Kindergarten

Happy Hibernation Day!

by Shannon Hobbs on February 27, 2015

Posted in: Kindergarten

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IMG_1565[1]During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about what they would do if they met a talking bear.

During our Morning Meeting, we continued to focus on reading and solving addition story problems. We also read and discussed “Goldilocks and the Three Bears.”

Learning Centers:
Small group with me: Literacy/Math: The children made their own bear and wrote about a time that they felt lazy like a bear. They also graphed how many gummy bears of each color they had in their bag, and they switched papers with a friend to read, solve, add, and answer questions about their friend’s graph.

Literacy/Comprehension: The children put the pictures from our “Three Bears” story in the correct sequence order.

Literacy: The children read a book to their bear in our “den,” and they fixed a silly sentence to state the following: “He ate all of his berries.”

Literacy: The children made their own teddy bear and wrote about the book they read to their bear.

Literacy: The children matched bear pictures next to words that rhyme, and they drew matching pictures and tried to write the words.IMG_1480[1]

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This afternoon, we focused on adding a beginning sound to word parts, and we worked on stretching out words to read them.

I will call everyone on Monday to answer questions about Report Cards and to set up Conferences! Have a great weekend!

During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about their favorite kind of bear.

During our Morning Meeting, we continued to focus on addition story problems, and we worked on looking for chunks in words to blend and sound out the words. We read and discussed “Bear Wants More.” We reviewed our short and long vowel chants.

Learning Centers:
Small group with me: THe children worked with their own forest and den bear scene and bears to make addition problems adding up to 5. We also practiced writing numbers correctly to 20.

Literacy: The children completed a “my” sight word worksheet and book.

Literacy: The children used the pocket chart to divide up pictures by their middle vowel sound and recorded the answers on their paper.

Math: The children worked with number puzzles to 20.

Literacy: The children labeled a bear scene.

This afternoon, the children used ‘q’ and ‘y’ letter cards to hold up the corresponding beginning letter when I said different words. They also took turns finding a specific word in a group of words by reading them and concentrating on the vowel sound.

Daily News: “I like to ride my bike so I can be outside!”

Tomorrow is our Hibernation Day! Please have your child wear their pajamas to school and bring their favorite teddy bear and book! Have a great day!IMG_1500[1]

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During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about if they would like to hibernate a bear.

During our Morning Meeting, we continued to focus on addition story problems, and we worked on sounding out longer words. We read and discussed “Polar Bears.” Please ask your child what these bears eat and how the mothers make their dens in the snow. We worked on our new sight word “my”

Learning Centers: (I completed Report Card Assessments during this time).
Literacy: The children completed a “Forest Full of Sight Words” room walk to find, read, and write differentiated sight words.

Literacy: THe children divided picture words by the number of syllables on our pocket chart and record these on their paper.

Math: The children made shapes on the geo boards.

Math: The children picked bear numbers out of a bag to compare using alligator math.

Literacy: The children highlight our new sight word “my” in their “I Was With” book and read it together.

This afternoon, we worked on recognzing words that begin with “k” or “w,” and we worked on stretching out words. We also worked on the “they” pronoun.

Daily News: “I love my family so much!”

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IMG_1449[1]During our morning work time, the children wrote about a bear’s favorite food.

During our Morning Meeting, we focused on the ‘e’ vowel sound, and we worked on writing larger numbers. We read and discussed “Black Bears.” Please ask your child what they like to eat and how long the cubs stay with their mom.

Learning Centers: (I completed Report Card Assessments during this time).
Literacy: The children worked on matching bear pictures with the correct CVC words on fish to record on their sheet.

Literacy: The children completed their own ‘so’ worksheet and book.

Literacy: The children worked together on puzzles to build words.

Math: The children picked a bear card with a number out of a bag, recorded the number, and they wrote the next three numbers.

Literacy: The children fixed a silly sentence to state the following: “When do you see her?”

This afternoon, we focused on recognzing words that begin with ‘y’ and end with ‘v.’ We also started working on addition story problems.

Have a great day!

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IMG_1443[1]During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about bears.

During our Morning Meeting, we started working on a “KWL” chart about bears by stating what they know about bears and what they want to learn about them. We focused on diagraphs, the letter q, and we worked on the pronouns ‘he’ and ‘she.’ We focused on the sight word “so.” We read “Brown Bears” and discussed the new words “solitary” and “omnivorous.” Please ask your child what these words mean tonight!

Learning Centers: (I completed Report Card Assessments during this time).
Literacy: The children highlighted the word “so” in their sight word book “Too Little, Too Big.” They also worked on letter puzzles to put together words.

