May 11, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and share highs and lows from this past weekend.
ELA: Students did a directed drawing as a [belated] Mother’s Day gift, using their coloring supplies and a blank piece of paper! Students who missed today’s lesson should watch the video as they do the drawing. https://drive.google.com/file/d/1_teBznHkP6xkHpA-XusXyu0lNrLlXNsP/view?usp=sharing
Students also will watch this read aloud video of our story of the week, Old MacDonald Had a Woodshop. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pg9AYvL5AGg
Math: Students will be doing the problem solving on workbook pages 501-506 on their own, please send photos of the pages to me when completed!
Science: Students will be doing the Change in Movement section on Pearson Realize, but only the first few sections of it! They will be learning about the different kinds of movement and how movement can change in speed and direction. Have them describe to you how different objects move in your home. For example, a chair might move slower when you push it than a toy does. Why does this happen?
May 12, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and some yoga. Then they’ll do pages 413, 414, and 417 in their packet. (Page 417 is after the decomposing numbers page in their packet!) Here is the storytime yoga video they watched: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7NWzS2xziI4
ELA: Students will be doing the reading comprehension page in their packet. Please watch this video as I walk them through this assignment: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1cfnFLR2e5Y-ihKDDaum-bg3GWAd-FYMm/view?usp=sharing
Then they will be completing the Mother’s Day worksheet, answering questions about our wonderful Moms and all they do for us! Please have them watch this video of me walking them through this assignment: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1EN72EHLYoFMXaEB_Nw2AHlTw_e_hptAB/view?usp=sharing
Send photos of both pages when completed!
Math: Students will be doing two packet pages for Math today: the decomposing numbers 16-20 page and the counting dimes page! Please send photos of both when done!
Social Studies: Students will be doing Lesson 1 Life Long Ago on Pearson Realize, part 1! After going through today’s sections, please have your students find a toy in their house that would not have been around in the past! Talk about why that is the case!
May 13, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and a game of two truths and a lie! They’ll do page 418 in their packet and color their decodable book on the last page of their packet.
ELA: Students will be live to read their decodable book together. Then I will introduce two new consonant digraphs, wh- and ph-! Students will help me come up with a list of words that start with that sound and write one sentence for each sound on page 17 of their Handwriting notebook. Here are the videos we watched to help with each digraph and the lists we came up with:
Math: Students will be doing the Chapter 13 Review on pages 507-510 in their workbook. Please send photos when done!
Religion: Students will not be live for Religion! I would like students to watch this Veggie Tales episode about forgiveness: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rtBjdIO4AnI
Then, on page 18 of their Handwriting notebook, have them write a short letter to someone they have had to forgive before. For example….
I forgive you for hurting my feelings the other day. I love you, little brother!
If they can’t think of anyone, they also could write a letter thanking someone for forgiving them! For example:
Thank you for forgiving me when I was not listening. I won’t do it again.
Make sure they are doing the proper spacing, capitalization, and punctuation in their letter. Send photos to me when complete!
May 14, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and do some animal yoga to go along with the song, Old MacDonald Had a Farm! They’ll also do pages 419 + 424 in their packet.
ELA: Students will be doing two activities in their packet: the short u vowel sound word search and the sentence building page! We will not be live for this, so please send photos of their work to me when completed.
Math: Students will be live to do pages 555-558 in their workbook together as a class. Then we will be introducing a new concept…time! Students will be talking about more or less time and the difference between AM and PM.
Science: Students will be doing sections on Pearson Realize from the Change in Movement chapter, the ones focused on mazes! Students will be reading about mazes and how they work, and then they will be making one themselves! Watch this video to see an example of one and ideas for making your own!
May 15, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and They’ll do pages 420 + 422 in their packet. These are both reviews of the story Old MacDonald!
ELA: Students will be live doing the cut and paste digraph page in their packet together as a class. Please be sure to have scissors and glue handy! This will be a review of the digraph sh-, and a way of us practicing the digraphs wh- and ph-. Afterwards, leveled read alouds will be posted out for all students to follow along with on ClassDojo!
Math: Students will be doing pages 559-562 in their workbook, which is reviewing numbers 25-28! Then, please have your student watch the video linked below. I go over the terms AM and PM and introduce what the big hand and the little hand on the clock do. This is important because students will start doing assignments with time next week, so we want them to be prepared. For extra enrichment, have them go around your home and make some observations about the clocks there. Are the hands moving fast or slow? Can you tell what time it is? Are the hands pointing directly to the numbers or are they a little bit off to the side? Do all of your clocks look the same?
