• Chromebook Drop Off

    On Monday, May 24th and Tuesday, May 25th you will be able to drop off your students Chromebook at their homeschool or school most convenient to you. 

    On both Monday and Tuesday you may drop off between the hours of 9am - 3pm. 

    Please contact me with any questions you may have:

    dalopez@westminsterpublicschools.org

  • May 10 - May 14

  • May 4 - May 7

    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: Words that begin with the letter C.  

    • Students will be able to recognize lower and upper case letter C.   
    • Students will be able to produce the /c/ sound. 
    • Students will practice words with beginning sound /c/. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom. 

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences using words with beginning letter c.

  • April 26 - April 30

    Monday 

    Vocabulary: Words that begin with the letter T.  

    • Students will be able to recognize lower and upper case letter T.   
    • Students will be able to produce the /t/ sound. 
    • Students will practice words with beginning sound /t/. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Leved Reader Tt.  

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences using words with beginning letter t. 

    Tuesday 

    Vocabulary: Words that begin with the letter F.  

    • Students will be able to recognize lower and upper case letter F.   
    • Students will be able to produce the /f/ sound. 
    • Students will practice words with beginning sound /f/. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: One Frog With Five Flies.   

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences using words with beginning letter f. 

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: Words that begin with the letter B.  

    • Students will be able to recognize lower and upper case letter B.   
    • Students will be able to produce the /b/ sound. 
    • Students will practice words with beginning sound /b/. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Lola Wants A Soccer Ball

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences using words with beginning letter b.

  • April 19 - April 23

    Team K - Unit 8 week 3

    Monday

    Vocabulary: Words that begin with the letter A.  

    • Students will be able to recognize lower and upper case letter A.   
    • Students will be able to produce the /a/ sound. 
    • Students will practice words with beginning sound /a/. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Alan's Big Scary Teeth! 

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences using the words: ant, alligator and apple. 

    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: Words that begin with the letter S.  

    • Students will be able to recognize lower and upper case letter S.   
    • Students will be able to produce the /s/ sound. 
    • Students will practice words with beginning sound /s/. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: How To Catch A Star. 

    Writing: Students will write about how they would catch a star (text response). 

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: Words that begin with the letter H.  

    • Students will be able to recognize lower and upper case letter H.   
    • Students will be able to produce the /h/ sound. 
    • Students will practice words with beginning sound /h/. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Leved Reader Hh.  

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences using words with beginning letter h. 

  • April 12 - April 16

    Team K - Unit 8 week 2

    Monday

    Vocabulary: goods, services, consumer, producer.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will complete whiteboard vocabulary cards and review Chant Poster 1.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Goods and Services on Brain Pop. 

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences related to good and services. 

    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: goods, services, consumer, producer.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will complete vocabulary worksheet.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Close Read: Goods and Services on Brain Pop. 

    Writing: Students will write about what they want to be when they grow up. 

    Discussion: Students will discuss how what they want to be when they grow up is a service. 

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: goods, services, consumer, producer.   

    *Movement*

    Nearpod: Time to Climb - Goods and Services. 

    Phonics: Focus is the letter M. 

    Writing: Students will practice writing the upper and lower case letter M. Students will also practice words with beginning letter M. 

     

    Friday 

  • April 5 - April 9

    Team K - Unit 8 week

    Monday

    Vocabulary: needs, wants and goods. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will complete whiteboard vocabulary cards and wants/needs worksheet. 

    Phonics: Matching activity on Nearpod. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Needs and Wants

    Writing: Students will practice writing sentences related to needs and wants.

    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: needs, wants and goods. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will complete activity sheet comparing and contrasting needs vs wants. 

    Nearpod: Students will work on the collaborative board related to needs and wants. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Re-read: Needs and Wants (students will highlight the word needs and wants when they see it on each page). 

    Writing: Students will continue practicing writing sentences related to needs and wants. 

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: needs, wants and goods. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will be able to distinguish needs vs wants by coloring items appropriately. 

    Phonics: Vocabulary practice. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Lily Learns About Needs and Wants. 

