Preschool Lesson: Summer

This week’s Preschool Theme is Summer. This is our last week of preschool, YAY!

Circle Time

Color – Black

Days of the week: Move the days of the week

Weather Bear: Dress the weather bear for today’s weather.

Reading

For the last three weeks of our preschool program, we will be using I can read! Phonics Books set.

 I can Read Phonics

Monday

Summer Days and NightsRead Aloud: Summer Days and Nights by Wong Herbert Yee


Review Sight words

I can read! Phonics Book #7: Biscuit Bakes A Cake!

Look through all of the pictures, identify, and review initial sounds. Read this book together. Identify sight words. They will practice reading on their own.

Pocket Chart Book:

Using the phonics book, recreate the story for your children. Read the text aloud and have your children add the pictures that belong. Use pointers to point to the words as you read. Allow your child the opportunity to point and tell the story.

Wednesday

Read Aloud: Let It Shine by Maryann Cocca-Leffler Let it shine

Review Sight words
I can read! Phonics Book #8: Biscuit’s Hide and Seek!

Look through all of the pictures, identify, and review initial sounds. Read this book together. Identify sight words. They will practice reading on their own.

Pocket Chart Book:

Using the phonics book, recreate the story for your children. Read the text aloud and have your children add the pictures that belong. Use pointers to point to the words as you read. Allow your child the opportunity to point and tell the story.

Friday

The Relatives CameRead Aloud: The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant
I can read! Phonics Book # 9: Biscuit and the Firefly

Look through all of the pictures, identify, and review initial sounds. Read this book together. Identify sight words. They will practice reading on their own.

Pocket Chart Book:

Using the phonics book, recreate the story for your children. Read the text aloud and have your children add the pictures that belong. Use pointers to point to the words as you read. Allow your child the opportunity to point and tell the story.

Sight Word Wall

Today we will review all of our sight words on the sight word wall.

*Here are a few other Read Alouds for you to choose from.

 

The Summer Visitors by Karel Hayes

Rules of Summer by Shaun Tan

Mama, Is It Summer Yet? By Nikki McClure

Writing

Monday

Today we are using our Learn the alphabet workbook and Preschool Book for the letter review. The girls -are writing the letter review and identifying letters in it on page 47-48 in the Learning the alphabet workbook. In our Preschool Book page we are completing the letter review on page 88-91.

*I have them work in the workbooks during this time because it allows me time to transition and take care of their brother.

Wednesday

Writing story: This week’s story is about summer.

Friday

Today the girls will be having a free write. They will write whatever they would like.

 

centers

Monday

Trace the Sight Words

Today we will be tracing the sight words can, it, up, a.

Wednesday

Trace the Sight Words

Today we will be tracing the sight words and, big, is, me.

Friday

Trace the Sight Words

Today we will be tracing the sight words is, the, to, a.

 

math

This week we are continuing our addition and subtraction unit.

Monday

For today’s lesson, I am going to introduce subtraction using manipulatives. For example, I will start with three bears. I will tell the girls I need one bear. I need to take away two bears to get one. I will show them how to count starting with three until we get to one and take those away. We will subtract from the number 10 today only.

For five minutes, they will practice adding on using manipulatives. They can practice up to the number 10.

Wednesday

For today’s lesson is reviewing addition and subtraction using manipulatives. Give your child small problems to add and subtract.

Friday

For today’s lesson is reviewing addition and subtraction using manipulatives. Give your child small problems to add and subtract.

 

science

This week we are going to do the Mentos Firework Experiment adapted from Education.

Materials:

2 liter of diet soda

Roll of mentos

Empty paper towel roll

Directions:

  1. Outside place the soda on a flat surface.
  2. Unroll the mentos candy from the wrapper.
  3. Take the paper towel tube over the opened soda bottle.
  4. Drop all of the mentos into the soda bottle.
  5. Move quickly away from the soda bottle and watch as the two mixes together.
  6. Document in your Science Folder.

 

Role Play

Today we are going to pretend we are on a beach trip.

 

social studies

This week we are going to talk about things we want to do this summer. We are going to make a list of all the fun things we want to do this summer. This will be a fun way to plan for the three month summer vacation.
Art

This week our art craft is paper plate beach ball.

Materials:

Paper plate

markers (or paint)

Directions:

Show a picture of a beach ball and have your children decorate the beach ball using markers or paint.
play learn grow together

I hope that you enjoy this lesson plan for Summer! Thank you for being a part of our preschool this year. I hope you found all of the lesson plans helpful.

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