Jan
2020

Week of January 27th

Reading We will investigate Polar Bears. We will identify
the main idea and details about this topic read. We will also
identify author’s purpose to inform.

Writing We are learning about informational writing. We will
write about a polar bear. We will use a story as guide to collect
information/evidence. The sentence stem will be: A polar bear
is a mammal. It has . It can.

Language Arts Blends and digraphs: wh- (what, whale,
when, why, where, white, etc)Phonemic Awareness: rhymes,
short u medial sound of cvc words, Spelling words: I, can,
see, cat, mat, hat.

Review sight words: have, you,said, this, on, up, dog, little, here

Math We will be counting numbers 0-75. We will continue to
practice count by 5’s to 100. We will learn about number bonds.
We will learn to compose and decompose numbers sets within
10 using number bonds, pictures, and number sentences.

Social Studies We will learn about a timeline. Your child
will need to identify milestones in their lives. When they were
born? What happened when they were 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 years old. We
will plot it on a timeline to present.

Science We will continue to learn about tracking weather
conditions. We will investigate severe weather conditions such
as: hurricane, tornado, tsunami and flooding.

Reminders:

Please dress your child appropriately for the weather. It is getting colder and it is easier to remove layers.

Late Start, Wednesday, Feb 5th

-Ms. Mohamed

Jan
2020

Week of January 21st

Reading: We will discuss the arctic animals. We will identify
the main idea and one detail about the topic read. We will also
identify author’s purpose to inform.

Writing: We are learning about informational writing. We will
write about an arctic animal together each day (arctic fox,
penguins, polar bears, etc). We will use a story as guide to
collect information.

Language Arts: Blends and digraphs: ch- , -ch(chop, chip,
touch, crunch, etc)Phonemic Awareness: rhymes, short i medial
sound of cvc words, Sight words: little, here (review: have,
you,said, this, on, up, dog )

Math We will be counting numbers 0-75. We will continue to
practice count by 5’s to 100. We will continue to compare sets of
objects using the symbols: greater than, less than, and equal to:
<,>,=. We will have a test on this material this week. Please practice.

Social Studies: We will learn about a timeline. Your child
will need to identify milestones in their lives. When they were
born? What happened when they were 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, years old.
We will plot it on a timeline to present.

Science: We will continue to learn about tracking weather
conditions. We will investigate severe weather conditions such
as: hurricane, tornado, tsunami and flooding.

No school Monday, January 20th-MLK Jr day

Tuesday, January 21st half day. Dismissal at 11:45.

Ms. Mohamed

Jan
2020

This week in Kindergarten:

Reading: We will discuss the snow and read many stories by
Jan Brett. We will practice our sequencing and retelling with
pictures and words. We will also identify author’s purpose to
entertain.

Writing: We are learning about opinion writing. We will write
about whether we like snow or not. The sentence stem will be:
I like snow. I like it because__. I like when___. or I do not like
snow. I do not like it because . I do not like __ .

Language Arts: Blends and digraphs: sh- , -sh(shop, ship,
brush, push, etc)Phonemic Awareness: rhymes, short i medial
sound of cvc words, Sight words:said, this, on, up, dog (review:
have, you)

Math We will be counting numbers 0-50. We will continue to
practice count by 5’s to 100. We will continue to compare sets of
objects using the symbols: greater than, less than, and equal to:
<,>,=. We will have a test on this the following week. Please
practice.

Social Studies We will learn about a timeline. Your child
will need to identify milestones in their lives. When they were
born? What happened when they were 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, years old.
We will plot it on a timeline to present.

Science We will continue to learn about tracking weather
conditions. We will investigate severe weather conditions such
as: hurricane, tornado, tsunami and flooding.

Jan
2020

Week of January 6th

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!!!! Welcome back after our lovely winter break! Hope everyone enjoyed every minute they could with their families!

