Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]

Highlights of the week’ [15th to 19th September]

Circle Time:

WOW: Communicator   [We express our ideas confidently.]

Morning message: There are seven days in a week. They are Sunday, Monday….

Drills: What is your father’s name? My father’s name is…

Revision of rhymes:

Oh! The cuckoo, oh! The cuckoo, up and down, open the shut them, be proactive.

Miss Molly had a dolly who was sick ,sick ,sick…

.THE RIVER IS FLOWING:

Revision of wiggles:

Head, shoulders, knees and toes.

Wiggle it… Children’s song by Patty Shukla  [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfoY49Nnnns]

Shake and move by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I5RUzkySseE ]

I can do it by Patty Shukla [ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4HFZxPbHxO]

Jump jump star [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5G6CxMlvQeg]

Reach Up High – Tofa Tafa with Lyrics – Children Love to Sing Kids Action Dance Party Songs ( https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bRpMZUylwfY )

If you are a kid [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qr9ge4XGUYs]

Read Alouds:

[1] Little red riding hood

[2] Fish is fish

[3] Seven habits of happy kids [1st Story].

[4] The rainbow fish

[5] Jack in the bean stalk

[6] The clever pigeon.

[7] Big Red Barn

[8] Goldilocks and three bears.

[9] The clever plan

[10]Me and My Family tree

[11] Jenny’s Faraway Family

[12]Rumble in the jungle.

[13] If you give a mouse a cookie

[14] If you take a mouse to school
UOI 1: “How we express ourselves”

”We can express feelings and communicate meaning through different stories”

Revision of sequence – The story’s beginning, middle, end , message ,“Title”  ‘place’ and character, When  of the stories.

STORIES : ‘Cinderella, The Rainbow fish, Snow white, mercury and the woodman ,The shepherd boy

UOI 2:  “Who WE Are”

Family and friends play a role in our lives

Tuning In was done through read aloud

1…Me and my family tree by Joan Sweeney

2.. Jenny’s Faraway Family By Delores Lowe Friedman or

3.. Meteor

Role play was done by the teachers on this topic in “pulse”.

 

Language:

Revision of small letters [ a,b,c,d,e,f] along with the sound and its association with pictures

Learners were given clay/chalks and they were asked to make/write letters a-f with correct formation.

Math:

Introduction of Seriation with manipulatives, flashcards .

Revision  of Patterns

Learners revised  2 attribute of patterns [ABAB]They made connections with real life patterns too.) Learners understood that they see patterns around them in real life.

Forward counting: 1- 9 (through ladder activity & train activity)

Association of number: 1-9(through different learning engagement)

Revision:

  • numbers ‘1-9’

Revision of pre math:

Strong-weak,far\near,fat\thin,thick\thin,in\out,open\close,front\back etc.

GUIDED PLAY:

Guided Play 1:- Learners were divided into 2 groups and they had a quiz between 2 groups, where teacher asked question based on the words starting from letter a-f. learners had to give the correct word and could score points.

Fine Motor Skills: Firefly pattern book

Practice of tracing worksheet & colouring worksheet.

Free Play:

  • Link up blocks
  • Wooden blocks
  • Construction blocks
  • Kitchen set
  • Other toys
  • Puzzles
  • Sand Pit
  • Clay

 

Important Points:-

  • Kindly send one postcard size family photograph with all family members and one passport size photograph of each family members. You are requested to send all the photographs by 23rd September, 2014(Tuesday)
  • Kindly practice recognition,sound and association of the small letters a,b,c,d, e and f with your ward. Kindly note we are focusing only on the small alphabets, so please do the same at home. Capital letters will be done later in the year.
  • Practice recognition, association and forward counting of numbers [1-9] regularly with your child.
  • Please send 2 lap size napkins regularly in the school bag and keep the lunch box and napkin in 1 small carry bag. (Kindly ignore if you are already sending it in this manner)
  • Kindly sign in diary for note/circular. Also take out circular from the diary.Please mention about the things sent ( objects, library books) etc. in diary.(When you send to teacher)
  • Try to do more of fine motor skills activities with your child at home, it will help them develop their writing skills.
  • If your child is reflecting about his/her learning at home then please inform the respective HRT (home room teacher) through mail or communication diary. Please keep a track of your child’s progress/learning.

☺Happy weekend!☺

Regards,

Tasneem

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