Mrs. Ray's Pre-K
Community Day 4
Breakfast and Independent Learning 7:20-7:50
Learning video on the rug
*unite- Sing- "My Hands on My Head" Today we will learn about people in our community that help us learn such as teachers, coaches and instructors.
*disengage stress- Have a student chose the breathing strategy to do for the day
* connect- Absent Child Ritual and sing "My School Family"
*commit- Recite the school family chant. Have students commit to something that helps keep our class safe.
* morning message- Who helps us learn?
Moving and Learning 8:15-8:20
Wednesday- STEAM lab
Read Aloud/ Social Studies 8:55-9:10
A to Z Helping Hands
Turn to pages 14-15 and discuss how the crossing guard keeps students safe. Recite the street crossing safety rule (when crossing the street, use your ears and your eyes before you use your feet). Turn to pages 30-31 and discuss how the teacher helps children learn.
This Way to Pre-K
Sing "Do You Know the Principal" Discuss how the principal helps the school run smoothly.
Remind students this book is about a pre-k classroom and discuss all the things the teacher helps the children learn.
Literacy Circle 9:10-9:35
Display Photo Activity Cards (77 and 78) and discuss how each individual helps us learn.
Put on a baseball hat and a whistle and tell students you are going to play a game and be their coach. The name of the game is Don't Let the Ball Fall and have the students form a circle. Have a student toss the ball to a friend when they hear the whistle blow. The friend who catches the ball has to rhyme with the word "fall"
Remind students we will have a weekly word of the week and tell them what our Wonderful Word of the Week is (grateful)
Discuss other vocabulary words
Phonemic Awareness Activity
Teacher Assistant Activity: Halloween art
Busy boxes (fine motor)
ABC magnetic letters
playdough (fine motor)
Math/ Science Circle 10:20-10:45
Display the picture of the Librarian on page 15 from Neighborhood Helpers and discuss the job of the librarian. The librarian takes care of the books, counts them to make sure they have been returned, and sorts them by subject and Authors name.
Display a collection of books on the floor near an empty bookshelf. Count the books and invite children to help you sort them. Gather them back up and recount to show them that there are still the same amount of books.
*sort and classify
Count to 20
Teacher Choice- Halloween book
Lunch/ Social Interaction 11:00-11:30
Block room if weather does not permit us to be outside.
Learning Centers 12:00-12:45
Teacher Assistant Activity: Monitor students/login help for Waterford if needed