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Mrs. Cheryl Mischlich
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END OF YEAR VIDEO!
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CLICK THE LINK TO BELOW TO ENJOY OUR YEARBOOK

Mischlich Final Yearbook 2019-2020.pdf



PARENTS, PLEASE READ!!!!!!!! 

Dear Parents / Queridas padres,


Please click on the link below to take our END OF YEAR PARENT SURVEY. Click on the link for your child’s school. If you have more than one child you may take the survey for each child by clicking on the appropriate link for their school.  


Haga clic en el siguiente enlace para realizar nuestra ENCUESTA DE PADRES DE FIN DE AÑO. Haga clic en el enlace de la escuela de su hijo. Si tiene más de un niño, puede completar la encuesta para cada niño haciendo clic en el enlace de su escuela.


School Survey Links for Parents:

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SUMMER READING!
Hess Summer Reading Challenge
Scholastic Summer Reading
Summer Reading List Entering 2nd Grade
Kindergarten - 5th Grade Suggested Reading Lists


Click here to view the First Grade "Step Up" slideshow for our future 2nd graders! Click here for this week's NEW video message from  Mr. Cartwright! Final Week Schedule & Links


6-15-20: FUN AT THE PARK/ Choose your favorite board game or card game and play it with someone at home! 


6-16-20: Farewell Drive-Through @ Shaner Elementary between 1-1:45pm

Virtual Field Day!


6-17-20: Create a 1st grade Memory Book
6-18-20:Finish 1st grade Memory Book. Congratulations, you are now a SECOND GRADER:)


Have a safe, healthy, happy, and fun Summer! I will miss you all so much! Keep reading ALL summer long!






JUNE 5 SHANER SPACE NIGHT

 Click HERE for Space Night: Friday, June 5th

email: mischlichc@hamiltonschools.org
phone: 609-625-6600 ext. 3024

Dear Parents,

     Recently administration has communicated with us about how to score your child’s completed work.  We were directed to post this on our webpages for you to review. We are looking forward to collecting your child’s work on Monday, Tuesday or Wednesday of next week because the interims will be issued on Friday. Every child will be issued an interim which will be emailed to you. Starting the week of May 11th it would be easier for you to send pictures either by email or on Class Dojo to show the completed work.

 

Reading, Writing, Mathematics

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2

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Work evidence provided 3-5 times per week

Work evidence provided 1-2 times per week

Work evidence provided 0 times per week

 

Related Arts

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2

1

Work evidence provided weekly

Work evidence provided on occasion

Work evidence not provided


 

 

Attendance form


PLEASE CHECK THE RELATED ARTS TEACHERS' WEBPAGE FOR THE DAILY ASSIGNMENTS. EACH DAY YOUR CHILD SHOULD ENJOY A RELATED ARTS LESSON.


Mother's Day is coming up on Sunday. Make sure to spend time with your moms!
Create your own craft for your mother or complete the activity below. Happy Mother's Day! 
Mom and Me Memory Book


The ducks are here!
PTA has purchased us a wonderful gift of duck eggs. Click here to enjoy.

Hatching Video #1
more of the first 
3rd duckling to hatch-A black Runner #7
Duck video #`1
Duck video #2


Ducks Episode 1
Ducks Episode 2
Ducks Epsiode 3

Episode 4
Egg Hatching Extra
Whose Nest?
Whose Nest Questions

Episode 5
Make Way For Ducklings
Boston Picture
Make Way for Duckling Questions
Duck count down sheet
Oviparous 

Episode 6
Ducks Don't Get Wet Read-A-Loud
Video of Duck Preenin
How to Draw a Duck

Episode 7
John Phillip Sousa Song
John Phillip Duck Read-A Loud
The Peabody Ducks

Episode 8



See Miss Leonelli's Page for a new mindfulness activity

Reading Lesson Plans for June 8-12

Please complete the following pages for phonics and reading practice.  If you do not have a printer, feel free to utilize any paper you have at home to complete. 


6-8-20: Read for pleasure today!  Please read 2-3 books or chapters.

Phonics: would, could, should

6-9-20: Read for pleasure today!  Please read 2-3 books or chapters.

Phonics: Blends

6-10-20: Read for pleasure today!  Please read 2-3 books or chapters.

