Wednesday, March 30, 2011

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We are taking a close look at Donald Crews books. Today in class we made Sound Pictures. We tried to fill up the picture box with important details. We notice that Donald sometimes ZOOMS in on the important part. He also adds sounds to his stories to make them more interesting.

Donald Crews

If you look closely, you may find Donald in some of the pictures.

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Monday, March 28, 2011

Donald Crews

For the last two weeks we have been reading books by Donald Crews. He often writes about transportation. If you look close enough, you can find Donald in some of his illustrations.

We are reading the book My Father's Dragon by Ruth Gannett

How-To Stories

Thursday, March 24, 2011

We wrote about Lois for our hallway bulletin board and a How-To story. This lesson focused on spaces between words, spelling and capital letters.

Math Stations This Week

Copying Cubes constructing 3-D shapes and Counting Jar

Exploring Geoblocks

One of the math stations this week is exploring Geoblocks.

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

We graphed our favorite book.

Monday, March 21, 2011

Music Open House

Just a reminder, Music Open House is this week. You are invited to attend music class on Friday at 8:45-9:15.

Shape Hunt At Home Homework

Your child will be going on a Shape Hunt at home to look for real-world objects that have three-dimensional shapes. You can help by hunting for theses shapes with your child and writing down all the different examples you find. Homework can be sent back to school by Friday. If your child is missing their Shape sheet please send me a note and I will send one home. Thanks!

Making Words

During ABC time we are working on spelling words from the poem Spring Is Here!


We learned a new poem called Spring Is Here!. Each child illustrated their own copy for their song/poem books.

Thursday, March 17, 2011