1/17-1/20

Here is what we are working on this week:

Sight words: what, because (1st grade word but a great one to know)

Interactive Writing: We will be starting How to Build a Snowman stories and continue this next week.

Math: Measurement (non-standard), Counting to 100, Recognizing numbers 1-20

Shared Reading: The Hat by Jan Brett (sequencing, characters, setting, inferring)

12/2-12/6

I hope that you all had a blessed Christmas and a Happy New Year.  I can’t believe that we are half way through Kindergarten already!  Here is what we are doing this week:

Sight Words: they, said

Interactive Writing: We are going to learn how to draw out our stories into Beginning, Middle, End.  We are going to start snowman stories.

Math: We are going to be reviewing 2d shapes and learning about 3d shapes.  How do they relate to real world objects?

Writing: Start snowman stories later in the week.  Write our Years Resolutions.

Social Studies: New Years and Resolutions

 

12/5-12/9

Its beginning to feel a lot like Christmas!  Here is what we are working on this week:

Sight words: Review all previous sight words

New Word: it

Interactive Writing: Working on capitals, spaces, and punctuation.

Math: Counting to 100, Ten Frames, Number Recognition, Addition Number Sentences using a Number Line

Writing: If I were a reindeer….

Science/Social Studies: Christmas Activities

Please make sure to check your child’s folder for a list of Christmas activities coming up!

11/28-12/2

I hope that ya’ll all had a blessed Thanksgiving! I was so excited to see my sweet kinders today!

Sight Words- she, he

Interactive Writing- Modeling a Santa letter

We are still working on sequencing.  We will be reading different versions of The Little Red Hen.

Math- Comparing shorter, longer, and equal

Problem Solving : Working on Addition story problems

Independent Writing: Santa letters

Science/Social Studies- Christmas activities

Important Dates to Remember:

December 15th- Early Release

December 16th- Christmas Party is from 9-10.  Early Release Day

11/14-11/18

I can’t believe it is already time for the Thanksgiving holidays!! Wow! Here are some of the things that we are working on this week:

Sight Words: for, and

Interactive Writing: Talking out a story before we begin writing. We will be writing about what we are thankful for.

Shared Reading: We are going to be sequencing this week. We will read different versions of the The Three Bears to learn about this.

Math: Measuring- Which is shorter? Which is longer? Which is the same?

We are also going to be working on problem solving.  We will be starting addition and subtraction stories.

Science/Social Studies: Thanksgiving activities

I will be sending home a note about volunteering for our classroom parties (Christmas, Valentine’s Day, and Easter)

Thank you for all that you do and I hope you have a blessed Thanksgiving!

11/7-11/11

I apologize for this being late!!!

Sight Words: do, get

Interactive Writing:  Talking through our stories before we write them

Reading skills: rhyming words

Number Talks: Different ways to get to 10

Writing : Using capitals, correct spacing, and punctuation

Science/Social Studies: Thanksgiving Activities

Don’t forget the canned food drive has started!!!

10/31-11/4

I can’t believe it is already the last day of October!  Happy Halloween!  This is what we have going on this week:

Sight Words: you, my

Interactive Writing:  We are going to learn how to write Acrostic poems.

Guided Reading: We are working really hard on reading strategies (Getting our lips ready..) and we are starting rhyming words.

Math: Recognizing and writing numbers 1-12.  Making sets of these.

Writing:  Acrostic Poems and using capitals and punctuation in our sentences.

Science: Leaves

Please don’t forget that this Wednesday is a half day!!

Week 10 10/24-10/28

This week is Red Ribbon Week:

Tuesday: Dress like a Genius “Nerd”

Wednesday: Dress like a Superhero

Thursday: Crazy Hat Day

Friday: Wear Dress Appropriate Pajamas!

This week we are learning the following:

Sight Words: is, put

Interactive Writing: One spooky night…..

Shared Reading: Characters and Setting

Number Talks: Ten Frames, Dot Cards

Math: Counting Strategies

Writing: Finishing up sticker stories

Science: Pumpkin Life Cycle