Week 20

Hello! I hope my sweet kinders enjoyed the snow the last couple of days and I can’t wait to hear all about it.  Please don’t forget that starting tomorrow we are bringing coins for Olivia.  This is our sweet Mrs. Tincher’s daughter. Mrs. Tincher spends most of her day in my room so this is really special to our class!

Since our Snow Days have kept us from the coin drive this week, we have come up with a revised plan.
The revised daily themes are:
Thursday, January 18th – “Hugs to Olivia” – Bring a stuffed animal to hug all day.
Friday, January 19th – “Wishing Sweet Dreams to Olivia” – Students may wear dress code appropriate pajamas and tennis shoes to school.
Monday, January 22nd – “Sock-it to Moebius Syndrome” – Wear crazy socks.
Tuesday, January 23rd – “Thinking About Olivia” – Wear hats.
**Wednesday, January 24th – Moebius Syndrome Awareness Day – “Purple All Over” – WEAR PURPLE!
The coin drive will end Wednesday, January 23rd, at noon. Thank you for your understanding as we revised our plan, and thank you for your help in supporting sweet Olivia!

Week 19 1/8-1/12

Happy New Year!  I can’t believe we are halfway through the year!  We are going to be super busy this week! Here is what we have planned:

Sight Words: here, said (Please continue working on previous sight words also)

Shared Reading: Winter Stories (comparing)

Interactive Writing : Snowy day stories- We will begin brainstorming our stories before we wrtite


solve word problems using objects and drawings to find sums up to 10

Writer’s Workshop: Brainstorming ideas- Using capitals, punctuation, and spacing to complete our sentences.  Adding more details to our sentences to make them more interesting

Social Studies: Martin Luther King


Dates to Remember:

January 15- MLK Day- No School

Week 16 12/11-12/15


Please send your child’s penny Christmas by Friday. This can be anything from erasers, pencils, stickers, etc…

December 19th- Polar Express Day (school appropriate pajamas) Early Release at 11:45.

Christmas Party- December 20th 9-10. Set up time will be at 8:30.  You are more than welcome to sign your child out after the party.  This day is an early release day also. Primary will be dismissed for the holidays at 11:45.

This week I will be finishing up testing.  Your child will be bringing home a new book every other day!

Sight Words: We will be reviewing all sight words this week.

Thank you for all that you do!!

Wear able for Brock

White Oak Primary School is joining together with our high school to dedicate tomorrow as “Blue-Out for Brock” day. Students and staff who wish to participate may wear blue tomorrow to show your support for this courageous little boy and his family. You are also invited and encouraged to take pictures and post them to the “Battle for Brock” Facebook page along with an encouraging word or message of support from WOISD. Hashtags being used include #battleforbrock and #prayforbrock.
Brock’s mom is Paige Austin Gumm, a White Oak graduate. Let us join together in the spirit of brotherhood and support for our neighbors and former Roughneck. Being able to support others in a time of need is a large part of who we are and what we represent at WOISD.
It’s battle time, so get your blue on tomorrow!
(Blue shirts, pants, socks, hats, shoes are encouraged. No blue hair, please.)

Week 14 11/27-12/1

Hi! I hope that you all had a blessed Thanksgiving!  Now it’s time to gear up for Christmas!  Here is what we have going on this week:

Sight Words: he, she

Interactive Writing: How to Decorate a Tree (First, Then, Next, Last)

Shared Reading: We will be reading Christmas stories and inferencing!

Number Talks: Number Strings- What do you see? How do you see it? What do you notice?

Problem Solving : Acting out math problems

Math: comparing sets of objects up to at least 20 using comparative language (least, greatest)

Writer’s Workshop: How to Decorate a Tree book, Santa Letters

Science/Social Studies: Needs and Wants

Week 13 11/13-11/17

I can’t believe it is almost Thanksgiving! This year is flying by and thank you so much for letting me teach your babies!  Here is what we are working on this week!

Sight Words: for, and

Interactive Writing: We are thankful for…., Turkey Story

Shared Reading: Thanksgiving Stories-  character, setting, Beginning, Middle, End

Math: Number Talks: What do you notice?

We are working on writing and representing whole numbers from 0 to at least 20 with and without objects or pictures.  Problem Solving

Writer’s Workshop: We will be making books with partners!

Social Studies: Thanksgiving Activities

Week 11 10/30-11/3

Hi! Here is what we are working on this week:

Sight Words: look, you

Interactive Writing: Using spaces, capitals, and punctuation when we write.

Phonics: Rhyming

Shared Reading: Characters, Setting (story elements)

Number Talks: How do you see a number? Showing different ways to make numbers (ex: tally marks, ten frames, dominoes)

Math: Subitizing numbers

Writer’s Workshop: What do good writer’s do?

Science/Social Studies: Pumpkin activities

Week 10 10/23-27

It’s Red Ribbon Week:

Monday: Wear red!

Tuesday: Wear  pajamas

Wednesday: Wear college/sports team and crazy socks

Thursday: Dress like a superhero

Friday: Wear Neon

Sight Words this week: is, my

Interactive Writing;  Halloween sentences

Math: Subitizing numbers

Writer’s Workshop: Halloween sentences

Science/Social Studies: Bats, Red Ribbon Week

Phonics: rhyming