February 23 - March 6, 2015

posted Mar 20, 2015, 12:20 PM by oshea@norfolk.k12.ma.us

These Weeks We . . .                    February 23 – March 6, 2015

·      illustrated in our journals something we did over vacation and wrote about it, ASK ME what I wrote about

·      practiced lots of rhyming with different activities

·      practiced hearing and filling in the middle vowel sound for CVC words

·      celebrated Dr. Seuss’s birthday with many fun activities

·      read many of his fun and silly rhyming books

·      learned a new “Good Morning” song in his honor

·      used the letter chunks “ig”, “ot”, “ed”, “op”, “ug” and “en” to rhyme like Dr. Seuss in his big hats

·      had a guest reader, Mrs. Balfour, who read us a story about a silly dog, ASK ME the dog’s name

·      the whole school “Read Their Socks Off” in the hallway - ASK ME who was dressed like Cat in the Hat

·      made a “Cat in the Hat” T.L.C.

·      used our magnetic alphabet boards to spell CVC words, and had a spelling bee for our Word Wall Words on our dry erase boards

·      at Writer’s Workshop we started “How to” books, I wrote about “How to Build a Snowman” and in my other book I am explaining how to make my favorite sandwich

·      started Independent Reading, ASK ME what I am reading about

·      tapped to spell and sound out many CVC words

·      in math we are working on Chapter 12 which is about sorting and displaying the information in graph form

·      at Open Circle we talked about teasing and how it is a double “D” behavior and what we should do if we are teased or see someone being teased

·      practiced our “math facts” addition facts to 5

·      had reading groups with Mrs. O’Shea, remember to practice reading everyday!

·      Filled in a February calendar and used the information to answer questions

·      Read and illustrated a green eggs and ham story



         * As of now the last day of kindergarten will be on June 18th with our Memory Show on the 17th in the morning