Thursday, April 15, 2021
Week of April 12-16, 2021
You will review the STAR, BALLOON, DRAIN, and PRETZEL breathing activities. Pick one to do for the day after reviewing them.
Commitment for the week: Have your child pick which commitment they would like to try for the day.
Today's Morning Message:
My horse ate hay.
- Say the message.
- Challenge child in a mystery word game. Slowly say the word (hay) phoneme by phoneme. Invite the child to say the sounds faster until they guess the word. Repeat with my and ate.
- Write the sentence.
- Model writing uppercase and lowercase Hh.
- Invite child to write Hh on a sheet of paper.
Review all 26 letters
Letters we have already learned and continue to work on:
Mm, Tt, Cc, Ff, Hh, Nn, Oo, Pp, Ee, Ff, Rr, Gg ,Ii, Ss, Kk, Bb, Ll, Aa, Dd, Vv, Ww, Zz, Jj, Qq, Uu, Xx,Y y
Moving and Learning
Read In the Cow's Backyard.
- Display the book cover.
- Ask child if this book is about a real cow or a make-believe cow.
- Ask do cows really nap in hammocks?
- Read pages 2 through 7.
- Draw a T-chart.
- Label the columns Animals and Sounds.
- Have child name the animals that climbed into the hammock.
- Invite the child to make the animal sounds and record the child answers in the second column.
- Tell the child he or she will read the second part of the story on Day 5.
Daily Literacy Practice
- Practice writing your first and last name.
- Put together name puzzle
- Practice saying the letters and sounds Pp,Ee,Ff,Rr,Gg,Kk,Ss,Ii,Oo,Aa,Cc.Tt,Mm,Ww,Zz Hh,Nn,Bb,Ll,Dd,Vv,Jj, Qq, Uu, Xx, Yy . Find these letters all over the house and discuss the sound each time.
- Practice writing the letters (uppercase and lowercase)
See Saw Literacy -
Math and Science
- Materials you will need to play game: 2 number cubes or a dice, a set of 12 plastic eggs, empty egg cartons
- Pair the child with a partner to play a game of compare.
- Assign one side of the egg carton to each partner.
- Both partners roll a number cube or dice and place that many eggs on the side of the carton.
- Instruct child to first compare the collections and then continue the two sets to determine the total.
- Ask how many more or fewer eggs do you have than your partner?
- How many eggs are in the carton altogether?
- Have fun.