It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!  I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I can’t wait to see all my sweet Kinders tomorrow! Here is what we are doing this week:

Math – Greater Than, Less Than, Equal to, Gingerbread Word Problems, Graphing

  • Reading – Inferencing, Gingerbread Man Story Elements, Predicting and Comparing Gingerbread Stories, Beginning, Middle, End *
  • Sight Words: he, she

* Interactive Writing: How To Decorate a Tree

* Writer’s Workshop: Letters to Santa

* Science: Candy Cane Experiment, Snowman Glue Ornaments (solid, liquid, gas)


Can you believe we only have 2 weeks until Thanksgiving break? Time flies when you are having fun! This is what we are working on this week:

Sight Words: you, look  Sight word songs, Hickety Pickety Bumblebee, Have them put our new sight words in boxes

Morning Message: word families (-og, -ip,etc..)

Interactive Writing: I am thankful for…. Work on the sounds they hear in the word that they are thankful for.

Shared Reading: There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie- Discuss main character, setting, and order of events. Do a graphic organizer with sequencing

There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed a Turkey- Identify the main characters and sequencing of items that she swallowed.

Turkey Erase A Rhyme

Rhyming Cards with Partners

Number Talks: Rekenreks and Dot cards

Math Stations: 

Math in Writing: Story Problem with Teacher

Math By Myself: What is Missing Write the Room

Math with a Partner: Roll and Cover Turkey game

Math In Technology- Math Games

Whole Group: Have students create their own dot cards on notecards.  Allow them to figure out how many and show it/share.

Create Ten Craft, The Napping House activity

Penmanship:Dd, Yy, Ee, Ff

Writer’s Workshop: Review Labeling Anchor chart- draw a big turkey on chart paper and label it.  Model using sentence stems to write a sentence about our turkey.   Thanksgiving Paper Bag Book

Science/Social Studies: Mystery Doug- Why are Pumpkins Orange?

Holiday Celebrations/Thanksgiving

Important Dates To Remember:

November 15- Picture Retakes

Fun Blog!

I talked to some of you today about Mrs. VB’s technology blog. Here is the link to it! If you press the K on the side it will take you to all sorts of fun learning games! Thank you!



Thank you to those that came our conferences today! It was so nice to visit with you all. I will get with those that couldn’t make it to reschedule!  Things to remember this week:

Wednesday is an early release day for teacher PLC training.  This is also Halloween and your child can dress up!

Tomorrow we will be doing a  Halloween read- a-round with Mrs. Busha and Mrs. Stagner’s classes!  This will be so much fun!

This week is going to be a review week and catch up week due to parent conferences today and early release on Wednesday. Also, I will be out on Friday and Mrs. Perkins will be my sub.  If their are any transportation changes for that day please write in their planner or call the office! Thank you for all that you do!


Hello! Well today we start the 2nd 9 weeks! I can’t believe it! Time flies when you are having fun.  Don’t forget this week is Red Ribbon Week.

Monday- wear red

Tuesday- wear team jersey or tshirt

Wednesday- Wear school appropriate pajamas (this is our P.E. day so don’t forget tennis shoes)

Thursday- Crazy sock day

Friday: Wear Roughneck colors!

Sight Words: put, is, my

Interactive Writing:

This week in writing we will work on making a

Class Book –

Who Do You See?

On Halloween

Model/share pen, making a page for the book

Have their costume and then make a book

similar to Brown Bear, Brown Bear.

Shared Reading: Spookley the Square Pumpkin- we will work on story elements and retelling the story.

Math/Number Talks/ Stations: 

Number Talks: Pips on a Dice, Ordering Numbers


Math By Yourself: Matching ten frames with numbers

Math With a Partner: any math game that we have done so far

Math with Teacher: Spider Toss (Addition), Bears in a Cave (counting)

Math in Technology: Halloween Apps

We will reviewing what we have learned so far.

Penmanship: Vv

Writer’s Workshop: 

Adding details to our pictures

Social Studies/Science: Pumpkin Activities!

Important Dates to Remember:

October 29th- Conferences (if you are unable to come please let me know!)

October 31st- Early Dismissal



Thank ya’ll so much for supporting our Limeades Project! Please keep sending those stickers in and voting every day!

Sight Words: little, in

Interactive Writing: “Who Do You See?” Halloween class book

Busy Bee Literacy Groups:

Pocket Chart: Colorful Pumpkins

Sensory: Find the sight word leaf and write the word

Listening: QR Code Halloween Story and Reaction sheet

Writing: Halloween Sticker Story

Technology: Alphabet Apps

Making Words: Flip the Eggs (sight word game)

Small Groups: We will be sending a new book home every other day. On Tuesdays and Thursdays reread the books for fluency. In small groups we will be focusing on word work, writing and reading skills.

Math/ Number Talk: Subitizing and Number Sense

Handwriting: Qq, Vv

Writer’s Workshop: Why Do Writer’s Write?

Science: Bats

October 19- No school (teacher workday)

Hip Hip Hooray!

Hip Hip Hooray! Our Sonic Limeades for learning project was funded today!Our class is getting a new Ipad Mini! Thank you so much for voting and bringing tickets in! I have started a new  project and am just waiting for approval before it is posted. Please keep sending those sonic stickers in. I will let you know how to vote for our new project once it is approved and posted! Thank you!


I hope you all had a great weekend!  Thank you for all Limeades for Learning tickets that you are sending! Keep on sending them and voting for our project!  Here is what we have planned for this week:

Sight Words: We will continue working on our color words.

Poems: Rainbow Hair and Colors (find color words and other sight words)

Interactive Writing: Finish our Halloween and Fall sticker sentences. Work on spacing!

Shared Reading: Brown Bear, Brown Bear-  talk about story elements

Math: Finish up Measurement and start 3d shapes!

Social Studies/Science: Pumpkins!