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 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 May 12th

Objectives for the week:

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

9a Expanding expressive vocabulary.

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

19b Demonstrates writing skills: Writes to convey ideas and information

20c Connects numerals with their quantities

 

Questions of the week:

What is this (Show a picture of a seesaw)

Which of these is a lever?

What is this used for? (show a lemon squeezer)

Which of these is heavier?

Can you tear the paper on this line? (provide a piece of paper with a straight line down the middle)

 

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 Beginning 28th April

Objectives

4- Demonstrates traveling skills

5- Demonstrates balancing skills

15b- Notices and discriminates alliteration

15c- Notices and discriminates discrete units of sound

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

20a- Uses number concepts and operations

21a- Explores and describes spatial relationships and shapes

23- Demonstrates knowledge of patterns

Questions of the week

What is a simple machine?

What do these objects have in common?

How can we use these objects?

What do we want to find out about simple machines?

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 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