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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on January 20, 2020

Our “Balanced” IB learner profile winner for December: Gavin Fishman

Class Notes

  • We are still seeing a variety of illnesses at school. Please keep your student home if they are running a fever, have an upset stomach or appear to be ill in other ways. When they are not feeling well, they are not going to be able to do their best at school and may spread germs to other students. Thank you!

Important Dates

  • 1/22: Library visit and check out books
  • 1/24: All Pro Dads 7am Cafe

IB Unit 4: How We Organize Ourselves: 5 Senses and Health/germs

ELA:

  • Students will learn about the 5 senses and keeping germ free.
  • Phonics: “ee” and “ea” pattern, silent e (changes vowel sound) ex: pin – pine
  • Sight words: List B students should recognize 50 sight words by the end of 3rd quarter- come, get, find, was, each.
  • Read every night and practice sight words!

Writing:

  • Extend writing using phonetic spelling and sight words.
  • Informational writing about Germs and the 5 senses

Math:

  • Count on from a given number- not 1
  • Finding patterns on a 100 chart
  • Finding ways to take apart and make numbers to 5.

 

FINAL CALL FOR THE TALENT SHOW

Attention Talented K-2 students! Last call! Talent show permission slips for auditions are due on January 24th! If participating in a group, ALL MEMBERS MUST HAVE AN INDIVIDUAL PERMISSION SLIP. Late forms will not be accepted! Thank you!

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on January 6, 2020

Third quarter is now upon us, can you believe it?! The Teasley Attendance Team wants to reward those students who come to school on time every day. Students who have perfect attendance at the end of the quarter, ending on Friday, March 13th, will receive a free dress down day, surprise treat, and 1 entry into the end of the year drawing for a BRAND NEW BIKE! Students who have perfect attendance for the entire school year will also get to participate in an end of year celebration during the last week of school. Thank you so much for your support with getting your students to school on time every day.

Congratulations  to our students who earned perfect attendance for quarter 2!!!

Lillian

Mikayla

Braden

Ryan

Jimalex

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on January 6, 2020

Class notes:

  • Kindergarten 100 Day Celebration will be on Friday January 17. Please see the letter uploaded above and also coming home on Monday about guidelines for making a 10 Day T Shirt.
  • Students can wear their class field trip shirts with regular bottoms on Thursday for our Fire Safety Presentation.

 

Important Dates:

  • 1/8: Library visit
  • 1/9: Fire Safety presentation
  • 1/10: Rise Up
  • 1/20- MLK Holiday

 

IB Unit 6: How We Express Ourselves: New Years

ELA:

  • New Year’s: students will set a goal for something that they want to work on during the second half of the year. Squirrels New Year: what is a resolution? Scholastic Weekly: New Years Celebrations Around the world and winter holidays. We will also read to compare and contrast The Hat and The Mitten.
  • Phonics: introducing the silent “e”.
  • Sight words: List B- students should recognize 50 sight words by the end of 3rd quarter) DOWN, ARE, THIS, LOOK, FOR
  • Writing:
  • Extend writing using phonetic spelling and sight words.
  • Write to tell about their holiday and their goal for the New Year.

Math:

  • Count on from a given number- not 1
  • Finding patterns on a 100 chart
  • Finding ways to take apart and make numbers to 5. This week we will learn to use a Rekenrek.

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on December 16, 2019

Class notes:

  • Our class holiday party will be Tuesday December 17 from 8:30-10:00. Students can wear their holiday party clothes.
  • PLEASE do not send your child to school if they have had a fever or are vomiting within the last 24 hours. Thank you!!

 

Important Dates:

  • 12/17: holiday party: 8:30-10:00
  • 12/19- library visit and check out
  • 12/20- Dress down day $1
  • 12/19 and 12/20 early release
  • 12/23-1/3: Winter Break
  • 1/6- return to school!

IB Unit 6: How we express ourselves: Christmas

This week we will focus on learning about how people celebrate Christmas. On Monday and Wednesday, we will have a Christmas around the world rotation with the other kindergarten classes. Students will learn how people in the United States, Italy, Germany, Holland, and Mexico.

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on December 10, 2019

Is your student interested in showing off their amazing talent on stage? Auditions for the K-2nd Grade Talent Show will take place on Wednesday, February 5, 2020 after school. Please complete and return the permission slip to school by Friday, January 24th at 2:45 pm.

 

DECEMBER 9, 2019

“Teasley is taking another step towards being paperless and will no longer be printing report cards for students.  This means that you must have access to ParentVUE to be able to view your students’ grades.  If you do not yet have your ParentVUE Activation Key (which was handed out at conferences in October), please stop by the front office with your photo ID.  We can provide ParentVUE Activation Keys to the parent/guardian on file.  Quarter 2 ends on December 20th, so please get access to ParentVUE before that time.  We appreciate your cooperation and assistance with this process.”

Class notes:

  • Pajama Day is Wednesday December 11. Pajamas should be school appropriate and also suitable for playing on the playground. Students will need to bring 1$.
  • Our class holiday party will be Tuesday December 17 from 8:30-10:00. Students can wear their holiday party clothes.

