Kindergarten

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August 27, 2021 (Week 2)
Education.com (formerly Brainzy) (6 weeks)

 

We will start class by reviewing how to log in, access educational folder, access games, and logging off. We will review classroom procedures.

We will watch educational stories from storylineonline.net. We will discuss the stories then move to our stations. We will log on and access the assigned game. Students will initially just log out of the game but not off the computers. We will add skills as the weeks progress and the students are ready.

Students will then be introduced to the online Education.com site.

They will log into individual accounts that have been created for each student so they may progress through the games at their own pace. There are over 300 games and activities to improve student's Math and Reading skill all of which are common core aligned.

Students will log into their own individual accounts each week. They will start out with the reading portion alternating every few weeks to the Math portion. We will start with the preschool skills just to review for the first few weeks. We will then move to the kindergarten skills once the students are comfortable with the game.

Students will be monitored on the progress and mastering of objectives. Software allows for teacher to view student's progress and mastering through reports.

Online stories before Halloween (4 weeks):

Berenstain Bears

·       Prize Pumpkin 1

·       Prize Pumpkin 2

·       Trick –or –treat 1

·       Trick-or-treat 2 
 

October 13, 2021 (week 7)
Halloween Games online (2 weeks)

October 29, 2021 (week 9)
Kidpix Introduction (2 weeks)

 

Students will be introduced to the Kidpix software. They will observe the teacher access the program new Kidpix software from the dock. They will access and practice the available tools.

The second week, the students will draw a picture of what they are thankful for. They will add their first name to their project.

​November 12, 2021 (week 11)
Thanksgiving Games Online (1 weeks) No day 5 and 6 for this.

 

The Story of the First Thanksgiving (3:10)

Students will play games from my Thanksgiving games page. The browser window will be open for the students along with the games in tabs for the students to navigate.

 

November 29, 2021 (week 11, day 5)
Kidpix, Draw picture of 'What Christmas means to me (2 weeks)


We will start class by watching the first part of the Berenstain Bears Christmas Tree. The second part will be watch next week. Start at 1 minute and stop at 12:12, continue next week.

Students will be introduced to the Kidpix software. They will observe the teacher access the program new Kidpix software from the dock. Students are to think of what happened during the first Christmas. Instructor will clarify to students that their picture should reflect Mary, Joseph, and the baby Jesus. Students will be shown how to select different drawing tools and how to use them effectively. Students will practice using the different drawing tools the first week. The second week they will start on their picture. They will save their picture and retrieve it the third week. They will finish drawing, put their first name and last name initial on it, and print their project.

December 9, 2021 (week 13)
Christmas Games Online 

Students will play games from my Christmas games page. The browser window will be open for the students along with 3 games in tabs for the students to navigate.

We will watch the Christmas Story together and discuss the story.

January 3, 2022
Brainzy (3 weeks)


We will start class by reviewing how to log in, access educational folder, access games, and logging off. We will review classroom procedures.

Students will access the online Brainzy site.

Students will be monitored on the progress and mastering of objectives. Software allows for teacher to view student's progress and mastering through reports.

 

January 27, 2021 (week 16)
Kidpix Valentines Picture (2 weeks)


Students will be shown how to access the Kidpix software. They will use the animated alphabet to write out 'I love you!'. They will also write their name with the animated letters at the bottom of the page. They will be shown how to 'play' the animation.

Students will save their picture to their desktop the first week, find it and open it the second week, and finish and print it. They will finish the picture by drawing a picture relating to Valentine's Day the second week. They may use any remaining time to play on the Kidpix software.
 

February 16, 2021 (week 18)
Brainzy (2 weeks)

Students will access the online Brainzy site.

Students will be monitored on the progress and mastering of objectives. Software allows for teacher to view student's progress and mastering through reports.

April 12, 2021 (week 23)
Brainzy (2 weeks)

Students will access the online Brainzy site.

Students will be monitored on the progress and mastering of objectives. Software allows for teacher to view student's progress and mastering through reports.

April 28, 2021 (week 25)
Mother's Day Card (1 week)


Students will open up the Kidpix application by opening up a template that has been created for them. They will put their names on the project. Next, they will illustrate the picture for their moms. They will save and print the project once they are complete.

May 6, 2021 (week 26)
Father's Day Card (1 week)

 

Students will open up the Kidpix application by opening up a template that has been created for them. They will put their names on the project. Next, they will illustrate the picture for their dads. They will save and print the project once they are complete.

 

May 14, 2021 (week 27)

Brainzy (2 weeks)

Students will access the online Brainzy site.

Students will be monitored on the progress and mastering of objectives. Software allows for teacher to view student's progress and mastering through reports.

Updated September 2, 2021