Phonics: _ar, _or

6-11-20: Read for pleasure today!  Please read 2-3 books or chapters.

Phonics: _er, _ir, _ur

6-12-20: Read for pleasure today!  Please read 2-3 books or chapters.


Writing Lesson Plans for June 8-12

Color poems show how you feel about a poem.  They also represent things that are made of that color.  Choose 2 colors below from the links to create color poems.  Follow the directions on the 2 worksheets you have chosen.  Again, this week you only have to complete 2 poems all together.  If you do not have a printer, feel free to utilize any paper you have at home to complete.


6-8-20 through 6-12-20:

Red Color Poem

Orange Color Poem

Yellow Color Poem

Green Color Poem

Blue Color Poem

Purple Color Poem

Pink Color Poem

Gray Color Poem




Wilson Lesson Plans for June1-5

Wilson Fundation Practice: Please complete the following pages from Unit 7 Wilson.   If you do not have access to a printer please write answers in a notebook or any paper you may have.


Glued Sounds (-ank, -ink, -onk, -unk)= 

Draw a box around the glued sound.

6-1-20: Phonics: Beginning Blends

6-2-20: Phonics: More Beginning Blends

6-3-20: Phonics: Blend Sort

6-4-20: Phonics: Ending Blends 6-5-20: Catch up day!
Remember an and am are word families and those two letters should be boxed when the children mark their words.  Bonus letters s, f, l, and sometimes z get a star above them (like in tell or buzz). Digraphs get underlined (sh, ck, wh, ch, th).  Underline the baseword and circle the suffix _s at the end of the word.

 

 

READING LESSON PLANS FOR JUNE 1-5

6-1-20: Please read 2-3 books and complete the linked response sheet for one of the books you have read.

One Kitten for Kim Read Aloud

Reading Response: The Main Character

6-2-20: Please read 2-3 books and complete the linked response sheet for one of the books you have read.

Hey, That’s My Monster! Read Aloud

Reading Response: The Setting

6-3-20: Please read 2-3 books and complete the linked response sheet for one of the books you have read.

Piggie Pie Read Aloud

Reading Response: My Favorite Part

6-4-20: Please read 2-3 books and complete the linked response sheet for one of the books you have read.

A Sick Day for Amos McGee Read Aloud

Reading Response: Story Sequence

6-5-20: Read for pleasure today!  Please read 2-3 books or chapters.  Use this day to catch up on work from Monday through Thursday.

I Ain’t Gonna Paint No More Read Aloud

Writing Lesson Plans for June 1-5


I have decided to switch gears to some fun Poetry writing for the end of the year instead of the lengthy Fantasy writing.  Please complete the worksheets for poetry linked to each date.  If you do not have a printer, feel free to utilize any paper you have at home to complete.  We will begin with Acrostic Poetry.  I have provided an example below for reference.

6-1-20: Acrostic-Pizza

6-2-20: Acrostic-Home

6-3-20: Acrostic-Space

6-4-20: Acrostic-Trees

6-5-20: Use this day to catch up on work from Monday through Thursday.




Reading Lesson Plans for May 26-29

Wilson Fundation Practice: Please complete the following pages in the Unit 7 Wilson packet.  If you do not have access to a printer please write answers in a notebook.


5-26-20: very, too, also

5-27-20: come, some

5-28-20: Read and Match

5-29-20: Read and Match Cut & Paste


Remember an, am, ang, ing, ong, ung, ank, ink, onk, unk are word families and those letters should be boxed when the children mark their words.  Bonus letters s, f, l, and sometimes z get a star above them (like in tell or buzz). Digraphs get underlined (sh, ck, wh, ch, th).  Underline the baseword and circle the suffix _s at the end of the word.

5-26-20: Readers put together everything they are learning. That might mean you take a little bit from one book, and a little bit from another, and maybe even a little bit from a third or fourth book! When readers put lots of information together, they can figure out what they themselves think about a topic!  Please read 2-3 books.  Use several books you have read to think about a topic.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember your thoughts!

Kindness Gets a Thumbs Up! Read Aloud


5-27-20: Readers are able to form their own opinions based off of what they have read. When readers are finished reading a book, readers ask themselves, “What do I think about this book? Do I agree with the

author? Do I have different ideas?”  Please read 2-3 books.  Use several books you have read to form an opinion about a topic.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember your opinion!

