Christmas Time Plans

Hello Everyone! I can not believe there is only two more weeks until Christmas Break! Here is a peek at what we will be covering over the next two weeks! A note about our Penny Christmas will be coming home on Monday! 

Morning Work:

Monday: Word Family Houses

Tuesday: Sight Word Tic Tac Toe with a partner

Wednesday: Sight Word memory Game with a partner or partners

Thursday: Make a Christmas Card or Sight Word Play-doh

Friday: Sight Word Bingo

I Love You Ritual: Hot Cross Buns/Mary Mary Extra Ordinary

Morning Message:

Monday: Chit Chat and Read it Right

Tuesday: December Chit Chat and Chunk Posters

Wednesday: December Chit Chat and Chunk Posters

Thursday: December Chit Chat and Rhyming Bean Bag Toss

Friday: December Chit Chat and Rhyme Away

Sight Words: review he/she/one

introduce they/and/two

Poems: Gingerbread Man/Peppermint Stick

Shared Reading: Ten in the Bed and The Big Elephants

Interactive Read Aloud: Counting Books/Christmas Books

-Olive the Other Reindeer (B/M/E Foldable)

-An Elf for Christmas

-The Gingerbread Man (create a story map of the sequence of characters)

-1,2,3 To the Zoo

-One Duck Stuck

-One Mouse, Twenty Mice

Feeling Buddies:

-Practicing Empathy

-Belly  Breathing

-Acting Out Scenarios (Self regulating practice)

Phonics:

-Beginning Sounds

-Ending Sounds

-Rhyming

Math:

-Shape Christmas Tree

-Comparing Numbers Anchor- (Greater than, Less than Song)

-Comparing Sets of Numbers Anchor

-Gingerbread Cookie Graph

-Christmas Tree Number Order Craft

-Marshmallow Hot Cocoa Addition

-Spin and Graph

Number Talks and Problem Solving:

-Gingerbread Sticker Story Problem

-Gingerbread fill in the missing numbers

-Count and Build

-Dot Cards, Rekenreks

-MIMIO: Comparing and Ordering Numbers

Calendar: days of the week/months/1 more/1 less

counting to 20 forward and then backwards etc…

Writing:

-Draw and Label a reindeer and a Christmas tree/write about it

-Create a picture with stickers and describe it in your writing

-Illustrators share their thoughts and feelings through pictures

-Writing Books

-Writing Checklist Anchor Chart

-A Good Writer…. Anchor Chart

-Punctuation Anchor Chart

Interactive Writing:

-How to Decorate a Christmas Tree (Incorporating transition words: First, Next, Then, Last)

-Interactive Writing Connections from shared reading books

Science:

-Candycane Experiment

-Snowman Glue Ornament

-Brainpopjr: Solids, Liquids, Gas

-Needs and Wants

-Brainpopjr: Holiday Celebrations

Fun Friday:

-Make Gingerbread Playdough!

-Making ornaments for Parent Gifts

Literacy Stations:

Writing: How to Decorate a Christmas Tree

Art: Creating Bags for Penny Christmas/Decorating a Present (coming up with a pattern)

Science/Sensory: Creating Candycane Ornaments using beads and pipe cleaners (create a pattern)

ABC/Word Work: Creating sentences using cut up words. Students will put the sentences in the write order/Lego Challenge: Create one sight word and then create a christmas tree or and ornament.

Listening/Library: Listen to Ten in the Bed and complete response of character/setting on a notecard.

Poetry: Peppermint Stick (sight words/y makes the sound of e) and Gingerbread man (sight words/locate -an chunks and she/he manipulating the beginning sound)

Lightbulb: Seesaw Activities on Individual Ipads

Technology: Symbaloo Page (kindergarten learning games)

Horseshoe Table: Reading with Mrs. Stagner/Testing for report cards

I hope you all have a FANTASTIC week!

Weekly Learning

I can not believe Thanksgiving is right around the corner! We have been doing lots of learning and next week we will squeeze in some fun Thanksgiving learning also! We will be making a Blessing Mix and a Friendship Bracelet based on the first Thanksgiving story. 

