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Day: September 28, 2014

Highlights of the week: 22nd to 26th September

Highlights of the week: 22nd to 26th September

 

Circle Time :

Introduction of new rhyme:

Eyes are watching

Ears are listening

Lips are closed

hands are still

You should really try it

you should really try it

Listening well

Listening well.

 

Music and moment songs and wiggles:

 

Let’s star jump : http://youtu.be/Qgq8nZqYNmE

 

Twist learn right and left : http://youtu.be/iMLh3LGNr4s

 

Wiggles hot Potato:  http://youtu.be/NBWQCHb95rg

UOI 2:  Play.

 

Central idea: How we express ourselves.

 

The learners played a game passing the parcel, in which they were asked to pass the ball and when the music stops they were asked to sing a rhyme.

Word of the week: Caring.

 

Read Aloud:

 

 

  • Teacher did read aloud of the various stories:

 

 

Show me!- Tom Tracy.

My Goodnight Book- Eloise Wilkin.

Friends Share – V.Gilbert Beers.

In the Park.

The Best Tea Party Ever!- Nancy Parent.

This activity helped in enhancing their listening skills and vocabulary.

 

Listening & Visual skills

Learners were asked to see various action videos and do the actions accordingly.

This activity helped in enhancing their viewing, listening and gross motor skills and helped in developing their vocabulary.

MATH:

Introduction of shape “Circle” through videos and real life objects.

Revision of Sorting of colours and Shapes, Quantification and Pre math concepts.

 

Visual arts:

Colouring  a Flower. This activity helped them in enhancing their fine motor skills.

Fine Motor skills: Learners were divided in groups and were given different 3 centers to explore.

 

In center 1: Learners were given pipe cleaners (chinaley sticks) and strainers and were asked to pass the (chinaley sticks) through  the holes.

This activity helped in enhancing their Fine motor skills and eye hand coordination.

In center 2: Learners were given different kind of clothes where they were asked to do buttoning and zipping.

This activity helped in enhancing their Fine motor skills.

In center 3: Learners were given wooden frames and different laces. They were asked to pass the laces through the hole of wooden tray this activity helped in enhancing their Fine motor skills and eye and coordination,

Free Play:

 

Learners were given different toys like: Wooden blocks, Soft toys, Kitchen set, Rangometris, Jodo blocks and were asked to play with it.

They enjoyed playing with the toys and mingled up with their friends.

This activity helped in enhancing their Social skills.

 

Important note:

 

 

  • Parents kindly take a note:
  • Kindly send a circle shape object for show and tell activity.
  • Kindly converse with your child in English and  encourage them to converse in English.
  • If your child is reflecting at home, then please inform the respective HRT (home room teacher) through the blog or communication diary.
  • Kindly send napkins everyday in their bag.
  • HW for the week is Worksheet of colouring.
  • Kindly send the library books on 23rd September, Tuesday.

 

Regards,

Ayesha Saiyed.

‘Highlights of the week-22nd September to 26th September’

‘Highlights of the week-22nd September to 26th September’

Highlights of the week [ 22nd to 26th September].

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 7 days in a week. They are Monday, Tuesday….

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….

Read Alouds:

1. Just me and my mom

2. Cindrella

3. Good Habit

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 narrated 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 with grandparents
  • Nuclear  family

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

Language:

Introduction of letter ‘g ‘ through magic box. learners  reflected their learning by drawing ‘g’ objects on the paper.

Math:

Introduction of numbers : 10

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

Learners (boys) arranged the white circles and made snowmen and (girls) arranged different sizes of hearts from big to small of different colours.

Association of number: 1-10(through different learning engagement)

 

GUIDED PLAY:

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

Practice of tracing worksheet & colouring worksheet.

Free Play:

  • Link up blocks
  • Wooden blocks
  • Construction blocks
  • 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]

 

 

  • Kindly practice recognition,sound and association of the small letters a,b,c,d, e ,f and g 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 [1-10] 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.

 

Regards,

Nisha