Tuesday, August 9, 2022

Welcome to 3k

 Dear Parents,  

I hope you are having a great summer.  My name is Francis Sanchez and I am very excited to be your child’s teacher for the upcoming school.


Below you will find a list of supplies your child will be needing throughout the year.  


** (Please have everything labeled with your child’s name)

Child’s baby picture and family picture

1 box of crayons 

1 smock for painting

TWO change of clothes in a ziploc bag (please label all clothing items and ziploc with child's name and last name)

5 Extra face masks 

5 Containers of Clorox or Lysol wipes

3 Rolls of paper towels 

2 Antibacterial liquid hand soap 

6 Packages of baby wipes (flushable preferred) 

3 Cans of Lysol Spray

4  Packs of Printing/Copy paper

6 Boxes of tissue 

4 Boxes of Ziploc bags(1 gallon size box) and ( a 2.5 gallon size box) 

If your child is not potty trained please provide them with easy open on the side pull-ups only


If you have any questions please email me at MISSSANCHEZ@olqmnyc.org


Monday, May 30, 2022

Week of May 30th

  REMINDERS!

  • Wednesday, June 8th, 9:00am- End of Year "Moving Up Ceremony" in the gymnasium. (Four (4) Adults Permitted per Child)
  • Tuesday, June 14th, 9:00am- Father's Day "Donuts with Dad" Celebration in the gymnasium. (One (1) Adult Permitted per Child)
  • Classroom supplies are running low such as Baby wipes, tissue, clorox wipes and Lysol spray, if you can please helps us restock. 

Exploration Three

Exploration 3: Our Impact

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change?

Focus Area: Grow

Weekly Focus: Self

Focused Learning Activity for the Week:


Math 

Children will be measuring different items using inch long links. 

teacher will also show children how they can be measured as well. 



Standard Addressed:

Goal P-SE 10. Child expresses confidence in own skills and positive feelings about self.

 

Foundational Text for the Week:

Little Humans by Brandon Stanton


Questions that will be asked throughout the week related to the foundational text:

 

  • What are some of the things the little humans in this book can do?
  • What are some of the things the little humans in this book need?
  • What are some things you can do?

 

 

Learning Centers Available for the Theme:

Blocks- Children are encouraged to use explore the block center. They will be shown a few unit blocks, shown where they can be found in the classroom, and shown how to match them to their outline in order to clean up.

 

Dramatic Play- Children are invited to explore the dramatic play area and use the props provided. Dramatic Play will be set up as a kitchen.  Teacher will introduce basic materials, how to use them, and how to put them away.

 

Art- Children are invited to explore the art area. They will be shown a paint container, brush and paper. Teacher will model how to dip brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. Students will be shown where materials can be found in the classroom and what they should do when they finish painting.

 

Science- Children will be shown a few items from a collection of natural objects. Teacher will model how students can begin to explore some of the materials. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom and how to put them away when finished.

 

Math- Children will be shown a couple of puzzles. Teacher will model how to take apart and how to put a few pieces together. Students will be shown where puzzles can be found and how to put them away.

 

Library- Students are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

Writing- Students are invited to explore the materials provided in the writing center. They are encouraged to explore their name cards.  

 

Sensory- Students will be shown a small amount of sand and a few toys. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at misssanchez@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org. 

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175

Please click here to view lesson plan 

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Week of May 23rd

 REMINDERS!

  • Friday,May 27th & Monday May 30th - Pre-K For All Program will be Closed.
  • Wednesday, June 8th, 9:00am- End of Year "Moving Up Ceremony" in the gymnasium. (Four (4) Adults Permitted per Child)
  • Tuesday, June 14th, 9:00am- Father's Day "Donuts with Dad" Celebration in the gymnasium. (One (1) Adult Permitted per Child)
  • Classroom supplies are running low such as Baby wipes, tissue, clorox wipes and Lysol spray, if you can please helps us restock. 

Exploration Three

Exploration 3: Our Impact

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change?

Focus Area: Grow

Weekly Focus: How things grow

Focused Learning Activity for the Week:


Science

Children will observing their butterflies and their plants.

Blocks 

Children will be building, adding more blocks to towers to see how big their can make their towers.



Standard Addressed:

Goal P-SE 10. Child expresses confidence in own skills and positive feelings about self.

