Monday Feb. 20 No School
Tuesday Feb 21 We will begin the day with Free Choice. Next we will have story time and read The Three Billy Goats Gruff. At small group we will work on retelling the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff with flannel pieces, we will sort small, medium, and large, and we will create small, medium, and large characters out of clay. We will sing “The Three Billy Goats Gruff” by Greg and Steve. We will watch the story on the Smart Board, and our Nursery Rhyme Baa, Baa Black Sheep, and the letter Rr. We also made a chart about how well we know the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff.
Wednesday Feb. 22 We began the day with Free choice our clay characters were added to the sensory table, there is a Billy goat game, there is a story basket in the block area, and we will make a retell bracelet to use as a visual cue later today. Our story will be The Three Billy Goats Gruff. Today we will go over vocabulary again and the characters in the story. Next we will do our Scholastic Let’s Find Out on the Smart Board, then we will continue the lesson at the tables by making a book about habitats. Afterwards we will act out The Three Billy Goats Gruff using masks, we will create a Troll mask to use on Friday, and we will identify numbered goats. We will answer questions about the story using the flannel pieces from yesterday.
Thursday Feb. 23 We will begin the day with Free Choice where we will make a Billy Goat headband to use tomorrow. Our story will be The Three Billy Goats Gruff. I will discuss the setting during the reading. At the tables today we will work in groups to build the setting of the story, then use props to retell the story. Next we will talk about habitat and draw a goat next to their different habitats. Finally we will put three goats in order and name the ordinal numbers, who is first, second, third. We will use a Venn Diagram to compare and contrast a goat and a pig.
Friday Feb. 24 We will begin the day with Free Choice. Students can make a dot marker Troll or paper plate Billy Goat. I will read the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff, pointing out the sequence of the story. Then students will go to computer and gym. Afterwards we will sing the Three Billy Goats Gruff song and put the story picture cards in order. Then we have Spanish class. Finally the whole class will act out the story using their masks or headbands. We will end the day with another chart of how the students feel they did at retelling the story of The Three Billy Goats Gruff.