Mrs. Pisauro Classroom May 16, 2016 Readers Workshop: Poetry *Explore Poetry *Getting Ready for Poems *Making Connections (relating the poem to their lives and other books) *Rhythm, beat, and rhymes *Hear and identify rhyming words *Repetition *Onomatopoeia *Alliteration *Create images, sounds, and feelings with words Guided Reading / Small Group Instruction: Daily Centers that include reading with a teacher, read to self, and word work. Room Parents: Writing: Journal writing is free topic/weekend activities. I am encouraging children to write more than one sentence, add spaces between words, make their illustrations match their words, and to listen for and write the beginning, middle, and ending sounds, Poem: “May Flowers” “Everybody Has A Name” Extra Reading Skills: *Comprehension questions Examples: What do you think the story is going to be about? Has this ever happened to you? How do you think the character feels? *Make connections Poetry: Switching on the Moon A Stick is an Excellent Thing Read-Aloud Rhymes For The Very Young Shout! Little Poems that Roar Dirt on my Shirt Name That Dog! These books will be used throughout the Poetry Unit. Math Module 12 *Addition *Subtraction *One more and one less *Ordering the days of the week Extra Math Skills *Practice addition facts *Counting by tens and fives Reminders: Early Release on Friday, May 20th Early Release on Friday, May 27th No School on Monday, May 30th Thank you For all the help and support you give to your Kindergartner.