Dec
2019

Kindergarten Weekly News

        

Hello Kindergarten Families!  Happy 16h week of kindergarten! December has arrived and the  weather is much colder! Please be sure to send your child with a coat, hat, and gloves everyday and please label these items. 

REMINDERS:

Scholastic Book Fair is this week!

Late Start – Wednesday, December 18th. See you at 9:30am

December 23th – January 5th is Winter Break!

Please remember to put the items your child brings home in their reading and math bags back into the bags when you are done using them. The children are bringing home books and sight word cards to practice. Please help your child be responsible with these learning tools. These bags contain homework items for your child. Please work with these items for 20 minutes each day. ☺

Homework: Practice letters, books, and sight words in your child’s reading bags. Write first name and last name. Writing and drawing illustrations in a journal. Play games in math bag, count to 100, recognize and write numbers 1-20.

Letters:  We have introudced all the letters of the alphabet and will be reviewing all of them this week and next. When we return from break we will begin word family spelling tests. 

In addition, please help your child practice writing his/her first and last name. Please be sure there are no backwards letters and that only the first letter is uppercase. The rest of the name should be lowercase. Recognizing and writing names are very important and will be practiced every day!                   

Ex.          Mohamed Ali     not…. MOHAMED ALI  or mohamed ali.  

Reading: This week we will identify the Main Topic and Key Details in a nonfiction (informational) text. In addition we will continue to sequence events from story books. The children will also continue working on blending three sounds to read a word  (ex. b-a-t blended reads bat) and identifying the last sound in a word. 

Please encourage your child to read their sight words and books from their reading bags each day! Please practice the following sight words: (These are words your child needs to recognize and read by sight.)

Review:      you he        NEW words this week will be:     it little

Math: We will continue our unit on Measurement. This week will be comparing the weight of objects using the words heavier than and lighter than. 

Science: We will continue our Unit on Physical Science. We will continue learning about natural resources… this includes water and wood and how we use it. 

Social Studies:  We will continue our unit on  “How do I get what I want?” We will review needs and wants, goods and services, and trading.

Writing: We will continue our MASIA writing unit. We have been working on pattern books. These are books that contain repeating sentences/words to communicate meaning.  This week we will focus on a ask and answer question pattern.

Dec
2019

Important Dates to Remember!

Next week three important events taking place at Miller:
1) PTA Scholastic Book Fair will be in full swing next week, December 9th – 13th.


2) Come enjoy a relaxing and enjoyable evening at the PTA sponsored Roller Skating Event taking place next Thursday December 12th, 2019 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Lincoln Park Skating Arena, free busing will be available to transport the first 60 Miller students / parents turning in their permission slip, bus departs from Miller Elementary at 5:30 p.m.  All students must be accompanied by a parent to attend. The cost of admission is $7 a person when tickets are purchased at school or $8 if tickets are purchased at the door (Roller skates included in price:>)


3) IMPORTANT PTA Meeting next Friday December 13th at 9 a.m. in the Miller Cafeteria – Meeting Focus: Reading Interventionist will provide parents simple and practical reading strategies to assist students at home.  

Dec
2019

Picture Retake is Tomorrow!

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Picture retakes are on Wednesday, December 4th!

Want to retake your pictures?

Simply return your original package on Picture Retake Day.

Go to mylifetouch.com with your Picture Day ID: LM749205Y1

Dec
2019

Kindergarten Newsletter

     

Hello Kindergarten Families!  Happy 15th week of kindergarten! December has arrived and the  weather is much colder! Please be sure to send your child with a coat, hat, and gloves everyday. Please label these items. 

This Week:

Robotics Candy Cane Sale:  (Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays)  December 4nd – 19th        

8:15am -8:30am & 3:30pm-3:45pm

Wednesday, December 4th – Picture Retakes 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

Late Start – Wednesday, December 18th. See you at 9:30am

Please remember to put the items your child brings home in their reading and math bags back into the bags when you are done using them. The children are bringing home books and sight word cards to practice. Please help your child be responsible with these learning tools. These bags contain homework items for your child. Please work with these items for 20 minutes each day. ☺

Homework: Practice letters, books, and sight words in your child’s reading bags. Write first name and last name. Writing and drawing illustrations in a journal. Play games in math bag, count to 100, recognize and write numbers 1-20.

Letters: We have introudced all the letters of the alphabet and will be reviewing all of them this week and next. We will begin word family spelling tests in January. 

