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Science/Social Studies

Instructors
Kelli McMurray
Lisa Quinney
Angie Wilson
Department
Lower School
Terms
Fall Semester

Course Description

Week of Nov. 18- Nov. 22, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
We will be discussing Native Americans and Pilgrims this week.
 
 
 
Week of Oct. 14-18, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Begin unit on Pumpkins and continue with Bats
Daily read stories related to pumpkins and bats
Monday: No school
Tuesday: read pumpkin stories
Wednesday: Discuss seeds of a pumpkin
Thursday: pumpkin craft
Friday- pumpkin activities
 
Week of Sept. 30- Oct. 4, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story

We will complete our apple unit and begin a unit on Fall and Pumpkins
 
 
Week of Sept. 24-Sept. 28, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Apple Unit
We will celebrate Johnny Appleseeds Birthday on Thursday and dress as Johnny Appleseed
 
Week of Sept. 16-Sept. 20, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Apples Unit
Monday: Introduce Apple unit with books on apples
Tuesday: Work on Apple booklet
Wednesday: Seasons of the Apple tree
Thursday: Discuss types of appples
Friday: Discuss Johnny Appleseed
 
 
Week of Sept. 9-Sept. 13, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story

This week we will continue our Community Helpers unit and begin our Unit on Apples
 
Week of Sept. 2- Sept. 6, 201
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Continue Community Helpers Unit
Monday: NO SCHOOL
Tuesday: Discuss Police officer with w/s
Wednesday: Discuss Fireman with w/s
Thursday: Discuss Dentist with w/s
Friday: Discuss Farmers with w/sWee

Week of August 26- August 30, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Manners Unit
Monday: Discuss manners at home
Tuesday: manners at school
Wednesday: table manners
Thursday: setting a table make placemats
Friday: review manners
 
Week of August 19-August 23, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
All About Me and Family Unit
Monday: Discuss Feelings
Begin work on All about Me book and self portrait paperdoll
Tuesday: Discuss family
Draw family portrait
Wednesday: Discuss Differences
Continue All about me book
Thursday: Discuss our roles in a community
Friday: Review self concept and family
Complete all about me paper dolls
 
 
Week of August 12-August 16, 2019

Alabama course of study standards
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
All About Me Unit
Monday
Self Portrait
Tuesday
Discuss How to be a friend 
Work on All about me paper dolls
Read Hunter's Best Friend
Review rules and sharing
Wednesday
How we are alike and different
Discuss people and places around the school
Discuss sharing and making friends
Thursday
Read My Favorite Teacher
Friday
Review stories of the week and school rules

Week of Feb. 4-Feb. 8, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
ELA K.5.1 recall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
 
We will begin our unity on My America and President’s Day
 
Week of Jan. 20- Jan. 25, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
ELA K.5.1 recall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
We will continue our unit on birds this week.
 
 Week of Jan. 7- January 11, 2019
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
We will begin our unit on Birds- Daily we will read books on birds and discuss different types, and their habitats
 
 
Week of Nov. 5- Nov. 9, 2018
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Veteran’s Day and Continue with Turkeys and Thanksgiving
Monday- Discuss Turkeys
Tuesday- No School
Wednesday-Discuss Pilgrims
Thursday - Discuss American symbols
Friday-Make turkey books
 
 
Week of Oct. 29-Nov. 2, 2018
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Complete Unit on Pumpkins and begin Native American Unit
Monday- Discuss Pilgrims- Video on Pilgrims and Indians
Tuesday- Read Squanto
Wednesday- Discuss Types of Indian Houses
Thursday- Indian Poem
Friday- Review Indians
 


 
Week of Oct. 8-Oct. 12, 2018
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Monday- No School- 
Tuesday- No School
Wednesday-Discuss Fall and Bats
Thursday- make bat books
Friday- Review Bat facts
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of August 27- August 31, 2018
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Community Helpers Unit
Monday: Discuss What a Community is and Different Kinds of helpers
Focus on Pastor/Teacher
Tuesday: Discuss Doctors
Wednesday: Discuss Nurse
Thursday: discuss bakers and decorate cupcakes
Friday: mail person and mayor
 
Week of August 20-24, 2018
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story

Manners Unit
Daily read books on manners- ELA K.5.1-ELA K6.1- ELA K6.3
Monday: Discuss manners
Begin work on a manners booklet SS standard 2
Tuesday: Table manners
Place setting worksheet
Wednesday: Please and thank you
continue work on manners booklet
Thursday: manners at school
manners cube worksheet
Friday: review manners
complete manners booklet
 
 
 
 
 
Week of August 6-August 10, 2018

Alabama course of study standards
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
Monday
Read The Kissing Hand
Self Portraits
Introduce school rules
Tuesday
Read Hunter's Best Friend
Review rules and sharing
Wednesday
Read Pete the Cat- Rocking in My School Shoes
Discuss people and places around the school
Discuss sharing and making friends
Thursday
Read My Favorite Teacher
Review rules
Friday
Review stories of the week and school rules
 
 
The month of March
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
ELA K.5.1 recall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
 
We will be learning about Ireland and St. Patrick’s Day this month.  We will also begin our Easter activities and crafts.
 
