Highlights Of The Week(22nd-26th September) – Jr. KG Orange and Blue

Highlights Of The Week(22nd-26th September) – Jr. KG Orange and Blue

Circle Time:

WOW: Caring [We care for others.]

Morning message: There are 12 months in a year.They are January,February,March… Revision: There are seven days in a week. They are Sunday, Monday….

Drills: What is your favourite toy? My favourite toy is…

Introduction of the Rhyme: Miss Molly had a dolly

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

So she called up the doctor to be quick, Quick, quick.

The doctor came with his hat and his bag,

And he knocked at the door with a rat-a-tat-tat.

He looked at the dolly and he shook his head,

And he told Miss Molly to put her straight to bed

He wrote on a paper for the pill , pill, pill,

I’ll be back in the morning for the bill, bill, bill.

Revision of rhymes:

Oh! The cuckoo, oh! The cuckoo,

up and down,

open the shut them,

be proactive,

the river is flowing….

Revision of wiggles:

My whole body can move (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v8nDA94hhSk

Read Alouds:

1. Just Me And My Mom by Mercer Mayer

2. Where Is The Big Doggie? by Norman Bridwell

3. Just Me And My Dad by Mercer Mayer

4. Snow White And The Seven Dwarfs

5. Mister Seahorse by Eric Carle

6. Fish Is Fish by Leo Lionni

7. Ellie’s Tea Party by Nancy Parent

8. Bedtime For Bunnies by Marilyn Sadler

 

UOI 1: “How we express ourselves”

Central Idea: We can express feelings and communicate meaning through different stories”

Character dress up day:Learners were dressed up in their colourful costumes and represented  different characters of the story and spoke about the story . Through this they enhanced their communication and presentation skills.

STORIES : Cinderella, Lion and the mouse, Hare and the tortoise, Thirsty crow.Goldilocks and three bears etc…

UOI 2:  “Who We Are”

Central Idea: Family and friends play a role in our lives

Family visit to different types of families :

 

  • Nuclear family
  • Nuclear with grandparents
  • Joint family

 

Through this the learners gained knowledge about different types of families and their roles and responsibilities.

Language:

Introduction of letter ‘g and h’ through different manipulative like flashcards, objects,videos etc.

Math:

Introduction of numbers : 10 and 11 through story

Revision of Seriation [Big to small and small to big] through different manipulatives like flashcards, leaves,blocks etc .

Association of number: 1-11(through different learning engagement)

Visual Art : After the read aloud of the book “Fish is Fish”by Leo Lionni”learners made the fish and had to stick it in the thermocol glass.

 

GUIDED PLAY:

Fire in the mountain : In this play learners had to follow the instructions given by teacher for eg: Teacher sung the the song “Fire in the mountain run run run,Fire in the mountain run run run form the group of 5, form the group of 4 etc. Through this game learners revised the numbers and association.

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 ASAP.[Those who have already sent kindly ignore]

 

  • Our library slots are changed so from now onward the library books will be issued on Day 3 and parents have send books back by Day 2.

 

  • 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 [1-11] 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,

Suchi Dakoria and Dimple Topiwala
Homeroom Teacher, Jr.KG Orange and Blue
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