Saturday, October 24, 2015

Week of October 26th!

October Theme – Clothes
For the next three weeks, students will learn about clothes.  We will be discussing how to put on and take off clothes, comparing clothes, and adding clothing details to drawings.
Some of the books we will be reading are:

Something from Nothing by Phoebe Gilman
Abuela’s Weave by Omar S. Casteneda
The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch
The Girl Who Wore Too Much by Margaret Read MacDonald

Lessons and activities for the week:

Art – Children will have materials for designing clothing.
Math – Students will be able to sort buttons by shape.
Pretend Play – Students will have multiple clothing sets of different cultures to dress dolls and themselves.
Writing - Students will be able to draw a picture of their favorite articles of clothing. 
Blocks –  Students will be able to use blocks to 'iron' scarves or 'shine' their shoes. 

A 20-minute informational parent-meeting will he held this Wednesday, October 28th at 8:30am.  The meeting will be held in the parent conference room on the first floor.  We will briefly discuss the curriculum.
Parents are welcomed to come to our Halloween Parade on Friday, October 30th. Students may come to school dressed in their Halloween costumes!
During drop off time in the mornings, it is school policy that parents are to remain outside of the classroom.

Recommended Home to School Connection:

Universal Handwriting book:
Monday Page 20 
Tuesday Page 21 
Wednesday Page 22  
Thursday   Page 23  
Friday - Have a great weekend!

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