Week at a Glance August 28, 2017 - September 1, 2017

Religion – Unit 1 – God Made People.  Lesson 2 - God Made My Family.  We learn understand how family members love and help one another.  We will know that Jesus, Mary and Joseph are the Holy Family.  We will appreciate what our individual family members do for us.  We will also desire to show love and concern for our family members. 

Science – Apple tasting and graphing.  Observe apple browning in different liquids. How does an apple grow? Living vs. nonliving. 

Social Studies – My Big World – Can I play?  Learning ways to make friends.

 OWL - Unit 1 – Week 2 – Let’s Be Friends - “What is a friend?” Concept words friend, fun, game, laugh, play, together. We will focus on the letter Aa.   We will explore how many words we know that begin with our letter of the week sound. Distinguish between letters and nonletters. Segment sentences into words. Recognizing the letter Aa in print and in our names. Recognizing objects around us that are circle shaped. 

Math – Counting objects in different orders, tracing our fingers and making a group of 10, count with one count per item, demonstrate that the last count indicates how many. Sort objects and describe how they are alike and different.


Afternoon Enrichment: 

Monday: Continuing our author Study with Eric Litman/James Dean and Pete the Cat. Graphing our groovy buttons. Groovy buttons math game. Dancing the Cool Cat Boogie. Letter Aa in our alphabet journal. 

Tuesday: IXL exploration and Little Match Up. 

Wednesday: Afternoon Gym and Media CAPE with Mrs. Beyer’s class.  

Thursday: We begin our Global studies with the United States of America. We will learn the meaning behind our flag and the history behind pledge of allegiance.  We will enjoy a patriotic red, white and blue treat!  Music CAPE with Mrs. Beyer’s class. 

Friday:  Friday fun day with a fine motor activity and letter matching games.