April 15-18


Posted by bradleys | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on April 15, 2019

What we will be learning the week of April 15-18:

  • I Love You Ritual song: our song selector will choose a favorite I Love You Ritual each day this week
  • Sight Word Review: review all sight words, go over sight word movement card

Morning Activities

  • continue Grandparent’s Day writing (a favorite memory with your Grandparent)
  • edit/revise zoo writing (favorite thing at the zoo)
  • continue Fairy Tale writing
  • Sight Word Concentration
  • What Is Your Favorite Weather Graph
  • Sight Word Journal Dance, students dance, when music stops students write down sight word called out

Morning Message:

  • Daily Star Student – share something with class and write a sentence about what was said. Find letters, digraphs, blends in sentence. Fix mistakes (capital, spacing, punctuation)
    • stretching sounds to write words, beginning blend sounds, counting words in a sentence, rhyming words


  • Identify story elements of a fairytale, discuss main idea of fairytale  and connect it to their own personal experience. Compare/contrast fairy tale versions of the same story and retell the fairy tales
  • books: The Very Hungry Caterpillar, Pete the Cat and the Cool Caterpillar
  • Have students complete sequencing page for the Very Hungry Caterpillar
  • Lesson on adding s and es to words, Play Mimeo Plural Nouns Game
  • Noun Sort
  • Poems: Spring is Here, I’m an Easter Bunny, The Funny Man
  • Phoneme Segmenting and Blending – Students will name the picture and segment the word into phonemes while slowly sliding the parts together


  • Introduce new game – Rollin, Rollin, Rollin, Numbers Undercover, and Doubles Undercover
  • Measurement: Chart – How Tall am I? (using yarn)
  • Measuring Shoes using square tiles
  • Whole Group Eye Color Graph
  • I have, I Wish I Had, dot card game (teen numbers)
  • students will work in small groups. Each group has to come up with all of the ways to make the number on their chart paper. (teen numbers)
  • Make Tally marks using pretzels
  • 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?
  • Youtube: Subitizing Video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwUtg6O6H3k

Math Centers:

  • Sort and Graph Jelly Beans (math by self)
  • osmo math
  • Cover up the sum or difference with a post-it that has a number sentence on it  and Problem Solving (horseshoe)
  • Coin Rubbings and counting by 10’s headbands (Journals)
  • Goldilocks Roll and Record with Teen Numbers (math with a partner


  • Grandma/Grandpa Acrostic Poems
  • Ways To Be Kind/Ways to be Unkind T-Chart
  • Finish Class Rhyming Book – There’s A Wocket In My Pocket
  • journal writing using sight words and new spring vocabulary
  • Continue setting and using writing goals
  • Use Story Dice to roll different settings, character, and events. Continue writing fairy tales

Social Studies/Science:

  • Grow a bean in a baggie experiment, document observations each day
  • Continue documenting observations of the Lifecycle of A Butterfly
  • FUN FRIDAY: Walking Water

Feeling Buddies: Feeling Buddies:Using Your Big Voice

  • Sing #2 Breathe
  • Read Shubert’s Big Voice
  • Make chart of ways to solve a problem

    *using your big voice

    *ask for help


Hope you all have a great week!!

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