Summer Program

 

SCHOOL WIDE SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM
PART ONE: JUNE 4
TH-JUNE 29TH

AMA Mission: To provide a nurturing, home-like and culturally rich learning environment for our children and families.  To prepare students for kindergarten entry by acquiring proficient self-care, oral language, and socio-emotional development skills.

Curriculum Theme: Insects and Plants

Student Learning Goals: To teach students about multiple bug and plant life surrounding our school neighborhood.  Learning will be reinforced by way of partner/teacher directed reading, audio stories, observation, and arts & crafts.  We seek to spark children’s curiosity by facilitating opportunities for exploring nature as they interact with bugs, plant life, and other animals in our neighborhood.

Students will also develop a variety of skills in the following areas:

Socio-emotional: Shares and respects the rights of others (persons, insects, & plant life)

Language: Actively participates in conversation in Spanish, learning new vocabulary (traffic norms, weather patterns, flower, and insect names)

Physical: Coordinates eye-hand movement, increase attention span @circle/art/reading/writing, and self-discipline/awareness 

Cognitive:

  • Learning and Problem Solving:
  • observes objects and events with curiosity
  • Apply knowledge and experience to a new context.
  • Making connections between home life and school
  • Activating prior knowledge about plants and insects
  • literacy development via learning concepts of print (partner reading & read aloud by teacher)
  • Logical Thinking:
  • Classifies, compares and measures objects.

Pre K Foundation Goals: #1. (strand) Scientific Inquiry, 1.0-2.0 = observation & investigation, documentation & communication (substrand), #2.  Life Sciences, 1.0-2.0 = properties & characteristics & changes in living things, Earth Science, 1.0-2.0 = properties & characteristics of earth materials & objects and changes in the earth

SCHOOL WIDE SENSORY DEVELOPMENT ACTIVITIES: TO MAKE CLASSROOM BOOK (LAMINATED & TO STAY @ AMA = 2-week project) DESCRIBING & CATEGORAIZING INSECT’S OR ARACHNID’S HABITAT (PLANT LIFE) /ANATOMY/DIET/LANGUAGE/FAMILY STRUCTURE/PHYSIOLOGY/GENDER/ETC.

DAY/DATE

6/4-8

AM DAILY ACTIVITY @ 9:30am-10:00AM

10-10:40AM

PM DAILY ACTIVITY @ 3:15PM-5:15PM

M

ASSEMBLY  (MINDFULLNESS, ZUMBA & ANTHEM CHOREOGARPHY)

SPIDER

TATTOOS

T

ASSEMBLY  (YOGA, ZUMBA, ANTHEM CHOREOPGRAPHY)

ANT

FACE PAINTING

W

ASSEMBLY  (FITNESS EXERCISES & SPORT DAY: wk.1/SOCCER-wk.2/BASKETBALL-wk. 3/HOPSCOTCH-wk.4/BOWLING w-plastic cups)

LADY BUG

SHAVING CREAM PAINTING (DIVERSE TOOLS + LG PORTFOLIO PAPER = TO POST @ CLASS GALLERY)

TH

ASSEMBLY  (MINDFULLNESS, ZUMBA & ANTHEM CHOREOGARPHY)

JUNE 7TH = PARENT WORKSHOP (PARENTING TIPS BY DR. Durousseau) @AMA FROM 5:30-6:30PM/RSVP REQUIRED, JUNE 14TH PARENT & CHILD ART CLASS (BRING AN ARTICLE OF CLOTHING TO TIE-DYE, LED BY MELISSA) @AMA FROM 5:30-6:30PM 

BEE

*WATER PLAY (PAINTING W/H2O, FISHING, ANIMALS)

F

ASSEMBLY (YOGA, ZUMBA, ANTHEM CHOREOPGRAPHY)

BUTTERFLY

JEWELRY   MAKING

6/11-15

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6/18-22

6/25-29

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IN-CLASS FLOWER & BUTTERFLY GARDEN

SAME AS ABOVE

NEW Monthly Curriculum Themes

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Summer Program 2018

WATER PLAY PERMISSION SLIP

NEW Monthly Curriculum Themes