End of the Year Celebration

Today we will be having our End of Year Celebration.

Parents are invited to come to our classroom (Room 110) at 2:30 for a short celebration for our Kindergarten students.

Each student will read some writing that they have prepared.   We will end with some songs.

Please DO NOT bring any food.   We are not allowing any food in the classrooms.

The children have all grown so much during the year.   I have really enjoyed getting to know all of them and their parents!

ABC Count Down

Monday June 4th

Read a shirt day!

Wear a shirt with words we can read together.

Tuesday, June 5th

Silly sock/silly shoe day

Wear silly socks or shoes to school

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Wednesday, June 6th

Thank you day

We will write a thank you to someone who has done something special for us.

Thursday, June 7th

Uniform day

Wear a team uniform or jersey

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Friday, June 8th

Vigorous Exercise day

We will exercise today and have lots of fun!

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IMPORTANT UPCOMING EVENT

We are having an end of the year kindergarten celebration.  We do NOT have a kindergarten graduation.  Instead we invite parents to come to school and watch a short presentation done by the kindergarten students to celebrate their accomplishments.

You are invited!!!

What:  End of Year Kindergarten Celebration

When:   Monday, June 11th

Time:     2:30 to 3:15

Where:  Room 110

May 29th Newsletter

  Kindergarten Weekly News     

Hello Kindergarten Families! Happy 35th week of Kindergarten! We can’t believe we only have 3 weeks left! Your children have made so much growth this year and looking more and more like first graders!

Please help your child login to Clever to access MyOn. Daily homework is the following: 20 minutes on MobyMax and myOn, work from math bag, reading books from reading bag and practicing sight words.

There will be no school on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day! We are thankful for all the men and women who gave so much for our country.

                                                       

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The ABC Countdown continues!

Tuesday: N- ! We will play number bingo!  Wednesday: O- We will go outside and read!! Thursday: P – We will enjoy a picnic outside (bring a blanket). Friday: Q- We will use our quick feet for racing!

 

Spelling: We have completed all word family spelling tests!!! We will be reviewing sight words until the end of the school year.

Reading: We are practicing many reading strategies. We will compare and contrast characters and activities in familiar books. In addition, we will practice looking for prefixes and suffixes. (ex. wonder ful, happi ness, harm less, slow ly)

Math: We will find different ways to make a number. (Ex: 5 = 2+3 and 5 = 4+1) We will also be identifying 3D shapes. Please be looking for 3D shapes all around!

Science: We will continue our science explorations. This week we are still focusing on Living and Nonliving. We will be looking for living things outside. This is something you can do at home.

Social Studies: We will continue to identify American Symbols. This week we will focus on the Liberty Bell and the Bald Eagle.

Writing: This week we will continue with our narrative writing. We will write a story about something that has happened in our lives with a beginning, middle and end. Our stories will have characters with a problem and solution. Please practice writing sentences with your child each day. Be sure they are using finger spaces between words, stretching for sounds, and using sight words correctly.

Thank you for all you do!

May 21st Newsletter

Hello Kindergarten Families! Happy 34th week of Kindergarten! Please help your child login to Clever to access MyOn. Daily homework is the following: 20 minutes on MobyMax and myOn, work from something in math bag, reading books from reading bag and practicing sight words.

We will be taking the Reading part of the NWEA this week. Please make sure your child gets a good night sleep and a healthy breakfast.

There will be no school on Friday, May 25th. We wish all who are observing a very happy beginning of Ramadan!

There will be no school on Monday, May 28th in observance of Memorial Day! We are thankful for all the men and women who gave so much for our country.

 

The ABC Countdown continues!

Monday: J – We will dance as we pump up the jam!  Tuesday: K- ! We will play kick the ball. Wednesday: L- We will pick our lollipops! Thursday: M – We will enjoy watching a movie in our classroom!

Spelling: Here are the words for this week. Please be sure to help your child practice EVERYDAY! The test is on next FRIDAY! Your child will be tested on three word family words and three sight words. * We will also give your child a “cold word” to spell. This is a word that follows the pattern of the word family. (an ex. is flag )

  1. bag
  2. tag
  3. rag
  4. had
  5. make
  6. say

Reading: We are practicing many reading strategies. We will compare and contrast characters and activities in familiar books. In addition, we will practice looking for prefixes and suffixes. (ex. pre view, pre school, re do, re wind, un known, un happy). Please practice your sight words: (These are words your child needs to recognize and read by sight.)  

Math: We will continue learn about place value as we compose and decompose teen numbers. (ex. 16 is one group of 10 and 6 extra ones). We will also be identifying 3D shapes. Please be looking for 3D shapes all around!

