Kindergarten – will continue its study of rhyming books and hear the story of Pout Pout Fish in the Big Dark Ocean. They will compare that fiction book with the non-fiction book called Oceans. We will make up motions to the finger play: Five Little Pouty Fish. We will Hear another story in the form of a song. It’s called The Pout Pout Fish Song. We will watch a video clip about a real Ocean Pout Fish. Play a rhyme game here.
First Grade – continues it’s study about Presidents. We will enjoy the book, What Presidents are Made Of. We will all look at books from the book room about Lincoln. If there is time, we will view a timeline about Lincoln found on BookFlix (People and Places; 5-8; Explore the Web) Students can see our Presidents here.
Second Grade – We will continue our study of biographies. We will listen to: George Washington’s Teeth and look at a small biography about Washington. We will do activities under Explore the Web in the People and Places section on BookFlix under Washington’s books. (60 Second Video/Portrait of G. Washington/President’s Day Home Page)
Third Grade a.m. – We will continue our civil rights study unit by taking part in a reader’s theater about Martin Luther King, Jr. This is a story about him as a child. We will talk about what freedoms he and his family were denied. We will review the definition of Civil Rights and practice naming the freedoms. If we have time, we will read the story my brother Martin.
Third Grade p.m. – Students will spend between 10-15 minutes researching their country and/or animal. We will use WBKids (Student) and A-Z Animals National Geographic Kids as sources of information. Then Mrs. Elder will demonstrate how to make a google slide. With the remaining time, students will just explore the Google Slide application and “practice” inserting pictures, and text boxes.
Fourth Grade – Students will finish book talking their Steven Jenkins book. With remaining time, we will go review Steve Jenkins website. If time permits I can read from one of his books.
Fifth Grade – We will practice using ISearch with some specific ISearch Challenges.