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Due:

Friday November 12, 2021

Big Reading Question:  How many fish do you see?

Read Aloud: Fish Eyes

Vocabulary Words: tail, fins

Letter/Sound Review: Aa

Today in Class: Children will connect numerals and number words to the quantities they represent from Fish Eyes.

Thanksgiving Activities

Math: recognize and write number 5

At Home: look for items around your house with numbers on them

Due:

Thursday November 11, 2021

Big Reading Question: What friendship skills can I find in the book A House for Hermit Crab?

Read Aloud: A House for Hermit Crab

Vocabulary Words:

Letter/Sound Review: Aa

Today in Class: Find the rhyming pairs

Veterans day and Thanksgiving Activities

Math: recognize and write number 4

At Home: Say two words and ask your child if those are rhyming words

Due:

Wednesday, November 10, 2021

Big Reading Question: What solution could I use to solve a problem?

 Read Aloud: Swimmy

Vocabulary Words: problem, solution, cooperate, lonely, andhappy.

Letter/Sound Review: Aa

Today In Class:

Student will work together to make a book using their solution suitcase

Thanksgiving Activities

Math: recognize and count number 3

At Home: Count out 3  items around your house or find 3 signs while riding in the car

Due:

Tuesday, November 9, 2021

Big Reading Question: How can I sort objects?

Distinguish text from illustrations

Read Aloud: Pattern Fish

Vocabulary Words: ocean, coral reef, habitat, and environment

Letter/Sound Review: Aa

Today in Class: Student will sort coral reef items by size, color and /or number.

Thanksgiving Activities

Math: recognize and write number 2

At Home: let your child help you sort the laundry

Due:

Monday, November 8, 2021

Big Reading Question: What was your favorite animal from the book?

Read Aloud: Into the A, B Sea  

Vocabulary Words: alphabet, letters, ocean, and sea.

Letter Sound Review: Aa

Today In Class: Create Coral Reef Objects

Thanksgiving Activities

Math: recognize and write number 1

At Home: Practice counting to 20

Due:

Friday, October 8, 2021

Big Reading Question: What makes up the pond environment?

Read Aloud: Life in a Pond

Vocabulary Words: environment, animal, earth features, nature

Letter/Sound Practice: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm, Ii, Uu 

 

Today In Class:

Review Skills learned throughout the week

Math: Learn about the property of a square (straight sides and right angles)

Finish Grade Card Testing

At Home: Look for things around your house that start with each letter we've learned so far!

Due:

Thursday, October 6, 2021

Big Reading Question: What rhymes with __?

Read Aloud: Is your Mama a Llama?

Vocabulary Words: rhyme

Letter/Sound Practice: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm, Ii, Uu

Today In Class:

Do-it-yourself- scavenger hunt! The students are making a scavenger hunt game about their local environment to share.

Math: Learning the characteristics of triangles and subitizing (recognizing a number of objects in a small group)

Grade Card Testing

At Home: Talk about plants, animals, earth features, and things made by people in the local environment.

Due:

Wednesday, October 6, 2021

ig Reading Question: What solutions should Sofie use to help with Wendell?

Read Aloud: A Weekend with Wendell

Vocabulary Words: solution, problem


Letter/Sound Practice: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm, Ii, Uu

 

Today In Class:

Use the solution suitcase to solve problems

Math: Name that shape!

Grade Card Testing

At Home: Talk through problems you may have at home and come up with appropriate solutions.

Due:

Tuesday, October 5, 2021

Big Reading Question: What shapes can you find in these pictures?

Read Aloud: The Shape of Things

Vocabulary Words: rectangle, square, circle, triangle, right angle

Letter/Sounds Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm, Ii, Uu

Today In Class:

Name shapes (triangle, circle, rectangle, and square)

Math: Is this a rectangle?

Grade card testing

At Home: Play Ispy shapes

Due:

Monday, October 4, 2021

Big Reading Question: How do squirrels interact with their environment?

Read Aloud: Squirrels

Vocabulary Words: environment, claws

Letter/Sound Review: All letters thus far: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm, Ii, Uu

Today In Class:

Asking who, what, and I wonder questions

Math: connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

Testing for grade cards

At Home: Practice asking who, what, and I wonder questions.

Due:

Friday, October 1, 2021

Big Reading Question: What are some ways people are connected to the environment?

Read Aloud: People and the Environment 

Vocabulary Words: environment, connect, depend

Letter/Sound Practice: Uu

 

Today In Class:

Review skills from the week

Math: Identifying and describing 2D shapes

At Home: Look for letters all around your house. Can you find something that starts with the same letter as your name? 

