Monday, March 25, 2019

March 25

Good Morning and welcome back!
I hope everyone had a great and safe March Break.

I am excited to see all of the kids again.
We start off our morning with circle time, during circle time the students will learn about the months of the year, days of the week, seasons, weather and listen to a  story. Today the students will be introduced to the blend "air". They will brainstorm words that have the same "air" sound using a mind map on the white board. Students also will watch a video on more words with the sound "air."

Today, we did not break into centres, we did a "whole group  learning". During whole group the students and I will complete a  phonics worksheet together as a class. Today, we worked on a worksheet called "Words with "ub." after the students completed this, they were asked to work in there phonics notebooks and write the sound "air."

Before I move onto our math time, I read a story called "The Dentist" by Mike Thaler 

Moving onto math: students will continue reviewing the worth of money. Students will be reviewing pennies and nickles. After our review the students will work on a worksheet called "counting pennies" and "nickles."

Moving onto our UOI time, students will be learning about a new Community Helper. Today's community helper is a sanitation worker. Students will watch a video called "Let's Go to Work Garbageman" Students will complete a sanitation worker work sheet. Students will also learn about the importance of recycling by completing a work sheet. 
The students end off there day by having French class and music class. 
Important Reminders: 
Words of the week are due Friday. 
1. Hair
2. Chair 
3. Airplane 
4. Pure 
5. Sure 
6. Cure 
The Summative Project for our UOI are due Thursday April 11th and April 12th. We will be starting this project as a class on April 4th and 5th. 

 Also, please have your child listen to the song called "Consider yourself" This song is found on YouTube. You can locate in on YouTube by typing in "Oliver! 1968 Movie Clip Consider Yourself."  This song will be used in our Spring Play. Please have your child go over the lyrics. 


Friday, March 8, 2019

March 8

Good Morning!  We finally made it to Friday!

Happy St Patrick Day! The students were allowed to wear Green to celebrate  this holiday.

We started off our day with having circle time. Circle time is when the students and I go over our sight words, new sounds for the week, calendar and many more.
Next we move on to our centers, our first center is the reading center. 
The next center, the students are working on a  puzzle game where they need to find the missing piece to try and make the word. 
The last center is Lego and blocks center. 
Moving onto math time, we are reviewing our pennies and nickels  this afternoon. The students seem to understand the  value of these two coins so we did a short review and next we worked on our journals for the spear time. 
Moving onto our UOI, we are still reviewing  our community  helper. We have learned a total of 10 community helpers so far. Today, we worked on a worksheet focusing  on  "what your dream job will be." The students took there time on this art work sheet. 

The students end off their day by having their french class. Towards the last hour of the day, we had a short activity with the school in the gym. 

I hope everyone has a great and safe March break. In everyone homework bag is the kids spelling list and also a letter about the Spelling Bee that is coming up soon.  I hope to see all of you back on Monday March 25th. Thank you once again for all of the positive love and feedback! 

Thursday, March 7, 2019

March 7

Good Morning.

The theme for today is "Sports Wear." The students were allowed to wear there favorite sports outfit for school. I think they look super sporty!


Starting off our mornings with circle time, we review our sight words, calendars, weather and new sounds. We are still reviewing words that have the same sound as 'ear.'


Moving onto our centres, the first centre is the reading group. We went over the pages that were sign for homework and after that we  started reading new pages from our booklet. Please again make sure you are reading with your child for at least 10 minutes a day. It definitely makes a huge difference when they come prepare to read with me in this group. So far everyone is doing Amazing!

Our next centre includes the students starting on there new journal entry, today's entry was to "tell me what they want to do today during school."

Our last centre includes working with blocks. The students had free time in this centre they were able to build anything they like.

Moving onto our math time, we are now learning about nickles. The students and I discussed its worth and what a nickel looks like. I introduced a new money song to the kids. They seemed to really like it. Take a minute and ask them to sing the money song. I'm sure you will find it funny. Also we worked on three different worksheet that forced on counting b y 5s and counting the nickles.

Moving onto our UOI times: Our new community helper that we learned about was the dentist. Students listened to a video to find out  more about what a dentist does on the job. At the end the students finished a quick art worksheet by shorting out what is "good" and what is "bad"for your teeth.

At the end of the day the students enjoyed there french class and their music lesson. The students are doing amazing in my class. Thank you all for your love and support that you have shown me. We will finish off the year strong!

REMINDERS: 
WORDS OF THE WEEK ARE DUE TOMORROW
Tomorrow is St. Patrick's Day (Students can wear Green) 

Spirit Week House Game starts from 2:45-3:15 
March Break 111th-22nd 

Wednesday, March 6, 2019

March 6

Good Morning,

Today's theme is wacky Wednesday, the kids are able to dress up in wacky clothing if they choose to.



