Week of May 19th

Objectives for the week:

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

9a Expanding expressive vocabulary

11c Solves problem

16a Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet: a. Identifies and names letters

16 b. Identifies letter–sound correspondences

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

21b Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes: Understands shapes

22a Compares and measures: measures objects

24. Uses scientific inquiry skills

 

Questions of the week:

How can you hold these things together?

How do screws hold things together?

Why do screws have threads?

What do you notice is different about the screw drives on these screws?

 

Books of the week:

Week of April 22nd

Objectives for the week:-

4- Demonstrates traveling skills

14b Uses symbols and images to represent something not present: Engages in sociodramatic play

15a Notices and discriminates rhyme

17a Uses and appreciates book and other texts

17b Uses Print concepts

20a. Counts

20b Uses number concepts and operations: quantifies

21b- Understands shapes

Questions of the week:-

How do insects help the earth?

Which of these lives in the ground?

What is pollination?

How many corners/sides does _____ shape have?

Can you tell me some words that rhyme?

 

Books of 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.

Week of 17th February

Our questions of the week:

What your favorite thing you learned about music?

What is your favorite musical instrument?

What does vibration mean?

 

Our learning objectives for the week:

12b Remembers and connects experiences

15- Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition: Notices and discriminates rhyme; notices and discriminates alliteration & discrete units of sound.

20a & b Uses number concepts and operations; counts; quantifies

21a Explores and describes spatial relationships

22c Represents and analyzes data

 

Our main books of the week:

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus

One Duck Stuck

The Smartest Giant in Town

Week of January 20

Our questions of the week:

What other musical instruments are there?

How do people play them?

Can we make an instrument with these?

 

Our learning objectives for the week:

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

15b Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition; Notices and discriminates alliteration.

15c- Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition;Notices and discriminates discrete units of sounds.

19b- Writes to convey ideas and information

21b – Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes; understands shapes.

35– Explores dance and movement concepts

 

 

Our main stories of the week:

Before John was a Jazz Giant

Rap a Tap Tap

My Name is Celia

We will celebrate UAE National day on Wednesday November 28th. Children can come to school wearing flag colors or traditional dress.

Our field trip to The Gruffalo’s Child will take place on Monday 26th. We are so excited! Please don’t forget to wear your class color shirt.

 

Our questions of the week are:

What are buildings made of?

What makes them strong?

 

Learning objectives for the week:

8b Listens to and understands increasingly complex language: Follows directions

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

15b Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition:Notices and discriminates alliteration

21b: Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes: understands shapes

22a Compares and measures: measures objects

26: Demonstrates knowledge of the physical properties of objects and materials

35 Explores dance and movement concepts.

 

Our main stories for the week are:

  1. Gruffalo’s Child
  2. Build It From A to Z
  3. The Three Little Pigs (Alternative versions)
  4. Building a House.

 

 

 

Week of November 19th

Our questions of the week are:

 

Who builds buildings?

What tools do they use?

 

Learning objectives for the week:

9a Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

11 Demonstrates positive approaches to learning: Persists

15c Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition: Notices and discriminates discrete units of sound

16a: Demonstrated knowledge of the alphabet: identifies and names letters

17b Demonstrates knowledge of print and its uses: Uses print concepts

20b Uses number concepts and operations: quantifies.

21b: Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes: understands shapes

23: Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

30: Shows basic understanding of people and how they live.

 

Our main stories for the week are:

  1. Build It From A to Z
  2. Changes Changes
  3. Building a House.

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences

November 14 & 15, 2018

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

 

You can sign up using the UAS Parent Portal.  See instructions to book your appointment here.  If you are having technical problems please contact portalsupport@uasdubai.ae. The booking system on the Parent Portal will close on Sunday, November 11 at 4:00pm. Please be sure to select your appointments by that time.

 

We kindly ask that you complete this Google Form (KG1) for your child in KG1. This form will provide information to your child’s teachers in order to help them best meet your needs during these conferences.

Thank you

Week of October 28th

We will be starting a new Building Study unit when we return to school.  

Our two questions of the week are:

Q1.What do we know about buildings?

Q2.What do we want to find out?

Our stories are:

  1. The Three Little Pigs
  2. Changes, Changes
  3. Keep Counting

 

Learning objectives for the week:

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

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

13 Uses classification skills

15c Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition: Notices and discriminates discrete units of sound

16b Identifies letter-sound correspondence

16a Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet: identifies and names letter

20b Uses number concepts and operations: quantifies.

20c Connects numerals with their quantities

22a Compares and measures: measures objects

36 Explores drama through actions and language