Hello Ocean Read Aloud


5-28-20: Readers can tell why their topic is important to them and show what others can take from their topic that is of importance.  Please read 2-3 books.  Tell a family member everything you have learned and thought about a topic.  Teach them something about your topic.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Hooway For Wodney Wat Read Aloud


5-29-20: Read for pleasure today!  Please read 2-3 books or chapters.

The Relatives Came Read Aloud





Writing Lesson Plans May 26-29


At the end of last week, every child should have had THREE or FOUR pieces written for their character. If ALL three or four pieces are complete follow the lesson plans below.  If they are NOT all complete, this is a catch-up week for you.  Please make sure you submit a Realistic Fiction(a story about a character...not about yourself) story to me by Friday.  You will find the Realistic Fiction paper right below this. The Realistic Fiction writing paper does not have reasons on the top. Next week, we start a Fantasy unit that will be a lot of fun because we get to use our imagination!  Happy writing this week!


5-26-20: Please go back and edit (capitals, periods, handwriting) all four pieces already written.

5-27-20: Please go back and revise (reread and fix how it sounds) all four pieces already written.

5-28-20: Please go back and publish (add details to pictures and color) all pieces already written.

5-29-20: Take a breath and relax!



Previous Realistic Fiction Lesson Videos:

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: What Is It? Video

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Brainstorming Video

Previous Brainstorming Worksheets:

What is Realistic Fiction? Worksheet

Main Character Brainstorming Worksheets

Zoom In on Characters Brainstorming Worksheets

Realistic Problems and Solutions Brainstorming Worksheets

Plan Your Story Brainstorming Worksheet


Realistic Fiction Writing Paper

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing an Introduction Video

1st page

Students should begin their draft on the 1st page with an introduction that hooks their reader using the setting description, onomatopoeia, and character dialogue.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

2nd page

Students should describe all the events leading up to the character’s problem on the 2nd page. The last sentence on this page should be “All of a sudden…”  “...” are ellipses and create tension for the 3rd page where we will finish the sentence.  They keep our reader interested and reading our story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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3rd page

Students will start this page with finishing their sentence from the previous page.  This should be the main problem of the story.  They should be describing the problem and the character's feelings on this page.  They should also be adding character dialogue to their story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

4th page

Students will use this page to have their character work to solve their problem.  The first solution doesn’t always work so the character should try a few things on this page to try to solve the problem.  Remember to add character dialogue and feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Closing

5th page

Students should have their character’s problem solved on this page.  They should also add a cool ending!  For example, you can include a lesson learned, make your reader laugh, and/or add final character feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Revising Your Story

*Good writers when they are finished with their book always go back and reread it.  They can use a pen to revise and edit their writing.  Don’t forget to add color to your detailed pictures!


Revising= “Does it sound right?” Add words, delete words, change words!

Editing= “Does it look right?” Capitals, periods, quotation marks, spaces!

Publishing= Make your pictures detailed and colorful!


Reading Lesson Plans

Wilson Fundation Practice: Please complete the following pages in the Unit 7 Wilson packet.  If you do not have access to a printer discussion of these worksheets digitally is sufficient.

Glued Sounds (-ank, -ink, -onk, -unk)= 

Draw a box around the glued sound.


5-18-20: _ank, _ink, _onk, _unk

5-19-20: -nk Sort

5-20-20: Words with _nk

5-21-20: put, two

5-22-20: Suffix _s with _ng and _nk


Remember an, am, ang, ing, ong, ung are word families and those letters should be boxed when the children mark their words.  Bonus letters s, f, l, and sometimes z get a star above them (like in tell or buzz). Digraphs get underlined (sh, ck, wh, ch, th).  Underline the baseword and circle the suffix _s at the end of the word.

