Monday, June 20, 2022

WEEK OF JUNE 19, 2022

 






REMINDERS!

 
  • Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time.
  • Please make sure your child has two extra change of clothes, including underwear, tops bottoms and socks.
  • Please remember to bring sleeping mats to school.
  • The weather is good, and we are having a walking trip around the neighborhood and park near by the school, please make sure that your child wears appropriate shoes.
  • Monday 20 School Closed, Juneteenth National Holiday
  • Friday June 24th 12:00 noon dismissal last day of school 



Exploration Topic: Our Impact

 

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change? 

 

Month Three: Change

 

Weekly Focus:  Things that Change


Focused Learning Activity for the week: 


GOAL: P-SE 8. Child manages emotions with increasing independence. 

 


Weekly Foundational Text:  Places to Be by Mac Barnett: We have so many places to be! Places to be loud, lovely, scared, and jubilant.





Weekly Teacher Reflections:


-What are some of the places the bear had to be?


-The bears were happy when they were playing outside. What are some things that make you happy?


-The bears sat on bench when they were mad. Why do you think the bears were mad?


-What things make you mad? What are some things you can do when you are mad?






Learning Centers Available for the Themes:


BLOCKS: Children are invited to explore the block area. Children will be motivated to explore unit blocks, and the teacher will invite children to notice two different kind of blocks cardboard and wood blocks and how they are different each other, what change one to another, and their different shapes.

 

DRAMATIC PLAY: Children are invited to go and explore the dramatic play center,  and they are encouraged to use the props provided. The teacher will model how to take care of the babies and notice changes on them. 

 

ART: Children are invited to explore and use the art area. They will be encouraged to use the props and manipulate them. Children will be motivated to to use craft materials and use their imagination to create new things.  

 

SCIENCE: Children will be encouraged to participate in the science area. Children can find a variety of natural objects, and they will be shown a few items from a natural objects collection. Children will continue observing the changes that the plats of the classroom. Children will continue taking care of the plants in the classroom to help them to grow. 

 

MATH: Children are invited to use the materials in this area. The teacher will introduce to children some objects that can help us to count and match them with its correspondents. Children are encourage to use the props provided.

 

LIBRARY: Student are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

WRITING: Student are encouraged to explore the materials in the writing center. Children are encourage to explore and manipulate magnetic trace letters and take care of them. Children are invited and encouraged to explore their name cards and the ABCs letters. 

 

SENSORY: Student will be shown a small amount of sand as well as a few vehicles and small toys in the sand. The materials will be shown to then where they can be found and how to put them away.






To view the Lesson Plan, click HERE!


If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at Mrs. marthacolon@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org.

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175.

Sunday, June 12, 2022

WEEK OF JUNE 12, 2022

 





REMINDERS!

 
  • Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time.
  • Please make sure your child has two extra change of clothes, including underwear, tops bottoms and socks.
  • Please remember to bring sleeping mats to school.
  • The weather is good, and we are having a walking trip around the neighborhood and park near by the school, please make sure that your child wears appropriate shoes.
  • No Afterschool Program every Friday in June.



Exploration Topic: Our Impact

 

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change? 

 

Month Three: Change

 

Weekly Focus:  Self?


Focused Learning Activity for the week: 


GOAL: P-SE 9. Child recognizes self as a unique individual having own abilities, characteristics, emotions, and interests. 



Weekly Foundational Text:  The Goodbye Book by Todd Parr: A story about saying goodbye that touches upon the host of emotions children experience.



Weekly Teacher Reflections:


-In this book there are many feelings people might feel when they say goodbye. What are some of those feelings?


-Sometimes saying goodbye is really hard. Sometimes saying goodbye is easy. Will you tell me about a time when you said a hard goodbye or an easy goodbye?


-We are getting ready to say goodbye to our 3-K class. What are some of the things you will remember about our class?






Learning Centers Available for the Themes:


BLOCKS: Children are invited to explore the block area. Children will be motivated to explore unit blocks, and the teacher will invite children to notice two different kind of blocks cardboard and wood blocks and how they are different each other, what change one to another, and their different shapes.

 

DRAMATIC PLAY: Children are invited to go and explore the dramatic play center,  and they are encouraged to use the props provided. The teacher will model how to take care of the babies and notice changes on them. 

 

ART: Children are invited to explore and use the art area. They will be encouraged to use the props and manipulate them. Children will be motivated to to use craft materials and use their imagination to create new things.  

 

SCIENCE: Children will be encouraged to participate in the science area. Children can find a variety of natural objects, and they will be shown a few items from a natural objects collection. Children will continue observing the changes that the plats of the classroom. Children will continue taking care of the plants in the classroom to help them to grow. 

 

MATH: Children are invited to use the materials in this area. The teacher will introduce to children some objects that can help us to count and match them with its correspondents. Children are encourage to use the props provided.

