Week of October 5

Greeting Circle

The songs below are what we use for our greeting circle. Your student will use these every morning to get ready for the day.

You will begin teaching the pretzel to use to calm down.

Commitment for the week: Kind Words



alphabet family

numeral family

On The Rug
Preschool Pledge of Allegiance - LittleStoryBug
Texas Pledge of Allegiance
ABC Phonics Song with Sounds for Children - Alphabet Song with Two Words for Each Letter
Pretzel Breathing - Conscious Discipline

Morning Message

Parent Write the morning message on a sheet of paper large enough for your child to be able to circle and underline letters.

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

The Numeral Dance

One definition of a family is a group with a common purpose.

Numerals are a family. They are symbols used to represent numbers.

Brain Breaks - Action Songs for Children - Move and Freeze - Kids Songs by The Learning Station
"The Numeral Dance" - Read Aloud 2 9/22


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?


Letters of the Week:

C, F, T, M

Vocabulary Words:

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

  1. Writing your name independently or without help.
  2. Sorting letters by the kind of lines they have - curved, straight, or both
  3. Practice saying the letters and sounds of the letters in your name when someone points to the letters in random order
  4. Review flashcards for letters c, f, t, and m.
  5. Name 4 things that start with each letter we have studied - c, f, t, m
ABC Song: The Letter M, "The Mighty M" by StoryBots | Netflix Jr



Number of the Week:


Daily Practice:

  • 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

I Can Show the Number 4 in Many Ways | Number Recognition Four | Jack Hartmann
Count to 10, 20 and 30!
Circle Song | Circle Shapes | I'm A Circle | Circles | Educational Songs | Jack Hartmann


Story Time

Hey That's My Monster read by Lily Tomlin

Rest Time



Read I'm a Family Helper again.

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.

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