Welcome to the 2017 pre-kindergarten web page
Mrs. Tchaconas Pre-K 101 & Mrs. Beltecas Pre-K 102 October 2017
Web Page Updated: 9/20/17
Web Page Updated: 9/20/17
We welcome you and your child to Pre-K and we are looking forward to an exciting and productive year! Every month our page will be updated, posting special dates and upcoming events. Your child's learning objectives, monthly topics and words for life will be also posted.
The month of September our Explore Unit of Study was, Welcome to Pre-K, which focused on your child becoming familiar with their new school, staff, classmates and classroom flow of the day and routines. List of monthly books that correspond to our curriculum will also be posted.
This month our October Explore unit will focus on My Five Senses, and ask the essential question; How do our senses help us explore, investigate and understand the world around us?
Our Building Blocks math program focused on the following for the month of September: introduction to math materials, computer games, recognizing shapes, counting objects and comparing amounts, counting verbally and movement patterns.
October Building Blocks math will focus on the following: 1) Develop verbal counting skills, 2) Counting and producing small groups, 3) Duplicating rhythmic patterns, 4) Shape recognition and matching shapes.
Please send in all forms that were given during parent orientation along with Clifford Magazine subscription and the P.T.A. dues to join our school membership.
The Pre-K teaching staff thanks you for your support and participation and we are looking forward to an exciting month.
The Pre-Kindergarten Staff
Please view side panel "Dates to Remember," for information.
Below are the September and October Pre-K Topics
Unit 1: Welcome to Pre-K
Its Little Tree by Loren Long
Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
What Do You Do With an Idea? by Kobi Yamada
Unit 2: My Five Senses
Brown Bear, Brown Bear What Do You See by Eric Carle
Tap Tap Boom Boom, by Elizabeth Gluemle
Rah, Rah Radishes!: A Vegetable Chant, by April Pulley Sayre
The Five Senses, by Aliki
Press Here, by Herve Tullet
Zin! Zin! Zin! A Violin, by Lloyd Moss
The Land Of Many Colors by the Klamath County YMCA Family Preschool Books
Whoever You Are by Mem Fox
Shades Of People by Shelly Rotner and Sheila M. Kelly
Hello World by Manya Stojic
We All Come From Different Cultures by Melissa Higgins
All Kinds of Children by Norma Simon
We Are All Alike, We Are All Different by The Cheltenham Elementary School Kindergarteners
We All Look Different by Melissa Higgins
We All Have Different Families by Melissa Higgins
The Mixed-Up Chameleon by Eric Carle
What I Like About Me! by Allia Zobel-Nolan
It's Okay to Make Mistakes by Todd Parr
It's Okay to be Different by Todd Parr
I Like Myself by Karen Beaumont
I Like Me! by Nancy Carlson
I'm Growing by Aliki
I'm Special, I'm Me! by Ann Meek
Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus
Little Louie the Baby Bloomer by Robert Kraus
Cupcake by Charise Mericle Harper
Spoon by Amy Krouse Rosenthal