November 12-16

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Posted by bradleys | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 11, 2018

November 12-16

We are sure enjoying the disquised turkeys being sent in! Our class has enjoyed sharing and looking at them each day. Some designs we have seen so far are: Harry Potter, Ariel, Popcorn, and a Christmas Tree! Thank you for working on this project as a family. This has been so fun for our students. Please continue to send in your disguised turkey’s this week as you get them completed.

November 5-9

This week we will be learning:

  • I Love You Ritual song: Jack Be Noodle
  • Penmanship: Letters: continue Yy, Ee, Ff, review letters and numbers
  • Sight Words: do, get
  • Reading: Ten Thankful Turkey’s ,Thanksgiving for Emily Ann,  Pete The Cat Thanksgiving, Turkey Trouble
    • Brainpop jr. Character and Setting
    • Make a Beginning, Middle, End Foldable
    • Group work, illustrate characters, setting, problem, and solution.
    • Find sight words, letters, words, & sentences
    • Graphic organizer with sequencing
    • erase a rhyme
    • Focus on sight words (I, can, the, on, am, like, see, me, we, go, at, little, in, is, my, put, you, look, do, get)
  • Poems:
    • I’m a Little Turkey
    • Go Get Some

Math:

  • number talks – Show 3 dot cards with 5 (in different ways) on them. Discuss how many are on each card. Have them justify their thinking. “How do you know they all have 5 when they look so different?”
  • Number Line Game: Partners each create their number line. They take turns removing a card while their partners eyes are closed. The partner has to figure out which number is missing.
  • Game:: Teach Roll and Build
  • Math Inventory Bags Investigations:
  • Create 2D and 3D shapes using toothpicks and marshmallows
  • Gobble, Gobble, Roll, Add, andCover
  • Turkey Feather Count (with pipe cleaners and beads)
  • Problem Solving – There were 5 turkeys. 2 turkeys ran away. How many turkeys are left?

 

Writing

  • Turkey Story: Model-  Parts of book, create your own book 
  • Students will work with a partner to create a book, review parts of a story
  • journals – use sight words (color words and other sight words I, see, we, go, on, the, go, am, like, can, me, at, little, in, is, my, put, look, you, do, get)
  • writing about personal experiences (focus on starting sentences with a capital letter, spacing between words, punctuation), reference our heart maps to get ideas of what to write about
  • continue adding to our personal word wall in our writing folders and Use sentence frames to help us write\
  • Finish Thanksgiving Paper Bag Book using our class thankful brainstorming chart
  • lesson on writing words (say it slow, listen for sounds, write sounds you hear)
  • Thankful Sentences writing
  • Social Studies/Science:
    • sharing family pictures and pages from our mascot and birthday journals
    • Why do leaves change colors?
    • Holiday Celebrations – Thanksgiving (brainpop jr.)
    • Fun Friday – Blessing Mix and Friendship Bracelet
    • The Night Before Thanksgiving book
    • Feeling Buddies: utilize partner chart we created last week for I Love You Rituals, continue learning the five-step self regulation process

We tried the walking spiders experiment but unfortunately it was too windy outside. We will try again on a day with less wind.

ten frame addition

finding our rhyming partner

building sight words

sorting letters b and d

It is so exciting when the tooth fairy visits!! We love hearing about each tooth fairy visit!

We enjoyed singing our I Love You Ritual with Mrs. Busha’s class this week.

Thanksgiving Fun – supplies needed

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Posted by bradleys | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 8, 2018

Thanksgiving Fun

Next week we will be making friendship bracelets using different colored beads and 3D shapes using toothpicks and marshmallows. Please sign up below if you are able to donate any of the supplies. We sure appreciate your help!!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0445A8AC29A6FE3-thanksgiving

 

November 5-9

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Posted by bradleys | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 5, 2018

Thank you all for attending our students led conferences this week! Each child loved showing their parents their work and progress they have made! I am so proud of them!! I hope you enjoy the “disguise a turkey” family project. Please send your disguised turkey in as soon as you can so that we can enjoy them before the Thanksgiving break.

November 5-9

This week we will be learning:

  • I Love You Ritual song: Wonderful Woman
  • Penmanship: Letters Yy, Ee, Ff
  • Sight Words: look, you
  • Reading: There was an Old Lady who swallowed a Pie, Pete The Cat Thanksgiving, Turkey Trouble
    • Discuss main character, setting, and order of events.
    • Find sight words, letters, words, & sentences
    • Graphic organizer with sequencing
    • Turkey erase a rhyme
    • Focus on sight words (I, can, the, on, am, like, see, me, we, go, at, little, in, is, my, put, you, look)
  • Poems:
    • You Need

       

    • Glad I’m Not a Turkey
  • Math:
    • number talks – Dot Cards, also use 2 rekenreks. Figure out the total on each. Then, the total all together. What do you see? How do you see it?
    • Grab and Count 2 Handfuls of objects
    • Number Line Game: Partners each create their number line. They take turns removing a card while their partners eyes are closed. The partner has to figure out which number is missing.
    • problem solving – which 3D shapes roll, stack, or slide?
    • Turkey Feather Count (with pipe cleaners and beads)
    • Problem Solving – There were 5 turkeys. 2 turkeys ran away. How many turkeys are left?
    • Have students create their own dot cards on notecards. Allow them to figure out how many and show it/share. 
    • Activity: Create Ten Craft: Use dice to come up with the some of ten
  • Writing
    • journals – use sight words (color words and other sight words I, see, we, go, on, the, go, am, like, can, me, at, little, in, is, my, put, look, you)
    • writing about personal experiences (focus on starting sentences with a capital letter, spacing between words, punctuation), reference our heart maps to get ideas of what to write about
    • continue adding to our personal word wall in our writing folders and Use sentence frames to help us write\
    • Review labeling anchor chart, draw a big turkey on chart paper and label it, use sentence stems to write a sentence about your turkey.
    • Thanksgiving Paper Bag Book using our class thankful brainstorming chart
    • lesson on writing words (say it slow, listen for sounds, write sounds you hear)
  • Social Studies/Science:
    • sharing family pictures and pages from our mascot and birthday journals
    • Why are Pumpkins Orange
    • Drawing and Labeling a turkey
    • Holiday Celebrations – Thanksgiving (brainpop jr.)
    • Fun Friday – Finish Walking Spiders!
    • Feeling Buddies: Keeping Our Feeling Buddies Safe – to recognize feeling faces, name the feeling and learn self-regulatory self-talk

Pictures

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Posted by bradleys | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 5, 2018

Cuteness overload! We sure had a fun Halloween week!!!

Scholastic Book Order Due

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Posted by bradleys | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 2, 2018

Scholastic book orders are due. I will put submit our class order tomorrow to give everyone an extra day.

If you would like to place an order online just click the link below (our class code is RGQPG)

https://orders.scholastic.com/RGQPG

These books are only $1 this month:

 

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