Ms. Christine: The Acorns continue to connect to a personal narrative story. Also, we are working on upper and lower case letter recognition, phonics, spacing when writing, and punctuation. The children understand that a question mark at the end of a sentence means that your voice will get higher at the end of the sentence. We also chatted about what is a complete sentence and what is an incomplete sentence. I introduced vowels this week; the children know there are five vowels and that if a letter isn’t a vowel, then it’s a consonant. The group diligently worked independently on upper and lower case letter books.
A few of the books we enjoyed this week were: