Enjoy your break!
A homework packet for the break came home today. Please complete and return on Monday.
2 days of school this week!
Reading: we will read stories and identify the main characters. We will use the text and pictures as evidence to support what is happening to the character.
Writing: We will write about what we are thankful for. We will create a web of ideas and use the sentence frame: I am thankful for__.
Sight words: review all we have learned:
Letters of the week: Xx, Jj
Math: we will learn about tally marks. We will practice counting by 10’s to 100, count by 5’s to 100.
Social Studies: We will discuss what people need to live:
Science: We will continue to graph the November weather.
Reminders: No school Wednesday November 22-Friday, November 24, 2017. Students will return to school Monday, November 27.
Have a wonderful holiday and break!
Please practice daily on counting 1-100 orally.
Please practice number writing 1-30. If you can go higher, GREAT!
Please practice counting backward from 20-0.
Please practice counting by 10’s to 100
Please practice counting by 5’s.
Please practice the name of shapes 2-d/3-d.
If you need help her are some great sites to practice with:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0TgLtF3PMOc > count by 1’s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7stosHbZZZg >> count by 10’s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=amxVL9KUmq8 >count by 5’s
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=srPktd4k_O8 >>count 20-0
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aRCt9Ch7oR0 >2-d shapes
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=guNdJ5MtX1A >3-d shapes
Games to help with numbers:
http://www.free-training-tutorial.com/ordering-numbers-games.html >> sequencing numbers
There are some challenging games for those who can achieve higher! Have fun!!!! Enjoy!
There is a precautionary letter about lice sent home today.
WE DO NOT HAVE LICE IN OUR CLASS.
This is just a letter sent to the whole school as information, so please do not panic.
Four day week this week! No school on Friday, November 17th for Kindergarten only. Late start on Wednesday too!!
Reading:We will be reading the First Thanksgiving; Celebrating Thanksgiving; Its Thanksgiving; Fluffy’s Thanksgiving
Strategy: Identifying the main idea and recording it.
Letters of the week: Ee, Ww
Sight words of the week: red, yellow, blue
Here are some songs to help with spelling and reading them:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xTus18ko370 >>>>yellow song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sMfkODJw30M >>>>red song
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I6ILheTtuq4 >>>> blue song
Writing:We will continue to write about turkeys. Last week we wrote about what turkeys have. This week, we will write about what turkeys can do. This is all descriptive informational writing. If your child struggled with last weeks writing, they will practice more this week. We will also write a book about what we are thankful for.
Math: We will review 2-d, 3-d shapes. We will also practice composing numbers (adding) using number sentences, manipulatives and number bonds.
Science: We will explore the weather conditions and continue to graph November weather.
Social Studies: We will discuss economics in kindergarten. We will discuss what a person needs to live:
Wow! November already….. I just can not believe it!
We are focusing on this week:
Reading: We ware wrapping our friends unit up with how to problem solve. We will be reading Simon & Molly plus Hester; Helping Hands, Little Red Hen; The turtle and the sheep. Each story will have a problem and solution. Our task is to find out each one and draw/sketch/write it out.
Strategy to focus: Identify the problem and solution of a story
Sight words of the week: it, is, have
Letters of the week: Bb, Zz
Writing: We will start informational writing this week. We will be writing an informational piece about Turkeys. This week we will focus on its characteristics (descriptive writing) Our sentence stem will be: Turkeys have__. Turkeys can__. We will create a web to help guide our writing. Your child will be expected to write 2 or more sentences with guidance. The sight words introduced this week and the sight words introduced in the past will help with this task.
Examples include: Turkeys have beaks. Turkeys have wings. Turkeys have feathers etc.
Math: We will learn about 2-d, 3-d shapes. Please refer to below example:
We will also learn about number bonds. These are numbers when they are combined (composed) make a certain number. This is also referred to as 2 parts equal one whole. We will also write addition number sentences to match. Please refer to example below:
****Math homework Wednesday!
Science: We will explore weather further this week. We will create a group of weather conditions and label them. We will graph the weather daily. Types of weather to know:
Thank you and have a great week!
Reading: We will be reading stories about friends: Friends all around; The mouse and the lion; Big Red Barn; Poems about Friends.
Comprehension: Retell- Identify: Beginning, Middle, End
Accuracy: Identify: Beginning Sounds, syllables/word parts (through clapping)
Fluency: Identify: letters, sight words
Expanding vocabulary: Concepts of print: front/back cover, word by word matching, spacing between words, where to begin reading, identify title, author, illustrator, opinion, narrative.
Letters of the week: Hh, Ii
Sight words of the week: go, to
Writing: We will be continuing narrative writing using the new sight words this week. Our sentence stem will be: I can go to the ___.
Math: Number racks!! We will learn that this is a math tool. We will use it in our learning of adding with in 10, counting and to build automacity and numeracy. This will be another modality to assist in counting. I will teach when and how to stop and start counting using the racks. We will write addition number sentences to match. Homework on Wednesday.
Social Studies: We will discuss ways to get along by creating webs and sentence stems: I can be responsible by__. I can be fair by __. I can solve a problem by __.
Have a great week!