 

Foundational Text for the Week:

Pouch by David Ezra Stein


Questions that will be asked throughout the week related to the foundational text:


 

  • How did Joey feel when he met the bee, rabbit and bird?
  • How do you think Joey felt when he was in his mom’s pouch? Why?
  • How did Joey feel when he met the other kangaroo? Have you ever felt ________? What did you do when you felt ______?

 

Learning Centers Available for the Theme:

Blocks- Children are encouraged to use explore the block center. They will be shown a few unit blocks, shown where they can be found in the classroom, and shown how to match them to their outline in order to clean up.

 

Dramatic Play- Children are invited to explore the dramatic play area and use the props provided. Dramatic Play will be set up as a kitchen.  Teacher will introduce basic materials, how to use them, and how to put them away.

 

Art- Children are invited to explore the art area. They will be shown a paint container, brush and paper. Teacher will model how to dip brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. Students will be shown where materials can be found in the classroom and what they should do when they finish painting.

 

Science- Children will be shown a few items from a collection of natural objects. Teacher will model how students can begin to explore some of the materials. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom and how to put them away when finished.

 

Math- Children will be shown a couple of puzzles. Teacher will model how to take apart and how to put a few pieces together. Students will be shown where puzzles can be found and how to put them away.

 

Library- Students are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

Writing- Students are invited to explore the materials provided in the writing center. They are encouraged to explore their name cards.  

 

Sensory- Students will be shown a small amount of sand and a few toys. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at misssanchez@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org. 

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175

Please click here to view lesson plan 

Sunday, May 15, 2022

Week of may 16th

                 

REMINDERS!

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022- Pre-K For All Program Closed for Professional Development Day 
  • Wednesday, June 8th, 9:00am- End of Year "Moving Up Ceremony" in the gymnasium. (Four (4) Adults Permitted per Child)
  • Tuesday, June 14th, 9:00am- Father's Day "Donuts with Dad" Celebration in the gymnasium. (One (1) Adult Permitted per Child)
  • Classroom supplies are running low such as Baby wipes, tissue, clorox wipes and Lysol spray, if you can please helps us restock. 

Exploration Three

Exploration 3: Our Impact

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change?

Focus Area: care

Weekly Focus: World

Focused Learning Activity for the Week:


Science

Children will be playing at the pretend play area learning to care for babies. We have turned the area into a nursery. 



Standard Addressed:

Goal P-SE 10. Child expresses confidence in own skills and positive feelings about self.

 

Foundational Text for the Week:


The One Day House by Julia Durango


Questions that will be asked throughout the week related to the foundational text:


 

  • Wilson cares about Gigi and wants to help fix her house because it needs some repairs. What are some of the things Wilson wants to do?
  • Think about the people in your life. What are some of the things they do to take care of you?
  • Do you ever help take care of other people? What are some things you do to take care of other people?

 

Learning Centers Available for the Theme:

Blocks- Children are encouraged to use explore the block center. They will be shown a few unit blocks, shown where they can be found in the classroom, and shown how to match them to their outline in order to clean up.

 

Dramatic Play- Children are invited to explore the dramatic play area and use the props provided. Dramatic Play will be set up as a kitchen.  Teacher will introduce basic materials, how to use them, and how to put them away.

 

Art- Children are invited to explore the art area. They will be shown a paint container, brush and paper. Teacher will model how to dip brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. Students will be shown where materials can be found in the classroom and what they should do when they finish painting.

 

Science- Children will be shown a few items from a collection of natural objects. Teacher will model how students can begin to explore some of the materials. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom and how to put them away when finished.

 

Math- Children will be shown a couple of puzzles. Teacher will model how to take apart and how to put a few pieces together. Students will be shown where puzzles can be found and how to put them away.

 

Library- Students are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

Writing- Students are invited to explore the materials provided in the writing center. They are encouraged to explore their name cards.  

 

Sensory- Students will be shown a small amount of sand and a few toys. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at misssanchez@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org. 

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175

Please click here to view lesson plan 

Sunday, May 8, 2022

Week of May 8th

                

REMINDERS!

  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022- Pre-K For All Program Closed for Professional Development Day 
  • Wednesday, June 8th, 9:00am- End of Year "Moving Up Ceremony" in the gymnasium. (Four (4) Adults Permitted per Child)
  • Tuesday, June 14th, 9:00am- Father's Day "Donuts with Dad" Celebration in the gymnasium. (One (1) Adult Permitted per Child)
  • Classroom supplies are running low such as Baby wipes, tissue, clorox wipes and Lysol spray, if you can please helps us restock. 

Exploration Three

Exploration 3: Our Impact

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change?

