Pre-Primary Newsletter August 2014
Pre-Primary Newsletter August 2014
Jr. KGVIKHE PATIL MEMORIAL SCHOOlJr KG NEWS LETTER – AUGUST
THEME: Home Sweet Home, Jobs People Do, HolidaysLANGUAGEConversationSharing of family responsibilitiesRole of community helpers
Myself- what I want to be.Sight Words:home, house, live, neighbour , door ,window, wall,kitchen ,bathroom, chef , gardener, bus driver,
school helper, garden ,bus ,far, near, in, out, hotel,
pack, holidaysPicture ReadingMy world Pictures- Home sweet home, jobs people do, holidays.Phonic reader-I, L, T, HReading:2 letter words: am, an, at, as, ap , ag ,ad.Writing:Capital letters I,L,T, HStoryAnita’s FriendsAnita’s new friends
Three little kittens
Goldilocks and three bears
The gingerbread man
The bus drivers go on a picnic
Mrs Appu travels
Going to zoo.SongsIt’s time to put the toys awayTen little children
One finger one thumb keep moving
There was an old women
A sandwich we make
Everybody do this ,
Oh my didi
The wheels of the bus
Red light means stop
Its time for summer holidays.EVS:Different types of houses –Community helpers- Chef, gardener , bus driver , school helper ,traffic, policeman , firefighter ,postman .MATHS :Concept:Tall- short, big-smallOralRecognition of numeral 2 ,3,4, and 7and its value, introduction of 3-D shapes ,sequencing ,patterning, after numbers, rote counting 1-10Written:2,7,4FINE MOTOR ACTIVITIES:Threading beadsBlocks
Clay workPRETEND PLAY:Enactment of family members, community helpers.GROSS MOTOR ACTIVITIES:Mass Drill / ExerciseGAMESJump in and out of hoopsHot potato
Statue, Knock Knock
I sent a letter
treasure hunt of lettersCREATIVERakhi makingCollage of different types of houses and community helpers,
Making thank you cards for school helpers,
Wheel printing activityACTIVITIES:Sandwich making, Card making, Zebra crossingDecorating a cookie to make a ginger bread man,
Planting seeds, Field trip to bank, post office and fire station.
TOPIC: MY FAMILY
ENGLISH Framing sentences with vowel ‘a’ words and with sight words.
CONVERSATION My family is special because…,how every family is special, appreciation of peer work CONCEPT big/small,day/night,long/short
TOPIC: OUT IN THE GARDEN
ENGLISH Introduction of vowel‘e’. Framing sentences using three letter words and sight words
SIGHT WORDS garden,grass,green,plant,tree,seed,leaves,flower,stem,roots,grow,bird,
butterfly, bee, ant, this, is, the, can, see, it, and, this, is, he, a, to
CONVERSATION Discussion on garden tools, interview of the gardener
WRITTEN Pattern book small a-z, three letter words of vowel ‘a’ rhyming words,
simple sentences with ‘a’ and ‘e’ vowel words
worksheets : 1,2.2,3.1,,4.1,5.1,7.1,8.1,9.1,9.3,10.1
READING Reading Express: In the garden I can see
Communicate in English- picture talk-House, ‘e’ vowel words.
GAMES I spy game (something tall in a garden), clap for the sounds with the
vowel sound in the words.
STORYJack and the beanstalk, Manu finds a new home
The ant and the caterpillar
SONGSClean up song, Out in the garden, I went to the garden & dug up the ground, on a gardeners apple tree, Riddles, Two little apples.
EVSweather chart, information on plants, parts of plants, germination activity, nature trail, growing garden, collecting insects, resource person-gardener, and graphic organiser.
ACTIVITY Dramatisation-slither like a worm, buzzing bees hovering over the flowers, journey of plant .Origami activity(topic- monsoon magic)group activity backdrop painting. Sunflower making
MATHS Numerals 0-20 number name one and two, number line,
one more than 0-20,after,before,between numbers, values 0-20,garden
model with 3D animals, pictograph using children’s observation, days of the week.
FINE MOTOR SKILLS Clay, lacing, puzzles.
GROSS MOTOR SKILLS Mass drill, exercises, games, balancing , obstacle course.
SKETCH BOOK Drawing nature walk, parts of plants, pasting picture cut out (tree)
TOPIC: MY INCREDIBLEBODY
ENGLISH Tracing body outline, framing and matching sentences, show and tell
WRITTEN Pattern book three letter words
READING Reading Express – My body, I can
MATHS Measuring height using different body parts like hand span, foot span,
Cubit span, measuring height of the children using height chart, and weighing the children, timeline-comparison of activities at different ages, counting, concept of more and less,number names one to five,concept of one less than20-0 using signs(><)
SONGS Head and shoulders, knees & toes
Put our finger on our head
Two little hands to clap
Where is thumbkin.