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Social Studies-   

Symbols / Mapping

Our Focus:

What are symbols?

Can we recognize national and state symbols and icons ?

Look at the map of California and United States

How can you find things?

Is it land or water?

What symbols do you know?

What is a model?

What are the features on a map? 


CCD words:

symbols , icons, continents, legends, landforms, globe, prepostions

scientist, observe, predict, texture, investigate , inquire

Ask your child what the Signal Word or CCD Word is... 

This is the word that we use to signal movement around the room and outside...

The children will be asked to give their prediction to the word...then they will be asked to find the true meaning of the signal word and report where they found the meaning... (parent's will need to help!)

Read Books About:

Lincoln Memorial, Washington Monument, Martin Luther King, Jr Memorial, Mount Rushmore

Why/ How were they important in history? 


Internet Resources:

Our Math Focus



Pull out the TEN FRAMES and play games!


we will be practicing two ways of counting 10's  ( eleven, twelve, thirteen.... and  1- ten  1-one, 1-ten 2- ones, 1-ten 3- ones)


Practice modeling correct number formation!

Go outside with a paintbrush and water and teach your child how to make 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 on the sidewalk!

( Parents: Make sure you model the numbers first, you are working on making sure the numbers are facing the correct direction, so modeling is the key)



Can you do this? Create a number story!

apple_barrel_coloring.pngIf you needed 3 apples for pie and 4 apples for juices, how many apples do you need to take from the basket?

images-1.jpegif you were carrying 10 strawberries, and 3 dropped, how many would you have left in your basket?

What kind of number story can you make from these picture?


Your child maybe able to count to 100 but can he/she identify a number out of sequence? Play games like Sorry, Uno, Dominos to help them learn! 

34 (switch them around) 43, which is greater? How do you know?

61 (switch) 16, which is less? Show me how you know?

Math Academic Vocabulary: Compose , decompose, estimate, addingplus, take away, subtract,  before,  after,  greater then,  lesser then,  fewer,  the same equal to, between, volume, capacity


The King's Foot- developing measurement skills

The King's Foot- developing measurement skills the king wanted a bed for the queen we created the bed using our feet . . we made the bed for Mrs. King.. she climbed in just like the Queen did and just like the queen... . . so we thought about it and solved the problem . . . . . just like the Queen she finally fit . .
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Force And Motion

Our first Force and Motion Question . Motion and the Marble . . Motion or Force Ball Drop! . Force and Motion Cars and Ramps . . . . . Mouse Trap! Making Our Own Mouse Trap . . .
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V.I.P. Share

Danny and Professor Crazy more wonder from Professor Crazy . VIP Share out Learning about Attributes and the 5 Senses from Nana . . add in some talk  about Space and the Planets some singing and a little glow lights too Rylan and Janis read poems …by Shel Silverstein . . . . . Paloma's VIP . Chloe's VIP . . Story's VIP . . Kingstun's VIP . . Elsa's VIP visit with Yosemite . .
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Parent's Corner

Parent's Corner:

Just a thought :) Asking more directed question, rather then open ended question, will help you learn more about our day. You might ask "Can you teach me a song you sang today?" or "W ...more

Valentine's Day!

Our bags . . . Love is.. Freeze Dance Party . . Valentine's . . . . . . . . .
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Come make a splash with me in Kindergarten!

Mrs. Ervin's summer picture

“The miracle of children is that we just don’t know how they will change or who they will become.” 
― Eileen Kennedy-MooreSmart Parenting for Smart Kids: Nurturing Your Child's True Potential


You don't really understand human nature unless you know why a child on a merry-go-round will wave at his parents every time around - and why his parents will always wave back.  ~William D. Tammeus


It's not only children who grow.  Parents do too.  As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours.  I can't tell my children to reach for the sun.  All I can do is reach for it, myself.  ~Joyce Maynard


Room 2's Daily Schedule

Enrichment            8:45 - 9:20

Circle                           9:20 - 9:50

Groups                      9:55 - 10:40

Recess                        10:45 - 11:05

Core Study       11:05 -11:50

Lunch                         12:00- 12:40

Story/Choice        12:40- 1:35

Home                                  1:40           

Links to Learning

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Our Language Art Focus


1) Work on naming  all capitol and lower case letters out of order

2) Work on saying the sound of upper and lower case letters out of order

3) Match or say as many words that start with the letter you see or are shown

4) Create rhyming words 

5) Work on identifying beginning  and ending sound of a word


guide  your child to ask and answer questions about key details in a text.

guide  your child to identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.

guide your child to describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.

Writing Skill:

* Work on the formation of upper and lower case letters

*Work on sounding out and writing the letter that matches the sound to make words

* Work on leaving finger space between to words

A good way to start these is to work on your child's first and last name: teach each letter name , sound, correct way to make the letter and start using lower case. Make this fun, use play dough, shaving cream, a paintbrush and water, but model first!

Start small and add on!

Rainbow Letters to work on:

 a, s, m, t, r 

 i, b, h, n, v 

 o, d, c, f, g,  

 u, k, l, q, z

Rainbow Words to work on:

Red Words

I, me, am, can, see, and, go, to ,for, like

Orange Words

be, by, have, in, it, my, on, out, the, think, you

Yellow Words

we, he, she, are, went, is, here, play, because

Green Words

what, that, not, at, or

Coleman Rules of Conduct

Coleman Rules of Conduct

Mrs. King Paddle boarding in Alaska

Mrs. King's Paddle boarding in Alaska