Saturday, December 3, 2016

Week of December 5th!

Theme for the month:
Where We Live!

Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:     
  • Homes are the places where we live.
  • Animals and people have many different types of homes.
  • Some animals live with people.
  •  People and animals make homes.

Lessons and activities for the week:

Blocks- Pictures of different types of homes and buildings will be posted in block center and students are invited to build the homes in the pictures or similar homes.
Pretend Play- Students can pretend play is a room in a home and are invited to play in and take care of the room. 
Art- Students will be supplied with popsicle sticks in order for them to create a home by gluing sticks onto paper.
Science- Multiple pictures of animals and their homes will be provided in science center for students to match.
Math- Lincoln Logs will be available for students to build homes.
Library- Students are incouraged to look at two non-fiction books about homes and compare and contrast what they see.
Writing/Technology-  Weekly learning games on iPads are provided.  
Sensory- Sand and water, or play-doh.

Some of the books we will read this week are:

  • The Big Orange Splot by Daniel Manus Pinkwater
  • Corduroy by Don Freeman

Recommended Home School Connection:

Monday - Math News Worksheet
Tuesday – Universal Handwriting Book pages 58 and 59
Wednesday – Universal Handwriting Book pages 60 and 61
Thursday - Universal Handwriting Book pages 62 and 63
Friday - Have a Great Weekend!

Reminders / Notices:

  •       Parents are invited to our annual Holiday Show on December 14th at 9:00 a.m. 
  • There is no after school on Friday, December 16th.
  •  Christmas Break is from December 22nd – January 3rd!

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that can not be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the

Help Line at 888-227-8175

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