In Kindergarten, this week we will focus on:

Reading: We will discuss the seasons and make self to text
connections. We will discuss activities and things that happen
during that season. We will identify author’s purpose to inform.

Writing: We are learning about opinion writing. We will write
about which season was our favorite. The sentence stem will
be: My favorite season was__. I like it because__.

Language Arts: Blends and digraphs: th- (thumb, the,
that etc)Phonemic Awareness: rhymes, short o medial sound of
cvc words, Sight words:have, you

Math: We will be counting numbers 0-50. We will practice
count by 5’s to 100. Comparing sets of objects using the
symbols: greater than, less than, and equal to: <,>,=.

Social Studies: We will learn about a timeline. Your child
will need to identify milestones in their lives. when they were
born? What happened when they were 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, years old. we
will plot it on a timeline to present.

Science: We will learn about tracking weather conditions.
We will investigate sunny, cloudy, rainy, stormy, foggy, windy.

Reminders: We are in need of snacks. Perishable items preferred like crackers, pretzels or goldfish. You donations are appreciated

Please dress your child appropriately for the weather. It is getting colder and it is easier to remove layers. If your child does not have snow boots, your child will not be allowed to step in the snow. If your child does not snow pants, your child will not be allowed to play in the snow.

Thank you for your support!

Ms. Mohamed

Dec
2019

Week of December 16th

Reading We will discuss different  gingerbread stories and focus on answering comprehension questions from literature stories. We will discuss story elements: characters, setting, retelling key events in sequence. We will identify author’s purpose to entertain. 

Writing We are learning about opinion writing. We will write about which gingerbread story was our favorite.   The sentence stem will be: My favorite story was__. I like it because__.  

Language Arts Phonics: Letters: review all- the sound and words that begin with that sound; Phonemic Awareness: rhymes, short a medial sound of cvc words Sight word: review: I, can, see, like, the, a, look, at, go, to, come, we, and, it, is, in, my, he, has, for, are

Math We will be counting numbers 0-50. We will also be counting by 10’s to 100. We will review length and height, weight and volume, longer and shorter, taller and shorter, heavier and lighter. We will learn about area. How many units cover an area. 

Social Studies We will continue to learn about trade. Trade is when you give something away and get something else in return. It is also an exchange between two people.  A long time ago we traded goods for other goods or services. Today, we trade money for goods or services. We will be role playing many of these transactions this week.

Reminders:

Holiday party is Thursday, December 19 at 2:00.

Holiday Sing along Friday, December 20 at 2:30

No school Monday, December 23, 2019-January 3, 2020-Winter break

Our class needs snack. Your donation is appreciated!

Thanks!

Ms. Mohamed

Dec
2019

Holiday Boutique @ Howard

The holiday boutique is going on this week. A letter was sent home last week. If you are interested for your child to buy items from the school shop, all items are $2. Our class will be visiting tomorrow, Wednesday, December 11, 2019 in the morning.

Dec
2019

December checkpoint/study guide review

Kindergarten Card Marking 2 Study Guide


In preparation for Card Marking 2, we will be reviewing and testing the
content listed below over the next few weeks and when we return from
break. This is a guide for you to review with your child with content we
have learned in class.
*Identify all upper-case and lower-case letters and sounds.
*Identify sight words on attached list.
*Reading comprehension-recall two facts about turkeys or reindeer.
*Identify beginning and ending sounds of words.
*Orally count 0-50.
*Identify and write numbers 0-30.
*Count by 10’s.
*Identify 2d: rectangle, circle, triangle and hexagon.
*Identify 3d shapes: cone, cylinder, cube and sphere .
*Understand positional words: in front of, next to, behind, above, below.
*Compare items that are longer and shorter.
*Compare items that are taller and shorter.
*Compare items that are heavier and lighter.
*Social Studies – identify needs, wants, goods, services and trade by
providing examples.

Thank you for your support!

In partnership,
Kindergarten Team