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This week in K we finished our theme of Jobs People Do. We reviewed the following high frequency words: are, they, we, she, good, go, up, & for. We continued to practice breaking words into individual sounds. I introduced two letters this week: Yy and Zz.
Our We Really Shine program was Friday with a western theme. The buckaroos did a FANTASTIC job! Yee Haw!
Added by Stace Bobbitt on March 27, 2015 at 4:00pm — No Comments
Wow! This has been a fun week learning all about the "OCEAN". We have learned about so many different kinds of ocean life. Two of the favorites of the class this week was, the Norwhal whales and the seaweed dragon. I have been very impressed with how much information my kiddos have had about these ocean animals. They have also named some I had never heard of. Thankful for Octanauts and what they are teaching kids. Our favorite book was "Under the Sea" telling all about the…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on March 27, 2015 at 10:17am — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing their handwriting. Lesson 9 Objectives: Identified direct quotations in sentences, used quotation marks before & after a direct quotation, began quotations with capital letters, & used commas & end punctuation marks correctly in quotations. Students did IXL or Study Island when they…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on March 27, 2015 at 8:45am — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: The story of the week is Saguaro Cactus. We have been working to identify the structural patterns and organization of nonfiction texts, reading and understanding an expository nonfiction selection, and spelling words with the /en/ sound correctly. Tests on Friday. We are also doing OCCT practice getting ready for the state test. It is very important…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on March 26, 2015 at 10:01am — No Comments
We have had an exciting week this week starting with Dr. Seuss's birthday. Monday, "The Cat in the Hat" came in and
read "Green Eggs and Ham", and we also got to eat green eggs and ham. Some of the kids said "We don't like that", but when they tasted it, they loved it. We had fun taking pictures with the "Cat in the Hat" and his helpers. We have read lots of Dr. Seuss' books this week and well as, watched several movies of his. We also celebrated Isabella and Sheyla's birthday on…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on March 6, 2015 at 3:49pm — No Comments
Our kick off this week was Dr. Seuss' Birthday! To celebrate we did many Seuss activities. Monday afternoon the NHS students came to our class read Bartholamew and the Oobleck. After reading the story we got to explore the oobleck they had made for us. Some thought it was slimy, others thought it was gross, but all of them loved experiencing the oobleck. Tuesday we continued our lessons we were behind from last week's snow days. We studied the high frequency words: they, are. Letters Jj and…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on March 6, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: The reading and spelling tests for this week's story is A Very Important Day, has been moved to Monday. We have worked on identifying the author's purpose, reading and understand an informational narrative selection, and spelling words with the /el/ sound correctly.
Science: We are working on Unit C Chapter…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on March 6, 2015 at 11:12am — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing handwriting. Continued with Unit 9 Capitalization & Punctuation Lesson Objectives: Capitalized & punctuated abbreviations for titles, addresses, months, & days, recognized-special two-letter abbreviations used for state names with ZIP codes, & used commas to separate items in a series…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on March 6, 2015 at 8:46am — No Comments
The children were all excited when school began on Wednesday. They all had a story to tell their adventures in the snow. They were equally excited to see the snow falling at the end of the school day on Friday. I'm looking forward to next weeks stories.
With a short week of learning, all the students of my class stepped up to the plate and gave it their best to complete all the activities planned. We covered zoo animals, their environment, and what they eat. We covered the letter…Continue
Added by Mary Lloyd on February 28, 2015 at 10:44am — No Comments
This week has been a short week because of the snow. Our unit for the week was on Zoo Animals. We studied the letter /Kk/ this week, it's recognition and sound and reviewed our numbers 1-10. We played our Big Dice Game, "What's my Number". They love this. We discussed lions, tigers, reptiles, birds, and fish, elephants, zebras, giraffes and more. The students made a book titled, Zoo Colors. We reviewed our color words and worked on learning our color sight words. On Friday we had "Show…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on February 27, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing their handwriting. Continued with Unit 9 Capitalization & Punctuation Lesson Objectives: Began sentences with capital letters & ended them with the correct punctuation marks, capitalized the names of people & pets, capitalized titles & initials used with names, & capitalized…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on February 27, 2015 at 12:28pm — No Comments
This week was made short by two snow days on Monday and Tuesday. We began our weekly lesson on Wednesday introducing the high frequency word: are. We worked with 'are' on Wed. and Thurs. On Friday we were introduced to the word 'they' and will continue to work with these two words through Tuesday of next week. In our math program we reviewed Chap. 7 and took our end of chapter test.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on February 27, 2015 at 12:16pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Students worked on state testing preperation sheets. The 4th grade class worked on spellingcity activities.
Science: Both science classes are still learning what the earth's surface is like. We are learning how weathering and erosion affect the earth's surface, what materials make up the…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on February 27, 2015 at 10:31am — No Comments
Added by Stace Bobbitt on February 20, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Wow!!!! What an exciting and fun week we had had. It's hard to know where to start. Another great week on the farm.
This has been a short week due to having Monday off, so we've had to cover a lot of farm animals this week. We learned all about the cow, the pig, the duck and of course our precious little chicks. We have had a fun time watching Mrs. T take care of the baby owlets. They are really growing. We have all had such a wonderful time. The students have been so excited. …Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on February 20, 2015 at 3:17pm — No Comments
We began this semester working with our exponent skills. We were able to multiply and divide using the exponents of like bases. This skill allowed us to transition to scientific notation.
Scientific notation allows us to work with very large numbers or very small numbers. This is an important skill for both math and science. If you are dealing with the size of planets, or the distance from the earth to the sun, your numbers will be very large. If you are dealing with the size…Continue
Added by J. Dustin Long on February 20, 2015 at 1:42pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing their handwriting. Reviewed 4 kinds of sentences, common & proper nouns, simple & complete subjects & predicates, verbs that end with y, abbreviations, singular possessive nouns, & subject & object pronouns. Started on Unit 9 Capitalization & Punctuation Lesson Objective:…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on February 20, 2015 at 8:50am — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Our story this week was Fire!. We worked on how to identify the structural patterns and organization of nonfiction texts, read and understand an expository nonfiction, and spell words with the /er/ correctly.
Science: We finished Unit C Chapter 1 by discussing how…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on February 20, 2015 at 8:31am — No Comments
This has been a busy, fun week for my munchkins. Our theme this week was "Growing Up". Our magic letter this week was E/e and we sang our songs about the letter E and the color white. On Wednesday, we celebrated our 100th day celebration of 100 days of school. On Friday we celebrated Valentines Day and had lots of goodies. We are working hard on rhyming words and we are on our 3rd reader "The Picnic". Our most exciting thing this week besides our parties was getting to watch Mrs. T,…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on February 13, 2015 at 4:09pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: The story this week was One Grain of Rice. Students compared and contrasted tales from different cultures, read and understood a folktale selection, and spelled words with the suffixes -ion, -ness, -able, -less, and -ful correctly.
Science: Students are working on Unit C Chapter 1 by learning how sunlight…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on February 13, 2015 at 3:05pm — No Comments