In addition, please help your child practice writing his/her first and last name. Please be sure there are no backwards letters and that only the first letter is uppercase. The rest of the name should be lowercase. Recognizing and writing names are very important and will be practiced every day!          Ex.  Mohamed Ali     not…. MOHAMED ALI  or mohamed ali.  

Reading: This week we will be answering and asking questions about key details from a text. We want the students to practice asking and answering questions in a complete sentence. In addition we will focus on the different types of texts (ex. storybooks, poems). The children will also continue working on blending three sounds to read a word  (ex. b-a-t blended reads bat) and identifying the last sound in a word. 

Please encourage your child to read their sight words and books from their reading bags each day! Please practice the following sight words: (These are words your child needs to recognize and read by sight.)

Review:      at have                NEW words this week will be:    you he

Math: We have begun our unit on Measurement. We will be comparing the lengths of objects using the words longer than and shorter than.

Science: We will begin our Unit on Physical Science. We will be learning about natural resources… this includes water and wood and how we use it. 

Social Studies:  We will continue our unit on  “How do I get what I want?” We will introduce goods and services and trading goods. 

Writing: We will continue our MASIA writing unit. We have been working on pattern books. These are books that contain repeating sentences/words to communicate meaning. Example : I like….  I do not like…. I like….   I do not like

Nov
2019

Kindergarten Weekly News

Hello Kindergarten Families!  Happy 13h week of kindergarten!

Thank you for all of your support and attendance with Parent Teacher Conferences. 

Please be sure to see your child’s teacher to receive his or her report card if you have not done so. 

Upcoming Events: Thanksgiving Break –  No School November 27th, 28th, 29th 

FOOD DRIVE – please consider donating canned or boxed food. The class with the most donations will receive a pizza party. 

The weather is getting colder! Please be sure to send your child with a coat, hat, and gloves everyday. 

Please remember to put the items your child brings home in their reading and math bags back into the bags when you are done using them. The children are bringing home books and sight word cards to practice. Please help your child be responsible with these learning tools. These bags contain homework items for your child. Please work with these items for 20 minutes each day. ☺

Homework: Practice letters, books, and sight words in your child’s reading bags. Write first name and last name, count to 100, recognize and write numbers 1-20.

Letters:  Please help your child to recognize and write the following letters this week: Ww and Jj.  

In addition, please help your child practice writing his/her first and last name. Please be sure there are no backwards letters and that only the first letter is uppercase. The rest of the name should be lowercase. Recognizing and writing names are very important and will be practiced every day!

           Ex.          Mohamed Ali     not…. MOHAMED ALI  or mohamed ali.  

Reading: This week we will focus on illustrations (pictures) and how they match the text. In addition, we will be learning about the long vowel sounds. The children will also continue working on blending sounds to read a word. (ex. b-a-t blended reads bat) We will also we will explore different types of text. We will identify storybooks by make believe and real life.

Please encourage your child to read their sight words and books from their reading bags each day! Please practice the following sight words: (These are words your child needs to recognize and read by sight.)

Review:   are for     NEW words this week will be:    at have

Math: We will continue to practice recognizing and writing numbers 0-20 as well as representing the quantity the number represents. We will also continue to practice counting to 100 by 1’s and 10’s. We will also continue our unit on shapes. We are learning how to describe solid (3D) shapes. 

Science: We will continue our science about Weather. We will observe and discuss the different seasons and track the daily local weather.

Social Studies:  We will continue our unit on  “How do I get what I want?” We will group and sort  needs and wants. (ex. clothing, food, water, shelter, and air are needs. Computers, toys, and candy are wants.)

Writing: We will begin our Pattern Book writing unit. These are books that contain repeating sentences/words to communicate meaning. Example : We eat…… We eat…. We eat…… 

Nov
2019

Parent Survey! We need you!

Dear Parent/Guardian, 

Schoolis using this Parent Survey as a means to elicit your beliefs and opinions to help target areas for the school system to improve and areas to continue to be effective. The online survey will be available until 11/15/19. In order to complete the survey, please click on this link: Parent Survey Dearborn Schools Fall 2019 or scan the QR code below.

Please be assured that your responses to this survey will be anonymous and your honest opinions are appreciated. Thank you in advance for supporting our improvement efforts. Thank you to those who have already completed this survey.

