tips and tricks to help your child learn these sight words! They will be on the Reading Quiz next week! *Advanced Words: word, but

Math: Compositions and decompositions of 2, 3, 4, and 5 and decompositions of 6, 7, and 8 into number pairs.

Science/History: We will be starting our new unit on citizenship and hero attributes. We will be learning about some of our presidents as role models for citizenship.

Writing: We will use a word web and 1 sentence to write about bugs!

Handwriting: We will continue using the concept of sky, fence, and ground to help with handwriting. We will review writing the letters C & D.

Centers: Centers this week will consist of silent reading, rocketship sight word game/CVC word practice, learning poems/nursery rhymes, build a snowman out of felt, MobyMax (phonics sections) on iPads, and 1 more/1 less with dice.

SEM Activities: This week we will be using poems and speeches to learn about igh & dge, to, in, & citizenship.

Events/Activities Coming Up:

Kindergarten starts at 8:20am and ends at 11:10am. On Fridays, Kindergarten ends at 10:10am. Thanks for being on time!

Reading Quiz: This week, your child will be quizzed on ee, gu, eigh, ph, and, a, the, of. In general, everyone is having a little difficulty remembering the sounds for the 2+ letter phonograms. Please find some time to review with your students! It makes a huge difference! Make sure your child can read these sight words when they see the word and say ALL the sounds for each letter/phonogram when they see it! Advanced Quiz: ee, gu, eigh, ph, had, by, or, zero.

Spelling Test:  Gold group needs to be able to write the correct first sound. Silver, Black, and White groups need to be able to write the word family portion as well as the beginning sound correctly (pretty much the whole word). If you have any questions, let me know!

January SEM Project: Project day for this month’s Oral Project is January 25 (this Thursday)! Here’s the project sheet if you need it! Expression Style Project- Jan

Grades: Make sure to be checking graded papers as they come home as well as your child’s grades in Aspire! Quarter 2 has ended! Your student’s progress report will be available next Friday. Check them out and let me know if you have any questions or concerns! Remember, I will email you and let you know if your child falls below 75% in any category.

Homework: Spelling (with spelling groups), math, and reading homework this week! Make sure to check the Homework blog post for more details!

Volunteer Calendar: Here is the link to the Volunteer Calendar: Mrs. Hogenson’s Class- Volunteer Calendar  (you can also find it on the blog under the Parent Info tab>>> Volunteer Schedule). PLEASE come if you’re scheduled to. If you can’t come, let me know! Thanks for helping!

Field Trip: Remember, field trip to the Hogle Zoo on April 26! Mark your calendar if you’d like to come!

We are currently in need of the following items:

-winter or Valentine’s stickers

That’s all for this week! Email, text via Remind, or comment if you have any questions!

Mrs. Hogenson

Homework: January 15-19

Homework is only assigned on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday this week due to our shortened week. 

Spelling:

Please Print the Spelling Homework Menu (Only 2 options are required from the Menu this week):

Spelling Homework Menu- No Monday

Please print out the sort and sorting page (or you can make your own) for your child’s spelling group:

Gold Group:

E.20

E sorting page, sort 20

Silver Group:

L.5

LN sorting page, sort 5

Black Group:

L.8

LN sorting page, sort 8

White Group:

L.14

LN sorting page, sort 14

Follow the directions on the Homework Menu (and look at the How To Guide-Spelling Homework for more details), turn it in on Friday!

Math:

*Remember, due to the shortened week, only 30 minutes of total “time” is required!

