cat reading

Welcome to Room 109! (Week of 3/25/19)

This week we will be looking at treasures we can find in the earth.  We will read about a dinosaur hunter and his fossil discoveries in a realistic fiction story called Mister Bones, by Jane Kurtz.  We will discuss the author’s purpose as we look for information that we can learn from animal bones.  Reading about dinosaurs will also give us a great opportunity to describe sizes as we continue to practice adjectives.  


Our phonics lessons will focus on new ways to make the long o sound.  We will learn about the vowel digraph oa(boat, coat) and the long o sound of ow (tow, show).  The children will also practice three letter consonant blends (spring, strong). 


Our young mathematicians will continue to learn strategies for adding numbers to 20.  We have been practicing grouping numbers to make tens, doubles facts, and doubles plus one. You can help at home by practicing math facts to increase automaticity. 

Spelling Words: 

boat          loaf

road          coat

snow          soap

row            blow

yellow        pillow

know          little



Classroom Supply Wish List: 

  • Tissues
  • Paper towels
  • Napkins
  • Wet Ones wipes
  • Ziplock bags (any size)
  • Books and board games no longer used at home
  • Toys no longer used at home (especially Matchbox cars and small plastic animals/people)
  • Child appropriate magazines and catalogs (for cutting and collage)