Callie Cain

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Room 10 News

 Areas of focus for the week ahead: 10/22-10/26

 Phonics: short e

 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, learning about characters through inference and text evidence

Writing:  we will begin our next writing unit on nonfiction informational writing, students will be writing All About Books on topics of their choosing

Math: we will begin with some addition and subtraction review with Counting Collections and then begin Topic 3: Five and Ten Relationships

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, learning about characters through inference and text evidence

Science: we will begin our unit on plants and animals

 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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CALLIE CAIN

(650) 312-7500 ext. 4062

ccain@smfcsd.net


Important Dates

October 8-19: Fall Break

October 26: Art in Action

October 31: Halloween Carnival


Home Activities

All About Me                                                        -please complete and return to Ms. Cain

-math: Topic 2: Understanding subtraction review packet

-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


Spelling Words

short e

beg, fed, jet, ten, let, mess, neck, sell, look, are


Helpful Links

IXL Login

Geography Games

Math Playground

Raz-Kids

Starfall

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

RECESS

10:45-11:15 math/PMT rotations

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

11:45-12:10 math/PMT rotations 

LUNCH

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