Sunday, October 6, 2019

Week of 10/7 - 10/11

Weekly Reminders!
  • Class Picture Day October 8th children are to have full uniform
  • School closed October 14 for Columbus Day 
  • individual Picture Day October 18th
  • Spanish Heritage Month presentation on October 16th, children may dress-up 

Unit topic:
Our Community 

Essential Question: 
What is our community?

Key Vocabulary:
Apart 
Best 
Happy 
Favorite 
Fun

Weekly Foundational Text:
Oskar Loves by Britta Teckentrup

Learning center available for children 
Blocks:
The teacher will invite children to explore a few unit blocks and show them where to find them in the classroom. The children will be encouraged to match the unit blocks to the outline on the shelves. 

Art:
The children will be invited to the art center to explore a paint container, a paint brush and paper. She will model how to dip a brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. The children will learn where to find these materials and what they should do when they finish painting. 

Sensory:
The children will be invited to explore a small amount of sand and a few toys. The children will learn where these materials can be found and how to follow safety reminders about sand use (ex: washing hands before and after sand use). 

Science:
The teacher will show children a collection of natural objects. The teacher will model how they might begin to explore some of the materials.  The children will learn where they can find these materials and how to put them away when finished. 

Math:
The teacher will invite children to the math center to explore puzzles. The teacher will model how to take a puzzle apart and how to put a few pieces together. 

Library:
The students will explore books 


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Sunday, September 29, 2019

Week of 9/30 - 10/4

Weekly Reminders!
  • Class Picture Day October 8th children are to have full uniform
  • School closed October 14 for Columbus Day 
  • individual Picture Day October 18th

Unit topic:
Our Community 

Essential Question: 
What is our community?

Key Vocabulary:
Share
Students 
Teacher 
Taking turns 
Together 

Weekly Foundational Text:
Theres a Bear in my Chair by Ross Collins 

Learning center available for children 
Blocks:
The teacher will invite children to explore a few unit blocks and show them where to find them in the classroom. The children will be encouraged to match the unit blocks to the outline on the shelves. 

Art:
The children will be invited to the art center to explore a paint container, a paint brush and paper. She will model how to dip a brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. The children will learn where to find these materials and what they should do when they finish painting. 

Sensory:
The children will be invited to explore a small amount of sand and a few toys. The children will learn where these materials can be found and how to follow safety reminders about sand use (ex: washing hands before and after sand use). 

Science:
The teacher will show children a collection of natural objects. The teacher will model how they might begin to explore some of the materials.  The children will learn where they can find these materials and how to put them away when finished. 

Math:
The teacher will invite children to the math center to explore puzzles. The teacher will model how to take a puzzle apart and how to put a few pieces together. 

Library:
The students will explore books 


click here to view lesson plan

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Week of 9/23 - 9/27

Weekly Reminders!
  • Dismissal at 3:15pm on Monday September 23rd 


Unit topic:
Our Community 

Essential Question: 
What is our community?

Key Vocabulary:
Families
Friends
Invite
Manipulatives
Materials

Weekly Foundational Text:
Safe and Sound by Jean Roussen 

Learning center available for children 
Blocks:
The teacher will invite children to explore a few unit blocks and show them where to find them in the classroom. The children will be encouraged to match the unit blocks to the outline on the shelves. 

Art:
The children will be invited to the art center to explore a paint container, a paint brush and paper. She will model how to dip a brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. The children will learn where to find these materials and what they should do when they finish painting. 

Sensory:
The children will be invited to explore a small amount of sand and a few toys. The children will learn where these materials can be found and how to follow safety reminders about sand use (ex: washing hands before and after sand use). 

Science:
The teacher will show children a collection of natural objects. The teacher will model how they might begin to explore some of the materials.  The children will learn where they can find these materials and how to put them away when finished. 

Math:
The teacher will invite children to the math center to explore puzzles. The teacher will model how to take a puzzle apart and how to put a few pieces together. 

Library:
The students will explore books 

Sunday, September 15, 2019

week of 9/16- 9/20

Weekly Reminders!
  • All documents are due Monday 9/16


Unit topic:
Our community 

Essential Question: 
What is our community?

Key Vocabulary:
Collage 
Dress
Up
Equipment 
Explore

Weekly Foundational Text:
Llama, Llama Misses Mama by Anna Dewdney

Learning center available for children 
Blocks:
The teacher will invite children to explore a few unit blocks and show them where to find them in the classroom. The children will be encouraged to match the unit blocks to the outline on the shelves. 

Art:
The children will be invited to the art center to explore a paint container, a paint brush and paper. She will model how to dip a brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. The children will learn where to find these materials and what they should do when they finish painting. 

Sensory:
The children will be invited to explore a small amount of sand and a few toys. The children will learn where these materials can be found and how to follow safety reminders about sand use (ex: washing hands before and after sand use). 

Science:
The teacher will show children a collection of natural objects. The teacher will model how they might begin to explore some of the materials.  The children will learn where they can find these materials and how to put them away when finished. 

Math:
The teacher will invite children to the math center to explore puzzles. The teacher will model how to take a puzzle apart and how to put a few pieces together. 

Library:
The students will explore books 

Sunday, September 8, 2019

Week of September 9th

Weekly Reminders!
  • Please return all documents received during the parent orientation.
  • Please make sure your child has an extra change of clothes in their cubby.
  • Please bring in baby picture and family pictures for our class family tree. 


Unit topic:
Our community 

Essential Question: 
What is our community?

Key Vocabulary:
build, classroom, children, centers, play

Weekly Foundational Text:  
I Love You All Day Long by Francesca Rusackas

Learning center available for children 
Blocks:
The teacher will invite children to explore a few unit blocks and show them where to find them in the classroom. The children will be encouraged to match the unit blocks to the outline on the shelves. 

Art:
The children will be invited to the art center to explore a paint container, a paint brush and paper. She will model how to dip a brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. The children will learn where to find these materials and what they should do when they finish painting. 

Sensory:
The children will be invited to explore a small amount of sand and a few toys. The children will learn where these materials can be found and how to follow safety reminders about sand use (ex: washing hands before and after sand use). 

Science:
The teacher will show children a collection of natural objects. The teacher will model how they might begin to explore some of the materials.  The children will learn where they can find these materials and how to put them away when finished. 

Math:
The teacher will invite children to the math center to explore puzzles. The teacher will model how to take a puzzle apart and how to put a few pieces together. 

Library:
The students will explore books 




Thursday, August 1, 2019

Supply list

Dear parents and Guardians,
I am excited to welcome you and your child into our Universal Pre-K for three year olds. As the school year slowly approaches I would like to provide you with the supplies list. 

Supplies 
(Please Label everything with your child’s name)

1.    2 folders 
2.    1 Pre-k notebook
3.    1 baby picture and 1 family picture
4.    Clorox or Lysol wipes
5.    Pull-ups (if needed)
6.    A change of clothes (in a Ziploc bag and labeled)
7.    Baby wipes
8.    1 coloring book
9.    1 can of Lysol spray
10.2 packs of printing/copy paper
11.2 hand sanitizers 
12. 2 glue sticks
13.3 boxes of tissue
14.1 box of crayons

15.2 boxes of Ziploc Bags (Gallon size)