Josh Fortney

Language Arts/Reading- The class will start discussing the short -e, -ed word chunk/family. We will be looking at words like red, bed, fed, sled, shed, etc... The class will be having a spelling test over the -ed word family/chunk on Friday. The class will also continue to look and work on the January dark green sight word list. The words on the list are no, yes, over, under, of, have, was, for. 
Math- We will continue reviewing the numbers 0-20. We will continue build our number sense and will compose/decompose what each the number means using many strategies: 10 frame, number line, one more, one less etc.... The class will also look at and continue discussing addition with the numbers  0-10. The class will also continue discussing subration within 5. We will be using addition and subtraction vocabulary words such as count, quantity, compare, combine, add, difference, subtract, and minus when working on addition so feel free to discuss these words with your child at home. 
Writing- The class will continue to work on writing their names, writing letters of the alphabet, -ed word family/chunk words, January Journals, and numbers 0-20. 
Science/Social Studies- The class will spend this week reviewing the LIM Habits. We will also learn about Christmas (Gingerbread) in our a Kinderliteracy Unit that will tie in across all subjects. We will be looking at the vocab words sniff, threshing, field, strut, and dared.
Josh Fortney
Mohawk School
605 State Highway 231
Sycamore, Ohio 44882
(419) 927-2595 ext.4126
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Aa-Zz Recognition/Sounds Flashcards
Counting- 1-20, for the WIGS Counting to 100 by 1's and 10's
Number Recognition- 0-10, for the WIGS Number Recognition 0-20
Basic Shapes- Circle, Square, Rectangle, Triangle, Hexagon
Basic Colors- Red, Orange, Black, Brown, Blue, Green, Yellow, Purple, Pink, White
September Sight Words- I, can, the, we, see, a, red, blue
October Sight Words- like, and, stop, it, go, to, green, yellow  
November Sight words- off, my, are, on, you do, orange, purple 
Decemember Sight Words- big, little, he, she, with, is, , black, brown 
January Sight Words-  no, over, under, have, of, yes, was, for 
Spelling -ed Family/Chunk Words:  red, bed, fed, wed, shed, fled, sled, etc...
 Class List:
Caroline Garvin
Lauren Hemminger
Kinsley McClain
Savannah McGrew
Abigail Messersmith
Charity Rodriguez
Ori Simmons
Brynleigh Tiell
Laylah Ward
Addilynne Wilkins
Caliber Valentine 
Keaton Barth
Jethro Bertsch
Bentley Brause
Ryker Burns
Elijah Kirgis
Eli Kutscher
Adam Mahaffey
Kannon Shearer
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