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Friday, January 19, 2018

Lutheran Schools Week 2018

Bible Verse for Lutheran School’s Week
 I will share the Gospel with the people 
God has placed in my life.  1 Peter 3:15

MAJOR LEARNING OBJECTIVES FOR THE WEEK
2's
3's
4's
 I can identify the colors of the Lutheran Seal.
I can trust in God.
 I can pray for myself and others.
 I can participate in group activities.
I can identify the colors of the Lutheran Seal.
 I can identify the form and sound of the letter Kk.
 I can sing Christian songs.
I can participate in group activities.
 I can work with other students to create multimedia art.

UPCOMING EVENTS:
Donuts with Dads
February 9th at 8:30 a.m.
Dads join your students for a donut to start the morning!








LUNCH BUNCH KICK-OFF
February 14th 11:- 3:00 p.m.
Have your child stay for Lunch and a Bunch more activities!
Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 14 we are excited to start offering LUNCH BUNCH, an extended day option for all 3-5 year olds. For an additional $20/day our play and educational experiences will be extended until 3pm. A packed lunch is required. Stay tuned for more details!

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Preparing For Christmas



Upcoming Events & Reminders
  • Christmas Program Thursday, December 14 at 6:00pm. All family is invited!
  • Pajama Day this Friday and both days (Monday and Tuesday) next week!
This week’s Theme: Christmas
Ask the students about:
The Christmas story and preparing for the Christmas program
Scripture of the week:
“A Savior has been born to you.” -Luke 2:11
This week we are working on:
  • Christmas Program for parents
  • Creating a holiday gift for parents
  • Reading books about Christmas and the birth of Jesus
  • Fun art projects that promote fine motor skills
  • holiday games with our friends
  • Letter J for Jesus

Bible Stories This Week:
  • The Christmas Story

Special Events this week:
  • Christmas program dress rehearsals Monday and Wednesday
  • Music class Friday

Things to Practice at Home:
  • Putting on and zipping coats
  • Talk about the story of Christmas and Jesus’ birth

Monday, December 4, 2017

Transportation


Upcoming Events & Reminders
  • Chapel this Monday along with a special police officer visit
  • Music class will be on Wednesday this week
  • Christmas Program Thursday, December 14 at 6:30pm. All family is invited!
This week’s Theme: Transportation
Ask the students about:
Getting to meet the K9 dog and therapy dog with the UK Police department
Scripture of the week
“The Lord keeps watch over you as you come and go, both now and forever” Psalm 121:8
2-Year-Old News
This week we are learning the following objectives:
  • I can repeat our school prayers and learn our Christmas songs.
  • I can associate the first letter of my name with others that start with the same letter.
  • I can follow along and imitate the patterns of sound and movement.
  • I can use my five senses to explore our different crafts and activities.
  • I can make my own choices.
  • I can use a variety of media when making our different crafts.
  • I can control the small muscles in my hands.
  • I can engage in finger plays.
  • I can learn to take turns.

Bible Stories This Week:
  • The Christmas Story

Things to Practice at Home:
  • Practice saying Please and Thank You.
  • Talk about what you and your family are thankful for.
3-Year-Old News
This week we are learning the following objectives:
  • I believe that God hears and answers prayers
  • I can recognize the upper and lower case letters in and out of sequence
  • I can recognize me name in print
  • I can understand the concept of more, less and equal
  • I can record information collected in the class
  • I can discuss different modes of transportation
  • I can develop my skills in drama
  • I can use scissors
  • I can discuss snacks - healthy and junk
  • I can follow rules for simple games
  • I can show social cooperation

Bible Stories This Week:
  • Nativity Scenes and Songs
Things to Practice at Home:
  • Work on finding items that begin with the letter J
4-Year-Old News
To learn about Transportation the 4’s will do dump truck counting, ramp building, train car lineup, types of transportation, various books on the subject, "The Transportation Song," rocket races, 3D airplanes, and a train track adventure!

