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Daily Archives: October 24, 2013

We read the story Franklin’s Halloween and discussed Ordinal Numbers.  We practiced counting using ordinal numbers and then played a matching game using ordinal numbers.  Students stood in line holding Halloween pictures, and the other students play the game by asking a person to turn their card over using their ordinal position.  If the students get a match they get a point and the person in line keeps their cards turned over.

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As Halloween approaches we posted a new poem and song for our class to learn.  We read a poem called The Halloween Surprise and learned new sight words to go along with our word wall.

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We practiced reading the poem and then sang along to the song on CD with copies of the lyrics.

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We discussed on how the problem was that the main character was lost and they found a scary house.  The solution was that the house was scary because the narrator’s friends threw a surprise Halloween party.  Student’s make their own Halloween invitation cards to our classroom Halloween party.

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As a whole class we read The Very Hungry Caterpillar and made patterns of our choosing.

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