Here is a look into our upcoming week of learning:
-I See Environmental Print Book
-Numeral Writing/Lowercase and Uppercase Match Game
-Journal: I can see ______. (Use environmental print pictures)
-Journal: I see the _____. (offer pictures to glue in journal)
-I love you ritual: Twinkle Twinkle
-Well Wisher/Safe Keeper Box
-Review our general rules:
We will use watching eyes, listening ears, kind words, gentle touches, and walking feet
-Practice breathing strategies (balloon, pretzel, S.T.A.R, drain, bunny breathing, breathing arms)
-New Sight Words: see, me
We will review I, can, am, like, on, and the from previous weeks and start writing the words in elkonin boxes.
-These are Letters, These are words, This is a Sentence.
-Chit-Chat Messages using letters Gg, Oo, and Qq
-Beginning Sounds Practice
-We can find words that are the same
-What are Characters
-What is a Setting
-Reading is Thinking
I Like Myself
Brown Bear, Brown Bear What do You See?
-We will also review the 3 Ways to Read a Book and practice:
I See Leaves
*We locate capital letters, punctuation, rhyming words, sight words, and match sight words/letters.
We will continue to practice rotating using our literacy folders. This week, the kiddos will receive their book bags! I know they are all excited, and so am I!!!
-Continue writing using environmental print
-Apple writing using positional words. Example: The apple is on the tree.
*We also focus on fundamentals such as starting sentences with a capital letter, finger spacing between words, punctuation, etc..
Writing Anchors: What Gets a Capital?
-Finsih: How to Make Applesauce:
-Apple Senses Chart:
-What Writer’s Do:
-What is a Label:
-Review: Some letters are tall, small and fall
-Calendar, months of the year, days of the week, counting forward/backwards and by tens, 1 more/1 less, days in school
*We will continue to practice hand signals and use number talk vocabulary
Who Has More?
-Introduce Grab and Count
-Begin The Counting Jar (counting items in a jar in 2 different ways and then creating that quantity using other items)
Introduce Game called Count & Cover
Writer’s Workshop/Social Studies: Continue:
-Decorate our Writer Pages for our Writing Folder Covers
Introducing Gg, Qq and Oo and teaching the appropriate strokes to create the letters. We will also continue to work on proper grip using a pencil.