These Weeks We . . . Sept. 9-19, 2014

posted Sep 23, 2014, 4:36 AM by Kathy OShea

These Weeks We . . .              

·      were introduced to 5 letters, Bb, Ff, Tt, Mm, and Nn. We practiced their sound and how to write them

·      learned some new chants - “Good Morning to . . .” , “Welcome Children”,  “It’s Kindergarten a Wonderful Place To Be”, “Hickety-Pickety”, “Name Song”

·      learned to be a 5 star listener on the rug and many of our daily routines; calendar, weather graph, “How many days has school been open” count

·      sorted upper and lower case letters on a Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom tree

·      colored a kid to look like me - true life color hair and eyes

·      had our 1st whole school practice fire drill, we did great!

·      heard many great stories: Alphabet Adventure; Alphabet Mystery; Chicka Chicka Boom Boom; Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready For Kindergarten, and Alphabet Rescue and many more

·      added the letters in our name to our Chicka, Chicka, Name, Name tree

·      enjoyed many of our specials - Gym, Art, Music, Computer and Library ASK ME if I remember any of the specialist’s names

·      heard the story of Chrysanthemum, ASK ME how many letters are in her name, and how many in mine

·      made a graph on how many letters are in my name, ASK ME who had the longest name and the shortest name

·      read the book “School” and added “I”, and “see” to our word wall, ASK ME to read my copy I brought home to you

·      used our Word Wall Words to make a class books, “I See ______.”

·      at Writer’s Workshop we practiced drawing using shapes and making “sausage” people

·      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     

F.Y.I.

            * Monday - Library – remember your book, Thursday – Art, Mr. Reilly requested smocks to be sent in, big old tee shirts work well, please put a name in it and Friday - Gym - wear your sneakers

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