Mrs. Caffrey

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OUR WEEK AT A GLANCE:


Monday: All of the activities, books we read, and homework will center around a “Letter of the Week.” Recognizing the letters, practicing letter formation, and gaining an awareness of letter sounds will give your child a solid foundation for reading success. 

Wednesday: Through centers and activities, we will work on skills that will build your child's understanding of math concepts. We will also introduce “formal” religion lessons. The lesson will be completed and sent home. You are encouraged to use the parent information page.

Friday: We will be following the themes presented in the “Scholastic Let's Find Out" magazine to build your child's general knowledge and to reinforce literacy skills.

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OUR CLASS PRAYER
Thank you for the sunshine. Thank you for the rain.
Thank you for the wind that blows and dries up all the rain.
Thank you for these gifts, dear Lord, and if we ever fear,
Help us to remember that you are always near. Amen.

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READINESS ACTIVITIES

Here are some simple activities you can do with your child to promote school readiness. 

JANUARY AT- HOME ACTIVITIES 

Week 1
  • Read a book together. Ask your child to retell the story.
  • Ask your child to count pennies. Put the pennies in sets of five and explain that five pennies are the same amount as one nickel.  
  • Skip around the yard with your child. (Some children find this difficult. Be patient and keep trying.)
Week 2
  • Read a book together. Ask your child to tell you about his or her favorite part.
  • Have your child help fold the towels in the laundry. Talk together about the feel, smell, and color of the freshly washed towels.
  • Take a "touching walk". Touch objects with different textures - tree bark, smooth leaves, etc..
Week 3
  • Read a book together. Ask your child to name the characters in the story.
  • Have your child name objects and tools in the kitchen.  
  • Help your child practice kicking a ball.
Week 4
  • Read a book together. Ask your child to act out something that happened in the story.
  • Play the "rhyming game." Say two words. Your child decides if the words rhyme: "bell, tell" "Yes, they rhyme"; "bell, top" "No, they don't rhyme."
  • Play a board game or a card game together as a family.

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Email me at vcaffrey@stroseschool.net