Option 1: Moby Max for 30 minutes/week (10 minutes a night)

Your student may work on any of the math sections (math, math facts, numbers). Use the link below and enter the picture password (mountains, tent)

http://www.mobymax.com/signin/chogenson/

Option 2: Math Homework Worksheets All 3 worksheets must be completed for full credit

M4_Lesson 1 Homework

M4_Lesson 2 Homework

M4_Lesson 3 Homework

*If you would like to do a combination of Moby Max and math worksheets, that’s totally fine! 1 worksheet is the equivalent of 10 minutes, so just make sure your “total time” for the week is 30 minutes

Reading:

Students must read for 20 minutes each night Tuesday-Thursday (and we encourage you to continue on the weekends). This may be individually, with a sibling, parent, friend, etc. Parents, initial the reading homework calendar found inside your student’s homework folder for each night they read. If you miss any days during the week, the weekend is a good time to make them up!

Here’s the reading calendar again if you need it!

Reading Homework Calendar- Mrs. Hogenson

Comment below if there are any questions!

Weekly Snapshot: January 15-19

What We’re Learning:

SEM Theme for the Month: Oral

Phonics: We are learning 2 phonograms this week,  ee which has 1 sound: /long e/ as in see and gu which has 1 sound, /g/ as in guess. These 2+ letter phonograms can be tricky! It will be helpful if you review this sound with your child this week, especially as you see it in words! Also, be sure to check out the Phonics tab (under Resources) for tips and tricks to help your child learn these sounds- especially check out the video posted with hand signs for each sound (it helps A LOT). These will both be on the Reading Quiz next week!

Sight Words: This week we have 2 sight words: a & and. Make sure and check out the Sight Words tab (under Resources) for tips and tricks to help your child learn these sight words! They will be on the Reading Quiz next week! *Advanced Words: had, by

Math: We begin our new unit this week about number pairs, and addition and subtraction to 10. This week we will cover compositions and decompositions of 2, 3, 4, and 5.

Science/History: Weather and seasons, this week we will be talking about the weather, storm safety, and meteorologists.

Writing: We will use a word web and 1 sentence to write about favorite pets!

Handwriting: We will continue using the concept of sky, fence, and ground to help with handwriting. We will review writing the letters C & D.

Centers: Centers this week will consist of silent reading, Gumball Sight Word game/CVC word practice, retelling “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?”, winter sensory play, MobyMax (phonics sections) on iPads, and snowflake pattern blocks.

SEM Activities: This week we will be using poems and speeches to learn about ee & gu, and, a, & weather.

Events/Activities Coming Up:

Kindergarten starts at 8:20am and ends at 11:10am. On Fridays, Kindergarten ends at 10:10am. Thanks for being on time!

Martin Luther King Day: Remember, there is NO SCHOOL on January 15 in honor of Martin Luther King Jr.! Enjoy your 3 day weekend! 🙂

Reading Quiz: This week, your child will be quizzed on eigh, ph, ai, ay, the, of, have, from. Please find a few minutes to review with your students if they have been struggling on the reading quiz. It only takes a few minutes and can really help them prepare! Make sure your child can read these sight words when they see the word and say ALL the sounds for each letter/phonogram when they see it! Advanced Quiz: eigh, ph, ai, ay, or, zero, have, from.

Spelling Test:  Gold and Silver groups needs to be able to write the correct first sound. Black and White groups needs to be able to write the word family portion as well as the beginning sound correctly (pretty much the whole word). If you have any questions, let me know!

January SEM Project: Project day for this month’s Oral Project is January 25! Here’s the project sheet if you need it! Expression Style Project- Jan

Grades: Make sure to be checking graded papers as they come home as well as your child’s grades in Aspire! Quarter 2 ends on January 19 (this Friday!), if you’re concerned about your child’s grade, you need to talk to me ASAP!

Homework: THERE IS HOMEWORK THIS WEEK! It will be adjusted for the shortened week. Spelling (with spelling groups), math, and reading homework this week! Make sure to check the Homework blog post for more details!

Volunteer Calendar: Here is the link to the Volunteer Calendar: Mrs. Hogenson’s Class- Volunteer Calendar  (you can also find it on the blog under the Parent Info tab>>> Volunteer Schedule). PLEASE come if you’re scheduled to. If you can’t come, let me know! Thanks for helping!

