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Monica Wetherington's Classroom: January 11th-15th

Weekly Lessons


JANUARY 11th-15th

REMOTE LESSONS


 

This Week

 

MONDAY LESSONS


9:00 TEAM TIME


Enjoy this time to complete a few puzzles on ST math, read a book, play a game or color/draw before you start your day of fun and learning! 


9:15 MORNING MEETING


Greeting: choose any greeting you would like to say "good morning" to someone you live with! 


Message: 

Good morning friends! I hope you all had a nice weekend. Today is Monday, January 11th. I am excited that we will be finishing up with our true stories this week and starting a new type of writing next week. Don't forget to always try your best, take breaks when you need them and do something kind!

Love,

Mrs. Wetherington 


Calendar: Today is Thursday, January 7, 2021. 

Practice writing today's date on a whiteboard or piece of paper! 

Feel free to sing our monthly song! 


Share: Is there anyone at home that you can share with?! Today's share is: What was your favorite thing you do this weekend?


9:30 WORD WORK


Extension: Blending and Segmenting Onset-Rime

Click on the video to start your word work lesson: 

*Please check your inbox for the username and password


9:50 SNACK


Enjoy a healthy snack and feel free to also take a movement break! 


10:00 MATH


Topic F Parent Tip Sheet

Module 3 Lesson 20: Relate more and less to length.

Linking Cubes

(Dot Path Template can be cut and used as a 5 stick if necessary)

Module 3 Lesson 20 Template

Module 3 Lesson 20 Problem Set

Click on the video to start your math lesson: 

 


10:40 MINDFUL MINUTES


Take five minutes to belly breath, exercise or simply just close your eyes! 


10:45 WRITERS WORKSHOP


Today is a writing session. Click here to print your writing paper. Try your best to draw and write a true story! 

 


11:25 LUNCH & RECESS


Enjoy a healthy lunch and don't forget to move your body and have some fun!

Watercolor lunch clipart | Pre-Designed Photoshop Graphics ~ Creative Market


12:20 UNIFIED ARTS 


Click here


1:00 READ ALOUD


Click here for The Wish Tree! 


1:15 READERS WORKSHOP


We do not have a new learning video assigned for today.  

Feel free to choose one of the options below:

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading 

1:50 SNACK RECESS


Enjoy a healthy snack and don't forget to move your body/take a break! 


2:00 HANDWRITING


Click here to practice the letter A! 


2:15 CHOICE


Feel free to choose one or more of the options below!

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Complete some puzzles on ST Math
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading
  • Play with blocks, Legos, color, etc. 

 

TUESDAY LESSONS


9:00 TEAM TIME


Enjoy this time to complete a few puzzles on ST math, read a book, play a game or color/draw before you start your day of fun and learning! 


9:15 MORNING MEETING


Join us on Zoom for our morning meeting. Image result for zoom conference clipart


9:30 WORD WORK


Unit 3 Session 6: Using Word Part Power

Today students will listen for the word parts –at and –in in different words and help the teacher make lots of words using these parts. Students will write these words on their own paper.

Click on the video to start your word work lesson: 

*Please check your inbox for the username and password

 


9:50 SNACK


Enjoy a healthy snack and feel free to also take a movement break! 


10:00 MATH


Module 3 Lesson 21- Compare sets informally using more, less, and fewer.

Module 3 Lesson 21 Template 1

Module 3 Lesson 21 Template 2

Module 3 Lesson 21 Problem Set

Click on the video to start your math lesson: 

 


10:40 MINDFUL MINUTES


Take five minutes to belly breath, exercise or simply just close your eyes! 

 


10:45 WRITERS WORKSHOP


Unit 2 Lesson 18: Ending with Feelings

Today your students will focus on the ending of the piece they are getting ready to publish. They now know they can include a strong feeling in their ending, and can show the feeling through dialogue. This might inspire some students to go back through their whole piece and add more feelings and dialogue throughout.

Click on the video to start your writers workshop lesson: 

Username: barron1

Password: barron1

Click here to print your writing paper.


11:25 LUNCH & RECESS


Enjoy a healthy lunch and don't forget to move your body and have some fun!

Watercolor lunch clipart | Pre-Designed Photoshop Graphics ~ Creative Market


12:20 UNIFIED ARTS


Click here


1:00 READ ALOUD 


Click here for The Biggest Snowman Ever! 


