Just a little something I made to use and thought maybe you would like it, too. Here is the link!
Sunday, November 30, 2014
Our books from Journeys have a day and night theme. You can find the unit here.
Comparing and contrasting two books
Sorting day and night activities
Sorting animals that are and are not noctural
Phonics-Vv and Ww
(our last week of letters)
Mathematics-Counting numbers 11 to 20
Thursday, November 20, 2014
This week will be a short one for our class. We will be reading A Turkey for Thanksgiving and recalling some key details about the story during our writing follow-ups. Our centers are Thanksgiving themed, as well. The unit can be found here and also includes Mathematics centers. In Mathematics we will be learning how to play Racing Bears from Investigations.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
This week we are reading the books Home for a Tiger, Home for a Bear and Turtle Splash from Journeys 3.14. We will also read a favorite story, Armadillo's Orange, and discuss animal homes.
Phonics- Qq and Uu
Writing Workshop-Animal Homes
Predictable Chart- A ___ lives in a ____.
Mathematics- Addition and Subtraction to 5
Saturday, November 8, 2014
This week we will be reading David's Drawing and Mouse Shapes from Journeys 2.10. I am including the book A Bed for the Winter on Thursday and Friday to discuss animal homes. We plan to continue the animal homes theme and read the books Turtle Splash and Home for a Tiger, Home for a Bear next week instead of Jump into January. We will be studying that book in January.
Monday-Read David's Drawing and write about the character and setting.
Wednesday-Read Mouse Shapes and complete the story map.
Thursday-Read A Bed for the Winter and complete the story map.
Friday-Re-read A Bed for the Winter and TSW write about their favorite character. I have a picture/word list of characters to put on the document camera (not shown).
Octopus-Stamping popcorn words & games
Jellyfish-Some students will write the beginning letter/sound and other students will be writing the ending letter for the pictures & write the room/classroom library
Crab-Color Word Sentences & free choice writing
Turtle-Zz and Xx picture sound sort & painting or magnets
Fish-Some students will write the popcorn words 3xs and other students will unscramble the popcorn words and write them 3xs & playdough mats
Phonics-Xx and Zz
The unit can be found here.
The books can be found here.
Predictable Chart-A ___ can be a ___.
(A clock can be a circle.)
Mathematics-Addition and Subtraction to 5
These materials can be found here.
Wednesday-Read Five Little Speckled Frogs & act out the story.
Thursday-Re-read Five Little Speckled Frogs & solve word problems using the story mat.
Friday-Math Task (not shown)
Saturday, November 1, 2014
We will be reading the books Good Morning Digger and What Do Wheels Do All Day from Journeys 2.9. You can find the unit here.
Phonics-Letters Ee and Yy
We will watch and discuss a powerpoint about the 3-D shape, then create one using just playdough or playdough and toothpicks (depending on the shape) and TSW use the sheets to draw pictures.