Sincerely,

Radewin Awada, Principal

أولياء الأمور الكرام ، 

مدرستنا وجميع مدارس ديربورن في عملية تطوير و تحسين مستمرة و دائمة ،يعتبر خلالها الأهل  والأوصياء جزء لا يتجزأ و جوهري لسيرها. نستخدم استطلاع رأي متطور و خاص بالأهالي كوسيلة للاطلاع على آرائهم التي من شأنها المساعدة في استهداف المناطق الفعالة والمؤثرة على سير العملية التطويرية للمدرسة. رأيك مهم بالنسبة لنا،لذا نرجو منكم الاجابة على الاستطلاع  لإتمام هذه الدراسة. يتوفر استطلاع الرأي عبر شبكة الإنترنت. من أجل إكمال الدراسة، يرجى الضغط على الرابط التالي: 

استطلاع رأي الأهالي والمجتمع في مدارس

نؤكد أن مشاركتكم و اجاباتكم حول هذا الاستطلاع سرية ولن يتم معرفة شخصية من قام بالاستطلاع، و أن آرائكم الصادقة هي موضع تقدير. إذا كان لديكم أي أسئلة حول هذا الاستبيان، يرجى الاتصال بمكتب المدرسة. شكرا لكم مقدما على مساندتكم ودعمكم  لعملية تطوير و تحسين المدرسة. سيكون الاستبيان عبر الإنترنت متاحًا حتى 11/15/19

نقدر تعاونكم ودعمكم في إكمال هذا الاستطلاع و لكم جزيل الشكر.

Nov
2019

Kindergarten Weekly News

Hello Kindergarten Families!  Happy 12th week of kindergarten!

Parent Teacher Conferences continue this week. Tuesday and Thursday November 12th and 14th. Scheduled appointments begin at 4:00 and will end promptly at 7:00 pm. 

Please be sure to see your child’s teacher if you did not get a reminder for your scheduled appointment time. PLEASE be on time for your parent-teacher conference. 

Upcoming: Thanksgiving Break –  No School November 27th, 28th, 29th 

FOOD DRIVE – please consider donating canned or boxed food. The class with the most donations will receive a pizza party.  

The weather is getting colder! Please be sure to send your child with a coat, hat, and gloves everyday. If your child wears boots to school, please be sure that they have gym shoes in their backpack to change into.

Please remember to put the items your child brings home in their reading and math bags back into the bags when you are done using them. The children are bringing home books and sight word cards to practice. Please help your child be responsible with these learning tools. These bags contain homework items for your child. Please work with these items for 20 minutes each day. ☺

Homework: Practice letters, books, and sight words in your child’s reading bags. Write first name and last name, count to 100, recognize and write numbers 1-20.

Letters:  Please help your child to recognize and write the following letters this week: Qq and Uu.  

In addition, please help your child practice writing his/her first and last name. Please be sure there are no backwards letters and that only the first letter is uppercase. The rest of the name should be lowercase. Recognizing and writing names are very important and will be practiced every day!

Ex.          Mohamed Ali     not…. MOHAMED ALI  or mohamed ali.  

Reading: This week we will focus on illustrations (pictures) and how they match the text. In addition, we will be learning about the long vowel sounds. The children will also continue working on blending sounds to read a word. (ex. b-a-t blended reads bat) 

Please encourage your child to read their sight words and books from their reading bags each day! Please practice the following sight words: (These are words your child needs to recognize and read by sight.)

Review:   play on             NEW words this week will be:    are for

Math: We will continue to practice recognizing and writing numbers 0-20 as well as representing the quantity the number represents. We will also continue to practice counting to 100 by 1’s and 10’s. We will also continue our unit on shapes. We are learning how to describe flat (2D) shapes. 

Science: We will continue our science about Weather. We will observe and discuss the different seasons and track the daily local weather.

Social Studies:  We will continue our unit on  “How do I get what I want?” We will group and sort  needs and wants. (ex. clothing, food, water, shelter, and air are needs. Computers, toys, and candy are wants.)

Writing: We will continue to work on Narrative Writing. We will focus on a setting and characters with a beginning, middle and end. Students will write about the places they have been, who went with them, and what they did. 

Nov
2019

Thursday, November 14th Parent-Teacher Conference

Looking forward to seeing you at conferences. Please be on time and let me know ahead of time if you have a conflict with your scheduled time. I need to see everyone so please make an effort to attend. Thank you for your understanding and support.

4:00-4-15 Zahia

4:20-4:35 Mohamad K.

4:40-4:55 Mohamed M.

5:00-5:15 Islam

5:20-5:35 Loay

5:40-5:55 Mohamed S.

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