Kindergarten News

November 17, 2017

Conversation Starters

As a follow up to our field trip....


Why are trees important? What are some things that trees can give us?

Writers Workshop

As Writers, we can include who is in the story, where the story takes place and what happens in the story.
Vincent is sharing who is in his story, where it is taking place and what is happening.
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Word Work

Dr. Somerall worked with us investigating the word "is".

Readers Workshop

As Readers, we can read certain words quick as a snap.

Shared Reading

We can use the pictures and the first letter/initial sound to help us discover unknown words.
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Math Workshop

As Mathematicians, we can compose (add) numbers.

Social Scientists

As Engineers, we can problem solve as we build.


As Social Scientists, we can tell the differences between long ago and now.

Then and Now

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Young Engineers at Work

We constructed a bridge from The Three Billy Goats Gruff.

We constructed a strong house that the wolf couldn't blow down from The Three Little Pigs.

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Investigating Soil with Mrs. Umberger

We investigated soil with our resident scientist, Mrs. Umberger. We found all kinds creatures that help to break down materials into compost.

Investigating Pill Bugs with Mrs. Umberger

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Field Trip Fun!

Kaiden Working on His Environmental Science Tag

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Reading at Home

Brady's big brother is reading to him!
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Family Fun

We welcome all of our kindergarten friends and families to send in pictures of family fun. We will have your child share his/her pictures with our classmates on the SmartBoard. Sometimes, we might include the pictures in our weekly Smore newsletter.

Contact Information

Mrs. Poston tposton@lexrich5.org

Mrs. Meade smeade@lexrich5.org


Dutch Fork Elementary: Academy of Environmental Sciences

Title One School

803-476-3900