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Last week we celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday by having a week full of Dr. Seuss related activities!  The first day we started by reading Cat in the Hat and Oh the Places You’ll Go.  We wrote about what we would do to get rid of the cat in the hat, and took pictures of ourselves and made them to look like the cat.  We also made and colored easy readers using the sight word “you”.

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Last week we finished up a fun unit full of Thanksgiving activities.  For our word work we created a flip book with repetitive sight words and things that you do on Thanksgiving.

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We also read Thanksgiving books on things that we like.  Then students used their knowledge of sight words to write sentences using the word ‘we’.

 

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For math we read the story “The Great Turkey Race” discussed the problem and solution of the story.  Then we created our own math story problems using addition and pictures of turkeys for the visual.

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Finally we learned about the life of Pilgrims and Wampanoags on Scholastic.com’s First Thanksgiving website.  Students made designs on Wampanoags using pattern block cutouts.

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This week celebrated our colors and learned color words in Kindergarten.  All of the school dressed up on a specific color each day, and in kindergarten we have had various activities to go along with color week.

Here are the colors that everyone dressed up as for each day.

  • Monday – Red
  • Tuesday – Orange
  • Wednesday – Yellow
  • Thursday – Green
  • Friday – Blue (Spirit Day)

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The first day, a few of the kindergarten classes created a bar graph of their favorite color.  We used the bar graph to decide the most popular color.

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Students also worked on a color page each day at centers that corresponded with the color of the day.  At the end of the week (tomorrow) students will take all of the pages and make them into a color book.

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Today students found things in magazines, cut them out, and added them to the corresponding color poster.

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