Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Day 21

8:45 Student Arrival

Morning Meets, Greets, & Light Snack
8:50AM Mini Warm-Up Activity
9:15AM BLOCK 1  Counseling Groups & Teacher meetings.
PE Break?

10:15-10:30 Morning Recess

BLOCK 2 APE Pe instructor visits (Read Aloud)
11:10 CB (Social Skills Practice)
11:40 Lunch Break

12:50 Silent Reading & sharing
BLOCK 3
1:45 LEVEL REWARDS!!











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9:15AM BLOCK 1  Counseling Groups & Teacher meetings.

 Teacher meetings will involve a discussion on break taking and students will create their own break cards.  This will be discussed in great detail.


Break Rules:
5 minutes=no point loss
1 student in area at a time
communicated & given the nod
Used for Real reason
Not more than 2 or 3 in one block
Still finish work for participation

Exercise

ü  5 push-ups
ü  run a lap
ü  shoot five baskets
ü  Take recycling


Sensory

ü  Clay break
ü  Quiet Zone
ü  Sit outside
ü  Walk with a staff
ü  Burrito Wrap
ü  Coloring
ü  Rip newspaper
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Other

ü  Talk with a staff (if available)
ü  Reading


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 BLOCK 2 APE Pe instructor visits (Read Aloud) 

I will continue the brain book read aloud, while our lovely PE teacher gets set-up.  With her we will practice and work on gross motor and other necessary skills!




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Activity Stations

Edmodo, khan, and spelling city... Station, Explanation & sign up 

MARBLE ART 


 

Tuesday, September 16, 2014

Day 20

8:45 Student Arrival

Morning Meets, Greets, & Light Snack
8:50AM Mini Warm-Up Activity
9:15AM BLOCK 1  Math Centers
PE Break?

10:15-10:30 Morning Recess

BLOCK 2 Literature Groups
11:10 CB (Social Skills Practice)
11:40 Lunch Break

12:50 Silent Reading & sharing
BLOCK 3 Storybird and Adjectives!!

1:45 LEVEL REWARDS!!










 https://vimeo.com/36239937



9:15AM BLOCK 1  Math Centers

PLACE VALUE AND INTRO TO DECIMALS...

WHAT DO WE KNOW ABOUT PLACE VALUE?

Brainstorm....


Let's Continue and Practice

TAKING NOTES!!!






BLOCK 2 Literature Groups

  1. RAVE-O) JO,  DK, MB, C
  2. Lemony Snicket Reading Together   

http://www.epubbud.com/read.php?g=C7KNRRW2

We will attempt reading groups (2).  One will initiate Lemony Snicket.  Each student will be asked to take turns reading, the teacher/staff will also read to show a model.  Take turns, page by page.  Readers must read at least one page to get credit.


2. These students will, with staff, summarize the chapter and go into discussion about what happened.  The staff will record these answers on the summary guide.  Allow students to make inquiries.  IF finished early students will talk about an unfortunate event that happened in their life.  If they are finished then, they will also draw an image that represents that unfortunate event.

The other will initiate RAVE-O.   (Ms. Cole) will be teaching TA



BLOCK 3

STORY BIRD & ADJECTIVES
 I WILL SHARE STORYBIRDS MADE BY STUDENTS.

WE WILL USE THE ADJECTIVES LIST AND CREATE POEMS OR STORYS
DESCRIBE AN UNFORTUNATE EVENT, THAT HAS CHARACTERS, ETC.

Monday, September 15, 2014

8:45 Student Arrival

Morning Meets, Greets, & Light Snack
8:50AM Mini Warm-Up Activity & Check-ins
9:15AM BLOCK 1  Math Centers
Read Aloud
PE Break?

10:15-10:30 Morning Recess
APE? BLOCK 2 Writing Journals: Images as Stories
11:10 CB (Social Skills Practice)
11:40 Lunch Break

12:50 Silent Reading & sharing
BLOCK 3 Ed Vid Science

1:45 LEVEL REWARDS!!





