KINDERGARTEN NEWS

We are learning to be independent!  I  am so proud of the independent skills they are learning in everyday activities.  Ask us what we do upon entering the classroom each morning and encourage your child to complete tasks at home.  Thank you

Highlights for the week of 10/15/18

We are celebrating PUMPKINS this week in Kindergarten!

We’ll be observing and recording our findings, voting on our favorite pumpkin, labeling parts of a pumpkin plant, and counting/graphing pumpkins. Experiment: Does a pumpkin float?

Important Dates :

Happy October Birthdays – Jash and Shriya !!!!

Donuts with Dads is going to be November 2nd

Fathers, father figures, grandpas, uncles, friends invited. J

Muffins with Mom is being pushed to January 18th

Mothers, mother figures, grandmas, aunts, friends invited. J

October 26th, 6:00-8:00 PM.  PTA Fall Movie Night on the Field.  More details forthcoming. I will be in attendance wearing my costume!

November 6thNo School—Election Day. 

Due to an out of town funeral for my In-Laws, I will not be in school on Nov. 5th and 6th. 

I will schedule  Parent/Teacher conferences beginning on Nov. 7th. I  will be sending you a sign up form. 

   Themes of October: Fall Season & Changes Over Time, Apples, Pumpkins, Patterns

Language Arts– We will   focus on upper case and lower case alphabet recognition This week letters Pp and Gg.

In small group- how to recognize, write, sound and use it in a word.  Also we will discuss the difference between a letter, a word and a sentence.  Please have your child practice writing their first AND last name starting with an upper case letter and the rest of the letters  should be written in  lower case. Your child may be bringing home a reading book.  Please return promptly the next day as we use it for our lessons.

Sight words we will learn this week:  like and color words.  Please practice memorizing these and words learned so far. The children will be assessed on these biweekly.

Classroom  Word Wall Words  will be posted weekly.

A- am, a

B-blue, black

C-can

D-

F-

G-green, go

H- here, he

I- is

L-like

M-me

N-

O-orange

P-purple

R-red

S- see

T- to

U- up

W-white

Y-yellow

Please review these and the other words on the lists I will send home to you.

Math– We will learn how to recognize, continue, and create patterns

Social Studies- We will learn about Fall and the seasons.

Science – cycles