Science: We will continue our science explorations. This week we are still focusing on Living and Nonliving. We will be looking for living things outside. This is something you can do at home.

Social Studies: We will continue to identify American Symbols. This week we will focus on the Statue of Liberty and Bald Eagle.

Writing: This week we will return to narrative writing. We will write a story about something that has happened in our lives with a beginning, middle and end. Our stories will have characters with a problem and solution. Please practice writing sentences with your child each day. Be sure they are using finger spaces between words, stretching for sounds, and using sight words correctly.

Thank you for all you do!

May 14th Newsletter

Hello Kindergarten Families! Happy 33rd week of Kindergarten! Please help your child login to Clever to access MyOn. Daily homework is the following: 20 minutes on MobyMax and myOn, work from something in math bag, reading books from reading bag and practicing sight words.

We will be NWEA testing the next 2 weeks. Please make sure your child gets a good night of sleep and a healthy breakfast.

The ABC Countdown continues!

Monday: E – We will have extra recess! Tuesday: F- Flag Day! Wear red, white, and blue. Wednesday: G- Game day! Thursday: H- Wear a hat to school!  Friday: I Ice Pop Day!

Monday, May 14th is Field Day!!! Kindergarten is from 9:00 to 10:45!

Wednesday, May 16th is Late Start. School will begin at 9:30.

Spelling: Here are the words for this week. Please be sure to help your child practice EVERYDAY! The test is on FRIDAY! Your child will be tested on three word family words and three sight words. * We will also give your child a “cold word” to spell. This is a word that follows the pattern of the word family. (an ex. is Sam)

  1. jam
  2. ram
  3. am
  4. her
  5. they
  6. help

Reading: We are practicing many reading strategies. We will continue to identify reasons an author gives for supporting details about a topic. We will also continue to practice identifying similarities and differences between two texts on the same topic. In addition, we will practice flipping the vowel sound in words. (ex. the o on hop is short o, but the o in hope is long o and says its name.) Please practice all introduced sight words: (These are words your child needs to recognize and read by sight.)  

Math: We will continue learn about place value as we compose and decompose teen numbers. (ex. 16 is one group of 10 and 6 extra ones). We will also continue to take computation tests on addition and subtraction up to 5. Please practice math facts.

Science: We will continue our science explorations. This week we will learn all about Birds!

Social Studies: We will begin learning about American Symbols. This week we will focus on the USA Flag.

Writing: This week we will practice informational writing about the Symbols of America. We will be writing three facts about the flag. Please practice writing sentences with your child each day. Be sure they are using finger spaces between words, stretching for sounds, and using sight words correctly.

Thank you for all you do!

May 7th Newsletter

Hello Kindergarten Families! Happy 32nd week of Kindergarten! Please help your child login to Clever to access MyOn. Daily homework is the following: 20 minutes on MobyMax and myOn, work from something in math bag, reading books from reading bag and practicing sight words. Hi

The ABC Countdown begins!

Tuesday: A – Bring an apple from home for snack. Wednesday: B- Bring a stuffed animal. Thursday: C- Cookie Day! Friday:D- Draw a picture day!

Wednesday, May 9th is the Ethnic Dinner from 5:00 to 7:00.

Friday, May 11th is Field Day!!!

Spelling: Here are the words for this week. Please be sure to help your child practice EVERYDAY! The test is on FRIDAY! Your child will be tested on three word family words and three sight words. * We will also give your child a “cold word” to spell. This is a word that follows the pattern of the word family. (an ex. is stub)

  1. cub
  2. tub
  3. rub
  4. has
  5. big
  6. that

Reading: We are practicing many reading strategies. We will practice identifying similarities and differences between two texts on the same topic. In addition, we will practice flipping the vowel sound in words. (ex. the o on hop is short o, but the o in hope is long o and says its name.) Please review all given sight words: (These are words your child needs to recognize and read by sight.)  

Math: We will continue  addition and subtraction story problems.

Example:  I had 3 apples and my mom gave me 3 more. How many apples do I have in all?     3+3=6

  I had 7 cookies and ate 3 of them. How many cookies do I have left?     7-3=4

Science: We will continue our science explorations on birds. We are learning about living and non-living!

Social Studies: We will continue learning about natural resource and how we use them.

Examples include: tree/wood   lakes/water

Writing: This week we will continue our informational writing about animals. We will write three facts about animal as we practice starting our sentences in different ways. We will answer the following questions; What does your animal look like? Where does your animal live?  What does your animal eat? You will be notified on the animal your child chose to research. Please help them find information at home for their animal too. We will be using informational books in class. Please practice writing sentences with your child each day. Be sure they are using finger spaces between words, stretching for sounds, and using sight words correctly.