Friday, December 18, 2009

Day 77

Today was 77.
Today is the last day before Winter Break.
We are going to celebrate Christmas during our home days.
Today we get to leave school early because it is going to SNOW!!!!
We only have 13 friends at school today.
James already left.
The weather man said we are going to get a lot of snow.
We want to see.
Our weather helper didn't see any snow.

We are super excited.
We danced this morning around the Christmas tree to get our wiggles out.
video

We wrote about what we would share at Christmas.
We would share lots of things.
Barbies
Xbox
Toys

We danced with Santa this afternoon to get our wiggles out.
video

Melanie brought us cupcakes and juice.
She made an AB pattern.
Cupcake, Juice, Cupcake, Juice, Cupcake, Juice.
Over and over, it repeats.

We got new things in centers.

Mrs. V. made a new calendar.
For 2010.
She said it is January.
That is what it will be when we get back from our home days.

We made a book.
Our questions this week are
Do you like ___ on your pizza?

We had a great day!
(Busy....and wild....but great)

Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!!

Thursday, December 17, 2009

Day 76

We had a busy day!
So busy Mrs. Voigt and Mrs. Farrington had to write the blog for us.

Our little friends got to wear their pajamas today.
We even wore our pajamas!
We were excited to see how they looked in the pajamas!
We were excited to see all the fun pajamas they had!

Some friends decided not to wear their pajamas, but that is ok.

We still learned just like any other day!
We learned about the day at the calendar.
Then we read our book, Shoes like Miss Alice's.
Today our friends drew pictures of their favorite kinds of shoes and what they like to do with them.

Do you like all the things they like to do in their shoes?

We all went to lunch.
Lunch was yummy today.
Melanie even went to tell the ladies in the lunchroom how much she likes the mac and cheese.

After lunch, our friends learned about different types of holiday symbols and what they mean.
They wrote about things they would want for Christmas.
They worked with ordinal numbers and then they counted ornaments for a Christmas tree.
The ornaments for the Christmas tree became an ornament they can take home for their own tree. They thought that was pretty neat!
Our friends even worked in centers, in their pajamas!

We like to watch them work!

After math, we got to watch the Polar Express. Yesterday, our friends got to learn in other teacher's classes all about the Polar Express, and today we got to watch it. They got to wear their pajamas because the children in the movie are wearing theirs. They thought that was pretty neat!!
During the movie, we got to have a holiday party too.
They all brought lots of good treats to share with their friends, and had a great time!

We had a great day!
Everyone worked hard, even in their pajamas!
It really was a great day!


Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Day 75

Today was number 75.
We went to the calendar.

We went outside.
We had a race.

We had The Polar Express rotation.
We went on a train.
We colored a train.
We got a ticket.
We got to hear sounds.
We heard bells.
We made a train with blocks.
We wrote about what we see at the North Pole.
We get to wear our pajamas tomorrow.
We are going to watch the movie tomorrow.

We went to lunch.

Mrs. F. and Mrs. V. moved some of our tables.
Some friends got new seats.

We tried to earn all our CATS today.
We did it.

Tomorrow we will bring snacks to share with our friends.

Mrs. V. got the hick ups.

We drew pictures of what we would want new friends to know about us.
Miss Alice met Sara.
They were new friends.

We finished our KWL chart.

We learned a lot about arctic animals.

Two friends were not here.

We learned about ordinals again.
First
Second
Third
Fourth
Fifth
Those are the numbers that help us know the order.
Ordinals are for order.

We had a good day!

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Day 74

Today is number 74.
We went to the calender.
We added a bell to the calendar.
We are making a pattern.
Christmas tree, mitten, bell, Christmas tree, mitten, bell, Christmas tree, mitten bell.
It goes over and over.
It repeats.

We read a book.
Shoes like Miss Alice.
We drew pictures of who takes care of us.

We went to reading groups.

We didn't go outside.

We went to centers.
Two times.

Aldahir came to visit our class.
He is in first grade.
She is Mrs. V.'s buddy from last year.

We went to lunch.
We had chicken nuggets.
Everybody had chicken nuggets.
But not Danica.
She brings her lunch.

We learned about polar bears.
Polar bears are not like Panda Bears.
Panda Bears aren't even bears.
We watch a polar bear video.
We watched the penguin video again.
We wrote about polar bears today.

In math we did ice cream math.
We put scoops on our cone using ordinals.

We went to music.

We had a good day!

Monday, December 14, 2009

Day 73

Today was #73.
Today we started school late.
We had a delay.
When we got to school, we had breakfast.
It was 9:45.
Then, we had lunch.
It was 10:25.
That was weird.

We learned about arctic animals.
We are making a KWL chart about arctic animals.

Santa lives in the north pole.
Penguins live in the south pole.
We wrote about penguins.

