Hello and welcome to Pre-K A! My name is Mrs. Susan Meyers, or Miss Sue. Together with Mrs. Doris Nieves, or Miss Doris, we are very excited to have your children this year. Pre-K is an exciting time for your children to learn important social and emotional skills while making new friends and exploring the world around them! We are both so happy to help them along their journey. We look forward to working closely with you to make this a wonderful experience for both you and your child! You can reach us throughout the day by using the Class Dojo app.
November- All About Me
This month Pre-K will working on their All About Me Unit. They will explore all that makes them unique, from the way they look, to the things they like, to the kinds of families they have, and the traditions they celebrate. As a Family Engagement Project, Pre-K created likenesses of themselves. They are all so unique! Thank you for all of your hard work and creativity. We will also have a class Thanksgiving celebration in which we share both traditional and ethnic dishes that our parents wish to share. I hope that the students will come out appreciating what special people they are and appreciate all of our differences!
October – My 5 Senses Unit
For the next four weeks Pre-k will be learning about their five senses. They will be concentrating on each of the five senses separately and learning how their senses can also keep them safe. Autumn is the perfect time for this unit since so much begins to change in nature. Please support their learning at home by noticing how the leaves are changing, how the fallen leaves sound under their feet, how the wind sounds through the trees and maybe notice the taste or smell of some baking cookies or pumpkin pie! In class we will be making sensory collages, exploring the inside of a pumpkin, identifying mystery objects with our sense of touch, discovering salty, sweet and sour tastes, smelling herbs and spices and so much more! Our dramatic play area will be transformed into a restaurant. This is my favorite Pre-k unit! I hope it will be theirs too!
September 2018 – Welcome to Pre-K Unit
Throughout this month, Pre-K students learn what it means to be in Pre-K. They become acquainted with the procedures and routines of the classroom, learn about the people in our school, and learn how to make friends, share, and clean up their centers. We will also be talking about emotions and how to deal with them. Many students may be coming to school for the first time, or it is their first time attending full day class. This may come with many mixed emotions. We will talk about how it is okay to be scared, nervous or worried and how to deal with those feelings. It is our hope that in no time, your child will be adjusted, comfortable, and ready for a great year!