Here is a peek at what we have been learning:

I Love You Ritual: Jack Be Noodle

Language Arts:

Sight Words: said, some

Shared Reading:

The Sleeping Giant

Dancing in the Mud

Interactive Read Alouds:

The Littlest Pilgrim

  • Dog’s Colorful Day

  • Cat’s Colors

Skill: Story Elements (characters, setting, problem, solution), making connections, reading is thinking

Reading Anchor Charts:

Review:

-Reading is Thinking

-Readers use Post-its to show their thinking

-Story Elements

Writing:

Anchor Charts and Lessons:

Review:

-I Can Draw/Color a 3 Star Picture

-I Can Tell a Story (who, what, when, where)

Activities:

-Writing about A Fun Day

-Creating Books

-Thanksgiving Shopping Lists

-Think, Draw, Label, Write

Interactive Writing:

-Thankful Writing

-Writing using color words

Penmanship:

-Reviewing letters Ee, Gg

Centers:

Art: Leaf Art

ABC/Word Work: Initial (Beginning Sounds)

Science/Sensory: Sensory Mazes/Science Books

Pocket Chart: Hidden Words

Writing:

Independent Writing

-Creating and writing books! Students write about whatever they want! We are learning how to think, draw, label and write! They are all so excited to share their writing each day!

Technology: Kindergarten Symbaloo Site (language arts game)

Listening/Library: Listen to Fountas and Pinnell book on the computer. Complete a listening response page. Afterwards, check out a new book from the classroom library.

Poetry: Circle sight words, capital letters, punctuation etc.. in our poem. Glue it in poetry journal. Afterwards, complete poetry activity at the pocket chart area. Last, use wikki stix to locate the above listed items on hanging poems.

Social Emotional: Reviewing Deep Breathing and what to do when having an upset/discussing what to do when strong feelings get a hold of us

Phonics:

-Beginning sounds

-Rhyming

-Stretching CVC words (consonant, vowel, consonant)

Math:

Review Anchor:

Where do we see math?

-Counting: We will continue practicing counting to 100.

-Practicing having one to one when counting through 20.

-Counting by 10s.

Number Talks

-Simple number sentences

-Rekenreks

-Pips on a Die or Dice

-Dot Cards

I will ask: What do you see? How do you see it?

-Another thing we do each day is show our numbers in different ways. We practice showing our numbers in numerals, word form, tally marks, objects, dominoes, dice, fingers, number path etc…

-Problem Solving: We will continue solving word problems!

-Calendar– days of the week, months of the year, today is, yesterday was, tomorrow will be, 1 more than a #, 1 less than a #, counting by tens, count around the circle, how many students are here/not here, etc…

Some Math Activities:

Math in Writing- Ten Frame Friends

-Math Technology: Monster Number Sentence/Number Sense Games on IPAD and Osmo

-Math by Myself- Fall Graphing

-Math with Someone-Roll, Add, Stamp

-Any Number Sense or Math Games introduced

Science/Social Studies:

-Thanksgiving Traditions/History

I hope you all have an AMAZING week!

Love,

Mrs. Stagner

Weekly Learning

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend and had a FUN Halloween! It is so crazy that November is upon us! This year is already flying by!

Here is a peek at what we will be learning:

I Love You Ritual: The Cat and the Bunny

Language Arts:

Sight Words: get, you, was

Shared Reading:

The Big Race

The Log

Interactive Read Alouds:

  • There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie

  • Turkey Trouble

  • The Feelings Book

  • The Littlest Pilgrim

Skill: Sequencing, Story Elements (characters, setting, problem, solution)

Reading Anchor Charts:

Review:

-Reading is Thinking

-Readers use Post-its to show their thinking

-Story Elements

Writing:

Anchor Charts and Lessons:

Review:

-I Can Draw/Color a 3 Star Picture

-I Can Tell a Story!

