February 11-15


Posted by bradleys | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on February 10, 2019

February 11-15

It is hard to believe we are already in the middle of February. I hope everyone stayed warm this cold weekend. Our class is getting so excited about our upcoming Valentine’s Party this week! Here are a few reminders:

  • Our Valentine’s Party will be February 14th @ 11:00-12:00.
  • Please write a note in your child’s planner if you are able to help run one of the stations at the party or you can sign up using this link https://www.signupgenius.com/go/60B0445A8AC29A6FE3-valentines
  • Please help your child fill out a Valentine card for each student in our class and begin sending those in to our class as soon as you have them ready.
  • We will be decorating a “Valentine’s Day sack” this week to hold all of our Valentines cards.  We need your help with decorations!  If you have any stickers, hearts, glitter (anything that would be fun to decorate a bag), we would LOVE to use it to decorate our bags.
  • I am sending home a book order tomorrow and it will be due this Friday if you are interested in ordering any books, you can order online using this link https://orders.scholastic.com/RGQPG
    • Bonus: This month, you can pick a FREE Book (up to $5) when you place an online order of $25 or more!


This week we will be learning:

  • I Love You Ritual song:  On Your Face

  • Sight Words: saw, because

Morning Activities

  • Sight Word Emergent Reader Book: February What book (sight word: what)
  • Journal Writing using sight word saw, I saw ___ (glue picture, count, and write word)

Ex: I saw four dogs. I saw six fish.

  • Penguin Mystery Picture, color words and number recognition
  • Winter Fluency Find It Game – ending sounds
  • Yes/No Graphing, Does your first name have more letters than your last name?
  • Continue working on beginning, middle, and end writing
  • Continue Make a Class List: What Love Is?


  • Discuss purpose for reading and listening to various texts
  • Make inferences about text and use textual evidence to support understanding.
  • Use titles and illustrations to make predictions about texts.
  • books: The Day it Rained Hearts, Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons, Hamilton Duck
  • Long I chart
  • Poems: Hippity-hop to the Candy Shop, Friends
  • Find sight words, letters, words, & sentences in poems, op word family, review the sounds of y poster and apply to poem to assist in reading
  • compound word match
  • Phoneme Segmenting and Blending – Students will name the picture and segment the word into phonemes while slowly sliding the parts together 



  • solve word problems using objects and drawings to find sums up to 10
  • model the action of joining to represent addition
  • explain the strategies used to solve problems involving adding within 10 using words, pictures, and number sentences
  • Use foam hearts to create addition number sentences.
  • Sing or Read Five Little Monkeys and act out subtraction problems with monkey puppets.
  • create monkey subtraction lass book.
  • use the Pete the Cat Work Mat to model subtraction situations using buttons. write subtraction equations
  • book: The Mission of Addition, activity: make, act out, and solve story problems
  • Number Talk: Using Rekenreks, How many beads do you see? How do you see them?  subitize, counting strategies, finger fluency, different ways to show a number, ways to come up with that number.
  • Number Talk: Dot Cards, What do you see? How do you see it?

Math Centers:

  • Candy Heart Graphing (math by self)

    Lesson: MIMIO: Five Little Monkeys Subtraction (technology)

  • Math assessment (horseshoe)
  • Heart Counting – number sequencing 1-20 (journals)
  • Piggy Bank Addition: Have students pick some items from around the room (pencils, crayons, markers, books, etc…) to put price tags on. Allow the students to price items (1 cents, 10 cents etc…). Students will then pick 2 items to buy and add up their total using the piggy bank addition sheet. (math with a partner)


  • Continue making I Can Write 100 Words Class Chart
  • Interactive Writing – How to make a heart
  • Interactive Writing – Discuss what a noun is (person, place, or thing)


    Sing Song: What is noun? What is a noun? A person, place or thing, A person place or thing. (repeat) Or animal! Throughout the week we will chart nouns we love on hearts: Things we love…, People we love…, Places we love…

  • I Like Hearts Interactive Poem
  • Things I Love Interactive Writing
  • Students will continue to write letters to friends in our school
  • Continue setting and using writing goals
Social Studies/Science:
  • Dental Health Month – we will be discussing the importance of oral health
  • books – I Love to Brush My Teeth, Brush your Teeth Please
  • Chart: How do we keep our teeth healthy?
  • Graph: How many Teeth have you lost?
  • T Chart: Good for Your Teeth/Bad for Your Teeth (use magazines to cut out pictures)
  • Chart: Name that smile. Take a picture of each child’s mouth and have people guess who it belongs to.
  • Social Studies magazine (Responsibility)
  • Fun Friday – Shadow Drawing with Chalk

Feeling Buddies:

Hope you all have a great week!!

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