We learned about the week.
We get to wear our pajamas on Thursday.
Mrs. V. said she is going to wear her pajamas.
We are going to learn about The Polar Express.
We are going to go to different classes to learn.
We get to have a holiday party this week.
This is our last week before we are out for Christmas.

We went to watch the big kids do the Nutcracker.
We waited in our seats.


The big kids did a good job.



We are going to tell our mom and dad to come watch tomorrow night.
Tomorrow is Tuesday.
Today is Monday.

We had a fire drill.
It was at the end of the day.
The alarm went on and on.
For a long time.

We had a good day!

Friday, December 11, 2009

Day 72

Today is Friday.
It is number 72.
We went to the calendar.
Today we added an 11.
It was a mitten.
It was red.

We didn't go outside.
It was too cold.

We made a book.
The name is Where is it?
Our sentences said It is in the ____.
We drew pictures to match our words.
We read our book.

We drew pictures of Mrs. McNosh's wash yesterday.
It is hanging in our room.


We went to lunch.
We had pizza.
It was good.
We had turkey.
It was good.

We talked about winter holidays.
We learned about different ways to celebrate holidays.
We celebrate Christmas.

We wrote about it.

We used the geoboards.
We made shapes with the geoboards.

We did math problems.
We pretended to eat doughnuts.
It was really cereal.
We added and subtracted doughnuts.
Mrs. Crews' came to visit.
We had guidance.
We all earned CATS today!

We had a good day!
We had a great week!

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Day 71

Today was number 71.
We learned at the calender.
Two friends were not here today.
James and Briana.

We read Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up Her Wash.
Mrs. V. read it and we read it.
We said the words too.
Mrs. V. called it "choral reading."
We drew pictures of her wash.
We hung up wash on our own clothes line.
It is hanging in our room.

Na'Zosheona changed her clothes.
She got her picture taken.
She wore a different shirt for her picture.
Danica, Tyrone, Keyli, Jovany and Mrs. V got their pictures taken too.

Mrs. Washington came for reading group.
We are leaning to read.
Mrs. V.'s group took a test.
They all did good.

We went to lunch.
We had chicken and ham.
It was good.

Mrs. V. had to go home.
Her body didn't feel good.

We went to the library.
We got new books.

We used the geoboards again.
We like to make shapes with the boards.
We have to work hard to be safe with the boards.

We had guidance.
Ms. McClure took us to a first grade class.
Mrs. F. was in the first grade class.
We got to go to first grade for a while.

We went outside to play.
We went to the patio.

We worked in centers.

We had a good day!

Wednesday, December 9, 2009

Day 70

Today was number 70.
We added a bell to the calendar.
It is white.
Today was 12-9-09.
That is the date.
The short date.

We learned a song.
And it helped us learn about following directions.
We need to follow directions.
Directions tell us how to do things.
And keep us safe.

We wrote about what coverings we have.
We have clothes to help cover our bodies.
We wrote what covers our bodies.
We wear coats and shirts and skirts.
James wrote he used a blanket to keep his body warm.

We worked with Geoboards today for the first time.

We made shapes with the geoboards.

We didn't go outside.
It was too wet.

We went to lunch.
We had chicken nuggets.
It was good.

We went to computer.

We made patterns with our bodies.

We read a book about Ruldoph.
We read about Mrs. McNosh again.

We worked in math centers.
We worked in learning centers.
We had a good day!

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Day 69

Today is #69.
Today is December 8, 2009.
12-8-09
We learned at the calendar.
We are making a pattern on a calendar.
It has a Christmas tree, mitten, bell.
Today was a mitten.

We read Mrs. McNosh Hangs up her Wash.
We drew pictures of what happens first.

Mrs. McNosh does the wash.

We drew pictures of what happens next.

Mrs. McNosh hangs up her wash on the clothes line.

We drew pictures of what happens last.

Mrs. McNosh hangs herself in a comfortable chair on the clothes line.

We went to lunch.
We had corn dogs and taco salad.
It was good!
Mrs. F. said her taco salad was superber.

We learned about animal coverings.
These are some of the animal coverings we have learned about.

Today we wrote about kanagroos.
Kanagroos have fur and skin.
We wrote about it.
Hair is like fur.
We have hair.

In math, we counted dots and matched numbers.
It was a game, but it was a test too!
We got to switch games.
We did good on our games.
It was fun.
We worked in math centers.

We had guidance.
Ms. McClure came to our room.
She taught us about caring and sharing.
We talked about Franklin.
We watched it too.
It was called Franklin helps out.

We didn't go outside.
It is raining.

We worked in centers.
We read a book about a deer.
He had a red nose.
The deer was Ruldoph.
The book is called Ruldoph, the Red Nosed Reindeer.
He had a big nose.
His friends called him names.
They didn't like him, because of his nose.
He was nice, and ended up being a hero.
We shouldn't be a bully to friends.
We should like them even if they look different.

We had a good day!

Monday, December 7, 2009

Day 68

Today is Monday.
It is December 7, 2009.

