PreK A Ms. Passarella

The Superheroes are Working with

Smiles and Giggles!

Welcome to our page...We are Pre-Kindergarten A, also known as the Superheroes with Ms. Passarella!

"Spread love everywhere you go. Let no one ever come to you without leaving happier.~ Mother Teresa

Welcome Back!  

Gym Every Wednesday
Gym every other Tuesday/NO Gym this Tuesday
Library every Tuesday

Show and Share Fridays- Focus-  Public Speaking and Attentive Listening

May is Career Month in Pre-K A....if you or someone you know has an interesting profession or hobby that you/they would like to share with Pre-K A, kindly send a note to Ms. Passarella :)
VIP Career Sharing will begin in May! We sincerely thank all of our VIP readers. You have brought much joy to us this year!

Graduation- JUNE 20th, Moving Up date

~Literacy- Superkids Unit 8
Story: Tug of War continues

Vocabulary and Concepts:
Wide, thin; up, down; above and below
Shape: Review all 
Color: Orange
Auditory discrimination and Phonological Awareness: Identify same and different beginning sounds in words
Letter Identification: Rr, Ss, Tt
Visual Development: Compete pattern sequences
Fine Motor Skills: Review all marks with a crayon

Please also review our Scholastic Newspaper with your student. We do the big book version in class. You will find them once or twice a month in your child's folder. Kindly complete the pages with your child. They are to be kept at home and placed in your child's home library for review and fun. Students will be exposed to rich, developmentally appropriate text and activities for Reading Readiness. This enriching newspaper is interdisciplinary.  

Writing numeral 15 
Add numbers with sums to 10,
Focus: adding doubles, for example 1 + 1= 2,
2 + 2= 4

Review all shapes studied to date.
Review:  vertical, horizontal, diagonal
Review: Counting forward and backward 1 - 15 

Explore the shapes around you that make up our wonderful world.
Focus Words: angles, lines, symmetrical, asymmetrical 

 Review: oval, star, diamond, circle, rectangle, square and triangle

~Science- Biology with a focus on good health/Focus on the Food Pyramid 

~Social Studies-
In and Around the Land
Focus on landforms this week
Focus words: land, hill, lake, mountain, ocean, plain and river
Respect our Earth...Earth Day was Saturday, April 22nd
Always respect and love our precious planet Earth! 

April  is POETRY Month- bring in your family's favorite poems throughout the month! Ms. Passarella will read the poems to the class. 

~Religion- Faith Focus: Praise God, Show Kindness

God always shares his love with us. We show our love for others when we share with them. 

-Focus on the art of Georgia O'Keeffe
-Create spring flowers and more

Music- April is Jazz Appreciation Month- Focus on John Coltrane and his friends
Plus new songs to sing and dance to...yay!

Looking Ahead: May trip to Old Westbury Gardens which will include a workshop and picnic...more details coming soon! 
Trip May 24th

Again a Special thank you to all the VIP Readers who are signing up to visit our room and share a great book!!!!! (April is the last month to sign up.)

Friendly Reminder

Be sure to look at our school calendar weekly.

Please remember to check your child's "Travel" folder for notes. Kindly place all notes for Ms. Passarella in the "Travel" folder. 

If your child is ordering pizza on Wednesdays, kindly place the coupon in student folder. 

Kindly put your child's snack in a labeled plastic baggie. 

If your child has an allergy to a certain food or foods, please send in a treat on the day of our celebrations for your child. You will be notified in advance about future celebrations on this page. If your child has a birthday celebration coming up, please send in a note a week in advance.

All in A Love Supreme,

Ms. Passarella

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