Mrs. Grant's Kindergarten
April 29 - May 3
Fairy tale and Fable dress up day!
Some fables we have read are Henny Penny, Chicken Little, and The Lion and the Mouse. Some fairy tales we will read will be Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, Jack and the Beanstalk, Three Little Pigs, etc.
Welcome Miss Stewart
Parents, Punch, and Poetry
This week we talked about blends at the ends of words. We wrote sentences with with blend words, spotted words in Mrs. Grant's sentences, and wrote them on a post it note when we found one in our books.
K.RL.5 Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems)
K.RL.2 With prompting and support, retell famliar stories, including key details
K.RL.3 With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
K.RL.9 With prompting and support, compare and contrast the adventures and experiences of characters in familiar stories.
We started our mini illustrations unit of study this week! It is preparing us to start our big unit of study, Small Moments. We talked about trying to visually represent objects such as people, animals, and backgrounds of a story. They also enjoyed practicing drawing many objects using a step by step guide. It's been fun!
Tens Go Fish
pull out the Jack, Queens, and Kings (make the Ace worth 1)
play the same rules as Go Fish but you have to match combos of ten. Enjoy!
K.NBT.1 Compose and decompose numbers from 11-19 into ten ones and some further ones.
During our Earth's resources unit, we enjoyed getting outside and collecting rocks from around our school. Then we brought them into our classroom and wrote three rock observations. Our unit focused on conservation and making sure we know to be smart with our Earth's resources and not waste.
K.3.7 Recommend ways that people can improve their environment at home, in school, and in the neighborhood.
K.3.3 Describe and compare living plants in terms of growth, parts, shape, size, color, and texture.
What to know about this week
Library - Thursday
Star Words - ALL DONE
Words - review
Readers Workshop - Fairy Tales
Science - Plants
Writing - Illustrations and invitations
Math - place value