Mrs. Lamkey

Mrs. Lamkey's Class

Posted: May 3, 2020

Home Learning May 4-8

I am really missing all my students!!  I hope everything is going well with you and your family.  

Here are some ideas for Week 5 of Home Learning. Please contact me at any time if you have any questions or concerns at melanie.lamkey@nbed.nb.ca

 

Speaking and Listening

*Listen to a story on https://www.storylineonline.net OR have an adult read a book to you OR choose from the following activities:

* Practice reciting Nursery Rhymes like Itsy Bitsy Spider and Jack and Jill. What are the rhyming words you hear?

*Name 3 things that rhyme with cat.  Name 3 things that rhyme with dog.

 Have fun doing your calendar on www.starfall.com

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Alphabet

Find objects in your house that begin with the letters h, k, n and p.  Write or draw a picture of some things you find.

Review your letters and sounds by playing these songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sySEGRm8TQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi1dwHp1ppU&pbjreload=10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP85wRv3M40

Review your letters on https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

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Sight Words

Review your A - C Level sight words                                                                                             

 I, a, am, at, can, go, is, like, me, see, the, to, dad, he, in, it, look, mom, my, on, up, we, and, are, come, for, got, here, not, play, said, you

Review these sight words with these videos                                                                             

Level A:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qIxhNe5_S0                                                               

Level B:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O5aHNnQLgE                                                           

 Level C:https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDBKwChlunQ

If your child knows the A-C sight words here are the D-F sight words                                     

 day, down, into, looking, she, they, went, where, will, your, all, away, back, big, her, over, this, want, who, with, came, have, help, next, now, one, some, then, was, what.

 Level D: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4LB3fqFMjM                                                           

 Level E: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_893KdHDbB0                                                           

 Level F: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUhczekj93Y

G-H sight words (some parents were looking for the next level of word):                             

didn’t, don’t, eat, from, give, good, make, of, out, saw, were, when, again, because, could, does, every, laugh, many, new, night, very, walk, why.

Level G: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSi9MaLFdLM                                              

Level H: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9sGmUv7Abuo

If your child is having trouble with any of the sight words they can build the word with playdoh, rainbow write it (print the word tracing it in many different colored crayons), print them in the driveway with chalk or cut the letters out and practice building the word and mess it up and build it again. 

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Reading

*Read a book in a quiet voice.  Then, read the book in a loud voice.

 

*Continue using Raz-Kids. Your child can now choose their own 2 books for the week.  Be sure to “read” the books, and not just “listen” to the books.   

Kids A-Z Login Instructions:

Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com    (there is also an app available)

Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher's username, melanielamkey2021

Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart.

Step 4: Your child enters his or her password - book.

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Writing ideas

* Draw a picture of your mom. Label your picture using one word to describe how special your mom is.

* What do you look like? Use a mirror to draw and label yourself!

 Remember to sound out the words you do not know and put your spaces between the words and use your sight words to help!

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Math

 Choose from some of the following suggestions:

 Counting songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aq4UAss33qA

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1dkPouLWCyc

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e0dJWfQHF8Y

 

 Watch the video below to learn about making 10.

 “Number Pairs that make 10” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ch7KzI3n2Zk

Try this game to practise making 10. https://pbskids.org/curiousgeorge/busyday/ten/

 

Try some of these fun math games:

They will help you practice counting, number recognition, matching, etc.

 https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/helicopter-rescue?fbclid=IwAR0ryRtBC59sa1yVNl-a0D3C1kv0fpxwno3BozBU5oH6aTubFzCM9Wm5Wuk

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/teddy-numbers

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/learning-to-count/gingerbread-man-game

https://www.nctm.org/Classroom-Resources/Illuminations/Interactives/Ten-Frame/

 

Play some card games with your family (‘Go Fish’, ‘7 Up’, ‘Crazy 8’s’, etc.). If you don’t know how to play search the rules online.

 Or

Continue on Splash Math

Step 1: go on www.splashlearn.com/login or Download the SplashLearn Ipad App

Step 2: Select Class   

Step 3: Enter XCJLGE  

Step 4: Select your name 

Step 5: Enter password: math 

Choose an activity and enjoy!!

