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Saturday, February 4, 2017

Valentine's Day All Month Long!


Love from this Blog Hop and February!! A month about all things hearts! and Valentine's Day!

It starts with streamers on the door to welcome the new month!  

Happy February!

 We love making hearts!  We begin by talking about "line of symmetry' and how it helps makes hearts!  Then we practice cutting folded paper to make hearts!  It makes it extra special to use "paper shapers" scissors!
Some students even tried to cut around the lined heart to make a double heart!  So fun!  The students are so excited and are talking about making their own cards now! 

We love card exchanges!  Yes, we do a card exchange on Valentine's Day!  It is a great way to work on writing names!  I am always amazed at the number of students that want to try and spell the names of friends!

We love math!  We are working on number sense by doing number talks but then we record if the shape is on our heart! 
It really helps with focus when there is a task to do!  We will keep practicing this so the students will be independent on Valentine's Day! Oh Yeah! (I love the hearts on the wings of the birds!)
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We love poems!  We will be practicing reading our February poem!  Then on Valentine's Day each student will write about what they love! Click on picture to get your free, easy poem to celebrate LOVE!
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We love to write words!  We use hearts to segment and blend words! It is a must to help beginning readers work with words!  All students are becoming proficient at reading cvc words in and out of context!
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