1:15 READERS WORKSHOP


Review Week

Feel free to choose one of the options below:

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading

Don't forget to use your Reading Super Powers! 


1:50 SNACK RECESS


Enjoy a healthy snack and don't forget to move your body/take a break! 


2:00 HANDWRITING


Click here to practice the letter S! 
 


2:15 CHOICE


Feel free to choose one or more of the options below!

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Complete some puzzles on ST Math
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading
  • Play with blocks, Legos, color, etc. 

 

WEDNESDAY LESSONS


Happy Wellness Wednesday! 

Click here for a cool down break!

Click here for a movement break! 


9:00 TEAM TIME


Enjoy this time to complete a few puzzles on ST math, read a book, play a game or color/draw before you start your day of fun and learning! 


9:15 MORNING MEETING


Greeting: choose any greeting you would like to say "good morning" to someone you live with! 


Message: 

Hello everyone! Today is Wednesday. It is another Wellness Wednesday. Don't forget to take some time to move your body and eat some healthy snacks! Today we will work hard to use familiar snap words and use them to make other words. Let's make it a great day! 

Love,

Mrs. Wetherington 


Calendar: Today is Thursday, January 13, 2021. 

Practice writing today's date on a whiteboard or piece of paper! 

Feel free to sing our monthly song! 


Share: Is there anyone at home that you can share with?! Today's share is: What is your favorite healthy snack?


9:30 WORD WORK


Unit 3 Session 7: Making Words with More Vowel-Consonant Rimes

Today students will number their paper 1-5 and then will write words that have the word parts –it and –an. Then they’ll read the words they’ve written.

Click on the video to start your word work lesson: 

*Please check your inbox for the username and password


Optional: 

Extension: A Word-Part Sing Along: Click here

Extension: Turning the Name Wall into a Word Wall: Click here


9:50 SNACK


Enjoy a healthy snack and feel free to also take a movement break! 


10:00 MATH


Module 3 Lesson 22- Identify and create a set that has the same number of objects.

Linking Cubes

(Dot Path Template can be cut and used as a 5 stick if necessary)

Pennies

Module 3 Lesson 22 Problem Set

Click on the video to start your math lesson: 


10:40 MINDFUL MINUTES


Take five minutes to belly breath, exercise or simply just close your eyes! 


10:45 WRITERS WORKSHOP


Unit 2 Lesson 19: Writers Make Their Pieces Beautiful to Get Ready for Publication

Today your students will take time to fancy up their writing piece. They’ll use the piece they have been getting ready to publish, reread, and think about what they still need to do. They will add missing parts to their drawing, add colors to their drawings, and fix up words to make them easy to read. They might also work on a title and cover page, so that their piece is especially enticing to readers.

Click on the video to start your writers workshop lesson: 

Username: barron1

Password: barron1

Click here to print your writing paper.


11:25 LUNCH & RECESS


Enjoy a healthy lunch and don't forget to move your body and have some fun!

Watercolor lunch clipart | Pre-Designed Photoshop Graphics ~ Creative Market


12:20 UNIFIED ARTS


Click here


1:00 READ ALOUD


Click here for Snowman At Work! 


1:15 READERS WORKSHOP


Review Week

Feel free to choose one of the options below:

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading

Don't forget to use your Reading Super Powers! 


1:50 SNACK RECESS


Enjoy a healthy snack and don't forget to move your body/take a break! 


2:00 HANDWRITING


 


2:15 CHOICE


Feel free to choose one or more of the options below!

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Complete some puzzles on ST Math
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading
  • Play with blocks, Legos, color, etc. 

 

THURSDAY LESSONS


9:00 TEAM TIME


Enjoy this time to complete a few puzzles on ST math, read a book, play a game or color/draw before you start your day of fun and learning! 


9:15 MORNING MEETING


Greeting: choose any greeting you would like to say "good morning" to someone you live with! 


Message: 

Hello! Happy Thursday! We have library for our special today. Don't forget to find some time to curl up and read your favorite book. We will continue to work with words that rhyme. Let's make it a wonderful day of learning!

Love,

Mrs. Wetherington 


Calendar: Today is Thursday, January 14, 2021. 

Practice writing today's date on a whiteboard or piece of paper! 

Feel free to sing our monthly song! 


Share: Is there anyone at home that you can share with?! Today's share is: What is your favorite sport?

 


9:30 WORD WORK


Unit 3 Session 8Learning to Hear Rimes in Words

Today students will use their ear muscles to listen carefully for word parts and then sort pictures by thinking about which words have the same word part. Then they’ll read a poem and look closely for words with word parts.

