Kindergarten News

March 7, 2019

Welcome to our new student, Arthur!

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Conversation Starters

As a way to foster conversations with your child about what we are learning, please ask him/her the following:


Ask your child....In Writers Workshop, what is your How To book about?

Magical Mathematicians

Please read the following problem with your child and help him solve the problem.


Sally has 8 LOL dolls. Lucy has 2 LOL dolls. How many more LOL dolls does Sally have than Lucy?


(If your child is ready, perhaps challenge him with higher numbers, perhaps numbers 15-20.)


Your child can earn a special reward by drawing a picture to illustrate the math problem above. Please return the math work on Monday.

Reading in Action

Read a story to your child. Ask your child...


What is the main idea of the story?

Literacy Workstations

Writers Workshop

As writers, we can write How-To books.
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Reading Workshop

As readers, we can use patterns and letter sounds to help us read.

Math Workshop

As mathematicians, we can use counters to create, write and draw addition equations.

Our Math Walk!

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Social Sciences

As Scientists, we can sort and classify matter by properties.

Shared Reading

As readers, we can tell what the characters are thinking, feeling and saying.
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Family Activities

Please share family activities with us. We will try to provide time for your child to share about their special activities in class and also post some of the pictures in our newsletter. This is a great way for us to share with one another and build our classroom community/family.
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Contact Information

Mrs. Poston: tposton@lexrich5.org

Mrs. Meade: smeade@lexrich5.org


Dutch Fork Elementary: Academy of Environmental Sciences

Title One School

803-476-3900