Newsletter 10/22

Here is the newsletter for this week!

Alphabet/Phonics Focus

We have learned all of the letters of the alphabet, their sounds, and how to form the letter correctly. Students need to be able to recognize upper and lowercase, make the letter sound, and write the letter correctly.

This week we will focus on ending sounds.

Sight Word Focus:

  • be
  • for

Students need to be able to read these words with automaticity.

Concept of Word Poem:

I am a Pumpkin

I am a pumpkin, big and round.

Once upon a time, I grew on the ground.

Now I have a mouth, two eyes, and a nose.

What are they for, do you suppose?

When I have a candle shining bright,

I’ll be a jack-o-lantern on Halloween night!

These poems help students understand how print is organized and read.

Math Focus:

  • patterns

Students will need to be able to recognize a pattern, extend the core of a pattern, and name a pattern (AB, ABB, AAB, ABC)

Science/Social Studies:

  • 5 Senses
    • identify the 5 senses
    • identify the body part associated with each sense
    • tell how we use senses to help us

Upcoming Events:

  • Monday 10/22 – Success Week (Jersey Day)
  • Tuesday 10/23 – Success Week (Red – Out)
  • Wednesday 10/24 – School Picture Day (please make sure you have sent in your picture order form if you want to purchase individual pictures or a class picture)
  • Thursday 10/25 – Success Week (Dress Like a PE Teacher)
  • Wednesday10/31 – Book Character Parade (Kindergarten students only) – students need to dress as their favorite book character. A letter was sent home at the beginning of October.
  • November 5 & 6 – Parent Conferences (look for more information to come home soon)

Class Wish List

Amazon Wish List

 

Newsletter 10/15

Here is the newsletter for this week!

Letter Focus:

  • Y (yellow)
  • Z (zipper)
  • V (violin)
  • Q (queen)

Students need to be able to recognize upper and lowercase, make the letter sound, and write the letter correctly.

Sight Word Focus:

  • like
  • color words

Students need to be able to read these words with automaticity.

Concept of Word Poem:

Leaves

I like green leaves.

I like brown leaves.

I like red leaves, too.

I like all colors of leaves.

How about you?

These poems help students understand how print is organized and read.

Math Focus:

  • patterns

Students will need to be able to recognize a pattern, extend the core of a pattern, and name a pattern (AB, ABB, AAB, ABC)

Science/Social Studies:

  • 5 Senses
    • identify the 5 senses
    • identify the body part associated with each sense
    • tell how we use senses to help us

Upcoming Events:

  • Wednesday 10/17 – PTA Fun Run
  • Saturday 10/20 – Digging and Donuts
  • Wednesday10/31 – Book Character Parade (Kindergarten students only)

Class Wish List

Amazon Wish List

 

Newsletter 9/28/18

Happy Friday! Here is the newsletter for next week!

Letter Focus:

  • Cc (cat)
  • Hh (house)
  • Ff (fox)
  • Dd (dinosaur)

Students need to be able to recognize upper and lowercase, make the letter sound, and write the letter correctly.

Sight Word Focus:

  • the
  • at
  • in

Students need to be able to read these words with automaticity and spell them correctly.

Concept of Word Poem:

Apple Tree

Way up high in the apple tree

Two little apples smiled at me.

I shook that tree as hard as I could

Down came the apples.

YUMMMM!

Were they good!

These poems help students understand how print is organized and read.

Math Focus:

  • shapes
  • sorting and classifying plane figures
  • count a set of up to 10 objects
  • read and represent numbers to 5

Science/Social Studies:

  • The student will develop an understanding of how communities express patriotism through events and symbols by:
    • recognizing the American flag
    • recognizing the Pledge of Allegiance; and
    • knowing that the President is the leader of the United States.

SCA Spirit Days

Wednesday – Wacky Wednesday (bring $1 and pick something wacky to wear to school)

Thursday – Pajama Day (bring $1 and wear your coziest pajamas)

Friday – (bring $1 and wearing something showing off your favorite team)

** Please only send in a $1 bill each day (no change, bigger bills, or checks)

Newsletter 9/21/18

Happy Friday! Here is the newsletter for next week!

Letter Focus:

  • Gg (goat)
  • Nn (note)
  • Pp (pizza)

Students need to be able to recognize upper and lowercase, make the letter sound, and write the letter correctly.

Sight Word Focus:

  • to
  • up

Students need to be able to read these words with automaticity and spell them correctly.

Concept of Word Poem:

  • Jack and Jill

Math Focus:

  • shapes
  • sorting and classifying plane figures
  • count a set of up to 10 objects
  • read and represent numbers to 5

Science/Social Studies:

  • life cycle of an apple
  • making observations
  • rules and routines
  • citizenship

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