Callie Cain

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Room 10 News

 Areas of focus for the week ahead: 2/19-2/22

*No school on Monday for President's Day.*

 Phonics: long i, i_e pattern

 Literacy skills: concepts about print, a sentence begins with a capital and ends with a period, being able to share something about what we read, text to self connections, and main idea and details, identifying nonfiction and fiction books, we will be beginning a new reading unit this week focusing on how we can learn from mistakes and how characters in stories learn from mistakes

Writing:  we are looping back around to narrative writing, students are focusing on telling a story about themselves with details, emotions, and dialogue

Math: Topic 9: Comparing Numbers to 100

Reading: building stamina during read to self time and building good habits while reading such as: taking a sneak peek and making predictions, checking your predictions, rereading, retelling, finding your favorite part, and rereading to smooth out your voice, we are focusing on nonfiction texts this week, particularly texts on how technology impact our lives

Science: weather and seasons

 Social Emotional Skills: responsible decision making when no one is looking, working together, helping one another, filling each other buckets, solving problems respectfully

Callie Cain



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Important Dates

February 18: President's Day- no school

March 4: Kid Town begins!

March 11: no school- teacher PD

March 22: report cards go home

Home Activities

-math: Topic 7: Counting and Number Patterns to 120

-reading: read to self, read to someone, have someone read to you, read using different character voices, sort your books (fiction and nonfiction)

-outdoor activities: create something with chalk, jump rope, ride a bike, swim, practice tying your shoes, count, sort, and organize things, make an obstacle course or treasure hunt, do yoga, garden, animal watching

-indoor activities: play a board game or card game, cook or bake something, count, sort, and organize things, set the table, practice tying your shoes, write a thank you note, make a comic, write a note to a relative, keep a journal, paint, draw, do origami, make a collage

Word Wall Words

Students should be able to read and spell these words.

the, I, to, a, is, my, go, me, like, on, in, so, we, it, and, up, at, see, he, do, you, an, can, no, am, she, see, little, jump, one, look, are, come, here, what, put, now, went, out, was, went, who, our, these, once, when, because, right, start, how, under, far, try, after, call

Spelling Words

long i, i_e

bike, line, mine, nice, ride. slice, time, white, after, call


Helpful Links

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Geography Games

Math Playground



Scholastic Reading Club-P9BYL

Daily Schedule

8:20-8:40 number of the day /handwriting practice

8:40-8:50 calendar activities

8:50-9:15 phonics

9:10-9:30 literacy activity

9:30-10:25  writing workshop


10:45-11:15 math/PMT rotations

11:15-11:45 math games/science/social studies

11:45-12:10 math/PMT rotations 


1:10-2:30 reading workshop

read to self (guided reading groups)

partner reading (guided reading groups)

center rotations/science/social studies 

2:30-2:40 read aloud

Music-Tuesdays 1:50-2:20

Computer Lab-Thursdays 9:00-10:00

Library-Fridays 9:00-9:25