Thursday, January 21, 2010

Corbyn's 1st Term Plans 2010

Corbyn will be basically following what Moran and Myffwyn will be doing but join in as he wants too.
Some things are required that are 'family oriented,' but he is free to come and go as he pleases.

Morning Learning: over Breakfast
- 24 Family Ways
- Book of Virtues: read a story
- Bible Story
- Saint of the Day
- Daily Intentions
- Singing Hymns

Lunch Learning- Read aloud over lunch

Evening- Read Picture Bible, Bedtime Bag Books, Chapter book and Rosary

Prayer Pegs: Morning Prayer, Angelus, 3 o'clock prayer, Rosary, Night prayers

Big Kid little Kids time 30 mins daily

Along the Alphabet Path
Plans for the week on this- still trialing this format.

Simply Numbers- Shoelace Books
A First Lesson in Numbers-Benjamin Greenleaf
Gnomes and Numbers- Serendipity
story problems
Counting, by 1, 10 5, 2 up to100 eventually
counting games- snakes and ladders, ludo, monopoly junior, dominoes, lotto,
dice adding up numbers
counting things, grouping things like shells, bears, acorns
use the 'mind' games we have like Camelot Junior etc
recognise the numerals and the amount of the numeral
measurement using a ruler

Poetry- not written just oral recitation and I write out and Corbyn will illustrate
- Rhymes for Annie Rose: Shirley Hughes
- A Child's Garden of verses: RL Stevenson

Virtue training-
-Bible stories- narrate and draw. I will copy her narration and she can copy a sentence and then move on to a paragraph
- Catholic Children's Treasure Box: Maryknoll Sisters
-Once upon a Time Saints: Ethel Pochocki
-Little Suzy Stories: Elizabeth Prentiss
-Mary's White League Level 1: Ann Frost
- CGS presentations- Home Catechises: Moira Farrell
-Catholic Mosaic: Cay Gibson
Use the monthly ideas for working in the Liturgical Notebook

Preparatin for Mass on Sunday:
Mummy read the readings and these books
Saints and Feast Days -Sisters of Notre Dame
Companion to the Calendar - Mary Ellen Hynes
Celebrating the Gospels - Gaynell Cronin

Read Aloud to little Ones ~
The Orphelines- Natalie Savage Carlson
Milly Molly Mandy -Joyce Lankester Brisley

THESE MAY BE USED LATER unsure I am going to format them yet ~
Before Five in a Row - Jane Claire Lambert
Five in a Row - Jane Claire Lambert
The Frances Study Guide: Valerie Bent

Making the Most of the Pre School Years - Valerie Bent; for extra activities

Australian Wildlife - Sharon Mengerson

Lent a Journey Towards Easter -Lap Books for Catholics

Life Skills:
Ball games and skills - throwing, catching, kicking rolling, aiming for baskets etc
using the balance beam
trampoline tricks
skipping and balancing
Telling Time - clock with movable hands

Lunch Sports - aka play for little ones

Sports - Term 1- Volley ball

Nature note book- 2 times a week

Music Appreciation -
Term 1- Vivaldi, Strauss, Beethoven, Bach
2 weeks per composer: listen to Vox Music Master series on each composer and then the rest of the time listen to music while doing jobs and in free time if want to.

from basic notes I have printed out
sign with me cheat sheet
Australian version
I can't find the original one I saved, hopefully soon

We will be reducing the DVD watching dramatically and having a selection of books, games and activities on hand for 'needy' children.

Bed time Routine- From Amy Caroline ( we will try this and see how it goes)

After dinner baths and into Pj's
Family read aloud and prayer time
Mummy get snack ready - warm milk with cinnamon and toast with honey.
Teeth and toilet time
Go to Mummy and Daddy's room, candles have been lit and crawl in under covers and read Bedtime bag books.
Special Mummy prayers: the ones I say with them every night and Guardian Angel and own little prayers.
Blow out candles and go to own beds


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