Mrs. Craig

Welcome to our class!

Posted: January 11, 2021

Today as part of Helping Hands we cooperatively made Blueberry Muffins.  The children were patient and worked well at their little jobs. The muffins turned out to be quite tasty... even to the few who were sure they didn't like "blueberry".  Yayyyy they tried something new. Our word of the week...

Posted: January 11, 2021

a few class activities 

Posted: January 10, 2021

   A Peek  at our Week!

Please NOTE:Orange Phase- Our skating is postponed for this week

Exploration: Peacekeeping Skills for Young People -  5 I Care Rules- incorporating the skills during peer and teacher interactions; Winter themed topics and activities.

                            Language Arts    

  • Letters of the week Nn, Oo, Pp
  • Words of the week – on, off, out, play

me, my, Mother, not, new (last week)

  • Reading – Concepts of Print-   Directionality, 1-1 word match, return sweep, cross checking for letters/sounds, Retelling important events in sequence Beginning/Middle/End , Characters and Setting   (who?  Where?  What happened?)
  • Writing- basic repeating pattern sentences to practice sight and high frequency words

high frequency words these are words most encountered in early reading and writing.

 Sight words – these are words that students should know by sight… often irregular in spelling

so they free thinking space for working out new words…

 

Math This Term

NUMBERS-Count forward and back to and from 10 from any number, name the numbers before and after various numbers,

  • Subitizing -Recognizing at a glance familiar arrangements of dots and other items (number cubes, fingers, 5 frames etc)
  • Relate a numeral to its quantity 1-10
  • Compare quantities 6-10 using 1-1 correspondence, Showing a quantity in 2 parts
  • Represent and Describe numbers 2-10 concretely and pictorially

Posted: November 23, 2020

 

   A Peek  at our Week! 

 

                                 Exploration: Thematic Unit –Migration and Hibernation

                           Language Arts    

 

  • Letters of the week Gg   Hh   Ii   Jj
  • Words of the week – good, here
  • Reading – Concepts of Print-   Directionality, 1-1 word match, return sweep, cross checking for letters/sounds, Retelling important events in sequence Beginning/Middle/End , Characters and Setting   (who?  Where?  What happened?
  • Writing- basic repeating pattern sentences to practice sight and high frequency words

high frequency words these are words most encountered in early reading and writing.

 Sight words – these are words that students should know by sight… often irregular in spelling

so they free thinking space for working out new words…

                                                             Math

  • Subitizing -Recognizing at a glance familiar arrangements of dots and other items (number cubes, fingers, 5 frames etc)
  • Relate a numeral to its quantity
  • Compare quantities 0-5 using 1-1 correspondence
  • Represent and Describe numbers 2-5 concretely and pictorially

 

Posted: October 30, 2020

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