-Question Words

Activities:

-Writing about A Fun Day

-Creating Books

-Labeling a Turkey/Illustrating it

-Thankful Turkey Writing

-Thanksgiving Shopping Lists

-Creating a Class Thankful Tree

Interactive Writing:

-Thankful Writing

-Interactive Writing Response from The Log shared reading

-Writing sentences together about student interests

Penmanship:

-Reviewing letters Ee, Gg

Centers:

Art: creating a turkey

ABC/Word Work: Mixed up sentences

Science/Sensory: Magnifying Hidden Sight Words

Pocket Chart: Turkey Rhymes

Writing:

-Write the Room (Turkey Sight Words)/Independent Writing

-Creating and writing books! Students write about whatever they want! We are learning how to think, draw, label and write! They are all so excited to share their writing each day!

Technology: Kindergarten Symbaloo Site (language arts game)

Listening/Library: Listen to Fountas and Pinnell book on the computer. Complete a listening response page. Afterwards, check out a new book from the classroom library.

Poetry: Circle sight words, capital letters, punctuation etc.. in our poem. Glue it in poetry journal. Afterwards, complete poetry activity at the pocket chart area. Last, use wikki stix to locate the above listed items on hanging poems.

Social Emotional: Learning more about our Safe Place and things we can do there when we have an upset to help us calm down.

Phonics:

-Beginning sounds

-Rhyming

Math:

Review Anchor: I can count like I read!

Where do we see math?

-Counting: We will continue practicing counting to 100.

-Practicing having one to one when counting

-Count Around the Circle Game to take attendance.

-Attendance Stick

-Counting by 10s.

Number Talks

-What Does Not Belong?

-Rekenreks

-Pips on a Die or Dice

I will ask: What do you see? How do you see it?

-Another thing we do each day is show our numbers in different ways. We practice showing our numbers in numerals, word form, tally marks, objects, dominoes, dice, fingers, number path etc…

-Problem Solving: We will continue solving word problems!

-Calendar– days of the week, months of the year, today is, yesterday was, tomorrow will be, 1 more than a #, 1 less than a #, counting by tens, count around the circle, how many students are here/not here, etc…

Some Math Activities:

Math in Writing- Ten Frame Friends

-Math Technology: Monster Number Sentence/Number Sense Games on IPAD and Osmo

-Math by Myself- Fall Graphing

-Math with Someone-Roll, Add, Stamp

-Any Number Sense or Math Games introduced

Science/Social Studies:

-Thanksgiving Activities

I hope you all have an AWESOME week!

Love,

Mrs. Stagner

Lesson Plans

What a nice, long weekend! I hope everyone got to rest and have some fun!

Here is a sneak at what we have been learning and will continue to learn this week:

I Love You Ritual: Mary Had a Little Lamb and Here’s the Bunny

Language Arts:

Sight Words: is, my, put and review color words

Shared Reading:

By the Light of the Moon

Molly’s Leash

*We have been locating the capital letters at the beginning of the sentences, punctuation and sight words and circling them with our wikki stix. We have started to located chunks as well. For example: -ing, -ay, -at, etc.

Interactive Read Alouds:

  • There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat

  • The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything

  • Spookly the Square Pumpkin

  • When Sophie Gets Angry-Really Angry (Essential Question: Why is it important to understand feelings?)

  • Room on the Broom

Skill: Sequencing, Story Elements (characters, setting, problem, solution)

Reading Anchor Charts:

Review:

-Reading is Thinking

-Readers use Post-its to show their thinking

-Story Elements

Review:

-What Do Good Readers Do?

Writing:

Anchor Charts and Lessons:

-Oral Storytelling

-Pictures Tell a Story

-I Can Draw/Color a 3 Star Picture

-I Can Tell a Story!

-Question Words

Activities:

-Sequencing with Halloween Books with hands on activities

-Creating Books

-Boo! I am _______.

Interactive Writing:

-Writing color word sentences after reading Pete the Cat.

-Class, Class, What do you see? Using Halloween Costumes!

Penmanship:

-Review: 6-10

Centers:

Art: Candy Corn and Shape Pumpkin

ABC/Word Work: Sight Word Egg Flip and Jack-o-Lantern Memory Challenge: Create a tree using legos on the lego wall

Science/Sensory: Making words with playdoh and cutting playdoh/creating a monster

Pocket Chart: Matching pictures on a pumpkin with beginning sound on a seed

Writing:

-Write the Room (Pumpkin Life Cycle)

-Creating and writing books! Students write about whatever they want! We are learning how to think, draw, label and write! They are all so excited to share their writing each day!