 

Posted: April 30, 2020

Grade (By last name)

Date

Time

Kindergarten (A to K)

Monday, May 4

9 – 10am

Kindergarten (L to P)

Monday, May 4

10 – 11am

Kindergarten (R to Z)

Monday, May 4

11 – 12pm

Grade 1 (A to G)

Monday, May 4

12 -1 pm

Grade 1 (H to O)

Monday, May 4

1 – 2pm

Grade 1 (P to Z)

Monday, May 4

2 – 3pm

Grade 2 (A to H)

Tuesday, May 5

9 – 10am

Grade 2 (I to P)

Tuesday, May 5

10 – 11am

Grade 2 (R to Z)

Tuesday, May 5

11 – 12pm

Grade 3 (A to F)

Tuesday, May 5

12 -1 pm

Grade 3 (G to M)

Tuesday, May 5

1 – 2pm

Grade 3 (N to Z)

Tuesday, May 5

2 – 3pm

Grade 4 (A to G)

Wednesday, May 6

9 – 10am

Grade 4 (H to O)

Wednesday, May 6

10 – 11am

Grade 4(P to Z)

Wednesday, May 6

11 – 12pm

Grade 5 (A to F)

Wednesday, May 6

12 -1 pm

Grade 5 (G to M)

Wednesday, May 6

1 – 2pm

Grade 5 (N to Z)

Wednesday, May 6

2 – 3pm

 

Please Note:   If your child is in a split class please go by their current grade level in the chart above.

 

Student Supply Pick up will be next week May 4 to 6th

 

It is organized by grade & last name, date and time slot for pick up.

Please note that if you have more than one child at KSE, pick up is on the day of your youngest child’s schedule. We will have the other siblings’ materials ready to go.

Plan for Distribution:

We must follow strict safety guidelines put in place by Province.

1.      Refer to chart for pick-up date & time slot.

2.      Please line your car in the Bus Loop in front of the school. Overflow can park in the soccer parking lot.

3.      Door A will be the only door used for pick-up.

4.      There will be a table set up outside the school where your child's belongings will be put for you to retrieve.

5.      Come forward toward the table, where there will be a mark (line) for you to wait.  Once we see you, we will come out and put the belongings on the table, then you can proceed to retrieve them.

PLEASE WAIT INSIDE YOUR VEHCILE if there is someone already at the table or waiting.

Try to honour your time slot to reduce traffic congestion.

Posted: April 26, 2020

Home Learning April 27-May 1st

 I hope you all had an amazing weekend! The weather was beautiful.  I hope you spent lots of time enjoying the fresh air. Here are some ideas for Week 4 of Home Learning. Please contact me at any time if you have any questions or concerns at melanie.lamkey@nbed.nb.ca. I always love hearing from you and your families.

 Speaking and Listening

Line up 5 of your favorite teddy bears/toys. Describe one of them using descriptive words and see if the other person can find the one you described. Do it again and switch roles.

Or continue listening to a family member reading a story or on www.storylineonline.net and talking about the story, who the characters are, and the setting of the story.

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Alphabet

Find objects in your house that begin with the letters r,s,t and m.  Write or draw a picture of some things you find.

Review your letters and sounds by playing these songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sySEGRm8TQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi1dwHp1ppU&pbjreload=10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP85wRv3M40

Review your letters on https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

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Sight Words

Review your A - C Level sight words

I, a, am, at, can, go, is, like, me, see, the, to, dad, he, in, it, look, mom, my, on, up, we,

and, are, come, for, got, here, not, play, said, you.

Review these sight words with these videos

Level A song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qIxhNe5_S0

Level B song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O5aHNnQLgE

Level C song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDBKwChlunQ

 If your child knows the A-C sight words here are the D-F sight words day, down, into, looking, she, they, went, where, will, your, all, away, back, big, her, over, this, want, who, with, came, have, help, next, now, one, some, then, was, what.

Level D song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N4LB3fqFMjM

Level E song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_893KdHDbB0

Level F song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UUhczekj93Y

 If your child is having trouble with any of the sight words they can build the word with playdoh, rainbow write it, print them in the driveway with chalk or cut the letters out and practice building the word and mess it up and build it again. 

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Reading

Gather up your favorite teddy bears and read them a story. 

Continue using Raz-Kids. I assigned each student two new books for the week but feel free to let your child choose their own book around the same level. If you feel the books are too easy at the level I assigned, please send me an email and I can move next week’s up a level. 

 Login Instructions:

Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com  (there is also an app available)

Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher's username, melanielamkey2021

Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart.

Step 4: Your child enters his or her password. Our class has the password book

 Please note:  If you are having trouble accessing this site, you can also try these:

http://www.clarkness.com/Single%20Sheet%20Books%20by%20Reading%20Level.htm

https://pioneervalleybooks.com/pages/resource-center-free-downloadable-books 

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Writing ideas

Write a story to your family about what you like about Spring?

Create a poster and put it on your window for your neighbors to see.

Treasure Hunt: Hide or find a treasure or secret spot outside.  Make a detailed map that will guide someone to it.

Remember to sound out the words you do not know, put your spaces between the words, and use your sight words to help!

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Math

Choose from some of the following suggestions:

 If your child prefers online games, I have signed the class up on Splash Math.

