This Week in Kindergarten

February 5, 2015

Valentine's Day Party

Our Kindergarten Valentine's Day class parties will be taking place on Friday, February 12 from 10:50-11:50 am. We would love for you to join us in your child's classroom for the celebration. Students are welcome and encouraged to bring valentines for their classmates by Thursday, February 11. We will be creating valentine bags in class next week to hold all of the valentines. We hope to see you there!

100th Day of School

We had a blast on the 100th Day of School and enjoyed guessing what was inside all of the 100 Day bags. We are so excited to be "100 Days Smarter!"

What are we learning in Kindergarten this week?

Math: In math we will explore balance and find the missing parts of a balance equation.

What can we work on at home?

-Identifying numbers 1-10

-Counting to 100 by 1's 5's and 10's

-Writing Numbers 1-20

Language Arts/ Social Studies: In writer's workshop, we will continue to focus on writing a story that has a clear beginning, middle, and end. We will be setting writing goals and developing plans to achieve those goals using rubrics. In reader's workshop, we will learn about informational/procedural texts so that we can gain information.

What can we work on at home?

-Review letter names and sounds for all letters of the alphabet.

-Writing first name correctly on lined paper with only the first letter capitalized

-Correctly identifying and writing letters

-Stretching out sounds to write simple words

-Reading and writing sight words

-Writing sentences that start with a capital letter and end with punctuation.

Science: In science, we will observe, describe, compare, and sort rocks.

Important Reminders:

-Please be sure that your child's personal belongings are labeled with his or her name. These items include jackets, hats, gloves, lunchboxes, etc. This is an important step in returning your child's items if they are misplaced. Thank you so much for your help with this.

-Guided Reading books are due back to school on Friday of each week.

Valentine's Class Parties

Friday, Feb. 12th, 10:45am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Staff Development Day-No School

Monday, Feb. 15th, 7am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX