Calendar!

 

December Calendar:

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

 

 

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Morning Work: Number Writing Practice!

Read Aloud: "The Gingerbread Baby" by Jan Brett

Math: Bicycle Story Problems!

Writing Workshop: expanding on thought processes pre writing

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Morning Work: sight word practice on playdough mats!

Read Aloud: "The Gingerbread Cowboy" by Janet Squires

Math: Grab Bag More or Less Game

Writing Workshop: finishing last week's pages!

New Science Center: Dissolving the Gingerbread Man!

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Morning Work: Gingerbread Letter Sound pages

Read Aloud: "Gingerbread Loose in the School" by Laura Murray

Math: working on doubling numbers   1-5

Writing Workshop: Where is our class gingerbread mermaid hiding?

Sorting gingerbread decorations in the science center!

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Happy Birthday Miranda and Noah!

Visit from baker, Mrs. Sargent showing us how to bake and decorate gingerbread man cookies!

Morning Work: Christmas tree crafts!

Read Aloud: "Mimi's Adventure in Baking Gingerbread Men" by Alyssa Gangeri

Math: filling in missing parts of equations

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Morning Work: cutting out reindeer antlers and ears for headbands

Read Aloud: "The Gingerbread Man Loose on the Firetruck!" by Laura Murray

Science: Gingerbread Cookie Investigations using our 5 senses!

Writing Workshop: finishing gingerbread mermaid pages!

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Morning Work: Christmas Crafts!

Read Aloud: "The Ninjabread Man" by C.J. Leigh

Math: Numbers to 10 BINGO!

Gingerbread Hunt around the school to find Mia, our class gingerbread mermaid!

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Happy Birthday Tayah!

 

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Happy Birthday Payton M!

 

Miss N's last day until January!

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Christmas Musical!!

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Winter break begins!

 

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Merry Christmas!

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  • Keep in mind this calendar will be updated weekly with activities on Monday's, Tuesday's, and Thursday's (the days I am in the classroom with your children)!

November Calendar:

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

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Morning Work: my family pages!

Read Aloud: "The Family Book" by Tod Parr

Math: Creating turkey quilt!

Sight Word Books: "Do You Play?"

1st Day of Writing Workshop!

New sight word reinforcement stations!

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Morning Work: coloring story retelling pieces from "Me Too!" by Mercer Mayer

Read Aloud: "Little Rabbit's Baby Brother" by Fran Manushkin

Math: Finishing turkey quilt!

Sight Word Books: "What is Out There?"

Writing Workshop: What's important to us?

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Morning Work: finishing family pages!

Read Aloud: "llama llama Gram & Grandpa" by Anne Dewdney

Math: identifying and comparing shapes: hexagon, trapezoid, rhombus, and triangle

Sight Word Books: "Each Will Get"

Writing Workshop: Introducing writing folders!

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Morning Work: practicing sight words on playdough mats!

Read Aloud: "A Chair For My Mother" by Vera B. Williams 

Sight Word Book: "Too Little, Too Big"

Math: Workplaces!

Writing Workshop: "Ish" by Peter H. Reynolds & free choice writing!

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Miss N is off this week for planning!

See you next week! smiley

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Morning Work: Color Turkey Sight Word Practice Pages

Read Aloud: "The Very First Thanksgiving Day" by Rhonda Greene

Sight Word Books: "Long Ago and Today"

Math: taking away and adding more (making comparisons)

Writing Workshop: working on adding a setting/characters to pages

New Thanksgiving/turkey themed centers!

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Presenter from Millcreek Park on "Coming to America/The First Thanksgiving!" 

Plants and popcorn being sent home!

Read Aloud: "The Night Before Thanksgiving" by Natasha Wing

Making 1st Thanksgiving story bracelets

Making mini pumpkin pies!

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Off for the holiday!

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Happy Thanksgiving! smiley

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Off for the holiday!

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Students off/Teacher Professional Development!

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Morning Work: decorating Christmas Musical invitations! (being sent home today!)

Read Aloud: "The Gingerbread Man" by Jim Alysworth

Math: New cube/bowl game; guessing how many and creating equations

Writing Workshop: adding detail to family pages

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Morning Work: Gingerbread House Beginning Sound pages (sent home)

Read Aloud: "The Gingerbread Boy" by Paul Galdone

Beginning Christmas Musical Practice!

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Morning Work: making snowflakes for our class tree!

Read Aloud: "The Gingerbread Girl" by Lisa Ernst

Math: writing simple equations

   

 

October Calendar:

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
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Morning work: started handwriting booklets! Today: A & B

Read Aloud: "I am an Apple" by Jean Marzollo

Math: new workplace! "Beat you to Five" unifex cube game

New apple-themed centers!

