Mrs. Melissa Olvera
Melissa Olvera

About the Teacher/Welcome Msg

Welcome to Mrs. Melissa and Mrs. Edith's Class

Class Schedule

8:25- 10:45 Morning routine/centers

10:50-11:15 Lunch/Bathroom

11:25-12:15 Activity

12:20-1:00 Math Envision

1:00-1:15 Finish up centers/ Envision

1:15-1:25 Snack/Bathroom

1:30- 1:50 Recess

2:00 Rest

2:40 Pack-up/Dismissal


Activity Schedule

Monday- Library

Tuesday- Music

Wednesday- P.E. (Please wear tennis shoes) 

Thursday- Art (Please wear/bring older shirt)

Friday- Computer

Please contact me on my remind.

Sight Word List

red                 one               my        by

yellow            two              a           for

blue                three           the        did

green              four             in          her   

brown             five              we        him

black               six               like       not

white               seven          to         are

gray                 eight           and       for

pink                 nine            can        from

purple             ten              me         is

orange            be               come     up

zero                 I                   he          have

how                 get              said        look

little                 you             no           play

go                    am              do           has

all                     as               want       with

yes                   went           on            at

see                  was             an             will


Announcements: School is out until at least April 17th

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*Please sign up  for my Remind account!! This is very important because this will be my primary mean of communication for upcoming events/important information. 

To sign up, go into your text messages on your cellphone and create a message. Enter in this number 81010 to the receiving number. Next text @melissaolv in the message box and send the message.

Please sign up for our new facebook page.

We are working on these lessons in Heggerty.
Saxon lessons talk about short vowels and blends. I have attached some links below as references.
YouTube: Jackhartman blends and short vowel songs

I have also updated assignments in Raz kids,Reading Eggs, and MathSeeds. These assignments are only to help your child with skills that they have learned this year. This work is NOT mandatory.
Reading (lab links)

Sight word list are in your child’s folder but I also attached a photo of them in remind. There are also many fun kindergarten sight-word songs on YouTube.


 Ebooks that your child can access from home:

 Capstone Library

 Username: dcpsbooks    Password: books        Username:  dcpsbooks     Password:  books          Username:  lovetoread     Password:  pgsummer



Video Player

Learning Packets
Packets for those of you who need one will be available for pickup at Desoto Central Elementary School on March 26th from 10-12.
Class Calendar
Twitter Feed

 Lesson Plan for April 14th-17th 

                                                     (Monday, April 13th is a Holiday) 


Language- What compound words will you make if you add these two words together? (base/ball=baseball), (rain/bow=rainbow), (bow/tie=bowtie), (flash/light=flashlight) 

Writing- Write a descriptive sentence about a flower and illustrate a picture. Watch your uppercase letters and punctuation. 

Ex. I see a pretty purple flower. 

Math- Classify items into categories based on their characteristics. Which has more? Which has less?  

Watch: Sorting by Size 

Ex. Separate dry beans or Legos by color, size. 


Language-What compound words will you make if you add these two words together? 

(ham/burger=hamburger), (butter/fly=butterfly), (light/bulb=lightbulb), (pan/cake=pancake) 

Writing- Practicing writing sight words in rainbow colors. 

Ex. withyouhim 

Math- Practicing drawing 2D shapes. (circle, triangle, rectangle, square, hexagon, diamond) 

Watch: Jack Hartman 2D shape song 


Language- What two words do you have when you separate these compound words? 

(baseball= base/ball), (football=foot/ball), (rainbow=rain/bow), (flashlight=flash/light) 

Writing- If you were a butterfly what color would you be? Where would you live? Watch uppercase letters and punctuation. Illustrate a beautiful picture of your butterfly and where they live. 

Math- Solve the math problem using markers, chalk, or any other manipulative. Focus on key words in the problem and why the problem uses addition.  

In mom’s garden there are 4 red flowers and 6 orange flowers. How many flowers are there in all? 


Language- What two words do you have when you separate these compound words? 

(butterfly=butter/fly), (pancake=pan/cake), (bowtie=bow/tie), (blueberry=blue/berry) 

Writing: Practice writing color words with the appropriate color. Watch Sight Word Rap by Jack Hartman 

Math- Practice writing number words 1-10 and match them to their numeral. You can always use any paper or index cards and cut them apart. 

(one=1, two=2, three=3, four=4, five=5, six=6, seven=7, eight=8, nine=9, ten=10)