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Pre-K has been very busy since starting our 2014 year. All of my little munchkins seem very eager to learn and have lots of fun. We have spent the last seven days going over rules for the classroom, the bus, cafeteria, bathroom and playground. Some of the rules the kids come up with were pretty good, especially no standing or jumping in the bus seats, using our inside or low voice and keeping our hands and feet to ourselves. We introduced and practiced how we line up, and the munchkins…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on August 29, 2014 at 4:36pm — No Comments
This week we read "Get Up and Go!" and studied the long A sound (CVCe). We learned about author's purpose and read many different examples of both fiction and nonfiction.
In math, we studied place value, played a place value race game, and practiced writing numbers in expanded form. The expanded form activities culminated with an expanded form card game that the kids loved. They already want to play again!
Added by Teresa Ann Wise on August 29, 2014 at 3:33pm — No Comments
Reading - The first week of school we focused on rules and procedures of the classroom. This week the students read The Mixed-Up Chameleon. The phonic and spelling lessons were phonograms ide and id. Throughout the week the students worked on id and ide words.
Math- We started chapter 1 Number Concepts. The students identify even and odd numbers, wrote equations with equal addends to…Continue
Added by paulahall on August 29, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
I"M EXHAUSTED!!! The first full week of school has been very exhausting but productive. It was great seeing past students as well as meeting my new students for the year. After some activities to get to know one another better, third graders started the year off with a realistic fiction titled, RUBY THE COPYCAT. Students worked very hard this week and are learning the system quickly. Students will have a spelling test each Thursday and a reading test each Friday. Remember NO SCHOOL Monday,…Continue
Added by Tammy England on August 29, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments
1st hr. 4th L.A.- Students are still learning the rules & adjusting to the routines. Students started class each day by practicing their handwriting, doing the daily Language activity, & writing in their journal. Lesson Objectives: Distinguished between complete sentences & sentence fragments, identified statements & questions, wrote sentences with beginning capital letters & correct punctuation. Identified exclamations & commands, & identified the…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on August 29, 2014 at 2:38pm — No Comments
4th Grade RLA: Completed bell works Working Within Words 1-5, took notes, had creative day, looked for nouns, and did noun assignment.
5th Grade RLA: Completed bell works Working Within Words 1-5, took notes, had creative day, looked for nouns, and did noun assignment.
Added by Jerri Coker on August 29, 2014 at 2:03pm — No Comments
This week in my pre-algebra classes we opened up with several foundational math skills. The first thing we did was examine the Order of Operations. We came up with a new sentence (as opposed to Please Excuse My Dear Aunt Sally). Our best one was People Eat McDonalds Daily And Suffer. After mastering the skill of operations, we began working on Verbal Expressions.
Verbal Expressions are math sentences, such as "The sum of 6 and 20." It was our responsibility to translate these into…Continue
Added by J. Dustin Long on August 29, 2014 at 12:22pm — No Comments
This week we reviewed our classroom procedures as the students begin to understand how we operate in the classroom. I introduced our rotation schedule on Monday, by Friday they had the hang of it. We also began our first theme "All About Me". We discussed how our names begin with a uppercase letter. We counted words in sentences. We reviewed letters/sounds Mm and Ss. Our High Frequency word this week was "I" . I sent each student home with his/her first reader, titled "I Can". They are very…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on August 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Reading/Spelling: Our story this week was The Gardener. We worked on the narrative elements of character, plot, and setting. In spelling, we learned to spell words with the long and short a sounds. The class will bring home their new vocabulary and spelling lists for next week's story.
Science: We began Unit A Chapter 1. We are discussing how plants are grouped, what the parts of a flower are, how flowers make seeds and fruit, and…Continue
Added by Jennifer Casey on August 29, 2014 at 9:20am — No Comments
6th, 7th, and 8th Grade Science
I made a Keynote presentation "About Me". I showed the presentation and talked about my life and about my trip to California this summer. After the presentation, I handed out student information sheets so that I can keep them in a binder with all of their information. Students will need to bring them back. I also handed out the Remind 101 for all of my parents so that my parents can see daily what we will do in my classroom. We talked about my…Continue
Added by Rachel Brown on August 23, 2014 at 5:33pm — No Comments
4th & 5th grade RLA: We went over policy and procedures for the year. Students also presented ME bags.