 

LIBRARY: Student are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

WRITING: Student are encouraged to explore the materials in the writing center. Children are encourage to explore and manipulate magnetic trace letters and take care of them. Children are invited and encouraged to explore their name cards and the ABCs letters. 

 

SENSORY: Student will be shown a small amount of sand as well as a few vehicles and small toys in the sand. The materials will be shown to then where they can be found and how to put them away.






To view the Lesson Plan, click HERE!


If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at Mrs. marthacolon@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org.

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175.

Sunday, June 5, 2022

WEEK OF JUNE 5, 2022

 




REMINDERS!

 
  • Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time.
  • Please make sure your child has two extra change of clothes, including underwear, tops bottoms and socks.
  • Please remember to bring sleeping mats to school.
  • The weather is good, and we are having a walking trip around the neighborhood and park near by the school, please make sure that your child wears appropriate shoes.
  • No Afterschool Program every Friday in June.
  • Thursday, June 9th, 10:00am- End of the Year "Moving Up Ceremony" in the gymnasium. Children come at 9:15 AM. (Two (2) Adults Permitted per Child).



Exploration Topic: Our Impact

 

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change? 

 

Month Three: Change

 

Weekly Focus:  How Things Change?


Focused Learning Activity for the week: 


GOAL: P-ATL 4. Child manages actions, words, and behavior with increasing independence. 



Weekly Foundational Text:  Llama Llama Mad at Mama by Anna Dewdney: Mama is too busy to notice that Llama Llama is getting mad. Before he knows it, he is having a tantrum!



Weekly Teacher Reflections:


-Why did Llama Llama get mad at mama?


-What did Llama Llama do when he got mad at mama?


-How did mama help Llama Llama feel better when he got mad? What are some things that make you feel better when you get mad?






Learning Centers Available for the Themes:


BLOCKS: Children are invited to explore the block area. Children will be motivated to explore unit blocks, and the teacher will invite children to notice two different kind of blocks cardboard and wood blocks and their different shapes.

 

DRAMATIC PLAY: Children are invited to go and explore the dramatic play center,  and they are encouraged to use the props provided. The teacher will model how to take care of the babies and notice changes on them. 

 

ART: Children are invited to explore and use the art area. They will be encouraged to use the props and manipulate them. Children will be motivated to to use craft materials and use their imagination to create new things.  

 

SCIENCE: Children will be encouraged to participate in the science area. Children can find a variety of natural objects, and they will be shown a few items from a natural objects collection. Children will continue observing the changes that the plats of the classroom. Children will continue taking care of the plants in the classroom to help them to grow. 

 

MATH: Children are invited to use the materials in this area. The teacher will introduce to children some objects that can help us to count and match them with its correspondents. Children are encourage to use the props provided.

 

LIBRARY: Student are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

WRITING: Student are encouraged to explore the materials in the writing center. Children are encourage to explore and manipulate magnetic trace letters and take care of them. Children are invited and encouraged to explore their name cards and the ABCs letters. 

 

SENSORY: Student will be shown a small amount of sand as well as a few vehicles and small toys in the sand. The materials will be shown to then where they can be found and how to put them away.






To view the Lesson Plan, click HERE!


If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at Mrs. marthacolon@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org.

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175.

Monday, May 30, 2022

WEEK OF MAY 30, 2022

 



REMINDERS!

 
  • Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time.
  • Please make sure your child has two extra change of clothes, including underwear, tops bottoms and socks.
  • Please remember to bring sleeping mats to school.
  • The weather is good, and we are having a walking trip around the neighborhood and park near by the school, please make sure that your child wears appropriate shoes.
  • No Afterschool Program every Friday in June.
  • Thursday, June 9th, 10:00am- End of the Year "Moving Up Ceremony" in the gymnasium. (Two (2) Adults Permitted per Child).



Exploration Topic: Our Impact

 

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change? 

 

Month Two: Grow

 

Weekly Focus: Things That Grow.


Focused Learning Activity for the week: 


GOAL: P-SE 8. Child manages emotions with increasing independence.



Weekly Foundational Text:  Pouch by David Ezra Stein: Joey wants to go exploring, but he's not quiet sure he's ready to leave mama's safe, warm pouch.



Weekly Teacher Reflections:


-How did Joey fell when he met the bee, rabbit, and bird?


-How do you think Joey felt when he was in his mom's pouch? Why?


-How did Joey feel when he met the other kangaroo? Have you ever felt afraid? What did you do when you felt afraid?






Learning Centers Available for the Themes:


BLOCKS: Children are invited to explore the block area. Children will be motivated to explore unit blocks, and the teacher will invite children to notice how they can do to make the blocks grow.

