Well it’s fall y’all but still doesn’t quite feel like it yet here in Missouri! I LOVE summer but ready for fall to make its appearance! This week our KinderLiteracy book was A Tree For All Seasons! We studied the seasons and more importantly…how a tree changes each season! You can see our craft for the week! We practice cutting and snipping some more with strips of paper for our leaves!
Our KinderLiteracy vocabulary for the week minus collect because I somehow chopped it off!
I have been trying something out new in writing time! I used to display the same writing paper as the kiddos which is still a great idea, but I really wanted to focus on opening their eyes to what we’re writing about so I started posted large pictures with writing lines at the bottom. I do this in PowerPoint and then just click the presentation button so it’s full screen 🙂 I also dim the lights and turn on relaxing music! I absolutely love writing time!
We have gotten pretty confident with our sentence starters using high frequency words and now we’ve moved on to stretching our additional sounds! We even “graduated” to get our own ABC chart during writing time!
I like to start my writing time with a quick mini lesson! Below is a snapshot of our spaces between words mind lesson! I wrote a line from Twinkle, Twinkle all jumbled up and we decided that was no good! I then wrote it using finger spaces and once more using finger spaces between each letter! We discussed how the middle one was PERFECT… not to close, not too far, but just right!
My little sweeties in that group are also working on mixing and fixing up sentences! They are *so* proud of their hard work! After they have glued down the pieces they get a chance to illustrate it too!
This is a quick and fun number sense game for number identification and comparing! Each partnership had a baggie of number cards and bunnies. Each partner would pull a card, read the number, show it using bunnies, and then compare with their partner!
Alright, enough of that week now on to this week and I am SO excited! It’s our new theme from KinderLiteracy- Transportation! We have a lot planned including a field trip to the airport! You can check out those plans below!