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Week 2


Literature Book for the Week

Plaidypus Lost by Janet Stevens

Plaidypus Lost


Phonemic Awareness





Review all capital and small letters Aa-Zz. 

Emphasis on these letters this week:  Oo, Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss




Review all letter sounds.

Emphasis on these letter sounds:  Oo, Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss


High Frequency Words

Practice reading these letters.

I                 am            the            little

Vocabulary Development     





Words to practice using around the house:

Platypus, around, lost, found, market, groceries

Text Comprehension

Talk about the sequence (first, next, last) of the story in the books that you read to your child.

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 will be describing what we look like.



Practice printing the letters Aa-Nn.

Practice making the strokes going down.


Phonological Awareness

Rhyming Words

We are looking for words that sound the same except at the beginning.


We are looking at the number of syllables in a word.

Sound Discrimination

We are listening for the beginning sounds in words.



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)  

Listening and Speaking

We are listening for rhyme and rhythm.

We are learning to expand our vocabulary.

We are describing what we look like.


Social Studies

We are also learning to be good friends.

We learn about how families cooperate.

We are learning about family trees.



We are learning about platypuses.

We are learning about our senses..

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

                                                                  Hail Mary

We are learning about Creation.

Math Investigations

*We are learning all about the numbers 0-5.

*We are learning about greater than and less than.

*counting to 100

*counting by 5's and 10's




We will be working on rhyming words.


Literacy Centers

*Listening Center: Duck, Duck, Moose

*TLC Art projects with Mrs. Bender

*Rhyming Sorting Houses

*Rhyming Word Puzzles

*Name clothespin game

*Egg Name Activity

*Hanging the Rhyming Words Mittens

Beginning Sounds Rabbits

*Beginning Sounds Blocks

*Beginning Sounds Toys

*Name Tile Activity

*Stringing Alphabet Beads

*Play Dough Letters

*Listening to Music

*Letter Recognition Fishing Game

Math Tubs