This is what we will be learning this week:
Sight Words: Review: am, like
Do you have an Aa in your name? Yes/No (kids will sign their name underneath) We will discuss observations
Did you eat cereal for breakfast? Yes/No (kids will sign their name underneath) We will discuss observations
Do you like the color blue? Yes/No (kids will sign their name underneath) We will discuss observations
Can you tie your shoes? Yes/No (kids will sign their name underneath) We will discuss observations
*Other morning activities: Name activities, Journal Writing, Play-Doh letter stamping, I am ________. with illustration to go with.
Number Corner: Counting 1-20 forward/backward, counting to 100, 1 more/1 less, Ten Frame Subitizing, Calendar (today, tomorrow, yesterday, date)
Interactive Writing: Continue Environmental Print writing to create our class book using I can, I like etc.., Create an Environmental Print Poster, Continuing I can writing from last week.
Reading Skills: Concepts of Print, Parts of a Book (spine, cover, title, back, etc..)
Big Books/Shared Reading: I Like Me/I Can Move
Reading Centers: *We will start practicing rotating using our center folders this week! That will help us when we start small group guided reading soon!
Listening: Listen to Ten Apples Up On Top and complete a response to the story
ABC Center/Word Work: Option 1: I See The Leaves Fall – book working with the word I.
Writing Center: Have to: I can ______. Write the sentence and draw a picture Extra: other options: tracing names, handwriting, drawing/labeling
Technology: Language Arts Games
Pocket Chart: Matching names with pictures of the friends in our class.
Poetry/Mimio: I Can poem: highlight words/capital letters Mimio: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom sorting capital and lowercase letters
Lightbulb: Phonics pages with the letter Aa and Bb, whiteboard writing, sight word journals: can, like, am
Art: create student’s name with chalk and allow the student to put bright colored paper to make their names.
*Writing Skills: Beginning sentences with a capital letter and using a punctuation mark at the end. We will also be working on our pencil grip. The kiddos will practice opening and closing a clothespin to build strength in their hands.
Writing Anchors: What Gets a Captial?
Independent Writing: Simple Sentences: I can ___. I am ____.
Poems: I Like School/I Am
Things we focus on with our weekly poems:
-Fluency (reading smoothly, not like a robot, and sounding like we talk)
-Word Chunks etc…
Penmanship: Numbers 3-4 and letters A-B
Math Focus: Number Sense/Composing and Decomposing #s/Shapes (comparing attributes)
-Subitizing Ten Frames (What do you see? How do you see it?)
-They will justify why they think it is a certain #. We will then discuss different ways to make that number (tally marks, objects, domino, dice, ten frame, number path, fingers, etc..)
-Subitizing Cards Game
Math Anchors: Ways to Make 5
-Ten Apples Up on Top
-Comparing 2D/3D shapes
-Make What You See using Ten Frames
-Apples Measuring How Tall You Are
-Numbers 1-10 Puzzles
-Roll and Record