January News

Miss Gephart

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Junior K2 loves playing with puzzles!

Looking Ahead to January!

  • We will begin our unit on the Arctic. We will talk about different animals in the Arctic, igloos, icebergs and Eskimos.
  • We will continue to work on three color patterns, measurement, addition/subtraction and numbers. We will begin talking about tens and ones and the numbers above 11-14.
  • We will continue talking about the letters of the alphabet (A-N) and their corresponding sounds.
  • We will be starting to review the letters starting with A and creating an alphabet book to review our letters. We will also begin writing sentences!

Important Dates!

January 8- Dress Down Day!

January 18- No School (Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

January 22- End of second marking period!

January 29- Half Day- Parent/Teacher conferences


Mondays- Read a book together!

Tuesdays- Letter of the week work page

Wednesdays- sight word practice

Thursdays- Read a book together!

Fridays- Enjoy your weekend :)

We are always working on writing our names, counting, identifying and writing the numbers 1-14. Keep practicing identifying the letters and their corresponding sounds.

Second Quarter Sight Words

We are working hard and improving a lot on identifying and reading our color, shape and number sight words!


  • orange, blue, red, green, brown, yellow, black, gray, pink

Number sight words:

  • one,two,three,four,five,six,seven,eight,nine,ten

Shape sight words:

  • oval, circle, square, rectangle, star, heart, triangle

is, word, may, that, and, said, I, with, name, on, see, an, it, look, book, are, color, you, this, yes, no, help, said, jump, have, big, little are sight words in addition to the above words.