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What do you what to learn?

What do you what to learn?

Our Focus

~March~

Our Focus:

Force and Motion

Students will ask questions, make observations, gather information and demonstrate that:

-objects move by pushes and pulls.

-objects move by pushing or pulling harder or softer.


 

Writing Focus~

*Compare- Contrast

*Cause & Effect

*Categorizing-Classification  

*Writing - Informational 

K-PS2-1: Plan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.  

 

K-PS2-2: Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or pull.  

 

K-2-ETS1-1: Ask questions, make observations, and gather information about a situation people want to change to define simple problem that can be solved through the development of a new or improved object or tool.

 

K-2-ETS1-3: Analyze data from tests of two objects designed to solve the same problem to compare the strengths and weaknesses of how each performs.

 

PS2.A: Forces and Motion Pushes and pulls have different strengths and directions.  Pushing or pulling on an object can change the speed or direction of its motion and can start or stop it.   

 

PS2.B: Types of Interactions when objects touch or collide, they push on one another and can change motion.  

 

PS3.C: Relationship Between Energy and Forces A bigger push or pull makes things speed up or slow down more quickly.

 

ETS1.A: Defining Engineering Problems A situation that people want to change or create can be approached as a problem to be solved through engineering.  Such problems may have many acceptable solutions.


 

VIC Words:

motion, force, energy,push

pull, gravity, friction 

 

BooksTo Look For:

   


Youtube:

OK Go This Too Shall Pass Rube Goldberg Machine version Official

Speed and Velocity

http://pbskids.org/dragonflytv/scientists/

What does an engineer do? K2 Math Education Kids educational Video

What's an Engineer? Crash Course Kids #12.1


 

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Our Math Focus

Math:

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...

Look at this image, can you create a story problem?

Can you write a number sentence too?

 

Play games with the Ten Frames and the Teen Numbers...1 ten and ? ones...  Show it on the Ten Frames?

Write the number I created for you on the Ten Frames...

Pull out the TEN FRAMES and play games!

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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)

 

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

MRS. ERVIN'S CLASS

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Valentine's Day Celebration!

Coleman Family Feast 2016

Practice Zoo Phonics and Learn !

Zero the Hero!

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V.I.P. Dates

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Important People at Our School

Our School Our Principal, Mr. Taylor Our Custodian, Giao Our Yard Supervisors, Ms. Karen Our School Liaison, Ms. Martha
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FRIENDSHIP / AMISTAD

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What is "FRIENDSHIP"?

Where can we find the true meaning of it?

How does friendship FEEL?

What does it LOOK like?

What does it SOUND like?

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What is your own definition of "Friendship"?

(Talk about this as family)

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¿Qué es la "Amistad"?
¿Dónde podemos encontrar el verdadero significado?
¿Cómo se siente amistad
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¿Qué te parece?
¿Suena como?


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¿Cuál es tu propia definición de "Amistad"?
(Hablo de esto como familia)

Here is what Yosemite Jr.and Yosemite Grizzly did this summer!

Yosemite and Bjorn at the tent Yosemite and Bjorn talking around the camp fire. Day dreaming!!! Driving the tractor on papa and nana's farm. IMG_1757.JPG Look what Yosemite made... Do you know where Yosemite is here? Yes, Golden Gate Park!!! Yosemite in Tent Cabins Where do you think Yosemite is? Yosemite Grizzly relaxing catching up o his summer reading Bjorn and Grizzly EEKKing waking from his summer nap showing safety on the boat getting back from Silver Lake
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Come make a splash with me in Kindergarten!

Mrs. Ervin's summer picture

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           

 

Something to Think About


 

WHAT IS LOVE?

 

When someone loves you, the way they say your name is different.  You know that your name is safe in their mouth.”  Billy – age 4

 

“When you love somebody, your eyelashes go up and down and little starscome out of you.” Karen – age 7

 

“Love is what makes you smile when you’re tired.”  Terri – age 4

 

Love is when Mommy sees Daddy smelly and sweaty and still says he is handsomer than Robert Redford.” Chris – age 7

 

“You really shouldn’t say ‘I love you’ unless you mean it.  But if you mean it, you should say it a lot.  People forget.” Jessica – age 8

          

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Our Language Art Focus

Phonics:

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

Reading:

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, p 

 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, the

Orange Words

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

Yellow Words

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

Green Words

what, that, not, at, or

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

Coleman "PAWSatives"

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Mrs. King Paddle boarding in Alaska

Mrs. King's Paddle boarding in Alaska

Are you about to start kindergarten, here is a site to check out!

http://tinyurl.com/z9nlw5f

Light and Numbers~ "What do you see?"