November Theme – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
For the next four weeks, students will be learning about Recycling. We will be discussing the different items that people recycle, what happens to our trash, and why we recycle.
Some of the books we will be reading this week are:
• What Happens to our Trash by D.J. Ward
• Something From Nothing by Phoebe Gilman
• I’m Thankful Each Day by P.K. Hallinan
• I Stink! By Kate and Jim McMullan
Lessons and activities for the theme: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Art – Children will have collage materials such as paper scraps, tinfoil bits, old magazines, newspapers, and cardboard pieces.
Blocks – Students will have empty boxes of various sizes and toy garbage trucks.
Pretend Play – Students will transform pretend play into a recycling center.
Writing - Students will be able to draw a picture of what they learned from the classroom read-aloud regarding recycling.
Library - Students will have books about trash, garbage, and recycling.
•Tuesday, November 24th, is the Thanksgiving show. The students will be performing a song on stage in the gym. The show will start at 9:00 a.m.
•The school is having a canned food drive. Donations are greatly appreciated!
•School will be closed this Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving.
•The school is having a canned food drive. Donations are greatly appreciated. OLQM partners with St. Patrick's Nursing Home to assist those who are home-bound during Thanksgiving. Please bring any donations to the classroom.
Recommended Home to School Connection:
Universal Handwriting book:
Monday – Page 35
Tuesday – Page 36
Wednesday – Have a Happy Thanksgiving Weekend!