Topic outline

  • General


    Our Classroom

    Mrs. Dorsman

    Mrs. Hobson


  • Topic 1


     December Birthdays






    Specials Schedule

    Day 1- PE

    Day 2-PE

    Day 3-PE

    Day 4-Music

    Day 5-Art

    Day 6-Library

    December Events

    12/06- Craft Day

    12/13-Pageant Practice


    12/19-Classroom winter party

    12/21-Pajama Day

    12/22-01/02-Winter Break







    • Topic 2

    • Topic 3


      Fry Word List 1(1st 100)

      Fry Word List 2(2nd 100)

      Fry Word List 3(3rd 100)

      Fry Word List 4(4th 100)

      Please practice your sight words at Spelling City.

      Grammar Focus

      -Writing complete sentences

      -Use capital letters at the beginning of a sentence and proper noun

      -Spelling word wall words correctly

      • Topic 4


        English Language Arts Unit of Study

        Writer's Workshop

        December  Unit of Study

        Unit 2- Nonfiction-Informational Books

        How to Books

            As a writer I can....

        think, think, think

        touch and tell

        sketch and write


        -modeled writing

        -conferences with the teacher 

        -editing our work

        -publishing our stories

        -celebrating our stories

        Guided Reading

        -instructional small groups

        December Unit of Study

        Nonfiction Books

        Text Features


        As a reader I can...

        pick just right books

        use reading strategies

        read smoothly

        -choosing a just right book

        -independent reading

        -interactive writing

        -shared reading

        -partner reading

        -conferences with the teacher

        to encourage reading strategies



      • Topic 5

         Social Studies

        • Unit 2: "We are Family"

          Unit 2 Glossary of Terms

          My Family, Your Family

          *Why we need families

          *Compare and contrast different families

          Family Tree

          *Learn the difference between imediate and extended families

          *Construct and share a family tree

          Family Roles and Responsibilities

          *Jobs within a family unit

          *Roles and responsibilities of each family member

          All Families are Different, Yet the Same

          *Learn about different cultural traditions

          *Reflect on traditions of others

          Families Over Time

          *Interview family members

          *Learn how families change over time