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To finish of the week of our fall unit, we read the story Autumn’s First Leaf by Steve Metzger and discussed the problem and solution of the story.  We then talked about if we were the character Pointy, what fall color we would have liked to have been.

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Later that day, we went on a fall leaf hunt.  Students tried to collect all five of the fall colors.  We took the leaves back into the classroom and sorted them by color and made a graph of our favorite leaf color.

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On Monday we started our unit on fall.  During our calendar time we sang the song Four Seasons in a Year by Harry Kindergarten and came up with movements to go along with the song.  Students had fun trying to guess which season Harry Kindergarten was describing.

We then created a read life venn diagram to compare and contrast summer and fall.  Students did a cut and paste activity sorting pictures into seasons that they best fit in.

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We read the story Clifford’s First Autumn by Norman Bridwell and made a list of fall activities that Clifford and Emily Elizabeth participated in.  Then students made a text to self connection by writing about what activity from the story that they like to do.

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Today we went through a Brain Pop Jr. lesson on fall and did a autumn leaves finger stamping art project.  Students pressed their fingers into ink pads and made autumn leaf trees and picked which fall color they liked the best.

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The Kindergarten All-Stars are having fun with our fall theme.  To support the skills we’ve been learning in class, we’ve been enjoying fall related literacy centers.  We’ve been working on rhyming words, initial sounds, color words / sight words, and differentiating between letters and words.

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We also read the story “The Falling Leaves” and  enjoyed making leaf rubbings with completting a sentence starter with sight words we’ve neen working on so far in the past few weeks.

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