May
2019

CLEAN UP PARADE

We are praying Monday, May 20th will bring sunny skies.  Our students will be marching in a clean up parade at 9:45 am.

If you live between Lawrence and Hollander along York, Lawrence, Martha, or Hollander streets, or anywhere else close by and can join us along the route…

Please come out onto your porches and wave hello or hang out on the side walk and cheer on the students as they walk by!  We have a fun theme this year and our band students will also be joining us in the fun with some music.

Kindergarten will be the Truffle Trees from the story The Lorax! Have comfortable shoes!!!

Ms. Mohamed

May
2019

Field trip to Greenfield Village on Thursday, May 16, 2016 information

If you are a chaperone, please meet at the school at 9:00. Parent will drive their own vehicles. Kinders should be boarding on the bus at 9:15.

Chaperones-Please see me to get a chaperone list,  my contact info, and to verify your contact information.

All parents:

Please make sure your child has a packed lunch and good walking shoes is a must!!!!

According to the weather report, it will rain and be 70. No worries, there are many shelter spots, please make sure your child is dressed for the weather.

All students need to ride the bus to and from the field trip.

Thank you!

Ms. Mohamed

May
2019

Week of May 13th

Reading

We will review text types: storybooks, fiction/nonfiction, poetry. We will practice retelling the story in sequence. We will ask and answer questions. We will discuss the cause and effect. We will visualize a story. We will make self to text connections to read alouds

Spelling words: (-ub) sub, tub, cub, rub, hub, club, stub, scrub, red, blue

Language Arts

We are learning three letter s-blends (spr-, spl-). Sight words:red, blue We will review nouns, verbs and adjectives. We will review antonyms, syllables, magic/bossy e and endings in a word (suffixes- ing, -ed,-er, -s, -y). We will practice fixing sentences (capitalization, punctuation).

Writing

We will be writing an informational piece about insects. We will write a descriptive piece and include their habitats.  

Math

We will answer how many in addition and subtraction problems within a group of 20. We will find a hidden teen numbers within numbers 0-100. We will be practicing place value: tens, ones.

Science.

We will learn about the living and nonliving things.

Social Studies

We will discuss ways for saving the earth and how to reuse materials in classroom. We will also review endangered animals and why they are endangered (loss of habitat or hunted by poachers)

Important dates to keep in mind:

  • 5-15: Late start
  • 5-16: Field trip to Green Field Village
  • 5- 24 & 5-27: No school- Memorial Day
  • 6-3, 6-4 & 6-5: No school- Vacation (Eid Holiday)
  • 6-7: Donuts for Dad 7:45-8:45
  • 6-12: Year End Kindergarten Picnic @York Park from 11:00-12:00 (all families invited)
  • 6-14: Last day of school (1/2 day)

***Donate snacks if you can! Thanks!

Have a wonderful week!

Ms. Mohamed

May
2019

Week of May 6th

Reading

We will review text types: storybooks, fiction/nonfiction, poetry. We will practice retelling the story in sequence. We will ask and answer questions. We will discuss the cause and effect. We will visualize a story. We will make self to text connections to read alouds

Spelling words: (-og) log, dog, log, fog, frog, smog, so, some, from

Language Arts

We are learning three letter s-blends (str-, scr-). Sight words: some, from, so. We will review nouns, verbs and adjectives. We will review antonyms, syllables, magic/bossy e and endings in a word (suffixes- ing, -ed,-er, -s, -y). We will practice fixing sentences (capitalization, punctuation).

Writing

We will be writing an informational piece about frogs.  We will write a descriptive piece and include its lifecycle.  

Math

We will answer how many within a group of 20. We will build a rekenrek. We will practice counting in an array, linear and circular configuration.  

Science.

We will learn about the lifecycle of a frog. It include: egg, tadpole, tadpole with legs, froglet, adult frog.

Social Studies

We will discuss ways for saving the earth and how to reuse materials in classroom.

Important reminders: 

*Field trip form and money is due on Friday, May 10th

*Field trip to Greenfield Village on May 16th

*Howard is having a clean up parade on May 20th at 9:45-10:45

*We need empty paper towel rolls for a project for our clean up parade.

*Our class needs snacks. If you can donate that would be great!

Ms. Mohamed

Apr
2019

Week of April 29th

Reading

We will be identifying text types: storybooks, fiction/nonfiction, poetry.We will practice retelling the story in sequence. We will ask and answer questions. We will discuss the cause and effect. We will visualize a story. We will make self to text connections to read alouds

Spelling words: (-op) pop, top, mop, stop, plop, flop, shop, chop, up, down

Language Arts

We are learning the s-blends (sp-, sk-). Sight words: up, down. We will review nouns, verbs and adjectives. We will review antonyms, syllables, magic/bossy e and endings in a word (suffixes- ing, -ed,-er, -s, -y).

Writing

We will be writing cards for Mother’s Day. We will also write informational pieces about our mom using descriptive writing.  

Math

We will answer how many within a group of 20. We will build a rekenrek. We will practice counting in an array, linear and circular configuration.  

Science.

We will monitor and record what is happening to our plants.

Social Studies

We will discuss ways for saving the earth and how to reuse materials in classroom.

Important Dates coming up:

  • Curriculum Night: Thursday, May 2nd @5-6:30
  • Mother’s Day Tea: Friday, May 3rd @7:45-8:45
  • Field Trip to Greenfield Village: Thursday, May 16th

We need snacks! if you can donate some that would be great. Thanks!

Ms. Mohamed

Apr
2019

CURRICULUM NIGHT

 

Please join us for                     

CURRICULUM NIGHT

Thursday, May 2, 2019

5:00-6:30

Howard Elementary School

Apr
2019

Personal narrative letter- check your child’s backpack today

Dear Kinder families,

Attached is a blueprint to help your child write a personal narrative.  A personal narrative is a real story that happened to your child. Please fill in the cover sheet and then write or type the story out. Top five stories will be submitted to a Brainstormer’s writing assembly where a few pieces will be picked to be performed to our school. This will be due on Friday, April 26th.

Thanks,

Ms. Mohamed

brainstormer blueprint