Technology: Kindergarten Symbaloo Site (language arts game)

Listening/Library: Listen to Fountas and Pinnell book on the computer. Complete a listening response page. Afterwards, check out a new book from the classroom library.

Poetry: Circle sight words, capital letters, punctuation etc.. in our poem. Glue it in poetry journal. Afterwards, complete poetry activity at the pocket chart area. Last, use wikki stix to locate the above listed items on hanging poems.

Social Emotional: Reviewing and thinking about times when we felt a strong emotion (happy, sad, angry, scared, etc. )

Practicing deep breathing using the Feeling Buddies. Afterwards, responding to times we felt those strong emotions.

Phonics:

-Color Word Practice

-Beginning Sounds

-Syllables

Math:

Anchor: I can count like I read!

Where do we see math?

-Counting: We will continue practicing counting to 100.

-Practicing having one to one when counting

-Count Around the Circle Game to take attendance.

-Attendance Stick

-Counting by 10s.

Number Talks

-What Does Not Belong?

-Rekenreks

-Making 5 in different ways

-Pips on a Die or Dice

-Order Please

I will ask: What do you see? How do you see it?

-Another thing we do each day is show our numbers in different ways. We practice showing our numbers in numerals, word form, tally marks, objects, dominoes, dice, fingers, number path etc…

-Problem Solving: We will continue solving word problems!

-Calendar– days of the week, months of the year, today is, yesterday was, tomorrow will be, 1 more than a #, 1 less than a #, counting by tens, count around the circle, how many students are here/not here, etc…

Some Math Activities:

Math in Writing-Decomposing Spider Craft

-Math Technology: Number Sense Games on IPAD and Osmo

-Math by Myself- Number Path/Domino Match Up

-Math with Someone-Apple Number One to One Game

-Any Number Sense or Math Games introduced

-Are you afraid of spiders? Graph

Science/Social Studies:

-Finishing exploring with pumpkins

-life cycle of a pumpkin

-Labeling the parts of a bat

-KWL over Bats

-Researching Bats

-Bats eat Mosquitos activity

I hope you all have an PHENOMENAL week!

Love,

Mrs. Stagner

Lesson Plans Week 9

I hope you all enjoyed your weekend! I enjoyed going to the football game and watching the Roughnecks WIN! It sure was cold though!

Here is a look into what we will be learning this week:

I Love You Ritual: Dancing Hands

Language Arts:

Sight Words: little, in, white, black

Shared Reading:

My Little Rooster

Morning on the Farm

My New Puppy

*We have been locating the capital letters at the beginning of the sentences, punctuation and sight words and circling them with our wikki stix.

Interactive Read Alouds:

  • Big Al and Shrimpy

  • I’m the Best!

  • Yo! Yes?

  • Jessica

Theme: The importance of friendship

Essential Question: What does it mean to be a good friend?

Reading Anchor Charts:

Review:

-Reading is Thinking

-Readers use Post-its to show their thinking

Introduce:

-What Do Good Readers Do?

-Story Elements

Writing:

Anchor Charts and Lessons:

-Review What is a Label?

-What Do Writer’s Do? (Think, Draw, Label, Write)

-What is Writer’s Workshop? (1. Mini Lesson, 2. Writing Time, 3. Share Time)

New:

-I Can Tell a Story!

-Question Words

Activities:

-Oral Storytelling using the books: I Broke My Trunk, Sharks, Bear Sees Colors

-Pictures Tell a Story using the books: CHALK, The Dot

-Creating Books

Interactive Writing:

-Writing color word sentences after reading Pete the Cat.

-Responding to Interactive Read Alouds

Penmanship:

-Review: 1-5 numbers, Dd, Pp, Hh

Centers:

Art: Water Color a Pumpkin and writing color words/Osmo Words

ABC/Word Work: Sorting capital and lowercase letters with sticks, tunnels, circles, etc…/Lego Wall: Creating a sight word and then the challenge: Create a pumpkin

Science/Sensory: Exploring sensory bins using magnet wands. One tub has hidden magnets inside. After getting the magnets out, the students will sort them by color. The other sensory bin is called Fishing for Sight Words. Students will use the magnet wand to catch fish and read the sight words that are on each fish.

