Mrs. Lowder


Mrs. Lowder

About Me:
My name is Mrs. Lowder and I am so excited to start the school year here at Shady Brook. I live in Kannapolis with my husband and two daughters and love being a part of this community. 

Colleges Attended/Degrees Earned:
Pfeiffer University- Magna Cum Laude
Bachelors Degree in Elementary Ed K-6

Educational Philosophy:
I have always enjoyed teaching and working with children and believe that all children can learn and reach their fullest potential. Thank you for joining me this year to help your child reach their goals and work towards their dreams.

What We Are Learning: February 2018

Reading & Writing Skills:

In Reading
Right now we are working on retelling stories from beginning to end using details from the text. We are comparing details and information in the text to what we know.
In writing we are working on writing sentences using our own thoughts and opinions, we are using detailed drawing and labels in our stories. Making sure our sentence has a capital letter, spaces between words and punctuation.
We can share our opinion and what we think about a topic using words like because and I think to support our thinking.
Sight Words to focus on this month are .....
said    going     she
have    you        we
little    look        run
baby   get          this
come  big
here    on
up       off
the      go 
about   he
play      me

Math Skills:
In math we are working on identifying 2d and 3d shapes, comparing them and telling all about their attributes (sides, colors and size).
This quarter our goal is to count to 100 by 1's and we are starting to learn how to count by 10.

Science & Social Studies Skills:

In Science we are learning all about Matter and its attributes.
how to describe and sort it into categories. This is also tying into our knowledge of 2d and 3d shapes.

In Social Studies we are discussing our needs and wants things that we have to have vs. things we would like to have. We are working on telling the difference between them and sorting them by what we know.