*each child choose their own color to create an individual color poem
*during reader's workshop, children read independently and with a partner. They are learning to make "connections" with the book they are reading - i.e. what does this book remind me of in my life (book to self connection) or does this book remind me of another book that I have read (book to book connection)
*number writing 1-31, May calendar
*writing equivalent names for the number 10
*attribute block game, matching blocks with a given block by 2 characteristics
"Hedgie's Surprise" by Jan Brett
Library - 5 children had their turn to participate in a puppet show featuring the story, "The Gingerbread Cowboy"