Mrs. Hovland's Kindergarten
Peek of the Week
Week 3 News!
I will be using this newsletter format to update families weekly regarding curriculum, upcoming events, exciting things happening in our classroom, and technology opportunities for your children.
It is going to be a great year.
Never hesitate to contact me via email or phone. I will check my email three time a day and will get back to you as soon as possible, but no later than 24 hours. If you have an emergency, please call the school and they will direct your call accordingly.
DD1 - Art and Explorations
DD2 - Gym and Art
DD3 - Media and Explorations
DD4 - Computer and Music
DD5 - 3:00-3:30 Physical Education
Staying Connected with Wonders
Go to www.anoka.k12.mn.us and log in using the Lock and Key using the Username and Password that was sent home at open house and again last week, either during or after the parent information night. Once you log on using your student's access codes, then click on the Red MaGraw Hill icon. It will take you to the Wonders website. Take some time to explore what the site has to offer. We are learning together and will continue to discover all of the great options the website has to offer.
Pumpkin Patch Field Trip
Our field trip will take place on October 18th. Registration for the field trip will take place online.
No School Dates
Put the following dates on your calendar:
Parent Teacher Conferences
Don't forget to sign up for a conference time. I look forward to having the opportunity to sit down with each family to discuss the great things their child is doing in Kindergarten. Visit the crooked Lake Website to reserve a time slot!
Pumpkin Patch Field Trip
What are we learning about?
Writing: Introducing how to write through drawings, labels, beginning sounds. Also, applying concepts of print to our writing and sentence segmentation.
Math: Forward counting 1-31, backward counting 10-1, numeral ID 1-31, domino dots #1-6, measurement, shapes, sorting, comparisons, and patterns.
Explorations: Exploring our five senses, sorting, describing, observing, and comparing.
Social Studies: We are discussing the rules of the school, bus safety, working together, and what it means to be a responsible student.
What Can I Work on at Home?
*Proper Letter Formation - Check out the handwriting link on Wonders
*Keep practicing your lunch number.
*Sight words: I, can
Reminders and Upcoming Events
2. Please make sure that your child has tennis shoes in their backpacks everyday.
3. Community picnic is 9/22 from 5-7 pm
4. Don't forget to sign up for our field trip to the pumpkin patch in October. Directions can be found in your open house folder. If you qualify and are chosen to go we will take one volunteer per classroom.
5. THANK YOU for the classroom donations, they are greatly appreciated!