We made it thru the first full week of school. I can’t wait to see my kiddos tomorrow after they’ve had time to rest up this weekend. Soon I will be sharing some pictures that I took last Friday. We had a blast playing with slime!!
Here is a look into our upcoming week of learning:
-Letters in my name/not in my name
-I am _______ book
-Journal Writing I can _______. (using a picture)
-Tracing the sight word can
-Matching Capital/Lowercase Letters
-I love you ritual: Twinkle, Twinkle
-Well Wisher/Safe Keeper Box
-Review our general rules:
We will use watching eyes, listening ears, kind words, gentle touches, and walking feet
-Practice breathing strategies
-New Sight Words: I, Can
–The Way I Feel
Activity: When someone is bugging me I can….
–Ruthie and the Not so Teeny Tiny Lie
–Dan the Flying Man (locating sight words I, can, -an word family, rhyming words, capital letters/punctuation)
–Where Things Grow
–The Very Hungry Caterpillar (listening center)
–I Can Move (sight word book)
–Ten Black Dots
-We will also discuss the 3 Ways to Read a Book and practice:
We Will begin introducing our literacy centers this week. We will go over them each in detail and practice. The centers the kiddos will learn this week include pocket chart, ABC/Word Work, Poetry/MIMIO, and Library/Listening.
-Cut up Name w/illustration
-Poem: Every Body Has a Name
-Name to Picture Match
We will practice writing I can ______. together referencing our I Can Move sight word reader.
We will be teaching about happy/sad and scared/angry this week. We will focus on what our faces look like when we feel certain ways. We will also practice how to calm if we ever feel sad, scared or angry.
-Calendar, months of the year, days of the week, counting forward/backwards and by tens, 1 more/1 less, days in school
We will begin practicing our hand signals that we use during number talks.
I will also introduce number talk vocabulary posters.
Some activities include: subitizing (seeing and knowing the number right away) within 5 using ten frames, rekenreks and dot cards.
-Different ways to make a number
-Continuing to explore math manipulatives
-Our Class Name Graph
-Let’s Show 1 to 4 in different ways
-Making a creation using black dots (referencing the book Ten Black Dots)
-Journals and Dry Erase Boards: Writing I can _______.
Social Studies/Science (we rotate weekly):
-Class Mascot Sharing Journal
-Share Family Pictures
-Share Environmental Print
Shaving Cream on tables!!!!!!