Newsletter – November 2014
THEME: Shapes and Seasons
LANGUAGE : Conversation:Discuss about different shapes and colours. Discuss about Weather/climate, clothes we wear in different seasons. Letters – S, A, T, P, I, N
Story Shapes to Eat
What to wear
Carrie the Caring Cat
Adventures of Boond the Raindrop
Songs: It’s Raining, A Helper I will be.
Picture Reading My world In Pictures ( Shapes, Seasons)
Sight Words circle, triangle, star, semicircle, rectangle, square, umbrella, clouds, rainbow, rain, ladyfinger, watermelon, sun, heat, seasons, summer, mango.
Writing Capital Letter R, U, C, O, G with words related to the letter. Pattern writing of semicircle.
Reading Phonic Reader R, U, C, O, G
EVS: Shapes – Observe and name the Shapes.
Seasons – Departmental Store of clothes,accesories according to
different seasons.Treasure hunt of Fruits and
information about thunderstorm and water
evaporation,Absorb water on different fabrics.
MATHS (PRE-MATH ACTIVITIES): Sorting of shapes according to colours
Write no.9(make sets of 9 objects)
Write no.8(make sets of 8 objects)
Measure rain water through Rain Gauge
Identify, count and represent numbers 1- 5
Draw house using different shape cutouts.
FINE MOTOR ACTIVITIES: Threading beads, Blocks, Puzzles
Making Rainy Season collage, Design tree with shape cutouts
GROSS MOTOR ACTIVITIES: Crawling under the web, Play game of different colours of circles, Musical Chair, Obstacle Race.
CREATIVE: Making umbrella through paper plate , draw objects related to summer, Make collage of Rainy Season,Making of paper boat.
Visual – Watched the movie – Finding Nemo.
ENGLISH: Clapping game with splitting spellings according to syllable e.g. tem-ple (2).
Introduction ‘cl’&‘dr’ blend words.
Revision of CVC a,e,i,o,u words.
SIGHT WORDS: in, my, there, is, go, to, next, up, down.
WRITTEN: ‘cl’ and ‘dr’ blend words in the work book.
READING: The Reading Express page number 55 to 60
Reading of ‘cl’ and ‘dr’ bled words and CVC vowel words Reading of sight words of neighborhood , Communicate in English page number 10, 11, 12, 13, 16, 17, 20, 21.
GAMES: The sound game – tippy tippy tap tap, hop scotch game.
Memory game. Simon says :- using positional words and words related to spatial awareness..
Dum, Dum , Da, Da
STORY: The enormous carrot.
ACTIVITY: Neighbourhood : walk to the school, model and graph
MATHS: concept of bundles of 10 up to 40.
Number name & Numerals 31 to 40.
Concept of one more than (1 – 40) with help of number grid.
Written: Number names, numerals&values:31 to 40.
ENGLISH: Helping them to create different labels for safety on the playground, in school. Identifying initial blend ‘dr’, ‘fl’, ‘gr’, ‘cl’, ‘gl’, use of preposition. Reading out the syllables like dan – ger (2) Stran – ger (2)
SIGHT WORDS: yes, no, safe, unsafe, go, tell.
WRITING: blend words of ‘dr’, ‘fl’, ‘gr’, ‘cl’, ‘gl’, use of preposition.
READING: Reading out the syllables like dan – ger (2)
Stran – ger (2) Reading the blend words ‘dr’, ‘fl’, ‘gr’, ‘cl’, ‘gl’
STORY: Zippadeedoo, Sparky and mini’s safety adventure , Kidnapping of
Sita, The little red riding hood, Play safe
SONGS: Children, children, Red says stop,
EVS: Discussion on safety rules and traffic policeman, traffic lights, road signs, zebra crossing, safety rules while walking on streets.
ROLE PLAY: Role play on safety events.
MATHS: greater and smaller numbers till 40 (<, >, =) concept of ‘tens’ and ‘ones’
introducing number and number names 41 to 50
ACTIVITY: Display of safety exhibition, making traffic signal and zebra crossing using bread, chocolate powder etc.
TOPIC: AMAZING ANIMALS
ENGLISH: Identification of initial and final round of letters.
Create a story with words in focus and stick puppets of animals.
SIGHT WORDS: then, she, sent, a, it, I, me, was, him, so, very, on, my have, this
EVS: Reminder of safety norms to be followed when outdoors.
Discuss safety rules to be followed at the zoo.
SIGHT WORDS: Zoo, wild, animals, cage, lion, elephant, monkey, crocodile, giraffe, snake, zebra, bear, jungle.
STORY: Mister goodies factory, Nanoo zoo keeper.
SONGS: We are All going to the Zoo.
ACTIVITY: Setting up a class Zoo
Making animal : cut outs , painting and cages
MATHS: identify ‘ones’ and ‘tens’ place with the sticks.
Revision of concept of skip count of 2’s and 5’s with the puppet and number grid.
WRITING: Value up to 50 (41 – 50)