Monthly Report

Preschool class, October 2015

Theme: Who we are

Main idea: Me and My family

Early Literacy

  • Vocabulary: body, head, hair, eyes, nose, mouth, ears, neck, shoulders, tummy, arms, hands, fingers, legs, knees, feet, toes, 5 senses: eyes can see, mouth can taste, ears can hear, nose can smell, hands can touch;
My family: me, mommy, daddy, sister, brother, grandmother, grandfather.


Materials used:


  1. Real objects for different senses
  2. Flashcards
  3. Pictures of students' families
  4. Videos about senses and body parts
  5. Worksheets

  • Alphabet: letter D, its sound and vocab (dinosaur, dog, daddy, drum); letter E, its sound and vocab ( elbow, elephant, ear), letter F and vocab (Fish, fan, foot, fingers)


Materials used:


  1. Flashcard
  2. Talking flashcards
  3. Worksheets
  4. Crafts

  • Jolly phonics: sounds, songs and actions of letters D, E and F


Materials used:


  1. Jolly Phonics sound and song program on interactive board
  2. Flashcards

  • Sentence building: "My daddy/mummy likes....."; "I like...."


  • Respond to questions: "What do you like?", "What nose/mouth/ eyes/ears/hands can do?"
Jolly Phonics - D d
Jolly Phonics E avi
Jolly Phonics JOLLY PHONICS f song from Read Australia Having FUN with phonics

Early Math

  • Recognition of numbers 1, 2 and 3
  • Quantity of numbers 1, 2 and 3
  • Counting from 1 till 10
  • Color - YELLOW
  • Shape - TRIANGLE
  • Concept: same and different
  • Positional language: inside - outside; in - out
  • Pattern: AB


Materials used:


  1. Flashcards
  2. Interactive board
  3. Real objects
  4. Building blocks
  5. Worksheets
  6. Crafts

Early sience

My five senses - how we can use our five senses in our surrounding environment

  • Sense of touch - hands can touch soft, hard, bumpy, smooth and rough objects
  • Sense of sight - eyes can see different colors around us
  • Sense of hearing - ears can hear different kids of music instruments
  • Sense of taste - mouth can taste sweet, sour, bitter and salty food
  • Sense of smell - nose can smell different spices

Materials used:

  1. Real objects for sense of taste
  2. Camera and real objects in the playground for sense of sight
  3. Music instruments for sense of hearing
  4. Food that tastes different for sense of taste
  5. Spices for sense of smell

Pre-writing skills

Developing proper pencil gasp and stronger muscles


  • rolling and cutting play dough
  • encouraging free drawing and writing in centers
  • connecting dots to draw shapes with vertical and horizontal lines
  • coloring inside the picture
  • drawing on easel

Story "GOLDILOCKS AND THE THREE BEARS"

Objectives:

  1. To enlarger the vocabulary and encourage sentence building in English language
  2. To build self confidence talking in front of the audience


Materials used:

  1. Story book
  2. Interactive board
  3. Masks and real objects for acting the story
Goldilocks and the three bears - Kids Stories - LearnEnglish Kids British Council

Art and crafts

1. Alphabet crafts:


  • Letter D for Dinosaur
  • Letter E for Elephant
  • Letter F for Frog

Materials used;


  • construction paper
  • letters E and D templates
  • frog template
  • glue
  • Water colors
  • Foam
  • Bumpy paper

Objective of these projects is to learn the shape and vocabulary of the letter



2. My portrait in autumn leaves

Materials used:


  • face template
  • leaves collected from the playground
  • glue
  • buttons
  • pencils

Objective of this project is to observe the changes of nature



3. Reproduction of Kandinsky art

Materials used:


  • construction paper
  • different color of paint
  • paintbrush

Objective of this project is to introduce children to famous artist and their work while learning about colors and shapes



4. All about yellow fruits and veggies

Materials used:


  • real fruits and vegetables that are yellow
  • yellow paint
  • construction paper

Objective of this project is to learn yellow color through real objects



5. All about my body

Materials used:


  • students' pictures
  • hand and feet print
  • paint

Objective of this activity is to use sense of touch to learn about body parts

Music

  • Jolly phonics songs
  • Head shoulders needs and toes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h4eueDYPTIg

  • Hokey pokey
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iZinb6rVozc

Pictures of our work through the month