Important Dates:

  • 12/10: Chorus performance 6:15-8
  • 12/11: Pajama Day Dress down for $1! (5thgrade fundraiser)
  • 12/12: Giving market visit: a letter was sent home with more information
  • 12/12: Family Celebration projects due
  • 12/17: holiday party: 8:30-10:00
  • 12/19 Library
  • 12/19 and 12/20 early release
  • 12/23-1/3: Winter Break

IB Unit 3- Where We Are in Place and Time: Family Celebrations

ELA:

  • For the next 2 weeks we will be comparing and contrasting families and family celebrations. This week we are also going to use several versions of The Gingerbread Man to compare and contrast stories: The Gingerbread ManThe Gingerbread BabyThe Gingerbread Cowboy(maybe even The Gingerbread Pirate!)
  • Students will share their projects about their family celebrations on Friday December 13.
  • Phonics: digraphs: ck, ph
  • Sight words: List B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2ndquarter), 50 by the end of 3rd quarter and 75 by the end of the year

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Write a sentence using sight words, spaces and punctuation
  • Write to tell about a family celebration, retell Gingerbread stories.

Math:

  • Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as heavier and lighter.
  • Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
  • Count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s
  • Writing numbers 0-20 correctly.

 

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on December 3, 2019

Class notes:

  • Our class holiday party will be Tuesday December 17 from 8:30-10:00. A sign-up genius for volunteers to assist with station activities and for party supplies will be sent out.

Important Dates:

  • 12/4: Library-check out books
  • 12/10: Chorus performance 6:15-8
  • 12/11: Pajama Day Dress down for $1! (5thgrade fundraiser)
  • 12/12: Giving market visit: a letter will come home with more information
  • 12/17: holiday party: 8:30-10:00
  • 12/19 and 12/20 early release
  • 12/23-1/3: Winter Break

 

IB Unit 3- Where We Are in Place and Time: Families and Family Celebrations

ELA:

  • For the next 2 weeks we will be comparing and contrasting families and family celebrations. This week some of our read alouds are When the Relatives Came andCarla’s Sandwich. We will also read some nonfiction texts to learn more about families. The ELA concepts of compare/contrast., main idea and supporting details will be covered
  • Phonics: digraphs: ch, th, wh, sh
  • Sight words: We are teaching words from List B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2ndquarter, 50 by end of Q3, and 75 by year’s end.

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Informative writing about families and making a family tree.
  • Sentence writing using sight words.

Math:

  • Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
  • Count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s
  • Writing numbers 0-20 correctly.

 

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on December 3, 2019

Class notes:

  • Our class holiday party will be Tuesday December 17 from 8:30-10:00. A sign-up genius for volunteers to assist with station activities and for party supplies will be sent out.

Important Dates:

  • 12/4: Library-check out books
  • 12/10: Chorus performance 6:15-8
  • 12/11: Pajama Day Dress down for $1! (5thgrade fundraiser)
  • 12/12: Giving market visit: a letter will come home with more information
  • 12/17: holiday party: 8:30-10:00
  • 12/19 and 12/20 early release
  • 12/23-1/3: Winter Break

 

IB Unit 3- Where We Are in Place and Time: Families and Family Celebrations

ELA:

  • For the next 2 weeks we will be comparing and contrasting families and family celebrations. This week some of our read alouds are When the Relatives Came andCarla’s Sandwich. We will also read some nonfiction texts to learn more about families. The ELA concepts of compare/contrast., main idea and supporting details will be covered
  • Phonics: digraphs: ch, th, wh, sh
  • Sight words: We are teaching words from List B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2ndquarter, 50 by end of Q3, and 75 by year’s end.

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Informative writing about families and making a family tree.
  • Sentence writing using sight words.

Math:

  • Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.
  • Count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s
  • Writing numbers 0-20 correctly.

 

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 20, 2019

Class notes:

Look for a paper Dec 2, explaining the holiday family project. Participation is not mandatory, but the students do like to share with the class. Do not feel that this needs to be anything fancy!

  • Visitors will not be allowed at lunch this week except for during our Feast Day or if given prior permission. (The Café will be a little busy!)

Important Dates

  • 11/22: Dress Down Day $1
  • 11/25-11/29: Thanksgiving Break

IB Unit 6- How We Express Ourselves: Thanksgiving

ELA:

  • This week we start our 3rdIB Unit, where we are in place and time: Thanksgiving by Gail Gibbons, A Plump and Perky Turkey, nonfiction texts about early pilgrims and Native Americans.
  • Students will participate in a rotation through other Kindergarten classes to learn more about early American life and also why/how we celebrate Thanksgiving in the present day.
  • Phonics: reviewing rhyming words, reviewing consonant sounds while blending in cvc words
  • Sight words: We are working on List B– students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2nd quarter, 50 by the end of 3rd quarter and 75 by the end of the year.

