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Mr. Willis

THEME - Technology - At Home and School

Why do we use technology?


How has technology changed over time?

Classroom management and communication

Classroom management and communication

Next Gen. Science - Weather, Seasons, and Climate

Causes, Effects, and Patterns

NEED TO ASK A QUESTION, or send a NOTE to the teacher???

It is most effective to use the classroom DOJO ap!  Send a note, and we respond almost immediately!

Classroom Agenda

8:00  Welcome

8:06 ~ 8:30 Instruction Begins

    • Brain Gym / hydration “GLAD YOU CAME”
    • Welcome with Breakfast in the Classroom
    • Attendance
    • Pledge
    • Home/School Communications
    • Calendar 

8:30 ~ 9:00 Next Gen. Science - WEATHER

9:00 - 9:50  Language Arts / Literacy (reading focus)

9:50 ~ 10:10 Hygiene / Nutrition Break

10:10 ~ 10:50 Language Arts / Literacy(writing focus)

10:50 ~ 11:30 Kindergarten ACADEMY

11:30 -11:45 Physical Education / Health

11:50 ~ 12:35 Lunch

12:35 - 12:45 Mindfullness

12:45 - 1:35 Eureka Math

1:35 - 2:05 Technology and Engineering

2:05 - 2:25  Social Studies / Second Step / Art

2:25 ~ 2:30 Daily Review/Brain Gym - GoNoodle

Language Development



Benchmark Advantage - current theme:  Technology at Home and School


*** Access to the B.A. curriculum is facilitated by using “”; and using the student’s username and password.

Special Day Agenda Enhancement

Monday & Tuesday - Science Lab / Tech Lab

Wednesday & Thursday - Engineering / Tech Time 

Wednesday - Sports w/ Coach Andy - Garden Rangers - Lunchtime Art 

Thursday - Music w/ Ms. Amy, or Creative Expression (Hollywood Arts Council), and Melrose Library Time (with Ms. Patti)

Friday - Dance w/ Ms. Smith AM and Lunchtime Music and Big Buddies

Number Bonds

Relationship between a number and the parts it was made with


Goal:  to eliminate math anxiety, or a “disconnect” between the “REAL WORLD” uses for math, and existence of mathematical concepts in nearly all aspects of our lives