Week Beginning 24th of March 2019

Objectives for the week:-

7a- Demonstrates fine motor strength & coordination: uses fingers and hands

8a- Listens to and understands increasingly complex language: Comprehends language

9a- Uses language to express thoughts and needs

15a-Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition: Notices and discriminates rhyme

15b -Notices and discriminates  alliteration

15c-notices and discriminates discrete units of sound

20a-Counts

20c-Connects numerals with their quantities

24-Uses scientific inquiry skills

25-Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

 

Questions of the week:-

What is the life cycle of a ladybug?

What is the life cycle of a butterfly?

What does metamorphosis mean?

What number comes before/next?

Can you match the quantity to the relevant numeral?

Books of the week:-

Week of March 17th

Objectives for the week:

8a Listens to and understands increasingly complex language: Comprehends language

9a Uses language to express thoughts and needs: Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

12b Remembers and connects experiences: Makes connections

15a Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition: Notices and discriminates rhyme

15b Notices and discriminates alliteration

19b- Writes to convey ideas and information

20a Number concepts and operations: Counts

21-Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

23 Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

24 Uses scientific inquiry skills

25 Demonstrates knowledge of the characteristics of living things

28 Uses tools and technologies to perform tasks

 

Our questions of the week:

What is this a picture of? (Insect close up)

Where should we look for insects today?

What colors do you see on this insect? (display a photo of an insect you observed)

Which weights more?  2 objects and a balance scale

 

Our books for the week:

Week of March 12th

Objectives for the week:

2: Establishes and sustains positive relationships: respond to emotional cues

8b Listens to and understands increasingly complex language: comprehends language

11 Demonstrates positive approach to learning: shows curiosity and motivation

13 Uses classification skills

15b Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition: Notices and discriminate discrete units of sounds.

18a Interacts during reading experiences, book conversations and text reflections

18c- Retells stories and recounts details from information texts

20a 20. Uses number concepts and operations: counts

24  Uses scientific inquiry skills

25 Demonstrates the knowledge of characteristics of living things

 

Our questions of the week:

Where do insects live?

What is a habitat?

What do insects like to eat?

 

Our main book of the week:

We will also be reading a selection of non fiction insect books.