Mrs. Krock

Welcome to Mrs. Krock's Classroom

Mrs. Krock
Mrs. Barbara Krock
1st/2nd Grade Teacher
610-983-4080 ext. 312
Room 26
barb.krock@rak12.org


Exciting News:

Mrs. Summers has decided to stay home to be with her beautiful, newborn babies as a full-time mom.  Mrs. Barbara Krock, who has been teaching in this classroom during Mrs. Summers' maternity leave, will be taking over this fun classroom.

Mrs. Krock has been teaching at RA in a kindergarten classroom and has taught grades 3, 4, and 5 at RA as well.  Welcome, Mrs. Krock!


General Classroom Information:

Welcome! Please check this page weekly for updates on homework and other classroom happenings!

Upcoming Dates:

  • February 18 - No School
  • February 18-22 - Chick-Fil-A Spirit Week
  • February 23 - Royal Ball - Tickets now Available
  • February 26 - $1 Dress Down Day
  • March 1 - Spirit Wear Day
  • March 1 - End of 2nd Trimester 
  • March 1 - EOT Celebrations
  • March 13 - House Shirt Day
  • March 13 - FSO Meeting
  • March 18-22 - Spring Break - School is closed
  • March 31 - Designer Bag BINGO

Our Class Schedule:

  • 8:00-8:25 Morning Meeting
  • 8:30-9:10 Fine Arts
  • 9:15-10:45 ELA
  • 10:50-12:05 Math (working snack time)
  • 12:10-12:55 Science & Social Studies
  • 1:00-1:30 Lunch
  • 1:35-1:55 Recess
  • 2:05-2:45 Fine Arts
  • 2:50-3:20 ELA Centers
  • 3:20-3:30 Pack up & Dismissal

Fine Arts Letter Days

  • A&D Days- Spanish and Art
  • B&E Days- Technology and Library
  • C&F Days-  Music and Gym


Don't Forget to Sign-up for Fun Fridays!!!

Fun Friday Sign-up 
March 8 is our next one!  Who would like to sign up for some fun activities?


This Week in Math:  Topic 9 -  Numbers to 1,000

This week:   Students will identify what place a number it is in (ones, tens, hundreds), and write numbers in expanded, standard, and word form.  Finally, write numbers in different ways but it is still the same number.  On the way to school discuss what time it is and ask what time it will be in 10 minutes.  Or ask them to count money in your wallet.  

  • Homework: (subject to change, please check your child's agenda for most accurate homework)
    • Monday:  None - No school
    • Tuesday: 9.3
    • Wednesday:  9.4
    • Thursday:   9.5
    • Friday:  No Homework 
Link to access online math - Pearson Realize Refer to email for login instruction

Mystery Reader Sign-up
Click the link above to sign up for your student to be a mystery reader in a kindergarten classroom. 


This Week in ELA:  

Story:  A Froggy Fable (fable - tall tale)

Conventions:  Adjectives and our senses

Phonics:   Final syllable ie

Skills:  Draw Conclusions 

Our Week at a Glance:      Tuesday we will end with day 5 of a Froggy Fable.  Wednesday through Friday we begin with a writing piece for our student treasure.    The students will write about what they want to be when they grow up.

Spelling Words for the next 5-day cycle:  ankle, title, apple, cable, purple, able, bugle bundle, bubble, giggle, sparkle, tickle (story and spelling tests:  Tuesday, February 19:)

  • Monday: Reading Log (read for 20 minutes) No School
  • Tuesday: Reading Log (read for 20 minutes)  Day   5
  • Wednesday:  Reading Log (read for 20 minutes) 
  • Thursday:  Reading Log (read for 20 minutes)  
  • Friday: No Homework -  

This week in Social Studies:  Unit 5: A World of People

Wednesday we will begin our new unit in Social Studies.  This unit encompasses investigating immigrants and what cultures they have brought to the United States.  We will discuss that culture includes customs, dress, food, art, language, music and beliefs.

Homework: Study Guide due

Science Test Date:
Students are always welcome to bring home their books to help review and prepare for assessments in both Science and Social Studies.


Black History Month Project - 


Throughout the month of February we will participate in the following activities:
   -  Students will tour other classroom doors and bulletin boards
   - We will discuss other individuals that were influential  

Wednesdays until May - Field Placement - Ms. Martinez
We are lucky enough to have a field placement from Cabrini College.  Ms. Martinez will be in our classroom every Wednesday until May.  She is observing, interacting with our class, and even teaching some lessons!  Next fall, she will be student teaching so we are helping Ms. Martinez prepare for her final chapter in her college career.  Some students have introduced themselves and have welcomed her into our classroom!

   
   

 


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