Fix-It Duck by Jez Alborough
Point to and ask what the letter is: Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj, Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn
Ask what sounds the letters make. Ff, Gg, Hh, Ii, Jj, Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn
Practice reading these letters.
Word to practice using around the house.
repair, leak, steep, ladder, puddles, shed
Talk about the characters and setting 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.
Have your child practice printing his/her name.
Practice printing the letters Ff-Jj
Practice making the strokes going down.
Letter Jingles may be found at: http://www.gkestner.com/Letterform.htm.
We are learning that rhyming words are words that sound the same except at the beginning.
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 responding to literature through drama.
We are learning to expand our vocabulary.
Unit on "Me"
We are also learning to be good friends.
We are comparing places.
Units on : Science Inquiry and The Five Senses
We are learning how things float, what tools we use to help others, animal traits, recognizing what we look like.
We are observing the effects of weather.
Bible Stories: Creation and Adam and Eve
We are practicing doing the Sign of the Cross.
We are learning about Mass, proper behavior in Church, and praying the Rosary.
We are working on the following prayers: Bless us, O Lord
Glory to the Father
*identifying by color, size and shape
*same and different
We will work on recognizing the basic shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, moon, star, oval, diamond). We will also be working on the rhombus, pentagon, hexagon, octagon and trapezoid. In conclusion, we will also be working on the solid shapes (triangular prism, rectangular prism, pyramid, sphere, cube, cone, and cylinder).
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.
*Art with Mrs. Bender
*"I am blue." Cut and Paste Activity
*The Kissing Hand Listening Center and Letter Matching Activity
*Football Letter Matching Activity
*ABC Play Dough Activities
*Read the Room Letter Wands
*Zoo Phonic Sound Matching Activity
(We are working on the Number Sense Concepts for 0-5.)
*Five Frame Play Dough Activities
*Two-Sided Colored Circle Activities using Five Frames
*White Board Activities -drawing pictures while counting, writing numeral names zero-five
*Practicing writing 0-5 on white boards.
*We are using tally sticks to count.