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Book Fair

Our class is scheduled to shop at the book fair on Tuesday, November 14 ,2017 at 2:00 pm.

PLEASE SEND YOUR CHILD’S MONEY IN AN ENVELOPE OR A BAG WITH THEIR NAME ON IT.

Your child is not obligated to buy books from the book fair.

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Upcoming Events

 

11/13 -11/17 Scholastic book fair at school (Family night 15th and 16th)

11/15 Late Start – arrival at 9:35

11/15 Parent Teacher Conferences

11/16 Parent Teacher Conferences

11/17 No School for  Young 5’s

11/21 Up, Up, and Away Assembly

11/22 – 11/26 NO SCHOOL – THANKSGIVING BREAK

11/30 PBIS Celebration – Turkey Bowling

Agenda for the week

 

Reading/writing  We worked on the letter Mm.  Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We are continuing with writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it.   We are learning to stretch our words and write the sounds we here and we are learning to put a period at the end of our sentence. Keep practicing your letters and sounds. I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  DON’T FORGET TO DO READING EGGS AT HOME 3 DAYS A WEEK. I will be giving “hoots” to students who do Reading Eggs at home.  We are learning about characters and setting in our stories.

 

Math   We are working on numbers from 0-10. Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.  We are working on counting to 20. We are learning to show the value of a number in different ways.  We are using our fingers, ten frames and tally marks to represent a number. We are playing math games in math workshop to help us learn numbers and their values.

Social  Studies  We are learning about needs and wants. We made a turkey to show what we are grateful for this Thanksgiving.

Science  We are learning about different kinds of weather.  Next week, we will become weather watchers and forecasters.

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only healthy snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN CANDY OR CHIPS FOR SNACK.

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Upcoming Events

11/6 Field trip money and permission slip due

11/6 School Shirt Order Due

11/7 NO SCHOOL! Election Day

11/9 Parent Teacher Conference Day

11/10 Picture Re-take Day

11/13 -11/17 Scholastic book fair at school (Family night 15th and 16th)

11/15 Late Start – arrival at 9:35

11/15 Parent Teacher Conferences

11/16 Parent Teacher Conferences

11/17 No School for  Young 5’s

11/21 Up, Up, and Away Assembly

11/22 – 11/26 NO SCHOOL – THANKSGIVING BREAK

11/30 PBIS Celebration – Turkey Bowling

 

 

 

Agenda for the week

 

Reading/writing  We worked on the letter Nn.  Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We are continuing with writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it.   We are learning to put a finger space  between words and we are learning to put a period at the end of our sentence. Keep practicing your letters and sounds. I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  DONT FORGET TO DO READING EGGS AT HOME 3 DAYS A WEEK. I will be giving “hoots” to students who do Reading Eggs at home.

 

Math   We are working on numbers from 0-10. Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.  We are working on counting to 20. We are learning to show the value of a number in different ways.  We are using our fingers, ten frames and tally marks to represent a number.

Social  Studies  We are learning about needs and wants.  We are making charts about what our needs and wants.

Science  We learned about forces and push and pull.  We did some experiments with cars and blocks to demonstrate forces, push and pull.

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only healthy snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN CANDY OR CHIPS FOR SNACK.

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News From Mrs. Vensko’s Room

Upcoming Events

10/24 PBIS Celebration (school-wide bingo)

10/26 Pumpkin Patch (Thank you PTA)

10/31 Costume Parade (all families welcome to parade at 2:30)

Agenda for the week

Reading/writing  We worked on the letter Bb. We are learning to identify the upper and lowercase letter and make the sound of Bb.  . Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We began writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it. Students should be practicing identifying the letters of the alphabet. Students should be able to make the sound of each letter.  I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  Please have your child work on reading eggs at least 3 days a week. We did a R.A.N strategy. R.A.N stands for reading and analyzing nonfiction.  We read nonfiction stories about spiders and picked out key facts about spiders.  We wrote an interesting fact and labeled the parts of a spider.  DONT FORGET TO DO READING EGGS AT HOME 3 DAYS A WEEK.

 

Math   We continue to work on shapes and numbers 0-5. Your student should be able to identify the number and show me how many for each number 0-5. Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.

Social  Studies  We are learning about how to be a good citizen.  We are learning to share and take our turn. We are working on classroom routines and cafeteria behavior.

Science  We learned about spiders and watched videos on how they spin a web. Next we will be learning about pumpkins and push and pull.

 

Folders

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only health snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.

