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What do you want to learn?

What do you what to learn?

January/February

Weather 

How do we prepare for different types of weather?

K-PS3-2:Use tools and materials to design and build a structure that will reduce the warming effect of sunlight on an area. 

K-PS3-1: Make observations to determine the effect of sunlight on Earth’s surface. 

K-ESS3-2:Ask questions to obtain information about the purpose of weather forecasting to prepare for, and respond to severe weather. 

 

What happens when the sun shines on different objects?

How can I protect myself from the sunlight?

What is the weather like today and how is it different from yesterday?

Can I predict tomorrow’s weather?

VIC words:

forecast, meteorologist, 

effectseveretools

evaporationcondensation,

precipitation

scientist, observe

predicttexture

investigateinquire,

measurement, structure

Ask your child what the VIC Word is... 

This is the word that we use to signal movement around the room and outside...

The children will be asked to give their prediction to the word...then they will be asked to find the true meaning of the signal word and report where they found the meaning... (parent's will need to help!)

Read Books About:

Our Math Focus

Math:

Practice modeling correct number formation!

Go outside with a paintbrush and water and teach your child how to make 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 on the sidewalk!

( Parents: Make sure you model the numbers first, you are working on making sure the numbers are facing the correct direction, so modeling is the key)

 



Can you do this?
      Create a number story...

Look at this image, can you create a story problem?

Can you write a number sentence too?

 

Play games with the Ten Frames and the Teen Numbers...1 ten and ? ones...  Show it on the Ten Frames?

Write the number I created for you on the Ten Frames...

Pull out the TEN FRAMES and play games!

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we will be practicing two ways of counting 10's  ( eleven, twelve, thirteen.... and  1- ten  1-one, 1-ten 2- ones, 1-ten 3- ones)

 

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Math Academic Vocabulary: Compose , decompose, estimate, addingplus, take away, subtract,  before,  after,  greater then,  lesser then,  fewer,  the same equal to, between, volume, capacity

Light and Numbers~ "What do you see?"

Parent's Corner

Parent's Corner:

Just a thought :) Asking more directed question, rather then open ended question, will help you learn more about our day. You might ask "Can you teach me a song you sang today?" or "W ...more

Follow our school on Twitter @ColemanTigers

"Check your school, see what we are learning and how!"

Are you about to start kindergarten, here is a site to check out!

http://tinyurl.com/z9nlw5f

Here is what Yosemite Jr.and Yosemite Grizzly did this summer!

Yosemite and Bjorn at the tent Yosemite and Bjorn talking around the camp fire. Day dreaming!!! Driving the tractor on papa and nana's farm. IMG_1757.JPG Look what Yosemite made... Do you know where Yosemite is here? Yes, Golden Gate Park!!! Yosemite in Tent Cabins Where do you think Yosemite is? Yosemite Grizzly relaxing catching up o his summer reading Bjorn and Grizzly EEKKing waking from his summer nap showing safety on the boat getting back from Silver Lake
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MRS. ERVIN'S CLASS

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First Day Of Dance With Mr. Scofield

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Room 2's Block Schedule

Room 2's Block Schedule

Practice Zoo Phonics and Learn !

Fire Department Came to visit!


 

ViP Share

Dave Nettell Visits Our Class

Mr. Dave Nettell's: Creating & Nuturing Community

         

You've probably heard already that we were visited by Mr. Dave Nettell.

We worked on building a "stronger team" in our classroom by doing a number of his challenges.

We, as a school, are working with Dave Nettell to create and nuture classrooms where children and teachers are KIND, SAFE and PRODUCTIVE by building TRUST, HEALTHY RISK-TAKING  and COOPERATION!

FRIENDSHIP / AMISTAD

What is "FRIENDSHIP"?

Where can we find the true meaning of it?

How does friendship FEEL?

What does it LOOK like?

What does it SOUND like?


What is your own definition of "Friendship"?

(Talk about this as family)




¿Qué es la "Amistad"?
¿Dónde podemos encontrar el verdadero significado?
¿Cómo se siente amistad
?

¿Qué te parece?
¿Suena como?


¿Cuál es tu propia definición de "Amistad"?
(Hablo de esto como familia)

Come make a splash with me in Kindergarten!

Mrs. Ervin's summer picture

Room 2's Daily Schedule

8:45 - 9:00     Hello/Check-in      

9:00 - 9:30     Enrichment                 

9:30 - 9:40     Morning Message

9:40 - 10:00   Circle                      

10:00 - 10:40 Focus Groups/ 

Readers Workshop       

10:45 - 11:05 Recess                         

11:10 - 11:50 Focused

Math Instruction              

Inquiry Investigation 

11:55 - 12:45 Lunch                            

 12:45 - 1:45 Focused Writing

 Instruction and Independent Writing     

1:45 - 2:05    Recess                           

2:05 - 2:55   Thinking, Learning and

    Discovering thru Exploration        

3:00 - 3:15  Clean-Up /Reflections          

3:20            Home                        

Celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day!

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Coleman "PAWSatives"

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Something to Think About

 

Links to Learning

Rain Walk!

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Our Language Art Focus

Phonics:

1) Work on naming  all capitol and lower case letters out of order

2) Work on saying the sound of upper and lower case letters out of order

3) Match or say as many words that start with the letter you see or are shown

4) Create rhyming words 

5) Work on identifying beginning  and ending sound of a word

Reading:

guide  your child to ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

guide  your child to identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

guide your child to describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Writing Skill:

* Work on the formation of upper and lower case letters

*Work on sounding out and writing the letter that matches the sound to make words

* Work on leaving finger space between to words

A good way to start these is to work on your child's first and last name: teach each letter name , sound, correct way to make the letter and start using lower case. Make this fun, use play dough, shaving cream, a paintbrush and water, but model first!

Start small and add on!

Rainbow Letters to work on:

 a, s, m, t, c, p 

 n, f, b, a_e, 

 i, g, r, d, g, s endings 

 o, k, l, q, z, v, y

Rainbow Words to work on:

Red Words

a, am, and, the, can, go, I, like, 

my, see, to, me, by,

Orange Words

an, had, said, at was, will, in, it, all,

he, she, are, with

 

we, you, is, went, play, for, no, do, have,

on, up, so, think, because

Green Words

what, that, not, at, or

Mrs. King Paddle boarding in Alaska

Mrs. King's Paddle boarding in Alaska