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Elsener

August
Weekly Overview, 8/26/2013-8/30/2013

1st Grade
27 Tuesday

SY 2013-2014
28 29 Thursday
Teach how Thursday AM is really different from all otherssuper short MM & bathroom break on the way to PE @ 9am and library @ 9:50am

26 Monday
+Breakfast Duty
Play-Doh & Cubby Assignments Morning Meetingall students share favorite color. Teach Fudgey the Whale. Minute to Win It Brain Break

30 Friday
Play-Doh, plus practice entire AM routine, as learned MM: all students share for last day (favorite activity so far this week). Practice the Princess Pat and teach Im a Little Piece of Tin Outside play Teach The Captains Coming

Wednesday
Play-Doh & teach how to take attendance on magnetic cookie sheets MM: favorite food & teach the rest of Princess Pat Expectations for Yoga Teach how to use mats Outside for 15-20 minutes for yoga. Guided Discoveryscissors & glue

8:45-9:15

Morning Mission

Play-Doh & teach how to return forms/homework MM: rules for MM & teach Princess Pat Bathroom Break .Rules for outside play Outside to teach how to play Octopus or Fish Gobbler (20-30 mins.) Have You Filled a Bucket Today? Bucket filling activitychart how to fill a bucket? Make buckets & fill out slips to put in others buckets

9:15-9:45

Writer s worksh op
When can we use the bathroom, and when not? Whats an emergency? In class bathroom rulesgo, flush, wash, leave. Boys have to put the seat up. Introduce clip chart now. Feelings worksheet (Fun with Firsties packet) Read First Day Jitters. Immediately following students complete graphic organizers. Give 5 mins, then come back to carpet. List of what makes use nervous. Immediately segue into school tour. Tour ends @ recess.

9:4510:15am

Readers workshop

GLM

Guided Discoverypaint Include note on 1st day about painting and tell parents they can send in shirt for paiting.

10:1510:35

Independe nt Reading

Shared Reading Kagan ClassbuilderMix, Pair, Share

Shared Reading Kagan ClassbuilderClass Bar Graphs

Shared Reading Kagan ClassbuilderNumber Puzzles Hopes & Dreamsor finish Shared Reading Kagan ClassbuilderGesture Name Game Re-read IR chart and practice read to self again Re-read IR chart and practice read to self again

10:3511:05

11:1012:10

Recess & Lunch

Fundations

What are specials? Expectations for specials What happens if you dont meet expectations for specials?

Launch LWSread to self

Duty
Teach Quiet Timeexplain the point of QT and chart expectations/guidelines Practice ENTIRE 15 minutes of QT, coaching behavior throughout. Re-read QT chart from yesterday Practice 15 minutes of QT, coaching behavior throughout.

Duty
Re-read QT chart from yesterday Practice 15 minutes of QT, coaching behavior throughout. Re-read QT chart from yesterday Practice 15 minutes of QT, coaching behavior throughout.

Duty
Re-read QT chart from yesterday Practice 15 minutes of QT, coaching behavior throughout.

12:1512:30

Quiet Time

12:30-1:20

Specials

Math

Teach silent signal Kagan classbuilderPeople Hunt . Pencils

Guided Discoverypattern blocks Bathroom break before music. Give extra time1st out of class BB break en route to specials!

Introduce mathguiding questions (see 1st 6 weeks) Reading picture book about counting & teach counting song Bathroom Break Specials Expectations chart

Math: pattern block activities

Mathsnap cubes and bears

1:35-2:25

Guided Discovery: crayons Jitter Juice activity

music
Introduce Choice Timelarge Legos ONLY Brainstorm expectations Practice for 10 minutes (or as time allows) coaching behavior throughout Behavior Calendars Homework Closing Circle, Dismissal Song & Routines

computers
Re-read CT chart. Brainstorm expectations for art supplies# of students must equal # of chairs May not choose art supplies if lower than green. Behavior calendars Closing circle, Dismissal Song & Routines

Yoga (if weather permits) Introduce hopes & dreams Re-read CT chart Introduce table top Legos--# of students must equal # of chairs Practice all 3 choices Problem solving! Behavior calendars Closing Circle, Dismissal Song & Routines

art
Re-read CT chart Students practice all 3 options introduced this weekbig Legos, art supplies, & table top Legos. Behavior calendar Closing Circle, Dismissal Song & Routines

2:30-2:40

Snack Choice Time

Behavior Calendars HW folders HW

2:45-3:05

Closing Circle Dismissal Song Expectations during dismissal SUPER CLEAR

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