We will be celebrating the 100th day of school on Tuesday, January 29th! We have LOTS of fun activities planned for the day and throughout the week. Please remember to send in your snack for this special day, if you have not done that yet. Also, if you and your child were able to make a 100th Day of School poster, send that in as well! We are going to have an AWESOME week!
White Oak ISD is joining other area school districts in support of Athens ISD. Please wear maroon tomorrow, January 28th, to show support of the families and school family affected by the tragic school bus accident that occurred last Friday.
I hope everyone had a fantastic, long weekend! We celebrated my little girl’s 4th birthday! Time sure does fly when you are having fun!
We have lots of fun things planned for this week, too!
Let’s dive in:
-Journal Writing: incorporating the word they (They are ______.)
-Journal Writing: incorporating the word with (Will you go with me to _________?)
-Fluency Find It Game
-Create a story problem and write the number sentence to go with it.
-with, review: they
-Letters: Review: Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo
-Numbers: Teen Numbers 11-20
I Love You Ritual: Song Selector’s Choice
- Digraphs, middle vowels, same, 1 more/1 less
- Stretch out words, count forward from 30-60, ten frames
- Blends, simple subtraction, how many words
- Match picture to word, write missing words, number bonds
Phonics Skills: Review: long e (ee/ea words) and long a (charting ai/ay words)
(sight word here)
(Sight word they)
*We locate capital letters, punctuation, rhyming words, sight words, digraphs, blends, long/short vowels and match sight words/letters, change words to different/similar words, etc…
Busy Bee Center Rotations (See literacy stations blog post for more details of the centers that we will be doing this week)
-Finish: How to build a Snowman Procedural Writing
(incorporating transition words)
-Complete modeling B/M/E story.
-Writing using the word with: I want pizza with pepperonis.
-MLK: was, had, wanted
-Read The Hat
*chart story elements, compare story to The Mitten.
-Rhymes with Hat
-Create B/M/E over The Hat.
-Use post-its to jot thinking
-Retell the story with retelling strips
Math Skills: solve word problems using objects and drawings to find sums up to 10 and modeling the action of joining to represent addition. Explain strategies used to solve word problems
-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:
-Addition Number Sentence
Read it, Draw it, Solve it!
-Math with Someone Options:
-practice teen numbers by covering up the ones place with a number
Solve the problem as quickly as possible and erase it!
-Spin and Cover 2D and 3D Shapes
-Tic Tac Teen
-Flash Card Addition with unifix cubes (each # is a diff. color)
-Put snowmen numbers in order 1-20
-snowman number toss/ten frame
-Snowman hat/button match up
-winter playdoh mats
-Use magnetic shapes or pattern blocks to create new shapes
Other Math Fun:
Complete duck adding activity using a pipe cleaner and yellow beads:
Complete Domino Adding:
Writer’s Workshop Activities:
-Intro to the writing process
-Intro to writing rubrics
-The Sentence Song
-Parts of a Story
-Review Writing Time Expectations
-Leaving Spaces (spaghetti and meatballs)
-Continue writing stories with B/M/E
-Review What do writer’s Do?
-Review I can tell a story!
-Continue using writing goals and discussing writing commitments
-Writing using clues to describe an animal
-Reference these Charts:
-Continue using writing reference folders as a resource
Listening to Your Feelings
To learn to listen to the core messages of our feelings, motivating healthy decision making and helpful behavior
Sing #18 listen to your feelings
Play game “guess my name”
Feelings Signals poster
Write Feeling Buddies messages on sentence strip
Play game “do you remember the message”
Sing #18 listen to your feelings
-MLK Egg Experiment
-I have a Dream Class Book
-Complete: What animals hibernate in the winter?
(make a chart to go with it)
FUN FRIDAY: Snow Dough!!!!!!!!!
This week is going to be SNOW MUCH FUN!