Sight Words: of, have

Shared Reading: Kate’s Party 

Phonic Mini Lessons: Recognize and Use Phonograms -an “Phonogram and Word Chart”

“Change the Beginning Sound or Sounds to Make and Solve a New Word”

Reading: This week we are working on Non-Fiction texts.  Together we will research sharks and complete an animal research project.

Math: Subtraction

Writer’s Workshop: Work on Animal Research, letter writing, and creating books.

Science/Social Studies: Animal Research

Please don’t forget that Wednesday is an early release day!




Today and Tomorrow

Hey parents! I just wanted to let you know that I started running fever last night and can’t seem to get rid of it. I’ll be out tomorrow also. I have left new books to send home for tomorrow! If you have any transportation changes you can write it in the planner or leave a message in the office! Thank you for understanding and I’ll hopefully be back on Thursday.


Can you believe it is already February?  This year is flying by! Here is what we are learning this week:

Sight Words: are, what

Shared Reading: Coco Steps Out – working on comprehension, sight words, blends and digraphs

Interactive Writing: We will be making a class counting book and write the steps on How To Make a Heart!

Writer’s Workshop: We will do writing mini lessons on letter writing and they will begin writing letters to friends.

Math: Continue Addition

Social Studies/Science: Groundhog’s Day

Important Message!

January 30, 2020




This afternoon we experienced some electrical issues at White Oak Primary and Intermediate campuses. Currently SWEPCO is on site and working through the issues.
At this time we are expecting to have power restored and a regular school day tomorrow, Friday, January 31st.


If the issue is not resolved we will notify you by 6:00 a.m. in the morning.
Please check the campus Facebook pages, campus blogs and teacher blogs for notification and updates.


This would affect the primary and intermediate campuses only.


Thank you.

Mike Morrison
Interim Superintendent
White Oak ISD


Monday 1/20/20- MLK holiday

Friday 1/24/20- Our class will be presenting our CHAMPS assembly on the stage in the cafeteria! It starts at 8:00 and will end around 8:30. Parents are more than welcome to come. They will have chairs set out for you to sit in.  Please help your child work on their lines so they will feel as comfortable as possible.

Wednesday 1/29/20- Early Release

Thank you for all that you do!


Welcome Back! I can’t wait to see all my sweet kinders today!   I hope that you all had a blessed Christmas and are ready to kick off the last half of kindergarten.  Here is what we are doing this week:

We  will be reviewing CHAMPS procedures and school rules this week to make sure we start off on the right foot.

Sight Words: Reviewing past sight words.  New sight words: said, here

Shared Reading: Coming Around the Mountain  (we will work on comprehension, sight words, punctuation, and contractions)

Interactive Writing: The Snowman and The Girl and the Bicycle  Essential Question: How does the author tell a story using pictures instead of words?

Reading Mini Lessons: We will be reading Snowmen at Night , Snow Globe Family, and The Snowy Day. We will work on retelling and making predictions.

Interactive Writing: We will draw a snowman and label/write sentences.

Math: Number Talks: What does not belong?

We are focusing on addition problems and we will introduce missing addends in addition problems.

Writer’s Workshop: Review Writing Time Expectations. We will begin writer’s checklists.

Social Studies/Science: Start researching animals.

Upcoming Events: Jan 17th- MLK holiday

Jan. 24th- Our class will be presenting the CHAMPS  assembly. I will send a note home next week with more information!



It’s beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!  I can’t believe it! We have some fun activities going on this week!


Tuesday December 17th- Pajama Day!

Please don’t forget to send your penny Christmas items.

Friday: This is our class Christmas party! If you are able to help set up it starts at 8:30. Our party will be from 9:00-10:00! I hope to see you all there!