Social Studies: Students will be doing the send half of assignments on Pearson Realize for Learning About the Past Lesson 1: Life Long Ago. There is nothing to turn in to me, just have them complete the tasks online!
May 18, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and highs and lows. They’ll do pages 425 + 426 in their packet.
ELA: Students will be live and we will be introducing words that have the long e vowel sound in the beginning of the word. We will be making a list of the words that have this sound, and then using one in a sentence on page 19 in their Handwriting workbook and drawing a picture to go along with it. We also watched this video to help introduce long e vowel sounds in the middle of the word using the ‘ee’ spelling, which is what they will be working on tomorrow! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D9Z1YyYBcig
Math: Students will be doing the Check Your Progress pages 563-564 in their workbook page, and then they will be doing their coin page in their packet.
Science: Students will be doing some assignments on Pearson Realize talking about how pushes and pulls change directions. This will be a little bit of a review, and there are no assignments to send photos of to me.
May 19, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and do some yoga! They’ll do pages 429 + 431 in their packet.
ELA: Students will not be live on Zoom, but they will be doing the long e vowel sound puzzle in their package. Here is a video going over the long e sound and explaining the page they are doing: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1fh1eAN1zwD6wuuaIpYo-QRCh_zWc-izQ/view?usp=sharing
Then, have them watch this read aloud of the story Ada Twist, Scientist by Andrea Beaty! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tQcSKH37AY
Math: Students should be doing pages 565-568 in their workbook. They also will be doing the time worksheet in their packet (at the end of the packet), in which they will be cutting out the pictures and putting them in the right part of the chart — AM, PM, or both. Please watch the video below if you need more clarification.
Social Studies: Students will be doing some more comparing and contrasting on Pearson Realize! Students will be comparing and contrasting what life was like long ago versus how it is now.
May 20, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and do the Macarena. They’ll color the pictures in their decodable, which is the last page of their packet.
ELA: Students will read their decodable together as a class and identifying nouns, verbs, and adjectives. Adjectives are new for Kindergarten and we define adjectives as words that describe nouns, that tell us what that person/place/thing is like. We will use the characters in their decodable story as the nouns we will be describing! Then we will be doing the page in their packet titled Which Digraph? together!
Math: Students will be doing pages 569-572 in their workbook on their own. Then they will do this review of tally marks…please watch the video to below to see what the assignment for today is! (They need to count up all of the socks they have!)
STEM: Students will be live on Zoom to do a STEM lesson on SOUND! We will listen to one of our favorite songs to review what the 5 senses are: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iA1uLc1uEbI
Then, we will read this story called Little Blue Truck. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QQZ3bK5v0gc After reading it we will talk about the animals’ noises and the trucks’ noises and how they are different. We will have a discussion about natural sounds and man-made sounds. Natural sounds can be found in nature and from animals and man-made sounds are from things that people have made like airplanes, cars, toys, and more!
Next students will do 2 experiments…one of them will be that they will have to guess what object is in one of the 4 eggs that I will have based on the sound it makes. The objects they will have to choose from are rice, beans, rocks, and paperclips. Then, students will get their own mystery object and will make it make noise while their camera is turned off. The rest of the class will have to guess what it is, based on the sound it makes!
May 21, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and play Freeze Dance. They’ll do pages 430 + 436 in their packet.
ELA: Students will be live playing a game of Guess Who?, letter edition! Students will be given clues about the letter they are trying to guess, and try to make their way through the whole alphabet! They also will be do the sight word page in their packet for the word ‘where’.
Math: Students will be live on Zoom to do workbook pages 573-575 which focuses on problem solving. Then we will be completing the mental math problems on Sadlier’s website together as a class.
Social Studies: Students will be doing an assignment on Pearson Realize that focuses on people in History like Booker T. Washington, Clara Barton, and Daniel Boone. Please have students do all of the activities!
May 22, 2020
Morning Meeting: Students will do their calendar, track the weather, and playing a rhyming game! They’ll also do pages 434 + 435 in their packet.
ELA: Students will be listening to the read aloud for the story of the week titled, Building Beavers. Then leveled readers will be sent out on Class Dojo for students to watch and read along with!
Math: Students will be doing pages 576-578 in their workbook, which is all about Problem Solving. Students will then be doing a building challenge…with food! Have your students try and stack up a food they like. Try pretzel sticks, or marshmallows, or crackers, cereal (like Cheerios), or even slices of veggies! Here are some different examples of how it can be done. How tall can you make your tower? What is easiest to build with? Send pictures and then let your student enjoy their yummy snack!
Social Studies: Students will be continuing the Social Studies section on People from the Past on Pearson Realize, today they have a quiz on the people they learned about!