April / May
Life Science -
Structures and Functions of Living Orangisms/
Plants and Animals:
What are living things?
There are many different kinds of plants and animals on Earth.
We will compare characteristics of animals that make them alike and different
from other animals and nonliving things.
We will compare characteristics of living and nonliving things in terms of their:
- Basic Needs
CCD: Organisms, diversity, botanist, zoologist, habitat, characteristics
Social Studies /History
More to come
Vocabulary: *Now, long age * Before, after *Morning, afternoon, night *Today, tomorrow, yesterday
*First, last, next *Day, week month, year *Past, present, future
WE WILL CONTINUE WITH learning about OUR COMMUNITY:
Moving out from our school to our city, to our county, state, nation, and our continent.
We will be mapping our city and the important people in our community.
( police officers, firefighters, soldier, mail carrier, bakers, farmer, doctors, and teacher)
We believe five year old's focus inward/out and wanted to explore this with them in the same manor.
Geographic Understanding SSKG. 3
Economic Understandings SSkE.
We are using drawings, dictation, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events.
We will be telling the events in order and provide a reaction to what happened.
We are stretching out our words to hear the sounds and then writing what we hear.
We will be working on printing formation of lower case letters, spacing and directionality .
Have your child read to you!
Read every day to your child!
Read in their first language
Make sure to read the title, the author and the illustrator
Working on Letters BIG and small
Our Red Letter are Aa, Mm, Ss, Tt, Rr,
Our Orange Letters are Ii, Bb, Nn, Hh, Vv,
Our Yellow Letters are Oo, Pp, Gg, Ff, Kk,
What are the letters names?
What makes the upper case look the same or different from the lower case letter?
What sounds do the letters make?
Work on saying letters and then writing the letter on large paper, in the air, in the sand, with a paint bush or on some ones back.
Match lower case letters to upper case letters by playing Memory
(Children must master the phonemic understanding to excel in reading!) :)
Work on Red Sight Words!
like, to, a, for, at, the, go, and, I, am, see, can,
Orange Sight Words:
think, you, it, in, the, on, with, be, have, by, out, my,
Yellow Sight Words:
are, because, he, here, is, play, she, we, went
Green Sight Words:
what, that, or,
These are words you can point to while you are reading to your child.
We are using these SIGHT WORD in our writing. :>