Mrs. Monday's Kindergarten News

September 19 - 23

From Mrs. Monday...

We had another wonderful week! The class did a great job with the guest teacher on Tuesday while I was at a meeting. The guest teacher said they were AMAZING! I am proud of them!



*Please sign up for our Parent/Teacher Conference ASAP! I sent an email with the link and a paper with information today.


*Picture Day is on Tuesday!


*Please return your field trip permission slips and money. If you want to chaperone, you need to fill out the online background check now...it takes a couple of weeks to get everything back.


Have a great weekend!

Important Dates...

September 16 - PTO Pizza Making Night - 5-8 pm

September 18 - Happy Birthday Akshdeep!

September 20 - School pictures

September 21 - Spirit Night at Flashbacks

September 22 - FCHS Homecoming Parade 5:30

September 23 - Scholastic book orders are due

September 23 - End of first grading period

September 29 - Happy Birthday Teagan!

Franklin Central Football Game - TONIGHT!

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Learning Focus This Week...

Reading:

Story - Shapes All Around

Weekly Focus - What shapes do you see all around you?

Letter Identification - review Aa-Zz

Letter Sound - Tt

Comprehension Skills - asking/answering questions, key details

Word Work - initial and ending sound discrimination, syllables, rhyming, blending

Sight Word - like

Vocabulary Words - materials, nature, world, decoration, games


Math:

number stories, teen numbers, shapes, chomputation, counting


Writing:

writing rubric, reviewing traits, ideas, first quarter writing prompt assessment


Handwriting:

D, d, review, C, c


Social Studies:

community helpers


Science:

science skills (observe, compare, sort, measure)

science tools (magnifying glass, balance, thermometer, ruler, measuring cup, etc.)

Specials Schedule...

Monday - Art

Tuesday - Library (library books are due!)

Wednesday - Music

Thursday - Gym (wear tennis shoes!)

Friday - Music

Pizza Making Night - TONIGHT!

The pizza making fundraiser event is on Friday, September 16th. If you signed up to help make pizzas, you can come anytime between 5 and 7:30. If you ordered pizzas, please be at the school from 7:45-8:30 to pick them up. If you have questions you can reach out to Michele McGail:mmcgail1@yahoo.com.

Green Folders

Please clean out your child's green take home folder every night. THANKS!

Parent/Teacher Conferences

You are invited to sign up for Mrs. Monday's Parent/Teacher Conference.

DATE: October 4, October 5 and October 6
PLACE: Room 114
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: End of day before each conference day


To pick a time slot, enter this link in your internet browser:

www.ptcfast.com/reg1


At that link, you will be asked for your Entry Code, where you should enter 2UK1102948


I look forward to meeting with you at our conference. You will receive your child's report card at our conference.

School Pictures

School pictures will be on Tuesday, September 20th. All students will have their picture taken for the yearbook even if you do not wish to order. Order forms were sent home this Wednesday. Let me know if you need another order form. You may order online up to 48 hours after picture day.

FIELD TRIP!

Mark your calendars! Kindergarten is going on our first field trip! We are going to Tuttle's Orchard on Monday, October 3. We will learn all about apples and pumpkins. Your child brought home the permission slip with more information!

Scholastic Book Orders

The Scholastic book orders for October are due by Friday, September 23. There are many wonderful, inexpensive books in this month's orders. The kids LOVE getting books delivered to the classroom to take home! There was a coupon attached for a FREE book!

CLASS CODE - GKYNP

Work Stations

Our class LOVES work stations! We do 2 Literacy Work Stations and 2 Math Work Stations everyday. This is a time when they work with a partner to practice, reinforce, remediate, and/or enrich certain skills and standards. During this time, I work with small groups. Ask your child about some of these work stations.


Literacy Work Stations:


  • Computer
  • Oral Language
  • Classroom Library
  • Puzzles
  • Magnetic Letters
  • Tag Reader
  • iPod Touch
  • ABC
  • Pocket Chart
  • Drama
  • Big Books
  • Literature Learning
  • Rhyming
  • Nursery Rhymes
  • Dry Erase Boards
  • Sounds




Math Work Stations:


  • Computer
  • Counting
  • Numbers
  • iPod Touch
  • Shapes
  • Magnetic Numbers
  • Puzzles
  • Hot Dots
  • Junk Boxes
  • Sorting
  • Graphing
  • Patterns
  • Dry Erase Boards

Book Fair

The Fall Scholastic Book Fair is coming up - September 30 to October 6. Students will be able to shop during their regularly scheduled library time and families can shop on October 5 and 6 during the Parent/Teacher Conferences. We could really use volunteers to help students and families during the Book Fair. If you are available for an hour or more, please sign up in Sign Up Genius below. Any help is greatly appreciated!! If you have any questions, please contact Janelle Tierney at janelle.kyle@comcast.net.


Thank you!

Dismissal Times...

*Dismissal is at 3:50 pm on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday.

*Every Wednesday is an Early Release Day - 3:20 pm dismissal.

Website of the Week...

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Donors Choose!

My new project, "Listening and Learning" is now posted! Please share this link to anyone you know who would be willing to donate to help our class get new materials. Only $169.00 is needed to fund this project.

Attendance Line

If your child is absent, please call the school attendance line at 317-860-4790.