Kindergarten Newsletter ACES

Week Of March 15th

Highlights from last week....

This week was a busy week of learning.

In ELA, we learned about baby animals. Our sight words were for and have and our letter u.

As a team, we are noticing that many of our children are struggling with their sight words, please continue to practice these at home with your child.

In Math, we worked on composing and decomposing numbers.

A peek at our learning this week....

This week our class will be reading stories about different kinds of pets and how to care for them. Children will learn about grooming, feeding, walking, and caring for pets.

Here are some activities that you can do with your child to help reinforce the skills we will be practicing.

Word Workout

  • Vocabulary: responsibility, train Talk about the responsibilities associated with caring for pets, as well as how people train pets.
  • My Words to Know

High-Frequency Words: they, of Think of short sentences that include they and of and write them down. Have your child point to each word and read each sentence aloud. Ask your child to underline the words they and of.

Category Words: pets Play a game of “Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down.” Ask your child to show thumbs up if what you say is true, and to show thumbs down if what you say is not true. For example, A dog can be a pet. (thumbs up)

Phonics: g, w Help your child think of words with the letter g and the letter w, such as get, hug, wag, and wet.

In Math, we will continue using number bonds to decompose numbers. We will work on writing subtraction number sentences.

Half Day on Wednesday

We will have a half day of school on Wednesday. Please note that work is sent home with your child in their folder on that day. Please have your child complete the work and send it back the next day. Thank you!