4/17/18

Mark your calendars

What is coming up in the library ...
Last student check-out: 4/30-5/4
All Student library books due: 5/07-5/11
Book Fair: 5/14-5/23
Teacher library books due: 6/1

3/21/18

Lesson Plans

TK-1st: 3/19-4/27: Parts of a Nonfiction Book
2nd-5th
3/21 - 3/27: Nonfiction Text Features
 3/28 - 4/27: Reference Material

3/5/18

Lesson Plans 3/6/18-3/30/18

2nd-5th: Book Reviews by Students
Kinder-1st: Parts of Nonfiction Books

2/21/18

Lesson Plans 2/20-3/2

3rd-5th:
2/20-2/26: Study Email address and password
2/27-3/2: Email Test

Kinder and TK: Checking in and out books
1st grade: Checking in and out and sorting number books
2nd grade: Finding books in the library

2/1/18

Lesson Plans 2/9-2/15

5th - 3rd grades: School E-mail address and password
2nd grade: Searching for books
1st: Checking-in and out picture books
Tk-Kinder: Checking out books

Lesson Plans 2/5-2/8

5th-2nd grades: Finding books in the library
1st grade: Checking-in and out E books and sorting them
TK-K: Finding Library card and checking-out a book
Pic: Destiny Quest Library Catalog

1/19/18

Lesson Plans 1/22/18-2/2/18

  • TK-Kinder: Receive and use library card
  • 1st: Check-out E books and learn to "Sort" books
  • 2nd-5th: Citations

12/4/17

Change in Lesson Plans

12/4/17-12/8/17
1st-5th: Coding
Kinder: Andrew's Loose Tooth by Robert Munsch and "Coding"(working on the breaking the habit of closing the Chromebook lids)

11/16/17

Lesson Plan: Hour of Code with guardians


12/15/17-12/21/17: TK-5th grade

Lesson plans: Code.org

11/27/17-12/14/17: Coding Tk-5th
 

10/18/17

Lesson Plans 11/13-11/17

TK-5th: Coding

Lesson Plans 11/6-11/10

3rd-5th: Email Test
2nd: Typing.com
TK-1st: Parts of a book

Lesson Plans 10/30-11/3

1-5: Keyboarding
TK-K: Using a Computer

Lesson Plans 10/23-10/27

1-5: Keyboarding
TK-K: Parts of a Computer

10/2/17

Keyboarding

Lesson Plans: 10/6-10/26
Kinder: Internet Safety and Intro to Computers
1st-2nd: Dance Mat Typing at http://www.bbc.co.uk/guides/z3c6tfr
3rd-5th: Typing.com at https://www.typing.com

9/27/17

How Library Things Work

Lesson Plans 9/29-10/5
Kinder: Intro
1st & 2nd: How Library Things Work
3rd to 5th: Internet Safety and Internet Safety Test

9/21/17

Lesson plans: Internet Safety

Lesson Plans: 9/25-10/6
5th-Kinder: Internet Safety

9/6/17

Lesson Plans 9/15/17-9/21/17

3rd-5th: Google Classroom
1st-2nd: Nonfiction books

Lesson Plans 9/8/17-8/14/17

Week 2: Where books go in the Library, check-in, and check-out.

Lesson Plans 9/1/17-9/7/17

Week 1: Intro to Library and check-out

7/21/17

School Supply List 2017-18

Tom Kitayama Elementary School Supply List 2017-2018
The following are suggested items that you may donate to help support the classroom curriculum.
TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN
FOR CLASSROOM USE
ALL STUDENTS
1 white 3 ring binder 1” with clear view
1 box of sheet protectors
1 box of 24 Crayola crayons, classic colors
1 dozen Ticonderoga pencils
1 box of Kleenex
1 container of Clorox wipes
1 tub of baby wipes
2 reams of paper; one white, one color cardstock
1 box of sandwich sized Ziplock bags
Boys bring:
1 box of quart sized Ziploc bags
1 box of 10 Crayola fine tip markers, classic colors
1 package of BLACK EXPO thin (fine) tip dry erase markers
1 package black fine tip Sharpie permanent markers
Girls bring:
1 box gallon sized, Ziploc freezer bags
1 box Crayola broad tip markers, classic colors
1 box BLACK EXPO broad tip dry erase markers
1 large bottle of Purell hand sanitizer

