Weekly Learning Week 9

Week 9 Learning:

Sight Words: Review: color words: Review all color words, little, in Introduce: is, my

Morning Message:

Monday: What Letters/Words will the moster eat for lunch?

Tuesday: Journals: write, we can go in a ____.

Students will glue picture of vehicle to complete sentence.

Wednesday: Color Book – students will draw a picture of something that is the color mentioned on each page. They may also write the name of the object

Thursday: Continue Color Book from Wednesday

Friday: Student Holiday

*Other morning activities: Writing Reference Folder Writing, Five Senses Games, Color Word Activities, Alphabet Capital/Lowercase Match Up

Number Corner: Counting 1-20 forward/backward, counting to 100, Counting by 10s., 1 more/1 less, Ten Frame/Rekenrek Subitizing, Calendar (today, tomorrow, yesterday, date)/Count Around the Circle and Attendance Stick Activities (How many students are in our class? Is everyone here? How can we find out? How will the attendance stick help us?), Practicing Counting up from any given number

Interactive Writing: Writing with color words using Halloween Stickers. Example: I like the pink pumpkin./Beginning to plan/write a Halloween story as a class.

Reading Skills: Story Elements (characters, setting, problem, solution), asking questions and responding to them, sequencing stories

Reading Anchors: Review: Characters, Setting, Story Elements

Big Books/Shared Reading: Orange Pumpkin, Mouse Paint, It’s Pumpkin Day, Mouse

Reading Centers: See Week 9 Literacy Centers Blog Post

*Writer’s Workshop:

-Reviewing: What is a writer?/Writers: Think, Draw, Label, Write

-Coming up with things to write about. People write about personal experiences. Draw a picture of a personal experience. Label the picture. Write.

-Decorating our Writing Folders for Ideas-Bring in your stuff if you have not done so!!!

-Writing using Sentence Frames with Halloween Stickers

Review: Differentiating between letter, words, and sentences. The kiddos will also continue writing sentences with a capital letter, using a punctuation mark at the end and concentrate on spacing in between words.

Writing Anchors: Good Writers: Think, Draw, Label, Write, Writer’s Don’t Say……, Sentence Frames

Independent Writing: Practicing coming up with a topic, thinking, drawing, labeling, writing

Poems: One Little Bluebird, I Can/I Like

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: J-K/Numbers

Math Focus: Sorting 2D/3D shapes, Different Ways to Make #s

Number Talks:

-Quick Images (Mimio), Rekenreks, Ten Frames, Dot Cards

-They will justify why they think it is a certain #. We will then discuss different ways to make that number (tally marks, objects, domino, dice, ten frame, number path, fingers, etc..)

Classroom Routines:

-Count Around the Cirlce

-Roll and Record

-Race to 10/Race to 20

-Counting Jar

Math Anchors: What is a Ten Frame

Math Lessons:

-Measuring Our Feet

-A ________ is Heavier than Me!

-Sorting Pattern Blocks by Attributes

-Sorting Shape Stickers by number of Sides

Math Centers: (Review)

-Spider Web Counting-place the correct # of spiders on the web with that number

-Candy Corn Number Puzzles

-Matching the Picture to the correct number

-Numbers 1-10 Puzzles

-P.Stick/Paperclips Counting

-Roll and Record

-Egg Carton Math

-Math Pocket Chart

-Mag. #s/Objects

-Number Cookie Sheet Practice

-Technology in Math

-Math in Writing

-Math Journals

-Number Sort

-Counting Mats

-Mimio: Kindergarten Math K Numbers

Science/Social Studies:

-Bats: are, can, have

-Bat Labeling, Bat Facts

-Stem: Q-Tip Maze, Tape/Block Challenge

Have a FANTASTIC week! 😉

What We Are Learning: Week 8

Week 8 Learning:

Sight Words: Review: color words: blue, yellow, green, red, orange New words: brown, black, white, purple, pink, little, in

Morning Message:

Monday: Numbers & Alphabet Practice using color words

Tuesday: Make a list of words that start with K

Wednesday: Write the missing letter

Thursday: Fill in the missing words and math #s to tally marks

Friday: What is my sight word?

*Other morning activities: Writing Reference Folder Writing, Five Senses Games, Color Word Activities.

Number Corner: Counting 1-20 forward/backward, counting to 100, Counting by 10s., 1 more/1 less, Ten Frame/Rekenrek Subitizing, Calendar (today, tomorrow, yesterday, date)/Count Around the Circle and create our Attendance Stick (How many students are in our class? Is everyone here? How can we find out? How will the attendance stick help us?)

Interactive Writing: Writing with color words using Halloween Stickers. Example: I like the pink pumpkin.

Reading Skills: Making Predictions, Story Elements (characters, setting, problem, solution), making connections, asking questions and responding to them

Reading Anchors: Characters, Setting, Story Elements

Big Books/Shared Reading: Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?, Orange Pumpkin, Mouse Paint

Reading Centers: See Week 8 Literacy Centers Blog Post

*Writer’s Workshop:

-What is a writer?

-Coming up with things to write about. People write about personal experiences. Draw a picture of a personal experience. Label the picture. Write.

-Writers: Think, Draw, Label, Write

-What Can We Write About? (Anchor)

-Writing using Sentence Frames

Review: Differentiating between letter, words, and sentences. The kiddos will also continue writing sentences with a capital letter, using a punctuation mark at the end and concentrate on spacing in between words.

