Thank You

 

I just wanted to thank all of you, parents, for helping out and providing everything for the Easter party! The kids had a blast and so did I! I can not express my appreciation for you all enough. You have supported our class in so many ways this year, and for that, I am so grateful. Lastly, I am so blessed that you have shared your BEST with me this year and I have come to love each and every one of them so much. The end is drawing near and I am not ready for it! I’ll end this sappy post by saying, thank you, again, so very much!

 

This game was super fun!

The kiddos had such a fun time doing this one!

 

Week 32

 

I hope everyone had a FANTASTIC holiday weekend!

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

Sight Words: Review: is, it, like, little, me

Bonus Words: she (this is also a Kinder word), many

**These are the same words as last week that we are reviewing. We WILL have a spelling test this week over them.

*We will also do the Sight Word Fluency PowerPoint for practice!

Morning Message:

Monday: base ten amounts

Tuesday: cvc words

Wednesday: self portrait for math activity

Thursday: rhyming words

*Other morning activities: free writing, word family houses, color word puzzles, reader’s theaters, etc..

Reading Skills: inferencing and predicting

Reading Anchors: Reviewing: Inferencing, predicting, story elements, reading is thinking

Phonics Skills: adding -s and -es to form plurals

Big Books/Shared Reading: Earth Day Books/Spring Books

Guided Reading Centers:

Listening: Listen to a QR code reader and complete a response page

ABC Center: Creating Words with Unifix Letter Cubes/OSMO

Word Work: Singular/Plural Noun Sort

Writing Center: Creating Books

Technology: Language Arts Games

Pocket Chart: Sight Word Memory Game (new words)

Poetry: Earth Day/Coin Poems

Lightbulb: medial sounds, sight word games

Art: Illustrating Pictures for Granparent’s Day/Earth Day Craft

MIMIO: making words

Interactive Writing: Writing about a memory. This week we will continue to focus on small moments. There are 3 steps to following small moments in your writing:

  1. Think of a story in your life.
  2. Picture it in your mind.
  3. Put it on paper.

I will model this again this week and the kiddos will help with all of the conventional stuff :).

*Writing Skills: capitalization, punctuation, good spacing, staying focused. We will discuss our goals from last week and move our name pencils if we feel that we need to focus on another skill.

Writing Anchors: Review: Small Moments, Capitals, Punctuation, Thinking

Independent Writing: Memory Writing/Free Writing

Poems: Earth Day, Coins

Things we focus on with our weekly poems:

-Rhyming Words

-Capital Letters

-Punctuation

-Sight Words

-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)

-Word Chunks etc…

Penmanship: Numbers

Math Focus: Identifying Coins in Order and Understanding What Money is For/Number Sense

-We will also review addition/subtraction

Number Talks:

-Same Amount Different Arrangements (prove/justify how they are the same)

-Which is not like the others? Prove it.

-Which one doesn’t belong? Why?

-I have ___. I wish I had ___. What do I need to do? Why?

Classroom Routines:

-Sorting Portraits

-Addition/Subtraction Game

-Count Around the Circle Game

Math Anchors: New: Coin Anchors Review: Addition/Subtraction

Investigations/Math Lessons:

-Coin Scoot

-Creating Coin Identification Posters

-Coin Books

Math Centers:

-Piggy Bank Addition

-Penny Toss

-Race to 20 Number Paths

-Bump

-Add and Cover (Easter Themed)

-Spin and Graph

-Easter Addition

-Easter Subtraction

-Technology-Math Games

-Easter Ten Frames

-Shake and Spill

Math Journals:

-missing numbers

-counting

-writing about math

Small Group Math:

-Spatial Relationship Games

Science: Earth Day

-Earth Day PowerPoint

-Reduce, Reuse, Recycle Brainpop

-Natural Resources Brainpop

-I Can Help The Earth By… Activity

I hope you all have an EXCEPTIONAL week!

What We Are Learning Week 31

 

Hey Guys!

This is what we will be learning this week:

Sight Words: Review: is, it, like, little, me

Bonus Words: she (this is also a Kinder word), many

**WE WILL NOT HAVE A SPELLING TEST THIS WEEK!

-We will use these same words next week and test next Friday, the 21st.

*We will also do the Sight Word Fluency PowerPoint for practice!

