Mrs. Burkhardt's Kindergarten News

November 15, 2016

Classroom Happenings


This week our class will be focusing on the rules they follow at home and in school. Children also will be reading stories about the laws people follow in their neighborhoods and communities.

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

Word Workout

  • Vocabulary: cooperate, rules Make a chart of the rules your child follows. Encourage your child to think about the ways we cooperate, or work together with others.
  • My Words to Know

High-Frequency Word: to Fill a small pan with shaving cream. Have your child write the word to in the shaving cream each time you use the word to in a sentence.

Category Words: action words Encourage your child to think of laws and rules to follow at home, at school, and in the community.

Phonics: i Help your child think of words that include the letter i, such as ink, pin, inch, if, sit, hid, and in. Write the words on paper. Then ask your child to underline the letter i in each word.

Everyday Math

We will discuss position words...on, below, above, etc. We will also continue focusing on number recognition 12-20. Please continue counting at home for added practice.


We are continuing our discussion on Senses. This week we will continue our focus on sound and smell.

Important Information

-No School...November 23, November 24, November 25.

-Picture retakes November 17.

-Thank you parents for taking time to come and talk with me about your kiddo. Parent/Teacher communication is extremely important for student success!!

-If you missed your conference you should have received a note about rescheduling. :)