Friday, June 23, 2017

Week of June 26th!

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:

  • Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback
  • The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn 

Recommended Home School Connection:

  •  Families are asked to visit or walk past the school your child will be attending in the fall and discuss what looks different and the same about their current school and their new school. If possible, families can visit the Kindergarten classroom that their child will attend. 

Reminders / Notices:
  •         The last FULL day of school will be on Monday, June 26th. 
  •  The Pre-K For All Moving-Up ceremony will be on Tuesday, June 27th, at 10:00 a.m.  Parents are asked to bring in students at 9:45 a.m.
  •      Each student is permitted up to three (3) guests for the moving up ceremony.
  • Report Cards will be distributed on Wednesday, June 28th.
  • Dismissal is 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 28th.

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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