Friday, March 6, 2015

Week 26 Letter Qq, short i, star words 'here' and 'is', DR. SEUSS!!!

We began our Read-Across-America Week with Green Eggs and Ham created by my teenagers!
It is kind of a family tradition. Plus they get the extras!
 (p.s. Not real eggs: Pretzels, white chocolate, and m&ms)

We enjoyed 2 guest readers on Monday,

 Kristin, Kayden's mom and Annette. 
Both work at the High School.
Thank you, Ladies!
(stay tuned for our special Friday guest reader toward the end of this blog...)

Monday was also the day kids brought in their 
POTATO Storybook Character for the contest in the library!
 These were AWESOME!

We created our own version of Dr. Seuss's Cat in the Hat hat's and bow ties!

We also created a Cat in the Hat for the hallway using shapes....cute fun! 


 Monday afternoon we put all of our Cat in the Hat drawing skills to one final test....guided drawing and painting!


Tuesday's centers included:
Thing1 and Thing2 Clear the Board (an addition game)

Cat in the Hat Vowel Practice...

Read the Room Thing1 and Thing2 Counting by 2s...

 Graph Reading...

 We have been "Dropping Everything And Reading"
this week...DEAR Time! 
What fun!

Much of our seat work this week was Dr.Seuss themed which involved some crazy things...These kids are taking a Math test ON THE FLOOR!!! Wacky Wednesday!

The Shamrocks are rolling in...ADORABLE!
 One of my favorite activities is to actually GRAPH all the Dr. Seuss books your child brought in!
This year Dr.Seuss's ABC Book won!

 We focused on creating our OWN silly Dr. Seuss creature this week!  Look for several Lucky Duck books soon!

 Our Morning Challenges this week included:
Dr. Seuss numeric order...

Dr. Seuss ABC (backwards) order...

Dr. Seuss silly sentence building...

One of our independent sheets this week was this fun dice race...
 We also had a fun WRITE THE ROOM activity with the letters in HAPPY BIRTHDAY, DR.SEUSS!

Here is one of our fun Morning Messages this a Cat Hat...

This is another fun Lucky Duck Book...Horton Hatches a ????

One of our school wide celebrations this week was a MAGICIAN!  

 Lainey got to go up and help with a trick!

Here is his info...that phone number is 651-257-7116

 We did take pics with my Dr. Seuss Cat Hat!
(notice the fashionable anti-lice bags tucked under the hat!)
What cutie pies!

We began Friday with these delicious cupcakes made by many staff here at Lewiston-Altura.
There was one for everyone in the entire school!
Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!
 Here are a few more family lovely!
The family projects turned in on Friday will be posted next week as we did not get to share them Friday due to our wonderfully crazy day!

 Friday morning we made these "you-er than you!"
picture frames!  We will send them home soon.

Here is our last guest reader~Mr. Apse!
He shared his passion for SUPERHEROES by reading us 2 superhero books!
Thank you to all our wonderful guest readers! 

Here are our good reads this week:

And now for the week of March 9-13...
Reading: Letter Ii (short and long sound)
Math: Subtraction
Theme: Transportation
Social Studies: Community
Science: How do we use our 5 senses?

BIG NEWS: Late start on Friday, March 13 at 10:00 

Even with the weather predicted to warm up, the kids still need snow pants and boots until the snow and subsequent MUD is gone (maybe May?  Just kidding!) 
We will let you know when the playground supervisors give us the go ahead to leave these items at home.

Enjoy your family this weekend!
We are heading to Bayfield to hike across Lake Superior to the ice caves on the Apostle Islands!

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