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ELEFANTES Class Weekly Update 10

 

Dear Parents,

 

Next week, we will have our Thanksgiving celebration from 9-9:45am. A classroom activity will take place from 9-9:15 immediately followed by a breakfast downstairs in the gym. Please feel free to bring any family pictures for your child to share with his/her peers.

 

Have a great weekend!

 

Sincerely,

Señorita Sandra, Señorita Mailliw, and Ms. Gabby

 

Math Spanish Class

 

– Identifying, writing and pronouncing the numbers 1-30.

– Recognizing the shape ; crescent

– Sorting and counting objects in two separate groups, then the total amount, and practice writing those numbers.

– Adding numbers 1-6 by using the terms “yo tengo’ ‘y’ and ‘en total’.

– Identifying and drawing a Crescent moon.

– Learning basic concepts: Full and Empty.

 

 

Math English Class

 

– Identifying numbers 1-20.

– Adding numbers 1-5.

– Adding numbers by using the terms “…and…make’.

– Forming number bonds for 5, 6 and 7.

– Identifying the numerals that added together ‘make’ 5, 6 and 7.

 -Identifying, sorting and classifying objects by attribute.

– Writing numbers 1-7.

– Applying 1:1 correspondence when counting objects.

– Identifying a crescent and real life objects in this form.

 

 

Language Arts – Spanish Class

 

– Pronouncing vocabulary words related to the letter ‘L’.

– Identifying and pronouncing items in the classroom: Pizarra/Chalkboard, Tiza/Chalk, Mochila/Backpack, Libros/Books and Paginas/Pages.

– Memorizing the different types of items in a classroom.

– Writing our first and last names without any assisting dots.

– Writing the upper and lowercase letter ‘L’ ‘l’.

– Recognizing and Pronouncing all the (pictographs) related with the letter of the week: Lapiz/pencil, Letras/letters, Libro/book, Loro/parrot and Luna/moon.

– Reviewing and reading the lessons for the letters; M, T, N,and P.

– Memorizing and pronouncing the alphabet in Spanish.

– Learning about syllable segmentation , rhythm, and pauses when reading.

– Writing short sentences related with the vocabulary.

– Reading simple sentences by identifying the words and corresponding pictures.

– Awareness of the relationship between sounds and letters.

– Describing the characters in a short story.

– Reviewing characters in the short story and answering questions about the sequence of events.

 

Read-Aloud

 

We read the following stories this week

– El pulpo que se hizo un lio tremendo

– Los tres cerditos y el lobo feroz

– Árbol de la gratitud

– El viento en los sauces.

 

 

Language Arts English Class

 

– Reviewing long vowel sounds A, E, I, O and U.

– Identifying ‘long E and I’ sounds in words (e.g. er, eel, eat, eagle, easel, bee and tree; icicle, ice, island, and lion).

– Identifying words with the long E sound in a leave hunting game.

– Identifying long A, E and I sounds in a dice game.

– Identifying and sorting long and short E and I words.

 

Some of the books read this past week include:

 

– The Giving Tree By: Shel Silverstein

– The Three Little Pigs By: Merce Escardo

 

Strategies and Skills

 

– Reading Strategy #2; Look at the pictures and at the first letter or letters.

– Sequencing stories (e.g., first, next, then and finally.)

– Taking a picture walk before reading a new story.

– Describing the roles of an author and illustrator.

 

Handwriting Without Tears

 

– ‘Air writing’ or ‘Sky writing’ lowercase letters.

– Writing letters and numbers on a dry-erase board.

– Tracing letters with an index finger.

– Writing Lowercase Letters written same as Capitals (e.g., c, o, s and letter t).

– Writing number 6

 

 

Social-Emotional Development in both classrooms

This week we focused on being grateful/thankful for others. We used different activities to teach about this concept:

– Expressing what they’re grateful for.

– Reading a story about feeling thankful.

– Introducing the significance of Thanksgiving.

– Practicing and pronouncing the word ‘Thank you’ in different languages.

 

 

Social Studies – Supermarket

– Identifying the different sections and items sold at the supermarket.

– Recognizing the products and their location.

– Recognizing words: Dairy Products, Meat section, Fish section, Frozen Foods, Fruits & Vegetables, Bread section, Household items, Toiletries and Drinks.

– Discussing the responsibilities of a cashier.

– Exploring the concept of a customer and using dollars and cents to pay for items.

– Role playing with food items, cash register, money, cashier and customers.

 

 

Art

– Introducing Kandisky and identifying his main paintings.

– Analyzing Kandisky’s painting ‘Color Study, Squares with Concentric Circles’

– Identifying the different colors in circles

– Making our very own painting with the stippling technique.

– Sharing our thoughts about the painting.

 

 

Vocabulary of the Week

 

Pizarra: Chaklboard

Tiza: Chalk

Mochila: Backpack

Libros: Books

Paginas: Pages

La Pizarra es blanca: The Chalkboard is white

La tiza es para escribir: We use the chalk to write.

Colgamos la mochila en el perchero: We hang our backpacks in our cubby.

Que libros quereis leer esta semana?: Which book would you like to read this week?

Todos vamos a la pagina dos: We all turn to page two.

 

Recommendation

 

Grateful story in both language

Math alphabet activities 

Three little pig song 

 

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