Mrs. Long's Class
September 16, 2016
Upcoming Events at JES
JES Fundraiser - Monday, Sept 12th - Friday, Sept 23rd
All money and orders need to be turned in to school by the 26th.
Grandparent's Day - Thursday, September 22nd
Kindergarten will begin going to the cafeteria at 10:30.
Scholastic Book Fair - Monday, Sept 19th - Friday, Sept 23rd
Fall Break- Monday, October 10th - Friday, October 14th
Parent/Teacher Conferences- Thursday, October 20th and Tuesday, October 25th
Fall Festival - Friday, November 4th
Skills we are working on:
- Letters and Sounds
- Counting to 30 by 1's and 10's
- Writing numbers 0-20
- Number recognition
- Nursery Rhymes
- Rhyming Words
- Parts of a Book
Weekly Assessments: 9/12 - 9/16
I Caught a Fish Alive
(Students will be recite the rhyme on Friday.)
New words: We have covered all set 1 words! Please review all words as often as possible.
Also working on: I, am, red, yellow, green, blue, orange, purple, black, white, brown,
pink, the, little, to, a, gray, have, is, we, my, like, in, it
(These will be checked on Friday.)
Am I a little kid?
I go to a big school.
The little red fish had fun.
I have 2 blue cups.
(Students will read these to me on Thursday.)
We read various book about the season of Fall and discussed all things Fall!
We went on a Fall scavenger hunt! We use our iPads to take pictures of the Fall items we found.
Each student picked a leaf. We used our five senses to make observations!
Accelerated Reader Prize Incentive Program
Your child has been introduced to the program Reading Eggs. We will be using Reading Eggs regularly throughout the school year. A paper has been sent home with your child's login and password information. *(Login: first name, middle initial, last name. Password: is first name and lunch number) There is also is a program called Mathseeds. Mathseeds will give your child extra math skill practice. The login is the same! If you have internet access, you are encouraged to use these programs at home! Just go to www.readingeggs.com
Scholastic Book Orders
Shop Online: scholastic.com/readingclub
One-Time Class Activation Code: GWMXY
Ordering online is fast and easy:
- VISIT https://orders.scholastic.com/GWMXY
- CLICK on "Connect to Your Teacher " under the FOR PARENTS section.
- ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code
- SHOP from a carefully curated selection of the best books and value packs
- SUBMIT your order and earn FREE Books for our classroom
- All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!
Competition ends at the end of the nine weeks!
We are collecting Box Tops this year! You can find them on lots of packages… everything from school supplies to taco shells! Each regular Box Top clipping is worth 10 cents, and those can add up quickly when we all turn them in! Please put your labels in a baggie or an envelop, label them "Long" and send them in.... Thanks so much!!
*(You can also search for What's Happening in Kindergarten)
**This is a work in progress- there will be more information sent home at a later date!