Math: THe children worked on sorting bears and counted the amount of each color to record on their sheet.

Math: The children worked on counting different amounts of things, according to their group, and they matched each group with the correct corresponding numbers.

Literacy: The children worked on reading words to label a bear scene.

Literacy: The children worked on dividing pictures by the correct beginning diagraph.

This afternoon, we focused on blending words and taking off initial or beginning sound to recognize the word part that is left.

Please make sure that you start your child’s new Reading Log tonight and put their new sight word sheet on your fridge! Have a great day!

This afternoon

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IMG_1423[1]During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about what they would say to try to votes to be President.

During our Morning Meeting, we focused on rhyming, stretching out long words, and putting chunks and blends in word together. We finished reading “All About Coins” and discussed other Presidents. They were very interested in the value amounts of coins!

The children finished their Learning Centers from yesterday, and I started completing Report Card Assessments.

This afternoon, we worked on recogning words that rhyme when changing to a specific beginning sound. We also continued to work on taking off beginning or ending sounds and recognizing the remaining word part.

Daily News: “Are you ready for the weekend?”

We will be working on a “Bears” Unit next week. Please have you child bring their favorite stuffed bear to school next Friday so that they can read a book to it in our “cave.” Have a great weekend!

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IMG_1394During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about what they would say if they saw our President.

During our Morning Meeting, we focused on blends and putting these together with diagraphs to sound out words. We reviewed addition and subtraction, and we started reading “All About Coins.” They were so excited to realize that you can see a small image of Lincoln inside the Lincoln Memorial on the back of a penny! We reviewed the value amount of a penny and worked on adding these together.

Learning Centers: (We will finish these Centers tomorrow).
Literacy: The children worked on putting a silly sentence together correctly to state the following: “We live in the United States.”

Literacy: The children worked on an “All About America” book.

Math: The children worked on shapes puzzles.

Math: The children worked on dividing even and odd numbers on our pocket chart and categorizing them on their sheet.

Math: The children worked with piggy bank pictures and pennies to add penny amounts together.

This afternoon, we worked on categorizing even and odd numbers. We also continued to work on taking off beginning or ending sounds and recognzing the word part that is left.

Daily News: “When will it be hot outside?”

Have a great day!

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IMG_1377[1]During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about how they would change the word.

During our Morning Meeting, we focused on addition and subtraction. We also focused on the trick ‘E’ vowel sound. we worked on stretching out and breaking up longer words to read them.

Learning Centers: (I completed the rest of the A to Z Reading Assessments during this time).
Literacy: THe children worked with “Presdient’s Day” cards and words to divide them into different word families to record on their sheet.

Math/Literacy: The children used our Measurement Center to read the directions and measure each other and classroom items with different items.

Math: THe children completed patterns with foam shapes.

Literacy: Some of the children practiced writing sight words on dry erase boards, and some of the children practiced writing sentences.

Literacy/Math: The children put together number puzzles to find the number, number word, ten frame, and mathematical equation to match and record on their sheet.

This afternoon, we continued to focus on taking off the beginning or ending sound of words and recognizing the word part that would be left. We also played our sight word game.

Daily News: “Are you ready for the cold weather?”

Have a great day!

Wed. Feb. 18

by Dana Bemish on February 18, 2015

Posted in: Kindergarten

We had our sight word test today over I, he, they, one , and good

 

We are working on nouns, adding one more, President’s Day, and word family INK

Your child needs the following by Friday:

one bottle of Elmer’s glue

one plastic milk jug

one plastic 10-16 oz. container ( example cottage cheese, sour cream, or butter)

one bag of cotton balls

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IMG_1348[1]During our morning work time, the children drew a picture and wrote about what they would do if they were President.

During our Morning Meeting, we focused on the “qu” rule and sounding out words to where they make sense when there are tricky vowels. We reviewed telling time to the hour, and we worked on telling time to the half hours. We read and discussed “My Teacher For President,” and we talked about the many jobs of a President. They helped sort picture cards under the correct category on our pocket chart.

Learning Centers: (I completed A to Z Reading Assessments during this time).

Literacy: The children worked on their own “America” book and followed directions to make a “USA” picture.

Literacy: The children fixed a silly sentence to state the following: “The flag is red, white, and blue.”

Math: THe children completed pattern puzzles and made patterns with blocks.

Math: The children cut out pictures to graph, counted the total amount of each items, and they documented the totals.

Math: The children worked on telling time with a worksheet and time cards.

This afternoon, we focused on taking off the beginning or ending sound of a word and recognzing the word par