Kindergarten Adventures

Walker and Lackey April 2nd - 6th

Reading and Writing

Read Alouds:

*Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text. RI.K.3

*Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text. RL.K.4

*Identify the reasons an author gives to support points in a text. RI.K.8


*Children will add or substitute individual sounds (phonemes) in simple, one-syllable words to make new words. RF.K.2e

*Children will continue applying grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words. RF.K.3

*Children will associate the long and short sounds with common spellings (graphemes) for the five major vowels. RF.K.3b

*We will continue our focus on reading emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding. RF.K.4

High Frequency Words:

3rd Trimester Sight Words:

away, come, down, find, funny, help, here, jump, little, said, three, two, where


*Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose explanatory pieces. WK1

*Respond to questions and suggestions from peers and add details to strengthen writing as needed. W.K.5

*Understand that words are separated by spaces in print. RFK1c

* Recognize and name end punctuation. LK2b


*We will continue working on fluently adding and subtracting within 5. [K-OA5]

* We will continue decomposing numbers less than or equal to 9 by using objects or drawings (9= 4+ 5 and 9 = 7+ 2). K-OA3

*We will continue working on solving addition and subtraction word problems and adding and subtracting within 10 by using objects or drawings K-OA1 K-OA2

Unit Study

*We will begin our study of plants.

*We will be predicting the effect of the sun on living things. KS2

*We will be comparing the size, shape, structure, and basic needs of living things. KS6

Important Reminders

We are in need of Clorox wipes and paper towels which we use daily in our classroom. If you could send some to help us out, that would be fantastic!!!! Thanks to the parents who sent items before Spring Break!!!

*Field Trip to Birmingham Zoo- April 25th

Wear Field trip shirt and tennis shoes.

Bring sack lunch.

Parents will need to meet in the bottom of the Publix parking lot and carpool to the zoo. E-mail with more details for chaperones coming soon.

*Please make sure you are reading with your child each night. Your child should be finishing the word lines/sentences in his/her folder and completing all three trimesters of sight words within the next few weeks. If they have already completed the folder, they should be reading the books that are being sent home in their folder and practicing the next set of sight words(100 words, Dolch word list...) each night.

Kindergarten Habitat Talking Zoo - Wednesday, May 2nd

9:35-10:35 A.M.

Save the Date- More information soon. You will not want to miss this activity.

Kindergarten Graduation - May 15th (More Details Coming Soon)

Kindergarten registration packets for 2018-2019 will be available through the school office coming soon.