Kindergarten News

Kindergarten's Weekly Newsletter - Issue 12

CURRICULUM NEWS for November 6th - November 10th

November 6th - November 10th


  • we, little, was

  • Matching a group of words with spoken words


  • Adjectives


  • Retelling the story (beginning, middle, end)
  • Making connections to a text


  • 6 Star Sentences -
Capital letter at the beginning of a sentence


Spaces between words

Does the sentence make sense?


  • Reading, writing, representing, and comparing numbers 11 - 20


  • The Seasons Cycle


  • Civics & Voting

All You Turkeys Dance Around Song

All You Turkeys Dance Around! (A content-rich turkey song for kids!)

Important Dates to Remember

Friday, November 3rd - Windsong Fall Festival 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Monday, November 6th - Friday, November 10th - Stuff the Bus

Tuesday, November 7th - Cultural Celebration Night (read further below for info)

Friday, November 10th - K-2 Veteran's Day Assembly (read further below for info)

Monday, November 13th - Friday, November 17th - Fall Book Fair

Thursday, November 16th - Grandparents & Special Friends Day

Thanksgiving Dinner

November 16th

You're invited to Thanksgiving Dinner!

When: Thursday, November 16th at 10:30 AM

Where: Windsong Cafeteria

Who: Special friends, family, grandparents, etc.

Click on the link below for more details.

Book Fair Volunteers

The Scholastic Book Fair is fast approaching and we would love your help. There are two ways to help: Decorating and Book Fair Set Up and Sales.

If you are interesting in helping with decorations please email Mrs. Garavaglia and let her know.

If you would like to volunteer during the book fair, please click here. We will need volunteers:

  • November 6th and 7th (During the day): Book Fair Set Up
  • November 7th (5pm-8pm): Book Fair Sales (Multicultural Night)
  • November 8th, 9th, and 10th (During the day): Student Preview
  • November 13th- 17th (During the day): Book Fair Sales
  • November 14th (5:30pm-7:30pm): Book Fair Sales

Thank you again for your consideration in helping our Fall 2017 Book Fair!

Mrs. Garavaglia

Stuff the Bus

November 6th - 10th

PISD will participate in Stuff the Bus on Nov. 6-10. Non-parishable items can be donated and collected for Bethlehem Place and Grace Food Pantry.
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Please join us for our first annual cultural celebration night, November 7th, from 6:00-7:30pm. We will highlight the diversity of our community and celebrate what makes each of us unique. If you would like to present a booth, dance, food, traditional clothing, country flag, etc. to highlight your family’s culture for this special evening, please fill out the Sign Up Genius to apply for participation. We will contact you for more information.

We look forward to sharing this amazing evening with our families!



This year we will be honoring our Veterans through a Wall of Honor posted in our school & through a special Veteran's Assembly at GMW on Friday, November 10th. Please click on the link below for more information.

47th Annual Collin County Poetry Contest

Click below if your child is interested in entering The 47th Annual Collin County Poetry Contest.

Weekly Homework

Reading Homework

Listen to the story below.

Have your child:

  1. Identify the characters, setting, & important events.
  2. Explain a connection to the story (example: This story reminds me of ____ .)

Math Homework

Monday - Practice putting the number cards in order (card available for printing further below). Mix up number cards. Place cards in order from 0 - 20. Player one will cover his/ her eyes while player 2 takes a card away. Player one should identify the number/ card that is missing. Repeat.

Tuesday - Practice identifying "one more & one less". Mix up number cards. Place cards in order from 0 - 20. Player one will choose a number card. Player two should identify the number that is one more & one less. Repeat.

Wednesday - Practice decomposing. Using number cards 1 - 10, draw a card, read the number, create a set of objects to match the number, break the objects into two groups (decompose). Repeat with other numbers.


8 objects

4 and 4 make 8

3 and 5 make 8

Thursday - Play "Rally Robin". Both players will practice counting by tens to one hundred using Rally Robin game. Player 1 says a number, player 2 says the next number, player 1 says next number, player 2 says the next number, etc. Repeat until counting by tens is complete.

Friday - No homework. Have a great weekend!