Kindergarten Adventures

Walker and Lackey April 30th - May 4th

Reading and Writing

Read Alouds:

*Produce and expand complete sentences in shared language activities. L.K.1f

*Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text. RI.K.8

*Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text. RL.K.4

*Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text. RI.K.3


*Identify new meanings for familiar words and apply them accurately L.K.4a

*We will continue our focus on reading emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding. RF.K.4

*Children will add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words. RF.K.2e

*Children will continue applying grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. RF.K.3

*Children will associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels. RF.K.3b

High Frequency Words: All three trimesters

a, and, can, go, I, in, is, it, me , my, see, the, to, big, blue,for, look, make, not, one, play, red, run, up, we,

yellow, you, away, come, down, find, funny, help, here, jump, little, said, three, two, where


*Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose explanatory, opinion, and narrative pieces. WK1

*Spell simple words phonetically, drawing on knowledge of sound-letter relationships. L.K.2d

*Understand that words are separated by spaces in print. RFK1c

* Recognize and name end punctuation. LK2b * Start sentences with a capital letter. LK2a


* We will continue decomposing numbers equal to 10 by using objects or drawings (10= 5+ 5 and 10 = 7+ 3)K-OA3

*We will continue working on fluently adding and subtracting within 5. K-OA5

*We will continue working on solving addition and subtraction word problems and adding and subtracting within 10 by using objects or drawings K-OA1 K-OA2

Unit Studies

We will complete our unit on zoo animals and begin our unit on insects.

*We will continue comparing the size, shape, structure, and life cycle of insects and spiders KS6

Important Reminders

Kindergarten Habitat Talking Zoo - Wednesday, May 2nd

9:35-10:35 A.M. We will be in the Old Paine Primary Library on the south side of the campus.

Your child should be able to tell you about the animal he/she has researched with ease.

Please make sure your child is wears his/her costume to school the morning of May 2nd.

Kindergarten Celebration - May 15th at Trussville Baptist Church.

More information coming soon.

We hope you will make plans to join us in celebrating our year together in kindergarten.