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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

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
    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

    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)                                                                                                                                                                       

(counting by 5's)                                                                                                                          (Frog And Toad Are Friends by Arnold Lobel)                                                                      (counting by 2's)

(doubles facts)                                                           (Sagwa and the Moon Festival)
                                                                                                     (Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See?)
(how to use a ruler)


(place value)

(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)   
(Irish music and images for St. Patrick's Day)                                               
                                                                                        (Chinese music and images for Chinese New Year)
                                                                                                                             (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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