Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Instagram

Follow me on Instagram @fhroom1 to see pictures of the students in the classroom. 


Fall Festival Friday

The Kindergarteners are having a fall celebration this Friday from 9-11. If you are interested in volunteering please let me know. The children will be going to the Kindergarten classrooms making activities and playing games. 

Monday, Room 1 students have their first class reward and may wear a costume. Please have it be a school appropriate costume. Also, be sure the costume has their name on it and fits in their backpack. 


Important Notes from the Office

Mrs. Johnson has an important parent volunteer orientation tomorrow morning at 8:30. If you are interested in being a parent volunteer please meet Mrs. Johnson at Fox Hill School. 

October

October:Pumpkin

Morning Meeting & Phonemic Awareness Activity
* Question of the week: Do you have a pumpkin?

Whole Group:

During the month of October we are learning about pumpkins, fall, bats and spiders. We are doing hands-on activities researching what is inside a pumpkin. We also went on a leaf hunt to find different colored leaves.

Read Aloud Books

The Little Old Lady Who Was Not Afraid of Anything
Room on a Broom
The Biggest Pumpkin Ever
Spookly the Square Pumpkin
It's the Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown
Leaf Jumpers
Leaf Man by Lois Elhert
There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Bat
     
Video



Centers

Whole Group Reading Response: Sequencing stories

Guided Writing:
Writing names, I like to eat...., I can..., this is a ____ leaf

Art: Pumpkins, spiders, scarecrows

Poetry: Orange poem, apple poem

Math: More and less, fewer, greater than

Comprehension:
Sequencing events in a story: first, second, third, forth, fifth

Writing:

We continue with our Monday morning journals to increase our journal writing skills.

Listening Center:


If You Give a Mouse a Cookie

Science :


Pumpkin Labeling, Fall Leaves

Social Studies:


Veteran's Day, Halloween

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Reminder!

 Tomorrow, we are going on our first field trip to Parlee Farm for Apple Picking! Please make sure your child is wearing sneakers and bringing their backpack.  We will be handing out your child's blue Fox Hill T-Shirt that the PTO has provided. In addition, please pack a brown bag lunch (sandwich, fruit and drink). Important:  If your child has a bee allergy, please inform us prior to the trip. * Keep a lookout for our class book "Our Trip to Parlee Farm"
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It's Fall in Room 1

   Room 1 students have been going outdoors for nature walks looking for signs of fall! They have been  busy collecting many kinds of leaves. They are so excited to compare the variety of leaves that there classmates find. We discuss why leaves change color and why the weather is starting to get colder.

Monday, September 11, 2017

Back to School Night!

Welcome to Back to School Night!

We are looking forward to see many families on Wednesday, September 13th! The night will begin at 6:30 p.m. with Mrs. Johnson, the principal, in the cafeteria with a general overview of our school. Then, Mrs. Johnson will send you to your child's classroom, however, we ask that you go to Kindergarten Rooms 4 & 5, where the Kindergarten Teachers will do a presentation of the Kindergarten curriculum. 
Important change in date:   Our first field trip is to Parlee Farm on October 12th.