Room 001

8th- Cook Out Day
9th- Kindergarten Orientation 
11th- Half-Day for Students
17th- Field Day
25th- NO SCHOOL (Snow Make-Up)
28th- NO SCHOOL Memorial Day
30th- Kindergarten Graduation 2:00 pm

What we are learning in Room 001:

Unit 8: Weather and Seasons 
Letter(s)- Qu/qu, Xx, Zz, long vowels 
HFW- look, me, come, here, my, to, of, what
Skills- Prepositions, Complete Sentences, Short Vowel Word Families

Letters we have learned: Mm, Aa, Ss, Tt, Nn, Ii, Ff, Pp, Oo, Cc, Hh, Uu, Bb, Rr, Ee, Gg, Dd, Ww, Ll, Jj, Kk, Yy, Vv
Words we have learned: I, like, the, we, see, go, she, can, a, is, he, has, little, play, and, you, big, with, for no, jump, one, are, have, said, two
Skills we have learned: nouns, verbs, syllables, rhyming words, plural nouns, question words (?), capitalizing first word in sentences, prepositions, end punctuation
Writing- We are learning some types of writing by using a response journal to: Write a Key Event, Write an Opinion, Write About a Character, Write a Narrative, Write a Comparison, Write a Complete Sentence

Topic 12 Concepts- Understanding Measurement
Vocabulary- length, height, weight,   

Numbers we have learned: 0-100
Words we have learned: zero, one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, same as, more, less, fewer, addend, plus, equals, sum, join, in all, addition sentence, take away, left, minus, equals, difference, subtraction sentence, circle, square, triangle, hexagon, rectangle, sphere, cube, cone, cylinder 


Units we have studied: School Rules, Apples, Fall, Fire Prevention, Halloween, Fall, Christmas, Winter, Polar Animals, Groundhog, Valentine's Day

Our Daily Schedule is as follows:
8:25-8:45- Breakfast
8:45- Announcements
8:50-9:55- Reading/English Language Arts
9:55-10:25- ELA Workstations/Title 1 
10:30-11:10- Specials
11:10-11:40- Lunch
11:40-12:30- ELA Workstations
12:30-1:00- Recess
1:00-1:55- Math
1:55-2:25- Snack/AR
2:25-3:05- Social Sciences
3:05-3:15- Pack Up and Prepare for Dismissal
3:15- Announcements/Dismissal
3:25- Teacher Dismissal

                                    Our School Rules

On the first day of school, the students learned about our School-Wide Positive Behavior Plan. It encompasses all areas of the school. A pamphlet was available at Back-to-School Night and is on the HCES website.  In the classroom, they are expected to R.O.A.R.:

1.  Responsibility-
        *Stay on task
        *Complete assignments
        *4 on the floor
        *Push in chair
        *Keep hands/feet to self
2. Ownership-
        *Name on your work
        *Own your actions, words, and learning 
        *Accept and know consequences
3. Attitude-
        *Use positive words
        *Help encourage others
4. Respect-
        *Be prepared
        *Listen to directions
        *Raise hand to speak
Thank you for your help and cooperation with this at home. 

Our Special Schedule Follows a 4 Day Rotation:
                             Day 1- Art                     
                      Day 2- Library             
                      Day 3- Gym                                          Day 4- Music               

We also go to the computer lab on a rotational schedule. 

Here are some links that I hope will help you and your students as you go through the year! 

Youtube- ANYTHING by Jack Hartmann. He is awesome! We use the Learning Letter Sounds Song and the Vowel Sound Samba every day to practice the sounds each letter makes. The kids love it! 

Reading Readiness Practice Links:


Math Practice Links: