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This week in Kindergarten we were introduced to two new high frequency words: what, two. We worked diligently on phonological awareness - listening for the final sound in a word. And practiced writing directions for activities the boys and girl named. In math we continued to work with subtraction, acting out subtraction problems, modeling and drawing subtraction problems, and writing subtraction sentences.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on January 23, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
This week have learned all about our "Forest Animals Unit". We have learned about bears, birds, deer, squirrels, chipmunks, rabbits, raccoons, frogs and mice. We have learned what they look like, where they live, what foods they eat and how they take care of their babies.
We had a lot of fun at craft time making rabbits, raccoon puppets, frog plates and our mittens. We read the "The Mitten" and then made them with all our animals inside.
We reviewed all our letters,…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on January 23, 2015 at 3:29pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Our story of the week was The Case of Pablo's Nose. Students identified chronological order of events in a selection by using time-order words and other, unstated clues. Students also read and understood a mystery selection. They also spelled words with the prefixes un and dis…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on January 23, 2015 at 10:43am — No Comments
Students started class each day writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing their handwriting. Continued with Unit 7 Adjectives Lesson Objectives: Used the correct comparative & superlative forms of good & bad, & combined sentences by joining adjectives from two shorter sentences to make one longer sentence. When students finished their assignments, they did…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on January 23, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments
This week in our class was "Working Together". Our theme song was also "Working Together". The boys and girls really enjoyed this song. We discussed ways we can work together to make our homes, schools and jobs a better place. For vocabulary we made a list of words about working together. We also worked on rhyming this week and made up silly rhymes. Our magic letter of the week was the letter /Bb/ and we learned our special song…
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on January 16, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Our story this week was The Kids' Invention Book. Students recognized the main idea, details that support the main idea, and read and understand a nonfiction selection. Students also spelled words with the -y and -ey correctly.
Science: Both science classes finished up Unit B Chapter 3 what and electric current and magnetism are, how do electric circuits work, and how electricity and magnetism work together.
Added by Jennifer Casey on January 16, 2015 at 2:39pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by practicing their handwriting, doing the daily review activity, & writing in their journal. Continued with Unit 7. Lesson Objectives: Added -er to adjectives to compare two persons, places, or things, added -est to adjectives to compare three or more persons, places, or things, & wrote sentences using the correct comparative & superlative forms of adjectives. Used…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on January 16, 2015 at 12:40pm — No Comments
This week in Kindergarten we were introduced to two new high frequency words: one, see. We practiced reading and writing the words in sentences. We worked on hearing the final sound in a word and reviewing initial sounds in words. The type of sentence we practiced this week was a command sentence. In Math we ended our Chap. 5 with a test and began Chap. 6 on Subtraction.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on January 16, 2015 at 11:54am — No Comments
This week we have learned about many different types of jobs. We have also learned the letter Vv and we have been reviewing numbers 1-10. We have all been excited about the cold weather and the possibility of snow. We hope to build a real snowman.
Added by Mary Lloyd on January 9, 2015 at 3:43pm — No Comments
This week in Kindergarten we concluded our Whatever the Weather theme. We were introduced to the vowel Oo, high frequency words: you and look, and wrote sentences using an exclamation mark. In math we worked with number pairs for 9 and 10. Everyone was excited to be back from Christmas Break!
Added by Stace Bobbitt on January 9, 2015 at 3:30pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Our story this week was Look to the North. We worked on summarizing skills, sequence, and spelling words with the ei, ie, and eigh words correctly.
Science: Our class worked on Lessons 1, 2, and 3, dealing with static electricity, magnetism, and electric circuits.
Added by Jennifer Casey on January 9, 2015 at 2:57pm — No Comments
4th L.A.- Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing handwriting. Started on Unit 7 Adjectives. Lesson Objectives: Identified adjectives that tell what kind or how many, & identified the nouns that adjectives describe. Identified an adjective that follows the word it describes & a form of the verb be, & identified the noun being described, used a, an, & the correctly in…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on January 9, 2015 at 2:00pm — No Comments
The theme this week in our classroom was "JOBS". Our theme's song was also titled "Jobs". We made a list of many jobs that people do: firefighter, doctor, nurse, teacher, police officer, mail carrier, cook/waitress, prison guard, coal miner and dentist and we discussed what tools they use for their jobs. We drew pictures of what we would like to be when we grow up. Our letter/sound of the week was Vv. We read and sang about Victor Vulture and practiced writing Vv in the sky, on our palms,…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on January 9, 2015 at 1:00pm — No Comments
This week in Kindergarten we celebrated Christmas with a different theme each day. Monday was our Polar Express Day, we read The Polar Express, did a polar express handwriting practice page, made a picture ornament for our trees at home, and did a missing numbers on the 100 chart page. In the afternoon we went to the auditorium and watched Polar Express. We also got a goody bag to take home. On Tuesday we attended the Penguins of Madagascar movie at the Poteau Theatre. For our math we…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on December 19, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
We have had a busy week getting ready for Christmas. We are all excited. We learned the letter Cc, the number 9, the color black. Our weekly topic was winter. We learned how the weather changes in the winter, and how to dress for it. We also got to share our favorite part of winter, and most of us agree it is Christmas.
Added by Mary Lloyd on December 12, 2014 at 3:40pm — No Comments
This week in Kindergarten we were introduced to the sight word 'where' and 'do'. We worked on first sound fluency, and continued our theme of Whatever the Weather. Our leader each day had to present a sentence in the form of a question, we have been practicing interview questions and how to write a sentence in asking form. In our Math program we have been working with Algebra by writing addition sentences and working with number pairs to 5, 6, 7 and 8.
Added by Stace Bobbitt on December 12, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments
In 8th Grade math we have been covering one and two step inequalities and graphing them on number lines. As stated before, inequalities use the Greater Than and Less Than symbols (>,<). These are important symbols because unlike an equals sign, there is not an exact answer, but a range of possible answers. For example, if you are older than 15, there are many ages you could be, beginning with 16. We would write that as x>15.
After inequalites, we looked at factors. A…Continue
Added by J. Dustin Long on December 12, 2014 at 1:41pm — No Comments
Added by Jennifer Casey on December 12, 2014 at 8:45am — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the daily review activity, & practicing handwriting. Finished up Unit 5 Verbs & the following skills were covered on the test: Action verbs, main & helping verbs, present, past, & future tense, making subjects & verbs agree, spelling the present & past tense, irregular verbs, identifying & forming the present &…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on December 12, 2014 at 8:33am — No Comments
This week our theme was "WINTER". We discussed a lot about what clothes we should wear in the winter and did a graph on Winter clothing vs. Summer clothing. Our vocabulary words were: winter, snow, cold, hat, scarf, boots and gloves.
We read lots of books all about winter time: "One Winter's Day, Clifford's First Snowy Day, Sam the Snowman, The Mitten and A Silly Snowy Day". We finished out Dear Santa letters and sent them in.
Our special letter this week was /Cc/ and our…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on December 8, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments