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Mrs Wirag's Classroom

Welcome to CLASS 2's Early Years Classroom

"Play gives children a chance to practice what they are learning"~ Mr. Rogers
Class 2 will be focusing on academic, social and personal development in a structured learning environment as well as through various forms of play. We will be learning to work with some independence and how to work and participate in small and large groups. Centres, whether it is Math, Science or Art related, will give us opportunities to physically explore things and to discover things when manipulating them. Our room is a calm and safe place for the students to thrive and grow individually and as a community. Safety and creativity will be a major focus this year. Safety, to ensure our students are in a clean and healthy environment with personal hand washing and disinfection. Creativity and teamwork is important in supporting our early years program, to provide engaging and enriching individual and small group learning opportunities. We can't wait to see all our friends in Class 2! 

Mrs. Wirag

Class 2 Daily  Schedule

9:00- 9:05 Classroom routine- bathroom, attendance, news from home, hand washing

9:05-9:35  Center Activities

9:35-10:20 - Literacy/Numeracy/Communication Focused Circletime

10:20-10:55 TELL Literacy Program and Sound Wall Building

10:55-11:25 Movement and Music (in gym or outdoors) 

11:30-12:30   Lunch/Lunch recess

12:30-1:00   Guided Play

1:00-1:30 Small Group Develomental Learning Groups

1:30-2:10 Robotics with Literacy/Math focus

2:10- 3:00 The Arts with Miss T

3:00 -Hometime dismissal 

Mrs Wirag, Miss April and  Miss Rabiya
Mrs Wirag, Miss April and Miss Rabiya
Class 2
Class 2

What We Are Learning

September - Welcome Friends! We have settled quickly into school and are having so much fun learning about each other and ourselves. Our class has enjoyed outdoor learning and have so many nature objects - sticks, walnuts, acorns, leaves. We are exploring and comparing these objects with all their different sizes, colours and shapes. We have used these natural treasures to write namecards and to make number line cards. Our class was so lucky to drive the mottorized Mini Coop in the gym and we are learning to go/stop and turn left/right. Buckle in for a fantastic year of learning ahead!
October - Fall offered some many wonderful natural objects and beautiful colours to explore. We measured, weighed, compared and counted gourds, pine cones, leaves and apples. We also used these objects that we found outside to make a classroom number line. Jumping in the big pile of colourful leaves was a blast. Our class also finished Brown Bear, Brown Bear. We can't wait to share our classroom version with you!
November - We have been enjoying some wonderful centres this month - some find the letters in the beans, exploring everyday items of various shapes, making poppy pins and a poppy mural. Class 2 also took advantage of the nice weather by going on nature walks to collect objects (sticks, pinecones, branches, etc) to use as we learn to sort and count back in the classroom. We started our new book, I Went Walking and met new colourful animals in the story. Next month will be filled with holidays and celebrations with some yummy treats and fun activities! 
December/January  Run, run as fast as you can! We made gingerbread cookies and sent some home before the winter break and when we came back we made life size gingerbread people. In order to decorate the cookies and the life size versions, we practiced our OT goals (cutting, colouring, glueing), made choices and had loads of fun! We also worked on literacy skills with reading the popular children's tale, A Gingerbread Man. We created and explored with some process art for our winter scapes and made snowmen with t6he letters of our names. Hibernation was another learning focus, as we learned about why and where animals hibernate in the winter. Lots of stories, song and games helped us understand hibernation. We all loved Hibernation day in the cave without stuffed animals :)
February- We had a lot of fun reading Go Away Big Green Monster- making our own monsters and making another Class 2 book. Our class glow in the dark aquarium and 4 fish are doing well! Some of our friends love going to watch the fish or to find and count them. Using fish crackers to count in our tens frames has also been fun and yummy! Class 2 is looking forward to the warmer weather so we can continue our outdoor learning:)