This Week in Kindergarten

February 12, 2015

Valentine's Day Party

Thank you so much to all of the families who joined us for our Valentine's Day Parties! We had so much fun celebrating together.

What are we learning in Kindergarten this week?

Math: In math we will explore balance and find the missing parts of a balance equation. We will review 3 dimensional shapes.

What can we work on at home?

-Identifying numbers 1-10

-Counting to 100 by 1's 5's and 10's

-Writing Numbers 1-20

Language Arts/ Social Studies: In writer's workshop, we will write procedural, or how-to writing pieces using the language "first, next, then, last." In reader's workshop, we will learn text features of expository texts so that we can gain information.

What can we work on at home?

-Review letter names and sounds for all letters of the alphabet.

-Writing first name correctly on lined paper with only the first letter capitalized

-Correctly identifying and writing letters

-Stretching out sounds to write simple words

-Reading and writing sight words

-Writing sentences that start with a capital letter and end with punctuation.

Science: In science, we will continue to observe, describe, compare, and sort rocks.

Important Reminders:

-Please be sure that your child's personal belongings are labeled with his or her name. These items include jackets, hats, gloves, lunchboxes, etc. This is an important step in returning your child's items if they are misplaced. Thank you so much for your help with this.

-Guided Reading books are due back to school on Friday of each week.

Staff Development Day-No School

Monday, Feb. 15th, 7am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Father Daughter Dance

Friday, Feb. 19th, 6pm

2775 Bobcat Boulevard

Trophy Club, TX

Progress Reports

Progress Reports went home on Monday. Please be sure to review your child's progress report, sign it, and send it back to school. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact your child's teacher.