Focus Area: care

Weekly Focus: World

Focused Learning Activity for the Week:


Science

Children will be playing at the pretend play area learning to care for babies. We have turned the area into a nursery. 



Standard Addressed:

Goal P-SE 10. Child expresses confidence in own skills and positive feelings about self.

 

Foundational Text for the Week:


The One Day House by Julia Durango


Questions that will be asked throughout the week related to the foundational text:


 

  • Wilson cares about Gigi and wants to help fix her house because it needs some repairs. What are some of the things Wilson wants to do?
  • Think about the people in your life. What are some of the things they do to take care of you?
  • Do you ever help take care of other people? What are some things you do to take care of other people?

 

Learning Centers Available for the Theme:

Blocks- Children are encouraged to use explore the block center. They will be shown a few unit blocks, shown where they can be found in the classroom, and shown how to match them to their outline in order to clean up.

 

Dramatic Play- Children are invited to explore the dramatic play area and use the props provided. Dramatic Play will be set up as a kitchen.  Teacher will introduce basic materials, how to use them, and how to put them away.

 

Art- Children are invited to explore the art area. They will be shown a paint container, brush and paper. Teacher will model how to dip brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. Students will be shown where materials can be found in the classroom and what they should do when they finish painting.

 

Science- Children will be shown a few items from a collection of natural objects. Teacher will model how students can begin to explore some of the materials. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom and how to put them away when finished.

 

Math- Children will be shown a couple of puzzles. Teacher will model how to take apart and how to put a few pieces together. Students will be shown where puzzles can be found and how to put them away.

 

Library- Students are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

Writing- Students are invited to explore the materials provided in the writing center. They are encouraged to explore their name cards.  

 

Sensory- Students will be shown a small amount of sand and a few toys. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at misssanchez@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org. 

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175

Please click here to view lesson plan 

Sunday, May 1, 2022

Week of May 2nd

               

REMINDERS!

  • Wednesday, May 4th, 9:00am- Mother's Day Celebration will be a performance via     ZOOM 
  • Wednesday, May 11, 2022- Pre-K For All Program Closed for Professional Development Day 
  • Wednesday, June 8th, 9:00am- End of Year "Moving Up Ceremony" in the gymnasium. (Four (4) Adults Permitted per Child)
  • Tuesday, June 14th, 9:00am- Father's Day "Donuts with Dad" Celebration in the gymnasium. (One (1) Adult Permitted per Child)
  • Classroom supplies are running low such as Baby wipes, tissue, clorox wipes and Lysol spray, if you can please helps us restock. 

Exploration Three

Exploration 3: Our Impact

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change?

Focus Area: care

Weekly Focus: Others

Focused Learning Activity for the Week:


Pretend Play

Children will be playing at the pretend play area learning to care for babies. We have turned the area into a nursery. 



Standard Addressed:

Goal P-SE 10. Child expresses confidence in own skills and positive feelings about self.

 

Foundational Text for the Week:


Oonga Boonga by Frieda Wishinsky


Questions that will be asked throughout the week related to the foundational text:

  • Who tried to make baby Louise feel better?
  • Who helped baby Louise stop crying?
  • Daniel was very good at taking care of Louise, making her feel better, and stop crying. What are some things you do very well?


 

Learning Centers Available for the Theme:

Blocks- Children are encouraged to use explore the block center. They will be shown a few unit blocks, shown where they can be found in the classroom, and shown how to match them to their outline in order to clean up.

 

Dramatic Play- Children are invited to explore the dramatic play area and use the props provided. Dramatic Play will be set up as a kitchen.  Teacher will introduce basic materials, how to use them, and how to put them away.

 

Art- Children are invited to explore the art area. They will be shown a paint container, brush and paper. Teacher will model how to dip brush in paint and paint a few brushstrokes on paper. Students will be shown where materials can be found in the classroom and what they should do when they finish painting.

 

Science- Children will be shown a few items from a collection of natural objects. Teacher will model how students can begin to explore some of the materials. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom and how to put them away when finished.

 

Math- Children will be shown a couple of puzzles. Teacher will model how to take apart and how to put a few pieces together. Students will be shown where puzzles can be found and how to put them away.

 

Library- Students are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

Writing- Students are invited to explore the materials provided in the writing center. They are encouraged to explore their name cards.  

 

Sensory- Students will be shown a small amount of sand and a few toys. They will be shown where these materials can be found in the classroom.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at misssanchez@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org. 

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175

Please click here to view lesson plan