Scooby Doo Classroom Overview
EXPLORER NEWSLETTERNovember 6 – November 10, 2017THEME: Transportation/ Map Skills
Vocabulary: Transportation; sink; float.Visual Perception &Reading Readiness: Listening to and following directions to get theThree Bears to their destination. Classifyingvarious vehicles into categories: air, land, andwater. Searching for lowercase “Letters in aField.” Introducing sight words “the” and “is.”
Auditory Perception& Listening: Stories: “Curious George Goes Hiking”; “CuriousGeorge Takes a Trip”; “Katy and the Big Snow”;“The Way to Captain Yankee’s”; “Sam GoesTrucking”; “All Things That Go”; “Freight Train.”Visual Motor: Using Tangram shapes to create different types
of vehicles; work on drawing skills.
ExpressiveLanguage: Why are maps and charts helpful? Looking at and
discussing different types of maps.
Cognitive Skills: Introducing directions: North, South, East andWest. Learning to use a map key. Working onrecognizing common traffic signs. “TreasureHunt”–following a map of our playground.
Phonics: The letter “Tt” and it’s sound.Math andNumber Fun: Work on the number 11 and introducing thenumber 12 and their quantitative values. “HowMany Toys Do I Need to Clean Up?” – counting,coloring and recording 1-10. Visual recognitionand sequencing numbers – “Number Train.”Science: Let’s experiment with things that “sink” and
“float.” What do those words mean?
Art: Making Our Own Map.Social Skills: Working as a team to follow the map and locate a
Reminder: **Monday, 11/6 - Make-up student pictures.**Friday, 11/10 - Veterans Day No School.
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