    Writing: Students will write about things they need and why. 

     

  • March 29 - April 2

    Team K - Unit 7 week 4

    This weeks objectives:

    • Practice language important for everyday communication.
    • Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. 
    • List things that humans need in order to survive.
    • Identify the difference between a need and a want. 
    • Analyze examples of goods and services. 

    Monday

    Vocabulary: needs, wants and goods. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with whiteboard vocabulary cards and identifying the differences betweens needs and wants. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. 

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words.

    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: needs, wants and goods. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will be able to identify examples of needs and wants.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: If You Give A Mouse A Cookie. 

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words in complete sentences. 

    **Time to Climb: Comprehension questions related to needs and wants. 

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: needs, wants and goods. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will continue to identify the differences between needs and wants.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: The Pigeon Wants A Puppy! 

    Writing: Students will write a short summary about the text. 

    **Time to Climb: Comprehension questions related to needs and wants.

    Friday

    **Teacher Exchange Day - No School 

  • SPRING BREAK

  • March 15-19

    Team K - Unit 7 week 3

    This weeks objectives:

    • Practice language important for everyday communication.
    • Form the letter Vv. 
    • Identify and supply rhyming words. 
    • Practice new vocabulary. 
    • Participate in shared reading of a selection, and answer questions related to the text and pictures.  

    Monday

    Vocabulary: bus, cross, and careful. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with whiteboard vocabulary cards. 

    Word Work: Students will practice high-frequency word, like 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Little Red Riding Hood.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words.

    Tuesday 

    Vocabulary: bus, cross, and careful. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with Chant Poster 1. 

    Word Work: Students will continue practice high-frequency word, like 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Close read: Little Red Riding Hood.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words in complete sentences. 

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: bus, cross, and careful. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with Chant Poster 2. 

    Word Work: Students will identify rhyming words by highlighting the words from the text on Nearpod. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Hansel and Gretel. 

    Writing: Students will practice writing complete sentences with rhyming words. 

    Friday

    Vocabulary: bus, cross, and careful. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will complete worksheet: Practice high frequency words. 

    Word Work: Students will participate in a word search (high frequency words).  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Close read: Hansel and Gretel. 

    Writing: Students will practice writing complete sentences using words from the word search.  

    ENJOY YOUR SPRING BREAK! 

  • March 8-12

    Team K - Unit 7 week 2

    This weeks objectives:

    • Respond to a question by restating part of the question. 
    • Develop vocabulary. 
    • Demonstrate apropriate use of the high frequency word, for. 
    • Develop an understanding that there are many ways to move around. 
    • Participate in group discussions. 

    Monday

    Vocabulary: bike, car and ride. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with whiteboard vocabulary cards. 

    Word Work: Students will practice high-frequency word, for 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Safety First.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words.

    Tuesday 

    Vocabulary: bike, car and ride. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with Chant Poster 1. 

    Word Work: Students will continue practice high-frequency word, for 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Close read: Safety First.

    Thursday 

    Vocabulary: bike, car and ride. 

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with Chant Poster 2. 

    Word Work: Students will continue practice developing their own sentences using; bike, car and ride.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Pete the Cat: Firefighter Pete

    Discussion: Fire safety

  • March 1-5

    Team K - Unit 7 week 1

    This weeks objectives:

    • Practice high frequency words. 
    • Blend phonemes
    • Distinguish words starting with /k//w/
    • Understand the sound letter connection between /k//w/ and Qq.

    Monday

    Vocabulary: slow, sunlight, and water.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with whiteboard vocabulary cards. 

    Word Work: Students will practice high-frequency word, has 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: The Little Seed.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words.


    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: slow, sunlight, and water.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will read, Planting and Growing. 

    Word Work: Students will practice vocabulary of the week by matching pictures to words. 

    *Movement*

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words in a complete sentence. 

    Thursday 

    Vocabulary: slow, sunlight, and water.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will read, The Little Seed. 

    Word Work: Students will complete a comprehension worksheet related to the text, The Little Seed. 

