February Calendar

Our classroom’s February calendar is right here .

This month in literacy, we will be working on:
• clapping syllables in words
• breaking off the first sound of words (e.g. p – ig = pig)
• using letter-sound connections to write a simple word

In numeracy, we’ll be working on:
• building the number sequences to 50
• counting larger sets and skip counting these sets by 10s and 5s

January Calendar

Our classroom’s January calendar is right heresnowflake.

This month in literacy, we’ll be working on:

  • breaking off the first sound of words (e.g. p – ig = pig)
  • the difference between sentences, words and letters
  • listening for individual sounds in words
  • more independently setting up of Journal pages
  • independently copying the date from the calendar

In numeracy, we’ll be working on:

  • geometry by describing, sorting and building 3-D objects and 2-D shapes
  • using positional language
  • using comparative language (as many as, fewer than, more than)
  • finding 1 or 2 more/less than a given number
  • using doubles to make adding sentences

 

December Calendar

Our classroom’s December calendar is here .

This month in literacy, we’ll be working on:

  • verbally breaking compound words to hear the 2 words within them
  • the difference between words and letters
  • ‘stretching’ words to hear the sounds within them
  • listening for sounds and writing the corresponding letter

In numeracy, we’ll be working on:

  • using comparative language (as many as, fewer than, more than)
  • finding 1 more or less than a given number
  • splitting numbers to 5 into 2 parts and saying an adding sentence

 

November calendar

poppiesOur classroom’s (updated) November calendar is  right here.

This month in literacy, we’ll be working on:
• rhyming words
• how print tracks from left to right and top to bottom
• the difference between words and letters
• making personal connections with the stories to encourage comprehension
• drawing with details that more clearly communicate ideas
• setting up story writing pages with the date
• independently copying the date from the calendar

In numeracy, we’ll be working on:
• counting sets of objects
• matching quantity & numbers