Added by Jerri Coker on August 22, 2014 at 1:06pm — No Comments
This week in class we learned the letter Tt and reviewed letters Mm, Rr, and Ss. We introduced the sight word "my". We are learning to break words into syllables and also syllable deletion. We read a story about an elephant named Elmer, and we enjoyed sponge painting our own "Elmer. In Math we have been working on the number 5…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on September 18, 2013 at 12:13pm — No Comments
This week we learned the letter Rr, and reviewed letter Mm and Ss. Our high-frequency word of the week was a. We practices playing with syllables and began labeling our classroom. We discussed our special talents and abilities each of us have. We have been discovering how alike and how different we all are. In math we've been working on the numbers 3 and 4, sets and 5 frames. We also had our safety drills for…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on September 7, 2013 at 7:13am — No Comments
Our class has worked hard all week on the letters Mm and Ss, the high frequency word "I", and sentences and the number of words in them. We continue our adjustment to Kindergarten learning to sit still and listen while others are talking. We have really enjoyed the stories we read and discussing them after reading. Our first Pre-Decodable book, "I Can" was sent home for all the students to practice reading. …Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on August 30, 2013 at 3:29pm — No Comments
Our last week of Pre-K has been both exciting and sad. We will miss our friends over our summer break, but will see each other in August to begin our year in Kindergarten. Our last unit to study has been "What Will Kindergarten Be Like?". We explored our thoughts on what we think it will be like when we go to Kindergarten, we reviewed both capital and lowercase letters. On Wednesday we had our end of the year trip to Creekmore Park and Chuck E. Cheese. We all had such a blast!! Thursday we…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 16, 2013 at 3:30pm — No Comments
This has been a very eventful week. We have been reviewing all week in our reading. We are working on shapes in math. We are practicing hard on the Kindergarten graduation program. We are all excited about the last days of school. and our end of the year trip to the park and Chuck-E-Cheese. We hope everyone has a good weekend and a Happy Mother's Day to all Mothers.
Added by Mary Lloyd on May 10, 2013 at 3:32pm — No Comments
Our theme this week was Summer. Our last letter/sound of the week and school year was Zz. For our shared writing we wrote about summer activities, what we like about it and what we know about it. We sang many songs about the sun. During print awareness we discussed words and spacing. We also enjoyed our…Continue
Added by Stace Bobbitt on May 10, 2013 at 3:00pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by writing in their journal, doing the Daily Language Review, & practicing handwriting. Students did Unit 13 Check-up & took the test. The following skills were covered: What is an adverb, comparing with adverbs, using good & well, & negatives. Most did well! Students did Study Island when they finished assignments.
Students did Unit 4 review & studied notes. Test will be Monday.…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on May 10, 2013 at 2:31pm — No Comments
Students started class each day by practicing their handwriting, doing the Daily Language Review activity, & writing in their journal. Continued with Chapter 13. Lesson Objectives: Used only one negative word in a sentence, labeled & put in order the five parts of a letter, & wrote & revised the first draft of a friendly letter. Students did Study Island when they finished their assignments.
Students did Chapter 11…Continue
Added by Shawna Oglesby on May 5, 2013 at 7:58pm — No Comments
This week our theme was "Wonderful Water". We had a lot of fun doing little activities with water. One of their favorites was doing our bubble activity. Our magic letter this week was the letter Jj along with reviewing all of our letters we've already learned. We read a book this week "Cordoroy Goes to the beach". The kids really enjoyed this book. We read several other books dealing with water. We also did several nursery rhyme videos where the students dressed up, sang and acted…Continue
Added by Sue Ellen Dodd on May 3, 2013 at 7:25pm — No Comments