Morning Message:

Monday: CVC words

Tuesday: Do you like to eat eggs group survey/graph

Wednesday: Noun Sort

Thursday: Addition Practice

*Other morning activities: free writing, word family houses, color word puzzles, reader’s theaters

Reading Skills: Reading Strategies, Inferencing, Reading is Thinking

Reading Anchors: Story Elements, Inferencing, Nouns

Phonics Skills: onset/rime practice Example: /c/ + /at/ = cat

Big Books/Shared Reading: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, The Tiny Seed, and Easter/Spring Books

Guided Reading Centers:

Listening: Listen to a QR code reader and complete a response page

ABC Center: Sight Word Dice Game/Osmo Words

Word Work: Syllable Practice

Writing Center: Sentence Scramble/Free Writing Activity

Technology: Language Arts Games

Pocket Chart: Sight Word Memory Game

Poetry: Easter Bunny/Making words with unifix letter linking cubes

Lightbulb: initial sounds, write the room, sight word games

Art: Creating coffee filter butterflies

MIMIO: cvc words

Interactive Writing: We will continue writing all about spring. The students will get to write everything they know and like about it.

*Writing Skills: capitalization, punctuation, good spacing, staying focused. We will discuss our goals from last week and move our name pencils if we feel that we need to focus on another skill.

Writing Anchors: Review: Small Moments, Capitals, Punctuation, Thinking

Independent Writing: The kiddos will get to write a spring story! They also always have the opportunity to write about themselves. With my experience in teaching writing, I’ve learned that students write best when they write about themselves and what they are interested in. This week we will focus on small moments. There are 3 steps to following small moments in your writing:

  1. Think of a story in your life.
  2. Picture it in your mind.
  3. Put it on paper.

Poem: Easter Bunny

Things we focus on with our weekly poems:

-Rhyming Words

-Capital Letters

-Punctuation

-Sight Words

-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)

-Word Chunks etc…

Penmanship: Free Choice out of Penmanship Practice Book

Math Focus: Graphing/Number Sense

Number Talks:

-Same Amount Different Arrangements (prove/justify how they are the same)

-Which is not like the others? Prove it.

-Which one doesn’t belong? Why?

-I have ___. I wish I had ___. What do I need to do? Why?

Classroom Routines:

-How Many Eyes?

-Subitizing Cards Game

-Count Around the Circle Game

Math Anchors: Review: How to Create a Graph, Subtraction Strategies, Some and Some More, Some and Some went Away

Investigations/Math Lessons:

-How Many Noses?

-Graphing Sums with Dominoes

-Domino Addition

Math Centers:

-Piggy Bank Addition

-Stack it Up

-Osmo Numbers

-Bump

-Add and Cover (Easter Themed)

-Spin and Graph

-Easter Addition

-Easter Subtraction

-Technology-Math Games

-Easter Ten Frames

-Race to Ten

-Race to Twenty

-Race to Twenty (Number Paths)

Math Journals:

-problem solving

-problem solving

-what’s missing

Small Group Math:

-Spatial Relationship Games

Science: Plants

-Life Cycle of a Butterfly

Have a MARVELOUS week!

Easter Party/CHAMPS Assembly

Parents,

I sent home a letter about the Easter party on Friday! Also, I will be sending home a letter this week about our CHAMPS Assembly. I will send home the lines that your child will be saying at the assembly. Please practice at least once a night. Our CHAMPS Assembly is going to be on THURSDAY, April 13th. We do not have school that Friday. Our Easter party will be that same afternoon!

Thanks for all of your help,

Mellissa Stagner 🙂

Week 30

 

Hi Everyone,

Here is a look into our upcoming week:

Sight Words: Review: have, he, here, home, in

Bonus Words: them, then

*We will also do the Sight Word Fluency PowerPoint for practice!

**Our spelling test will be on Friday!

Morning Message:

Monday: Graphing Favorite Colors

Tuesday: Please Don’t Tell About Mom’s Bell (-ell words)

Wednesday: Chicken Soup with Rice and Mice (-ice words)

Thursday: Do you like butterflies or caterpillars better?

*Other morning activities: free writing, word family houses, color word puzzles, reader’s theaters

Reading Skills: Reading Strategies, Story Elements Review, Reading is Thinking

Reading Anchors: Setting, Characters, Problem/Solution, Reading is Thinking

Phonics Skills: cvce words, swapping out beginning sounds with a new sound Ex: best/test

Big Books/Shared Reading: Easter Books

Guided Reading Centers:

Listening: Listen to a QR code reader and complete a response page

ABC Center: Sight Word Dice Game/Osmo Words

Word Work: Word Families with Easter Eggs

Writing Center: Write the Room (eggs)/Free Writing Activity

Technology: Language Arts Games

Pocket Chart: cvc word eggs

Poetry: Spring/Making words with unifix letter linking cubes

Lightbulb: Word work activities, labeling 3D flowers

Art: Creating a pot and roots for 3D flowers/Making a butterfly with toilet paper rolls

MIMIO: Renovated CVC Words

Interactive Writing: We will be writing all about spring. The students will get to write everything they know and like about it.

