A Peek at the Week

January 11-15

Language Arts Skills:

*Adjectives

*Rhyming Words

*High Frequency Words: his, us

*Reading: Procedural Text

*Writer’s Notebook: How-to Writing, Writing Folder

*Poem of the Week: “Hot and Cold”

Math Skills:

*Numeracy: 0-15 (recognizing, representing and writing)

*Addition

*Subtraction Story Problems

Science/Social Studies Skills:

*Martin Luther King Jr.

*Penguins


Please log-in to PebbleGo to learn more information about penguins (Go to Animals – Click on Birds). Username: jameswill Password: read

Schedule for the Week:

Monday (01/11):

*Kindergarten News – Email

*STEM Lab

*P.E. – Please have your child wear tennis shoes and shorts under dresses/skirts for physical education.


Tuesday (01/12):

*Library

*Art


Wednesday (01/13):

*College Spirit Day – Your child can wear his/her favorite college shirt.

*Take Home Readers – Your child will bring home a take home reader to read to the family. Please ask your child to retell the story (characters, setting, problem, solution, text to self).

*P.E. – Please have your child wear tennis shoes and shorts under dresses/skirts for physical education.


Thursday (01/14):

*Center Room

*Music


Friday (01/15):

*”Two by Two Reading” – You are welcome to come into our classroom and read to your child from 8:20-8:40. We must ask you not to bring infants or toddlers with you. They usually do not have the attention span needed for this type of activity. However, if you have a preschooler that would enjoy being read to, please feel free to bring him/her.

*Poem Book – Enjoy listening to your child chant “Hot and Cold”. Please return the poem book to school on Tuesday.

*P.E. – Please have your child wear tennis shoes and shorts under dresses/skirts for physical education.

Playing Tunnel Tag in P.E.

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Little Reminders:

*Our lunch time is from 11:45-12:15. You are welcome to join your child for lunch!


*Please continue to send in the high frequency lessons. Set a goal with your child to complete lesson #7 by March 4th. Your child needs to read 62/100 high frequency words to receive “Satisfactory” on the kindergarten report card (third grading period).


*Please visit our JWE Kindergarten Team Canvas Page. This page contains lots of wonderful resources to help your child at home. https://katyisd.instructure.com/courses/47116


*If you would like to celebrate your child’s birthday with a special treat, please be sure that you bring something that can be passed out individually and eaten with minimal mess. We love cookies, brownies, Rice Krispie treats, doughnuts, or muffins (and napkins, too.). Please no cakes, cookie cake, or cupcakes.

Upcoming Events:

*The 100th Day of School: Tuesday, February 2 - Your child can dress up like a 100 year old person (white hair, black socks with sandals, walking cane, etc.).


*Eureka Science: Thursday, February 4 – We will need parents to help us with this fun science experiment. Please sign up on our JWE PTA http://www.jwepta.org/.


*Valentine’s Party: Friday, February 12 – The children will exchange valentines.