Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Lesson Plans March 30-April 2

This week we will be reading books about nature and butterflies. Our Journeys books include Is It the Wind and From Caterpillar to Butterfly. We will also read The Very Hungry Caterpillar and one of my favorite books - Farfallina and Marcel.
These are the materials I will use for whole group reading.
The Nature unit can be found here.

One of the charts we will complete during whole group reading.

We will use these cards to retell the story.

Center Work

We will study words with l blends.

In Mathematics, we are continuing to work on composing and decomposing 11-19.

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Lesson Plans March 23-27

Next week we will be reading Oscar and the Frog and Zinnia's Flower Garden from the Journeys reading series. The units can be found here or here. I will also add in the books Seeds and Whose Garden Is It?



Other books to read this week.

Literacy Centers

Short u word families -ub and -um

In Mathematics, we will start a new unit on Place Value (numbers 11-19). I am still trying to find some lessons for this week. I know that we will use the ten frames and counters to make the numbers on Monday, but other than that I have no plans-yet!

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Lesson Plans March 16-20

Spring Break is over and we are in the final months of the school year.
This week we will celebrate St. Patrick's Day on Tuesday.

They will color a super cute (free) sheet for morning work from Mel and the link is here.
The sticker scene shamrock is from Oriental Trading. We have done all of these for each holiday or season. They love them!
The Lucky Charms graphing page is a free download from Teacher Laura and can be found here.
The Leprechaun will probably visit our classroom during specials and leave a gold (chocolate) coin!


Our reading stories this week are Tiger Grows Up and Leo the Late Bloomer. We will also read Animal Babies in Grasslands.
The unit is here or here.
 The students will draw/write about the book and we will research tigers using the internet (Pebblego and National Geographic).  We will write ideas in a tree map and the next day we will take the ideas to write 3 facts about tigers.

On Thursday and Friday we will read Leo the Late Bloomer. They will complete a story map and then on Friday, they will recall events and cite evidence from the text by drawing/writing by writing about what Leo could do at the end of the story.

Literacy Center must-do assignments

Phonics lessons will be about the short u sound (-un and -ug word families)

In Mathematics we are working on combinations for making 10. We will play a dice rolling game and toss the chips to make combinations for 10.

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