Click on the video to start your word work lesson: 

*Please check your inbox for the username and password


Optional:

Extension: Reading Words without Pictures: Click here!

Extension: Shared Reading of Decodable Text (-at, -in, -it): Click here


9:50 SNACK


Enjoy a healthy snack and feel free to also take a movement break! 


10:00 MATH


Module 3 Lesson 23- Reason to identify and make a set that has 1 more.

Linking Cubes

(Dot Path Template can be cut and used as a 5 stick if necessary)

Pennies

Module 3 Lesson 23 Problem Set

Click on the video to start your math lesson: 


10:40 MINDFUL MINUTES


Take five minutes to belly breath, exercise or simply just close your eyes! 


10:45 WRITERS WORKSHOP


Unit 2 Session 20: Letter to Teachers: A Final Celebration: Bringing True Stories to Life

Today your students will celebrate themselves as they look back over 2-3 pieces and mark up amazing things they did. Then, they’ll teach others, likely in their class—whether virtually or in person—what they have learned, reading parts of their writing aloud or posting their writing pieces or pictures of them to a shared space. They’ll leave this time feeling proud and re-energized about all of the specific strategies they’ve learned.

Click on the video to start your writers workshop lesson: 

Username: barron1

Password: barron1

Click here to print your writing paper.


11:25 LUNCH & RECESS


Enjoy a healthy lunch and don't forget to move your body and have some fun!

Watercolor lunch clipart | Pre-Designed Photoshop Graphics ~ Creative Market


12:20 UNIFIED ARTS 


Click here


1:00 READ ALOUD


Click here for First Snow! 


1:15 READERS WORKSHOP


Review Week

Feel free to choose one of the options below:

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading

Don't forget to use your Reading Super Powers! 


1:50 SNACK RECESS


Enjoy a healthy snack and don't forget to move your body/take a break! 


2:00 HANDWRITING


 


2:15 CHOICE


Feel free to choose one or more of the options below!

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Complete some puzzles on ST Math
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading
  • Play with blocks, Legos, color, etc. 

 

FRIDAY LESSONS


9:00 TEAM TIME


Enjoy this time to complete a few puzzles on ST math, read a book, play a game or color/draw before you start your day of fun and learning! 


9:15 MORNING MEETING


Greeting: choose any greeting you would like to say "good morning" to someone you live with! 


Message: 

Good morning everyone! It is Friday and we have Art for our special. Be sure to check out the Unified Arts page or find some time to be creative. I hope you all have a wonderful, long weekend! Make sure to rest and have fun! See you soon! 

Love,

Mrs. Wetherington 


Calendar: Today is Thursday, January 15, 2021. 

Practice writing today's date on a whiteboard or piece of paper! 

Feel free to sing our monthly song! 


Share: Is there anyone at home that you can share with?! Today's share is: What is your favorite thing to do on the weekends? 


9:30 WORD WORK


Extension: Shared Reading of Decodable Text (-at)

Click on the video to start your word work lesson: 

Extension: Book Making- Decodable Text (-at, -in)

Click on the video to start your word work lesson: 

*Please check your inbox for the username and password


9:50 SNACK


Enjoy a healthy snack and feel free to also take a movement break! 


10:00 MATH


Try to work on ST Math for 20 minutes today.

* Click here to play ST Math with Jiji:  


10:40 MINDFUL MINUTES


Take five minutes to belly breath, exercise or simply just close your eyes! 


10:45 WRITERS WORKSHOP


Today is a writing session. Click here to print your writing paper. Try your best to draw and write a true story! 


11:25 LUNCH & RECESS


Enjoy a healthy lunch and don't forget to move your body and have some fun!

Watercolor lunch clipart | Pre-Designed Photoshop Graphics ~ Creative Market


12:20 UNIFIED ARTS


Click here


1:00 READ ALOUD


Click here for Cleo In The Snow! 


1:15 READERS WORKSHOP


We do not have a new learning video assigned for today.  

Feel free to choose one of the options below:

  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading 

1:50 SNACK RECESS


Enjoy a healthy snack and don't forget to move your body/take a break! 


2:00 HANDWRITING


 


2:15 CHOICE


Feel free to choose one or more of the options below!

