Calling all parent readers

Calling All Parent Readers!!!

In celebration of March is Reading Month, I’m requesting parents (that are available of course) to come in and read your child’s favorite story. This would take no longer than 5-10 minutes. Available times are on Mondays at 8:55, Wednesday at 8:55, Friday at 8:55. Please email me to sign up for an available reading time. mohamek@dearbornschools.org– I will confirm the times available and post on the blog all schedule and updated times. 

Thank you!

Week of February 24th

Reading We will be learning about our immediate
environments. We will discuss directional words to get one place to another within our classroom, school and community. The goal is listening and understanding information and following multi-step directions.

Writing We will be writing a personal narrative. We will use transition words: First, Next, Last. The topic will be How to brush your teeth. We will do this together as a whole group. The sentence stem: First, . Next, . Last, __.

Language Arts l-Blends: cl-, bl-, fl- (floor, block, clock) Phonemic Awareness: rhymes, short medial sound of cvc words short i, Spelling words: a, we, and, come, pig, wig, dig, jig, big

Review sight words: she, did, not, have, you,said, this, on, up, dog, little, here, get, from, red,

Math We will be counting numbers 0-100. 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, number sentences, linking cubes and base ten blocks.

Social Studies We will learn about geography. We will explore maps, globes, compass rose (north, south, east, west)and directional words.

Ms. Mohamed

Week of February 10th

Reading We will continue to investigate Penguins. We will
identify the main idea and details about this topic read. We will
also identify author’s purpose to inform. We will then discuss
friendship.

Writing We will finish our writing about penguins. We will
then write our opinions about a friend using adjective.The
sentence stem: My friend is___ . She/He is great at___. She/He
can___.

Language Arts Blends and digraphs: ph, kn-, wr-
(phone, phase, know, knight, knot, wring, write, etc) Phonemic
Awareness: rhymes, short medial sound of cvc words short e,
Spelling words: from, red, love, get, bet, set, met

Review sight words: she, did, not, have, you,said, this, on, up,
dog, little, here

Math We will be counting numbers 0-100. 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, number sentences, linking
cubes and base ten blocks.

Social Studies We will continue to learn about daily
timelines: morning, afternoon, night. We will also learn weekly
timelines: yesterday, today, tomorrow.

REMINDERS:

Homework due- Friday, February 14th

No school on Monday, Feb. 17th-21st for Mid-winter break.

No homework over the mid-winter break!

Have a wonderful week!

Ms. Mohamed

Week of February 3rd

Reading We will investigate Penguins.  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 penguins. We will use a story as guide to collect information/evidence. The sentence stem will be: A penguin is a bird. It has __. It can__.   

Language Arts Blends and digraphs: kn-, wr- (know, knight, knot, wring, write, etc)Phonemic Awareness: rhymes, short  medial sound of cvc words, Spelling words: like, to, the, can, fan, ran. Sight words: she, did, not

Review sight words: have, you,said, this, on, up, dog, little, here, she did, not 

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, number sentences, linking cubes and base ten blocks.   

Social Studies We will learn about a timeline. We learn about daily timelines: morning, afternoon, night. We will also learn weekly timelines: yesterday, today, tomorrow. 

Science We will continue to learn about tracking weather conditions. We will review severe weather conditions such as: hurricane, tornado, tsunami and flooding. We will come up with ideas to protect ourselves from these weather conditions.

REMINDERS:

Late start, Wednesday, February 5th.

100th day of school is Thursday, Feb. 6th. Your child may dress like a 100 year old person that day. 

1st official Spelling Test will be on Thursday, Feb. 6th. 

No school on Friday, Feb. 7th for kindergarten only

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

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

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.