April 4th - 8th
What we're learning this week...
Phonics: Long vowels
Book: Insect Detectives by Steve Voake
Reading Strategies: informative text features, fiction vs. nonfiction texts
Math: Addition word problems, number handwriting practice, fluency of addition and subtraction within 10, partners of 10 (how to make 10)
Writing: Writing our opinions, letter formation (handwriting practice), 5 star writing rubric (finger spaces, proper punctuation, capital letters at the beginning of the sentence, spelling sight words correctly, does my writing make sense?)
Social Studies: Community helpers
Science: Insects, Life cycle of plants
Religion: Church Year: Lent
Social Skills: Following instructions and sharing with others
Social and Emotional Learning: Students discuss the importance of speaking up in a respectful way and practice how to speak up and speak kindly.
Kindergarten is going on a field trip!
We will be taking a bus to the Flower Fields! We are so excited to see the plant life cycle in action after learning all about plants in our science unit. All students must arrive to school on time. School uniform is required - athletic shoes are a must, and students may want to wear pants (or leggings under jumpers for girls) for our wagon ride. It is a dusty, fun day!
WHEN: Tuesday, April 5th
COST: $35 per student
DUE BY: Friday, April 1st (your FACTS account will be billed)
WHAT TO BRING: lunch in paper bag (everything must be completely disposable, including water bottles), sunscreen on before school, and all hats must be labeled with your child's name.
Learning practice at home
Hundreds of digital books at your child's reading level!
Step 1: Go to www.kidsa-z.com
Step 2: Enter or choose the teacher's username, wgeorge1
Step 3: Your child finds his or her username on the class chart
Step 4: Your child enters his or her password (rabbit icon)
Splash Learn Math
Step 1 - Visit splashlearn.com/student
or Download SplashLearn iPad app & login as student
Step 2- Enter Class Code TSFGXP
Step 3 -Select Student Name
Step 4 -Enter Student Password (flower icon)