This week we are learning the following objectives:
  • I can know that God is always with me and He hears my prayers.
  • I can discover that Mary and Joseph rode a donkey or camel to Bethlehem.
  • I can identify the form and sound of Jj.
  • I can learn about transportation through fiction and nonfiction books.
  • I can understand that letters are grouped together to form words.
  • I can listen to others and take turns when speaking.
  • I can estimate quantity and length and use the correct terms.
  • I can use directional terms.
  • I can recognize numbers 1-10.
  • I can explore simple machines (ramps) and manipulate the height to change the outcome.
  • I can ask scientific questions and make predictions.
  • I can identify various natural features and use them in play.
  • I can create and use simple maps.
  • I can discuss different modes of transportation and classify them as land, air, and water.
  • I can sing along with my peers.
  • I can experience and produce 3 dimensional art.
  • I can perform a variety of large-motor skills in a sequence.
  • I can follow rules for simple games.
  • I can listen to a guest speaker and show respect for those in roles of authority.

Bible Stories This Week:
  • God hears and answers prayers and He is always with us.

Things to Practice at Home:
  • Tips and Tricks to Teach Your Child Numbers http://www.newkidscenter.com/How-To-Teach-Numbers.html

Tuesday, November 28, 2017



Upcoming Events & Reminders
  • Chapel and Music classes are both currently on Mondays.
  • Christmas Program Thursday, December 14 at 6:30pm. All family is invited!
This week’s Theme: Hibernation
Ask the students about:
Building Caves and their Bear Hunt
Scripture of the week
“Come to me...I will give you rest.” Matthew 11:28
2-Year-Old News
This week we are learning the following objectives:
  • I can thank God for my family, friends, and everything I have.
  • I show interest in our songs that we sing.
  • I can pretend to read books from left to right.
  • I can ask simple questions about myself and my family.
  • I enjoy the art process when making different things in the classroom.
  • I exhibit hand-eye coordination.
  • I can control the small muscles in my hands.
  • I can help my teacher with different things in the classroom like preparing for snack.
Bible Stories This Week:
  • Lord’s Prayer
  • Daily Devotional Book

Things to Practice at Home:
  • Practice saying Please and Thank You.
  • Talk about what you and your family are thankful for.
3-Year-Old News
This week we are learning the following objectives:
  • I can pray with my class and on my own
  • I can listen for 5 or more minutes
  • I can follow 2-3 step directions
  • I can recognize numbers 1-10
  • I can sort by shape, size and color
  • I can collect and record information
  • I can talk about life cycles
  • I can show independence in the classroom
  • I can participate in music class
  • I can practice emergency drills
  • I can play by sharing space, materials and ideas



Bible Stories This Week:
  • Lords Prayer
  • Daily Devotional Book
Things to Practice at Home:
  • Work on finding items that begin with the letter J
4-Year-Old News
This week we are learning the following objectives:

  • I can understand the God created everything.
  • I can read my own writing.
  • I can dictate something for an adult to write down.
  • I can produce marks, pictures and symbols that represent print and ideas.
  • I can speak in complete sentences.
  • I can rote count orally to 30.
  • I can understand and use ordinal numbers.
  • I can recognize two dimensional shapes.
  • I can use prepositional words to describe the position of objects.
  • I can experiment with weights and balances (using scientific tools).
  • I can collect, describe, and record information.
  • I can describe animals and animal patterns/cycles.
  • I can develop skills and an appreciation for dance and music.
  • I can define texture by sight and touch.
  • I can pretend play.
  • I can perform locomotor and non-locomotor skills at a basic level.
  • I can identify and use a variety of spatial relationships with objects.
  • I can identify feeling and appropriate ways to communicate needs and wants.
  • I can share and take turns.

Bible Stories This Week:
  • Read God Created, Read All Things Bright and Beautiful, Read/Write/Recite the poem God Made Me!

Things to Practice at Home:
  • 9 Indoor Activities for Winter Break http://www.scholastic.com/parents/blogs/scholastic-parents-learning-toolkit/9-indoor-activities-winter-break