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-20. Counting groups of objects to 20 in different formations, array, scatter, line, circle.
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Comparing numbers using vocabulary: greater than/, less than/fewer, and equal to/the same.
  • Count to 100
  • Writing numbers 0-20 correctly.

Happy Thanksgiving!

I am very thankful for your family and your wonderful child.  I hope you and your family have a grateful week celebrating with  family and friends.

Teasley is collecting donations this week

Items for donation:

Canned goods

Boxed foods

Cereal

Pasta

Canned fruit

Canned meat

Canned tuna

Dried beans

Lentils

Rice

Powdered or Canned Milk

Peanut Butter

Olive Oil (plastic bottle)

Canola Oil (plastic bottle)

Diapers

Paper towels

Toilet paper

Toothpaste

Shampoo

Soap

Deodorant

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on November 4, 2019

Week of Nov 4-8

Class notes:

  • Our final project for this unit on movement will be for each child to create a vehicle that can move. We need your clean cardboard boxes (cereal, cracker, tissue etc), toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, oatmeal/breadcrumb cylinder containers. All items need to be sent in by Thursday November 7th– thank you for helping us!
  • Look for field trip permission slips this week for our in school field trip about motion- with High Touch High Tech.
  • Don’t forget to go to TeasleyPTA.com and register/donate to the Tiger Trot!

Important Dates:

  • 11/5: No school- teacher work day.
  • 11/7: Library Visit
  • 11/8: All pro dads -7 am Cafe
  • 11/8: Tiger Trot : students wear class shirts and athletic bottoms – if they want. Our class will participate in the Tiger Trot during specials on Friday.
  • 11/12: Spirit night- Chick fil A Cumberland Mall food court- Chorus performance
  • 11/12- In school field trip- High Touch High Tech
  • 11/20: Kindergarten Thanksgiving lunch in the Café: time TBD
  • 11/22: Dress Down Day $1
  • 11/25-11/29: Thanksgiving Break

IB Unit 2- How the World Works: Attributes of Force and motion

ELA:

  • The central idea for our unit is that movement causes change. We will continue in our Force and Motion study this week. Through our texts we will add to our motion vocabulary. The class will also compare and contrast push and pull movements using a Texts: Brain Pop Force and Motion, MotionSheep in a Jeep.
  • Phonics: reviewing rhyming words, reviewing consonant sounds while blending in cvc words- cvc words are closed syllable and end in a consonant- the vowel is short. Words like be are open syllable and the “e’ is long.
  • Sight words: List B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2ndquarter)  This weeks words: on, so, we, but, like, in

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Writing information: “how to”

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-20. Counting groups of objects to 20 in different formations, array, scatter, line, circle.
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Comparing groups of objects and numbers using vocabulary: greater than/, less than/fewer, and equal to/the same.
  • Count to 100

Have a great week!

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Gavin, Jai and Tsahai for having perfect attendance the first quarter!!!

CLASS NOTES:

As the weather gets cooler, please be sure to put your child’s name in any jackets or sweaters.

FALL CONFERENCES: October 14-18th Conference week is also EARLY RELEASE week. No lunch visitors are allowed this week.

MARIETTA SQUARE FIELD TRIP: Thursday, October 24th – Our first field trip will be to the Marietta square to visit the Community Helpers at the Fire Station and Police Station on 10/24  from around 9:15 to 1.

*Parents may join us but you will need to meet us there. Permission forms were sent home this week! 

PUMPKIN WEEK: October 28 – Nov 1 – Students are asked to bring a pumpkin to school… (any shape OR size), but your child needs to be able to carry it to class without assistance. Pumpkins can be sent in anytime before that week.

FALL CRAFT DAY: Wednesday, October 31st. 8:30am. -9:45 am. Our homeroom moms have created a signup genius for supplies and volunteers. You must be signed up as a volunteer to run a station in order to attend. 

This week we are learning:

This week is Fire Safety Week! Do you have a Fire Safety Plan for your home?….It is a good time to talk with your child about your fire safety plan. 

IB UNIT 2- HOW THE WORLD WORKS: MOVEMENT (VEHICLES, ANIMALS)

ELA:

  • Phonics:  We are working on blending sounds together to make simple CVC words.
  • Sight Words: Our focus will shift from letters and sounds to sight words.  Sight words are important to learn in order to read more fluently and will help in comprehension.  Please help your child practice these words at home.
  • Spiders (information for writing too!)

Writing:

  • Informative writing: Students will learn all about informative writing.  Key words that will be introduced:  Know, first, then, next and finally.

Math:

Numeracy:  Recognizing numbers and number words to 20.  Investing ways to make any given number (to 20) in a variety of ways.  Counting groups if a variety of formats. ( a line, a circle, a square or a scatter array)

Counting:  Continue to count to 100 with no errors.

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

Friday, 10/18: Library visit and check out

10/14-10/18: Conference week, 12:20 dismissal

10/21-10/25: PUMPKIN WEEK

10/31: Fall Craft Day

As always, please let me know if you have questions. Have a WONDERFUL week everyone!

-Mrs. Wager

 

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