Here’s a look into what we have planned this week:
–Goldilocks and the Three Bears interactive booklet
-Noun Sort (person, place, thing, animal)
-Sight Word Concentration
-Earth Day Writing
-Grandparent’s Day Writing
-Letters: Review letters: Ff
-Numbers: Review numbers 0-20
Continue practicing counting to 100 by 1s and 10s
I Love You Ritual: Song Selector’s Choice
Continue: Daily Star Student – share something with class and write a sentence about what was said. Find letters, digraphs, blends in sentence. Fix mistakes (capital, spacing, punctuation)
Continue April Chit Chats
Phonics Skill: CVCE words
Do this with several words..
Continue reviewing cvce words. Make sound boxes on the board and have them use the big magnetic letters.
-Acrostic Poetry: Share pen writing a students name and words that describe that student using each letter of their name.
-Grandma/Grandpa Acrostic Poems
|Create a color poem together
Show how to add words to make it more interesting. Call on students to add describing words
-Earth Day Books (Michael Recycle, Why Should I Recyle?)
-There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick
-The Grouchy Ladybug
Math Skills: use data to create real-object and picture graphs*
*K.8(C) Draw conclusions from real-object and picture graphs*
K.7 (A) Give an example of a measureable attribute of a given object, including length, capacity, and weight
-Calendar, months of the year, days of the week, counting forward/backwards and by tens, 1 more/1 less, days in school, Ways to Show a Number
Practice making numbers using pretzel sticks (as tally marks) during snack time.
Ask: “What do you see? How do you see it?”
Students agree on answer. Justify how they came up with it.
*Create the number in different ways. Focus on ways that they don’t use often such as tally marks, dominoes, dice etc….
*using a rekenrek, discuss different ways/combinations to come up with the number 12.
-PowerPoint: What Does Not Belong?
-Students will share which item does not belong and justify why. There can be more than 1 correct answer.
–Different ways to make the number 16. (tally marks, dominoes, dice, objects, number path, numeral, number word, etc…)
What Makes 10?
-How tall am I?
-Graphing Hair Color
– Goldilocks Roll and Record with Teen Numbers (Use teddy grahams if you’d like!):
–Create a bar graph about their favorite color (bringing in the color words). Discuss observations.
–Graphing: Allow time for students to conduct a survey of their choice. Then, have them create a graph using the data, with legos or magna tiles:
Share with the class.
– Coin Bingo
-Math with Someone Options:
*Rollin, Rollin, Rollin:
–Graphing (students go around and conduct a survey):
–Flower Domino Sum Game
Bring in a jar of spare change and allow kiddos to sort it.
-Allow students to create a coin book and make coin rubbings.
-QR Code Math Game:
-Allow kiddos to make these posters. Cover up the sum or difference with a post-it that has a number sentence on it:
-Match Domino Sums
-Tally Mark Practice:
Fun Math Songs:
Math Song: Subitizing with a Pirate
Math Song: Addition Facts Song
Math Song: Teen Numbers
Math Song: 3D Shapes
Writer’s Workshop Activities:
-Continue grandparent’s day stories
-Acrostic Poem writing (grandparent names, student names, color)
-Continue setting writing goals.
-Continue using writing reference folders as a resource
-use writing rubrics to check over stories
-Journal: Bean observations and plant in jar observations
-Journal: Caterpillar/Chrysalis Observations
-Review butterfly life cycle
–Brainpopjr: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Read Michael Recycle
-We Pledge to Take Care of the Earth!
FUN FRIDAY: Walking Water Experiment!
This week is going to be GREAT!!