Crazy For Kindergarten

Mrs. Bolon's Class Newsletter 4/18/16-4/29/16

Our Week in Pictures

This Week in ELA...

Theme: Plants

Comprehension Focus:

  • Main Idea and Details
  • Locating Text Evidence
  • Compare and Contrast
  • Ask & Answer Questions
  • Retelling Stories

Popcorn Words:

  • soon
  • new
  • must
  • our
  • ate
  • say

WRITING: Opinions

Opinion Writing:

  • Opinions are personal thoughts or feelings.
  • Opinion writing uses opinion sentence starters. (I think... My favorite... I believe...)
  • Opinions are supported with details. (Example: I like strawberries because they are red, sweet and juicy.)

*Shark vs. Train: A great guest reader story during our study of opinion writing!

Long Vowel Study

If you haven't had a chance to watch these great videos to reinforce the silent/magic e rule, check them out. These short videos do a great job making a difficult concept more concrete.

This Week in Math...

  • Story Problems
  • Addition to five, Addition to ten
  • Subtraction from five, Subtraction from ten
  • Composing and decomposing numbers into tens and ones (eg: 13 is one group of ten and three ones)

Math Fact Songs

We love these songs to practice the facts that make 5 and make 10!

Next Week:

  • Monday: Day 3
  • Tuesday: Day 4; LMC Books
  • Wednesday: Day 5
  • Thursday: Day 1; Popcorn Journals
  • Friday: Day 2

Upcoming Events:


  • Please join us for a special celebration honoring your children. Our Music & Art Show will be coupled with Kindy Graduation. Doors will open at 6:00 and the performance and graduation will start at 6:30. Hope to see you there!