This Week in Kindergarten

April 15, 2016

Volunteers

Thank you again to all of our wonderful Kindergarten volunteers! We appreciate all of our wonderful parents who volunteer with small groups, classroom projects, field trips, pictures, bulletin boards and so many other things. We could not do it without you and appreciate you more than you know!

What are we learning in Kindergarten this week?

Math:

We will write subtraction sentences with symbols.
I know I have it when I can write number sentences using symbols to describe take-away subtraction stories.


What can we work on at home?

-Identifying numbers 1-30

-Counting to 100 by 1's 5's and 10's

-Writing Numbers 1-100


Language Arts/ Social Studies:

In Writer's Workshop:

We will use descriptive words to make our writing clearer.

I know I have it when I can use descriptive words to make my writing better.



In Reader's Workshop:

We will review "Treasures in My Hand" and the elements of a story.

I know I have it when I can distinguish between real and imaginary.



What can we work on at home?

-Stretching out sounds to write simple words

-Reading and writing sight words

-Writing sentences that start with a capital letter and end with punctuation.



Science:

We will demonstrate how to use, conserve, and dispose of natural resources and materials.
I know I have it when I can demonstrate how to use, conserve, and dispose of natural resources and materials.

Important Reminders:


-Please be sure that your child's personal belongings are labeled with his or her name. These items include jackets, hats, gloves, lunchboxes, etc. This is an important step in returning your child's items if they are misplaced. Thank you so much for your help with this.

-Guided Reading books are due back to school on Friday of each week.

Student Holiday/ Staff Development

Friday, April 22nd, 7:30am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Kindergarten Field Trip

Wednesday, April 27th, 9:30am

100 Municipal Drive

Roanoke, TX

Kindergarten Award Ceremony

Thursday, April 28th, 9am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX

Your child's teacher will contact you if your child will be receiving an award.

Muffins with Mom

Friday, May 6th, 7am

401 Parkview Drive

Trophy Club, TX