April 9-13

Reading/Phonics: This week we will read the nonfiction book Butterflies. We will learn the life cycle of a butterfly, five new vocabulary words: migration, chrysalis, nectar, generation, instinct and we will be retelling the steps of a caterpillar to a butterfly! Sight Words: We will learn 4 new sight words – number, no, way, could.…… Continue reading April 9-13

April 2-6

Reading/Phonics: This week we will read the nonfiction book Frogs. We will learn the life cycle of a frog, four new vocabulary words: croak, gills, habitat, poison, and we will be making our own nonfiction book about frogs! We will also practice opinion writing. Sight Words: We will learn 4 new sight words – go,…… Continue reading April 2-6

March 12-16

Reading/Phonics: This week we will read the fiction story of The Three Little Pigs. We will focus retelling the story. What happens at the beginning, middle and end and writing with details in our sentences. Students will work on adjectives to make their writing stronger and grow more confident writers. Sight Words: We learn 4…… Continue reading March 12-16

March 5-9

Reading/Phonics: This week we will read nonfiction books about storms. We will focus on main idea and details along with informational writing. Students will identify the important text-based facts from the books. We will learn 4 new vocabulary words: weather, funnel, crystal, electricity.   Sight Words: We learn 4 new sight words this week- like,…… Continue reading March 5-9

Feb. 21-23

Reading/Phonics: This week we will read nonfiction books about President’s Day. We will learn about George Washington and Abe Lincoln.   Sight Words: We review the 4 sight words from last week- many, them, then, these. Please practice sight words daily at home. Math: We will be working on these topics: -Counting by 1’s, 5’s,…… Continue reading Feb. 21-23

Feb. 5-9

Reading/Phonics: This week we will read the nonfiction book Penguins. Our focus will be learning various text features. We will also read Tacky the Penguin. We will focus on recognizing common types of texts. We are also learning vocabulary words that are in the story: barb, coast, colony, equator, webbed, marine animals. Sight Words: We…… Continue reading Feb. 5-9

Jan. 22-26

I hope everyone enjoyed their snow week! Our 100th day celebration has been rescheduled for Monday, January 22. Students can dress up like they are 100 years old if they would like. Reading/Phonics: This week we continue our study on the book The Snowy Day. We will focus on identifying characters, setting, and major events…… Continue reading Jan. 22-26

Jan. 8-12

Reading/Phonics: This week we will be writing about our New Year’s resolutions and reading the book The Snowy Day. We will focus on identifying characters, setting, and major events in the story. A We will also be learning about text features.   Sight Words: We will learn 4 new sight words this week- said, there,…… Continue reading Jan. 8-12

Dec.4-8

Reading/Phonics: Our focus letter this week is the letter Nn. We will listen for “Nn” at the beginning of a word. We will practice writing Nn. This week we will be reading different versions of the Gingerbread man and describing the relationship between illustrations and the text in which they appear. Sight Words: We will…… Continue reading Dec.4-8

Nov. 20-21

We would like to have a thanksgiving rotation day on Monday, November 20. This is with all of kindergarten and each class rotates into each other’s rooms and does that teacher’s activity. This is always a super fun day for the students! On Tuesday, we will be doing some Thanksgiving writing and Thanksgiving addition. I hope everyone…… Continue reading Nov. 20-21

Oct 16-20

Reading/Phonics: Our focus letter this week is the letter Mm. We will listen for “Mm” at the beginning of a word. We will practice writing Mm. We will read “Pizza at Sally’s” and “Everybody Works.”Through these two books we will identify the main idea and details. We will be starting a non-fiction unit this week…… Continue reading Oct 16-20

Welcome to Kindergarten! August 14-18

Welcome to my classroom website! I apologize for not updating this earlier. I update weekly, giving a brief overview of the week ahead. This week we will be reading the books Chicka Chicka Boom Boom and Chrysanthemum and doing some activities practicing our names. We will also be spending time bonding, building a classroom community, and…… Continue reading Welcome to Kindergarten! August 14-18

May 15-19

Reading/ Phonics: This week we will be learning and reading books about different ocean animals. We will also be doing some summer writing. I will be doing report card assessments this week. *ABC Countdown this week: Monday- Field Day Tuesday- Bring a teddy bear & we are celebrating summer birthdays Wednesday- Uniform Day Thursday- Bring…… Continue reading May 15-19

May 8-12

Reading/ Phonics: This week we will learning about diagraphs: sh, ch, th. We will also continue learning about plants. We will learn about the plant life cycle and what plants need to grow.   *ABC Countdown this week: Monday- New name day Tuesday- Outside day Wednesday- Pajama day Thursday- Q-U Day- wear your Sunday best!…… Continue reading May 8-12

May 1-5

Reading: This week we will learning about plants. We will learn about the plant life cycle and what plants need to grow. We will also be doing a bean sprout science experiment this week.   *ABC Countdown this week: Monday- Ice Pop Day Tuesday- Jump Rope & Jog Day Wednesday- Kickball Day Thursday- Lollipop Day…… Continue reading May 1-5

April 24-28

Reading/Phonics: This week we will continue learning about different zoo animals to help us get ready for our zoo field trip! We will also be working on opinion writing. We will be write about our favorite zoo animal. *ABC Countdown this week: Monday- Earth Day Tuesday- Friend Day-write letters to friends Wednesday- N/A – zoo…… Continue reading April 24-28

April 10-13

Reading/Phonics: Our new letter this week is the letter Qq. We will listen for “Qq” at the beginning of a word.  We will practice writing Qq.  We will read “Egg Napped” and “There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Chick.”  Through these two books we will discuss characters, setting, main idea, and major events…… Continue reading April 10-13

April 3-7

Reading/Phonics: Our new letter this week is the letter Yy. We will listen for “Yy” at the beginning of a word.  We will practice writing Yy.  We will read “Baby Brains” and “Look at Us.”  Through these two books we will discuss characters, setting, main idea, and major events in a story.  We will also…… Continue reading April 3-7

March 27-31

Reading/Phonics: Our new letter this week is the letter Vv. We will listen for “Vv” at the beginning of a word.  We will practice writing Vv.  We will read “The Little Engine That Could” and “You Can Do It George.”  Through these two books we will discuss characters, setting, main idea, and major events in…… Continue reading March 27-31

March 6-10

Reading/Phonics: Our new letter this week is the letter Ll. We will listen for “Ll” at the beginning of a word.  We will practice writing Ll.  We will read “Someone Bigger” and “One of Three.”  Through these two books we will discuss characters, setting, main idea, and major events in a story.  We will also…… Continue reading March 6-10

Feb. 22-24

Reading/Phonics: We are focusing on vowels this week (a,e,i,o,u).We will listen for them in cvc words and practicing with silent e. We will read “It’s not easy being the tooth fairy” and some non fiction books about George Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Through these books we will describe the relationship between illustrations and the text…… Continue reading Feb. 22-24

Feb.13-17

Reading/Phonics: Our new letter this week is the letter Hh. We will listen for “Hh” at the beginning of a word.  We will practice writing Hh.  We will read “Crazy Hair Day” and “The House That Jack Built. “Through these two books we will describe the relationship between illustrations and the text and defining the…… Continue reading Feb.13-17