Pocket Chart: Colorful Pumpkin Writing incorporating color words

Writing:

-Write the Room (Find the hidden pumpkins and their color word)

-Creating and writing books! Students write about whatever they want! We are learning how to think, draw, label and write! They are all so excited to share their writing each day!

Technology: Kindergarten Symbaloo Site (language arts game)

Listening/Library: Listen to Fountas and Pinnell book on the computer. Complete a listening response page. Afterwards, check out a new book from the classroom library.

Poetry: Circle sight words, capital letters, punctuation etc.. in our poem. Glue it in poetry journal. Afterwards, complete poetry activity at the pocket chart area. Last, use wikki stix to locate the above listed items on hanging poems.

Social Emotional: Discussing our emotions and what happens when we become Bug Crazy MAD! We will think of a time when we were Bug Crazy MAD and share it. We will discuss how our body feels when anger gets ahold of us. When anger gets ahold of us we are no longer ourselves, we are ANGRY. Together, we will share our experiences and discuss how to calm and regulate our bodies when anger gets ahold of us.

Phonics:

-Letter Knowledge with Capital/Lowercase matching

-Beginning Sounds

-Syllables

Math:

-Counting: We will continue practicing counting to 100.

-Practicing having one to one when counting

-Count Around the Circle Game to take attendance.

-Attendance Stick

-Counting by 10s.

Number Talks

-What Does Not Belong?

-Rekenreks

-Ten Frames

I will ask: What do you see? How do you see it?

-Another thing we do each day is show our numbers in different ways. We practice showing our numbers in numerals, word form, tally marks, objects, dominoes, dice, fingers, number path etc…

-Problem Solving: We will continue solving word problems!

-Calendar– days of the week, months of the year, today is, yesterday was, tomorrow will be, 1 more than a #, 1 less than a #, counting by tens, count around the circle, how many students are here/not here, etc…

Some Math Activities:

-Pumpkin Counting

-How Many Apples Tall are You?

-A ______ is Heavier Than Me!

-Counting My Family

New Games:

-Halloween Number Sense Games

-Big Number Line Game

Science/Social Studies:

-Continuing Senses

-Introducing and exploring with pumpkins

-using our senses

-life cycle

-Labeling the parts of a pumpkin

I hope you all have an OUTSTANDING week!

Love,

Mrs. Stagner

Week 8

*What We Are Learning in the Kinderpillar Room*

I hope everyone enjoyed their weekend! It is hard to believe that October will be here soon! My sweet boy will be the big ONE on October 28th! I have been getting everything planned for his birthday!

Here is a look at what we will be learning this week:

Morning Work:

-Colors of Fall Reader

-Journal Writing (colors/using pictures as words)

-Sight Word Bingo

-Play-Doh Word Making

I Love You Ritual: Humpty Dumpty

Morning Messages:

-Letter Nn

-What begins with Mm?

-Beginning Sounds

-Numeral and Number Word Matching

-Write the missing word

Sight Words: to, yellow, purple

Review: all words and color words introduced

Shared Reading:

Wheels on the Bike

One Summer Day: A Story in Pictures

Counting on the Farm

Poetry:

-Rainbow Hair (locating color words, sight words, capital letters, punctuation)

-Colors (sight word: is)

Phonics Lessons:

-Recognize the Sequence of Letters in a word

-Word Parts

-Syllables

Interactive Read Alouds:

A Visitor for Bear

Big Al and Shrimpy

Essential Question: What does it mean to be a good friend?

Reading:

-Review: characters, setting, making connections

Introduce: Readers use post-its to mark their thinking as they read

Reading Mini Lessons:

-The title of the book is on the front cover

-Review author/illustrator and what they do

-Think about the books you read and talk about your thinking with others

Interactive Writing:

-Continuing writing sentences about apples.

Writer’s Workshop:

-Review: Think, Draw, Label, Write

-Review 3 steps of writer’s workshop: mini-lesson, writing, share time

-Introduce Sentence Frames Posters

Writing Fun:

-Read The Best Story

-Stories we write come from the heart.

