Literacy unit: Families get together
Reading: We are reading these stories: The picnic at Apple Park, Ants on the hill, The Rabbit and the Coyote, The Squeaking old bed.
Strategies from our CAFE menu
- Expanding vocabulary-Reading from left to right, Reading from top to bottom, Read from the left page and move to the right page
- Comprehension- identifying characters, setting (goal)
Letter of the week: Aa- children will be coming home with an Aa Book they created. We will also review Letter Mm
New Sight word: The, the (we are identifying the sight word in the beginning of a sentence as well as in the middle of a sentence). Whenever you read a book and come across the word with your child, allow them to read the word we are learning about.
Sight words Review: I, can, we
Writing: We will be practicing writing all the letters correctly. We will also practice writing sentences using our sight words: I, can, we, the. We will tie in reflecting about what we do with our families in our journals. Encourage your child to share.
Math: We will continue to explore how to sort, count and order numbers. We are going to explore shapes and understand their attributes to their names. For example: 3 sides= a triangle, 4 equal sides= a square etc. We will also practice writing numbers 1-10 correctly
Science: We will review the 5 senses. (sight, touch, hearing, taste, smell). We will explore the sense of smell this week and review the sense of touch We will learn to describe how things smell ie. bad, good, sweet, smelly etc. We will do an investigation on guess what this is by smell.
Healthy snacks like animal cracker, cheeze its or pretzels