Life in an Ocean by Carol K. Lindgreen
Point to and ask what the letter is: Review of the letters A-Z.
Ask what sounds the letters make: Emphasis on the sound of “t.”, “m” and “a”.
We are beginning to blend sounds.
Practice reading these words.
I am the little to a
Mom dad cat dog man have is
Words to practice using around the house:
Ocean, crab, fish, world, shell, seaweed
We are learning about characters in the books that we read. We are discussing similarities and differences between the characters.
We will discuss the sequence (first, next, last) of the story in the books that you read to your child.
We are comparing and contrasting stories. We will be looking at how they are alike and how they are different.
The children are introduced to Venn diagrams to discuss differences in sea animals.
Predict what could happen in the book before you read to your child it by looking at the cover.
We are learning to retell a story by looking at the pictures.
We are learning that new topics begin with a heading.
We are reviewing that nouns name people, animals, places, and things.
We are learning about nouns for more than one.
We will practice printing our first and last names.
Practice making the strokes going down.
We are learning that rhyming words are words that sound the same except at the beginning.
We are listening for the beginning sounds in words.
We are looking at the number of syllables in a word.
We are learning that sentences begin with a capital letter and end with a period.
We are learning to dictate sentences.
The children are completing sentences.
We are writing our names the “Kindergarten” way. (large letter and then small letters for the rest)
We are labeling our work in our daily journal. We are using nouns for people in captions.
We are beginning to revise and edit by checking our work.
We are learning to respond to literature.
We are practicing responding to literature.
We are learning to expand our vocabulary.
We are learning to leave messages.
We are learning about announcements.
We are learning to be good friends.
We are learning about family traditions and customs.
We are learning about the basic needs of animals.
We are learning about animals and their environment.
We are learning about different kinds of water.
We are learning about ocean environments.
We are observing the effects of weather.
We are practicing doing the Sign of the Cross.
We are working on the following prayers: Bless us, O Lord
Glory to the Father
We are learning about Abraham and Sarah and Isaac.
We are exploring the numerals 0-10.
We are counting to 100.
We are counting by 10's.
We are learning to read our number words zero-ten.
We are learning to log on by ourselves. We are learning to type in our user name and password. We then log on to internet explorer. We are learning to go to favorites and click on the two sites listed below.
We will be working on rhyming words.
We will be working on beginning sounds.