-Complete heart map

-Read Bear Sees Colors

-Discuss oral story telling

-Practice turn and talk about a story you thought about

-Read I Broke My Trunk

-Continue oral storytelling

-Anchor: I Can Tell a Story! (Who? What? When? Where?)

Math:

Number Talks:

-Rekenreks

-Dot Cards

Ask: What do you see? How do you see it?

-What Does Not Belong? Why?

Problem Solving:

Who Has More?

Math Activities:

Whole Group: Review counting strategies and counting jar

Math Centers:

Math by Myself: How Many Apples Tall are You? And Apple Seed Counting/Games

Math with Someone:

Math with the Teacher: Grab and Count/New Games

Math in Technology: Tallytots/Subitizing Games

Number Corner:

-September Song

-Counting Song

-Calendar: today, yesterday, tomorrow

-one more/one less

-Counting by tens and ones

Attendance:

-Count Around the Circle

-Attendance Stick

Science: 5 Senses

-Senses with Apples

-Read My Five Senses and other Senses books

-Read The Listening Walk Go on a listening walk

-Read Sight Go on a sight walk

I hope everyone has a great week!

Plans September 21st-25th

What a pretty weekend we had! I hope you all enjoyed the cooler weather. We went to the football game on Friday night and the Roughnecks WON! Our little family was so excited for the team!

Here is a look into what we will be learning this week:

I Love You Ritual: Three Nice Mice

Language Arts:

Sight Words: we, at, orange

Shared Reading:

The Wheels on the Bik

Counting on the Farm

*We have been locating the capital letters at the beginning of the sentences, punctuation and sight words and circling them with our wikki stix.

Interactive Read Alouds:

  • Where Are You Going, Little Mouse?

  • Elizabeth’s Doll

  • Jonathan and His Mommy

Theme: Taking Care of Each Other: Family

Essential Question: What is important about being a family?

Reading Anchor Charts:

-Characters (review)

-Setting (review)

-Making Connections to Self, Books, and World (New)

-Reading is Thinking

-Readers use Post-its to show their thinking

Writing:

Anchor Charts and Lessons:

-Review: What Gets a Captial Letter?

-Review What is a Label?

-What Do Writer’s Do? (Think, Draw, Label, Write)

-What is Writer’s Workshop? (1. Mini Lesson, 2. Writing Time, 3. Share Time)

-What Do Writer’s Write?

Activities:

What do Writers Write About? All our favorite stories, songs, and movies were written by authors who had an idea which excited them. How will we decide what to write about? Read aloud the book The Best Story. After reading, reiterate that the very best stories are ones that come from the heart. Students will make their own heart map filled with ideas for writing. Ask students to draw pictures of things they love and know a lot about. Share maps and put in writing folders.

-Creating Books

Interactive Writing:

Finish Environmental Print Writing

Writing simple sentences using capital letters, good spacing and punctuation at the end our sentences.

Penmanship:

-#s 0-5, letters Mm Nn, and Rr

Centers:

Art: Creating fall tree using paint and adding the word the to the sentence.

ABC/Word Work: Matching uppercase to appropriate lowercase letters using magnetic letters. Matching picture to beginning sound. Extra: Lego Wall Challenge: Build sight words with legos!

Science/Sensory: Exploring sensory bins using magnet wands. One tub has hidden magnets inside. After getting the magnets out, the students will sort them by color. The other sensory bin is called Fishing for Sight Words. Students will use the magnet wand to catch fish and read the sight words that are on each fish.

Pocket Chart: Matching Capital/Lowercase letters and writing the letters of the alphabet appropriately. Afterwards, practice matching with last week’s poem.

Writing: Creating and writing books! Students write about whatever they want! We are learning how to think, draw, label and write! They are all so excited to share their writing each day!

Technology: Kindergarten Symbaloo Site (language arts game)

Listening/Library: Listen to Fountas and Pinnell book on the computer. Complete a listening response page. Afterwards, check out a new book from the classroom library.

Poetry: Circle sight words, capital letters, punctuation etc.. in our poem. Glue it in poetry journal. Afterwards, complete poetry activity at the pocket chart area. Last, use wikki stix to locate the above listed items on hanging poems.

