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Mrs. Abrams’ Kindergarten News

May 9-13

dates to remember

May 2-20

End of Year Testing

DRA and AIMS Web

Friday May 13

* Last day for AR testing

All library books are due

Friday May 18

* All Blue Reading Folders are due

Last day to read with Mr Ken and Mrs Beverley

Breakfast with Moms

Tuesday, May 24th

Field Trip to the Dallas Zoo

Thursday, May 26th

Field Day

Monday, May 30

Memorial Day: No School

Tuesday, May 31

7:45-8:15am Kindergarten End Of Year Awards Ceremony

Wednesday, June 1

Water Day

Thursday, June 2

Bad Weather Make-up day

Friday, June 3

Early Release 12:30

Last Day of Kindergarten!

a few Schedule Changes

This week your child’s CAMP time will be different on Monday and Tuesday to accommodate testing in the upper grades.

Monday 5/9 & Tuesday 5/10

CAMP Time 11:10-12:10.

We will not have Library on Monday to accommodate testing in library that day

AR Readers & Blue Reading Folders....

Friday May 13

This is the Last day to take an AR test

All library books are due

Friday May 18

* All Blue Reading Folders are due

This will be the last day to read with Mr Ken and Mrs Beverley

Breakfast with Moms

What are we learning in class...


Collecting and Analyzing Data (Graphing)


Research: generating questions and finding answers

Learning new information about a topic of interest


Organisms in the environment

Social Studies

Community: Jobs and why people work

Thank you from the bottom of my heart...

Sweet Parents,

What a wonderful Teacher's Appreciation Week!

Thank you for making me feel so special. I have been blessed with a set of wonderful parents. Thank you for the wonderful cards, gifts and hugs that have been sent my way. I will miss each of you next year.

Many heart prints,

Teresa Abrams

Mother's Day Songs for Kids | Mother's Day Heart Song Preschool | On Mother's Day Video for Children

From Mrs. Abrams Desk..

Here are a few of the books we read this week:

A Butterfly is Born (Expository Text)

Compare and Contrast the two stories The Grouchy Ladybug by Erick Carle & The Very Lazy Ladybug by Isobel Finn

We enjoyed reading about Mother’s in the books: Just Me and My Mom by Mercer Mayer, The Mother’s Day Mice by Eve Bunting and Jan Brett A Mother for Choco by Keiko Kasza

We enjoyed many books by the author Denise Fleming:

In The Small, Small Pond

In The Tall Tall Grass &

Beetle Bop

Butterfly, Butterfly! (a song for kids about the butterfly life cycle)

May Days -


Shaving Cream Learning Day


Write in PEN day Bring your favorite pen!


Reading Buddy (Stuffed Animal) Day
Bring one small enough to fit in your backpack


Show Your Toes Day Take off your shoes while you learn!


Dodd Spirit Day!
Wear any Dodd Elementary shirt


Bubble Day
Blowing soap bubbles outside & eating a Blow Pop


Toy Day

Bring your favorite Toy to school small enough to fit in your backpack


Career Day
Come dressed as what you want to be when you grow up


Flashlight & Favorite Book Day
Bring a small flashlight to use while you read today


Fun and Games Day
Bring your favorite Board Game to play in class


Learning on the Floor Day
Students can choose favorite Good Fit Spot to work


Dodd Field trip to the Zoo
wear your orange Dodd t-shirt


Crazy Sock Day
Wear your favorite pair of socks to school


Field Day
Wear Sunscreen and bring your sunglasses!

Honoring Memorial Day
Wear red/white/blue. We will write letters to soldiers today!


Memorial Day/No School


Bling Day!
Kindergarten Award Day

We will shine extra bright today !

June 1st

Water Day & Beach Learning Day

Bring a towel and sunglasses!

We will watch Finding Nemo after Water Day

June 2nd

Hat Day – Early Release DAy

Wear your favorite hat for some outside Centers!