5-18-20: Readers read books in a voice that matches how the book talks. They think about how the book talks, then they make their voice match that. If it is an information book, they use a teacher’s/scientist’s voice; if it is a story, they use a storyteller’s voice. Please read 2-3 books.  As you are reading your books, try to talk in a voice that matches your book.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

After the Fall (How Humpty Dumpty Got Back Up Again) Read Aloud


5-19-20: Readers become experts by 'talking the talk' of their books. When they see special, topic-specific words in their books, they go out of their way to use those words during partnership conversations.  Please read 2-3 books.  Use a family member as your partner reader and use those BIG words seen during your reading to discuss your books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Martha Speaks Read Aloud


5-20-20: Readers can push their understanding of new words by talking to their partner about them. When you come across a new word that you think is important to your topic, you can teach it to your partner. You may even look back to the page where you found the word to help you understand and explain it.  Please read 2-3 books.  Use a member of your family as a partner reader.  Discuss new words with your family member.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

David Goes to School Read Aloud


5-21-20: Readers uncover what it means to compare and contrast different types of texts. Please read 2-3 books.  Compare two of the texts you have read.  What type of books are they?  What was the author’s purpose in each?  If there were characters, how are they similar and how are they different?  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Little Red Hen Read Aloud


5-22-20: When readers learn new facts about a topic from informational books, they can hold those in their minds as they read stories about the same topic. They can think, “What in this story connects to the informational book I just read? Do any of the facts from the first book show up here?” Then they can stop and jot on sticky notes the things they notice.  Please read 2-3 books.  Make sure some of those books are non-fiction books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Upside-Down Gardener Read Aloud

Writing Lesson Plans

This week we should be working on our fourth adventure for our character and at the end of the week you should have completed four Realistic Fiction stories for your character series.  If you do not have access to a printer you can utilize any paper available to you to complete the assignments below.


Previous Realistic Fiction Lesson Videos:

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: What Is It? Video

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Brainstorming Video

Previous Brainstorming Worksheets:

What is Realistic Fiction? Worksheet

Main Character Brainstorming Worksheets

Zoom In on Characters Brainstorming Worksheets

Realistic Problems and Solutions Brainstorming Worksheets

Plan Your Story Brainstorming Worksheet


Realistic Fiction Writing Paper

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing an Introduction Video

5-18-20: Good writers can write an introduction for their Realistic Fiction story. 

1st page

Students should begin their draft on the 1st page with an introduction that hooks their reader using the setting description, onomatopoeia, and character dialogue.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

5-19-20: Good writers can write the events leading up to the character’s problem.

2nd page

Students should describe all the events leading up to the character’s problem on the 2nd page. The last sentence on this page should be “All of a sudden…”  “...” are ellipses and create tension for the 3rd page where we will finish the sentence.  They keep our reader interested and reading our story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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5-20-20: Good writers can describe the character’s problem.

3rd page

Students will start this page with finishing their sentence from the previous page.  This should be the main problem of the story.  They should be describing the problem and the character's feelings on this page.  They should also be adding character dialogue to their story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

5-21-20: Good writers can have their character work to solve their problem. 

4th page

Students will use this page to have their character work to solve their problem.  The first solution doesn’t always work so the character should try a few things on this page to try to solve the problem.  Remember to add character dialogue and feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Closing

5-22-20: Good writers can write a closing to their Realistic Fiction story. 

5th page

Students should have their character’s problem solved on this page.  They should also add a cool ending!  For example, you can include a lesson learned, make your reader laugh, and/or add final character feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Revising Your Story

*Good writers when they are finished with their book always go back and reread it.  They can use a pen to revise and edit their writing.  Don’t forget to add color to your detailed pictures!


Revising= “Does it sound right?” Add words, delete words, change words!

Editing= “Does it look right?” Capitals, periods, quotation marks, spaces!

Publishing= Make your pictures detailed and colorful!


Please send me your child’s writing to my email
mischlichc@hamiltonschools.org by Friday afternoon.


Reading Lesson Plans

Wilson Fundation Practice: Please complete the following pages in the Unit 7 Wilson packet.  If you do not have access to a printer discussion of these worksheets digitally is sufficient.

Glued Sounds (-ang, -ing, -ong, -ung)= 

Draw a box around the glued sound.

5-11-20: -ang, -ing, -ong, -ung

5-12-20: -ang, -ing, -ong, -ung (2)

5-13-20: -ng Sort

5-14-20: by, my, try, why

5-15-20: Words with _ng


Remember an and am are word families and those two letters should be boxed when the children mark their words.  Bonus letters s, f, l, and sometimes z get a star above them (like in tell or buzz). Digraphs get underlined (sh, ck, wh, ch, th).  Underline the baseword and circle the suffix _s at the end of the word.