This morning we started off our day with having our circle time, we go over our sight words, colors, new sounds and the calendar. Today the students will learn a new sound of "ear". They were able to brain storm words that make the same sound as "ear." Next, we watched a short video on other words that have the same sound "ear."

Moving onto our Phonic time, we continue working in our centres. The first centre includes a  reading group with me. Every morning we go over a new page in our "Learn to Read" book. Please make sure you are reading with your child for at least 10 minutes of the day. They are learning how to mark there "short" and "long" vowel sounds over the words.

 Next centre is working in there phonic notebooks. The students are practising their penmanship by writing there new sound "ear." After they finish they can move on to  finish there vowel worksheet from yesterday.

 The last centre includes working on a puzzle as a team. The students where asked to work together to complete the puzzle. I think they did a great job working together.
Moving onto our math lesson, the students are still reviewing the worth and characteristics of a penny. We worked on one worksheet about pennies. 

Moving onto our UOI. The new community helper that we have learned today is a veterinarian. First the students brain storm ideas of what they thought a veterinarian's job is. Next, we watched a short video that explained facts about this job. Lastly, the students and I came up with writing three sentences about a veterinarian. 
Towards the end of the day the students had there french lesson and lastly we end off the day by having reading buddies until home time. 
REMINDERS: 
WORDS OF THE WEEK ARE DUE FRIDAY
Thursday March 7th Sports Day 
Friday March 8th St. Patrick Day 

Tuesday, March 5, 2019

March 5

Good Morning.

Today's theme was to dress like a super hero or a princess. It was great to see everyone dressed up.

Everyday the students get ready for our circle time, where we go over our sight words, colors, sounds and words of the week.  Instead of doing centre this morning, I decided to have a quick whole group learning. Today the students reviewed long and short vowels. I have notice that most of the students know there vowel sounds but I've also notice that some students need a quick review. So as a class we worked on a Vowel Work Sheet.

 For the students who needed extra help, they were able to work with me separately at my desk.
Moving onto our math time: we were surprised by Mrs. Gray who came to visit the students!!!! It was so good seeing her. She is doing well, and we are all hoping she will return very soon. 
During our math time we are still working on how to count pennies. The students worked on a worksheet as a whole group. Everyone seems to  be understanding the worth of pennies.

Moving onto our UOI, we are still reviewing our community helper the fire fighters. First we wrote down sentences explaining what a fire fighter might do for there job. Next, the students worked on a worksheet that reviewed all of the helpers that we have learned so far.  

The students end off the day by having there French lesson and Music lesson. Since every one's behaviour was pretty good, I let the kids have play time at the end of the day. 


REMINDERS: WORDS OF THE WEEK ARE DUE FRIDAY. 
1. Coin
2.Oink 
3. Soil 
4. Beard 
5. Year 
6. Hear 

Tomorrow is Wacky Wednesday 
Thursday is Sports day 
Friday is St. Patrick Day (Students wear Green) 

Monday, March 4, 2019

March 4

GOOD MORNING!

I hope everyone had a great weekend. This is the last week together until Spring Break so we are doing our Spirit Week. Today was pyjamas day. The students were asked to come to school in there pjs.

During the morning time we met at the gym for a quick activities to do in our pjs. We had a relay races between classes.
After our morning meeting with the school, the students and I start our day with having our circle time. This is when we go over the days of the week, sight words for the week, weather and also we make sure we change classroom jobs. 
Today we learned about a new sound. The new sound for today was the blend "oi." The students first brain storm words that have the same sound as "oi." Next, we watched a short video of other words that also have the same sound. 
Next we move on to our centers: The first center includes building with blocks. The students were asked to build two towers that have equal sides.
The next center includes reading with me. The students have moved on to a new book. This book is called "I Learn to Read." The students will meet with me every morning and we will go over the words as a small group. This book will be sent home almost everyday, (unless different) please make sure you are reading with your kid. I will highlight any words that I think they need to review. 
The last center is writing there words of the week 4 times. 
Moving onto our math time: Everyone did great on there Telling Time Test so we are moving on to Counting Money.To start off our unit a Pre Test was given to the students. This test will help me to see who knows what and what I should be forcing on.  We learned about the value of a penny. 




Moving onto our UOI, our new community helper that the students learned about is a fire fighter. The student were first asked to brain storm on what they think a fire fighter does. Next, we watched a quick video on what a fire fighter does. Lastly, we ened the lesson with making a coloring book about all of the important things we should know about fire safely. 
The students end the day off by having there French lesson and finishing there journal entry. Today's entry was to write two sentences using the words "soil" and "coin"

March 25

Good Morning and welcome back! I hope everyone had a great and safe March Break. I am excited to see all of the kids again. We start off...