Sunday, June 11, 2017

Week of June 12th!

Please Fill Out The 2017 Pre-K Parent Survey:

Theme for the Unit:

Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:

  • Many things around me change.
  • There are many ways objects can change. 
  • There are many kinds of changes in nature. 
  • Some things about me change and some things stay the same. 

Lessons and activities for the week:

Blocks- Students are invited to measure each other with blocks.

Pretend Play- Props will be provided for students to pretend they are adults.Students will discuss how they change as they grow.

Art- Students are invited to create faces that express different emotions on paper plates.

Science- Students will be able to make predictions about what will happen when you mix vinegar and baking soda.

Math- Plastic cups will be added to the math center.  Students are invited to build a tower with the cups.

Library- Students are invited to read books about our theme, transformation.

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:

  • Little Tree by Loren Long 
  • Changes, Changes by Pat Hutchins 

Recommended Home School Connection:

  • Math Newsletter
  •  Families are asked to visit a park on your way home or look at trees in your neighborhood. What has changed about the trees since winter? If possible, draw a picture of what the tree looked like in the winter and what it looks like now that it is spring and compare the two. 

Reminders / Notices:

  • Donuts with Dad will be on Thursday, June 15th, at 8:30a.m.
  • School will be closed on Friday, June 16th.
  • The last day of After-School is Thursday, June 22nd.
  • Pre-K For All Graduation will be on Tuesday, June 27th at 10 a.m.

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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