Pennington's PreK Room 203

Theme 4 Week 1 & 2 - 11/30-12/4 - Choices

7:25 - 8:15 Arrival / Breakfast

♪♪ SMOOTH JAZZ COMPILATION (2 hours NON-STOP) ♪♪
Come to the Carpet (transition song for kids)

Greeting Circle 08:05-08:25




Commitment for the week: Listening Ears


Vocabulary:


thoughtful

choices

appropriate

inappropriate

helpful

hurtful

Good Morning Song | Songs for Kids | Morning Song for Kindergarten | The Kiboomers
Balloon 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:


I make thoughtful choices daily.



  • Display the pocket letter Mm. Do not write the message yet. Say the message twice.
  • Ask the students to identify the word that begins with a M sound.
  • Write the sentence showing the students how to space out each word.
  • Ask student to circle the letter Mm

Move and Learn

The Sid Shuffle - Ice Age: Continental Drift
Winter Hokey Pokey | Winter Songs for Kids | The Kiboomers

Routines to Work on

  1. Coughing and sneezing into your elbow
  2. Sitting Criss Cross on the floor
  3. Walking in a straight line
  4. Saying Yes ma'am, No ma'am
  5. Raise your hand before speaking


Fire Drill Today

8:30 - 9:00 Centers / Small Group (Red)

Small Group: Red - Number Recognition & Colors

9:00 - 9:30 Centers / Small Group (Blue)

Small Group: Blue - Number Recognition & Colors
Clean Up Song for Children - by ELF Learning

9:30 - 10:00 Outdoor Learning

Monday: Nature Walk, Memory

Reading 10:30-11:

Charlie Chipmunk's Thoughtful Choices


Vocabulary words:

thoughtful

safe

kind

smart


Challenge students to listen to the kinds of choices Charlie makes each day.


Questions to ask:

Was it fair that Charlie didn't change the station when his sister was watching TV?

What choices have you made today?

Literacy

Letters of the Week:

Mm, Dd, Ss


Today Practice writing the letter Dd and find items that start with the letter Dd.

Learn The Letter D | Let's Learn About The Alphabet | Phonics Song for Kids | Jack Hartmann

Daily Literacy Practice

  1. writing your name
  2. putting together name puzzle
  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, m, t, h, n, o, r, p, k, s, b, l, w, z
  5. Add Letter Dd to the flashcards. Make one that is the uppercase letter and one that is the lowercase letter. Review these letters each day.
  6. Find things in your house that start with each letter we have studied.

Math 08:25-8:35

Number of the Week:

1-10


Daily Practice:


  • write the numbers
  • make 2 groups of 5
  • count each group and try to count to 10 by 5's (five, ten)



Shape of the week: Square

The Counting by Fives Song | Counting Songs | Scratch Garden
Learning AB Patterns / What's Next / Part 3

P.E. Activities

Lunch

Story Time

Snowman Magic - By Katherine Tegen | Kids Books Read Aloud

Rest Time

Science/Art

Watch video and help your student make snowflakes
SNOWFLAKES - Dr Binocs | Best Learning Videos For Kids | Dr Binocs | Peekaboo Kidz
How To Make Easy Paper Snowflakes For Kids by Big Kid, Affy. It's COOL!!!
Children's Song: Five Green & Speckled Frogs - Favorite Preschool Song & Fingerplay
Itsy Bitsy Spider Nursery rhyme song for children (sung by Patty Shukla)
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes