Kindergarten Newsletter

March 21st - 25th

What we're learning this week...

Phonics: Silent e (long vowels)

Book: Sofia Valdez, Future Prez by Andrea Beaty

Reading Strategies: Retelling the story, identifying the setting, character traits, making a connection, identifying the problem and solution of the story

Math: Addition word problems, number handwriting practice, fluency of addition and subtraction within 10, partners of 10 (how to make 10)

Writing: Using a graphic organizer to organize our thinking, writing our opinions, letter formation (handwriting practice), 5 star writing rubric (finger spaces, proper punctuation, capital letters at the beginning of the sentence, spelling sight words correctly, does my writing make sense?)

Social Studies: My Community - Places in the community

Science: Plants - experiment, plant needs

Religion: The Three Days, Liturgical Seasons of the Church

Social Skills: Sharing with others and following instructions

Virtue: Service

Social and Emotional Learning: Being assertive: children discuss the importance of speaking up in a respectful way and practice speaking up, speaking kindly.

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