Welcome back! I hope you all had a great Thanksgiving! We have all sorts of fun things planned in the weeks to come before Christmas. Our classroom party is scheduled for December 20th from 9-10. Set up will be at 8:30! I hope all of you can make it. I will be sending home a note soon and my room Mom will be contacting you about volunteering for our party. Here is what we have planned this week:
Sight Words: she, he
Reading Mini Lessons: We will be reading Gingerbread book and working in groups to make our own Gingerbread Men! We wil be discussing the story elements and introducing inferences.
Interactive Writing: How To Decorate a Tree!
Writer’s Workshop- How To Decorate a Tree! and Santa Letters
Math: Gingerbread Problem Solving, Favorite Christmas Song Graph
Science: Solids, Liquids, Gases ( we will be making snowman ornaments to show this)
Can you believe it is almost Thanksgiving? This year is flying by. Thank you all so much for your support. Here is what we are learning this week.
Sight Words- Review
Phonics- continue stretching out words and using sound boxes
Interactive Writing and Writer’s Workshop: Turkey stories
Math: Review concepts we have learned so far
Math by Myself: Spin and Dab +1
Math W/ Someone- math games we have previously learned
Math w/teacher- Spin a Turkey
Social Studies/Science: Turkey Research
Reminder: Please don’t forget that this week we are bringing in coins to support Melody Smith and Stormie Wilburn.
Monday- Wear your favorite team jersey
Tuesday- Wear dress code appropriate pajamas
Wednesday- Wear hats
Thursday- Bring your favorite stuffed animal
Friday- Wear Roughneck T-shirts and colors
Reminder: Picture retakes are scheduled for this Friday!
Can you believe it is November? We are working hard and staying busy in Room 100. Here is what we are learning this week:
New Sight Words: you, get
Shared Reading: The Sleeping Giant We will work on reading strategies and comprehension.
Reading Mini Lessons: Sequencing stories
Math: Rekenreks, Number Sense
Math By Myself: Gobble Gobble Game
Math With a Partner: Any of the math games that we have learned
Math W/Teacher: What’s Missing? (number order game)
Interactive Writing: I am Thankful…
Writer’s Workshop: Turkey book
A couple of quick reminders:
Tomorrow is Pajama Day, Thursday is dress like your favorite book character, and this Friday is wear maroon and white!
Don’t forget this Friday is our student led conferences. You will need to come in at the bottom at the Primary Office. The primary doors will be open and you will come and sign in. Please be on time. We only have 15 minutes for each conference and I will try to stay as punctual as possible! Thank you and see you on Friday.
Quick reminder that Red Ribbon Week is next week!
Monday- Wear Red
Tuesday- Wear your favorite team jersey or shirt
Wednesday- Early Release and PJ Day
Thursday- Dress like your favorite book character
Friday- Wear Roughneck colors and Student led conferences
Here is what we are learning this week:
sight words- put, is, my
Shared Reading: Morning on the Farm (speech bubbles and find sight words)
Reading Mini Lessons: We will read Spookley the Square Pumpkin. We will focus on character, setting, and comparisons.
Math: We will generate numbers that are one more than or one less than another number
Math By Myself- Pumpkin Seeds Counting Story
Math With Someone: They will use 3d shapes and build a Haunted House
Math in Writing: Number Sequencing and Number Maps
This Thursday we will plant our pumpkin seeds. We will go and find our pumpkins next Monday!
This week we will be reviewing past sight words!
New Sight Word: look (please practice writing it too)
Interactive Read Alouds: Sophie Gets Angry, Jessica
Shared Reading: Spin, Spin, Spin
Reading Mini Lesson: Letter, Word, Sentence Discuss topic and details of Bat books. Describe characters in the story and discuss reasons for their actions. We will also start sequencing.
Math: 3d shapes
Math W/Partner: Count Around the Room
Math By Myself: What’s in the Bag?
Math W/Teacher: Number Map and we will play the Math game, BUMP
Handwriting: Bb, Pp
Interactive Writing: Who Do You See on Halloween?
Science: Bat Research
Please sign up for a time that is great for you! Thank you!