Ms. King's Kindergarten

May 9, 2016

A Note from the Teacher:

Thank you one and all for the ways you made teacher appreciation week special! I truly do not take for granted the wonderful parents here at RES and in my classroom! Please know that all of your gestures were much appreciated. :)


Our field trip to the National Zoo is on Wednesday!! If you want to preview the sights at the zoo, the website is https://nationalzoo.si.edu/. Remember:



  • We are leaving at 8:00am
  • Send a bagged lunch that can be thrown away when finished
  • We will be arriving back at the school at approximately 4:30pm



Ms. King

What We're Learning This Week

English Language Arts


  • Reading zoo stories
  • Writing about our trip to the zoo
  • Fundations Unit 5- writing sentences
  • Sight words: up, with


Social Sciences


  • Continue observing and recording growth of plants
  • Learning about different zoo animals and the job of a zookeeper
  • Beginning our "Keeping Cool at the Beach" unit



Math


  • Graphing and sorting zoo animals
  • Zoo animal word problems
  • Planning and drawing a structure to keep 10 people cool at the beach
  • Improving math fact fluency

Upcoming Dates


May 11- National Zoo Field Trip (8am-4:30pm)

May 12- Fuel Up to Play 60 Family Fun Night (6pm)

May 20- Field Day

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4th Term Specials Schedule

Monday- P.E. (wear tennis shoes!)

Tuesday- Art

Wednesday- Media (remember your library book!)

Thursday- Guidance

Friday- Music