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BLOCK 1

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   Math

Monday PLACE VALUE BINGO
& Tuesday Centers 

  1.  Place Value continued/ ARROW CARDS MB, JO
  2. Addition/Subtraction Practice  M, DK, JC, Carlitos
  3. Khan Academy progression  AD, JV?,
  Place Value continued/ ARROW CARDS MB, JO

MS. T will help the students cut and color their arrow cards.  Open discussion about what they mean, how to layer them, and how to use them.  Watch youtube video together...
 



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BLOCK2

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Writing; a little review on the process.

Friday, September 12, 2014

Fun Friday (And Writing)

8:45 Student Arrival

Morning Meets, Greets, & Light Snack
8:50AM Mini Warm-Up Activity
9:15AM BLOCK 1  
Writing Prompt/Type
PE Break?

10:15-10:30 Morning Recess

BLOCK 2 Illustrating; Doodle activity
11:10 CB (Social Skills Practice)
11:40 Lunch Break

12:50 Silent Reading & sharing
BLOCK 3   Fun Friday!!! 




http://www.lifeofzarf.com/ or BLOCK 1

Prompt Starter Choices....

Write and/or type


What's the most interesting dream you've had?  

My most __________________  dream I had was about..............


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What if you ran the world?  What rules would you change?  What would you want the world to look like? 
If I were in charge of the world I would..............





BLOCK 2

Art & Brain Exercise:

We are going to activate the left and right side of the brain by creating patterns (right) and drawing abstract lines, while also listening to light music.  This will be a fun exercise of activating and working out both sides of the brain.


Thursday, September 11, 2014

Brains on brains

8:45 Student Arrival

Morning Meets, Greets, & Light Snack
8:50AM Mini Warm-Up Activity
9:15AM BLOCK 1  Learning about learning, to make mistakes
PE Break?

10:15-10:30 Morning Recess

BLOCK 2 Writing (Adjectives)
11:10 CB (Social Skills Practice)
11:40 Early Dismissal!! 




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BLOCK 1



What's the message of the video?  Class discussion.


Read Aloud...


Brain Discussion



http://braintest.sommer-sommer.com/en/ 


Class meeting



BLOCK 2  Centers

Writing Task!!!  Journals :-)

  •  Edmodo signups
  • Prompt or brain  
  • Type group handwriting group

Tuesday, September 9, 2014

8:45 Student Arrival

Morning Meets, Greets, & Light Snack
8:50AM Mini Warm-Up Activity
9:15AM BLOCK 1  Math Centers
PE Break?

10:15-10:30 Morning Recess

BLOCK 2 Writing (Adjectives)
11:10 CB (Social Skills Practice)
11:40 Lunch Break

12:50 Silent Reading & sharing
BLOCK 3 Word Art for our Writing & Read Aloud

1:45 LEVEL REWARDS!!




BLOCK 1 Math Centers
  • KHAN=A, JC, JA
  • PLACE VALUE BLOCKS=J, DK, M
  • SORTING=MM, C


BLOCK 2 Writing Adjectives


Adjectives=Descriptive word to improve our writing...
Then we will look at words to describe ourselves and push deeper into cool new words!!  This will turn into a writing task, which will later be illustrated.


Wednesday, September 3, 2014

Day 10

8:45 Student Arrival

Morning Meets, Greets, & Light Snack
8:50AM Mini Warm-Up Activity & Check-ins
9:15AM BLOCK 1  Math Continued (Value of Numbers)
PE Break?

10:15-10:30 Morning Recess
APE? BLOCK 2 Animal Odd Couples; learning about animals
11:10 CB (Social Skills Practice)
11:40 Lunch Break

12:50 Silent Reading & sharing
BLOCK 3 Literature

1:45 LEVEL REWARDS!!