What Your Child will Learn in February 2015
Theme for the month: Transport Time
Learning about Automobiles and Transport, generate excitement and curiosity amongst children of all ages.
Through this theme children will learn about the automobiles, trains, airplanes and the various modes of transport in general with an understanding of primitive and today’s systems as well as be exposed to recent innovations in the sector.
They will learn about their utility, functions and the safety aspects to be adhered to. They will also be explained about the effects of pollution caused and measures that can be adopted.
As parents, you can talk to them about the importance of pollution control by opting for car pool or using public modes of transport as and when possible. Set an example for your children by switching off the ignition when stopping at signals and following traffic rules and explaining them the objective of the same.
Effective usage of role plays, audio visual learning and technology will make their learning interesting and engaging.
Introduction to digraphs ‘er’, ‘ar’ and the revision of Tricky Words.
To reinforce the use of new vocabulary, usage of the following words will be encouraged: extremely, exceptionally, too, offer, serve, work, job.
The child will learn numerals from 1-90 with number names 18 and 19. We shall also do concepts of grouping, simple addition and shades of pink and work on their logical and reasoning skills.
Your child will learn about magnets through hands on experiments.
Kindly note the following schedule for the month of February 2015:
|Date||Activity / Event||Particulars|
|16/2/15||Making a train model||Students to bring four small match boxes, in a well labelled bag (2 empty and 2 with matchsticks).|
|20/2/15||Portfolio Activity||Students to bring a post card size (4” x 6”) landscape photograph of themselves with their best friend.|
|26/2/15||Tell a Fairy Tale Day
|Students have to narrate their favourite fairy tale. They can dress up as any character from that tale and use props to narrate the story.|
|3/3/15||Transport Day||Students to bring a well labelled toy vehicle (road, rail, water or air transport) and say 4-5 sentences on it for the show and tell activity.|
A hard copy of the Rhymes of the month and Phonic words will be given to your child in class.
We again reiterate that by reading story books and making your home a print rich space, you will improve your child’s ability to master new learning.
Do encourage your children to share their views on the stories and movies that they may have heard or seen. Ask questions and listen to them attentively. It will build their confidence and enhance their self-esteem. Their efforts need a lot of appreciation and positive affirmations to progress well.
Looking forward to an exciting month of learning and discovery.