  • FUN FRIDAY: How To Draw A Snowman: Click here
  • Choose a book from your home library to read to your stuffed animal 
  • Hop on Bookflix and choose a few different read alouds to enjoy 
  • Visit Starfall to practice letters, letter sounds and/or reading 
  • Complete some puzzles on ST Math
  • Visit Raz Kids to practice reading
  • Play with blocks, Legos, color, etc. 

OPTIONAL STEM ACTIVITY


Read Aloud: Click here for Snowflake Bentley!

STEM Activity: Click on the image below to find out how to build Snowflakes using marshmallows and toothpicks! 

Materials:

  • large marshmallows
  • small marshmallows
  • toothpicks


WRITERS WORKSHOP

Unit 2: Writing for Readers 


    

 


To learn more, click here to view our writing introduction video for families!


READERS WORKSHOP

Unit 2: Reading Super Powers

Reading with Print Strategies and Sight Word Power


This unit is organized into 3 bends: 

Bend I Using Super Powers to Look and Point, and Then Read Everything

In Bend I the students have been introduced to the idea that all readers have super powers to help & guide them while they are reading. We have been focusing on our "pointer power". 

The children will be asked to activate their "pointer power" as they...

-read familiar texts

-use one-to-one matching

-tap each word, just once

-check that their reading makes sense

-point to words they know in a SNAP!

Bend II Taking on Even the Hardest Words

We are currently working in Bend II. In this bend the students will activate ALL of the super reading powers that they have learned thus far (pointer power, reread power, & partner power). These powers will be helpful as the students navigate how to take on even the hardest of words. They will learn that at times (just as true superheroes do) they will run into trouble with their reading. Things will get hard! But that they are TOUGH and have all the power within them to get the job done! The students will be introduced to picture power, snap word power, sound power, and persistence power.They will also explore how to turn more words into words they will know in a SNAP! 

Bend III Bringing Books to Life 



To learn more, click here to view our SUPER READERS introduction video for families!


MATH


Eureka Module 2: Two-Dimensional and Three-Dimensional Shapes

In Module 2, students learn to correctly name 2D and 3D shapes regardless of their orientation, size, or variation. Kindergarten students will transition from classifying and identifying shapes by how they look (e.g., “It’s a rectangle because it looks like a door.”) to more precise descriptions based on mathematical attributes (e.g., “It’s a rectangle because it has four straight sides and no openings.”).

 Introduced Terms

  • Above, below, beside, in front of, next to, behind (position words)
  • Circle
  • Cone (solid shape)
  • Cube (solid shape)
  • Cylinder (solid shape)
  • Face (flat side of a solid)
  • Flat (two-dimensional shape)
  • Hexagon (flat figure enclosed by six straight sides)
  • Rectangle (flat figure enclosed by four straight sides)
  • Solid (three-dimensional shape)
  • Sphere (solid shape)
  • Square (flat figure enclosed by four straight, equal sides)
  • Triangle (flat figure enclosed by three straight sides)

WORD WORK


Unit 2: Word Scientists

There are three primary goals for the children in this unit: letter knowledge and letter-sound correspondence, phonological awareness, and high frequency words.


WE ARE KINDERGARTEN WORD SCIENTISTS!

Bend I Studying the Alphabet and the Alphabet Chart

We are currently studying Bend 1 of this unit. The children are studying the alphabet linking chart while noting keywords and their corresponding letters. They will examine upper and lowercase letters, and share their observations. They will practice the alphabetic principle, where they will connect and grow their letter-sound knowledge. We will explore more in-depth with letter formation and the differentiation between upper and lowercase letters. Lastly, the children will investigate the alphabet chart by discussing the similarities and differences that they discover, and even design their very own! 

Bend II Using the Alphabet to Write

Bend III Studying and Using High-Frequency Words to Write and Read

Zoom

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Mrs. Wetherington's Zoom ID #: 723-558-1049

Password: (has been emailed) 

Reading Resources

Raz Kids

Click here to get to Raz Kids:  Raz-Kids on the App Store on iTunes | Raz kids, Kids app, Kids ebooks

Teacher:  rbellistri

Click on your name and enter your picture password.  

The password was emailed to you. 

Bookflix

* Read a story on Bookflix :                        

Username:  barron              

Password: 03079

PebbleGo

* Learn about the World with PebbleGo!

Click here:  

username:  salem1   

password: 03079

Math Resources

ST Math

* Click here to play ST Math with Jiji:  

 

Click  to listen to the number song and practice writing numbers 1-10!

SNAP Words

Check out our snap word collection: