Monday, February 15th, 2010


1st hr. 4th Handwriting/Spelling- Standard 3.5 A-D, 3.6. Practiced writing the letters B, b. Pretest over words with the el sound. Students wrote words 3 times each & in their agenda.

2nd hr. 1st P.E.- Dodgeball.

3rd hr. 3rd P.E.- Basketball.

4th hr. 2nd P.E.- Basketball shooting contest between Ms. Wise’s class & Mrs. Hall’s class.

5th hr. Kdg. P.E.- Dead Ants.

6th hr. 4th P.E.- Basketball.

7th hr. 4th S.S.- Standard 4: 1-2. Standard 5: 1-3. Reviewed & took Chapter 8 test. Showed United Streaming video titled President’s Day: Washington & Lincoln.

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Theme – Presidents

Since today was presidents day we talked about past and present presidents.  We talked about Barack Obama, George Washington, and Abe Lincoln.  We looked at pictures of them on the big screen, talked about what a president does and where he lives.  We looked at some of the presidents pictures on some money.  We talked about voting.  We did a dessert ballot and everyone voted for their favorite dessert.  We then tallied the votes to see which one won.  Ice cream won!  Letter Gg and number four were also introduced.  After lunch we read a book about George Washington.  After rest time we colored a picture of Barack Obama.

Reading:

Picture Book: Swing High Swing Low

Poem: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush

Skill: Phoneme Blending

New High Frequency Word: out

Review letter: “Ee”

Robust Vocabulary Word: treasure, worth, unfortunate

Math: Estimating and measuring

Tech – Recorded for Mrs. Hall and tried editing a portion of the video that she was having difficulty with…. Cloned fourth grade computer for new student…. Looked at projector lamp for Ms. Wise…

4th Hour – Presented imovie short stories.

5th Hour – Presented imovie short stories.

6th Hour – Only one group still needed to present…. Listened to chapter 12 of Red Badge of Courage.

7th Hour – Presented imovie short stories… Listened to chapter 12 of Red Badge of Courage.

Reading: Teacher Table: pgs. 15 & 16, review of fantasy & reality, and HF words, we & want
Seat Work: Children made a Bed “pull-through” making words that end with “ed”.
Computers: Children worked on starfall.com
New High Frequency Word: out
Skills reviewed: Practiced blending sounds together to make words, segmenting,  & reviewed fantasy & reality
Poem/Song: Here We Go Round the Mulberry Bush
Picture Book: Swing High, Swing Low
Robust Vocabulary Words: treasure, worth, & unfortunate
Math: pgs. 97 & 98 We continued to work on estimating and measuring using linking cubes.
Pass Objectives: Reading/Literature: Oral Language: 1, 2, 2.2, 3 Reading/Listening: 1.4, 1.7, 2, 3.1, 4, 4.1, 6, 6.1, 6.3 Writing/Grammar: 2.2, 2.2a.  Math: Measurement 1 & 4.

Math:  Circles- finding cords, diameters, radius, and center  Congruence and similiarity St 4:1  IXL  B13,B28. B9, B29

Spelling:  Words from Social Studies wkbook

Reading:  Read story Satchmo’s Blues St 2:1,4

English: Contractions with pronouns

Science:  Ch 10 Test and finish D50

Social Studies: Read The War of 1812 St 6:3

Reading we started with the question of the day.  We reviewed high-frequency words.  We recognized and blended the vowel diphthong sound /ou/of ou and ow.  We read words with /ou/, ow, and other known letter sounds.  (2.1c,use blends/digraphs/diphthongs) We introduced spelling words with ou and ow.  We identified the plot of a story.  We identified the problem and solution in a story.  (5.3a,retell narratives) We set a purpose for listening and identified the plot of a story.  We developed robust vocabulary through discussing a literature selection.  In grammar we identified and read present-tense action verbs.  We used present-tense action verbs correctly.  (3.1e,use present tense verbs)

Math we practiced subtracting 2-digit numbers with and without regrouping.  We did practice pages 283-284.  We watched an united streaming video over presidents.

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