As the winds and leaves change outside, our classroom begins to change inside. This change provides new places to explore, new opportunities to solve social problems, and new ways to use our imaginations. We are also using our dramatic play centers to look for similarities and differences between current and ancient times.
How do we pay for goods today compared to how the Mesopotamian people bought and traded for goods?
How do we get our food and water compared to how the Mesopotamian people got their food and water?
What kinds of food do we eat and grow? What did the Mesopotamian people eat and grow?
In P.E. it is bean bags that are falling all around instead of leaves! Jeff is teaching us the proper overhand throwing technique. He uses developmentally appropriate language to help us move our bodies correctly.
Jeff fixing our throwing arm position.
Our throwing arm should make an L and the bean bag should be held up high with the whole hand.
Then we “open up the shower curtain” which means point to where we are throwing. We “step out of the shower” or step forward. Finally, we throw our bean bag.
September and October also means that it is time to prepare for conferences. The teachers sit down 1 on 1 with each student to complete a formal assessment. Our formal assessments, anecdotal records, and development guidelines will all be used to take a snapshot of what your student knows at this point in the year. At conferences we will share all of this information and work with you to create some goals for this year.
Literacy Assessment-putting the letters of our name in order.
We look forward to meeting with you!
12 PT Conferences
18 Picture Day-we take pictures first thing in the morning!
19 PT Conferences
19 Fun Fest 5:30 – 8:00 PM-family and friends are invited!
31 Classroom Halloween Parade-come see us walk in the parade!