Due:

Thursday September 30, 2021

Big Reading Question: What did you observe about some of the bugs from the book?

Read Aloud: The Icky Bug Counting Book

Vocabulary Words: number words zero to twelve

Letter/Sound  Practice: Uu

 

Today In Class:

We will go on a scavenger hunt outside around our school

Math: Identifying and describing 2D shapes

At Home: Make a list of things that you think you might see outside around your house. Then go outside and see what you can check off your list.

Due:

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

Big Reading Question: Can you find a solution to Amaya's problem?

Read Aloud:Goldilocks and the Three Bears: A Problem-Solving Story

Vocabulary Words: problem, solution

Letter/Sound Practice: Uu

Today In Class:

Students will be introduced to the solution suitcase. Today we will focus on the solutions to Wait and take a turn and ask nicely

Math:Identifying and describing 2D shapes

At Home: Talk about problems that occur at home. Is there a solution in our "solution suitcase" that might help?

Due:

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Big Reading Question: How are trees used by plants and animals?

Read Aloud: Big Trees

Vocabulary Words: connection, tree, soil


Letter/Sound Review: Uu

 

Today In Class:

Shape Match, what kind of shapes can we find in our classroom?

Math: Identifying and describing 2D shapes

At Home: Go on a shape hunt at your house. What kind of shapes can you find?

Due:

Monday, September 27, 2021

Big Reading Question: What kind of animals, plants and earth features can you find in the book?

Read Aloud: Life in the City

Vocabulary Words: animals, plants, earth feature, environment

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm, Ii

Today In Class:

We will be observing our classroom environment and the environment on the playground. We will record our observations in our science journals.

Math: Identify and describe 2D shapes

At Home: Walk around your house. What do you observe about the environment?

Due:

Friday September 24, 2021

Big Reading Question: What does my friend's face say? (emotions)

Read Aloud: Hippo Goes Beserk

Vocabulary Words: describe, observe, magnify

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm

Today in Class:

Review skills from the week

Math: connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 
At Home: Watch a show with your child and discuss what emotion the characters are feeling by looking at the expressions on their faces.

Due:

Thursday September 23, 2021

Big Reading Question: How would I describe and draw a rock or a stick?

Read Aloud: Nature Spy

Vocabulary Words: observe, predict, record, subitize

 


Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Mm, Nn

 

Today in Class: Explore nature objects and record in Science Journals

Learn how to use a magnifying glass to observe objects up close

Math: connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent and one to one correspondence 

 

At Home: Go on a nature walk observe and describe the items found.

Due:

Wednesday, September 22, 2021

Big Reading Question: Can you retell the story?

Read Aloud: Big Al

Vocabulary Words: think pair share, friends

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm

 

Today in Class: Friendship skills game

Recognize number of objects in a small group

Math: connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Talk about what your child likes about their friends. What makes them a good friend?

Due:

Tuesday, September 21, 2021

Big Reading Question: What animal is next?

Read Aloud: Animal Alphabet

Vocabulary Words: observe, predict, senses

 

Letter/Sound Practice: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn, Mm

Today In Class: 

Math: one to one correspondence

 

At Home: Name animals corresponding to the alphabet “A”- Alligator, “B”-bird etc..

Due:

Monday, September 20, 2021

Big Reading Question: What is something nice I can say to a friend?

Read Aloud: Rain

Vocabulary Words: writing, chain, friends

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb,Ff, Nn, Mm

Today In Class: 

Review Letters/Sounds

Classroom Compliment Chain

Math: connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Take turns giving a compliment to each other around the dinner table

Due:

Friday September 10, 2021

Big Reading Question: What kind of noises do bear and his friends make?

 

Read Aloud: Bear Snores On 

 

Vocabulary Words: snore, bear, sounds, noise

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn

 

Today In Class:

Students will explore and observe objects that make noise. They will try to find the match to the sounds they hear.

 

Math: students will quickly recognize the number of objects in a small group

 

At Home: Look around your house, what are some things you can find that make a loud noise and some things that make a soft noise

Due:

Thursday September 9, 2021

Big Reading Question: What are ways to ask to play?

 

Read Aloud: Yo? Yes!

 

Vocabulary Words: friend, lonely

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn

 

Today In Class:

Students will explore different textures as we talk about our sense of touch

 

Math: connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Find things around the house that are sticky, smooth, cold and warm.

Due:

Wednesday, September 8, 2021

Big Reading Question: What happens in the beginning, middle and end of the book?

