Mrs. Burkhardt's Kindergarten News

November 17, 2017

Classroom Happenings


This week our class focused on the rules they follow at home and in school. Children also read 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 practice.

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

Next week 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. Next week we will continue our focus on sound and smell.

Important Information

-No School...November 22, November 23, November 24.

-Pictures are in your child's binder.

-Our class won the Butter Braid contest. Ashton was the top seller for our class!! Way to go!! Thank you to all the parents who helped with this fundraiser!

-Please continue to send in Box Tops. We are still in last place by 400 pts!! :(

-Restructuring meeting at Otter Lake School on Tuesday, November 21 @6:30. Please come! Be informed. Ask questions. Make anonymous suggestions!