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Welcome to Mrs. Concilio’s UPK class!

– Welcome to all of our families and children!

For the first full day of school the children will need:

1. Schoolbag

2.Folder – please check daily for any notices 

3. Snack and drink

4. Fitted sheet(toddler size) and blanket

5.Change of clothing

Label everything with your child’s name.  The sheet and blanket should be placed in a bag along with the change of clothing.

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Unit Topic: Welcome to Pre-K

Essential Question What is Pre-K?

Focus Questions 

What will I learn and do in pre-K?

  • What do I bring to my classroom community?
  •  Who are the people in my classroom community?
  •  Who else is in my pre-K program?

Hello,

8/11/21-Please read the following letter from Ms. Bellone.

Summer update from Ms. Bellone

 

 

Welcome to all are families and children.

Unit Topic for March: Water 

Where can we find water?
What happens to water when it changes temperature?
What happens when we put things in water?
How does water help us?


– Welcome to all are families and children.

Unit Topic for February – Light

Essential question: How and Why do we use different kinds of light?

Focus questions: 

What kinds of light are around us?

What is darkness?

How does light help us?

What are shadows?

New materials will be added to each center to reflect the light unit.  For example, the Dramatic Center will be transformed into a doctor’s office.  We will add a light table, Xrays, a stethoscope, and lab coats as we pretend to be doctors.

Important Dates-

Feb.4 PTA Zoom meeting at 7 with Ms.Bellone

Jan. 5- No afterschool

Feb. 9 -Zoom meeting for Upk to Kindergarten parents at 10am

Feb.15-21 – Winter Recess

Please visit Incarnation Facebook page to see events for Catholic School Week.

 stars gives us light 

 

 

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HAPPY NEW YEAR 

Unit Topic: Transportation

Essential Question How does my community use various modes of transportation?

Focus Questions 

What kinds of transportation do I use and why?

How are various modes of transportation similar and different?

Who operates the vehicles in my community?

How do we stay safe when using transportation?

 

***get ready to have some fun ****

 Bridges 

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Unit Topic:
Where We Live

Essential Question Where do the people and animals around me live?

Focus Questions

 Where do I live? Where do my family members live?

 Where do people and animals live?

 What types of homes do the people in my city (NYC) live in?

 How do people and animals make homes?

***Important Dates***

Dec. 3- PTA Zoom meeting at 7 with Ms.Bellone

Dec. 8- Feast of the Immaculate Conception -no classes

Dec. 14-18 – Crazy Christmas week

Dec.14 -Christmas Show link posted.

Dec. 18 -last day of school

Dec. 21-January 3 -Christmas recess – Classes resume on January 4th.

Happy Holidays to everyone. 

 

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Welcome to all are families and children.
Unit Topic for November – All about Us

Essential question: Who am I and who are the people in my life?

Focus questions: 

What makes me important and unique?

What feelings do I have and why?

What makes my class important and unique?

What makes my family important and unique?

 

IMPORTANT DATES: 

November 6- No afterschool

November 11 – Veteran’s Day – school closed

November 25-27- Thanksgiving – school closed

Happy Thanksgiving to everyone. Enjoy.

Read to your child to foster a love for reading.

What your child will need for the fall; fitted sheet (toddler size), blanket or sheet, change of clothing, folder and schoolbag. Everything should be labeled with your child’s name and placed in a clear plastic bag. Please check your child’s folder daily for any notices.

Remember to record your child’s temperature daily before they come to school and even when they are unable to attend class. 

School phone number at this time – 718 926-0469

 

Welcome to all are families and children.
Unit Topic for October – My Five Senses

Essential question: How do our senses help us explore, investigate and understand the world?

Focus questions: What do our eyes help us do?

What do our ears help us do?

What do our noses help us do?

What can we learn about things by touching them?

 Octoer 12 – Columbus Day- school is closed.

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We will start off with sight and hearing. Please have the following items home for class projects and assignments.

supplies to have handy 10/5 

Watching how to make Make ice cream –
milk half and half zip lock bagHearing
Making Music instruments – beans and plastic cups and tapePaint with sound – paint brushes with bells attached.We will have so much fun this month with our senses.
 

 

 

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– Welcome to all are families and children.

Unit Topic for September- Welcome to Pre-k

Essential question: What is Pre-k?

Focus questions: What will I learn?
What do I bring to my classroom community?
Who are the people in my classroom community?
Who else is in my center/school?

Read to your child to foster a love for reading.

  • What your child will need for the fall; fitted sheet (toddler size), blanket or sheet, change of clothing, folder and schoolbag. Everything should be labeled with your child’s name and placed in a clear plastic bag.
  • I will be utilizing Class Dojo to communicate information throughout the school year. I have sent email/text invites. If you haven’t done so, please connect to our class. ( class code: VTOJSJ)

 

 

 

 

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Transformation

Essential Question
What is transformation and how do things change?

Focus Questions •
What changes around me?
• How can objects change? •
What kinds of change happen in nature? • How will I continue to change and grow?

Please continue to check class dojo daily for updates and class assignments

Unit Topic: Transformation

Essential Question

What is transformation and how do things change?

Focus Questions

• What changes around me?

• How can objects change?

• What kinds of change happen in nature?

• How will I continue to change and grow?

 

** Please continue to check Class Dojo daily for class updates 

 

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Unit Topic:
Babies

Essential Question
What are babies?

Focus Questions
1• What do human babies need?
2• What can we learn about animal babies?*
3. How do babies change?

 

 

 

 

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Unit Topic: Plants

How do plants grow and why are they important?

Focus Questions What are plants? 

What do plants need and where do we find them? 

What are some different kinds of plants?

• Why are plants important?

Here are some of the highlights of the month: Please continue to check our class dojo page for class work and important information School close for spring recess, classes will resume 4/20

We are so proud of everyone so work keep it up. We miss you!!!!

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unit Topic:
Light

Essential Question
How and why do we use different kinds of light?
Focus Questions
• What kinds of lights are around us?
• What is darkness?
• How does light help us?
• What are shadows?

 

Please check the class dojo app daily for class activities and updates.