Welcome to Prek-3
Mrs. Jacobson and Mrs. Escheik
Tuesday – Computer, Art, Music
Wednesday – Science Lab (girls must have their hair tied back for lab class)
Thursday – Spanish, Gym
Reminders: We will be attending the Advent Program on Monday December 11th and Monday December 18th at 8:00 a.m. Please arrive at school by 7:40 so we can be on time.
- Class folders and the brown envelope go home every Thursday. Please return both to school by Monday. Send all forms, orders or payments inside the brown envelope. If you do not have a Maschio’s order form please send us a note and we will order lunch.
- Blankets and towels used in naptime go home every Friday to be cleaned and need to be returned by Monday.
Lesson Plan for the week of December 11th
(Lessons are subject to change)
Theme: Winter Season. This week the children will learn about the winter season and how some animals survive during the winter months. They will learn vocabulary word of hibernation. In addition they will learn that some animals live in the most northern and southern parts of the world where the earth and oceans are very cold.
We will read some children books as part of our theme: Penguins by Kate Riggs, Animal Camouflage in the Snow by Martha E.H. Rustad and Arctic Babies by Kathy Darling.
Language Arts: Letter of the week K, k – letter name, sound, words that begin with this letter, song for letter, tracing upper and lower case and art for this letter. The children will practice spelling their names and will start tracing their first names.
Math center this week: Measurement. This week we will practice measuring flour with measuring cups and spoons. We will make our own play dough and add green and red food coloring. We will put emphasis on colors green and red until Christmas.
We will also practice number five through different activities including the use of the iPad and manipulatives.
Science Lab: This week the children will have a lesson to reinforce the use of scales and gram bears as measuring tools.
Religion Lesson 13 – Shepherds Visit Baby Jesus.
My Big World Magazine: Go to Sleep, Bears. – Counting. Lesson includes video about bear hibernation from Scholastic.