Tuesday, November 6, 2012

November 5 - November 7

I have been bad about updating this blog lately and I apologize. Here is a little insight into what we have been doing and what we will be doing!

Last week we ended our Monster unit and the kiddos had so much fun! We learned a song called the "Monster Stomp," described monsters, made Big Green Monsters, and created spooky number 8 spiders. It was a hectic week, but we managed to get through! The Kennedy Fall Festival was amazing and I'm so proud of the Kennedy PTO and my fellow teachers. We've go so much Kennedy PRIDE!

This week in reading we will...
  • Draw a gumball machine
  • Meet Crazy Camel
  • Draw a cat
  • Write about cats, using informational text
This week in math we will...
  • Practice using the equal sign and not-equal sign
  • Learn and practice making the number 9
  • Solve math stories
We also started our "Exploring Friends and Jobs in the Community" unit this week. We first read a book called "Whose Tools Are These?" and we guessed which community member would use those tools. Then we made a web and discussed what we would see in our community. Some examples of what the kiddos said are; Toy Store, animals, shelters, people, grocery stores. We will be using informational text and narrative text to explore this topic. Look for writing, story maps, and art projects coming home!