News from Room 8

May 9-13


  • If you haven't already returned the Games to Go bag, please do so this week.
  • I hope you enjoyed the plant and the special gifts your child made.
  • Please note that the last day of school, May 26th, is now a half day. Students will be dismissed at 11:00am.
  • Kindergarten PALS reading testing will take place all day on Friday, May 13th. Please have your student get a good night's sleep the night before.

Upcoming Events

  • May 9-20 - Kindergarten PALS testing
  • May 23rd - Field Day/ STEM Day
  • May 24th, 9:00-10:30 - Kindergarten End of Year Award Ceremonies
  • May 26th - Last Day of School! 11am dismissal

This Week's Learning Goals

I can...

  • continue to practice and use reading strategies when listening to and reading stories. (Reading SOLs: K.1, K.2, K.3, K.8, K.9, K.10)
  • write to communicate ideas. (Writing SOL: K.12b-d)
  • use technology for writing. (Writing SOL: K.13)
  • combine two sets of objects and determine the sum, where the sum is not greater than 10. (Math SOL: K.6)
  • determine the result of taking away part of a set of up to 10 objects. (Math SOL: K.6)
  • describe some simple changes animals undergo during their life cycles. This may include changes in their body size, color, covering, or shape. (Science SOL: K.7)
  • compare and contrast young animals with their parents, using pictures and/or live organisms. (Science SOL: K.7)