October 11, 2015
The firefighter dressed in all his gear.
The children got to go outside to see the truck and the tools that the firefighters use.
How many Kindergartners long is a firetruck? :)
Last Week's Fun...
*We continued Topic 4 in math...ordering and comparing numbers 0-10.
*The children practiced using an alphabet chart to help them spell words during Writer's Workshop.
*We reviewed finding the main idea in stories and how to summarize a story.
*We practiced listening for and identifying initial sounds.
*We reviewed listening for and counting syllables in words.
*We had a visit from the Leawood Fire Department!
This Week's Fun...
*This week is considered "benchmark" week in our reading series. Instead of formal reading lessons, the children will participate in rotations (we've been practicing this) as I assess small groups of students.
*We will learn about labeling as a type of writing in Writer's Workshop.
*We'll finish up Topic 4 in math.
*We'll visit the Faulkner's Pumpkin Patch on Tuesday!
*Tuesday, October 13: Black and white day... field trip to the pumpkin patch...please have your child dress in comfortable layers and shoes that can get dirty. Remember to send a lunch and drink with your child that day...we'll eat at the patch!
*Thursday, October 15: Pink and/or gray day... vision/hearing screening and library check out
*Friday, October 16: No school...end of first quarter (can you believe it) and professional development
*Tuesday, October 20: "Doughnuts for Dad" 7:30-8:30 last names A-M
*Wednesday, October 21: "Doughnuts for Dad" 7:30-8:30 last names N-Z