Happy Saturday Morning!
I hope you all had a great week. We have been reading our classroom books and taking A.R. quizzes to check understanding. Prize Patrol will be October 3rd. The children practiced segmenting and blending words in Heggerty. We continued to write CVC words and sentence writing in Fundations. We took our Unit 2 test in Fundations. The children have been saying and reading Dolch Words and Speed Reading words using the promethium board. We progress monitored in STAR Reading and STAR Math.
In Guided Reading Centers, the children read leveled books with me, worked on forming sentences and picture puzzles, created CVC words and picture puzzles, worked on writing alphabet letters correctly, RAZ Kids, ABC Mouse, ABC Ya, and Brainpop Jr. - Reading and Writing. We completed Calendar and Weather time each day. In Math Centers we worked on workbook pages that are reviewing the skills we've been working on in Unit 2, tally marks representing numbers, practicing addition and subtraction, utilizing number and counting manipulatives, Everyday Math, IXL lessons, Prodigy, and Brainpop Jr. - Math.
In Lucy Calkins' Writing, the children have been writing about one - two parts of their school day, writing about the little seeds and not the whole watermelon. Social Studies the children learned about respect and responsibility, friendship, honesty, working together, and perseverance. In Science, we learned more about how shadows are made. We watched two Mystery Doug Science videos about planets and northern lights.