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News From Mrs. Vensko’s Room

Upcoming Events

 

10/17 Costume Bingo for Books by PTA (cafeteria)

10/18 Late Start – arrival 9:35am

10/24 PBIS Celebration (school-wide bingo)

10/26 Pumpkin Patch (Thank you PTA)

10/31 Costume Parade (more information coming home soon)

Agenda for the week

Reading/writing  We worked on the letter Pp. We are learning to identify the upper and lowercase letter and make the sound of Pp.  We learned a poem about  a pig. Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We began writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it. Students should be practicing identifying the letters of the alphabet. Students should be able to make the sound of each letter.  I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  Please have your child work on reading eggs at least 3 days a week.

 

Math   We continue to work on shapes and numbers 0-5. Your student should be able to identify the number and show me how many for each number 0-5.  We will review all the shapes and take a test on Friday, 10-120-17. Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.

Social  Studies  We are learning about how to be a good citizen.  We are learning to share and take our turn.

Science  We  completed our unit on the 5 senses and on apples.  Due to technical difficulties we were unable to make applesauce.

 

Folders

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only health snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.

 

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MATH SEEDS

 

We just received a subscription for math seeds. Access to this program is through readingeggs.com

Login to reading eggs with your child’s same login information as usual and you will see three icons:

Reading Eggs

Reading Eggspress

Math Seeds

Please have your child use Reading Eggs and Math Seeds several times per week. Reading Eggspress is more appropriate for 2nd grade and up.

Math seeds is a wonderful program just like reading eggs that will help your child learn how to count, add, subtract, and much more!

Please integrate reading eggs and math seeds into your nightly routine as a part of your child’s homework!

If you misplaced your child’s reading eggs password, please send me an email and I will be happy to send you that information again.

 

 

 

Upcoming Events

 

10/6 NO SCHOOL for Kindergarten students

10/6 Outdoor Movie Night 6:00pm

10/6 Popcorn orders come home

10/12 Kindergarten Parent Meeting 8:00 – 8:30 (more information to come)

10/13 Half Day – dismissal 11:40

10/17 Costume Bingo for Books by PTA (cafeteria)

10/18 Late Start – arrival 9:35am

10/24 PBIS Celebration (school-wide bingo)

10/26 Pumpkin Patch (Thank you PTA)

10/27 Costume Parade

 

Agenda for the week

 

The children had a great time at the orchard!!!  If you have pictures please email them to me at venskod@dearbornschools.org

 

Reading/writing We are listening to stories and making predictions and asking questions about what will happen next in the story. We worked on the letter Dd.  We learned a poem about  a dragon. Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We began writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it. Students should be practicing identifying the letters of the alphabet. On Monday,  I will be sending home flash cards for the capital and lowercase letters.  You can use them like flash cards, your child can make their name with the cards or you can have them match the capital letter with the lower case letter. Students should be able to make the sound of each letter.  I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  Please have your child work on reading eggs at least 3 days a week.

 

Math   Next week , we will continue to work on shapes and numbers 0-5. We are learning to write and recognize the numbers.  Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.

Social  Studies  We are learning about how to be responsible for ourselves at school.  We are earning “Hoots” for good behavior.

Science  We are continuing our unit on apples. We are going to make apples sauce next week. We learned about what is inside an apple.

 

Folders

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only health snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.

 

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News From Mrs. Vensko’s Room September 25th-29th

 

Upcoming Events

10/2 PBIS Celebration (Float, Fly & Glide — Dress for the weather – Children will be outside for 45 minutes for this activity!)

10/2 – 10/5 School Popcorn Sale

10/3 Field trip to the Apple Orchard

10/6 NO SCHOOL for Kindergarten students

10/6 Outdoor Movie Night 6:00pm

10/6 Popcorn orders come home

10/12 Kindergarten Parent Meeting 8:00 – 8:30 (more information to come)

10/13 Half Day – dismissal 11:40

10/17 Costume Bingo for Books by PTA (cafeteria)

10/18 Late Start – arrival 9:35am

10/24 PBIS Celebration (school-wide bingo)

10/26 Pumpkin Patch (Thank you PTA)

10/27 Costume Parade

Agenda for the week

Reading/writing We are listening to stories and making predictions on what will happen next in the story. We worked on the letter Ee.  We learned a poem about  Eloise the Elephant. Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We began writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it.

 

Math   We began learning about shapes and will continue to work on them next week.

Social  Studies  We are learning the classroom and school rules and practicing being a good citizen at school.

Science  We finished our unit on the 5 senses.  We became scientists today.  We asked questions, made a hypothesis, and did experiments with apples to test our hypothesis.

Folders

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

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Upcoming Events

10/30 Field trip permission slip coming home

10/31 Costume Parade (all families welcome to parade at 2:30)

11/1 Parent Teacher Conference Reminders will be sent home!

