The Jungle Beat
December 5, 2015
Our mission is to create a culture of intellectual curiosity where all students have ownership over their learning and are inspired to think, innovate, and create.
News and Notes
An Unexpected Project-NFL Patriots Controversy makes it way to our classroom
Alphabet and Number Crayon Ornaments
Daily Writing: Publishing Party
Book Area-A box becomes a venue for learning
Dramatic Play area-Don't scream-The snake isn't real
Science area-What is that smell?
Ownership of Learning
Blocks-Next Learning Area to Transition
Link to Amazon Classroom Wishlist
What's Coming up?
December 7-11 We will read different versions of the Gingerbread Boy. We will compare and contrast the differences of each story, address standards that apply to retelling of stories, and sequencing of events. In math we will cover the standard of writing numbers to tell how many as we do a gingerbread glyph and a gingerbread cookie graph.
DECEMBER 8th - Basketball Game PATRIOTS VS ELMORE COUNTY (AWAY) - GIRLS AT 5:00 AND BOYS AT 6:15
DECEMBER 12th - Basketball Game PATRIOTS VS ACA (AWAY) - GIRLS AT 9:00AM AND BOYS AT 10:15AM
December 16th (Wednesday)- 1:30 Class Christmas Party - The class party will follow our publishing party. I hope having them on the same day will be helpful with planning time off form work. The room moms will be sending home information about ways to help participate in making our party an enjoyable time for the kids.
High Frequency Words
I hope you enjoyed reading the High Frequency Word Poems with your child. I will continue to look at this standard the first week of December for all children.
Already introduced: a, am, can, go, I, me, my, play, the, to, you, and
Currently Working on: blue, for, went, is, it in, little, red, yellow, look
-big, help, come, make, not, one, two, three, we, see, said
-where, jump, they, what, up, down, here, he, she, have, like
Ideas for High Frequency Word games to play with your learner at home.