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Finished chalkboard letter-writing practice!

Read Aloud: "A Busy Year" by Leo Lionni

Math: new workplace! "Which Numeral Will Win?" spinner game

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Handwriting book letters: H&I

Read Aloud: "Ten Apples on Top" by Dr. Suess followed by illustration worksheets to make class storybooks!

Math: read aloud "Little Red Hen" by Janina Domanska followed by sound pattern activity retelling the story!

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Read Aloud: "Amelia Bedelia's First Field Trip" by Herman Parish

Handwriting book letters: M&N

Math: patterning with unifex cubes

Starting sight word books! (I)

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Apple farm field trip!

Sight word books: the

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Parent Teacher Conferences!

Half day of school (dismissal at 11:45)!

Morning Work: Apple making pages

Sight Word Book: "I Can See"

Math Workplaces!

 

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Miss N begins teaching some days! smiley

Handwriting Books: letters Q&R

Read Aloud: "The Little Old Lady who Wasn't Afraid of Anything" by Linda Williams

New scarecrow-themed literacy stations!

Math: working on greater than, less than, and equal to!

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Morning Work: highlighted sight word books: "We Look"

Read Aloud: "The Lonely Scarecrow" by Tim Preston followed by story illustration handout

Math: placing unifix cubes on ten frames to match given numbers

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Read Aloud: "Scaredycrow" by Christopher Hernandez 

Math: Introducing the number rack math tool!

Sight Word Books: "We Are"

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Science Experiment! Working with leaves changing color (sorting, experimenting, etc.)

Read Aloud: "Leaves Fall Down: Learning About Autumn Leaves" by Lisa Bullard

Firefighter Rob visits to teach about fire safety!

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Free Choice Friday!

Read Aloud: "Scarecrow Magic" by Ed Masessa

Math: workplaces and exploring the number rack

Science: Day 2 of recording observations from our experiment

Ice Cream Party for awesome behavior!

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Morning work: Halloween costume pages!

Read Aloud: "There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Fly" by Child's Play

New Halloween-themed literacy stations!

First day checking out library books!

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Morning work: Animal pattern story retelling sheets

Read Aloud: "There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves"

Sight Word Book: "I Like"

New Reading Strategy: "Chunky Monkey!"

Math: craftstick counting and tallying within 10

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Morning Handwriting Books: W&X

Read Aloud: "Big Pumpkin" by Erica Silverman

Sight Word Book: "He Said"

Math: Pumpkin Carving! & Estimation Tallying

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Halloween Party!surprisesmiley

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Happy Birthday Brayden!

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Morning Handwriting Books: Y&Z

Read Aloud: "A Halloween Scare in Ohio" by Eric James

Sight Word Books: "This is Big"

Math: "Which Bug Will Win?"      spinner game

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Happy Halloween! surprise

 

 

   

 

 

 

September Calendar:

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Happy Labor Day!

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Parent letters sent home!

Introduction Activity: Pass the beach ball!

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Practicing name writing 

"I can do this" talent worksheets

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Started working in learning centers!

Began number corners in math!

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Fundraiser Meeting!

Read Aloud: "A My Name is Alice" by Jane Bayer

-working on left and right, counting by 1's and 2's, and less vs more!

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Read Aloud: "Pete the Cat! I Love my White Shoes!" and coloring book activity

Math: "Ten Shoes" lesson comparing and contrastin, counting by 10's

Alphatbet Bingo!

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Introducing colors: red!

Read aloud: "Llama llama red pajama" by Anna Dewdney

Math: "What's in my Shoe?" lesson (counting by 5's)

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Picture Day!

Color of the day: yellow!

Read Aloud: "Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What do you See?" by Bill Martin Jr. and Eric Carle

Practicing writing numbers 1, 2, and 3

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Color of the day: green!

Introducing math groups and workplaces!

Practicing writing numbers 4, 5, and 6

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Color of the day: purple!

Math: introducing ten frames!

Read Aloud & retelling with props: "Mr. Rabbit and the Lovely Present" by Charlotte Zolotow

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Color of the day: brown!

Math: matching numbered ten frames to numerical numbers in pocket chart (1-10)

Shared Reading: practicing color chorus song in pocket chart!

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Happy Birthday Asher!

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Welcome new classmate: Waylon!

Color of the day: white!

Math: working on weekly workplaces in small groups

Introducing writing with chalkboards, chalk, and sponges!

Read Aloud: "Mouse Paint" by Ellen Stoll Walsh

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Happy Birthday Carlo!

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