Kindergarten Update

December 6, 2015

Last Week's Fun...

*The sight words "put," "puts," and "as" were introduced.


*We finished Topic 7 in Math (introduction to addition).


*During reading groups we discussed the nonfiction text feature of a diagram with labels and words used to show steps in a procedure (first, next, then, last).


*We compared and contrasted the characters and settings of The Gingerbread Man and The Gingerbread Cowboy.


*List-making was the focus of Writer's Workshop.


*Gingerbread Fred started his visits to classmates' homes!

This Week's Fun

*The sight words "play" and "with" will be introduced.


*We'll review recognizing tens and ones in numbers.


*We'll continue comparing and contrasting the characters and settings of gingerbread stories.


*In reading groups the nonfiction text feature of a table of contents will be discussed.


*We'll continue with making lists and list books during Writer's Workshop.


*Gingerbread Fred will continue making his rounds to students' homes!

Important Dates...

*Thursday, December 10: Library check out


*Wednesday, December 16: Polar Express Day (students may wear pajamas and will bring their decorated boxes for the parade)


*Thursday, December 17: Library check out and Winter Party 2:30-3:30


*Friday, December 18: No school for Kindergarten...grades 1-5 will dismiss at 11:45.


*Monday, December 21-Monday, January 4: Winter Break


*Tuesday, January 5: School resumes