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Learning in K-106 Specialist Period Schedule MondayTuesday Wednesday ThursdayFriday Art with Michelle Liss Spanish with Mr. Martin (begins 10/7) Art with Michelle Music with Ms. Sarah (and K101) Starts at 8:15am Chess with Chess NYC (begins 10/3) Starts at 8:15 Art with Michelle Physical Education with Mr. Goodman Please wear sneakers!
Daily Morning Schedule 8:15-8:45 Library Time and Independent Reading 8:45-9:00 Morning Meeting 9:00-9:20 Handwriting, Word Study (Spelling & Letter/Sound Work) 9:20-10:00 Writing Workshop 10:00-10:15 Bathroom
Morning Meeting Developing Routines and Building a Sense of Community Special Good Morning Who’s Here? Morning News Calendar Activities Review Daily Schedule
Word Study & handwriting Word Study-developing phonological awareness Word Wall-reference for frequently used words Interactive Smart Board Program Practice
Reading Logs Can be filled out at home on a daily basis. Send in monthly inside the red folder. Students are welcome to fill the logs out at home on their own or with the assistance of parents. When the log is complete we will replace and send the old one home with a sticker.
Writing Workshop Modeled Writing Shared Writing Guided Writing Independent Writing Interactive Writing Folders Individual and Group Conferences
Writing Units of Study Launching the Workshop Looking Closely: Looking Like Scientists Writing for Readers Procedural: How To/Writing to Teach Others Informational Books/All About Books Persuasive Writing/Using Words to Make a Change Informational Books in Science Narrative Stories
Publishing Parties Students will share published work Publishing Celebrations will be held at the end of some writing units.
Afternoon (Approximate Schedule) 11:20-11:35 Rest, Water 11:45-12:00 Shared Reading 12:00-12:45 Math Workshop 12:45-1:00 Snack 1:00-1:20 Read Aloud 1:20-1:50 Social Studies or Science 1:50-2:15 Activity Time 2:15-2:25 Pack Up
Math Workshop K and 1 st Grade Curriculum Common Core Standards Investigations & Math in the City 1. Learning Rooted in Explorations 2. Focus on Process, not just answers 3. Games and Small Group Work
Units of Study How Many of Each? Making Shapes & Designing Quilts Solving Story Problems What Would You Rather Be? Fish Lengths & Animals Jumps Number Games and Crayon Puzzles Color, Shape and Number Patterns Two’s, Fives, and Tens Blocks and Boxes
Important Number Strategies One to one correspondence Counting Up Conservation Organizing and Keeping Track Sequencing Numbers (forward and backward)
Social Studies MonthFocus SeptemberSchool and Community October NovemberSelf and Others December JanuaryFamilies February March AprilThe Neighborhood May June
Science Unit 1Unit 2Unit 3 Tree’s Through the Seasons: What are some changes we see in trees during the year? Exploring Properties: How do we observe and describe objects? Animals: What are animals? Human Body Study
Activity Time Approximately 30 minutes where students have the opportunity to play in various centers & work on problem solving & interpersonal skills including: Puzzles Games Wooden Blocks Dramatic Play Drawing and Painting Magna Tiles & Lego
Trips & Additional Specials Spanish will be on Monday afternoons. Chess will be on Thursday mornings. We will be making several trips. We will inform of the places and dates. (Central Park Zoo, Theatre Productions, Art Museums)
The city is our classroom…. Trips for 2013-2014 Parent Volunteers Parent will be assigned from 1-4 children. All trips will either be walking or yellow school bus. We will always return before 1:45pm. Brown bagged lunches are easiest!
Chess Chess in the classroom is a great opportunity for kids to get exposure to the game. If they enjoy it they may enroll in afterschool opportunities to play. Provides kids a chance to develop critical thinking skills.
Homework Official homework packets will be distributed in January. (Optional packets are available Oct.-Dec.) Students should be reading or be read to daily. They should be bringing home correct level dots. PLEASE LABEL all correspondence with place, name, class
Lunchroom-Every Moment Is a Teachable Moment! Teaching our Kids Responsibility. *For their belongings (labels) and for their food while sitting in the lunchroom. *Setting and reaching goals for keeping cafeteria clean. *Parent Volunteers are most helpful when they are guiding the kids. For example: “I noticed that there are some wrappers under your table. Can we work together as a team to clean under the table?”
Social and Emotional Learning Through literature and class discussions we are learning to resolve conflicts peacefully Discussions about our feelings and the feelings of others Respecting differences Learn to cooperate and problem solve through play