Kindergarten Newsletter ACES

Week Of May 10th

Highlights from last week....

Happy Mother's Day!!! We hope you all enjoyed the gifts that your children made for you!

Thank you for all the kind words and gifts that were given to us for Teacher Appreciation Week. We REALLY appreciate your kindness and generosity! Thank you again!

In ELA, we learned about how to be a good citizen. Our sight words were has and play. We learned about the long i sound. Please continue to work with your child at home with their sight words.

In Math, we worked teen numbers.

We learned all about Ruby Bridges this week. The children wrote about her and her bravery and created their very own Ruby Bridges!

A peek at our learning this week....

This week our class will be reading stories about natural resources. Children will learn how they can use things in nature to create new things.

Here are some activities that you can do with your child to help reinforce the skills we will be practicing.

Word Workout

  • Vocabulary: natural resources, create Discuss different natural resources with your child. For example, talk about how we use trees to create, or make new things that people use every day.
  • My Words to Know

High-Frequency Words: where, look Write the words where and look, then ask your child to write each word. Think of sentences that include each word. Read the sentences together and have your child underline the words where and look.

Category Words: food made from grain Explain that grain is a plant grown in soil. Soil comes from the earth. Invite your child to cut out pictures of foods made from grain and make a collage.

Phonics: long o Have your child guess words that include the long o sound, as in no, hose, rose, bone, and rope. Give a clue and act out the word. When your child guesses the word, write it on a piece of paper and have your child circle the letter o.

In math, we will continue learning about teen numbers.

We will continue our unit on habitats in science and learn about the ocean and what ocean animals need to live and survive there.