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 Stations:

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 Stations:

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 Stations:

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