Sr. Kg – February 2017
Theme for the month: Transport Time
Learning about Automobiles and Transport generates excitement and curiosity amongst children of all ages.
Through this theme, your child will learn about automobiles, trains, airplanes and the various modes of transport in general with an understanding of the primitive and modern systems, as well as be exposed to recent innovations in the sector.
He/She will learn about their utility, functions and the safety rules to be adhered to. He/She will also be made aware of the pollution caused by these means of transport and the measures that can be adopted to control it.
Effective usage of Role plays, Audio Visual learning and technology will be the methodology used.
Introduction to Independent writing and the revision of tricky words: more, before, other, were, because, want.
To reinforce the use of new vocabulary, usage of the following words will be encouraged: extremely, exceptionally, too, offer, serve, work, and job.
The child will learn numerals from 1-90 with number names 18 and 19. We shall also do concepts of grouping, simple addition and shades of pink and work on their logical and reasoning skills.
Science experiment: Your child will learn about magnets through hands on experiments.
Dates to Remember:
|Date||Activity / Event||Particulars|
|8.2.2017||Bird Feeding Day||Detailed circular to follow.|
|13.2.2017||World Radio Day||Class activity.|
|15.2.2017||Making a train model||Students to bring four small (empty) match boxes in a well labelled bag.|
|16.3.2017||Field trip to Traffic Park||Detailed circular to follow|
|20.2.2017||Pink Day||Students to wear pink coloured clothes and carry a well labeled pink coloured object for the Show and Tell activity|
|23.2.2017||Tortilla Chips Day||Class activity|
|28.2.2017||National Science Day||Experiments to be done in class.|
|3.3.2017||Transport Fair||Class activity|
A hard copy of the Rhymes for the month will be given to your child in class.
At Home You Can:
Explore books related to the theme. By reading story books and making your home a print rich space, you will improve your child’s ability to master new learning.
Do encourage your child to share their views on the stories and movies that they may have heard or seen. Ask questions and listen to him/her attentively. It will build his/her confidence and enhance his/her self-esteem. Your child’s effort needs a lot of appreciation and positive affirmations to ensure good progress.
Talk to your child about the importance of pollution control by opting for a car pool or using public modes of transport as and when possible. Set an example for your child by switching off the ignition when stopping at signals and by following traffic rules and explaining to them the objective of the same.
Web resource links that can help you in your venture include:
Looking forward to an eventful month of learning and celebrations.