Team Austin 1A

October 13, 2015

Janell Thach

Language Arts

Interactive read alouds:

The Pumpkin Blanket

Thundercake



Shared reading:

Christopher Columbus poem


Reader's Workshop

*procedures review: Where to read during Reader's Workshop

*solving difficult words you come to as you read

*making text to self connections and recording them


Writer's Workshop:

*what to do when you think you've finished a piece of writing

*stretching out a tricky word

*parts of a complete sentence

*putting punctuation in the correct place


Shared writing: Christopher Columbus

We will be using a circle map to model writing about Columbus with an opening sentence and closing sentence.


Word Work: short vowel words with the inflectional ending -s

high frequency words: your, when


TEST ON FRIDAY


Handwriting: lower case letters l, k, y, j

Math

*skip counting by 10's from any given number to 120

*counting forward and backward from 1 to 120

*using relationships to determine the number that is 10 more or 10 less than a given number

Social Studies / Science

Christopher Columbus / Introduction to animals

*understanding how historical figures helped shape communities

*describing the origin of holidays in our nation

*using classroom investigations to ask questions and seek answers

*using critical thinking in scientific problem solving (boat making experiment)

*observing current plant experiments and recording data

*identifying different animal habits and how external characteristics on an animal are related to where it lives, how it moves and what it eats

Other

Look for paper notes this week on ...


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Thank you to everyone who was able to attend their parent conference last week. It was insightful to hear from you and I appreciate the opportunity to give you an update on your child's academic progress.

E time review

Take a listen to what we did during E time this week!
E time review