Mrs. Grant's Kindergarten
100th day of Kindergarten
During our shared reading, we reviewed main idea while reading the Aesop fable, The Lion and The Mouse. We practiced retelling the story and talking about why helping people is the main idea of the story. We also read many 100th day of school books!
K.F.3 Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words
K.S.3 Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly
K.F.4 Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding
K.RL.3 With prompting and support, identify character, settings, and major events in story
We finished our work on measurement this week and were engaged all week comparing and measuring various objects. We took our math test on Friday and they measured up! (sorry, writing this on a Sunday afternoon and after my third cup of coffee, it seems funny!) Next week we will be starting addition.
K.MD.1 Describe and compare measurable attributes such as length and width
K.MD.2 Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"/"less of" the attribute.
Math tubs this week
Constructing solid figures
Calendar (go through our calendar skills, practicing counting and tens frame work)
100's chart puzzles
Base ten dice game (roll two dice, make the number, then draw the base ten form)
Ordering numbers dice (roll four # dice, write the numbers in order)
writing a math book :)
measuring using various self selected tools
K.W.2 Using the combination of drawing, writing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic
K.W.8 With guidance and support, recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.
Standard 1: Physical Science Observe, manipulate, sort and generate questions about objects and their physical properties
Creativity in play
A penguin making factory!
Star Words - nine this
Phonics - /h/ and plural endings including the s and es rule
Reading - Sequence and Eric Carle books
Writing - Friend interview books
Math - Addition
Science - finishing up matter