Sunday, September 19, 2010

"Community Helpers" and "Letter Pp"

This week our letter was P!  We had a blast learning all about this letter!

Polka-dot P

Illustrating our P sentence in our journals, "Polly Pig plays ping-pong in a puddle."

Peacock P

Great P books!

Letter P Party - Decorated with our polka-dotted P's, P snacks, pizza, popcorn, pretzels and Pepsi, served on polka-dot plates with polka-dot napkins.  "P"erfect!

"P" Show and Tell
Pink polka dot poodle puppy, penguin, pumpkin

Purple transformer, purple hat, pink pig

Pink pillow, panda, pencil

We all wore purple on Friday to celebrate a great week of learning about P, we even danced to the fun song "Purple People Eaters!"  Watch the video to check out the purple people dancing!!

Our thematic unit this week was "Community Helpers." We learned about the important jobs these people have in our town.

Doctor's hats and bags

We learned all about community helpers from Annie and Moby at

Tool Belts

One of the most fun activities was the Community Helper Puppet Show.  The students put on a puppet show and told about the important jobs of the various community helpers.

Great books!

To conclude our week about community helpers, many community helpers from our town came to visit us at school.  They shared with us about their jobs and how they help us and our families in our community.

Police Officer and police dog, Oex

Fireman and his cool fire truck!

Paramedic and ambulance

Emergency Management Team


Search and rescue dog

Power Company
Wow!! What a busy and fun week!!

Student of the Week: Abby

Coming Up...
Phonics: Aa
Math: Topic 4 - Numbers 0-5
Thematic Unit: Fall

Tuesday, September 21 - School Picture Day - Students may wear any top they choose (does not have to be within the guidelines of the school dress code); however their bottoms (pants, shorts, skirt) must be in compliance with the school dress code.

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