Thank you all for sending apples last week! We had so much fun doing apple experiments and tasting them! Here is what we have going on this week:
Sight Words: on, the
Interactive Read Alouds: Do Like Kyla, Don’t You Feel Well Sam?
Reading Mini Lessons: We will begin talking about characters and setting. We will also begin discussing making connections while reading.
Interactive Writing: Fall sentences For example: I see red leaves. I like fall.
Math: Ten Frames, rekenreks, counting strategies
Math By Myself: count around the room activity
Math With Technology: Math games on Ipads
Math in Journals: Shake 5 game
Math With Teacher: Count and Cover Game
Penmanship: Gg, Oo, Qq
Writer’s Workshop: Apple Facts, How to Make Applesauce, What Do Writer’s Do?
Reminders: Picture Day is this Thursday!
Scholastic Book order is due this Friday. (It is going home today)
I hope you all had a great weekend! Here is what we will be working on this week:
Sight Words: see, me (Review I, can, like, am)
Shared Reading: Rolling, Bouncing Balls, Playing (comprehension, locate letters, words, sentences)
Interactive Read Aloud: B is for Bulldozer, On Market Street, A- My Name is Alice Essential Question- Why do you need letters?
Interactive Writing: What Gets A Capital? We will be using apples to come up with sentences. For example: I see a red apple. I like apples.
Math: Ten Frames, Subitizing, Rekenreks, Counting Strategies We will begin math stations this week.
Penmanship: Tt, Dd
Writer’s Workshop: Apple Facts
- Johnny Appleseed
- Do apples sink or float?
- Which apple did you like best graph?
- We will make applesauce on Friday for snack!
It is a great idea to send your child with a water bottle. They are more than welcome to keep it at their table. Our water fountain is not in the best shape. Thank you for all that you do!
I have really enjoyed getting to know all of my sweet kinders these last couple of weeks. This week we are going to start rotating through our literacy stations. (pictures to come) They are so excited! Here is what we are learning this week:
Literacy Stations: We will practice rotating stations and correct Busy Bee behavior. I will start meeting with reading groups next week!
Shared Reading/ Poetry: We will be reading the big books, Hearts and Stripes. We will begin locating letters, words, and sentences.
New Sight Words: am, like (we introduced can and I last week)
Interactive Read Alouds: ABC I Like Me and Alphabet Under Construction
Interactive Writing: I am_______. For example, I am Mrs. Edwards. We will also be using environmental print to help us write.
Math: Sorting and Shapes
Handwriting: Letters Aa and Cc
Thank you for all that you do! Please remember to send a picture of your family for us to hang up if you haven’t done so!
Well, we are off to a great start this year! This week we will continue with practicing procedures, procedures, procedures!
Here is what we are doing this week:
Shared Reading: The Dog Park, A Rainbow of Fruit ( we will talk about the concepts of print and begin recognizing letters, words, and sentences).
Literacy: We will read different versions of The Gingerbread Man and compare them. We will also get to go on a Gingerbread manhunt around the school! We will also be working on different name activities during this time.
Math: We will begin subitizing and exploring math tubs.
I will also begin doing an assessment so hopefully, we can start literacy stations and guided reading soon! Thank you for all that you do!
I can’t wait to meet all my new sweet kinders! Meet the Teacher is scheduled for Tuesday August 13th from 4-5:00. If possible please bring your school supplies and planner money ($10.00 cash). See you then!