Theme for the Unit:
Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:
- Water is all around us.
- Water changes depending on how warm or cold it is.
- Some things float in water and some sink.
- Some things change when you put them in water.
- All living things need water.
Lessons and activities for the week:
Blocks- Pictures of bridges will be added to the center. Students are encouraged to try to build bridges.
Pretend Play- Large cardboard boxes will be added to Pretend Play for students to pretend they are in a boat.
Art- Students are invited to draw a picture with crayons. They may choose to draw an underwater or rainy day scene. After their drawings are complete, watercolor paints will be used to lightly paint over their crayon drawings.
Science- Students are invited to sort animals into two categories: those that live in water and those that live on land.
Math- Seashells will be added to math center. Students will be able to match the correct number of shells to a number card.
Library- Students are invited to read books about our theme, water.
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:
- Water Dance by Thomas Locker
- The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Recommended Home School Connection:
Monday – Math Newsletter
Tuesday - Universal Handwriting Book pages 47 and 48
Wednesday - Universal Handwriting Book pages 49 and 50
Thursday - Universal Handwriting Book pages 51 and 52
Friday – Have a great weekend!
Reminders / Notices:
· School is CLOSED on Monday, March 13th.
· School is CLOSED on Friday, March 17th.
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
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