Step 1: go on www.splashlearn.com/login or Download the SplashLearn Ipad App

Step 2: Select Class

Step 3: Enter XCJLGE

Step 4: Select your name

Step 5: Enter password: math 

Choose an activity and enjoy!!

 

Counting song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c63GSu3oWns&list=PL-8VPysCNVem5RUtBRv8XCZkzXqjJ6Fxy

 Go on a shape hunt in your house? Is it a 2D shape or a 3D shape? Can you find all the shapes?

Here are a few songs to review shapes before you get started on your hunt:

2D shape songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3lKTEBQkpR4

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gepEhdI7418

3D shapes:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2cg-Uc556-Q

 

Play the following songs “what makes 1?” And “what makes 2 song?”

What makes 1? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RzJmlP6DzXM 

What makes 2? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MwLW_mRjhW0

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Posted: April 19, 2020

Home Learning April 20-24

 

I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!! Here are some ideas for Week 3 of Home Learning. Please contact me at any time if you have any questions or concerns at melanie.lamkey@nbed.nb.ca

 

Speaking and Listening

Choose from the following activities (or continue listening and talking about a story):

 

Hide a mystery object in a box or bag. Give clues to a family member about what is inside the box. See if they can guess what the object is and then, switch roles.

 

Call a friend and ask them 3 questions about what they have been doing. Have them ask you 3 questions as well.

 

Take a walk around your yard/neighborhood. Record or tell someone the things you hear, see, smell, and touch.

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Alphabet

Find objects in your house that begin with the letters b,c,d and f.  Write or draw a picture of some things you find.

Review your letters and sounds by playing these songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4sySEGRm8TQ

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gi1dwHp1ppU&pbjreload=10

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP85wRv3M40

Review your letters on https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

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Sight Words

Review your A - C Level sight words

I, a, am, at, can, go, is, like, me, see, the,to, dad, he, in, it, look, mom, my, on, up, we,

and, are, come, for, got, here, not, play, said, you.

Review these sight words with these videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mG3yhheaqq8

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDBKwChlunQ

If your child knows the A-C sight words here are the D-F sight words day, down, into, looking, she, they, went, where, will, your, all, away, back, big, her, over, this, want, who, with, came, have, help, next, now, one, some, then, was, what.

If your child is having trouble with any of the sight words they can build the word with playdoh, rainbow write it (print the word tracing it in many different colored crayons), print them in the driveway with chalk or cut the letters out and practice building the word and mess it up and build it again. 

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Reading

Read your favourite book in the dark with a flashlight.

Build a reading fort. Bring your favourite books inside to read them.

 

Continue using Raz-Kids. I assigned each student two new books for the week but feel free to let your child choose their own book around the same level. 

 Login Instructions:

Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com  (there is also an app available)

Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher's username, melanielamkey2021

Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart.

Step 4: Your child enters his or her password. Our class has the password book

 

Please note:  If you are having trouble accessing this site, you can also try these:

http://www.clarkness.com/Single%20Sheet%20Books%20by%20Reading%20Level.htm

https://pioneervalleybooks.com/pages/resource-center-free-downloadable-books

 

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Writing

Make a card for someone special and give it to them.

or

Watch an episode of your favorite tv show. Draw/write about your favorite part or your favorite actor/actress in the show.

 

Remember to sound out the words you do not know and put your spaces between the words and use your sight words to help!

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Math

Choose from some of the following suggestions:

 

Practice writing your phone number and your address.

Find 3 things in your house that are taller than you. Find 3 things that are shorter than you. https://ca.ixl.com/math/kindergarten/tall-and-short

 

Find 3 things in your house that are heavier than you. Find 3 things that are lighter than you. https://ca.ixl.com/math/kindergarten/light-and-heavy

 

If you have a deck of cards at your house there are fun games you can play (7-up, crazy eights..). If you do not know how to play you can search the instructions online.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c63GSu3oWns&list=PL-8VPysCNVem5RUtBRv8XCZkzXqjJ6Fxy (this is a counting song the kids love to do)

 

Try some math games on abya.com (the abcya links are not accessible from a cell phone or an iPad. They only seem to work on home computers or laptops):

https://www.abcya.com/games/counting_fish

Posted: April 13, 2020

Home Learning April 14-17, 2020

I hope you all had a wonderful Easter weekend!! I miss you all very much!! Here is this week’s work.  If you have any questions please contact me at melanie.lamkey@nbed.nb.ca

Speaking and Listening 

Listen to a story on https://www.storylineonline.net

Have an adult read a book to you.

What was your story about? Tell someone what you liked best about it and tell them something that happened in the beginning, middle and end of the book.

