Homework is given to encourage work ethic and responsibility.  Reading should be developed as a habit and the response is considered the homework piece.  The students should read each day and respond at least 3 times a week.  Thank you for also practicing your math facts daily.

Reading Response Suggestions:

Author’s Purpose
Favorite Part
Character Traits
Ask a question to the author

Cold/Hot Reads - Weekly

  • Students will read with a volunteer on Monday and earn a score.  
  • Passage will go home on Monday for the student to practice daily with a grown-up.
  • Student will read on Friday with a parent volunteer for a second score.

Reading fluency is directly linked to reading comprehension.

Target Learning- I can read a passage fluently with expression.    


Read Daily with a Grown Up

  • 20 minutes or more

  • make predictions   
  • clarify words you do not know the meaning of
  • ask and answer questions while reading
  • summarize what you have read

Math - Practice Math Fact Fluency within 20

  • flash cards
  • dice games
  • board games
  • card games