*Writing Skills: capitalization, punctuation, good spacing, staying focused. We will discuss our goals from last week and move our name pencils if we feel that we need to focus on another skill.

Writing Anchors: New: Small Moments Review: Capitals, Punctuation, Thinking, Tricky e.

Independent Writing: All about flowers or other plants

Poem: Spring

Things we focus on with our weekly poems:

-Rhyming Words

-Capital Letters

-Punctuation

-Sight Words

-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)

-Word Chunks etc…

Penmanship: W-Z

Math Focus: Graphing/Number Sense

Number Talks:

-Number Sentence

-Rekenreks

-Number Strings PowerPoint

-Make What You See

Classroom Routines:

-Race to 20 With Number Paths

-Subitizing Cards Game

-Count Around the Circle Game

-Roll the Movement Dice and a Regular Dice

Math Anchors: Introduce: How to Create a Graph Review: Subtraction Strategies, Some and Some More, Some and Some went Away

Investigations/Math Lessons:

-What is your favorite color?

-Conducting a Survey

-My Sums Graph with Dominoes

-Who Stole the Cookie From the Cookie Jar?

Math Centers:

-Piggy Bank Addition

-Stack it Up

-Osmo Numbers

-Bump

-Number Match word/numbers

-Add and Cover (Easter Themed)

-Spin and Graph

-Easter Addition

-Easter Subtraction

-Technology-Math Games

-Easter Ten Frames

-Race to Ten

-Race to Twenty

Math Journals:

-problem solving

-teen numbers

-Missing Numbers

-Addition Fluency Practice

Small Group Math:

-Bear Caves

-Shake and Spill

-Cardinality Games

Science: Plants

-Parts of a Plant

-Plant Life Cycle Activities

-Journaling about our bean plants

-Apple Slice Science Experiment

Have a FANTASTIC week!

Week 29 Plans

 

Hey there!

Here is what we will be learning this week:

Sight Words: Review: for, get, go, had, has

Bonus Words: up, out

*We will also do the Sight Word Fluency PowerPoint for practice!

**Our spelling test will be on Friday! This past week was our first test. I will be sending them home on Monday for you to see, sign, and send back!

Morning Message:

Monday: A snack for Mack (-ack words)

Tuesday: Ride and Slide (-ide words)

Wednesday: Snail Mail (-ail words)

Thursday: Jumping Jill Went Down the Hill (-ill words)

*The kiddos will continue with word family houses and readers theaters in the mornings as well! The kids are absolutely loving the readers theaters! I’m trying to make a few each week so that we have more of a variety to pick from! 🙂

Reading Skills: We will be identifying different forms of media (advertisements, newspapers, commercials, radio programs). Of course, we always discuss good reading strategies and all of the things good readers do.

Reading Anchors: I will be showing newspapers and other advertisements for kiddos to see. Then, they will have a chance to create their own advertisements!

Big Books/Shared Reading: Tops and Bottoms (word work with this book will be long/short vowels, sneaky e words and swapping out the initial sounds in words. An example is best/test.)/Easter Themed Books

Guided Reading Centers:

Listening: Listen to a QR code reader and complete a response page

ABC Center: Syllable Stamp with Dabbers/Osmo Words

Word Work: Word Family Sort

Writing Center: Roll-a-Word/Free Writing Activity

Technology: Language Arts Games

Pocket Chart: cvc Egg sort

Poetry: Rain/CVC words w/bunnies

Lightbulb: Word work activities

Art: Creating 3D flowers

MIMIO: B/M/E Sounds

Interactive Writing: I will be modeling how to advertise something. The kiddos will help me come up with things to say. They will also help edit by paying close attention to capitalization, punctuations, spacing, etc….

*Writing Skills: capitalization, punctuation, good spacing, staying focused. We will discuss our goals from last week and move our name pencils if we feel that we need to focus on another skill. Last week, the kiddos did a great job picking their goals! I did not have to help ANY of them. We even added goals that I had not come up with! It was really cool to witness 5-6 years olds tell me and know what they needed to focus on!

