Theme 2 Wk 2 My Family and Friends

Week of Oct. 12

8:15-8:30 Morning Greeting Circle

On The Rug
Rise and Shine
Preschool Pledge of Allegiance - LittleStoryBug
Texas Pledge of Allegiance
What Letter Is It? | Random Order | Phonics Song for Kids | Phonemic Awareness | Jack Hartmann
Workout to the Letter Sounds | Version 3 | Letter Sounds Song | Phonics for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Morning Message

Monday: Where does your family live?

Tuesday:My family lives in our home.

Wednesday:Relatives Visit our Home

Thursday: Animals have homes, too.

Friday:My Family Enjoys________.

Moving and Learning

Ten In The Bed | Super Simple Songs
Move it and Freeze Extended | Brain Breaks | Jack Hartmann
Ridin' on the Bus | The Wheels on the Bus Song | Jack Hartmann
We're Going on a Bear Hunt | Popular Song for Preschoolers | The Kiboomers
Shake it Like A Duck

8:30-9:30 Small Group and Centers

This week we will begin CLI testing during small groups and centers

Small Group:

Monday - Name Writing

Tuesday: Pattern Block cards

Wednesday: Letter Matching Uppercase and Lowercase

Thursday- Counting Groups using ten frames

Friday:Alliteration sorts with Letters of the week

20 Minute Timer
Clean Up

9:15-9:30 Restroom Breaks

9:30-10:00 Outdoor Learning

Monday and Tuesday:

Counting Groups and Number Writing

Wednesday and Thursday:

Memory Games

Friday-Play Doh

10:00-10:30 P.E.

10:30-11:00-Reading and Literacy Circle


Homes for Everyone

Vocabulary words:




Questions to ask:

What did you learn about homes from this book?

What are some of the different homes you read about?


Read the Book Shubert's Helpful Day

  • Talk about what an author does(writes the words), what the illustrator does(draw the pictures), point to the title(name of the book).
  • Where do you start reading? ( top to bottom, left to right)

Predict what you think the story will be about.

Questions to ask:

Why was Lucinda angry?

How did Miss Bookbinder know Lucinda was angry?

How did the class help fix Lucinda's picture?


Listen to the story folder My Aunt Violet

  • Talk about what an author does(writes the words), what the illustrator does(draw the pictures)
  • Where do you start reading? ( top to bottom, left to right)

Discuss words used to describe relatives: Aunt, Uncle, Grandma, Grandpa....

Predict what you think the story will be about.

Vocabulary To Review:

  • Extended family
  • relatives


Animal Habitats and Homes

Listen to the story folder Animal Habitats and Homes

  • Talk about what an author does(writes the words), what the illustrator does(draw the pictures)
  • Where do you start reading? ( top to bottom, left to right)
  • Ask children about where animals and insects live. Where do bees live? Where do birds live? Where do bears live?
  • Habitat is the place in which animals or human beings are most likely to be found. A habitat can be general, such as in the ocean or on land
  • Discuss why the animals need different habitats.

Vocabulary To Review:

  • habitat

Friday - A to Z Ps and Qs

(Ps and Qs are the magic words actions of good manners).

Vocabulary words:






alphabet family

Questions to ask:

Why do we need to cover our mouth when we cough?

Why should you listen to the teacher or a grown up?

What does quietly wait your turn mean? Is it hard to quietly wait your turn? Why?

Shubert's Helpful Day Read Aloud by Dr. Becky A. Bailey



Letters of the Week:

H,N, O

Letters to continue practicing that we have already learned>

C, F, T, M

Today Practice writing the letter N and finding items that start with the letter N.

Return to the Homes for Everyone book :

Talk about 2 homes and compare how they are alike and different.

Talk about your home and what type of home you live in.


Photo Cards 12,18,19

Discuss siblings and what you like to do with them. Make a chart about sibling


Talk about going on vacation.

1: Pick a place where you would want to go.

2: Make a list of all the items you would need for that trip.

3: Talk about how you would get there?

4: Talk about a luggage tag and why it's important if you are traveling to have one on your suitcase.

Learn The Letter N | Let's Learn About The Alphabet | Phonics Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann
Letter H Song
Alphabet Automaticity | Upper and Lower Case | 4 Seconds | Jack Hartmann

10:50-11:00 Wash Hands for Lunch

11:00-11:30 Lunch

11:30-11:45 Brush Teeth and Restroom

11:45-12:00 Story Time

Monday: There was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe

Tuesday:Chicka Chicka 123

Wednesday: Ten Magic Butterflies

Thursday: Shubert Big Voice

Friday: Color Monster

There Was an Old Woman Who Lived in a Shoe by Jane Cabrera -- Read Aloud Books for Children
Why Do Leaves Change Color?
When a Dragon Moves In read by Mark Duplass
Zombies Don't Eat Veggies! read by Jaime Camil

1:00-1:15 Snack and Restroom

1:15-1:45 Math, Science, Social Studies

Monday:Number of the Week:


Daily Practice:

  • write the number
  • make a group of 5
  • count the group

Cut out 5 objects and glue them in your journal. Write the number 5 on the page with your objects. Take a picture of your journal page to submit in see saw.

Shape of the week:


  • draw a triangle
  • find triangles around you.

Look at page 6 in Homes for everyone. Discuss the shapes that you see on the house.

Example: The door is a rectangle.

Tuesday:Go on a Shape Hunt

Wednesday:Practice drawing Triangles and Writing the numbers 1-5 in Math Journals


  • Ask child to find a window in the room
  • Ask what shape is the window
  • Ask child how many objects will it take to build the window(4)
  • Ask child to display shape by using crayons, pencils, markers, popsicle sticks, etc.
  • Ask how many side do a square and rectangle have(4)
I Can Show the Number 5 in Many Ways | Number Recognition | Jack Hartmann
5 Little Fish | Count to 5 | Fun Learning Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann
Triangle Song
Count And Move (HD) | Super Simple Songs
Subitize Up To 5 (soo-bi-tize) | Math Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann
I Can Show Numbers In So Many Ways | Math Song for Kids | How to Represent Numbers | Jack Hartmann



Gather different items to build with. Discuss building a house. Which items were easier to build with? What made the best house?

Examples: legos, sticks, rocks, toothpicks, straws, popsicle sticks, blocks


Shape hunt


Activity cards 101,102,103,104

Animals and homes match game

1:45-2:00 Recess

2:00-2:20 Daily Wrap Up and Dismissal