Thursday, August 28, 2014

Lesson Plans Sept. 2-5

This week we will read the books from Journeys Unit 1.1. The writing sheets and centers are from the Families Unit here and here.
Whole Group Reading
Tuesday- we will read Building with Dad and write about some of the machines in the story.
 Wednesday- we will read What Makes a Family? and complete a graphic organizer about the book.
 Thursday- we will read Abuela and write about the places they visited in the story (events).
 Friday- we will re-read all stories and write about something we like to do with our family.

Literacy Centers
Octopus Center- stamp letters & computer
Jellyfish Center - ABC Matching & read books in classroom library
Crab Center-Color Word Sentences & free choice writing 
Turtle Center- Sound Sort Aa/Ff & Games
Fish Center- Popcorn word cut and paste & word/letter work (playdough and watercolors)

Phonics
We will study the letters Aa and Ff.
Tuesday-Read Apple Auntie and make a web of pictures of words that begin with short /a/. The students will complete a web by drawing 4 pictures from our class web.
Wednesday-Read "My Aa Book" (Moncure books) and write the letters A & a
Thursday-Read Friendly Frog and make a web of pictures of words that begin with /f/. The students will complete a web by drawing 4 pictures from our class web.
Friday- Read "My Ff book" (Moncure books) and write the letters F & f.
 Students will take a "spelling test" by writing the letter A or F on their dry erase board to name the beginning sound of words I tell them.

Predictable Chart
The student strips to create the sentences can be found here.

Counting Unit
Tuesday-Dump and Count
Wednesday-Count and Slide
Thursday-Counting with story mats

Math Centers are free exploration with math manipulatives. I will begin introducing the Kathy Richardson counting centers here.

We will also do the craftivity here.

2 comments:

  1. I know you teach 3rd grade now. Could you please explain how the students completed the story web about machines in the Journey's bundle since at the start of school most can not write.

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  2. They draw pictures and label with the beginning letter/sound.

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