Monday, December 4, 2017

December

December: Holidays

Morning Meeting & Phonemic Awareness Activity
* Question of the week: What holiday do you celebrate?

Whole Group:

During the month of December we are learning about the gingerbread stories, holidays and trains with the polar express. We are making a book about holidays around the world. We also are practicing CVC words with letter tiles.

Read Aloud Books
The Polar Express
Snowman at Night, Snowman All year Round
Tacky the Penguin
Penguin on Vacation
     
Video




Centers

Whole Group Reading Response: "Llama Llama Holiday Drama"

Guided Writing:
How do you celebrate the holiday?
Word Bank writing activity

Art: Winter trees

Poetry: Green Poem

Math: Subtraction


Comprehension: Story Elements: Character, setting, problem, solution

Writing:

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

Listening Center:


The Gingerbread Man Loose in School

Science :


Temperature

Social Studies:


Holidays

November

November: We are Thankful

Morning Meeting & Phonemic Awareness Activity
* Question of the week: Have you seen a turkey?

Whole Group:

During the month of November we are learning about what we are thankful for. We are doing hands-on activities about turkeys using our fingerprints. We also practiced sight words with our roll and record sight words.

Read Aloud Books

Turkey Trouble
The Very First Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving at the Tappletons
     
Video




Centers

Whole Group Reading Response: Problem and solution: "Thanksgiving at the Tappletons"

Guided Writing:
Colored food writing:
This is a brown turkey.
I eat yellow squash.

Art: Turkeys

Poetry: Brown Poem

Math: Using math manipulatives with ten frames


Comprehension: Story element: problem and solution

Writing:

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

Listening Center:


Move Over Rover

Science :


Temperature

Social Studies:


Thanksgiving 

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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