This Week in Kindergarten

February 19, 2016

True Blue Practice

True Blue Practice will be coming home again on Friday. This practice is designed to provide your child with extra practice opportunities to work on key skills. Each Friday, we check progress on the spelling of sight words included in the practice with a short assessment. Thank you so much for your continued partnership in your child's education.

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 gather information about a topic of interest using different features of informational text. In reader's workshop, We will ask questions that will help us understand informational text. I know I have it when I can ask questions and find answers about informational text.

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 observe and identify the stages of the lifecycle of a frog.

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.

Report Cards

Report Cards will be emailed out on Thursday, March 3. Please remember that an "SD" indicates that your child is progressing as expected for this point in the year and is not a cause for concern. A grade of "X" indicates that your child is experiencing difficulty in a particular area. A grade of "D" indicates that your child is fully developed in this skill to the end of the year standard. If you have any questions regarding the report card please do not hesitate to contact your child's teacher.

Techno Expo

Thursday, Feb. 25th, 5:30pm

2301 Texan Drive

Justin, TX

Chick-fil-a Night

Tuesday, March 1st, 6pm

Chick-fil-A, Roanoke, TX, United States

Roanoke, TX

Kindergarten Awards Ceremony/ Report Cards Emailed

Thursday, March 3rd, 9am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Be sure to wear your college gear!