5-11-20: The first thing readers do when they begin a new book is to look through the pages and pictures to figure out what kind of text it is. Is it a poem? Is it fiction? Is it informational? Is it a mix of more than one kind of text? Please read 2-3 books.  As you are reading your books, decide what genre your book falls into and discuss with your family.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Mom University Read Aloud


5-12-20: When readers start a new book, they think, “What do I need to do to read this book my very best? Is this a topic I already know a lot about or is this a new topic for me?” If it’s new, they read on the lookout for new facts and information that will help them to learn and understand about the topic. Please read 2-3 books.  Stay on the lookout for new facts and information as you read and don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Adventures of Beekle the Unimaginary Friend Read Aloud


5-13-20: Readers try to determine the central message/main topic of the book they are reading.  Please read 2-3 books.  Stop and think about the author’s purpose of the book and the message or lesson that the author is trying to get across through their writing.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

My Grandpa is a Dinosaur Read Aloud


5-14-20: Readers make predictions and also check these when reading about topics. After they read a bit, a page, a part, or a section, they stop and ask themselves, “Did my prediction match what I learned? Do I need to change my thinking or understanding to match what the book is teaching me?” Please read 2-3 books.  Make and check predictions throughout the book as you are reading.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Kissing Hand Read Aloud


5-15-20: Readers flip through the pages of a book to get ready to read and they stop to notice words, pictures, and captions that may help them understand the book. As they come across these, they think, “What is in this book? What will I learn?”  Please read 2-3 books.  Make sure to stop and think about your reading periodically.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

John, Paul, George, & Ben Read Aloud

Writing Lesson Plans

This week we should be working on our third adventure for our character and at the end of the week you should have completed three Realistic Fiction stories for your character series.  If you do not have access to a printer you can utilize any paper available to you to complete the assignments below.


Previous Realistic Fiction Lesson Videos:

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: What Is It? Video

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Brainstorming Video

Previous Brainstorming Worksheets:

What is Realistic Fiction? Worksheet

Main Character Brainstorming Worksheets

Zoom In on Characters Brainstorming Worksheets

Realistic Problems and Solutions Brainstorming Worksheets

Plan Your Story Brainstorming Worksheet


Realistic Fiction Writing Paper

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing an Introduction Video

5-11-20: Good writers can write an introduction for their Realistic Fiction story. 

1st page

Students should begin their draft on the 1st page with an introduction that hooks their reader using the setting description, onomatopoeia, and character dialogue.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

______________________________________________________________

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

5-12-20: Good writers can write the events leading up to the character’s problem.

2nd page

Students should describe all the events leading up to the character’s problem on the 2nd page. The last sentence on this page should be “All of a sudden…”  “...” are ellipses and create tension for the 3rd page where we will finish the sentence.  They keep our reader interested and reading our story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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5-13-20: Good writers can describe the character’s problem.

3rd page

Students will start this page with finishing their sentence from the previous page.  This should be the main problem of the story.  They should be describing the problem and the character's feelings on this page.  They should also be adding character dialogue to their story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

______________________________________________________________

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

5-14-20: Good writers can have their character work to solve their problem. 

4th page

Students will use this page to have their character work to solve their problem.  The first solution doesn’t always work so the character should try a few things on this page to try to solve the problem.  Remember to add character dialogue and feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

______________________________________________________________

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Closing

5-15-20: Good writers can write a closing to their Realistic Fiction story. 

5th page

Students should have their character’s problem solved on this page.  They should also add a cool ending!  For example, you can include a lesson learned, make your reader laugh, and/or add final character feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

______________________________________________________________


Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Revising Your Story

*Good writers when they are finished with their book always go back and reread it.  They can use a pen to revise and edit their writing.  Don’t forget to add color to your detailed pictures!


Revising= “Does it sound right?” Add words, delete words, change words!

Editing= “Does it look right?” Capitals, periods, quotation marks, spaces!

Publishing= Make your pictures detailed and colorful!


Please send me your child’s writing to my email mischlichc@hamiltonschools.org by Friday afternoon.


Reading Lesson Plans

Wilson Fundation Practice: Please complete the following pages in the Unit 6 Wilson packet.  If you do not have access to a printer discussion of these worksheets digitally is sufficient.


Basewords and Suffix_s Marking= Underline the baseword and circle the s at the end of the word.

