October 3, 2015
This Week in Kindergarten
Also, Field Day is coming up. This is an opportunity for your child to participate in individual and team building activities. Activities will be indoor and outdoor. Students are encouraged to dress appropriately. If you are interested in sending in popsicles for the class to enjoy at the end of the day please let me know.
Fun Run Update
A Message from Transportation
As a point of safety for our kindergarten students who ride the bus, a parent or guardian must meet the bus in the afternoons at the bus stop. If the parent is not at the stop, the kindergartener will be returned to school for parent pick-up. Exception: kindergarten students will be dropped off at their stop if they have an older sibling riding the bus with them. The bus supervisor, Tammy Daniel, may be reached through email should you have any questions or concerns with this protocol - email@example.com
When reading with your child, please do not cover up the pictures! Students are taught to look at the pictures to help them figure out "tricky words." You can encourage your child to check the picture by prompting them to use their "eagle eye." Also, students need to use their finger to touch and read each word. This one-to-one correspondence helps encourage young readers to read through words and to independently self-correct.
I am sending home an information sheet in your child's orange folder that will give you tips on how to help your child become a better reader.
Expected Student Behavior in Kindergarten
Mark Your Calendar
October 7- Little Caesars Spirit Night
October 8- End of Term and Field Day
October 12- Student Holiday
Suggested Kindergarten Apps for Home
Sight Words by Little Speller: sight words, nice parental controls
Kids Crosswords: spelling skills, sight words, and word recognition
PBS Kids: access to shows and other content
Little Patterns: creating and continuing patterns
ABC Letter Tracing: fine motor skills, letter recognition and letter formation