Welcome Back! I can’t wait to see all my sweet kinders today!   I hope that you all had a blessed Christmas and are ready to kick off the last half of kindergarten.  Here is what we are doing this week:

We  will be reviewing CHAMPS procedures and school rules this week to make sure we start off on the right foot.

Sight Words: Reviewing past sight words.  New sight words: said, here

Shared Reading: Coming Around the Mountain  (we will work on comprehension, sight words, punctuation, and contractions)

Interactive Writing: The Snowman and The Girl and the Bicycle  Essential Question: How does the author tell a story using pictures instead of words?

Reading Mini Lessons: We will be reading Snowmen at Night , Snow Globe Family, and The Snowy Day. We will work on retelling and making predictions.

Interactive Writing: We will draw a snowman and label/write sentences.

Math: Number Talks: What does not belong?

We are focusing on addition problems and we will introduce missing addends in addition problems.

Writer’s Workshop: Review Writing Time Expectations. We will begin writer’s checklists.

Social Studies/Science: Start researching animals.

Upcoming Events: Jan 17th- MLK holiday

Jan. 24th- Our class will be presenting the CHAMPS  assembly. I will send a note home next week with more information!