5-4-20: Read and Match

5-5-20: Read and Do

5-6-20: Silly Sentences

5-7-20: Writing Words With Suffix _s

5-8-20: Trick Word Color

Remember an and am are word families and those two letters should be boxed when the children mark their words.  Bonus letters s, f, l, and sometimes z get a star above them (like in tell or buzz). Digraphs get underlined (sh, ck, wh, ch, th).



5-4-20: Good readers find clues in the book when they get stuck.  Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Why We Stay Home-Suzie Learns About Coronavirus Read Aloud


5-5-20: Good readers use everything they know to fill in the gaps! Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Recess Queen Read Aloud


5-6-20: Good readers REALLY get to know their character by comparing books in their series.  Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Tops and Bottoms Read Aloud


5-7-20: Good readers make sure their gift reading is beautiful. Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Timmy’s Terrific Travels Read Aloud


5-8-20: Good readers continue to back up and get a running start if they are stuck on a word.  Please read 2-3 books.  Read to your family using your fluency skills and recommend a book you love.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Rain Came Down Read Aloud



Writing Lesson Plans

This week we should be working on our second adventure for our character and at the end of the week you should have completed two Realistic Fiction stories for your character series.  If you do not have access to a printer you can utilize any paper available to you to complete the assignments below.


Previous Realistic Fiction Lesson Videos:

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: What Is It? Video

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Brainstorming Video

Previous Brainstorming Worksheets:

What is Realistic Fiction? Worksheet

Main Character Brainstorming Worksheets

Zoom In on Characters Brainstorming Worksheets

Realistic Problems and Solutions Brainstorming Worksheets

Plan Your Story Brainstorming Worksheet


Realistic Fiction Writing Paper

 

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing an Introduction Video

5-4-20: Good writers can write an introduction for their Realistic Fiction story. 

1st page

Students should begin their draft on the 1st page with an introduction that hooks their reader using the setting description, onomatopoeia, and character dialogue.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

______________________________________________________________

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

5-5-20: Good writers can write the events leading up to the character’s problem.

2nd page

Students should describe all the events leading up to the character’s problem on the 2nd page. The last sentence on this page should be “All of a sudden…”  “...” are ellipses and create tension for the 3rd page where we will finish the sentence.  They keep our reader interested and reading our story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

______________________________________________________________

5-6-20: Good writers can describe the character’s problem.

3rd page

Students will start this page with finishing their sentence from the previous page.  This should be the main problem of the story.  They should be describing the problem and the character's feelings on this page.  They should also be adding character dialogue to their story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

______________________________________________________________

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

5-7-20: Good writers can have their character work to solve their problem. 

4th page

Students will use this page to have their character work to solve their problem.  The first solution doesn’t always work so the character should try a few things on this page to try to solve the problem.  Remember to add character dialogue and feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Closing

5-8-20: Good writers can write a closing to their Realistic Fiction story. 

5th page

Students should have their character’s problem solved on this page.  They should also add a cool ending!  For example, you can include a lesson learned, make your reader laugh, and/or add final character feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Revising Your Story

*Good writers when they are finished with their book always go back and reread it.  They can use a pen to revise and edit their writing.  Don’t forget to add color to your detailed pictures!
Revising= “Does it sound right?” Add words, delete words, change words!

Editing= “Does it look right?” Capitals, periods, quotation marks, spaces!

Publishing= Make your pictures detailed and colorful!

Reading Lesson Plans

Wilson Fundation Practice: Please complete the following pages in the Unit 6 Wilson packet.  If you do not have access to a printer discussion of these worksheets digitally is sufficient.


Basewords and Suffix_s Marking= Underline the baseword and circle the s at the end of the word.

4-27-20: Words with Suffix _s

4-28-20: Sight Words (Who, What, When)

4-29-20: Sight Words (Where, Here, There)

4-30-20: Nouns and Verbs

5-1-20:   Sentence Building

Remember an and am are word families and those two letters should be boxed when the children mark their words.  Bonus letters s, f, l, and sometimes z get a star above them (like in tell or buzz). Digraphs get underlined (sh, ck, wh, ch, th).

4-27-20: Good readers/directors can tell the difference between funny, dramatic, and exciting parts of their books.  Please read 2-3 books.  Use your Post-its to identify the different parts of the book as you read!