Field Trip: Remember, field trip to the Hogle Zoo on April 26! Mark your calendar if you’d like to come!

We are currently in need of the following items:

-winter stickers

That’s all for this week! Email, text via Remind, or comment if you have any questions!

Mrs. Hogenson

Homework: January 8-12

Spelling:

Please Print the Spelling Homework Menu:

Spelling Homework Menu

Please print out the sort and sorting page (or you can make your own) for your child’s spelling group:

Gold Group:

E.19

E sorting page, sort 19

Silver Group:

L.4

LN sorting page, sort 4

Black Group:

L.7

LN sorting page, sort 7

White Group:

L.13

LN sorting page, sort 13

Follow the directions on the Homework Menu (and look at the How To Guide-Spelling Homework for more details), turn it in on Friday!

Math:

Option 1: Moby Max for 40 minutes/week (10 minutes a night)

Your student may work on any of the math sections (math, math facts, numbers). Use the link below and enter the picture password (mountains, tent)

http://www.mobymax.com/signin/chogenson/

Option 2: Math Homework Worksheets All 4 worksheets must be completed for full credit

M3_Lesson 28 Homework

M3_Lesson 29 Homework

M3_Lesson 30 Homework

M3_Lesson 31 Homework

*If you would like to do a combination of Moby Max and math worksheets, that’s totally fine! 1 worksheet is the equivalent of 10 minutes, so just make sure your “total time” for the week is 40 minutes

Reading:

Students must read for 20 minutes each night Monday-Thursday (and we encourage you to continue on the weekends). This may be individually, with a sibling, parent, friend, etc. Parents, initial the reading homework calendar found inside your student’s homework folder for each night they read. If you miss any days during the week, the weekend is a good time to make them up!

Here’s the reading calendar again if you need it!

Reading Homework Calendar- Mrs. Hogenson

Comment below if there are any questions!

Weekly Snapshot: January 8-12

What We’re Learning:

SEM Theme for the Month: Oral

Phonics: We are learning 2 phonograms this week (we are now into 2+ letter phonograms as we’ve finished the alphabet),  eigh which has 1 sound: /long a/ as in neigh and ph which has 1 sound, /f/ as in phone. These 2+ letter phonograms can be tricky! It will be helpful if you review this sound with your child this week, especially as you see it in words! Also, be sure to check out the Phonics tab (under Resources) for tips and tricks to help your child learn these sounds- especially check out the video posted with hand signs for each sound (it helps A LOT). These will both be on the Reading Quiz next week!

Sight Words: This week we have 2 sight words: the & of (review words that we learned at the beginning of the year. Make sure and check out the Sight Words tab (under Resources) for tips and tricks to help your child learn these sight words! They will be on the Reading Quiz next week! This week we will also be evaluating each student and their knowledge of the 25 words we’ve learned so far. Those that are ready to move on to harder words will be able to do so next week. I will let you know if your child will be moving on to different words or repeating the ones we’ve already done:)

Math: Comparison of numerals and clarification of measurable attributes

Science/History: Weather and seasons, this week we’ll be focusing on the four seasons.

Writing: We will use a word web and 1 sentence to write about favorite colors!

Handwriting: We will continue using the concept of sky, fence, and ground to help with handwriting. We will review writing the letters A & B.

Centers: Centers this week will consist of silent reading, Gumball Sight Word game/CVC word practice, retelling “Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?”, winter sensory play, MobyMax (phonics sections) on iPads, and snowflake pattern blocks.

SEM Activities: This week we will be using poems and speeches to learn about eigh & ph, the & of, and weather.

Events/Activities Coming Up:

Kindergarten starts at 8:20am and ends at 11:10am. On Fridays, Kindergarten ends at 10:10am. Thanks for being on time!

