Oct. 30, 2009
Reading/Language Arts Math
Shared Reading: Fluency poems, Problem solving
“Potion”, “Scary Halloween” Patterns: shapes, numbers
Dfferentiated instruction in the Graph with tallies
classroom through leveled books Computation practice
Math games day-thanks mom helpers!
Wrote in journals every day: the
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children are trying to answer the
questions “who,” “what,” “where,”
“when,” “why” in their stories
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Handwriting: Proper form of
give it a try. I have many links to educational
games and activities that support our first
Comprehension: Making meaning
through read alouds: Pumpkin
Circle, How Spider Saved
Halloween, Dogzilla, and more
Remember to return
the Halloween candy
Science/Social Studies math homework on
Virtue-industrious Monday morning!
Pumpkin growth cycle - We learned about
the pumpkin life cycle through stories,
discussion, and a project. We will be keeping
our class Jack-o-lantern for several days to Art/Music/P.E.
watch the process of decomposition. Next Art specialist: Substitute
spring we will plant some of the seeds to Music specialist: Indian
repeat the growth cycle. songs with rhythm
instruments, seasonal songs
P.E: cooperative Halloween
A BIG thank you to my October games and fitness
classroom volunteers and room parents:
Mrs. Cousins, Mrs. Zemenak, Mrs. Hughes, Mrs.
Next week the children attend
Fasules, Mrs. Corona, Mrs. Dougherty, Mrs.
school all day Monday & Tuesday,
Johnson, Mr. & Mrs. Jukic, Mrs. Moorhead, Mrs.
and Wednesday morning ONLY. My
Jones, Mrs. Weber, Mrs. Dugan, You are awesome!
conference schedule is online and a
copy is in the office, too.