Mrs. Lloyd's Kindergarten

Leaping Around in Kindergarten

October 17-21 Learning Targets


I can measure and weigh a pumpkin.

I can identify shapes.

I can recognize and produce a pattern.

Literacy and Reading:

I can tell my personal stories with connecting words. (first, then, next, last)

I can retell a story using connecting words.

I can read words I know in books.

I can read using voice like the characters.

Word Work

I can identify letters and initial sounds.

I can read words. (I, can, we, the, like, a)

I can recognize color and number words.

I can recognize rhyming words.

I can write P.

I can identify words with the P sound.


I can plan a true story.

I can tell a story using pictures and writings.

I can add more details to a story.

I can add special items in my story. (speech bubbles)

Science :

I can sequence the life cycle of pumpkins.

I can describe a pumpkin.

School Wide Career Week and Celebration of Fire Prevention Week

I can identify people who help us in our community.

I can recognize situations that could prevent or cause fires.

I can have fun at school.

Everyday Math Home Connection Book

Please consider looking at the following pages in your home connection book in order to practice some skills at home.

Home Link 2.1, 2.5

* Please remember also that I sent home log in information for Everyday Math and First In Math. These are for you to use at home. We will only be using these periodically at school.

Sriram is the overall kindergarten winner in 1st in Math this week. We are currently the top class in kindergarten, and we have the top 3 kids in our class as well. Keep using it at home for practice!

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Special Areas and Book Buddies

Monday - Learning Commons

Tuesday - Music

Wednesday - STEAM

Thursday - P.E.

Friday - Art

Mustang of the Week

Megan is our mustang of the week for October 17-21. Megan shows great 21st century skills and is always helpful and kind to her friends. She is eager to learn and loves to write stories.
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Fun Photos!

We have had fun this week! We had a great time finishing up our apple investigations. We had the most awesome taste testing day thanks to some great parents. We got to see the Tooth Fairy and learn about loosing teeth. We had a fun time seeing different career vehicles. We published some booklets about our favorite story books and had a celebration parade with some first graders to share. So many fun things keep us so busy.

Please look on our instagram page to see more pictures.

Bucket Slip Winner of the Week

Noah was chosen this week from the office to get a bucket slip prize!
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A Pond Full of Wishes

In our class we still have some wants and needs. If you are interested in donating please let us know.

* Legos (the kids favorite thing and we only have 1 box of them and 2 mats)

* Hand Sanitizer (We use a lot of this and we have NONE)

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Contact Information -

October 18th @ 7:00 is a Guidance with Parents Morning

October 19th

K-2nd Career Character Parade--students will dress in an outfit of a career of choice on Wednesday, 10/19.

Those classes that have the highest participation in the Career Character Parade will receive a Popsicle party.

October 20-21 Parent Teacher Conferences

We will now be at school on the 21st due to the 3 days we had off for Matthew. I have added some more dates to the calendar for conferences. Please follow the below directions if you have not yet signed up for a conference.

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October 20th Report Cards Issued

October 24-28 Red Ribbon Week

October 26th is a Half Day 11:40 Dismissal

October 28th is a Chick-Fil-A Spirit Day

Wear a MES shirt!