In math we’ve been learning about sorting and positional words. We’ve also been learning how to read simple books using the projectable books on Reading A-Z, on the SMART board. This is done whole group first to introduce students on how guided reading is done. Since we’ve been working on the sight word ‘the’ this week; we read the story “The Classroom”.
As a class we main idea and details by talking about the school items found in the book. Then we sorted pictures into three categories; things in the classroom, clothes, and transportation.
This afternoon for a read aloud we read the story Joey the Jack-O’-Lantern. We discussed the problem and solution of the story. Since the story is an easy reader and has lots of repetitive text, students were given the opportunity to retell the story during center time. Students then illustrated the problem and solution of the story by making their own construction paper jack-o’-lanterns.