viernes, 5 de enero de 2018

Week of Jan. 8-12

We want to wish you a very happy and blessed New Year 2018. Welcome back! Hope you had a great winter holiday!

- Every Tuesday Homework is send home. Homework should be back to school on Thursday. Please don’t forget to send the folder back

-On Tuesday we send a Ziploc Bag home in the folder, so that you can send things that begin with the letter of the week.

-Please make sure your child is only bringing toys of the letter of the week we are studying. We have been receiving children with toys that do not belong to the letter.

- This Friday, January 12th is a half day. 2nd Quarter conferences, in a need basis, will be held in the afternoon. If I do not request a conference and you would like to meet, please let me know so we can set up an appointment.

There will be NO SCHOOL on Monday, JANUARY 15th. We will be commemorating Martin King Luther Jr.'s Birthday.
Classes resume on Tuesday, January 16th.

This week we will continue learning about our abc. We will be working on recognizing the letters with their sound, letter formation, vocabulary of the letter, remember always emphasizing on the short vowel sounds. This week we will be studying about the letter Mm. The vocabulary for this letter is: mop, mouse, money, mud, monkey, mushroom, mask, moon, microphone, map, markers, magnet.

Children assigned should take at least five (5) items that they have at home that begin with this letter. Items should be at school on Monday and we will send them back on Friday. For this week we have Christopher(Prek”A”) and Camila(Prek”B”).

***Note: On Friday, the assigned students, will have to share eatable things for 22 friends such as marshmallows, mandarins, mango, macaroni and cheese, milk, mint candies, mozzarella sticks, M&M, muffins, etc. for children to taste. We do this to close our letter unit. Thank you for your support!!

The following link you will find a PowerPoint presentation with the vocabulary, in case you would like to review at home with your child.

We are attaching links of some of Letter Mm videos if you would like to listen and sing at home with your kid:

We would like your support on occasionally review the ABC’s letter names and sound. Here are some songs we use in class every day.

For Wednesday, Jan. 10th, please send 1 bag of M&M’s (milk chocolate, with NO PEANUTBUTTER). Thank you!

Some of the stories we will be reading this week are:
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff The consequences of giving a cookie to this energetic mouse run the young host ragged, but young readers will come away smiling at the antics that tumble like dominoes through the pages of this delightful picture book.

The Mitten by Jan Brett One by one, woodland animals find it and crawl in; first, a curious mole, then a rabbit, a badger and others, each one larger than the last. Finally, a big brown bear is followed in by a tiny brown mouse and what happens next makes for a wonderfully funny climax.

In math, will be working with numbers. We will review numbers 0-10 on how to represent and recognize numbers using tally marks, ten frames, number formation, name of the number, one-to-one correspondence, and sequencing.

We would like your support on occasionally review counting and numbers. Here are some songs we use in class every day:

Our Nursery Rhyme this week is: “Five Little Monkeys
We are attaching you the link of the videos of this song we will be learning throughout the week. We will learn two versions of this nursery rhyme. Just a little tip to have fun at home listening and acting out our song.

In Social Studies we will begin the unit about Transportation. We are going to be discussing the different types of vehicles. Children will get the chance to name vehicles that travel by air, by land and by water. Some of the vocabulary words we will be focusing are: airplane, boat, air balloon, car, bus, bicycle, motorcycle, submarine, ambulance, helicopter, train, fire truck and rocket. If you have any books or posters, or any other material that you would like to share with us it would be greatly appreciated. Children can bring any of these transportation toys that they have at home, to share and play for 2 weeks.

The following link you will find a PowerPoint presentation with the vocabulary, in case you would like to review at home with your child.

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