Kindergarten News

October 12, 2018

Our Learning Celebration

Friday, Nov. 16th, 8:15am

Mini theater

Please mark your calendar and plan to join us on Friday, November 16th. Our class will be presenting the K - 2nd Grade Learning Celebration. Our brief program will begin promptly at 8:15. It will last approximately 15 minutes.

Conversation Starters

As a way to foster conversations with your child about what we are learning, please ask him/her the following:


Discuss with your child a fire safety plan for at home. If there is a fire in your home, please make sure your child knows how to safely escape and where to meet once outside.



Magical Mathematicians

Please read the following problem with your child and help him solve the problem.


Bella has 4 cookies. Caitlyn has one more cookie than Bella. How many cookies does Caitlyn have?


Your child can earn a special reward by drawing a picture to illustrate the math problem above. Please return the math work on Monday.

Reading in Action

Read a story to your child. Ask your child... What part of the story was your favorite? Why?

Literacy Workstations

Writers Workshop

As writers, when want to teach more, we can add more pages.

Reading Workshop

As readers, we can re-read to learn more about the story.We can retell stories.
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Math Workshop

As mathematicians, we can put numbers in sequential order.

Math Workstations

Social Studies

As scientists, we can use our sense of sight to understand things in nature.

Shared Reading

As readers, we can track print and use the pictures to help us read unknown words.
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Learning About Respect

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Field Trip Fun and Learning!

Cocky's Reading Express

The University of South Carolina came to present a special program about the importance of reading to our students on Friday. Each student was presented a book and got to meet Cocky!

Environmental Science Tag Activities

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Family Activities

Please share family activities with us. We will try to provide time for your child to share about their special activities in class and also post some of the pictures in our newsletter. This is a great way for us to share with one another and build our classroom community/family.
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Contact Information

Mrs. Poston: tposton@lexrich5.org

Mrs. Meade: smeade@lexrich5.org


Dutch Fork Elementary: Academy of Environmental Sciences

Title One School

803-476-3900