NO more letter of the week lessons: We go over a new letter and sound each day. Here are the letters we have covered so far...R, E, S, N, T, O, L, K. I, P, D, L, H, M, Z, A We will learn: B, V, G this week.
Sight words: up, down, in
Predictable sentence: The bat is ___ in the _________. Ex) The bat is up in the tree. The bat is down in the cave.
We will create a class book with our sentences and illustrations to keep in our classroom library.
- Here is a look at what the centers will be for this week...
- Independent Reading
- Class Library
- Big Book Center
- Parent Games: ZINGO
- Word Wall
- I Pads
- Art Center
- Teacher time with Ms. Lane: Letter id/sound board game
- Teacher table with Mrs. Burks/GUIDED READING
Parts of a bat
All about bats
Bats can, have, are (tree map)
Stellaluna story map (characters, setting, problem, solution)
Journals: We are focusing on creating a "WOW" picture and adding sounds that we hear to create words for writing. We are also beginning to write sentences using our sight words. We are using sight words in our sentences.
Are you afraid of bats? graphing our results 2 ways
Bigger number ghosts (identifying the larger number)
Bat measuring various ways (using different objects to measure)
ABC jack o'lanterns
Math Centers: mindcraft blocks, spider count and roll, going batty for numbers (adding 2 dice together), IPads, magna tiles and bears
Odds and Ends
PICTURE DAY is on Tuesday
Mrs. Burks and Ms. Lane will not be at Ray on Thursday. The class will have a substitute teacher.
We are in need of snacks. If you can supply our class with some snacks please bring them to school this week.
As a rule, Ray School does not allow dressing up for Halloween. Ray families are invited to trick or treat from 5 - 7 pm on Halloween at the Max P. Residential Commons Central Library on the U of C campus.
Affy Tapple orders will be in on Tuesday the 24th and can be picked up in the Family Engagement Room (basement) from 3:30-4:15 on Tuesday - Friday. Thanks for helping to raise over $8,500!
Wish List: Three boxes Spooky Shape Fruit Snacks (Target Brand Market Pantry). Please email your teacher if you can donate.
Please share our donors choose page with family and friends. We still need to raise $724.00. Thanks a bunch!!
Our field trip is Wednesday, Oct. 18th. Please make sure your child has submitted their permission slip and fee.
Every Wednesday is Ray Warrior Wednesday....WEAR GREEN
Every Friday is "FUN FRIDAY." The kids are allowed to bring in 1 toy/activity to share with friends during free choice. Please do not send toys to school any other day of the week.