Kindergarten News

October 26, 2018

Conversation Starters

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


What are your five senses? Why are they so important to us? How can we use them in nature?

Magical Mathematicians

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


Isabelle had 6 hairbows. Jaleigha has 6 hairbows. Have your child compare the number of hairbows. (greater than, less than, equal to).


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...


Did you like the end of the story? Why or why not?

Literacy Workstations

Writers Workshop

As writers, we can think about planning out our stories across the pages.

Reading Workshop

As readers, we can add word to stories to connect the pages.

Math Workshop

As mathematicians, we can name ordinal numbers 1-5 and count scattered groups of objects.

Math Workstations

Social Sciences

As scientists, we can use our senses to explore nature.

Using our Five Senses in Nature

Shared Reading

As readers, we can track print and use the pictures to help us read unknown words.
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Environmental Science Tag Activities

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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