Here’s a look into what we have planned this week:
–Sight Word Dance and Write in journals
Play music, students dance, when music stops call out a sight word and they write it in their journal or on a whiteboard as quickly as possible
-Class Book: We See Animals
-Letters: Review letters: Tt, Uu
-Numbers: Review numbers 0-20
Continue practicing counting to 100 by 1s and 10s
I Love You Ritual: Mr Sun.
Busy Bee Center Rotations (See literacy stations blog post for more details of the centers that we will be doing this week)
Share pen and call on students to write,
I am so lucky and then list why they are so lucky.
Ex. I am so lucky that I have a dog. Etc.]
–Read Alouds and Activities:
Read alouds: Little Red Riding Hood, The Three Little Pigs, Goldilocks and the Three Bears
Read Little Red Riding Hood
*Retell the story together using finger puppets or students.
Chart Story Elements:
K.8(A) Collect, sort, and organize data into two or three categories
-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:
-Play in partners. Each partner rolls a dice. The first partner to shout out the sum first, wins!
Students figure out the sum, using their brain. Class agrees on sum. count/double check. Students share how they came up with the correct sum and justify it.
-Students will share which item does not belong and justify why. There can be more than 1 correct answer.
Number Talk Questioning: What do you see? How do you see it?
-Tally Charts and Bar Graphs
Hand students a hat and have them graph by color.
Jelly Bean Graphing
-Math with Someone Options:
-Measuring Eggs Practice using unifix cubes
-Add and Cover
Bring in a jar of spare change and allow kiddos to sort it.
-Domino Sum Graphs
-Allow students to create a coin book and make coin rubbings.
Writer’s Workshop Activities:
-Continue animal research projects:
Pick an animal; KWL chart
*Use PebbleGo, Facts4Me, or Brainpop as a resource.
-we will learn about habitats, where the animal lives, its diet, etc…
-Here is an example of the final product:
Then give each student a story map paper and
each table an ipad to roll the story cube dice and record onto their story maps
-Continue write B/M/E stories
-Continue using writing reference folders as a resource
-use writing rubrics to check over stories
This week is going to be AWESOME!