Mrs. Crabb

Kindergarten 2014-2015

May 4-8

Author: ecrabb
05 3rd, 2015

Reading

Photo essays, Review sequence and self-monitoring, Identify main idea and key details

Letter: Ee

Vocabulary: group, start, age

Writing

Opinion Starters

Sharing our Opinions

When I grow up…

Math

Function Machines

Time Match Game

Missing Addend Problems

Review Number Formation

Addition

Science

Farm Animals

Butterfly Observation Journals

Library: Wednesday

Art: Friday

FFA Barnyard: Wednesday



April 27-May 1

Author: ecrabb
04 27th, 2015

Elementary Program: Friday 1:30 pm

Reading:

Self-monitoring, How to read non-fiction text, Using the title to read tricky words

Phonics: Letter Ee

Sight words: ball, all

Vocabulary words: high, height, change

Writing:

Intro to opinion writing – What is an opinion?

Using reasons to support our opinions

Opinion graphic organizer

Math:

Intro to time – How long is an hour?

Making a clock

High roller game (addition)

Intro to “function machine”

Money review

Science:

Butterfly observation journals

Computer: Tuesday

Library: Wednesday

Music: Monday-Friday



April 7-9

Author: ecrabb
04 6th, 2015

Reading

Using punctuation

Phonics: Letter Yy, Phoneme substitution

Sight words: your, where

Vocabulary: understand, place, history

Writing

Check ending punctuation

Telling stories across your fingers

Identify beginning, middle, end

Math

10’s and 1’s with craft sticks

+1 and +0 facts

Plus or minus game

Health

Mindsets – What does a “super brain” look like?  What does it sound like?

Mindsets – Trying new things and making mistakes

Library – Wednesday

Art – Thursday



March 30-April 2

Author: ecrabb
03 30th, 2015

Reading

Comprehension: Creating images – using visuals, Helping partners

Phonics: Letter Zz, phoneme addition

Sight words: walk, too

Vocabulary Words: march, country, past

Writing

Sharing frog research with preschool

Writing predictions

Uppercase letters and punctuation

Math

Money exchange game

3D shapes

Addition crossout

Number sentences with dice addition

Health

Resolving conflict

Science

Animals that lay eggs

Dying eggs

Art – Tuesday

Library – Wednesday



March 24-27

Author: ecrabb
03 22nd, 2015

Reading

Comprehension: Making predictions, conversations after reading

Phonics: Letter Uu, short u sound

Sight words: she, they

Vocabulary words: kind, meal, custom

Writing

Research Writing: Where a frog lives, what a frog eats, frog facts

Math

Addition number stories

3D shapes

Money exchange game

Health

Getting a good night’s sleep

Preventing colds and the flu

Science

Animals that lay eggs

Art: Tuesday

Library: Wednesday

 



March 16-20

Author: ecrabb
03 17th, 2015

Reading

Phonics: Letter Ww, and Uu

Sight Words: play, not

Vocabulary Words: proud, culture, treat

Reading Workshop:

Choices after Reading – Asking questions, making connections, feelings about the book

Writing/Science

Introduction to Research Writing(frogs)

What does a frog look like?

Parts of a frog (labeling)

Where does a frog live?

Math

Intro to 3D shapes

Comparison number stories

Dividing groups in half

“Cover Half” game

Art: Monday

Library: Wednesday

Computer: Thursday



March 8-12

Author: ecrabb
03 9th, 2015

Reading

Noticing punctuation

Pay close attention to the words and pictures

Phonics: Letter Bb, Review rhyming

Sight Words: like, help

Vocabulary Words: light, center, shade

Writing Workshop

Finish and Share “All About Me” books

Review Spaces

Review Stretching out words (vowel sounds)

Writing about the seasons/weather

Math

Measuring with objects

How big is a foot?

Raft Game

Penny Nickel Exchange

Health

Riding in the back seat

Wear your seatbelt

Art – Monday

Library – Wednesday

Computer – Thursday

 

 



March 2-6

Author: ecrabb
03 2nd, 2015

Reading

Comprehension: Asking questions, Using visuals

Phonics:  Letter Jj

Sight Words: with, dog

Vocabulary Words: glowing, heat, source

Reading Workshop: Readers try different strategies, Readers reread

Writing

Non-fiction writing:  “All About Me” books

Math

Dimes

Money Tic-Tac-Toe

Introduce Quarter

Science

Spring-mind map

What is weather?

 

Art-Monday

Library-Wednesday

Computer-Thursday

 



February 23-27

Author: ecrabb
02 23rd, 2015

Reading

Comprehension: Rhythm and Rhyme, Role of Author and Illustrator

Phonics: Letter I, Sound Boxes

Sight Words: up, down

Vocabulary Words: weather, compare, bring

Reading Workshop:

K.M.2 How we sound as we read

K.M.3 Do the words fit with what’s happening in the story?

Writing

Organizing Information: Non-fiction graphic organizers

Begin non-fiction writing- “All About Me”

Math

Introduction to Nickels

Counting by 5’s

Introduction to Dimes

Review Graphs

Science

Seasonal Mind Maps

What makes the seasons? (Sun/globe experiment)

Health

Dental Care

Art: Monday

Library: Wednesday



February 2-6

Author: ecrabb
01 30th, 2015

Reading

Comprehension: Genres, determine importance, purpose for reading

Phonics: Letter Vv, sh, th, ch sounds

Vocabulary: teamwork, myself, partner

Sight Words: he, over

Reading Workshop: Partners are good helpers and thinkers, Readers can share books with friends

Writing

How-to writing, transition words

Math

Finding 2 digit numbers on a 100s chart

Intro place value-1’s and 10’s place

Whole group assessments

Social studies

What are other cultures like?

Life then and now: How does life change throughout history?

Library: Wednesday

Art: Thursday