Sample Week

Here is an example of what we would do each night for homework:

Monday

  • Read for 10 minutes the reader’s sent home with your child. If no reader is sent home, your child should enjoy of book of their choice.
  • Practice Math Facts
  • Read and practice weekly high frequency words
  • Brainstorm ideas for this week’s Journal topic
  • Practice or complete any work your child’s teacher sent home. Send back any uncompleted work the following day.
  • Play!

Tuesday

  • Read for 10 minutes the reader’s sent home with your child. If no reader is sent home, your child should enjoy of book of their choice.
  • Practice Math Facts
  • Read and practice high frequency words (if needed)
  • Draw a picture for this week’s Journal topic including at least 5 colors and 5 details in their picture (this will help them with their writing)
  • Practice or complete any work your child’s teacher sent home. Send back any uncompleted work the following day.
  • Play!

Wednesday

  • Read for 10 minutes the reader’s sent home with your child. If no reader is sent home, your child should enjoy of book of their choice.
  • Practice Math Facts
  • Read and practice high frequency words (if needed)
  • Write this week’s Journal answering the question with an opening sentence, details, and a closing sentence. (Example question: What is a pal? Example Answer: A pal is someone you play with. They are also someone you share your toys with. Pals help you when you are hurt. I like to ride my skateboard with my pal. I am thankful for good pals.
  • Practice or complete any work your child’s teacher sent home. Send back any uncompleted work the following day.
  • Play!

Thursday

  • Read for 10 minutes the reader’s sent home with your child. If no reader is sent home, your child should enjoy of book of their choice.
  • Practice Math Facts
  • Read and practice high frequency words (if needed)
  • Review and edit this week’s Journal before you turn it in tomorrow. Check to make sure your name is on your paper, that you started each sentence with a capital letter, and ended each sentence with a punctuation mark. Parents- remember, we want to see your child’s best work. Thank you for letting your child turn in what he/she wrote.
  • Practice or complete any work your child’s teacher sent home. Send back any uncompleted work the following day.
  • Play!

Friday

  • Turn in your journal homework in class-please make sure your name is on your paper