Mrs. Long's Class
April 14, 2017
Upcoming Events at JES
April 27th- Preschool Enrollment 3:30- 7:00pm
April 28th- Purse Bingo 6:00pm @ Johnson Township Fire Department
April 9th - 11th- Mother's Day Shop
May 12th- Muffins with Mom 7:45-8:15
May 12th- Farm Field Trip (We will be leaving school at 8:45)
May 25th- Track and Field Day 12:00-2:00
May 26th- Beach Day for grades K, 1, and 2
May 29th- No school: Memorial Day
May 30th- Kindergarten Graduation at 2:00 in the gym
June 1st- Last day of school
Beach Day T-Shirt:
Please send in a white t-shirt for your child to tie-dye by May 12th. We will be wearing these shirts for Beach Day on May 26th. Be sure to put your child's name on the tag or inside the shirt. If you are not able to send one in, please let me know.
The program will be in session the following Tuesdays: April 18th, April 25th, and May 2nd.
Parents are responsible for picking up their student at 4:30.
Help spread the word about Johnson's Bingo Night!
Skills we are working on:
- Spelling words
- Writing first and last name
- Writing sentences
- Letters and Sounds
- Shapes- 2D and 3D
- Counting to 100 by 1's, 5's and 10's
- County to 20 by 2's
- Writing numbers to 100
- Number recognition
- Nursery Rhymes
- Rhyming Words
- CVC words
- Character and Setting
- Comparing stories
Weekly Assessments: 4/17 - 4/21
Polly Put the Kettle On
Students will need to be able to recite the rhyme to me on Friday.
We are working on Sight Word List 4.
On Friday, students will be checked on the following words:
play, big, funny, find, because, friend, very, give, who
*Please continue to review all words on List 1, 2, and 3.
Spelling City is a great website for students to use to practice spelling the words. There are a variety of games they can play and/or take a practice test. Students will be using this site to practice the words at school as well.
You can log on to our class lists here: http://www.spellingcity.com/blongjes/
This Week's Spelling Homework Sheet:
*Remember homework is optional, but it is also a great way to help reinforce the skills we are learning. It also provides extra practice!
Accelerated Reader Prize Incentive Program
Your child has been introduced to the program Reading Eggs. We will be using Reading Eggs regularly throughout the school year. A paper has been sent home with your child's login and password information. *(Login: first name, middle initial, last name. Password: is first name and lunch number) There is also is a program called Mathseeds. Mathseeds will give your child extra math skill practice. The login is the same! If you have internet access, you are encouraged to use these programs at home! Just go to www.readingeggs.com
Scholastic Book Orders
Shop Online: scholastic.com/readingclub
One-Time Class Activation Code: GWMXY
Ordering online is fast and easy:
- VISIT https://orders.scholastic.com/GWMXY
- CLICK on "Connect to Your Teacher " under the FOR PARENTS section.
- ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code
- SHOP from a carefully curated selection of the best books and value packs
- SUBMIT your order and earn FREE Books for our classroom
- All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!
Competition ends at the end of the nine weeks!
We are collecting Box Tops this year! You can find them on lots of packages… everything from school supplies to taco shells! Each regular Box Top clipping is worth 10 cents, and those can add up quickly when we all turn them in! Please put your labels in a baggie or an envelop, label them "Long" and send them in.... Thanks so much!!
*(You can also search for What's Happening in Kindergarten)
**This is a work in progress- there will be more information sent home at a later date!