Topic outline

  • General


    Our Classroom

    Mrs. Dorsman

    Mrs. Hobson


  • Topic 1



    Specials Schedule

    Day 1- PE

    Day 2-PE

    Day 3-PE

    Day 4-Music

    Day 5-Art

    Day 6-Library

    October Events

    Spirit Week 10/01-10/05

    10/01- team shirt/jersey

    10/02-wear neon

    10/03-crazy hat/hair

    10/04-wear pajamas

    10/05-school colors-blue/gray

    10/08- Columbus Day-no school

    10/10-Family University 6-8pm

    10/16 and 10/17- Bookfair in MMS lobby

    10/18- ENL night

    10/19-Pink Out Day- wear pink

    10/31- Halloween-wear costume or pumpkin colors

    (no masks or weapons)


    • 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

        October Unit of Study

        Writer's Workshop


        Unit 1- Small Moments

            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

        October Unit of Study

        Building Good Reading Habits


        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 6

        Social Studies


          • This month we will be learning about...

          • Unit 1: "Rules and Laws"

            Classroom and School Rules

            Why rules and laws are necessary

            Roles and responsibilities in school and classroom


            Being a good citizen

            Being respectful


            United States symbols

            Classroom symbols