What we are learning:
Read it Again: Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf
Print Knowledge: We are working on recognizing some common sight words including environmental print.
Vocabulary:Our target words are roots and sprouts.
Narrative: We wrote a class story titled Buster's Favorite Tree. We made sure to include a beginning, middle and end.
Phonological Awareness: We continue to work on producing a word that starts with a specific sound.
Additional Children's Literature: From Acorn to Oak Tree and Carrots Grow Underground
Jolly Phonics Letter: We will be reviewing all of our letters and letter sounds we have learned this year until the end of the school year.
Dramatic Play: Subway
Sensory: Colored Macaroni
Discovery: LED Light Table
Small Groups: Rhyming Rockets Game, Number Squeeze Game, Plant Journal, and Pizza Story Problems.
Reminder: I am sending home a May calendar this week. Here are the important dates for May:
May 20: NO PRESCHOOL: Step Up Day for current 4 Year Old Students: Mr. Junge will be sending out more information regarding this day. Essentially it is a day for our 4 year olds to spend some time in Kindergarten or Alternative Kindergarten depending upon what you registered for this spring.
May 24: LAST DAY OF PRESCHOOL
May 25: 4 Year Old Class Preschool Graduation: 6:30 PM Keystone Elementary Gym
Enjoying an ice cream sandwich at snack time!
Tree Planting on Earth Day!
Playing Number Squeeze: A number guessing game.
Thanks for bringing in such a variety of seeds!