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Dear Families,

Dear Families, February 28-March 3, 2011 We hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. This week we will

February 28-March 3, 2011

We hope everyone enjoyed their weekend. This week we will be having fun with Dr. Seuss. We’ll review rhyming skills and have guest readers from the community come read to us on Wednesday. Starting next week and for the rest of the month we will be completing our assessment (AEPS) for the 2 nd time this year. We’ll use the results from the AEPS as the children’s end of the year progress report.

ART TO REMEMBER:

Orders, including payment and original artwork, should be brought to school by Wednesday, March 2 nd . The magnet is not FREE. If you do not wish to purchase anything please return the packet with the magnet as soon as possible. Thank you!

READ ACROSS AMERICA

Read Across America is a celebration of reading centered on Dr. Seuss’ birthday (March 2 nd ) and is directed and promoted by the National Education Association. The goal of this program is to promote and encourage children to read. Bridgeport will be celebrating in our own way by doing everything from guest readers to door decorating and dress up.

Hopefully your Bridgeport Tiger will show their support for reading by …

2/28 Monday: Read Every Day! (Wear Red)

3/1 Tuesday: Team up with a Good Book! (Wear Team Jerseys and Colors)

3/2 Wednesday: Hats Off to Reading! (Wear a Hat)

3/3 Thursday:

Snuggle Up with a Good Book! (Wear your PJs to school.)

3/4 Friday: Dress Up Like Your Favorite Book Character! (Book Character Parade at the end of the Student of the Month celebration.)

Important Dates:

March 9 th - NO PRESCHOOL (early release) March 31 st - Spring Pictures April 4-8 th - Spring Break

Have a great week! Ms. Sara, Ms. Mary, and Ms. Teresa

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February 28-March 3, 2011

 

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Arts and

Free choice

Using shapes

Drawing self-

Painting with

Humanities

to make

portrait

yellow and

something

blue

Language

Drawing

String

Rhyming file

Green eggs

Arts/Fine

shapes/writing

beads/lace

shapes

folder

and Ham

Motor

shape words

games/alphabet

rhyming

 

match

pocket chart

Math

Sorting circle/oval

Puzzles

Pattern

Sorting green

and sorting square/rectangle

activities

and blue

Science/Social

Shapes in rice

Sink/float

Mystery box

Green silly

Studies

experiment

putty

Health

Exhibit

Exhibit

Exhibit

Exhibit

Education

independent

independent

independent

independent

behaviors

behaviors

behaviors

behaviors

Small Group

Review letters

Review

Practice rhyming

iPAD to work

HKLUVWXYZ

letters

skills

on math,

(cont’d)

writing, and letters

Circle Time

The Shape of Me and

The Foot Book

Green Eggs and

LIBRARY

Other Stuff “Bean Bag Boogie”

“What if”

Ham “Balancing Act”

(return books)

Dramatic Play: Post Office, Blocks: General, Sensory Table: oats/glitter and measuring utensils, Easel:

paint

Kentucky Early Childhood Standards (goals we will focus on through activities above) Arts and Humanities:

Develop skills in appreciation of visual arts

Language Arts:

3.3

Demonstrates knowledge of the alphabet; 3.4 Demonstrates emergent phonemic/phonological

awareness; 3.5 Draws meaning from pictures, print and text;

Physical Education (fine/gross motor skills):

1.4

Performs a sequence of several motor skills with control and balance

Health Education:

Applies social problem solving skills; exhibits independent behavior

 

Mathematics:

Measures and describes using non-standard and standard units

 

Science:

1.5

makes and verifies predictions based on past experiences

Social Studies:

1.2

Uses environmental clues and tools to understand surroundings

1.3

Shows an awareness of fundamental economic concepts