Week 15 of Kindergarten

RECAP AND WHATS TO COME

Sight Words

Students will be tested on Friday. Please keep the "I Can!" sight word flashcards in the red folders. We will be adding the new flashcards to the rings on Monday.

Students who tested a 70 or below will be retested. Please look at the sheet in the red folder that shows which sight words students should be practicing.


*You can find a list of Fry's First 100 word list on the internet or on the link on the parent portal*


List 1 - the, of, and, a, to
List 2 - in, is, you, that, it

List 3 - he, was, for, on, are
List 4 : as, with , his, they, I
List 5: at, be, this, have, from

List 6: or, one, had, by, words

List 7: but, not, what, all, were
List 8: we, when, your, can, said
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November 30th - December 4th

Christmas/Advent:
Over the next few weeks we will be discussing Advent and the meaning of Christmas. We will be reading a cute book called Mooseltoe by Margie Palatini and doing a story map, beginning/middle/end and a character development activity.

Reading/Writing:
Phonemic Awareness skills: initial sounds, rhyming, and blending with syllables.

We are continuing with our writing journal where students are able to illustrate and create sentences. Students are adding more detail to both their illustrations and writing.


New Superkid: Icky


Print & Awareness
-Track print from left to right

Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
-Identify initial and medial /i/

- Associate Ii with /i/

- Blend sounds to decode words


Vocabulary
-Discuss television and sleepovers

Comprehension
-Sequence events

- Draw conclusions and understand characters

- Generate questions to make predicitons


Fluency
- Speak as a story character

Writing
-Handwriting form Ii

-Expressive writing: Dictate captions, descriptions, and an invitation


Spelling
- Encode Ii for /i/ and encode letters for other sounds

Listening and Speaking
-Discuss using TV time wisely



Math

Chapter 3: Represent, Count, and Write Numbers 6-9


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Science:
Unit 2: Animals

Lesson 7: What Do Animals Need?

Lesson 8: How Do Animals Grow and Change?

IMPORTANT REMINDERS

Thursday, Dec 1st: Kindergarten Field Trip
Wednesday, Dec 7th: Barnes & Noble Book Fair
Tuesday, Dec 13th: 6pm Pre-K through 2nd grade Christmas Performance in Gym
Tuesday, Dec 20th: Noon Dismissal
Wednesday, Dec 21st - Tuesday, Jan 3rd: Christmas Break
Wednesday, Jan 4th: School Resumes