Monday, May 15, 2017

4/24-4/28: Recycle, Bug Unit

Morning Meeting & Phonemic Awareness Activity
* Question of the week: Do you like bugs?

Whole Group:
This week, we discussed what is means to recycle. We talked about the different recycling signs that we see and we sorted pretend cans, papers and plastics.

We also begin our unit on Insects. We read nonfiction insect books, we observe our class ladybugs and have a ladybug research project.


Read Aloud Books


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Centers

Whole Group Reading Response:
Nonfiction lady bug book
life cycle map

Guided Writing:
My name is __ This is how I look in the spring

Art: “Friends Put Their Hands Together”

Poetry: Save the Earth

Math: Two  More Two fewer

Comprehension:
Identifying story elements, retelling familiar stories

Writing:

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

We continued with our Persuasive writing in our persuasive writing journal. Persuasive writing tries to convince or persuade someone why they should or should not agree with you.

The author's purpose is to:

Convince someone to do something
make someone believe in something
change someone's mind

Some of our persuasive writing entries are:

Will a tiger be a good pet?
Should children do chores?
They should serve _____ in the school cafeteria.

We also are finishing up our science observations in our plant journals.

Listening Center:

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Science :

We will continue with our plant observation reflections and we will continue with our plant measurements.

Recycling, Earth Day

Social Studies:

Continents and using correct words and phrases related to chronology and time

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