This Week in Kindergarten

January 8, 2016

Happy New Year

Happy New Year and welcome back! We were so excited to see all of our precious students coming down the hall with smiles on their faces on Tuesday morning! We are looking forward to a fantastic 2nd half of the school year.

What are we learning in Kindergarten this week?

Math: In math we will continue to model and act out adding two quantities. We will also compare groups of objects as greater than or less than a given group.


What can we work on at home?

-Identifying numbers 1-10

-Counting 1-50, counting by 5's, counting by 10's

-Writing Numbers 1-20


Language Arts/ Social Studies: In writer's workshop, we will focus on how we are growing as writers. We will be setting writing goals and developing plans to achieve those goals using rubrics. In reader's workshop, we will begin our Eric Carle author study.



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 build simple machines and inventions in our Rube Goldberg study that can create specified movements. Thank you so much for all of the donations!

Important Reminders:

-Guided Reading books will not be coming home during our Middle of the Year Literacy Assessment window. Books will begin coming home again on January 25.

-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.

Donuts for Dad

Friday, Jan. 15th, 7-8am

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Early Dismissal

Thursday, Jan. 14th, 12:15pm

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Early Dismissal

Friday, Jan. 15th, 12:15pm

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Student and Staff Holiday

Monday, Jan. 18th, 12am

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