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Teacher Therese Jackson - S.K./I.I.  (Send e-mail)

Hello, I am currently in my second year at Grand Prairie (15th year teaching) teaching kindergarten through second grade and LOVING it! As a parent myself, I want all of my parents to feel as comfortable as possible coming to me with any and all concerns! Please at any time e-mail or call me. If I canít immediately get to you, I will do my best to call you back in a timely fashion!
 
 

This week in class

Monday
10/22/2012-10/26/2012
Theme: Apples! Apples! Apples!
Unfortunately we are a week behind in our units due to an unforeseen family circumstance last week...But we will be BACK on TRACK next week!


Tuesday
Together in Group we will be:
*Practicing counting forward and backward with an apple song.
*Graphing our favorite color apple and talking about the following language: same, different, most/least and zero.
*Graphing how we like to eat our apples and using the language: same, different, most, least and zero.
*Measuring how tall we are in apples and using the language: tallest/shortest, same/different
*Continuing to add to our Sight Word List


Wednesday
MATH:
1. Dot to Dot (Easy, but just checking if my kiddos can do this)
2. Base ten blocks: counting apples in a tree and finding the corresponding number
3. Positional Concepts
4. Color Words
5. Patterning Apples
6. Sequencing an apple as its eaten


Thursday
Reading:
1. Predictable Texts
2. Sequencing the seasons by observing a tree in the story "Way up High in the Apple Tree"
3. Sight Words
4. Spin, Read and Write the letter game
5. Correcting Sentences
6. Writing about their favorite apple


Friday
Fun Friday!
We will be tearing up paper to make a HUGE mess and gluing it on an apple to create a colage!
We will also be taste testing some apples to see which color we love!
Next weeks theme is MONSTERS (but nothing scary! :)

 
 

Important Dates

9/10/2012
Board Meeting

10/1/2012
TERRA NOVA Testing

10/5/2012
Teacher Institute-No School

10/8/2012
Columbus Day No School

10/15/2012
Field Trip

10/19/2012
Picture ReTakes

10/24/2012
End of 1st Quarter

10/24/2012
End of First Quarter

10/31/2012
Halloween

11/19/2012
Fall Break

11/19/2012
Parent Teacher Conferences

11/20/2012
Parent Teacher Conferences

11/30/2012
Holiday Raffle

6/3/2013
Last day of school

 
 

Downloads List

Sight Words [9/6/2012]

 
 

Cool Links

Apple Facts
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Applied Behavior Analysis
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Apps for Children with Special Needs
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Education City (Math and Language Arts)
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Math Worksheets and Practice Skills
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Pete the Cat: Rocking his School Shoes
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Teach Town: Independent Learning
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