 

DRAMATIC PLAY: Children are invited to go and explore the dramatic play center,  and they are encouraged to use the props provided. The teacher will model how to take care of the baby dolls and other materials in this area. The teacher will show children the pediatric area and how to use the materials. 

 

ART: Children are invited to explore and use the art area. They will be encouraged to use the props and manipulate them. Children will be motivated to to use craft materials and use their imagination to create new things.  

 

SCIENCE: Children will be encouraged to participate in the science area. Children can find a variety of natural objects, and they will be shown a few items from a natural objects collection. Children will be manipulating rocks that they collect from the park as well as sticks. Children will continue observing the transformation of the caterpillar into butterfly. Children will continue taking care of the plants in the classroom to help them to grow. 

 

MATH: Children are invited to use the materials in this area. The teacher will introduce to children some objects that can help us to count and match them with its correspondents. Children are encourage to use the props provided.

 

LIBRARY: Student are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

WRITING: Student are encouraged to explore the materials in the writing center. Children are encourage to explore and manipulate magnetic trace letters and take care of them. Children are invited and encouraged to explore their name cards and the ABCs letters. 

 

SENSORY: Student will be shown a small amount of sand as well as a few vehicles and small toys in the sand. The materials will be shown to then where they can be found and how to put them away.






To view the Lesson Plan, click HERE!


If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at Mrs. marthacolon@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org.

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175.

Sunday, May 22, 2022

WEEK OF MAY 22, 2022

 


REMINDERS!

 
  • Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time.
  • Please make sure your child has two extra change of clothes, including underwear, tops bottoms and socks.
  • Please remember to bring sleeping mats to school.
  • The weather is good, and we are having a walking trip around the neighborhood and park near by the school, please make sure that your child wears appropriate shoes.
  • Thursday May 26, UPK in section -Regular time. No after school program.
  • Friday May 27, School Closed! 


Exploration Topic: Our Impact

 

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change? 

 

Month Two: Grow

 

Weekly Focus: Things That Grow.


Focused Learning Activity for the week: 


GOAL: P-SE 10. Child expresses confidence in own skills and positive feelings of self.



Weekly Foundational Text:  Little Humans by Brandon Stanton: Little humans are helpful and playful, friendly and loving, flexible and resourceful, and growing bigger each day!



Weekly Teacher Reflections:


-What are some of the things the little humans in this book can do?


-What are some of the things the little humans in this book need?


-What are some things you can do?  






Learning Centers Available for the Themes:


BLOCKS: Children are invited to explore the block area. Children will be motivated to explore unit blocks, and the teacher will invite children to notice how they can do to make the blocks grow.

 

DRAMATIC PLAY: Children are invited to go and explore the dramatic play center,  and they are encouraged to use the props provided. The teacher will model how to take care of the baby dolls and other materials in this area. The teacher will show children the pediatric area and how to use the materials. 

 

ART: Children are invited to explore and use the art area. They will be encouraged to use the props and manipulate them. Children will be motivated to to use craft materials and use their imagination to create new things.  

 

SCIENCE: Children will be encouraged to participate in the science area. Children can find a variety of natural objects, and they will be shown a few items from a natural objects collection. Children will be manipulating rocks that they collect from the park as well as sticks. Children will continue observing the transformation of the caterpillar into butterfly. Children will continue taking care of the plants in the classroom to help them to grow. 

 

MATH: Children are invited to use the materials in this area. The teacher will introduce to children some objects that can help us to count and match them with its correspondents. Children are encourage to use the props provided.

 

LIBRARY: Student are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

WRITING: Student are encouraged to explore the materials in the writing center. Children are encourage to explore and manipulate magnetic trace letters and take care of them. Children are invited and encouraged to explore their name cards and the ABCs letters. 

 

SENSORY: Student will be shown a small amount of sand as well as a few vehicles and small toys in the sand. The materials will be shown to then where they can be found and how to put them away.






To view the Lesson Plan, click HERE!


If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at Mrs. marthacolon@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org.

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175.

Sunday, May 15, 2022

WEEK OF MAY 15, 2022

 



REMINDERS!

 
  • Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time.
  • Please make sure your child has two extra change of clothes, including underwear, tops bottoms and socks.
  • Please remember to bring sleeping mats to school.
  • The weather is good this week, and we are having a walking trip around the neighborhood and park near by the school, please make sure that your child wears appropriate shoes.


Exploration Topic: Our Impact

 

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change? 

 

Month Two: Grow

 

Weekly Focus: Self


Focused Learning Activity for the week: 


GOAL: P-SCI 1 Child observes and describes observable phenomena (objects, materials, organisms, and events).



Weekly Foundational Text:  Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root: Almost anywhere can be turned into a home for green, growing things.



Weekly Teacher Reflections:


-Think about what we read in this book, which animal did we see that grows in an egg?


