Mrs. Long's Class
October 21, 2016
Upcoming Events at JES
Parent/Teacher Conferences- Tuesday, October 25th
Fall Class Parties- Friday, October 28th
Fall Festival- Friday, November 18th *(Date Changed)
No School- Tuesday, November 8th (Election Day)
Veterans Day Program- Friday, November 11th
Care Package Donations- All items must be sent in by Friday, November 18th
Red Ribbon Week!
Next week is Ribbon Week. Mrs. Berry, the school counselor will be discussing healthy and drug free lifestyles. She is also asking students to participate in Red Ribbon dress up days!
Monday: Wear red
Tuesday: "Follow your dreams, don’t do drugs”- Wear your PJ's
Wednesday: Team up for healthy lifestyle- Wear your favorite team shirt
Thursday: Throwback Thursday- Dress like your from the 70’s, 80’s, or 90’sFriday: Freaky Friday--mix match, crazy hair
Parent Teacher Conferences:
Skills we are working on:
- Letters and Sounds
- Counting to 60 by 1's and 10's
- Writing numbers 0-40
- Number recognition
- Nursery Rhymes
- Rhyming Words
- Parts of a Book
Weekly Assessments: 10/24 - 10/28
Little Miss Muffet
(Students will recite the rhyme on Friday.)
Continue to practice all of set 1 sight words. We will begin set 2 words when we return from break. I will test your child over set 2 words weekly. They will still be responsible for set 1 words. They will be tested over both set 1 and 2 at the end of the next quarter.
Set 2: with, she, see
(These will be checked on Friday.)
The cats can nap.
Cam is my little cat.
We can have a cat.
Did Pat like the cap?
Dad can have the top.
Tip is a cat.
We like my little cat.
Pam can sip it.
He can pass the cap.
It is for Tip.
(Students will read 4 of these sentences to me on Thursday.)
As Veterans Day approaches, and we begin to think about the holiday season, we have decided to collect items and create care packages for deployed soldiers. This is a great opportunity to for us to thank the heroes that defend our Country and freedom, and to spread cheer during the Holidays! The class with the most donations will get a prize! (If you have any questions please contact Mrs. Long.)
Donation List: All items must be sent in by Friday, November 18th.
Accelerated Reader Prize Incentive Program
Your child has been introduced to the program Reading Eggs. We will be using Reading Eggs regularly throughout the school year. A paper has been sent home with your child's login and password information. *(Login: first name, middle initial, last name. Password: is first name and lunch number) There is also is a program called Mathseeds. Mathseeds will give your child extra math skill practice. The login is the same! If you have internet access, you are encouraged to use these programs at home! Just go to www.readingeggs.com
Scholastic Book Orders
Shop Online: scholastic.com/readingclub
One-Time Class Activation Code: GWMXY
Ordering online is fast and easy:
- VISIT https://orders.scholastic.com/GWMXY
- CLICK on "Connect to Your Teacher " under the FOR PARENTS section.
- ENTER the one-time Class Activation Code
- SHOP from a carefully curated selection of the best books and value packs
- SUBMIT your order and earn FREE Books for our classroom
- All book orders will be shipped to our classroom so we can celebrate the joy of reading together!
Competition ends at the end of the nine weeks!
We are collecting Box Tops this year! You can find them on lots of packages… everything from school supplies to taco shells! Each regular Box Top clipping is worth 10 cents, and those can add up quickly when we all turn them in! Please put your labels in a baggie or an envelop, label them "Long" and send them in.... Thanks so much!!
*(You can also search for What's Happening in Kindergarten)
**This is a work in progress- there will be more information sent home at a later date!