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 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.

Week of March 3rd

This week we will begin our new Unit of Inquiry ‘There are many different insects which have a role in our environment’.

Our Questions of the Week:-

  • How are these insects alike?
  • How far can you jump?
  • What sounds can you make with your hands?

Objectives of the week:-

4 Demonstrates traveling skills

5 Demonstrates balancing skills

10a Uses appropriate conversational and other communication skills

15a Demonstrates phonological awareness, phonics skills, and word recognition

18b Comprehends and responds to books and other texts: Uses emergent reading skills

18c Comprehends and responds to books and other texts: Retells stories and recounts details from informational texts

20c Connects Numerals with their quantities

21b Understanding shapes

23 Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

22 Measures objects

36 Explores drama through actions and language

Book of the Week:-

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

The Grouchy Ladybug

 

Week of 25th of February

This week we will begin our new Unit of Inquiry ‘There are many different insects which have a role in our environment’.

Our Questions of the Week:-

  • What features do all insects share?
  • Which insects have you seen?
  • How do insects move?

Objectives of the week:-

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

15c – Notices and discriminates discrete units of sound

16a- Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet: identifies letter sound correspondence

20b- Quantifies numbers

20c- Connects numerals with their quantities

22a- Compares and measures: measures objects

36  Explores drama through actions and language

9d- Tells about another time or place 

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

Book of the Week:-

The Very Hungry Caterpillar

Under the Lemon Moon

 

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 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 the 3rd of February

Our questions of the week:

How does this music make you feel?

Can you think of two rhyming words?

Do you and your friends like the same music?

How do you feel today?

 

Our learning objectives for the week:

2- Establishes and sustains positive relationships: Responds to emotional cues.

12b-Remembers and connects experiences.

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

21a- Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes; understands spatial relationships.

36- Explores drama through actions and language.

Books of the week:

Week of the 27th

Our questions of the week:

Do you have a favorite songs?

Which song do you want to sing today?

Do you have any questions for the visitor?

Do you know what this is? (Kazoo)

Which song do you want to sing today?

 

Our learning objectives for the week:

9a. Uses language to express thoughts and needs; uses an expanding and expressive vocabulary

20a&b. Uses number concepts and operations: counts & quantifies

15c. Notices and discriminates discrete units of sound

15a. Notices and discriminates rhyme

15b. Notices and discriminates alliteration

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Our main stories of the week:

Tabby McTat

Where the wild things are ??

Violets