The Little Red Hen Read Aloud




4-28-20: Good readers/directors notice how the setting might change a story. Please read 2-3 books.  The setting can change several times in a story.  Pay attention to these changes and don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Rosie Revere Engineer Read Aloud




4-29-20: Good readers/directors notice clues for important parts. (ex. when a character's feelings change suddenly)  Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember those important parts throughout the book!

Doctor De Soto Read Aloud


4-30-20: Good readers/directors can mark feelings and thoughts in their books. Please read 2-3 books.  Use your Post-its to mark those feelings and thoughts in the book as you read!

Little Pea Read Aloud




5-1-20: Good readers give the gift of reading!  Please read 2-3 books.  Read to your family using your fluency skills and recommend a book you love.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Three Billy Goats Fluff Read Aloud


Writing Lesson Plans

This week we start a new Writing unit on Realistic Fiction.  If you do not have access to a printer you can utilize any paper available to you to complete the assignments below.


Previous Realistic Fiction Lesson Videos:

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: What Is It? Video

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Brainstorming Video

Previous Brainstorming Worksheets:

What is Realistic Fiction? Worksheet

Main Character Brainstorming Worksheets

Zoom In on Characters Brainstorming Worksheets

Realistic Problems and Solutions Brainstorming Worksheets

Plan Your Story Brainstorming Worksheet


Realistic Fiction Writing Paper

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing an Introduction Video

4-27-20: Good writers can write an introduction for their Realistic Fiction story. 

1st page

Students should begin their draft on the 1st page with an introduction that hooks their reader using the setting description, onomatopoeia, and character dialogue.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

4-28-20: Good writers can write the events leading up to the character’s problem.

2nd page

Students should describe all the events leading up to the character’s problem on the 2nd page. The last sentence on this page should be “All of a sudden…”  “...” are ellipses and create tension for the 3rd page where we will finish the sentence.  They keep our reader interested and reading our story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

4-29-20: Good writers can describe the character’s problem.

3rd page

Students will start this page with finishing their sentence from the previous page.  This should be the main problem of the story.  They should be describing the problem and the character's feelings on this page.  They should also be adding character dialogue to their story.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Draft Video

4-30-20: Good writers can have their character work to solve their problem. 

4th page

Students will use this page to have their character work to solve their problem.  The first solution doesn’t always work so the character should try a few things on this page to try to solve the problem.  Remember to add character dialogue and feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Writing a Closing

5-1-20: Good writers can write a closing to their Realistic Fiction story. 

5th page

Students should have their character’s problem solved on this page.  They should also add a cool ending!  For example, you can include a lesson learned, make your reader laugh, and/or add final character feelings.  Please watch the video for further explanation and use my example above as a reference.

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Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Revising Your Story

*Good writers when they are finished with their book always go back and reread it.  They can use a pen to revise and edit their writing.  Don’t forget to add color to your detailed pictures!


Revising= “Does it sound right?” Add words, delete words, change words!

Editing= “Does it look right?” Capitals, periods, quotation marks, spaces!

Publishing= Make your pictures detailed and colorful!





Reading Lesson Plans

Wilson Fundation Practice: Please complete the following worksheets. If you do not have access to a printer you can put your answers in a notebook.


Basewords and Suffix_s Marking= Underline the baseword and circle the s at the end of the word.

4-20-20: Basewords and Suffix _s

4-21-20: /s/ or /z/

4-22-20: Basewords and Suffix _s Sort

4-23-20: Action Words with the Suffix _s

4-24-20: Read and Sequence

Remember an and am are word families and those two letters should be boxed when the children mark their words.  Bonus letters s, f, l, and sometimes z get a star above them (like in tell or buzz). Digraphs get underlined (sh, ck, wh, ch, th).

READERS WORKSHOP



4-20-20: Good readers notice that things happen when there are no words in a scene.  Please read 2-3 books.  Study and use the pictures to help understand the WHOLE story.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Carla’s Sandwich Read Aloud


4-21-20: Good readers know that rereading can help make the story come alive! Please read 2-3 books.  Reread a book you have already read and use expression to help dramatize the characters! Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Diary of a Worm Read Aloud


4-22-20: Good readers try out different ways to sound and act like their characters and decide on the best way. Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

And Then It’s Spring Read Aloud


4-23-20: Good readers act out scenes that are beyond what’s on the pages.  Please read 2-3 books.  Choose one of your favorite books you have read and act out scenes from it with your parents or siblings.  Add some scenes that aren’t in the book! Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

The Word Collector Read Aloud



4-24-20: Good readers/directors mark important parts and know ALL the characters.  Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

Pig Kahuna Read Aloud

Writing Lesson Plans

This week we start a new Writing unit on Realistic Fiction.  If you do not have access to a printer you can utilize any paper available to you to complete the assignments below.


