Weekly Learning

I hope everyone has gotten some nice rest this weekend! I enjoyed spending time with family the past two days.

**Please send in your book orders or order online by Wednesday, September 19th! 

Here is a look into our upcoming week of learning:

Morning Activities:

-I See Environmental Print Book

-Numeral Writing/Lowercase and Uppcase Match Game

-Journal: I can see ______. (Use environmental print pictures)

-Journal: I see the _____. (offer pictures to glue in journal)

-My Apple Book

-Play Doh sight word building

-Signing in anchors (letters: Gg, Qq, Oo)

Morning Routines:

-Brain Gym

-I love you ritual: Little Miss Muffet

-Well Wisher/Safe Keeper Box

-Review our general rules:

We will use watching eyes, listening ears, kind words, gentle touches, and walking feet

-Make Commitments

-Practice breathing strategies (balloon, pretzel, S.T.A.R, drain, bunny breathing, breathing arms)

-We have continued to learn about solving our conflicts in a calm way by using our class time machine.

-New Sight Words: see, me

We will review I, can, am, like, on, and the from previous weeks and start writing the words in elkonin boxes

Morning Message:

-These are Letters, These are words, This is a Sentence.

-Chit-Chat Messages using letters Gg, Oo, and Qq

-Beginning Sounds Practice

-We can find words that are the same

-Numeral to Dot Picture Match

Reading Anchors:

-What are Characters

-What is a Setting

-Reading is Thinking

Read Alouds:

Frog Food

I Like Myself

Brown Bear, Brown Bear What do You See?

Mouse Count

*Fall Books

-We will also review the 3 Ways to Read a Book and practice:

 

Poems:

I See

I See Leaves

*We locate capital letters, punctuation, rhyming words, sight words, and match sight words/letters.

Centers:

We will continue to practice rotating using our literacy folders. This week, the kiddos will receive their book bags! I know they are all excited, and so am I!!!

Interactive Writing:

– (Continue_Recalling sight words from books Frog Food and My Home. Then writing about something they like. Example: I like sprinkles on my cupcake.

-Continue writing using environmental print

-Apple writing using positional words. Example: The apple is on the tree.

*We also focus on fundamentals such as starting sentences with a capital letter, finger spacing between words, puntuation, etc..

Writing Anchors: What Gets a Capital?

-Apple Facts:

-Finsih: How to Make Applesauce:

-Apple Senses Chart:

 

-What Writer’s Do:

-What is a Label:

-Review: Some letters are tall, small and fall

Feeling Buddies:

This past week we learned and practiced what to do when anger gets ahold of us. This week, we will make a class book called, It Bugs Me When ________! and play the game that goes with it. The kiddos will sing the songs, Anger Got ahold of You and Sadness Got ahold of You. Lastly, we will review stratgies that help us when we are having a very strong emotion and complete an activity called: From Hurtful Words to Helpful Words.
Math:

Number Corner:

-Calendar, months of the year, days of the week, counting forward/backwards and by tens, 1 more/1 less, days in school
Number Talks:

Ten Frame

Rekenreks

Dot Cards

Subitizing Cards

Connecting Cubes

*We will continue to practice hand signals and use number talk vocabulary

Problem Solving:

Who Has More?

Math Fun:

-Introduce Grab and Count

-Begin The Counting Jar (counting items in a jar in 2 different ways and then creating that quantity using other items)

-Math by Myself: Ten Frame Write the Room

-Math with Someone Options:

any apple games

-shape games

-number sense memory

-magnetic numbers/match quantity

-mimio: sorting

-Subitizing Memory

-Meet with the Teacher:

Introduce Game called Count & Cover

Math in Writing:

Journaling with the number 1 and decomposing the numer 4.

Writer’s Workshop/Social Studies: Continue:

-Decorate our Writer Pages for our Writing Folder Covers

-How I Put Myself Together Class Book (what breathing/calming strategy will you use?)

-Share Student of the Week and Class Mascot

-Apple STEM: Create Apple Towers

-Jumping Apple Seeds Experiment

-Apple Star
Penmanship:

Introducing Gg, Qq and Oo and teacing the appropriate strokes to create the letters. We will also continue to work on proper grip using a pencil.

Fun Friday:

Make Apple STEM boats to see if they sink or float/Apple Volcano

We are going to have an AWESOME week! 🙂

 

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