Week of February 11, 2019

This week we will learn about….

Reading: -identifying the problem and solution in the story, Roses are Red

Math: -compose and decompose to 5 by using number bonds

Social Studies: -our past and the past of historical figures

Science/Writing:-the affects winter weather has on animals

Spelling Updates:

First of all, I would like to say how proud I am of our students!  They are doing a great job at our sight words and our word families.   During our district Kindergarten meeting, spelling guidelines were discussed and clarified.  Therefor, beginning this Thursday, Feb. 14 the following changes will occur concerning our sight word and word families:

    1. students will need to only read the selected sight words (continuing to practice writing the sight words is still a great idea)
    2. students will be asked to spell  6 words from the given word pattern : 3 warm (words practiced in class)                       3 cold (words to be built from prior knowledge beginning sounds and word pattern)

Spelling Words:

-et word pattern (met, set, pet)

Week of February 4, 2019

This week we will:

Reading:  read “Wooway for Wadney Wat”, we will use strategies such as predicting to gauge our comprehension of the story

Writing/Science:  continue to discuss how the weather affects us during the winter

Math:  finish up our Module 3

Social Studies: discuss places that we go

 

Important reminders:  No SCHOOL Friday January 8, 2019 for Kindergarten only.

 

Spelling words:

can, my, is, on, fan, can, tan

Week of January 29, 2019

This week we learn:

Reading:  -to ask and answer questions to make predictions about the story, Tacky the Penguin

Math: -about comparing numbers/amounts

Science and Writing- how weather affects us and animals

Social Studies:  about the places we go

Spelling words:

1.at 2.see 3.like 4.the 5.cat 6.bat 7.sat

Important Reminders

February 8, 2019: NO SCHOOL for Kindergarten only

Week of January 22, 2019

This week we will learn….

Reading:  -about the main idea and key details of  an informational text

Math: -match quantities and compare by using less/few or more/greater

Writing/Science: how weather affects us and write about these changes

Social Studies:  -what makes each of us unique

Spelling for the week of January 29, 2019

1.at

2.the

3.see

4.like

5.fat

6.cat

7.rat

8.mat

Students will be assessed on Fridays or the end of the week.  Students will be asked to build the words with magnet letters or write them on whiteboards. After a couple of weeks we will begin writing our words in a traditional spelling test.  Students will be tested on all of the sight words 1-4 and 3 of the others.  Please feel free to email me or call me with any questions.

Important Reminders

-report cards will be sent home

-no school for Kindergarten only on February 8

Week of January 7, 2019

Happy New Year!!

 

This week in ….

Math: we will learn about area of space

Reading: we will use strategies like visualizing to help us read

Science and Writing: we will learn about seasons and use that information to write facts about the different seasons

Social Studies: we will learn about the past and present

Important Reminders

January 18, 2019 -1/2 day

January 21, 2019 – no school

January 22, 2019 – 1/2 day

 

Week of December 12, 2018

This week we will……

Math: learn about measurement.  We can describe the length of an object.

Reading: identify the main idea of the Gingerbread Man story

Social Studies: learn about trading. We will trade beads to make a necklace that we want.

Science: learn about the sun

Writing: write facts about the sun, shadow, and the moon

Important Reminders

Tuesday 12-11-18 Yoga for kindergarteners

Wednesday 12-12-18 Late start

Friday 12-14-18 NO SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTENERS ONLY

Week of December 3, 2018

This week we will …..

Reading:  Ask and answer questions to make predictions and connections about the story Bear Snores On

Social Studies:  focus on our role as a consumer buying goods and services

Writing:  write our opinion about certain services such as nursing, teaching, etc.

Math: finish our unit on 2d and 3d shapes and begin our unit on measurement

Science: focus on the role of the sun and shadows

 

Important Reminders

-Wednesday December 12, Late Start

-Friday, December 14, No school for kindergarten only!

Week of November 26, 2018

Welcome Back!  I hope everyone enjoyed our min-break:)

This week we will focus on the following :

Math: finding and describing flat shapes: triangles, squares, rectangles, circles

Reading: Identifying maid idea of the story, Wemberly Worried

Social Studies: Identifying wants and needs

Writing:  Opinion, I really need______________

Science:  The sun warms are planet.

Important reminders:

-students must be dressed appropriately for gym: gym shoes and no jeans Gym days: Monday and Wednesday

-students need a heavy coat, hat, gloves and boots

-Late start Wednesday December 12, 2018

-No school for Kindergarten only on December 14, 2018

Week of November 12, 2018

This week we will focus on the following:

Math:  End of Module 1 assessment

Reading:  Making predictions about the story, Turkey Trouble

Social Studies: Identifying the differences between our wants and needs

Writing: Our needs for the winter

Science:  Weather

Important Reminders:

-Conferences on Tuesday and Thursday (Please check Class Dojo for times)

-No school November 21-23

-November 20: We will have a Thanksgiving feast at school:)

Week of October 29, 2018

This week we will….

Math: answer the question what is one more than —-?

Reading:  Describe a character from the story, Scaredy Squirrel

Social Studies: Identify wants and needs

Writing: Narrative-writing about something we really want

Science: Learning about weather

 

Reminders

-pumpkin patch at school tomorrow

-Halloween parade at school at 2 p.m

-1/2 day on Friday November 2

-Social studies night November 1 5;00-6:30

-No school on November 6