September 26- October 7, 2016

posted Nov 6, 2016, 6:15 PM by Kathy OShea

                                         September 26- October 7, 2016

These Weeks We . . .          

  • ·      were introduced to 4 letters Cc, Aa, Oo and Gg. We practiced their sound and how to write them, ASK ME why Oo and Aa are a special letter and on a pink card

·      added 2 new words to our word wall “can” and “like” after reading the books Farm Animals and Lunch, I brought home my own copy of them - let’s read them together

·      talked about friends and friendships, read many stories about friends, and made a “My Friends” class book, ASK ME whose picture I put in it

  • ·      Officer Plympton came and talked about bus safety and we made a class “Bus Safety” book ASK ME what my rule was

·      at Writer’s Workshop we drew a self portrait for September doing something at school, ASK ME what I drew. We continued working on our own stories

·      saw a quick video on Johnny Appleseed and Christopher Columbus and read books about them

·      used magnetic boards to find the sounds we learned

  • ·      worked hard on learning the meaning of numbers 0 to 5, we practiced making sets, writing them, 3 ways to represent them with objects, the number itself and the word. Now we are comparing number sets using words: same, greater than, fewer and less than
  • ·      we started our school wide the “Eyes and Hi’s” program on National Smile Day, danced into school to the song “Happy”
  • ·      started our science unit on Trees and Weather, we went out to observe the trees in our schoolyard then illustrated what we saw in our science notebook
  • ·      Had fun at Reader’s Workshop discovering “wow” pages in our “learn about the world” books and shared them with our partners. Went back to reread and add “a pinch of me” to the story, ASK ME who I read to and who is my partner
  • ·      Had so much fun at our Open House (thanks for coming) and on our field trip to Ward’s Berry Farm, ASK ME what the name of the farmer was
  • ·      had our first AIMM’s (Art, Integrated Technology, Music and Movement) meeting, all the kindergartener’s were together with our “Special” teachers learning and having fun, ASK ME how it was and who was the best dancer

 

Have a wonderful Columbus Day weekend,

enjoy the beautiful weather

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