Mrs. Badgett's Buzz

Kindergarten 16-17


Class Overview


-Please consider sending in headphones with your child.

-Thank you for continuing to provide your child a healthy snack and water so he/she can be energized throughout our busy day!

-Pumpkin Day information will be coming home tomorrow!

Upcoming Dates:

September 19: Hazel Dell PTO meeting 7:00 p.m.

September 22 and 27: Parent/Teacher Conferences

September 22-27: Hazel Dell Book Fair in the LMC

September 23: Homecoming

September 30: Hawk*A*Walk*A*Thon

October 3: Pumpkin Day

This coming week is also SPIRIT WEEK! GO MILLERS!! Please see the daily theme below!

  • - Monday: Favorite College Team Day

  • - Tuesday: Work Out Day: wear your work out clothes

  • - Wednesday: Summer Bash: wear shorts, flip-flops, sunglasses, etc.

  • - Thursday: Career Day: dress like what you want to be when you grow up

  • - Friday: Black and Gold Day

Have a great week!!

Reader's Workshop

In reader's workshop, the readers will make the connection between reading the words of their own stories and reading the words in their favorite storybooks. We will discuss how when we read the title of the book, we point to each word as we read. We will also discus the first letter in the words in the title.

How you can help...

  • Play sound games-Practice blending sounds into words. Ask "Can you guess what this word is? m - o - p." Hold each sound longer than normal.
  • Read it again and again-Go ahead and read your child's favorite book for the 100th time! As you read, pause and ask your child about what is going on in the book.
  • Talk about letters and sounds-Help your child learn the names of the letters and the sounds the letters make. Turn it into a game! "I'm thinking of a letter and it makes the sound mmmmmm."at you liked or disliked and tell why?

Math Workshop

In math, students will invent and solve different types of number stories using a variety of strategies.

How you can help:

  • Continue using and encouraging practice using our online resources for Everyday Math! Please let me know if you are unable to log in to your child's account!
  • Download "Quick Math", an iPad application that is great for basic addition and subtraction practice!

Writer's Workshop

In writing, we will look over our writing using a checklist! We will use the checklist to make sure we are doing everything we know to make our writing the best it can be!

How you can help:

  • Trace and say letters-Have your child use a finger to trace a letter while saying the letter's sound. Do this on paper, in sand, or on a plate of sugar.
  • Write it down-Have paper and pencils available for your child to use for writing. Working together, write a sentence or two about something special. Encourage your child to use the letters and sounds he/she is learning about in school.