March 18

Week 26 @PreK1a, Brave Bears – What happened during Book Week?

Book Week kicked off with being cozy…….as cozy as your just at home with your pajamas (PJs). 🙂

…and the Brave Bears even experienced to read in an unusual place while they were in their PJs. Reading in Unusual Places was also an opportunity for the Brave Bears to apply what they know about safety – make sure that there is no car when crossing the road.


Dropped Everything and Read (DEAR) happened on Tuesday. The Brave Bears either read alone, shared-reading or enjoying Readers time a group of friends.

Teacher Readers happily read to the Brave Bears on Wednesday. They had four Teacher Readers in a day!

Ms.  Kasey also came to read to the class on a different day.

A Parent Reader came on Thursday. During the story time, the Brave Bears confidently answered questions related to the story and even started to make predictions about what will happen next.

Books Come Alive and Book Character Dress-Up happened on Friday. The Brave Bears proudly came to the school showing their “special dress” for the day. Some of them even took their character seriously. 🙂

Here are short clips of the Brave Bears Eric Carle’s Books Come Alive experiences.

In addition, the Brave Bears also decorated their door inspired by one of Eric Carle’s story, The Tiny Seed. Just like the Tiny Seed, the Brave Bears are blooming and growing into strong learners.

Painting the flower petals with loose parts, such as Lego, Yakult bottles, and fork.

Spray paint for the background.

Finally putting the flower together.

Next week, the Brave Bears will continue to learn about how and what makes a good picture. They will help in creating criteria that they can use to assess a good picture. Then, the Brave Bears will explore ways how to take pictures.

Upcoming Events

Mar 23: PSA sponsored Sky Farm Visit
Mar 26 – 30: Spring Break – NO SCHOOL

Apr 1: Classes Resume

Apr 5: Qing Ming Holiday

Apr 20: Field Day

Apr 1: Literacy Lounge

Apr 1: Learning Comes Alive

Gentle Reminders

PE Tuesday: Please send your child to school with comfortable clothes.

Attendance: Arrival is the Brave Bears social and time to reconnect with friends. Please send your child to school on time.

Bug spray: Please apply bug spray on your child before coming to school.

Snacks: A gentle reminder that NO chocolates for snacks.

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Posted March 18, 2018 by alope1 in category Belonging, Caring Community, Communication, Global Citizen, Uncategorized

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