Due to our different specials each day, our daily schedule varies but this will give you an idea of how we spend our day.
8:25 -8:30 Arrival/unload back packs and hand in folder
8:30-8:45 Announcements/lunch count/morning work (writing or reading a book from the book nook area)
8:45-11:00 Math workshop or Literacy stations
We take a snack/bathroom break at 10 AM
11:45-12:00 Bathroom/Drinks/Quiet reading time
12:00-2:00 Literacy stations or Math Workshop
2:15-2:45 Writer's Workshop/Reader's Workshop
2:45-3:20 Choice Time!
3:20 Pack and dismissal at 3:40
Each day we meet as a small group (4-5 students in each group) where we work on literacy skills that meet your child's needs. We may be working on the following:
February 14 - Valentine's Day Party
February 19 - No School; Mid-winter break
February 23 - Popcorn Day
March 2 - Half Day for Students - 12:00 dismissal
March 13 - Parent-Teacher Conferences; 5-8 pm
March 15 - Half Day for Students - 12:00 dismissal
March 15 - Parent-Teacher Conferences; 1-4 & 5-8 pm
DK friends are continuing to write the sounds that they hear in their words. Sometimes monster may be spelled "TR" and that's ok. That is what they hear and they need to be confident in their sound spelling to continue to grow as writers. We are also focusing on:
This week we are continuing to work on recogonzing patterns in stories. This week we will look at different types of patterns and how these patterns help us retell stories. We will look at stories that have growing patterns and shrinking patterns. Stories that have growing patterns are: "There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed A Fly" and an example of a shrinking pattern would be: "The Napping House".