Tips to assist grade R:

 
-ask what day it is:
(Today it is Wednesday)
-what the weather is like today (Today it is sunny)
 
-the date
(eg: 15 March 2020) 
 
– sing the song “days of the week” (there are 7days in a week) 
” Their are 7 days ×3
In a week
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday , Saturday”
 
-counting in “1s:
1 to 7
1 to 10
1 to 20
(Pictures are attached)
 
-Reading number words
1- one
2-two
3-three
4-four
5-five
6-six
7-seven 
8-eight 
9-nine 
10-ten 
* learners can use bottle tops or blocks to count*
(Pictures are attached)
 
– write down THE DAYS OF THE WEEK individually on a page and ask them to repeat the word.
Eg: “the word MONDAY”
“the word TUESDAY”
“The word “WEDNESDAY”
“The word “THURSDAY “
“The word “FRIDAY”
“The word “SATURDAY”
“The word “SUNDAY”
(Pictures are attached)
 
-know colors 
Eg: yellow , red , blue , green etc….
 
-know shapes
Eg: circle , square , triangle, rectangle etc..
 
(Pictures are attached)
 
RYHMES 
* Hickory Dickory Dock
*one two three four five
*Little Miss Muffet
*Five little Monkeys jumping on the bed
*5 little ducks went out one day
*I’m a little Teapot 
(Pictures are attached)
 
– learn basic phonics , identification of sounds.
Eg: A for Apple
B for Ball
C for Cat
D for Dog
(Practice the next set of letters once learners can confidently say them all)
(Pictures are attached)
 
 
 
*Practice writing skills:
 
– let them trace and write their name and age 
(please let them continue practicing writing their names)
 
*REPEAT ABOVE EVERYDAY*
 
– On an A4 white page let them do creative writing where they can draw.
A picture of:
Eg: -My home(draw a picture of your house )
-My family(draw a picture of you and your family in your house)
-Senses( draw a picture of themselves 
and identify the body parts that is part of senses. Eg: ears for hearing , nose for smelling , eyes for sight)
-weather (draw a picture of the weather today)
safety (draw a picture of traffic lights)
 
*REMEMBER TO COLOUR EACH DRAWING*
 
-Teach them their personal information 
Eg: Name 
Surname
Age
Address
Birthdate.
 
TIP: REPETITION IS KEY
ALWAYS REPEAT ATLEAST 3 TIMES
AND ALLOW LEARNERS TO SAY IT
ON THEIR OWN.
 
 
PHYSICAL ACTIVITIES 
Learner is able to:
 
*Throw ,bounce ,roll , pass and catch ball
*identify body parts (sing and do actions: head , shoulders knees and toes )
*Balance (use any straight surface or item to balance. Rope , board etc)
*know the difference between right and left (use your body parts.eg right arm , left arm)
*PrePositions identification: eg: on top, at the bottom , into, next to and behind ( you can use a box for this activity)
 
PRACTICE HYGIENE 
Good habits of cleanliness:
 
*wash hands with soap 20 seconds 
*cough and sneeze using your arm (in your arm) 
 
 
 

Grade R educator 

Miss Arnoldus