Saturday, April 30, 2011

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

School Assembly

Ask your child about the Creative Arts program in the gym today! The singing group was amazing!

Mystery Box!

The Mystery Box was a HUGE hit in KC. The four clues #1 I am orange and yellow

#2 I am squishy #3 I come in a cylinder shape #4 I begin with a P

Kevin Henkes

After reading Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse the reading response question...What do you want to be when you get older and why?

Kevin Henkes

Meet Lilly! We made character maps using words to describe Lilly.

Chart about us!

After reading Chrysanthemum we made a class chart focusing on our names! We recorded how many letters in our first name and last name. How many vowels in our first name. How many syllables in our name. How many letters in our first and last name combined.

Kevin Henkes

All of the mice stories have problem and solutions!

Thursday, April 7, 2011

Kevin Henkes

We started a new authors study...Kevin Henkes!!! The following are some of the books we have read this week.

Mental Images

We are learning that good readers make pictures in their mind when reading. While reading My Fathers Dragon we have been sharing our Mental Images.

Water Station

How many pennies can you get in the cup before breaking the waters Surface Tension?

Welcome Kelsey!

We are lucky to have Kelsey volunteering in KC for the next few weeks. Kelsey is a senior at Wellesley High and a former first grade student of mine! The children love having her help out in class.

Monday, April 4, 2011

Learning About Donald Crews

Working on Transportation Books

Making Freight Trains

P.E. Class

For the last few weeks the children have been working in Stations during P.E.
Station One/Foundational Movements
Belly Crawling on the scooter
Station Two/Integrating the Senses
Pencil/Log Roll

Station Three/Vestibular Development
Helicopter Spins on Scooter
Station Four/Visual Development
Walking/Tracing Shapes
Bouncing Basketball

Station Five/Visual Tracking
Tapping/Volleying Balloon

Station Six/Action Based Learning Ladder