March, 2017

John Kotradi

What I will learn this month in Mr. John’s Class…

 Themes of the Week | Classroom group lesson time: (in addition to Montessori Work time)

 2/27: Ancient Rome

  • Roman culture and traditions
  • Buildings and contributions

3/06: Pollution and Recycling

  • What is pollution? Air, water, noise, littering
  • What is recycling? Ways to recycle
  • Ways to save energy
  • Arbor Day/Earth Day

3/13: Oceans

  • Ocean Life, Whales
  • Atlantic and Pacific Oceans
  • Salt water, fresh water
  • Saturday, March 18th: Mother/Son, Father/Daughter Dance 2-4

3/20: Landmarks of the USA/The state of OH-IO

  • OHIO, surrounding state, state flag, flower, bird, state seal, historical landmarks
  • Landmarks such as Statue of Liberty, Mt. Rushmore, Golden Gate Bridge, and Grand Canyon

  3/27:        SPRING BREAK

Letters of the Week: Try to find objects that begin with each letter wherever you go with your child.

2/27: Vv

3/06: Ww

3/13: Xx

3/20: Yy

Rhyming Words of the Week: Try to find each word in books as you read to your child.

2/27: ben, den, hen, men, pen, ten, yen

3/06: beg, keg, meg, peg, leg

3/13: bell, gel, mel, nel, sell, well

3/20: back, hack, jack, lack, mack, knack, pack

Things to do at Home this Month to reinforce our themes:

  • Look for our words of the week when reading a story, cut out pictures beginning with the letters of the week.
  • Play “I Spy” with items beginning with the letter of the week, or find things around your home that begin with the letter of the week.
  • What can you recycle at home? How can you conserve excess energy?
  • Take a trip to the Cleveland Aquarium together and explore ocean life!

 

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