Kindergarten Update

September 27, 2015

Last Week's Fun...

*The sight words "it," "in," and "did" were introduced.

*We practiced matching beginning sounds.

*The reading comprehension strategy of "making predictions" was introduced.

*We learned about nonfiction text structure (specifically, diagrams with labels).

*We continued to discuss expected behaviors for Writer's Workshop and participated in writing.

*Topic 3 of our math series was continued (counting, reading, and writing numbers 6-10).

*We did apple investigations with our third grade buddies from Mrs. Haas's class!

This Week's Fun...

*The sight words "yes" and "no" will be introduced.

*We'll practice isolating and listening for beginning sounds.

*The vocabulary strategy of determining word relationships will be introduced.

*The reading comprehension strategy of determining the main idea and details in a story will be introduced.

*We will finish Topic 3 in math and begin Topic 4 which will focus on comparing and ordering numbers 0-10.

Important Dates...

*Thursday, October 1: Library check out

*Tuesday, October 6: Early dismissal at 2:00

*Thursday, October 8: Library check out

*Tuesday, October 13: Field trip to Faulkner's Pumpkin Patch (please note: this date has been rescheduled from Oct. 15 due to vision and hearing screenings).

*Thursday, October 15: Vision and hearing screenings

*Friday, October 16: No school due to district professional development

*Tuesday, October 20: Doughnuts for Dad 7:30-8:30 (last names A-M).

*Wednesday, October 21: Doughnuts for Dad 7:30-8:30 (last names N-Z).

Have a great week!

Sue Rassette