Crazy For Kindergarten

Mrs. Bolon's Class Newsletter 5/9/16-5/13/16

Our Week in Pictures

REMINDER: MAP Testing This Week

MAP Testing will take place Monday-Thursday of this week. Please make sure your child comes to school with a charged iPad and working headphones.

This Week in ELA...

Theme: Life Cycle of Insects

Comprehension Focus:

  • Main Idea and Details
  • Locating Text Evidence
  • Retelling Stories
  • Review: Fiction vs. Nonfiction
  • Story Elements (characters, setting, events)


Popcorn Words:

*WOW! We have learned all 92 of our Popcorn Words! Check your child's Popcorn Journal for his/her personalized spelling list!

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.)

This Week in Math...

  • Story Problems
  • Composing and decomposing numbers into tens and ones (eg: 13 is one group of ten and three ones)
  • Graphing
  • Shapes

Math Fact Songs

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

Next Week:

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

Upcoming Events:

May 20th: Pancake Breakfast


  • Join the PTO for a delicious breakfast. The breakfast will run between 7-8:30 AM.



May 24th: KINDERGARTEN GRADUATION, MUSIC & ART SHOW

  • 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!

Glue Needed!

Help! We are down to very few glue sticks! If you would be willing to donate a glue stick or two, we would be very grateful! Thank you!