A St. Patty Week Indeed!
Greetings Kindergarten Parents,
- The homework binders are due back on Friday April 1st ( binders are at home for two weeks).
- If your child wasn't here today, please bring the binder on Monday, March 28th.
- If your child didn't return his/her books from last week, please return all the books with the binder on Friday, April 1st.
Read Across America Challenge:
- The students are encouraged to read more books till the end of the month.
- They will be rewarded on March 31st
- A soft copy of the Read Across America reading log is attached in the Friday wrap-up email.
- The books that the students read and write on the Read Across America reading log shouldn't include the books in the homework binder.
Wat We've Learned This Week
- The students inferred the following words from a St. Patrick’s Day passage: legend, shamrock, parade.
- The students listened to a “ St. Patrick’s Day” passage.
- They read the passage as a group and individually
- They circled the words they don’t understand
- They answered the comprehension questions about the reading
They students chose a Dr. Seuss book and wrote a different ending for the story.
1.Placing value (tens and ones)
- The students identified the number of tens and ones in numbers 1-100.
- They wrote equations for numbers above 10 in tens (e.g. 28 = 20 + 8)
They learned new fractions vocabulary ( whole number, part, numerator, denominator)
They shaded objects based on the given fractions.
- The student were introduced to "π" as the number that related to circle-shape.
- They identified whether the numbers in" π" are odd or even
- Out of beads, they made a "π" bracelet following the pattern of numbers in pi
- They colored & cut a π crown
St. Patrick’s Day
- The students read the “ St. Patrick’s Day” passage daily.
- They discussed the ways people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day.
- They learned about St. Patrick’s Day symbols (shamrock, leprechaun, the pot gold”
States of Matter (Solid, Liquid, Gas)
Writing & Handwriting Skills
They practiced writing their spelling words in their journal using 3 activities from the spelling activity sheet (organizing words alphabetically)
Questions to Ask Your Child
- What do “legend” & “ parade” mean?
- What Dr. Seuss story did you choose to change? And what did you write?
What is a numerator and a denominator in a fraction?
What are the states of matter?
- What country did St. Patrick did St. Patrick’s Day originate from?
- What/who is a leprechaun?
St. Patrick's Day
- Spring break
- School is closed
- Spring Picture Day
- Dress your child in spring apparel
- Homework binders are due back