Mrs. Sherri came to read to us.

She read us a book about the Library.
She gave us directions to the library.
We can get what book we want.
David would get a book about Spider man.
Gage would get a book about spiders.
Brian would get a book about Batman.
Briana would get a book about Cinderella.
Na'Zosheon would get a book about cats.
Daylin would get a book about princesses.

Mrs. Sherrie also brought us holiday treats.
She gave us goldfish and Christmas cakes.
We had to count our goldfish.
Iker had 63 goldfish.
We had fun.

We went to lunch.
We had chicken and BBQ.
It was good.
We had corn.
Some friends got snacks.

We read a book about doing the wash.
The lady was doing her laundry.
She washed more than clothes.
She washed a dog and the turkey she was cooking.
She washed and hung up the mail and the news paper.
It was silly.
We heard rhyming words in the book.
It is Mrs. McNosh Hangs Up her Wash.

We made patterns with cubes.
We worked with partners.


We talked about animals coverings.
Some animals have hair.
Some animals have skin.
Some animals have fur.
Some animals have feathers.
They have them to protect them.
And keep them warm.
We wrote about bears. Bears have fur to keep them warm.
Bears don't have blankets or covers.

We went outside to play.

We had a great day!

Friday, December 4, 2009

Day 67

Today was #67.
We have a bus 6 and bus 67.
There is a 6 in 67.
James found those numbers.
We learned at the calendar.

We read a book about a dog.
Maxi.
He was a hero.
We wrote our own book about a dog.
We read another book about a dog.
Her name was Olive.
She was hero.
She saved Christmas.

We went to lunch.
It was good.

Mrs. Farrington ate an orange.
Our class smelled like oranges.
We used our senses to smell the oranges.

We learned in centers.

We had friends come to our class today.
One boy was in a wheelchair.
He broke his leg.
He had a blue cast.
It was neat.

We didn't go outside.
It was raining.
Again.

We went to art.
We got to keep our gingerbread men.

Some friends didn't get to take their gingerbread men.
Ms. E. is going to put them on the wall.

We had a good day.
We had a great week!

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Day 66

Today was number sixty six.
Today was December 3, 2009.
We went to the calendar.
We learned about the day.
After the calendar, we drew pictures of Hh sounds.
We drew pictures of....
heads
heroes
hats
hands
hearts
horses
hippos
helicopters
hair

Then we hung them on hangers.


And then we hung the hangers in our room.
We went to reading group.
We practice hiding.
Hiding starts with Hh sound.
We practice hiding for a lock down.
A lock down is for when bad guys are in our school.
We are going to have a pretend lock down.
Mr. Jordan is going to pretend to be the police.
He will look to see if he can see us.
We will hide.
We went to lunch.
We went to the library.
We learned about social studies.
We are learning about wants and needs.
We want toys.
We need food.
We went to art.
We went outside.
We took a walk.
We had a race.
We did our best.
We worked in centers.
We had a good day!

Wednesday, December 2, 2009

Day 65

Today was sixty-five.
It is Wednesday.
We learned at the calendar.

We went to art.
We painted gingerbread men.
We got paint on the tables by accident.
We got paint on our bodies.

We didn't go outside.
It was raining.
We are learning about cause and effect.
Something happens to make something else happen.
The cause was it rained.
The effect was we didn't go outside.
We drew pictures of cause and effect.
In our book, Maxi, The Hero
The thief slips on a banana peal.
Maxi catches him.
That is the cause and effect.

We went to lunch.
We had chicken sandwiches or spaghetti.
It was good.
And peaches.
And milk.
And corn.

We worked in centers.
Mrs. V. asked us questions.

We did reading.
We learned sounds that help us learn to read.

We read a book about a dump truck to the rescue.

We went to the computer lab.

We had a good day!

Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Day 64

Today was number 64.
We went to the calendar.
Brian checked the weather.
It was cold.
It was windy.

We sang a song.
We sang If you're happy and you know it....
Clap your Hands...
Stomp Your feet...
Turn around..
Nod your head...
We like that song.

We drew pictures of Hh sounds.
We traced our hands.
Then drew pictures of Hh sounds in our hands.
We were holding Hh sounds.

We read Maxi, The Hero.
The man stole a lady's purse.
The dog caught the man.
The dog was a hero.

Mrs. Washington came for reading.

We had a visitor.
Her name was Miss Williams.
She was nice.

We went to our tables.
We read books.

We read sentences.
Our sentences say "My dog is in the _____."
We said where our dog is.

Jatameyah, David and Jovany's friend came to visit.
Jatameya made a train.
David looked for letters.

We talked about animals and what they use to eat.
Some animals use hands, beaks, trunks, feet, or claws to eat.
Elephants use trunks.
Monkeys sometimes use their feet.

We went to lunch.
We had cheeseburgers.
It was good.

We had a good day!