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Wild Animals & Birds of Prey; Mommies & Babies

May 12, 2023

THEME

Wild Animals & Birds of Prey; Mommies & Babies

COLOUR

Black

SHAPE

Square & Cube

NUMBER

13 & 14 

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LETTER

Zz – Zebra

Moral Conscious Theme: Risk-taker – We explained to the Squad that to be a risk-taker you need to try new things and be open to making mistakes as there is always an opportunity to try again until you get it right.

We hope the Squad are well rested after the holidays, it’s great to be back! During this week and the short last week, we discussed weekend news and our themes for the relevant weeks.

Writing and Phonics: The Squad worked hard on remembering their sight words from last term and received three new sight words for this week “yes”, ”no” and “mom”. The squad then did two worksheets on the “ag” family and this week on the “at” family, they drew their sound buttons and then matched the words to the pictures. They then wrote their full sentences using their “ag” and “at” family words. Great work!  

Mathematics: The Squad completed a fun worksheet on 3D shapes, they had to determine whether each picture matched with a cone, sphere, cylinder, or cube, they sang their 3D shapes song while completing this and caught on nicely, we are so proud! They then did two worksheets, one where they had to trace the numbers and write the missing numbers and the other one, they had to determine whether a number was more or less than another number.

Creative Art: The Squad made ostriches out of pipe cleaners for art last week which we will be using for our exciting Art Expo and this week they made beautiful Mother’s Day art out of Menu’s…Oooh you are going to be spoiled rotten this Sunday Moms…Enjoy!!!!

Music and Cooking: On Tuesday for Music, Teacher Katy came and did a fun music lesson where she taught the Squad about vocal cords, pitch, and the ladder of music. We also sang lots of Concert songs.

Afrikaans: We read a story about a cat and mouse. The Squad had to write on top of each picture that had a cat “kat” and mouse “muis”.

We are completing assessments over the next two weeks, please could we ask that your child attend school every day.

We know it can get tough out there moms ... Thank you for all that you do!

    

 Dates to Diarise:  

19 May: Haircut Day

2 June: Hearing Tests

7 June: Haircut Day

15 June: Bike-a-Thon Day

16 June: Youth Day (Public Holiday)

23 June: Book Character Dress Up Day and Break Up Day

26, 27, 28, 29, 30 June: Mid Term Break

3 July: Back to School

 

Lots of love

Teacher Carla, Teacher Hayley and the Smart Squad Assistants

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