Week of October 5
You will begin teaching the pretzel to use to calm down.
Commitment for the week: Kind Words
Today's Morning Message:
Each family is unique.
- Say the words in the morning message, tapping your knees for each word. Count the words. Have children count the words.
- Write the sentence. Point to each word each word as you read it Encourage children to say the words.
- Point to the letter F. Point to the letter M. Point to the letter C.
Moving and Learning
One definition of a family is a group with a common purpose.
Numerals are a family. They are symbols used to represent numbers.
A to Z Ps and Qs
(Ps and Qs are the magic words actions of good manners).
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?
C, F, T, M
unique, tolerant, alphabet families
Put letters in alphabetical order, A to Z, explaining that letters are a family because they have a common purpose - they make words!
Daily Literacy Practice
- Writing your name independently or without help.
- Sorting letters by the kind of lines they have - curved, straight, or both
- Practice saying the letters and sounds of the letters in your name when someone points to the letters in random order
- Review flashcards for letters c, f, t, and m.
- Name 4 things that start with each letter we have studied - c, f, t, m
- write the number 4
- make a group of 4
- count and sort objects into groups of 4
Count to 29 Movements:
1-9 = March through the single digits
10-19 =tiptoe through the teens
20-29 = twirl through the twenties
Shape of the week:
- Find circles in your house - Example: a clock, a lid
See Saw Math shapes and colors
Talk about ways to help your family.
Who is in your family?
How many people are in your family?
Talk about how many glasses you would need to set the table for your family.