Room 1 News!

August 23rd-25th Miss Ritter/Miss Criser
Phonemic Awareness Handwriting Without Tears

Name game, Phonemic awareness skill Who is Mat Man? What do we use to create Mat
observation, putting our names on our classroom Man? (big lines, little lines, big curves, little
word wall (What letter does your name start curves).
with?)

Books and Related Activities
Pete the Cat: Rocking in My School Shoes by Eric Litwin- Pete the Cat school scavenger hunt, getting to know our school.
Pete the Cat and His Four Groovy Buttons by Eric Litwin- Counting and creating our own Groovy button shirts for our classroom
art display.
Interrupting Chicken by David Ezra Stein- Practicing raising our hands and Whole Body Listening.
I Can Calm Down When I Am Upset by Pocket of Preschool- Discussing ways to calm and learning how to use our classroom safe
spot and calm down kit.

Creative Arts/Sensory Science, Technology, Engineering & Math

Shape scissor skill practice, Pete the Cat’s Learning and practicing classroom routines and
Groovy buttons project, Playdough procedures for: Attendance/Question of the day, Calendar
exploration. time, using our classroom safe spot, appropriate use of
classroom centers (blocks, art, science, manipulatives,
dramatic play, music, and writing).
School routines and procedures: lunchroom, restroom,
recess, hallway.

Special Activities

Wednesday, August 23rd- First day of school! All day PreK runs from 8:15am-3:15pm.
Thursday, August 24th- All school Assembly @ 9:40am.