Saturday, June 17, 2017

Week of June 19, 2017

Transformation!


Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:

  Many things around me change.
  There are many ways objects can change. 
  There are many kinds of changes in nature. 
  Some things about me change and some things stay the same. 

Lessons and activities for the week:

Blocks- Students are invited to measure each other with blocks.

Pretend Play- Props will be provided for students to pretend they are adults.Students will discuss how they change as they grow.

Art- Students are invited to create faces that express different emotions on paper plates.

Science- Students will be able to make predictions about what will happen when you mix vinegar and baking soda.

Math- Plastic cups will be added to the math center.  Students are invited to build a tower with the cups.

Library- Students are invited to read books about our theme, transformation.

Writing/Technology-  Weekly learning games on iPads are provided.  

Sensory- Sand and water, or play-doh.

Some of the books we will read this week are:


   •  Joseph had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback
  • The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn 

  
Reminders

·     The last day of After-School is Thursday, June 22nd
·     School will be closed on, June 23rd.
·     Moving Up Ceremony Tuesday, June 27th
 at 10:00 AM in the auditorium. Please bring your child to school at 9:45 a.m.

Recommended Home School Connection

Monday: Universal Handwriting Page 64 and 65
Tuesday: Getting ready to read and write Page 68 and 69
Wednesday: Hand Writing My Letter Rr
Thursday: Math News Here’s What I Know

Link to Weekly lesson Plan







If you have any questions Mr. Woods or I cannot answer feel free to contact the Archdiocese at (888) 227-8175 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or Email At Cathlicschools.upk@archny.org

Sunday, June 11, 2017

Week of June 5, 2017

Transformation!


Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:

  Many things around me change.
  There are many ways objects can change. 
  There are many kinds of changes in nature. 
  Some things about me change and some things stay the same. 

Lessons and activities for the week:

Blocks- Students are invited to measure each other with blocks.

Pretend Play- Props will be provided for students to pretend they are adults.Students will discuss how they change as they grow.

Art- Students are invited to create faces that express different emotions on paper plates.

Science- Students will be able to make predictions about what will happen when you mix vinegar and baking soda.

Math- Plastic cups will be added to the math center.  Students are invited to build a tower with the cups.

Library- Students are invited to read books about our theme, transformation.

Writing/Technology-  Weekly learning games on iPads are provided.  

Sensory- Sand and water, or play-doh.

Some of the books we will read this week are:


  Little Tree by Loren Long 
  Changes, Changes by Pat Hutchins 


Reminders

·     School will be closed on, June 16th and June 23rd.
·     Donuts with Dad Thursday, June 15th, at 8:30 a.m.
·     Moving Up Ceremony Tuesday, June 27th at 10:00 A.M in the auditorium.

Recommended Home School Connection

Monday: Universal Handwriting Page 62 and 63
Tuesday: Getting ready to read and write Page 66 and 67
Wednesday: Hand Writing My Letter Qq
Thursday: Math News Here’s What I Know

Link to Weekly lesson Plan







If you have any questions Mr. Woods or I cannot answer feel free to contact the Archdiocese at (888) 227-8175 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or Email At Cathlicschools.upk@archny.org 

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Week of June 5, 2017


Babies!

Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit:

  Human babies need special food and care.
  Animal babies need special food and care.
  There are similarities and differences in the ways
   babies are cared for.
  All babies grow.


Lessons and activities for the week:

Blocks- Students are invited to use blocks to create a nursery or place to care for a baby. 

Pretend Play- Pretend Play will be turned into a baby nursery.  Students will pretend to care for babies by feeding, cleaning, and changing the baby dolls provided.

Art- Students are invited to create their own baby portraits with a variety of art materials.

ScienceStudents will be able to play a matching game, matching the adult animal to its offspring.

MathCutouts of babies of various lengths will be added to the math center.  Students will be able to measure each baby and tell which is longest and shortest.

LibraryStudents are invited to read books about our theme, babies.

Writing/TechnologyWeekly learning games on iPads are provided.  

Sensory-Sand and water, or play-doh.

Some of the books we will read this week are:

When I Was Little: A Four- Year-Olds Memoir of her Youth by Jamie Lee Curtis 
Peter’s Chair by Ezra Jack Keat

Reminders

·     School will be closed on Thursday, June 8th and Friday, June 9th.
·     Donuts with Dad Thursday, June 15th, at 8:30 a.m.
·     Moving Up Ceremony Tuesday, June 27th
 at 10:00 A.M in the auditorium.


Recommended Home School Connection

Monday: Universal Handwriting Page 60 and 61
Tuesday: Getting ready to read and write Page 64 and 65
Wednesday: Hand Writing My Letter Pp
Thursday: Math News Here’s What I Know

Link to Weekly lesson Plan








If you have any questions Mr. Woods or I cannot answer feel free to contact the Archdiocese at (888) 227-8175 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm or Email At Cathlicschools.upk@archny.org 

Week of June 19, 2017 Transformation! Enduring understandings that the student should have by the end of the unit: •   Many t...