Kindergarten Adventures

Lackey and Walker January 16th - 20th

Reading and Writing

Read Alouds:

*Compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories. RLK9

*Retell familiar stories, including key details. RLK2

*Describe the relationship between illustrations and the story in which they appear RLK7


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

Children will work continue to work on blending, and segmenting syllables in spoken words. RF.K.2b

Children will distinguish between similarly spelled words by identifying the sounds of the letters that differ. RF.K.3d

High Frequency Words:

1st Trimester Sight Words:

I, a, and, the, of, me, can, go, see, it, in, is, to

2nd Trimester Sight Words:

big, blue, for, look, make, not, one, play, red, run, up, we, yellow, you RFK3


*Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative or explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic. WK2

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

* Recognize and name end punctuation. LK2b

*Write a letter or letters for most consonant and short -vowel sounds. LK2c


* We will focus on decomposing numbers less than or equal to 7 by using objects or drawings (7 = 2 + 5 and 7 = 4 + 3). K-OA3

*We will count to 100 by ones and by tens. K-CC1

*We will compare objects in our 100 collections by length and weight and describe the difference. K-MD2

*We will continue working on composing and decomposing numbers 11-19 into tens and some more ones (18 - 1 ten and 8 more). KNBT1

* We will continue working on counting on from a given number (5, 6, 7… 10, 11, 12…). K-CC2

*We will continue working on comparing two numbers. K-CC7

Science/Social Studies

*We will continue to learn about Martin Luther King.

*We will complete our study of winter.

* We will complete our author study of Jan Brett and her stories about winter.

*We will begin an author study of Helen Lester.

Important Reminders

100 Museum - All 100 Collections should be brought to school no later than Monday, January 23rd. Please make sure you use this opportunity to count your child's collection of 100 with him/her by ones and tens. This should be a time to celebrate the progress your child has made in counting objects with accuracy. Please do not just send in a package of 100 items.

100th Day of School - Thursday, February 2nd,

Please have your child wear his/her 100 shirt to school for our 100 Parade.

We need parent volunteers to send items for our 100 Day Celebration. Please help us by going on the Sign Up Genius link sent out by our rooms to volunteer. THANK YOU!!!!

Tacky Penguin Day - Friday, January 27th.

Wear black and white or dress like Tacky the Penguin.