Peek At Our Week!

Posted: May 19, 2015

A PEEK AT OUR WEEK! May 19th-May 22nd  - Welcome Back!  I want to congratulate the students on their successful JUMP ROPE FOR HEART event!           Read to an adult each night. Talk about the pictures, your predictions…were you right? (cross checking- does the word look right? Sound right? Make sense?) If you answer no to any… fix it up!       May 19- Tuesday– -Hot Lunch day- taquitos                            Off to see Mary Poppins! Bring your manners.   May 20- Wednesday- You and Your World (Mrs. Dickson)                         May 21- Thursday– Guidance with Mrs. Sturgeon   May 22 – Friday – Pizza Day (please have money sealed and labelled)   What we’re up to:   Kinderclub- each day: We will do a read aloud, word ring review, sight word walk, word play, read a new book, white board writing. A great morning of learning! We are working on “nonsense words” to practice sounding out words. Here are some examples:  b i p, g u b, t o b, v a b,  m i b                   Value Lessons- YEARN TO LEARN! Language Arts- Daily 5 and Writing  Daily 5 work. Read to Self, and Read to Someone, WORD Work : we have learned some great strategies on how to be better readers! Strategies and notes on each will be sent home throughout the week so you know what students are practicing.                 Writing recipe- We are building on the writing recipe. We will create a rubric together and post it soon. WE ARE WRITERS! Math-        Number Sense: students learn more about numbers and how they relate to one another- more/fewer, numbers before/after others, count by touch, identify number placement on a number line etc. 5 and 10 frames.         Our Math Unit- Exploring Geometry and Measurement  Outcomes to Master… ·         SS. Use direct or indirect measurement to solve problems. o    SS.1.1 Use direct comparison to compare two objects based on a single attribute, such as length (height), mass (weight) and volume (capacity). SS.2 Describe the characteristics of 3-D objects and 2-D shapes, and analyze the relationships among them.     SS.2.2 Sort 2-D and 3-D objects using a single attribute.       SS.2.3 Build and describe 3-D objects  *See the curriculum ideas and suggestions at the gnb web site.