Archive for October, 2013

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Rhythm Sticks

In Language Arts (Listening and Learning), students listened to the read-aloud book called “Helpers in My Community” and discussed with their teacher how these people make our lives easier. Talk to your child about the roles of different community helpers […]

Harvest Party and Costume Parade

The school was abuzz with the children wearing their favorite costumes, some hand-crafted with a mother’s love while others were meticulously found in a Halloween store. Among the party revelers spotted were Spiderman, Superman, Rapunzel, Ladybug, Princess Sofia the First, […]

The Amazing Little Red Hen

In Language Arts (Listening and Learning), students started their day with the “Good Morning Song.” After the “Lucky Duck” was chosen, they reviewed the “Helper Chart,” “Calendar,” “Word Wall Words” and a “Poem. In Math, students continued to work on […]

What is “G”?

In Language Arts, students learned about the uppercase “G” and lowercase “g”. We also learned the beginning sound of G. For arts and crafts, students glued goats on the Letter G.  Preschoolers loved their “Glittering G” art activity! They were […]

3 Things Parents Should Do

In case you missed it, a New York Times article published the other day entitled “Language-Gap Study Bolsters a Push for Pre-K” discussed the growing language gap among children from different socioeconomic backgrounds. It cited several studies and research which […]

What’s in the bag?

“Community Helpers” was the Meadows school theme for the fourth week of October for all levels. The purpose of the theme was to introduce “community helpers” to preschoolers and help them understand the role doctors, firefighters, police officers, teachers, etc. […]

CSI Meadows Academy: Pumpkin Investigation

We lived and breathed pumpkins last week in keeping with our theme “Farmers Grow Pumpkins”! In Language Arts (Listening and Learning), students listened to several stories about pumpkins such as “From Seed to Pumpkin” and “The Pumpkin Book.” Students created a […]

Half a Heart Will Never Do

In Language Arts (Listening and Learning),  Pre-K students listened to an interesting read-aloud, “Apples and Pumpkins.” After listening to the story, students created their own “Pumpkin Book” with each student independently glueing their individual picture on their book. Mrs. Kuchler […]

Your Work is Fabulous!

Early preschoolers continue to make good progress! In Language Arts, they learned about the Uppercase F and Lowercase f. They also learned the beginning sound of F. The read aloud was the “Letter F Story” by in which Little F […]

Farmers Grow Pumpkins!

“Farmers Grow Pumpkins” was the Meadows school theme for the third week of school in October for all levels. It was an exciting week filled with carving pumpkins, touching gooey stuff inside the pumpkin, counting pumpkin seeds, and thanking God […]