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Room 10 News

 Areas of focus for the week ahead: 4/22-4/26

 Phonics: or, ore, oar

 Literacy skills: a sentence begins with a capital and ends with a period, when to use an exclamation mark and a question mark, capitalizing proper nouns, identifying dialogue, being able to share something about what we read, text to self connections, text to text connections, main idea and details, identifying nonfiction and fiction books, we are focusing on learning about the past, present, and future through books

Writing:  we are looping back around to nonfiction writing and will be focusing on writing teaching books and all about books

Math: Topic 12: Length

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

Social Studies:

Science: observing the sky with a focus on the sun and moon

 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

April 17: VIP Day (7:45-8:30 in MPR)

April 19: Art in Action

April 24: Talent Show (5:30)

Home Activities

Time Line Project- Please fill out six important events with your child in his/her life. We will be using these to create time lines about students' lives. Please return time line sheet after Spring Break.

math- Topic 11: Subtracting with Tens 

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, off, long, live, year, you, found, where, people, again, country, boy, four, change, move

Spelling Words

or, ore, oar

born, fork, short, thorn, door, store, more, soar


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