Thursday, 19 May 2016

...and with all the learning and the group work we do, there is something that we should not forget....ever!!
Somehow we have to try and bridge the gap that exists between Te Whariki ( early childhood curriculum) and our more formal school curriculum. Much research is taking place. Here is a link to some very interesting research that took place in New Zealand.

Reading time

At reading time we discuss a book, retell the book and then do a literacy activity on the book. Children have to draw the main character and 3 things that happened in the story.

For printing we learn about correct letter formation, finger spaces and writing on the line.

For writing we are building up a pretend toolbox. We are learning to use everything that is in our toolbox!

We write using all we have learned and do some self assessment in our books!