 
Week of Jan. 29- February 2, 2018
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
ELA K.5.1 recall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
This week we will be working on 100th day of school activities and celebrations
 
 
 Week of Dec. 11- Dec. 15, 2017
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story

This week we will make Christmas ornaments and crafts. Read Christmas Books and Do a Unit on the Polar Express.

***We will have pajama day on Monday, Christmas program during chapel on Wednesday @ 8:00 a.m., our Christmas Party will be from 10:30- 11:30 on Friday.
 
 
 Week of Dec. 4- Dec. 8, 2017
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
This week we will continue our unit on Christmas with crafts, books, and Christmas traditions around the world. We will also be working on our music for the Christmas performance on Wednesday, Dec. 13th during chapel.
 
 






Week of Oct. 23-27, 2017
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story

Monday- 50th day of school activities
Tuesday- Stellaluna and bat activists
Wednesday- Bat booklets
Thursday- Bat activities 
Friday- Discuss the use of scarecrows in gardens
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of March 6- March 10, 2017
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
ELA K.5.1 recall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
This week we will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and have daily activities based on his books.
 
This week will begin our uniting on weather
 
Week of Feb. 27- March 3, 2017
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
ELA K.5.1 recall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
This week we will celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss and have daily activities based on his books.
 
 
Week of Feb. 6- Feb. 10, 2017
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
ELA K.5.1 recall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
Social Studies standard 2- identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
 
This week we will be learning about our 5 senses and working on Valentine's Day projects.
 
We will also work on map skills
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of Nov. 28- Dec. 2, 2016
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
 
This week we will begin our unit on Christmas with crafts, books, and Christmas traditions around the world.  We will also be working on our music for the Christmas performance on Wednesday, Dec. 7th during chapel.
 
Week of Nov. 14- Nov. 18, 2016
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
 
This week we will be working on our Native American Unit to Include the Pilgrims
**We will be making Indian vests, necklaces, and headbands
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Week of Oct. 10-14, 2016
Alabama course of study standards
Social Studies standard 1- Sequence events using schedules, calendars and timelines- Daily during calendar time
Social Studies standard 2- Identify rights and responsibilities of citizens within the family, classroom, school, and community
ELA K.5.1 REcall features of text
ELA K.6.1 Locate the names of the author and illustrator of a story
ELA K.6.3 Identify the author as the person who writes a story
 
Monday- No School
Tuesday- No School
Wednesday- Discuss Christopher Columbus make bag puppet of Columbus
Thursday- Continue Bat study with Stellaluna
Friday- Discuss bats
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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The Lower School is proud to present the following programs in the Lower School Gym as we celebrate the holiday season:

 

Wednesday, November 20th - K3 and K4 will present "We Are Thankful!"  @ 9:30 a.m. (This program will last approximately 15 minutes)

 

Wednesday, December 4th - K5 and 1st will present "A Live Nativity" @ 8:30 a.m. (This program will last approximately 20 minutes)

 

Thursday, December 5th - 2nd and 3rd will present "Elf on the Shelf: The Musical @ 8:30 a.m. (This program will last approximately 25 minutes)

 

Friday, December 6th - 4th and 5th will present "Christmas Around the World" @ 8:30 a.m. (This program will last approximately 30 minutes)

 

IMPORTANT! PLEASE READ!

Please note that the Lower School Gym will open 30 minutes prior to each show. Under no circumstances will guests be allowed to save seats. The only reserved seating allowed is for faculty and administration and those chairs will be marked accordingly. Bags, phones, purses, paper or any other items may not be placed in chairs to save for friends/family members who arrive late. All seats are first come first serve and the only way to ensure you get the seats you want is to be there when the doors open. We will have staff members monitoring to ensure that seats are available for guests upon arrival and we ask that you share this information with anyone who may not be on our school distribution list (grandparents, relatives, friends,etc..).

Thank you for your understanding.