Week of May 26

Objectives for the week:

12a Remembers and connects experiences: Recognizes and recalls

15a notices and discriminates rhyme

16a Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet: Identifies and names letters-x1

16b Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet: Identifies letter-sound correspondences

20a Counts 

20b Quantifies 

20c  Connects Numerals to quantities

 

Questions of the week:

What shapes do we see on this simple machine?

Is this a simple machine? 

How do we use this simple machine?

What will we see on our walk today?

 

Books of the week:

Week Of May 5th

Objectives:

11c.  Solves problems

15b. Notices and discriminates alliteration

20b. Uses number concepts and operations: quantifies

21a. Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

23. Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

24. Uses scientific inquiry skill.

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

Questions of the week:

How can you move this box?

What can we use to make an inclined plane?

What is something that rolls?

Where did you see an inclined plane today?

Which of these is an inclined plane you play on?

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 the 11th of February

What does this person do? (photo of a DJ or other person working with music)

Do you know what this is used for? (A baton)

Do you know what this is?  Ex. Microphone

 

Our learning objectives for the week:

1b follows limits and expectations.

10b Uses appropriate conversational and other communication skills uses social rules of language

12b Remembers and connects experiences

15a Notices and discriminates rhyme

15b Demonstrates Phonological awareness phonics skills and word recognition.  

21a Explores and describes spatial relationships

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

26 Demonstrates knowledge of the physical properties of objects and materials

Books of the week:

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Week of January 13

Our questions of the week are:

How can we make a sound with these objects?

How can we sort these instruments?

What is a rhythm?

What is a beat?

Learning objectives for the week:

8b – Follow direction

9a – Uses an expanding expressive vocabulary

11e – Shows flexibility and inventiveness in thinking

12b- makes connections

13 – uses classification skills

18a – Comprehends and responds to books and other texts.

23 – Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

35 – Explores dance and movement concepts

34 – Explores musical concepts and expression

 

Our main stories for the week are:

  1. Giraffes Can’t Dance
  2. Dogs Don’t Do Ballet
  3. Chrysanthemum

Week of December 4th

There will be no school on Sunday and Monday, which is December 2nd and 3rd.  Happy National Day everyone!

Our questions of the week are:

What do you think people do in this building (our school)?

What do you think people do in this building (Mall)?

Do you recognize any letters on this building?

 

Learning objectives for the week:

15 Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognitionkoi

20 Uses number concepts and operations: connects numerals with their quantities

23 Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

30 Show basic understanding of people and how they live

 

Our main stories for the week are:

  1. Buildings, Buildings, Buildings
  2. The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs
  3. The Pot that Juan Built

Week of November 4th

We are continuing with our Building Study this week  

Our three questions of the week are:

Q1.Which buildings are near our school? (show two pictures)

Q2.What building did you like best?  (Buildings around our school)

Q3. Have you ever seen a building like this?(Buildings from different parts of the world)

Our stories are:

  1. Chair for My Mother
  2. House, Sweet House
  3. Buildings, Buildings, Buildings

Learning objectives for the week:

12a: Remembers and connects experiences: Recognizes and recalls

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

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

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

20b: Uses number concepts and operations: Quantifies

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

23: Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

35: Explores dance and movement concepts

Week of September 30th to October 4th

This week we will taking a look at school community and what they do at our school

Our two questions of the week are Q1.When do things happen at school?

                                                                      Q2. Who works at our school?

 

Our stories this coming week are:

  1. Papi, How Many Stars Are in the Sky?
  2. The Gingerbread Man
  3. Neighborhood Song.

  • Our songs this coming week are Hello Bingo and Lets Clean up!
  • We will also be be doing several activities on measuring and analyzing data as well as comparing objects based on their size and shape.
  • Children will explore the concept of  dancing and movement.
  • We will have Gloria, Karen and Ms. Fox come to pay us a visit to talk about their jobs in our school and the different tools they use for their jobs.

The main objectives we will be focussing on this week will be:

11b Demonstrates positive approaches to learning

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

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

18a Comprehends and responds to books and other texts: Interacts during reading experiences, book conversations and text reflections

20a Uses number concept and operations

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

22a,c Compares and measures: measures objects and represents and analyzes data.

30 Shows basic understanding of people and how they live

36 Explores drama through actions and language

We look forward to another great week in KG1!