Writing Anchors: Review: Capitals, Punctuation, Thinking, Tricky e.

Independent Writing: Advertisements/Free Writing

*We always talk about how writers think, draw, label, and write. The kids are all starting to label their pictures and it is oh, so cute! They are becoming better writers also! 🙂

Poem: School is Fun

Things we focus on with our weekly poems:

-Rhyming Words

-Capital Letters

-Punctuation

-Sight Words

-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)

-Word Chunks etc…

Penmanship: T-V

Math Focus: Addition and Subtraction/Number Sense

Number Talks:

-Dot Cards

-Rekenreks

-Number Strings PowerPoint

-Make What You See

Classroom Routines:

-Ways to Make 5 Using Grids

-Subitizing Cards Game

-Count Around the Circle Game

-Roll the Movement Dice and a Regular Dice

Math Anchors: Introduce: Subtraction Strategies Reviewing: Some and Some More, Some and Some went Away

Investigations/Math Lessons:

-If You Were a Minus Sign

-Who Stole the Cookie From the Cookie Jar?

-Inch Grid Designs

-Race to 20 with Number Paths

Math Centers:

-Piggy Bank Addition

-Stack it Up

-Osmo Numbers

-Bump

-Number Match word/numbers

-Add and Cover (Easter Themed)

-Spin and Grap

-Easter Addition

-Easter Subtraction

-Technology-Math Games

-Easter Ten Frames

-Race to Ten

Math Journals:

-problem solving

-journaling about math

Small Group Math:

-Bear Caves

-Shake and Spill

-Cardinality Games

Science: Plants

-KWL Flowers

-Plant seeds in jar with paper towels/water-observe all week

-Foldable-what plants need/parts of a plant

-Brainpopjr: plant life cycle and plant adaptations

Have a DELIGHTFUL week!

Week 28 Learning

 

Welcome Back! I hope everyone had the BEST Spring Break!

Here is a preview of what we will be learning this week:

Sight Words: Review: and, am, are, do, can   Bonus: about, how (1st grade words)…We will be having a spelling test on Friday over these words! It is very important that our students know how to not only read their sight words, but write them as well! A letter will be sent home tomorrow with all of the details! 🙂

*We will also do the Sight Word Fluency PowerPoint for practice!

**I will be sending home a list of first grade sight words this week for those of you that want to start practicing! 🙂

Morning Message:

Monday: Take a Trip to Planet Blip (-ip words)

Tuesday: Dine with Nine Messy Monsters (-ine words)

Wednesday: The Clock Who Could Not Tock (-ock words)

Thursday: A Snack for Mack (-ack words)

*The kiddos will continue to use the word family roof tops in the mornings to practice their word families.

*We will also begin using partner Readers Theaters this week! This is going to be a great way to build up every child’s fluency!

Reading Skills: This week, we will be reviewing and applying good reading strategies. We will also discuss things that good readers do.

Reading Anchors: Review: Reading is Thinking, Making Connections, Readers Use Stickies to show their Thinking

Big Books/Shared Reading: Easter Books

**We will also read Crysanthemum and have a discussion on how we should treat others. It is very important for kiddos to treat everyone with respect and kindness. So, we will be doing a fun little activity to promote this!

Guided Reading Centers:

Listening: Listen to a QR code reader and complete a response page

ABC Center: Egg-Cellent Rhymes/Osmo Words

Word Work: Rainbow Roll-n-Write Sight Words

Writing Center: Write the Room/Free Writing Activity

Technology: Language Arts Games

Pocket Chart: Word Family Sort

Poetry: Leprechaun/CVC words

Lightbulb: rhyme practice, word families etc…

Art: Easter Egg Water Color Painting/Lady Bug Art Activity

MIMIO: Rhyming Match

Interactive Writing: This week we are going to write about an array of things such as what we know about math, adding, subtracting, cheetahs, etc… My goal for this week is to focus on capitalization, punctuation, spacing, and staying focused. We have gone over these things all year, but the more we practice, the better we will get!

*Writing Skills: capitalization, punctuation, good spacing, staying focused. We will also be moving our name pencils on our writing goal chart. Each week a child will pick what they need to focus on or get better at and place their pencil next to that section of the chart. For example, if a kiddo needs to work on using capital letters appropriately, they will put their name pencil beside that section. The next week, that kiddo will reevaluate and see what they need to work on and move their pencil accordingly.