 

Read Aloud: A Visitor for Bear

 

Vocabulary Words: wailed and blubbered

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn

 

Today In Class:

Play the game: Get Goldilocks Home

 

Math: develop and demonstrate and understanding of counting one-to-one

 

At Home: Count how many steps it takes to get from your vehicle to inside your home.

Due:

Tuesday, September 7, 2021

Big Reading Question: Can you tell me this shape? What do you notice about it?

 

Read Aloud: Golidilocks and the Three Pancakes

 

Vocabulary Words: shape, circle, square, triangle, rectangle

 

Letter Review: Tt, Bb, Ff, Nn 

 

Today In Class:

Five Senses Poster: Sense of Touch

 

Math: identify 2D shapes

 

At Home: Go on a shape hunt around your house. How many things can you find that are in the shape of a circle?

Due:

Friday, September 3, 2021

Big Reading Question: How is this book like Goldilocks and the Three Bears and how is it different?

Read Aloud: Goldilocks and Just One Bear

Vocabulary Words: taste, honking, beeping, soggy, frothy

 

Review Letters/Sounds: Tt, Bb, Ff 

Today in Class: 

Which book did you like the best? Draw your favorite part.

 

Math:  connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Practice counting to 10

 

Due:

Thursday, September 2, 2021

Big Reading Question: What observations do the mice make?

Read Aloud: Seven Blind Mice

 

Vocabulary Words: eyes, see, observe, observation

 

Review Letters/Sounds: Tt, Bb, Ff 

 

Today In Class: 

Students will work on the friendship skill, give a play idea.

 

Math: one to one correspondence

 

At Home: Gather a handful of items in your house, have your child close their eyes and touch the objects. Have them tell you what they observe about the objects.

Due:

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Big Reading Question: Why did bear let mouse stay? 

Read Aloud: A Visitor for Bear

 

Vocabulary Words: compliment, friendly, hear, listen

 

Review Letters/Sounds: Tt, Bb, Ff 

 

Today In Class: 

Develop friendship skills-give a compliment

 

Math: one to one correspondence

 

At Home: Have your child tell you who was in the book we read today

Due:

Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Big Reading Question: Can you retell the story?

Read Aloud: Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Centers

 

Vocabulary Words: think pair share, friends

 

Review Letters/Sounds: Tt, Bb, Ff 

 

Today in Class: 

Play Where’s that Number

 

Math: : connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Show your child a number of objects (1-4).Ask them to guess how many in 10 seconds, repeat with a different number

Due:

Monday, August 30, 2021

Big Reading Question: What happens first, second , third in the story?

Read Aloud: Goldilocks and the Three Bears and Centers  

Vocabulary Words: noisy, front cover, back cover 

 

Review Letters/Sounds: Tt, Bb, Ff 

Today In Class: 

Make a five senses poster focusing on sight

 

Math: connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Name objects that begin with the same letter as your child’s name

Due:

Friday, August 27, 2021

Big Reading Question: How can you closely to learn more about the objects around us?

 

Read Aloud: Nature Spy

Vocabulary Words: silent, prediction, title, front cover

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb

 

Today in Class:

 

Review skills from the week

 

Math: Connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Have your child practice sky writing the letters in their name

Due:

Thursday, August 26, 2021

Big Reading Question: Can you use your sense of seeing to observe things in this book?

 

Read Aloud: Classroom Up Close

Vocabulary Words: friendly touches, smell, taste

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb

 

Today in Class:

Use our senses to observe items in the classroom

 

Math: Connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Play I-Spy

Due:

Wednesday, August 25, 2021

Big Reading Question: What does it mean to play together?

Read Aloud: Can I Play Too?

Vocabulary Words: letter, alphabet

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb

 

Today In Class:

Develop friendship skills-help a friend

 

Math: One to one correspondence

 

At Home: Have your child tell you the characters in the book we read today

Due:

Tuesday, August 24, 2021

Big Reading Question: What happens in the story?

 

Read Aloud: Ten Dots

Vocabulary Words: think pair share, friends

 

Letter/Sound Review: Tt, Bb

  

Today in Class:

Recognize number of objects in a small group with dot pictures

 

Math: Connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Ask your child what picture they created with dots            

Due:

Monday August 23, 2021

Big Reading Question: Can you predict what animal is next?

Read Aloud: Animal Alphabet  

Vocabulary Words: school, learn, rules

 

Letter/Sound Review: The letter is Tt, the sound is /t/ What begins with Tt?

Today In Class:

Work on creating a class book title page

 

Math: Connect numbers and number words to quantities they represent

 

At Home: Name objects that begin with the same letter as your child’s name