# Week of October 7th

Reading: Practice retelling stories with a key focus on beginning and end
of a story. We will listen to stories titled: Under the apple tree;
The apple pie tree; Amelia Bedelia’s first apple pie; Johnny
Appleseed; Apples Apples Apples.

Writing: We are learning about narrative writing. We will
write about going to recess with a beginning, middle and end
using pictures and labeling.

Language Arts: Phonics: Letters Kk, Gg- correct formation (always start from the top and write down), the sound and words that begin with
that sound; Phonemic Awareness: Syllables, rhymes Sight word: like, (review: I, can, see)

Math: We will be counting numbers 0-10, we will practice
writing numbers 0-10 correctly. We will discuss different ways
to make 9, 10. We will count in rows, columns, scattered and
circular arrays. (one to one correspondence)

Science: We will learn about being a scientist. We will review
the 5 senses and carry out an investigation to taste, smell,
touch, hear, and sight. Students will have an opportunity to
guess their answers and check their responses.

REMINDERS:

Field Trip to the Detroit Zoo- October 21st, permission slip and money due October 11th

Next Late start-October 16th

Picture day-October 18th

Library check out day is now on Fridays.

# Week of September 30th

Reading: Practice retelling stories. We will listen to stories titled: Leaf
Fall Down; Leaf man; There was an old lady who swallowed
some leaves; Why do leaves change color; Colorful Leaves

Writing We are learning about narrative writing. We will
write about colorful leaves we see. The sentence stem will state:
I see red leaves.

Language Arts/Phonics: Letters Dd, Oo- correct formation (always start from
the top and write down), the sound and words that begin with
that sound; Phonemic Awareness: Syllables, rhymes Sight word:
see, (review: I, can)

Math: We will be counting numbers 0-10, we will practice
writing numbers 0-8 correctly. We will discuss different ways to
make 6, 7, 8. We will count in rows, columns, scattered and
circular arrays. (one to one correspondence)

Social Studies: rules at home and rules at school

Science: We will learn about being a scientist. We will
discuss the 5 senses, but our focus will be touch, smell, taste, hearing (review sight).

 Monday Classic Cheese Pizza Fresh Garden Salad Seasoned Broccoli Tuesday Halal Chicken Nugget Rice Bowl Mighty Chickpea Marinara w/Rice Seasoned Peas & Carrots Wednesday Crispy Fish NuggetsGrilled Cheese SandwichSeasoned Italian Mixed Veggies Thursday Halal Orange Chicken w/Rice Ants on a Log Power Pack Cooked Green Beans Friday Whole Grain Cheese Roll-Up w/Breadstick Veggie Ranch Wrap Steamed Mexicorn

Reminders:

Next Late start-October 16th

Field Trip to the Detroit Zoo- October 21st, stay tuned for details.

# No school for Kindergarten only Friday, September 27th

Have a wonderful weekend!

# Week of September 23rd

Identifying Characters and settings. We are listening to the stories titled The Day the crayons quit; Sky Color; A color of his own; Little Blue, Little yellow; The Rainbow and you.

Writing We have been drawing our own personal stories. This week will label our pictures to capture details.

Language Arts

Phonics: Letters Aa, Tt- correct formation (always start from the top and write down), the sound and words that begin with that sound; Phonemic Awareness: Syllables Sight word: can (review: I)

Math We will be counting numbers 0-10, we will practice writing numbers 0-5 correctly. We will learning how to make 5 in different ways to help count faster and with automaticity through composing 2 groups of objects. 2 and 3 make 5, 1 and 4 make 5 etc.

Social Studies We will review the 3 safety drills: Fire drill, disaster drill and lock down.

Science We will learn about being a scientist. We will discuss the 5 senses, but our focus will be sight (observation).

Important dates to keep in mind:

Wednesday, Sept. 27- Late start- school begins at 9:30

Friday, Sept. 27- no school for kindergarten only

Homework due-Monday, Sept. 30

Have a wonderful week!

Ms. Mohamed

# Week of September 16th

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend!

This week in kindergarten we will learn about:

Reading: Identifying Characters. We will listen to stories titled: Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon; Wemberly Worried; The girl who never makes mistakes; Don’t squeal unless its a big deal; What if everybody did that?

Phonics: Letter Mm- correct formation (always start from the top and write down), the sound and words that begin with that sound

Phonemic Awareness: Hearing Rhyme

Sight word: I

Writing: We will be coming up with ideas to write about. We will start by thinking of real events that happen to us and draw a character or characters and the setting. It is all about the details.

Math: We will be counting numbers 0-10, we will practice writing numbers 0-5 correctly. We will learning how to make 5 in different ways to help count faster and with automaticity through composing 2 groups of objects. 2 and 3 make 5, 1 and 4 make 5 etc.

Social Studies: How to be safe during an emergency- we will practice 3 drills: a fire drill (a.k.a. evacuation drill), lock down drill, disaster drill.

# Dates to keep in mind:

9-12-19: Open house @6:00-7:30

9-19-19: parent meeting @4:00-4:30

9-20-19: Half day, dismissal at 11:45

9-27-19: No school for Kindergarten only.

# Week of September 9th

This week is going to be fun, fun, fun! We will:

Reading: We listen to stories titled: Chicka Chicka Boom Boom; Alphabet Mystery; ABC Jamboree; Shiver me letters; Alphabet tree. With each of these stories your child will have to recall one part from the story and draw a picture in their reading response journal.

Writing: We will practice drawing a boy and a girl. This will be their character. They will have a chance to add a detail to their character.

Writing vocabulary: writing is telling a story on paper

Math: We were practicing sorting by categories. We will now sort and count categories. We will even create our own categories. We will practice counting and writing numbers 0-5.

Math vocabulary: classify, sort, count

Social Studies: We will practice routines and expectations daily. We created a set of rules that we review and are expected to follow We will learn about being fair and sharing. We will discuss different ways to share: taking turns and playing game together.

Dates to keep in mind:

9-12-19: Open house @6:00-7:30

9-19-19: parent meeting @4:00-4:30

9-27-19: No school for Kindergarten only.