Writing Anchors: Review: Capitals, Punctuation, Thinking, Tricky e.

Independent Writing: Free Writing, Science Journal Writing, etc…

Poem: Rain

Things we focus on with our weekly poems:

-Rhyming Words

-Capital Letters

-Punctuation

-Sight Words

-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)

-Word Chunks etc…

Penmanship: P-S continued…

Math Focus: Addition and Subtraction/Number Sense

Number Talks:

-Dot Cards

-Rekenreks

-Number Strings PowerPoint

-Make What You See

Classroom Routines:

-Piggy Bank Addition

-Subitizing Cards Game

-Did you eat cereal for breakfast?

-Race to 20 using number paths

Math Anchors: Reviewing: Some and Some More, Some and Some went Away

Investigations/Math Lessons:

-Five Little Monkeys Subtraction Activity

-Toss the Chips Game

-Bunny Rabbit/Carrot Subtraction Activity

-Inch Grid Designs

Math Centers:

-Piggy Bank Addition

-Stack it Up

-Osmo Numbers

-Bump

-Number Match word/numbers

-Add and Cover

-Shamrock Sums

-Teen Numbers

-Ten Frame Match Up

-Technology-Math Games

-MIMIO: Fly Away Subtraction

-Addition File Folder Games 1 & 2

Math Journals:

-twenty frames

-problem solving

Small Group Math:

-Bear Caves

-Shake and Spill

-Cardinality Games

Science: Science Experiments

-walking water experiment

-watch it rain experiment

I am soo excited about these science experiments!!!!

Have a Magnificent Week!!!

Week 27

 

One more week until Spring Break!!

This is what we will be learning this week:

Sight Words: no, had, yes (these are the last of our kindergarten sight words!!!)

*We will also do the Sight Word Fluency PowerPoint for practice!

**I will be sending home a list of first grade sight words after Spring Break!

Morning Message:

Monday: Spend a Day in Backwards Bay (-ay words)

Tuesday: Spring in the Kingdom of Ying (-ing words)

Wednesday: When Zelda Spilled Purple Ink (-ink words)

Thursday: A Nap for Zap (-ap words)

*The kiddos will continue to use the word family roof tops in the mornings to practice their word families.

Reading Skills: Inferencing and analyzing stories. The kiddos will make predictions based on what they know about the text so far. We will also discuss why we think the author may have written the book. Was it to inform us of something, entertain us, or to persuade us?

Reading Anchors: Review: Reading is Thinking, Making Connections, Readers Use Stickies to show their Thinking

Big Books/Shared Reading: St. Patrick’s Day Books

Guided Reading Centers:

Listening: Listen to a QR code reader and complete a response page

ABC Center: Pot O’Gold Sight Word Game

Word Work: Osmo: words/Roll & Write Sight Word Game

Writing Center: If I had a Pot of Gold…..

Technology: Language Arts Games

Pocket Chart: Put Mixed Up Sentences in Correct Order

Poetry: I Like School

Lightbulb: Write the Room 1 & 2, cvc words, and other activities

Art: Clover Craft-students will decorate a clover and write a sentence to go along with it.

MIMIO: Flower Power-word families

Interactive Writing: This week, we will be focusing on stories with leprechauns in them. We may write about how to make a leprechaun trap or what we would do if we caught a leprechaun-it’s all up to the kiddos’ imaginations! I can’t wait to get started though!

*Writing Skills: capitalization/punctuation and continue practicing how to show and not tell in our writing. For example, if someone wants to write, “I am happy.” Instead, they could write, “My smile was as big as the sun.”

Writing Anchors: Writing Goals-Add our name pencils to the chart this week!

Independent Writing: Free Writing/Leprechaun Trap Writing

The kiddos will get to design their very own leprechaun trap using manipulatives from our classroom. I will snap a picture and then they will get to write all about it!

Poem: Leprechaun

Things we focus on with our weekly poems:

-Rhyming Words

-Capital Letters

-Punctuation

-Sight Words

-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)

-Word Chunks etc…

Penmanship: P-S

Math Focus: Addition and Subtraction/Number Sense

Number Talks:

-# Talk PowerPoint

-Quick Images using Tiles

-Number Strings PowerPoint

-Make What You Saw

Classroom Routines:

-Missing Parts

-Memory

-Count Around the Circle, start with the number 4.. Ask will we get to 3? Why or why not?

