• Lesson plans may change to due to doing lots of fun activities! I fit activities in as I determine the length needed to complete each.


    READING    We will review the previous stories and spend time on our leveled readers to review vocabulary.

    We will also be reading some favorite Christmas stories and doing a variety of activities to go along with the stories.  Some things will be whole class like Venn Diagrams and role playing while other stories have worksheets.


    SPELLING review ie, igh, ar, oa, ow, ai, ay


    GRAMMAR  Reviewing many concepts that are on fun holiday worksheets. Nouns, proper nouns, adding s or es to make a word plural.

    WRITING Children will write in a variety of formats; how to paragraphs, sentences about "Elf on the Shelf" and friendly letters.


    MATH  Continue chapter 4- two-digit addition.  Lots of time is spent building numbers with base ten blocks.  We will also work on logic and problem solving.

    SCIENCE-Test on the Native American unit. Finish unit 1 on Comparing Design Process.

    SOCIAL STUDIES- Santa Around The World. We will learn about holiday customs in some other countries.

    ARTS AND CRAFTS  Well it is the holidays and we are busy little elves getting gifts ready for our loved ones and we need to decorate the room.  Lots of good listening skills, creativity and problem solving are required.
     
    SPECIAL DATES:
    Tuesday, Dec. 18, at 8:15 we will build the cracker houses. 
    Wednesday, Dec. 16,  is the day we will have loads of fun with the great story and movie Polar Express.  Children may wear their pajamas, bring cuddly stuffed animals and blankets to school. 
    Thursday, Dec. 17, Children need to bring candy for decorations. The class party will be decorating the graham cracker houses.
     
    *Please try to pick up your child because they will have their cracker house to carry home.

    Monday, Dec. 21 We'll clean up the room and prepare for 2021, then play board games. D

    Have a wonderful holiday vacation.  Always feel welcome to call or stop by to chat.

    SCHOOL RESUMES ON Jan. 4, 2021  I'll be requesting a baby picture.