11/3 Half Day- dismissal at 11:40 am

11/6 Field trip money and permission slip due

11/6 School Shirt Order Due

11/7 NO SCHOOL! Election Day

11/9 Parent Teacher Conference Day

11/10 Picture Re-take Day

11/13 -11/17 Scholastic book fair at school (Family night 15th and 16th)

11/15 Late Start – arrival at 9:35

11/15 Parent Teacher Conferences

11/16 Parent Teacher Conferences

11/17 No School for Kindergarten

11/21 Up, Up, and Away Assembly

11/22 – 11/26 NO SCHOOL – THANKSGIVING BREAK

11/30 PBIS Celebration – Turkey Bowling

 

 

 

Agenda for the week

 

Reading/writing  We worked on the letter Rr. Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We are continuing with writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it.  The children are starting to stretch and listen to a word then write what letter they hear.  I am so proud of all of them!!! Students should be practicing identifying the letters of the alphabet.  Many of the students are making excellent progress! Keep practicing your letters and sounds. I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  DONT FORGET TO DO READING EGGS AT HOME 3 DAYS A WEEK. I will be giving “hoots” to students who do Reading Eggs at home.

 

Math   We continue to work on shapes and numbers 0-5 .We made jack-o-lanterns with squares, triangles, circles and rectangles. Your student should be able to identify the number and show me how many for each number 0-5. Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.  We are working on patterns and counting to 20. I am giving “hoots” to students who do Math Seeds at home.

Social  Studies  We are learning about how to be a good citizen.  We are learning to share and take our turn. We are working on classroom routines and cafeteria behavior.  We are using puppets to model how to be a good citizen.

Science  We learned about the life cycle of a pumpkin. We read informational books and watched science videos to learn about growing pumpkins.  Ask your child to use their project to explain the life cycle of a pumpkin to you.  Next week will be doing push and pull experiments.

Folders

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only healthy snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.  PLEASE DO NOT SEND IN CANDY OR CHIPS FOR SNACK.

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News From Mrs. Vensko’s Room

Upcoming Events

10/24 PBIS Celebration (school-wide bingo)

10/26 Pumpkin Patch (Thank you PTA)

10/31 Costume Parade (all families welcome to parade at 2:30)

Agenda for the week

Reading/writing  We worked on the letter Bb. We are learning to identify the upper and lowercase letter and make the sound of Bb.  . Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We began writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it. Students should be practicing identifying the letters of the alphabet. Students should be able to make the sound of each letter.  I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  Please have your child work on reading eggs at least 3 days a week. We did a R.A.N strategy. R.A.N stands for reading and analyzing nonfiction.  We read nonfiction stories about spiders and picked out key facts about spiders.  We wrote an interesting fact and labeled the parts of a spider.  DONT FORGET TO DO READING EGGS AT HOME 3 DAYS A WEEK.

 

Math   We continue to work on shapes and numbers 0-5. Your student should be able to identify the number and show me how many for each number 0-5. Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.

Social  Studies  We are learning about how to be a good citizen.  We are learning to share and take our turn. We are working on classroom routines and cafeteria behavior.

Science  We learned about spiders and watched videos on how they spin a web. Next we will be learning about pumpkins and push and pull.

 

Folders

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only health snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.

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News From Mrs. Vensko’s Room

Upcoming Events

 

10/17 Costume Bingo for Books by PTA (cafeteria)

10/18 Late Start – arrival 9:35am

10/24 PBIS Celebration (school-wide bingo)

10/26 Pumpkin Patch (Thank you PTA)

10/31 Costume Parade (more information coming home soon)

Agenda for the week

Reading/writing  We worked on the letter Pp. We are learning to identify the upper and lowercase letter and make the sound of Pp.  We learned a poem about  a pig. Please continue helping your child write their first and last name at home.  We began writer’s workshop and are learning how to draw a picture and label it or write about it. Students should be practicing identifying the letters of the alphabet. Students should be able to make the sound of each letter.  I will be testing the students weekly to see how many letters they can identify.  In order for your child to be ready for kindergarten they must be able to identify all capital and lowercase letters and make the sound of every letter.  Please have your child work on reading eggs at least 3 days a week.

 

Math   We continue to work on shapes and numbers 0-5. Your student should be able to identify the number and show me how many for each number 0-5.  We will review all the shapes and take a test on Friday, 10-120-17. Please  have your child work on Math Seeds 3 days a week.

Social  Studies  We are learning about how to be a good citizen.  We are learning to share and take our turn.

Science  We  completed our unit on the 5 senses and on apples.  Due to technical difficulties we were unable to make applesauce.

 

Folders

Please make sure to empty the green folders each night! It is very difficult and time consuming to locate homework or important notes when the folder is full of papers from the day before. Remember to initial the communication log and feel free to add any notes to me!

Snack   Please remember to send only health snacks like fruit, vegetables, and cheese and crackers.

 

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