Week of May 13, 2011

Sunday, 15 May 2011, 10:56 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News  Friday, May 13, 2011                            A special thanks to all our parent volunteers that were such great help at the Brookfield Zoo! Also, I would like to thank everyone for the beautiful flowers and card for teacher appreciation day. I am so appreciative of […]

Saturday, 14 May 2011, 16:02 | Category : Uncategorized
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  Room 101 News Friday, May 6, 2011         It’s starting to feel like springtime. So we decided to go outside and truly enjoy this wonderful sunny weather. We made a list of all the things that happen in Spring and all the things we can do with the weather change in Spring.        […]

Writing in Kindergarten!

Tuesday, 10 May 2011, 1:40 | Category : Uncategorized
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Whew!!! Our class has been very busy writing, writing and writing! We have made some wonderful strides this year in Kindergarten. We can all read and sound out words and now we are writing complete sentences.  

Week of April 29, 2011

Friday, 29 April 2011, 18:37 | Category : Uncategorized
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  Room 101 News Friday, April 29, 2011  Thank you, Mr. Walter for the piñata. Feliz Dia de los ninos!    Literacy: During Literacy we read two of David Shannon’s great books, “Good Boy Fergus” and “Duck on a Bike”, to practice distinguishing between “fantasy and reality”. As a whole group, we made a T-Chart with  specific […]

Week of March 25, 2011

Sunday, 27 March 2011, 10:01 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News Friday, March 25, 2011               Literacy: Roar!!! We have had so much fun learning about Dinosaurs! The week before our unit started my dog found (wink, wink) an egg in my backyard. We made inferences about what we thought was inside it based on its appearance.  […]

Week of March 11, 2011

Saturday, 12 March 2011, 17:03 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News Friday, March 11, 2011 It has been such a busy time in Room 101 and it is wonderful to see all the progress that we have made since September. We celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with some many fun activities that were tied to our favorite books.             […]

Week of February 21-25, 2011

Sunday, 27 February 2011, 16:37 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News Friday, February 25, 2011 Hip, hip, Hurray! We celebrated our 100th day of School! We were busy collecting 100 items to bring to school, making our 100 crown and glasses and our 100 Snack Mix.  Reading: Bugs, bugs, bugs everywhere! We read about the Pill bug and the Mealworms and gathered more information […]

100th day- Reminder

Monday, 21 February 2011, 19:13 | Category : Uncategorized
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100 Day Trail Mix Our 100th day of school is approaching this week!  Our class will be celebrating this day by making a 100 snack mix. Please try to make a donation by this Wednesday, so that I can make sure that we have 10 different items. I will then purchase anything else that we […]

Week of February 18, 2011

Monday, 21 February 2011, 19:07 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News                                                                                                                                                  Friday, February 18, 2011 What an exciting and fun-filled week! We celebrated Valentine’s day and had a field trip to the Field Museum. Many thanks to Mr. Pious, Mrs. Yoo, Mrs. Ye, Mrs. Lockaby and Mrs. Machuca for chaperoning our trip  Reading: Bugs, bugs, bugs everywhere! We read the big book “I […]

Week of February 11, 2011

Saturday, 12 February 2011, 21:36 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News Friday, February 11, 2011 Well, it just may be that Valentine’s Day is the most wonderful, most loving, most pure of all of the classroom celebrations that take place in Kindergarten!  The children are genuinely excited about giving their cards and gifts to each other, no matter how small, this upcoming Monday.  […]

Week of February 4, 2011

Friday, 4 February 2011, 17:58 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News February 4, 2011                 Hello Everyone! I hope that everyone recovered from this blizzard and remained safe in their warm homes.  On Tuesday, our students in Room 101 were mesmerized by the snowy blizzard conditions.  As one student exclaimed, “It feels like we’re in a […]

Week of January 24, 2011

Wednesday, 2 February 2011, 6:08 | Category : Uncategorized
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Room 101 News               Thursday 27, 2011               Reading: We read the story “Turtle Splash” and “What a Beautiful Sky” and focused on why is important to know what happens first, next, and last in a selection.  Students then had chance to demonstrate a sequence of events through pictures and […]