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Amy Collins

Happy Holidays From Room 117!

       

Our Daily Schedule 1AC

8:20 Arrival/Announcements/Pledge of Allegiance
8:30 Morning Work
9:15 Morning Meeting
9:30 Snack/Little Recess
10:00 Daily 5 (Read to Self/Read to Friend/Word Work/Work With Teacher/Listen to Reading) and Writing
11:00 Big Recess
11:30 Lunch
12:00 Read Aloud & GoNoodle
12:15 Math 
1:15 Motor Break/Science or Social Studies
1:45 Classroom Jobs
1:55 Specials
2:45 Pack Up
2:55-3:05 Dismissal

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Specials Schedule
1:55-2:40 p.m.
                                        Monday: Computer Lab
                                        Tuesday: Music
                                        Wednesday: P. E.
                                        Thursday: Art
                                        Friday: Library


             What's Happening In December/January                

Reading:  Scott Foresman Unit 2:  "What Is a Community?"
    Skills: Week 1: digraphs sh, th, -all, main idea
            Week 2:  silent e/long a, soft c and g, cause and effect
            Week 3:  silent e/long i, digraphs wh, ch
            Week 4:  silent e/long o, contractions, sequence
            Week 5:  silent e/long u, ending -ed 
            Week 6:  long e/ee, compare and contrast
Writing: 
    Handwriting: all uppercase and lowercase letters
    "Super Seven" Sentences- 7 words that answer who, what,             where, when, why, or how
    No Excuses!: Begin with uppercase letter, finger spaces                 between words, punctuation at the end, use word wall for             spelling grade one sight words
Awesome Author Study: Jan Brett
Read Aloud Book:  Junie B.: Jingle Bells, Batman Smells

Math 
    Concepts: Measurement, Word Problems, Even & Odd
    Facts:  Review +0, +1, Combinations of 10 (7+3, 6+4,                etc.): 10+number (10+3, 10+8, etc.)
    Time: Review O'clock: Half Hour
    Money:  Review Pennies, Nickels: Dimes

Science: Light
Social Studies: Holidays of Light: Diwali, Hanukkah, Christmas, Kwanzaa

            Upcoming Special Dates and Events         
  • December 8:  Report Cards Home
  • December 4-8: Book Fair in the library
  • Making Gingerbread Houses: Friday January 12, 2018
  • December 25 - January 1: Holiday Break
  • January 2:  School Resumes

Fun Websites To Visit At Home

Math:                                              Reading:

(Sesame Street: Guess What's next)                                                http://pbskids.org/

www.xtramath.com                                                                          www.starfall.com

www.sumdog.com                                                                           www.abcya.com

(counting by 5's)

http://bedtimemath.org/                                                    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OWIwUGAJs                                                                                (Frog And Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel)
www.youtube.com/watch?v=hae10bsW_CM                                                                      (counting by 2's)

(doubles facts)                                                           (Sagwa and the Moon Festival)
                                                          
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VzW2sdCe228       https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pdHCYgO9zh8                                                    (Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?)
(how to use a ruler)

(coins)

(place value)

Other:
(How to make a snowflake)

(Martin Luther King Jr. for kids)

(Diwali for Kids)

(Diwali Rangoli designs)

(Jan Brett draws a hedgehog)

(Life Cycle of Painted Lady Butterfly)

(Butterfly using proboscis)

(Busy Bees)

(Don't Be Afraid Of Spiders)

 (Southwest Florida Eagle Cam)   
                                                                                        
  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NRvvpgbT7D8                                                                           
(Irish music and images for St. Patrick's Day)

www.gonoodle.com                                                         https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yvaPDaE95g
                                                                                        (Chinese music and images for Chinese New Year)
                                                                                        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yESL-NeAkBk
http://www.seussville.com/                                               (Hamsters in a playground like Humphrey's!)       
              
(The Original Lorax video)                                                (Hamsters in a wheel like Humphrey's!)       

(force: push/pull)

(seed germination)

(Sound: vibrations and waves)

(Tide pools)

(Tide pool animals)

(Alice In Wonderland Unbirthday song)


 


Please contact me any time if you have any questions or concerns
Phone: 603-659-2192 (office)


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