Math Anchors: Reviewing: Some and Some More, Some and Some went Away

Investigations/Math Lessons:

-Lucky Charms Graphing 🙂

-Unit 6 1.1: 6 Tiles in All

-5 Little Ducks Addition Activity-Coming up with # sentences as we sing the song. We all made a manipulative with a pipe cleaner and put 5 yellow beads on it. Pictures to come!

-Piggy Bank Addition using dice and pennies!

-Unit 6 1.2: Toss the Chips

New Math Games to Introduce/Review:

-QR Code Numbers/Ten Frames

-Race to Ten

-Race to Twenty

Math Centers:

-Add and Cover

-Shamrock Sums

-Teen Numbers

-Ten Frame Match Up

-Bump (one more, one less, make ten)

-Osmo (IPAD)- Numbers

-Technology-Math Games

-MIMIO: Fly Away Subtraction

-Addition File Folder Games 1 & 2

-Addition Pop!

-War: Who has less/more

Social Studies/Science: St. Patrick’s Day

-Create/Make Leprechaun Traps

-Make Leprechaun Lucky Pudding

As always, have an DELIGHTFUL week! 🙂

Week 26

 

Hey Everyone!

This is what we will be doing this week:

Sight Words: to, not, home

*We will also do the Sight Word Fluency PowerPoint I referenced last week!

Morning Message:

Monday: Fat Cat Book (-at words)

Tuesday: Dog in the Fog Book (-og words)

Wednesday: Scot and Dot Book (-ot words)

Thursday: Baby Bug Book (-ug words)

*I also have some word family roof tops that the kiddos will be using throughout the week to practice word families.

Reading Skills: We are going to be working on summarizing this week in reading and guided reading. Other skills include making connections and Reading is Thinking.

Reading Anchors: Reading is Thinking, Making Connections, Readers Use Stickies to show their Thinking

Big Books/Shared Reading: Dr. Seuss Books

Guided Reading Centers:

Listening: Listen to a QR code reader and complete a response page

ABC Center: Candy Land Sight Word Game

Word Work: Osmo: words/cvc boxes

Writing Center: I Like Green Eggs and Ham Activity

Technology: Language Arts Games

Pocket Chart: Missing Word Sentences

Poetry: EEKK

Lightbulb: Word Family Activities

Art: Cat and the Hat Activity

MIMIO: Blends

Interactive Writing: We will be writing prepositional phrases this week (Ex. The cat is under the table.). I will also have the students find prepositional phrases within Dr. Seuss books. If we get a chance, we are going to review alliteration, as well. I have a fun little alliteration activity using paper plates that I know the kiddos will LOVE! 🙂

*Writing Skills: capitalization/punctuation and practicing how to show and not tell in our writing. For example, if someone wants to write, “I am happy.” Instead, they could write, “My smile was as big as the sun.”

Writing Anchors: Writing Goals

Independent Writing: Free Writing/Completing Non Fiction Research Projects

Poems: I Like School (focus word: to)

Things we focus on with our weekly poems:

-Rhyming Words

-Capital Letters

-Punctuation

-Sight Words

-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)

-Word Chunks etc…

Penmanship: M-O

Math Focus: Addition and Subtraction/Number Sense

Math Centers:

-Match Numeral to Word

-Bump (one more, one less, make ten)

-Osmo (IPAD)- Numbers

-Technology-Math Games

-MIMIO: Fly Away Subtraction

-Addition File Folder Games 1 & 2

-Addition Pop!

-Subtraction Bowling

-Counting w/Playdoh Subtraction Smash

-War: Who has less/more

Math Anchors: Reviewing: Some and Some More, Some and Some went Away

Number Talks:

-# Talk PowerPoint/Quick Images Game

-Dot Cards

-Number Strings

-Make What You Saw

Investigations:

*Story Problems (referenicng Dr. Seuss Book: 1 fish, 2 fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish) The kiddos will use actual goldfish to practice addition and subtraction problems.

*One More/Fewer

*More or Less at the end of a story problem

New Math Games to Introduce:

-Memory

-Stack ‘Em Up

-QR Code Numbers/Ten Frames

Classroom Routines: Mixing Up Patterns, Count Around the Circle, # Mix Up, Would You Rather…..

Science: Dr. Seuss Fun

-We will be doing lots of Dr. Seuss stuff this week since his birthday is on Thursday! One activity we are SUPER PUMPED about is that we are going to make GREEN EGGS and HAM to go along with the book! We will see how the eggs start off as a liquid and then change while cooking.

Have a SPECTACULAR week!