Schedulin Sunday: Teen Numbers And Animals

Happy Schedulin Sunday! This week we are continuing our major 6 week unit on animals! We’re doing zoo animals, rainforest animals, and ocean animals! I am so excited! We’re also working on Vowel Bootcamp and making 10 and teen numbers!

Lesson Plans: Zoo Animals And Teen Numbers

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Research Projects: Zoo Animals Research Project And Rainforest Animals Research Project

This week we kick off our animal extravaganza with zoo animals and rainforest animals. The Zoo Animals Research Project was originally created to use for the 2 weeks prior to our zoo trip. Unfortunately, there is no zoo trip this year but the class is so excited for our animal unit!

We learn about a different animal each day. We read about the animal, complete a graphic organizer, write about the animal, label the animal and draw the animal.

This week, we’re learning about tigers, flamingos, sloths, and hippos!

All of our directed drawings are from my uber-talented friend and teammate! Check her out on TPT!

TKS BOOTCAMP: Vowel Bootcamp

This week we’re continuing with TKS BOOTCAMP with Vowel Bootcamp! This is when we work with long vowels and the CVC-E pattern! After 4 weeks of virtual Vowel Bootcamp, the kids can identify vowels, identify how to make the vowel say its name and they can read and read a_e words. This week we will be continuing Vowel Bootcamp with a focus on reading and writing CVC-E Words!

We spend a week on each vowel and work on segmenting, blending and writing CVC-E words!

We start with a circle chart just like we do in every TKS BOOTCAMP!

Then we work on word building and blending:

Math: Making 10 And Teen Numbers

This week in math, we are working to make 10 and teen numbers. We will use ten frames, manipulatives, and MathStackers to make 10 and practice teen numbers! We will be using our Math It Up: Making 10 and our Place Value creations this week!

We will use our MathStackers to make 10, and then we will use our MathStackers magnets in small groups!

Math Stackers is a toy for children but an essential classroom tool for educators. Math problems come to life when students begin stacking and playing with the MathStackers blocks. We do this whole group when I choose a number and we determine the next number to make 10 and then write the equations.

For more, visit the MathStackers website!

For teen numbers, we will be using ten frames to make teen numbers.

Foodie Fun Friday

Our Foodie Fun Friday snack this week is a Peep driving a car! This is made with a Twinkie, Peep and a marshmallow!

This week we are using these TKS Creations:


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