Do the calendar on www.starfall.com

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Alphabet 

Review your letters and sounds by playing these songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=36IBDpTRVNE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP85wRv3M40

Review your letters on https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

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Sight Words

Review the level A - C sight words:

I, a, am, at, can, go, is, like, me, see, the, to, dad, he, in, it, look, mom, my, on, up, we, and, are, come, for, got, here, not, play, said, you.

Review these sight words with these videos 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjJbnMLpS-o

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O5aHNnQLgE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDBKwChlunQ

 Ideas to help learn new words: build the work with playdoh, rainbow writing (print the word 5 times with different colored crayons), or print the letters and cut them out and practice building the word and mess it up and build it again.  

 Extra words: D-F sight words: day, down, into, looking, she, they, went, where, will, your, all, away, back, big, her, over, this, want, who, with, came, have, help, next, now, one, some, then, was, what.

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Reading

Remember to look at the picture and try to sounds out words you don’t know.

Raz-Kids is the main websites we will be using. I assigned each student two new books for the week but feel free to let your child choose their own book around the same level. 

 Login Instructions:

Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com  (there is also an app available)

Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher's username, melanielamkey2021

Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart.

Step 4: Your child enters his or her password. Our class has the password book

 Please note:  If you are having trouble accessing this site, you can also try these:

http://www.clarkness.com/Single%20Sheet%20Books%20by%20Reading%20Level.htm

https://pioneervalleybooks.com/pages/resource-center-free-downloadable-books

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Writing

Draw a picture and write 1 or 2 sentences about your Easter holiday or about something you did on the weekend with your family.

Or

Staple a few pages together and have them make a book about their Easter.  (We’ve done books in class and they love them.  They just work on a page a day.) 

 Don’t forget to sound out the words you do not know and put your spaces between the words and use your sight words to help!

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Math

 Choose from some of the following suggestions:

Practice counting forward to 20 starting at 1, 7, and 15.

Practice counting backward from 10 to 1 and from 5 to 1.

Count and record how many cars drive by your house in 2 minutes. You can try this activity with 5 min., 10 min. etc.

Count how many times you can jump up and down or hop on 1 foot, in 1 minute.

Sort socks. Tell someone your sorting rule. (color, pattern, size, etc.)

Sort kitchen utensils into groups that are alike.

 Make a pattern using kitchen utensils, socks or other objects in your home. Tell someone the "Core" (the part that is repeating) of your pattern.

 Try some of these math games:

https://www.abcya.com/games/kindergarten_counting

https://www.abcya.com/games/counting_sorting_comparing

https://www.topmarks.co.uk/ordering-and-sequencing/shape-patterns

 

 

Posted: April 6, 2020

Home Learning April 6-10, 2020

I miss seeing all your sweet faces! Here is this week's work.

If you have any questions please contact me at melanie.lamkey@nbed.nb.ca

Speaking and Listening 

Listen to a story on https://www.storylineonline.net 

or

Have an adult read a book to you.

Tell someone what your story was about, who were the characters in the story and what was the setting of the story?

 

Alphabet Review

Review your letters and sounds by playing these songs:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HP85wRv3M40

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hs_tIGvUSC0

If you are still having trouble with any letters you can go on https://www.starfall.com/h/abcs/

 

Sight Words

Review the A - C Level sight words (in your word wallet)

I, a, am, at, can, go, is, like, me, see, the, to, dad, he, in, it, look, mom, my, on, up, we, and, are, come, for, got, here, not, play, said, you.

Review these sight words with these videos

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_Tg_pzh3Q0

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4O5aHNnQLgE

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDBKwChlunQ

If your child knows the A-C sight words here are the D-F sight words day, down, into, looking, she, they, went, where, will, your, all, away, back, big, her, over, this, want, who, with, came, have, help, next, now, one, some, then, was, what.

If your child is having trouble learning any of the sight words Jack Hartmann has a song for each sight word on Youtube.

 

Reading

I have set up our class on a site called raz-kids.  It has leveled books and comprehension questions online:

Kids A-Z Login Instructions:

Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com    (there is also an app available)

Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher's username, melanielamkey2021

Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart.

Step 4: Your child enters his or her password. All students in our class will have the password: book

Please note:  If you are having trouble accessing this site, you can also try these:

http://www.clarkness.com/Single%20Sheet%20Books%20by%20Reading%20Level.htm

https://pioneervalleybooks.com/pages/resource-center-free-downloadable-books

 

Writing

Help a family member write the weekly grocery list (help sound out some of the words)

or

Draw a picture of your family. Label your picture using one word to describe each family member or write a sentence about your family.

(Don’t forget to sound out the words you do not know and put your spaces between the words, and use your sight words to help).

Math

Work on counting objects this week. 

Some ideas for counting could be counting how many goldfish are in your bowl or

counting the pieces of lego you used to build your creation.

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