Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Reading Every Day!

Check out these fun websites!

Reading Bear

Reading Teacher
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Monday, December 24, 2012

Happy Holidays!

What exciting plans do you have over the winter vacation?
Do you think it is going to snow?

What do you hope will happen in the year 2013?
Do you think it will be a great year?

Tuesday, December 18, 2012

Friday, December 14, 2012

Dinosaurs

This upcoming week we will be discussing a lot about prehistoric times, when dinosaurs were around.
What facts did you learn from this song?


What facts did you learn from this documentary?


Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Penguins

This week we have been talking a lot about penguins.

Check out this video on penguins!


What did you learn this week about penguins?

Friday, December 7, 2012

Math Test

We will be having a math test on Friday, December 14th!

What do you need to know for the test?

  • How to add two numbers together to equal 10, in many different ways.
__ + __ = 10

0 + 10 = 10
1 + 9 = 10
2 + 8 = 10
3 + 7 = 10
4 + 6 = 10
5 + 5 = 10
6 + 4 = 10
7 + 3 = 10
8 + 2 = 10
9 + 1 = 10
10 + 0 = 10

  • Frames and Arrows
Subtract by 1
Add by 1
Add by 2
Add by 5

  • Counting coins: Dimes, Nickels, Pennies
  • Following a two-step pattern
  • Telling time to the half hour

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Dimes

We can count by 10's!  We can even exchange smaller coins for larger ones!
Coin Counting Song



Let's review:
Pennies Song
Nickels Song

Monday, December 3, 2012

Non-Fiction Books





Nonfiction books teach us so much!  In class, we collect facts that we later tell our book clubs.  

Check out Scholastic's Listen and Read books.

Saturday, December 1, 2012

Nonfiction

This month we are spending a lot of time learning about our world by reading and writing nonfiction

Check out the sites below to learn cool and interesting facts on:

Animals

Weather

Dinosaurs

Insects

Forests

Plants and Flowers

Oceans

Space

Seasons