KINDERGARTEN
FOR CLASSROOM USE
ALL STUDENTS:
4-6 Avery glue sticks
1 dozen Ticonderoga pencils
1 box of Kleenex
1 box EXPO thin (fine or ultra fine tip) dry erase markers
1 container of Clorox wipes
Boys bring:
1 large bottle of antibacterial hand soap
1 box Crayola fine tip markers
1 box – 1 qt Ziploc (zipper slider) bags
Girls bring:
1 box – 1 gallon Ziploc (zipper slider) bags
1 box Crayola broad tip markers
1 tub of baby wipes

FIRST GRADE
(all materials are for classroom use, so it is not necessary to mark them with your child’s name)
ALL STUDENTS:
• 1 dozen Ticonderoga or Dixon brand #2 pencils
• 1 bottle unscented hand sanitizer
• 1 canister of Clorox wipes
• 6 Elmer’s glue sticks (NOT Target or generic brand, they don’t work)
• 1 box of 24 Crayola crayons, classic colors
• 2 boxes of facial tissue
• 1 red prong paper folder with pocket
FOR HOME USE
• 1 solid spiral bound notebook-wide rule
GIRLS BRING:
• 1 box Ziploc sandwich bags
• 1 box Crayola THIN markers
• 2 packages big Pink Pearl erasers
• 1 ream of COLORED copy paper
• 1 package of BLACK THICK EXPO markers
BOYS BRING:
• 1 box of gallon size Ziploc brand bags
• 1 box Crayola THICK markers
• 2 packages Post-It brand post-its (any color)
• 1 package of BLACK THIN EXPO markers
• 1 ream of WHITE copy paper

SECOND GRADE
FOR CLASSROOM USE
• Expo whiteboard markers (1 pkg.)
• 12 Avery glue sticks
• 1 container of Clorox disinfecting wipes or baby wipes
• 8-pack Crayola thick markers (classic colors)
• 8-pack Crayola thin markers (classic colors)
• 12-pack Crayola color pencils
• 24-pack Crayola crayons
• Pink Pearl erasers
• 3 x 3 Post-its
• Yellow double pocket folder – no prongs
• Expo markers (fine point and chisel)
• 1 set earbuds for personal use in class
• 1 red spiral bound notebook – wide ruled
• 1 box of sandwich bags (snack or quart size)
Girls Bring
• 1 ream colored Xerox paper
• 1 box of gallon size Ziploc bags
• 1 box of Kleenex
Boys Bring
• 1 package sheet protector
• 1 large bottle of Purell Hand Sanitizer
• 1 box of band-aids
AVAILABLE FOR HOME USE
• Wide ruled composition book

THIRD GRADE
FOR CLASSROOM USE - Please do not label with your child’s name
 2 box No. 2 pencils
 1 box 24 Crayola crayons
 1 boxes Crayola 12 colored pencils
 2 Pink Pearl erasers
 1 package each thick and thin EXPO markers
 Mr. Sketch markers
 Glue sticks, 12 pack
 2 boxes of facial tissue
 1 ream cardstock and 1 ream white copy paper
 Clorox disinfecting wipes
 1 box quart or gallon size freezer Ziploc bags
AVAILABLE FOR HOME USE
 Art supplies (colored pencils, scissors, glue, etc.)
 Library card
 One set each multiplication and division flash cards
* Your teacher may provide an additional list for classroom specific supplies.

