Friday, 24 November 2017

Weekly Learning Review

Week Ending:  23rd of November

Class:    FS1          Week Ending:  23rd of November
Communication, Language and Literacy
The children have been learning about the letter E-e and the sound it makes. We practised tracing and recognition of this letter.
The children have also been learning words that start with the letter E-e ( egg, elephant, ear, eyes, etc).
They have been learning to recognise the letter E-e in the world around them and they have been given story books to explore.
They modelled play-dough on letter ‘e’ mats and have traced the letter on dotted lines.


Physical Development
We are working on keeping healthy habits in class (healthy/unhealthy food and personal hygiene). The children are also developing their fine motor skills by cutting and modelling play-dough.
During the PE lesson, the children in both classes have been on the field racing and playing a ‘ mouse in the house’ game .
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
The children have been introduced to the notion of ‘being thankful’. We have tried reading stories about  good manners and how important it is that we use the words ‘ please’ and ‘ thank you’.  We have asked them to tell their friends what they are being thankful for in small group activities.

Mathematics
Children have been learning about the number 5 . They have been counting numbers 1-5.They can also show number 5 using their hand. They can recognize number 5 among other numbers. They have been practising tracing number five and shaping play dough as the number 5. They can also count 5 objects.
They have also been singing songs about numbers.

Colour (black) .We have focused on the colour black and recognizing black objects around their environment.
Children have had lots of fun painting and colouring and they have also been exploring different other colours.

Shape (oval ) The children have been introduced to the oval shape and they can now identify oval shaped objects around them in the classroom. They can differentiate  an oval from other shapes. The children have also been trying to make ovals using markers and white boards.

Expressive Art and Design
The children have enjoyed themselves painting different art work for the welcoming of Christmas and the winter season.
Understanding of the World

The children have been learning about 'Plants and Animals' and  learning are the names of common plants and animals. They have been shown flashcards and asked to recognize several vegetables, fruits or animals. We have played animal sounds game.
Next Week's Curriculum
Literacy:
  • Letter Hh
  • The sound the letter Hh makes.
Maths:
  • Number  5
  • Colour black
  • Rectangle  shape
KUW  :
How things work? Thoughtfulness
Event:
Wednesday, 29th of November- Out of Uniform ( school event)
Thursday, 30th of November- Day off
Contact
Cristiana Teodoroiu  - email cteodoroiu@ise.edu.eg

Rebecca Farrell- e-mail  rfarrell@ise.edu.eg

Friday, 17 November 2017

Weekly Learning Review

Weekly Learning Review 
Week Ending: 16.11.17
Class:    FS1          Week Ending:  16th of November
Communication, Language and Literacy
This week, we have learned about the sound that the letter K makes. We also identified some words that start with K’.
We have also practised the formation of the letter K.
Our story for this week was ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears and the children had fun talking about the story as well as colouring different characters from the story .
Physical Development
We continued focusing on proper finger grip and the children held their pencils accurately when tracing or writing. We also continued to encourage fine motor skills by getting the children to colour within the lines and by practising cutting skills .
Personal, Social and Emotional Development
The children have been introduced to the notion of 'taking turns' and we enjoyed watching the story ‘Goldilocks and the Three Bears’. We took turns to role play different characters from the story.
Mathematics
Children continued learning about the number 4. They have been counting numbers 1-10; they can show number 4 using their hand. They can also recognize all numbers learnt so far.
The children have been singing songs about numbers.

We continued learning about the colour blue.
 We enjoyed painting a blue rectangle and making an aquarium craft out of it. We have also counted four fishes and glued them to the rectangle
Expressive Art and Design
The children have decorated a letter k craft (key).
Understanding of the World

This week, we talked about where we come from and where we live.
Children have enjoyed talking about where they live and how many people live with them.They also talked about different rooms in their house and what they enjoy doing at home with their family .




Next Week's Curriculum

Literacy:
  • Letter Ee
  • The sound the letter Ee makes
Maths:
  • Number  5
  • Colour black
  • Oval shape
KUW  :
Plants and animals
Being Thankful

Contact
Rebecca Farrell- e-mail  rfarrell@ise.edu.eg  

Cristiana Teodoroiu  - email cteodoroiu@ise.edu.eg


Friday, 10 November 2017

Weekly Learning Review 9th of November

Weekly Learning Review 


Photos Funny Fish Class  (FS1 A)


Music lesson



Class activities

Colour blue ( colouring a whale)





Literacy (  words that start with the letter C)



Free play & garden







Class activities ( tracing the letter C and colourng words that start with C)





Parthinya - Marvellous manners award!


Leila, congratulations! You are the star of the week for overall performace in class!


Hazem  has been very cooperative this week!



Adam and Toleen, you can now sing your ABC song! 

Arabic- learning about occupations


Class activities - learning about shapes, the letter C, words that start with 'c', C is for cat craft




Finding blue objects around the classroom


Class activities - learning about shapes, the letter C, words that start with 'c', C is for cat craft and numbers 1-4 










Yemen, you are kind to your friends and full of life :)



Sofia, you are an amazing little girl ! We appreciate your help in class 


TRIP TO HANDS
























































































Tameen, you have been amazing this week !