-This book talks about many different things that change when the season changes from winter to spring. What types of things change between winter and spring? Does anything grow? What things?


-Animals get bigger and bigger and so you! In this book, the bird grows too big to fit into the egg. What are some of the ways you are growing?  






Learning Centers Available for the Themes:


BLOCKS: Children are invited to explored  the block area. Children will be motivated to explore unit blocks, and the teacher will invite children to build towers using cardboard blocks and woods blocks and compare which of the make the tower taller or smaller.

 

DRAMATIC PLAY: Children are invited to go and explore the dramatic play center,  and they are encouraged to use the props provided. The teacher will model how to take care of the baby dolls and other materials in this area. The teacher will show children the pediatric area and how to use the materials. 

 

ART: Children are invited to explore and use the art area. They will be encouraged to use the props and manipulate them. Children will be motivated to to use craft materials and use their imagination to create new things.  

 

SCIENCE: Children will be encouraged to participate in the science area. Children can find a variety of natural objects, and they will be shown a few items from a natural objects collection. Children will be manipulating rocks that they collect from the park as well as sticks. This week children will be taking care of the seeds they planted last week such as putting water to them. 

 

MATH: Children are invited to use the materials in this area. The teacher will introduce to children some objects that can help us to count and match them with its correspondents. Children are encourage to use the props provided.

 

LIBRARY: Student are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

WRITING: Student are encouraged to explore the materials in the writing center. Children are encourage to explore and manipulate magnetic trace letters and take care of them. Children are invited and encouraged to explore their name cards and the ABCs letters. 

 

SENSORY: Student will be shown a small amount of sand as well as a few vehicles and small toys in the sand. The materials will be shown to then where they can be found and how to put them away.






To view the Lesson Plan, click HERE!


If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at Mrs. marthacolon@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org.

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175.

Sunday, May 8, 2022

WEEK OF MAY 8, 2022

 


REMINDERS!

 
  • Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time.
  • Please make sure your child has two extra change of clothes, including underwear, tops bottoms and socks.
  • Please remember to bring sleeping mats to school.
  • Wednesday, May 11, PreK for All closed. Professional Development in the building.
  • Happy Mother's Day!


Exploration Topic: Our Impact

 

Essential Question: How do my actions impact growth and change? 

 

Month Two: Grow

 

Weekly Focus: How Things Grow


Focused Learning Activity for the week: 


GOAL: P-SCI 4 Child asks a question, gathers information, and makes predictions.



Weekly Foundational Text:  Anywhere Farm by Phyllis Root: Almost anywhere can be turned into a home for green, growing things.



Weekly Teacher Reflections:


-There is a lot of information in this book about what a plant needs in order to grow. What are some of these things?


-Plants grow from seeds. What do you know about seeds?


-I am curious about the plants you see on your way to 3-K. Tell me about the trees you see near 3-K  or where you live. 






Learning Centers Available for the Themes:


BLOCKS: Children are invited to explored  the block area. Children will be motivated to explore unit blocks, and the teacher will invite children to build towers and will ask "How we can make tower to grow?

 

DRAMATIC PLAY: Children are invited to go and explore the dramatic play center,  and they are encouraged to use the props provided. The teacher will model how to take care of the baby dolls and other materials in this area. The teacher will show children the pediatric area and how to use the materials. 

 

ART: Children are invited to explore and use the art area. They will be encouraged to use the props and manipulate them. Children will be motivated to to use craft materials and use their imagination to create new things.  

 

SCIENCE: Children will be encouraged to participate in the science area. Children can find a variety of natural objects, and they will be shown a few items from a natural objects collection. This week children will be planting seeds and they will be introduce in the plants life cycle. 

 

MATH: Children are invited to use the materials in this area. The teacher will introduce to children some objects that can help us to count and match them with its correspondents. Children are encourage to use the props provided.

 

LIBRARY: Student are able to explore books from the classroom library.

 

WRITING: Student are encouraged to explore the materials in the writing center. Children are encourage to explore and manipulate magnetic trace letters and take care of them. Children are invited and encouraged to explore their name cards and the ABCs letters. 

 

SENSORY: Student will be shown a small amount of sand as well as a few vehicles and small toys in the sand. The materials will be shown to then where they can be found and how to put them away.






To view the Lesson Plan, click HERE!


If you have any questions or concerns, you can email me at Mrs. marthacolon@olqmnyc.org or email Mrs. Zogka at MrsZogka@olqmnyc.org.

 

If there are any questions regarding the Pre-K for All program that cannot be answered by the office or classroom teacher, please feel free to contact the Help Line at 888-227-8175.

WEEK OF JUNE 19, 2022

  REMINDERS!   Please make sure that your child walks into the school building with a mask at all time. Please make sure your child has two ...