Writing Anchors: Good Writers: Think, Draw, Label, Write

New: Writer’s Don’t Say……, Sentence Frames

Independent Writing: Practicing coming up with a topic, thinking, drawing, labeling, writing

Poems: Colors, Purple, Pink, Black, Brown, White

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: J-K/Numbers

Math Focus: Sorting shapes by attributes, Number Sense, Measurement

Number Talks:

-Quick Images (Mimio), Rekenreks, Ten Frames, Dot Cards

-They will justify why they think it is a certain #. We will then discuss different ways to make that number (tally marks, objects, domino, dice, ten frame, number path, fingers, etc..)

Classroom Routines:

-Attendance Stick

-Find It!

-Roll and Record

-Race to 10/Race to 20

Math Anchors: Ways to Make 7, Measurement

Math Lessons:

-Measuring Cards

-Measuring Our Feet

-A ________ is Heavier than Me!

Math Centers: (Review)

-Spider Web Counting-place the correct # of spiders on the web with that number

-Candy Corn Number Puzzles

-Matching the Picture to the correct number

-Numbers 1-10 Puzzles

-P.Stick/Paperclips Counting

-Roll and Record

-Egg Carton Math

-Math Pocket Chart

-Mag. #s/Objects

-Number Cookie Sheet Practice

-Technology in Math

-Math in Writing

-Math Journals

-Number Sort

-Counting Mats

-Mimio: Kindergarten Math K Numbers

Science/Social Studies:

-Make Cloud Dough for Science Center

-Bat KWL, Bat Labeling, Bat Facts

-Stem: Q-Tip Maze, Tape/Block Challenge

Have a GREAT week! 😉

Week 7

Well, I am feeling much better! Here is what we are learning this week!

Week 7:

Sight Words: Review: color words: blue, yellow, green, red, orange

Morning Message:

Monday: stretching words

Tuesday: -at word family house

Wednesday: what’s my word (number words)

Thursday: sight word race

Friday: Make a list of words that begin with Tt.

*Other morning activities: Journal Writing, Magazine Letter Finds, # Writing, Play-Doh Sight Word Writing with Toothpicks

Number Corner: Counting 1-20 forward/backward, counting to 100, 1 more/1 less, Ten Frame/Rekenrek Subitizing, Calendar (today, tomorrow, yesterday, date)/Count Around the Circle and create our Attendance Stick (How many students are in our class? Is everyone here? How can we find out? How will the attendance stick help us?)

Interactive Writing: Writing with color words. Examples: I see a red apple. I see the orange pumpkin.

Reading Skills: Making Predictions, Story Elements (characters, setting, problem, solution), making connections

Reading Anchors: Review: Reading is Thinking/Readers Use Post-Its to Think

Big Books/Shared Reading: There was an Old Lady who Swallowed Some Leaves, Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?, Spookly

Anchor: Meet the Character: Spookly (Inside and Outside)

Reading Centers: See Week 7 Literacy Centers Blog Post

*Writing Skills: We will be working on how to come up with what to write about, labeling, and what writer’s do: Think, Draw, Label, Write.

Review: Differentiating between letter, words, and sentences. The kiddos will also continue writing sentences with a capital letter, using a punctuation mark at the end and concentrate on spacing in between words.

Writing Anchors: Good Writers: Think, Draw, Label, Write

New: Writer’s Don’t Say……

Independent Writing: Practicing coming up with a topic, thinking, drawing, labeling, writing

Poems: Colors, R-e-d, B-l-u-e, G-r-e-e-n, O-r-a-n-g-e, Y-e-l-l-o-w

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: J-K/Numbers

Math Focus:

Reviewing skills from common assessment

Number Talks:

-Quick Images (Mimio), Rekenreks, Ten Frames, Dot Cards

-They will justify why they think it is a certain #. We will then discuss different ways to make that number (tally marks, objects, domino, dice, ten frame, number path, fingers, etc..)

Classroom Routines:

-Attendance Stick

-Number Line Game

-Number Sense Memory

Math Anchors: Review: Ten Pencils, Counting Strategies

Math Lessons:

-My Family

-What’s In the Bag?

-Exploring 3D shapes (after reading spookly, review why the other pumpkins could roll and he couldn’t using spheres and cubes)

Math Centers: (Review)

-Spider Web Counting-place the correct # of spiders on the web with that number

-Candy Corn Number Puzzles

-Matching the Picture to the correct number

-Numbers 1-10 Puzzles

-P.Stick/Paperclips Counting

-Roll and Record

-Egg Carton Math

-Math Pocket Chart

-Mag. #s/Objects

-Number Cookie Sheet Practice

-Technology in Math

-Math in Writing

-Math Journals

-Number Sort

-Counting Mats

-Mimio: Kindergarten Math K Numbers

Science/Social Studies:

The Five Senses

-Finish leaf rubbings and leaf art

-Creating our touch book after feeling inside of bags and having to use their sense of touch to come up with what is inside

-Roll a Sense Game

Have an OUTSTANDING week! 😉

Mrs. Stagner is Sick

Sadly, I have come down with strep throat! I will not be at school Monday. The kiddos will have a substitute. Hopefully I will be recharged and ready to return on Tuesday! Stay tuned for pictures from last week and the post for what we are learning this week to come once I’m on the mend.