star17.gif - 1.0 KHome star17.gif - 1.0 KWhat's Happening? star17.gif - 1.0 KKid's Sites star17.gif - 1.0 KFinger plays star17.gif - 1.0 KAbout Mrs. Steele star17.gif - 1.0 KHoly Family School star17.gif - 1.0 KProgram

star17.gif - 1.0 KChinese New Year

star17.gif - 1.0 KThe Castle


Cinco de Mayo


star17.gif - 1.0 KWebsite Award



 star17.gif - 1.0 K Special Quotes and News!

star17.gif - 1.0 KSocial Studies

star17.gif - 1.0 KThe Circus star17.gif - 1.0 KWish List

star17.gif - 1.0 KThe Pet Blessing

star17.gif - 1.0 KBirthday Celebrations

star17.gif - 1.0 KWinter Theme Literacy and Math

star17.gif - 1.0 KFootball Theme Literacy and Math

star17.gif - 1.0 KValentine Theme Literacy and Math

star17.gif - 1.0 KSt. Patrick's Day Literacy and Math

Zero the Hero and

100 Days Celebrationstar17.gif - 1.0 K

Sciencestar17.gif - 1.0 K

Religionstar17.gif - 1.0 K

Grandparent's Day star17.gif - 1.0 K

Christmas Literacy and Math star17.gif - 1.0 K

Western Theme Literacy and Math star17.gif - 1.0 K

Catholic Schools Week star17.gif - 1.0 K

Polar Express Literacy and Math  star17.gif - 1.0 K

Independent Readingstar17.gif - 1.0 K Drama Photosstar17.gif - 1.0 K Alphabet Art Activitiesstar17.gif - 1.0 K Kindergarten Graduationstar17.gif - 1.0 K Monthly Newsletters star17.gif - 1.0 K
 Cool Catholic Linksstar17.gif - 1.0 K Classroom Managementstar17.gif - 1.0 K star17.gif - 1.0 KLiteracy Online Games star17.gif - 1.0 KPhotos star17.gif - 1.0 KJingle Bell Club

star17.gif - 1.0 K  Photos of our Classroom

star17.gif - 1.0 KLiteracy Centers

star17.gif - 1.0 KMath Online Games

star17.gif - 1.0 KTeacher Sites and Blogs

star17.gif - 1.0 KLent and Easter Literacy and Math

star17.gif - 1.0 KSpace Literacy and Math

star17.gif - 1.0 KDr. Seuss Literacy and Math

star17.gif - 1.0 KPizza Literacy and Math

star17.gif - 1.0 KMath Tub Activities

Chicka Chicka Boom Fun star17.gif - 1.0 K

 Halloween Literacy and Math star17.gif - 1.0 K

Thanksgiving Literacy and Math star17.gif - 1.0 K


Week 3

Literature Book for the Week

Whose Garden Is It?  Mary Ann Hoberman


Phonemic Awareness

Review letters A-Z

Emphasis on the word family /it/


Phonics - FREE Language Arts Presentations in PowerPoint format, Free ...


Review the letter sounds A-Z

 Emphasis on the letter Ii sound this week

We are blending short “a” and “short “i” words.

am  at  mat  sat  pat  map  sap  tap  Tam  Sam  Pam  Pat  Cam  Mac  Tim  Pip  Tip  cap  cat  it  pip  sip  tip  pit  sit 




High Frequency Words

Practice reading these words:

I             am            the            little      to         a         we         my         like

Mom          dad           cat         dog          man        he         for



Vocabulary Development


Words to practice using around the house:

garden, plant, soil, gardener, seed, blossoms


Text Comprehension

Predicting what the story will be about

Retelling the story

Is the story realistic or fantasy?

Relating realism and fantasy to everyday life

Classifying and categorizing (grouping animal homes by things that are the same about them)

Sequencing the story (first, next, last)





*for opposites

*for numbers and sizes

*shapes and colors



Phonological Awareness

Rhyming Words





Review of alphabet, numbers 1-20 and our names



*Incorporating adjectives (opposites, numbers, colors, and sizes) into our shared, modeled, and interactive writing



Listening and Speaking

Practice giving a description

 Listening for Plot



*day-to-day weather changes

Plant life

Growing plants

Water pollution


Animal growth





Sign of the Cross.

Bless us, O Lord

Glory to the Father

Hail Mary

Bible story:  Joshua


Math Investigations

Reviewing Numerals 0-10








Blending Sites    Link to Blending Bowl on Between the Lions     




Social Studies   

*Respect for Living Things