School Day #103
- Morning Prayer – 10 minutes
- Morning Prayer booklet
- Psalm 121 sheet
- Great Is Thy Faithfulness Lyric sheet
To start Morning Prayer, just press play on the audio bar below. We invite you to participate alongside your child.
- Motor Lab Stretches – 5 minutes
Key Activity: Do 3 Superman stretches with your child.
Motor Lab Activity: Do Hop and Stop with your child. Remember, do not let your child put their foot down in between the three hops!
Review the 4 Key Activity stretches here if you need a refresher.
- Calendar and Weather Activities – 10 minutes
- Calendar Packet
Review the calendar OR weather portion with your child. OR, if they are interested, complete the whole thing! Experiment with what activities and what timing work best for your family.
- Phonics – 15 minutes
- Parent Instructions
- First two pages of The Little Red Hen
- Tuesday sentence (with words cut up)
- Word Journal
Follow Tuesday’s sentence ordering steps on the Parent Instruction Page and/or follow along as Mrs. Resendez demonstrates the steps in the video below.
Play with the words with your child for 3 minutes. Then write the words down that they can read in their Word Journal. Have your child read a page to you from last week’s entries before moving on to math.
- Math – 15 minutes
- Blue Hundreds Chart
- Optional: Place Value Cards
Click the video below and watch along with your child.
Then help your child fill out numbers 61 – 80 on their Hundreds Chart. Please use the place value cards if your child is struggling to visualize the numbers. Start with the 60 card and lay the 1 card on top of the 0, making the number 61. Continue from there up to 80.
Tomorrow we will finish our Hundred Charts! When yours is complete, send a picture to Ms. Neuder, and you will get a special treat on Friday.
- Music – Folk Songs – 5 – 10 minutes
Congratulations! We have finished our folk song. Choose a version to listen to and sing along with. (The Woody Guthrie rendition has extra verses so just sing along to the ones you know!)
You can find the lyrics here.
Folk Song Tip: Listen to either Home on the Range or Alligator Hedgehog or both during snack or after lunch!
- Free Play – 30 minutes
- Handwriting – 10 minutes
- Letter Z Sheet
- 1 long Cardstock Piece
- 2 small Cardstock Pieces
- Optional: Play-dough, spaghetti noodles, shaving cream, etc.
Once you are set up, click the video and watch along with your child.
Spend the next 5 minutes of the lesson practicing writing the letter Z with your child using their finger. They will enjoy writing on soft, squishy or hard surfaces or even your back! You can also use play-dough, spaghetti noodles or shaving cream to practice writing the letter Z.
- Doing Words – 5 minutes
- Tan lined strip of paper
Complete another Doing Words exercise with your child. See this video for a demonstration by Erica and Zenie.
- Recitation – Poem – 5 – 10 minutes
Send a video to Ms. Neuder of your recitation of the poem Stars. Just try the first stanza if it’s too long!
Poetry Tip: Revisit Jump or Jiggle and The Little Turtle if you have extra time. Make sure you ask your child to recite them on their own!
- Pressed Flowers Handicraft – 15 minutes
- 5 pressed flowers and leaves (from white envelope)
- 4 cards (from white envelope)
In the white envelope, you will find pressed flowers and leaves from multiple plants that we studied in Nature Study this year. Over the next three days, we are going to use these flowers and leaves to make greeting cards that you can send to your family and friends. Here’s how!
For today, identify which plant is which using your memory, a plant identification book, or the Internet! The plant names are listed below:
- Texas sage
Hint: There are two pressings from the same plant – one of the flower and one of the leaf.
Set aside your project to be continued tomorrow.
- Literature – 15 minutes
Free read for 15 minutes this afternoon or evening.
Keep up the good work, Kindergarten! Two more days!
As always, reading with your child in the evenings is a great way to grow their mental word bank and fluency, and they may want to show their Everything Math Card Deck to a parent or sibling after dinner!
If you find yourselves with more free time, please refer to our Additional Resources page for some great websites to explore.
See you tomorrow for School Day #104.