Social Emotional: Review all 8 Feeling Buddies. Read I Can Calm When I am Upset book. Discuss times we were super upset and how we felt. What can we do next time to help us be helpful instead of hurtful?

Phonics:

-Hear and Generate Rhyming Words

-Onset/Rime

-Matching Numbers with Number Words

Math:

-Counting: We will continue practicing counting to 100.

-Practicing having one to one when counting

-Count Around the Circle Game to take attendance.

-Attendance Stick

-Counting by 10s.

Number Talks

-Quick Images

-Rekenreks

-Ten Frames

I will ask: What do you see? How do you see it?

-Another thing we do each day is show our numbers in different ways. We practice showing our numbers in numerals, word form, tally marks, objects, dominoes, dice, fingers, number path etc…

-Problem Solving: We will continue solving word problems! This week the problem is titled: Who Has More?

-Calendar– days of the week, months of the year, today is, yesterday was, tomorrow will be, 1 more than a #, 1 less than a #, counting by tens, count around the circle, how many students are here/not here, etc…

Some Math Activities:

-Finish last weeks math rotations

-Ten Frame Kids

-Count and Cover Game

-Number Sense Memory Game

-Roll and Record Game

New Games:

-Subitizing Game

-Number Line Game

Science/Social Studies:

-Apple Experiences

-Apple Taste Testing/Graph

-Do Apples Sink or Float? (predict first)

-Making Homemade Applesauce!

-Labeling the parts of an apple

I hope you all have a MARVELOUS week!

Love,

Mrs. Stagner

Learning in the Kinderpillar Room

I hope you all enjoyed your weekend! I had a great time hanging out with my sweet family! Lincoln is 10 months old and walking everywhere! The girls love to dress him up like a doll and play with him. Haha.

Here is a peek at what we will be learning:

I Love You Ritual: Little Miss Muffet

Language Arts:

Sight Words: on, the, pink

Last week we introduced green.

Shared Reading:

Bouncing Balls

Spin, Spin, Spin

*We have been locating the capital letters at the beginning of the sentences, punctuation and sight words and circling them with our wikki stix.

Interactive Read Alouds:

  • Do Like Kyla

  • Don’t You Feel Well, Sam?

  • I Went Walking

  • Library Mouse

Writing:

Anchor Charts and Lessons:

-What Gets a Captial Letter?

-What is a Label?

-What Do Writer’s Do? (Think, Draw, Label, Write)

-What is Writer’s Workshop?

-What Do Writer’s Write?

Activities:

-Hold up a mirror, look in it, and say, “I am a WRITER!”

-Writing sentences using sight words we have learned.

-Beginning to draw a picture and try to label it.

Interactive Writing:

We See Leaves

Environmental Print

Things we like in kindergarten

Penmanship:

-#s 0-5, letters Oo, Qq, and Gg

Centers:

We have been rocking and rolling with centers! The kiddos are getting the rotation down very well. I am still having to help some, but we are getting the hang of things!

Social Emotional: Introduce 2 new Feeling Buddies. Give examples of when we felt a certain way. Discuss how we can handle it the next time or if we could go back in time, what would we do differently?

Math:

-Counting: We will continue practicing counting to 100.

-Count Around the Circle Game to take attendance.

-Attendance Stick

-Counting by 10s.

Number Talks

-Dot Cards

-Rekenreks

-Ten Frames

I will ask: What do you see? How do you see it?

-Another thing we do each day is show our numbers in different ways. We practice showing our numbers in numerals, word form, tally marks, objects, dominoes, dice, fingers, number path etc…

-Problem Solving: We will begin solving word problems!

-Calendar– days of the week, months of the year, today is, yesterday was, tomorrow will be, 1 more than a #, 1 less than a #, counting by tens, count around the circle, how many students are here/not here, etc…

Some Math Activities:

-Begin Math Center Rotations

-Ten Frame Kids

-Count and Cover Game

-Number Sense Memory Game

-Roll and Record Game

Science/Social Studies:

-Sensory Tubs-Locating letters, numbers, and shapes

I hope you all have an OUTSTANDING week!

Love,

Mrs. Stagner