JK2's April News

Miss Gephart

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We had so much FUN visiting the Great Valley Nature center to learn how maple syrup is made!

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Dr. Seuss week!

We had so much fun reading and completing different activities for Dr. Seuss week! We created crazy socks, did a mini STEM project to build The Cat in the Hat's hat, created Dr. Seuss mix and celebrated Dr. Seuss's birthday! We also talked about what we wanted to be when we grew up and created a hot air balloon to decorate our door for the month of March!

Celebrating St. Patrick's Day!

Looking Ahead to April

  • We will be starting out unit on dinosaurs.
  • We will be creating a dinosaur book and different dinosaur projects.
  • Great Valley Nature Center will come for a visit to talk about dinosaurs!
  • We will be talking about Earth Day.
  • We will continue reviewing the letters of the alphabet and their corresponding sounds and create our alphabet books.
  • We will continue talking about time to the hour and introduce time to the half hour. We will also continue counting and identifying pennies, nickels and dimes.
  • We will continue writing sentences, talking about finger spaces and inventive spelling.

Important Dates

April 4, 2016: Great Valley Nature center visits!

April 8, 2016: Conferences

April 15, 2016: Earth Day activities

Homework

Mondays- Read a book together!

Tuesdays- Letter of the week work page

Wednesdays- sight word practice

Thursdays- Read a book together!

Fridays- Enjoy your weekend :)


We are always working on writing our names, counting, identifying and writing the numbers 1-20. Keep practicing identifying the letters and their corresponding sounds, as long as writing each uppercase and lowercase letter.

Sight Word Practice

We are working hard and improving a lot on identifying and reading our color, shape and number sight words!

Colors:

  • orange, blue, red, green, brown, yellow, black, gray, pink

Number sight words:

  • one,two,three,four,five,six,seven,eight,nine,ten

Shape sight words:

  • oval, circle, square, rectangle, star, heart, triangle

is, word, may, that, and, said, I, with, name, on, see, an, it, look, book, are, color, you, this, yes, no, help, said, jump, have, big, little, where, come, run, to, too, do, play, dog, said, a are sight words in addition to the above words.


We have started focusing on four sight words a week, spelling, recognizing and saying the words during calendar.