Friday, February 17, 2012

ValenTIME and a Hook on a Brook

This week was a week of LOVE!!  Everything we did had a Valentine theme!!  I wish I would have taken more pictures of everything but here are some pictures of our math centers:


Sweet Time Sorting – Concept of Time
The students read each heart card and decided: 
Will it take 2 seconds? 2 minutes? or 2 hours?


Read the Hall Time – Time to the Half-hour
The students looked at the analog clocks and wrote the digital time on their paper.


Love of a LifeTIME- Time to the Half-hour

The students drew hands on the clock to match the digital time on each heart.


Memory Match Time – Time to the Half-Hour

The students maked the digital and analog clocks.


Measuring Candy Hearts – Nonstandard Unit
The students estimated and measured each line with large and small candy hearts.

On Fridays I introduce next week’s Phonics Skill to get a little head start on ALL of the teaching that happens on Mondays.  Here is a look at our Word Work Center:

The students will sort each fish and decide if it has the /oo/ sound like in hook and if it doesn't have the /oo/ sound they will put it back in the water.

We learned that sometimes the oo says /oo/ like in Hook in the Brook.  We talked about how it almost sounds like someone hits you in the belly. 

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Pancake Fun! Compound Words and Fantasy/ Realism

I've just uploaded a mini unit to my TPT story!

This mini unit goes along with the story, If You Give a Pig aPancake!   This mini unit was designed to practice compound words and fantasy and realism.  This unit also includes story words cards for ABC order and a word wall activity.  You can check it out HERE!

Sunday, February 12, 2012

Valetine Freebies

Here are a few Valentine Freebies:
Put the hearts together to build words.
Choose a word from each letter in heart.  Then write a story using word wall words.
Search the poem for Phonic Skills.
I LOVED Abby’s Sweet Story Problems.  I used them last week in my Math Centers.  So I decided to make a Number 2!  For this week!