FOURTH GRADE
FOR PERSONAL USE
• 2 1 1/2 three-ring binder (for science & music)
• 2 Erasers (pink pearl bar type preferred)
• Colored markers (8 wide, 8 thin)
• Ballpoint pens (1 each: red, blue, black and green)
• Highlighters (variety of colors)
• Colored pencils (box of 12 to 24)
• Student scissors (Fiskar preferred)
• 1 spiral bound notebook
• 24 pack (Dixon Ticonderoga preferred)
• 1 set earbuds for personal use in class
• 2 boxes facial tissue
• 6 glue sticks
• Post-its
• Copy paper (1 ream white, 1 ream colored-Astrobright preferred)
• 2 packages wide ruled binder paper
• Index cards (1 pack)
• Clear Scotch tape (2)
• Computer wipes
BOYS
• 1 box gallon size Ziploc bags
• Small bottle hand sanitizer
• Pack of thick EXPO Dry Erase markers
GIRLS
• 1 box snack size Ziploc bags
• 1 container of disinfecting wipes
• Pack of thin EXPO Dry Erase markers
*Your teacher may provide an additional list for classroom specific materials throughout the year.

FIFTH GRADE
Personal Supplies
• 2 1 1/2” three-ring binder (for science and music)
• Ruler (clear plastic)
• 2 erasers (Pink Pearl preferred)
• Colored markers (8 wide, 8 thin)
• Ballpoint Pens (1 ea.: red, blue, black, green)
• 3 highlighters
• Colored pencils (Box of 12 to 24)
• Student scissors
• Pencil box (standard size)
• 2 solid 2-pocket folders with prongs
• 2 Wide ruled marble composition book
• 2 spiral bound notebook
Class Supplies:
• 24 pencils
• 2 boxes facial tissue
• 6 glue sticks
• 4 pack 2 x 2 Post-Its
• Colored Copy paper (Astrobright preferred)
• 2 packages of wide ruled binder paper
• Index Cards (1 packs)
• Clear Scotch tape (2)
BOYS:
1 box Gallon size Ziploc bags
• Bottle hand sanitizer
• Pack of thick EXPO Dry Erase markers
GIRLS:
• 1 box sandwich size Ziploc bags
• 1 container of Clorox wipes
• Pack of thin EXPO Dry Erase markers
* Your teacher may provide an additional list for classroom specific supplies.

6/7/17

PHILFOTO @ PHIL-FOTO.com

Thank you Phil from PHILFOTO @ PHIL-FOTO.com for doing the photo booth at our Field Day.
Parents you can go to PHIL-FOTO.com to download the pictures (password is to the picture strip). Please, LOVE him on YELP. FYI: He is great with the kids!
Business card from PHILFOTO @ PHIL-FOTO.com phone # 844-980-1800














Phil from PHILFOTO @ PHIL-FOTO.com getting students to pose for a photo booth picture.

5/3/17

Book Fair 5/8-12

Our Book Fair is May 8th - 12th during Library Prep and after school from 2:05-3:00.

3/29/17

Lesson Plans: 4/10-4/14

Kinder: Finding and using library cards
1st grade: Finding E books on the shelves
2nd Grade: Finding F books on the shelves AT their reading level
3rd - 5th: Diamonte Science Poems (see my example below)

Earth’s Water 

Fresh Water
Limited, scarce
Drinking, irrigating, cooking
On Earth only 3% of our H2O is fresh and 97% is salty
Shipping, fishing, sailing
Abundant, plentiful
Salt Water

By: Mrs. Vranjes

Book Fair 05/08/2017 - 05/12/2017

1/20/17

Lesson Plans 1/23/17-1/27/17

3rd - 5th: STEM: Earth's Water
Kinder - 2nd grades

1/5/17

Lesson Plans: 1/17/17-2/3/17

3rd-5th: STEM lesson plan: NGSS: 5-ESS2-2. Describe and graph the amounts and percentages of water and fresh water in various reservoirs to provide evidence about the distribution of water on Earth.
Kinder-2nd: Reading Nonfiction

Lesson Plans: 1/9/17-1/13/17

3rd-5th: Adding a user to a Chromebook and logging into Google Classroom.
Kinder-2nd: Reading Nonfiction