Volunteer Opportunity: I need help administering our mid-year Moby Max assessment. If you can come help either Tuesday, Wednesday, or Thursday, please sign up here: Mid-Year Moby Max Sign-Up. Remember, you don’t have to come or stay the whole time and please no younger siblings:)

Reading Quiz: This week, your child will be quizzed on ai, ay, Zz, Xx, be, this, have, from. Please find a few minutes to review with your students if they have been struggling on the reading quiz. It only takes a few minutes and can really help them prepare! Make sure your child can read these sight words when they see the word and say ALL the sounds for each letter/phonogram when they see it!

Spelling Test:  Gold and silver groups needs to be able to write the correct first sound. Black and White group needs to be able to write the word family portion as well as the beginning sound correctly (pretty much the whole word). If you have any questions, let me know!

January SEM Project: Project day for this month’s Oral Project is January 25! Here’s the project sheet if you need it! Expression Style Project- Jan

Grades: Make sure to be checking graded papers as they come home as well as your child’s grades in Aspire! Quarter 2 ends on January 19, so now’s the time to turn in missing assignments and come up with a plan if your student is struggling.

Homework: Spelling (with spelling groups), math, and reading homework this week! Make sure to check the Homework blog post for more details!

Volunteer Calendar: Here is the link to the Volunteer Calendar: Mrs. Hogenson’s Class- Volunteer Calendar  (you can also find it on the blog under the Parent Info tab>>> Volunteer Schedule). PLEASE come if you’re scheduled to. If you can’t come, let me know! Thanks for helping!

Field Trip: Remember, field trip to the Hogle Zoo on April 26! Mark your calendar if you’d like to come!

We are currently in need of the following items:

-winter stickers

That’s all for this week! Email, text via Remind, or comment if you have any questions!

Mrs. Hogenson

Weekly Snapshot: January 1-5

What We’re Learning:

SEM Theme for the Month: Oral

Phonics & Sight Words: Because this week is a short week, we will review ai ay and havefrom.

Math: Comparing sets of 10

Science/Social Studies: Introduction to our new unit about weather!

Writing: We will be writing about our families using a word web and 1 sentence.

Handwriting: We will continue using the concept of sky, fence, and ground to help with handwriting. We will practice correctly writing all the letters we’e learned so far (uppercase and lowercase).

Centers: No centers due to our shortened week:)

SEM Activities: This week we will be using poems and speeches to review letters, sight words, and learn about weather.

Events/Activities Coming Up:

Kindergarten starts at 8:20am and ends at 11:10am. On Fridays, Kindergarten ends at 10:10am. Thanks for being on time!

Reading Quiz: No reading quiz this week:)

Spelling Test:  No spelling test this week:)

January SEM Project: Project day for this month’s Oral Project is January 25! Here’s the project sheet if you need it! Expression Style Project- Jan

Grades: Make sure to be checking graded papers as they come home as well as your child’s grades in Aspire! Quarter 2 ends on January 19, so now’s the time to turn in missing assignments and come up with a plan if your student is struggling.

Homework: No homework this week!

Volunteer Calendar: Here is the link to the Volunteer Calendar: Mrs. Hogenson’s Class- Volunteer Calendar  (you can also find it on the blog under the Parent Info tab>>> Volunteer Schedule). Thanks for helping!

Photos: Over the break, I updated the blog with TONS of wonderful photos of your kids! In case you haven’t already, check out the SEM and Photos tabs to see all the great pictures!

Field Trip: Remember, field trip to the Hogle Zoo on April 26! Mark your calendar if you’d like to come!

That’s all for this week! I hope you had an amazing break! I can’t wait to see your cute kids… I’ve missed them!

Mrs. Hogenson

Weekly Snapshot: December 18-22

What We’re Learning:

SEM Theme for the Month: Musical

Phonics & Sight Words: Because this week is a short week, we will mostly be reviewing the phonics & sight words we’ve learned so far and doing some fun activities with them. We will also introduce ai ay and havefrom which we will work on more after the break.

Math: Comparing sets of 10

Science/Social Studies: Around the World unit (including holiday traditions)- Europe (England, France, Netherlands, Italy, Sweden, and Germany).