4-20-20: Good writers learn about Realistic Fiction.

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: What Is It? Video

What is Realistic Fiction? Worksheet


4-21-20:
Good writers can brainstorm for their Realistic Fiction stories. (Main Character)

Realistic Fiction Writing for Kids: Brainstorming Video

Main Character Brainstorming Worksheets


4-22-20:
Good writers can brainstorm for their Realistic Fiction stories. (Zoom in on Main Character and other Characters, Family, and Friends)

Zoom In on Characters Brainstorming Worksheets


4-23-20:
Good writers can brainstorm for their Realistic Fiction stories. (Problems and Solutions)

Realistic Problems and Solutions Brainstorming Worksheets


4-24-20:
Good writers can brainstorm for their Realistic Fiction stories. (Plan Your Story)

Plan Your Story Brainstorming Worksheet


Next week we will begin writing our story utilizing all of our brainstorming worksheets!


*Good writers when they are finished with their book always go back and reread it.  They can use a pen to revise and edit their writing. Don’t forget to add color to your detailed pictures!


Revising= “Does it sound right?” Add words, delete words, change words!

Editing= “Does it look right?” Capitals, periods, quotation marks, spaces!

Publishing= Make your pictures detailed and colorful!




Reading Lessons 4/6-4/9 4-6-20: Good readers understand that they can get to know the characters before they even read the first page!  Please read 2-3 books.  Take a book walk with each book and try to learn about the character through the pictures before reading.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember! 4-7-20: Good readers/actors step right into their character’s shoes. Please read 2-3 books.  Use your tone of voice and hand gestures to act like the character's in your books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember! 4-8-20: Good readers/actors use clues from the characters to change how their voice sounds. For example, if the character whispers or yells, you should whisper or yell. Please read 2-3 books.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember! 4-9-20: Good partner readers/actors can act out scenes in stories together.  Please read 2-3 books.  Choose one of your favorite books you have read and act out scenes from it with your parents or siblings.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!



Writing Lesson Plans

Week of 4/6/20-4/9/20:  You are now experts on writing an opinion piece!  This week, you will write your final opinion piece or pieces!  Try writing about something you don't like- which is a little tricky!  

READING LESSON PLANS 3-30-20: Good readers reread the ending and think “How did the trouble get fixed?”  Please read 2-3 books and really think about the solution that solved the problem at the end of the book.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

3-31-20: Good readers think “What did the character realize or learn?” Please read 2-3 books and think about the lesson that the character learned in the book.  Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

4-1-20: Good readers predict the lesson right from the start.  Please read 2-3 books. Take a picture walk through each book before reading.  Try to predict the lesson each character will learn before reading any words! Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

4-2-20: Good readers compare and contrast.  Please read 2-3 books. After reading, compare all the books you read.  What was the same about them? What was different? Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember! 4-3-20: Good readers recommend books they love.  Please read 2-3 books. After reading, pick one of the books that you love.  Tell a family member all about the book and characters. Retell the BIG things that happen but DON’T give away the ending.  You can also pass along the lesson! Don’t forget to jot some things down on your Post-its to remember!

 

WRITING LESSON PLANS 3-30-20: Good writers can hook their readers with an introduction.

3-31-20: Good writers can write their first reason with supporting details.

4-1-20: Good writers can write their second reason with supporting details.

4-2-20: Good writers can write their third reason with supporting details.

4-3-20: Good writers can write a summarizing conclusion.

Mindfulness Activity
from our social worker Miss Leonelli 

March 30 - April 3: Students will create "Mindful Hands". On the right hand, students need to reflect on their feelings and list five feelings they have felt in a day. On the left hand, students will think of five things they are grateful for.  See the picture below. Please hold on to these until we meet again. 
hands

Here are some links you can use with your child. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me through Class Dojo or email.

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