    *Movement*

    Writing: Students will practice writing with a fill in the blank worksheet using this weeks vocabulary words. 

    Friday

    Vocabulary: slow, sunlight, and water.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will read, The Cycle of a Plant.

    Word Work: Students will highlight vocabulary from the text during close read. 

    *Movement*

    Writing: Students will fill in their graphic organizer to demonstrate the cycle of a plant. 

  • February 22-26

    Team K - Unit 6 week 4

    This weeks objectives:

    • Practice question and response patterns.
    • Distinguish words starting with /l/ and /k/.
    • Answer questions related to text and pictures.
    • Complete graphic organizer to show information. 

    Monday

    Vocabulary: short, tall, and fast.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will interact with whiteboard vocabulary cards. 

    Word Work: Students will practice high-frequency word, too 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: You Are Not Small.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words.

    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: short, tall, and fast.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will participate in a matching vocabulary activity.  

    Word Work: Students will continue practicing high-frequency word, too 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: The Short Giraffe.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words in complete sentences. 

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: short, tall, and fast.  

    On Our Way to English: Students will participate in identifying vocabulary words from Chant Poster 1.  

    Word Work: Students will practice reading and writing words that end with -ig 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: The Three Little Pigs.

    Writing: Students will practice writing complete sentences using their sight words bank. 

    Friday

    Vocabulary: short, tall, and fast.    

    Word Work: Students will continue practice reading and writing words that end with -ig 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Let's Grow Flowers! .

    Writing: Students will fill in their K-W-L chart about seeds; using vocabulary learned this week within their writing. 

  • February 16-19

    Team K - Unit 6 week 3

    This weeks objectives:

    • Use complete sentences to express likes. 
    • Practice the social language skill of  agreeing and disagreing politely. 
    • Describe experiences related to a theme. 
    • Demonstrate appropriate use of the object pronoun, me. 

    Tuesday

    Vocabulary: grow, big, little 

    On Our Way to English: Students will be introduced to the Big Question: What happens when we grow? 

    Word Work: Students will practice high-frequency word, me.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Growing, Growing, Growing.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words and begin a K-W-L chart related to, Things That Grow.   

    Thursday

    Vocabulary: grow, big, little 

    On Our Way to English: Students will be continue to focus on the Big Question: What happens when we grow? 

    Word Work: Students will practice high-frequency word, too 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: When I grow up.

    Writing: Students will brainstorm sentences about growing. 

    Friday

    Vocabulary: grow, big, little 

    On Our Way to English: Students will be continue to focus on the Big Question: What happens when we grow? 

    Oral Language: Students will practice I am responses.   

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read: Continue, When I grow up.

    Writing: Students will write sentences about growing. 

  • February 8-12

    Team K - Unit 6 week 2

    This weeks objectives:

    • Practice question-and-response patterns important for classroom communication.
    • Comprehension strategies to support understanding.
    • Identify rhyming words.
    • Learn content vocabulary 
    • Complete a graphic organizer to show information. 

    Monday

    On Our Way to English: Students will be able to use many different words to describe the weather. 

    Word Work and Conversations: Students will be introduced to onomatopoeia.

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read“May I Come In?”.

    Writing: Students will practice writing this weeks vocabulary words and select one word to use in a sentence.  

    Tuesday

    On Our Way to English: Students will be able to use many different words to describe the weather. 

    Word Work and Conversations: Students will be introduced to rhyming words. 

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read“In the Rain”.

    Writing: Students will practice writing vocabulary words that describe the weather.   

    Thursday

    On Our Way to English: Students will continue to develop vocabulary related to seasons and weather. 

    Word Work and Conversations: Students will continue rhyming word practice.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read“Summer”.

    Writing: Students will be able to explain how weather and seasons change. 

    Friday

    On Our Way to English: Students will wrap up the unit on, Weather and Seasons. 

    Word Work and Conversations: Students will continue rhyming word practice.  

    *Movement*

    Reading: Read“What is the Season”.

    Writing: Students will be able to complete a graphic organizer (compare & contrast) related to weather. 

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