Writing: We will be writing about what we want for Christmas and holiday traditions.

Handwriting: We will continue using the concept of sky, fence, and ground to help with handwriting. We will practice correctly writing all the letters we’e learned so far (uppercase and lowercase).

Centers: No centers due to our shortened week:)

SEM Activities: This week we will be using music to review letters, sight words, and learn about different holiday traditions around the world.

Events/Activities Coming Up:

Kindergarten starts at 8:20am and ends at 11:10am. On Fridays, Kindergarten ends at 10:10am. Thanks for being on time!

Reading Quiz: This week, your child will be quizzed on Xx, Zz, qu, Yy, be, this, I, at. Please find a few minutes to review with your students if they have been struggling on the reading quiz. It only takes a few minutes and can really help them prepare! Make sure your child can read these sight words when they see the word and say ALL the sounds for each letter when they see the letter!

Spelling Test:  No spelling test this week:)

Holiday Party: On Tuesday, December 19 we will be having our class Holiday party! This party will be for most of the day and we will have snacks and watch a movie. Make sure you’ve signed the permission slip and returned it to me, or your student will not be allowed to participate!

December SEM Project: Project day for this month’s Music Project is December 20 (Wednesday)! Here’s the project sheet if you need it! Expression Style Project- Dec

Christmas Break: Remember, there is no school on December 21- January 2 Have a fun, safe break!

Grades: Make sure to be checking graded papers as they come home as well as your child’s grades in Aspire! Quarter 2 ends on January 19, so now’s the time to turn in missing assignments and come up with a plan if your student is struggling.

Homework: No homework this week! Enjoy your break! 🙂

Volunteer Calendar: Here is the link to the Volunteer Calendar: Mrs. Hogenson’s Class- Volunteer Calendar  (you can also find it on the blog under the Parent Info tab>>> Volunteer Schedule). Thanks for helping!

Photos: I haven’t been very good at updating the photos on the blog! I have lots that I will be adding over the next week, so make sure to check out the photo and SEM tabs. Sorry it’s taken me so long! 🙂

Field Trip: Remember, field trip to the Hogle Zoo on April 26! Mark your calendar if you’d like to come!

That’s all for this week! Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and Happy New Year. I’ve loved working with your students, they are amazing! Enjoy your break. See you in the new year!

Mrs. Hogenson

Homework: December 11-15

Spelling:

Please Print the Spelling Homework Menu:

Spelling Homework Menu

Please print out the sort and sorting page (or you can make your own) for your child’s spelling group:

Gold Group:

E.16

E sorting page, sort 16

Silver Group:

L.3

LN sorting page, sort 3

Black Group:

L.6

LN sorting page, sort 6

White Group:

L.12

LN sorting page, sort 12

Follow the directions on the Homework Menu (and look at the How To Guide-Spelling Homework for more details), turn it in on Friday!

Math:

Option 1: Moby Max for 40 minutes/week (10 minutes a night)

Your student may work on any of the math sections (math, math facts, numbers). Use the link below and enter the picture password (mountains, tent)

http://www.mobymax.com/signin/chogenson/

Option 2: Math Homework Worksheets All 4 worksheets must be completed for full credit

M3_Lesson 18 Homework

M3_Lesson 19 Homework

M3_Lesson 20 Homework

M3_Lesson 21 Homework

*If you would like to do a combination of Moby Max and math worksheets, that’s totally fine! 1 worksheet is the equivalent of 10 minutes, so just make sure your “total time” for the week is 40 minutes

Reading:

Students must read for 20 minutes each night Monday-Thursday (and we encourage you to continue on the weekends). This may be individually, with a sibling, parent, friend, etc. Parents, initial the reading homework calendar found inside your student’s homework folder for each night they read. If you miss any days during the week, the weekend is a good time to make them up!

Here’s the reading calendar again if you need it!

Reading Homework Calendar- Mrs. Hogenson

Comment below if there are any questions!