Things to Work on at Home

Sunday, December 15, 2013

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Here is a list of activities you can practice at home with your child:

  • Read at least 20 minutes a night
  • Practice writing first and last name
  • Practice writing the alphabet
  • Practice writing numbers 1-50
  • Here is a link to primary writing paper: http://www.first-school.ws/theme/printables/writing-paper/handwriting.htm
  • Practice counting by 1’s to 80
  • Practice counting by 5’s to 80
  • Practice counting by 10’s to 100
  • Letter identification (out of sequence)
  • Number Identification 1-50 (out of sequence)
  • Practice putting numbers 1 – 50 in order
  • Missing number (1, _, 3) (12, _, 14)
  • Letter sounds – here is a fun song we use in class: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u-Mj1OPUKUw
  • Short vowel sounds
  • Long vowel sounds – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a4AOHOdJ1Bk
  • Chopping out words
  • Identifying the beginning of a story
  • Knowing if  a story is fiction or non-fiction
  • Rainbow write sight words

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  • Practice tying shoes
  • Practice zipping and closing buttons
  • Getting on winter gear independently
  • Practice reading color words
  • The students have been learning the sign language (ASL) alphabet, below is a picture to help reinforce at home:

*List will be updated and we continue to grow and develop

Also, please continue to study the letters we have gone over in class and practice reading and writing our sight words.

  • Letters we have studied: Ll, Aa, Ff, Tt, Pp, Bb, Ss, Cc, Nn, Gg, Ee, Xx
  • Sight Words we have learned: I, am, like, a, can, the, see, is, here, and, to, my, be, are, have, we, on, in, look, big, little, come, go, at, run, said, it, me, you, up