WELCOME TO KINDERGARTEN
We look forward to a year filled with lots of learning, laughs and love! Thank you for entrusting us with your child.
This page will have class reminders and lessons for the week. LESSONS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.
WELCOME TO THE 2019 – 2020 SCHOOL YEAR!!!!!
- Please feel free to contact me by email/note.
- All money must be in an envelope marked with your child’s name, grade and purpose.
- School supplies and class folder must be checked every evening.
- The children must bring their own snack and drink each day.
- If your child is staying for after care they MUST have their OWN SNACK.
- Thursday brown envelope MUST be returned either Friday or Monday morning.
- THE HOMEWORK PAPER FOR THE WEEK IS IN THE HOME WORK FOLDER. KEEP THIS HOMEWORK PAPER IN THE FOLDER AND RETURN BOTH PAPER AND FOLDER EVERY DAY. THE HOMEWORK IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE. CLASS SUPPLIES MUST BE BROUGHT TO SCHOOL EACH DAY.
- MONDAY JANUARY 20TH THERE IS NO SCHOOL – DR. MARTIN LUTHER KING DAY.
- THURSDAY JANUARY 23RD THERE ARE PARENT/TEACHER CONFERENCES FROM 1-2:45 AND 5 – 7:45. THERE ARE NO ASSIGNED TIMES.
- SUNDAY JANUARY 26TH WE BEGIN OUR CATHOLIC SCHOOLS WEEK CELEBRATIONS WITH OPEN HOUSE FROM 11-2. A DETAILED LETTER WILL BE GOING HOME INFORMING YOU OF THE ACTIVITIES FOR THE WEEK.
- MONDAY JANUARY 27TH IS INTERNATIONAL DAY.
- TUESDAY JANUARY 28TH OPEN HOUSE 9-11 FOR NEW PARENTS INTERESTED IN HAVING THEIR CHILDREN ATTEND OUR SCHOOL. GAME BOARD FUN IN THE AFTERNOON. OPEN HOUSE FROM 5 TO 7 P.M.
- WEDNESDAY JANUARY 29TH IS SPIRIT DAY. THE CHILDREN ARE TO WEAR THEIR GYM UNIFORM TO SCHOOL. GRADE 8 VOLLEYBALL GAME IN THE MORNING AND FUN GAMES IN THE AFTERNOON FOR THE CHILDREN.
- THURSDAY JANUARY 30TH IS OUR TALENT SHOW. ALL ARE INVITED TO ATTEND FOR OUR AFTERNOON PERFORMANCE.
- FRIDAY JANUARY 31ST THE CHILDREN ARE TO ARRIVE BY 7:45 AND REPORT TO THE CLASS FOR MASS.
- FRIDAY JANUARY 31ST THERE IS AN 11:50 DISMISSAL AND THERE IS NO AFTERCARE.
Monday – SPANISH
Tuesday – MUSIC
Wednesday – COMPUTER
Thursday – GYM – the children are to wear their gym uniform and sneakers to school AND ART CLASS IN THE AFTERNOON
Friday – Science Lab
READING : The students will be introduced to s new Superkids friend while working with short vowel Ii, continue to identify nouns and verbs, and and asking sentences and question mark, continue to review short vowel Aa and Oo, in both the initial and medial position, continue work with COPS; capitalization, organization, punctuation, and spelling, work with blending papers, continue to identify parts of a book, recognize words are made up of letters, identify rhyming words and syllables. REVIEW BLENDING PAPERS 3 & 4.
The children should always review their groups of Red/ Sight/Memory words.
CCSS: K.RF.1B – Recognize that spoken words are represented in written language by specific sequences of letters. K.RF.2 – Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds (phonemes). K.RF.3a – Demonstrate basic knowledge of one-to-one letter-sound correspondences by producing the primary sound or many of the most frequent sounds for each consonant. K.RF.1d – Recognize and name all upper-and lowercase letters of the alphabet. K.RI.5 – Identify the front cover, back cover and title page of a book. K.SL.2 – Confirm understanding of a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media by asking and answering questions about key details and requesting clarification if something is not understood.
MATH: The students will identify, analyze and compare two-dimensional shapes, continue to review counting and compare numbers and number order.
NUMBER ORDER QUIZ THIS WEEK.
STEAM CONNECTION: The children will identify shapes and extend and make patterns using shapes we see around us and put them together.
MATH WORDS: two-dimensional shapes, triangle, side, corner, square, rectangle, circle, hexagon, shape pattern, pattern rule.
CCSS: K.CC.3 – Write numbers 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral. K.CC.4 – Understand the relationship between number and quantities, connect counting to cardinality.
RELIGION: The students will begin the Family Life program. We will be reading and discussing the Family Life Religion series for the next few weeks. The students will sing Religion songs and read and discuss Bible stories.
WEEKLY READER – Science/Social Studies: Three Polar Bears – Children will identify things that polar bears can do and examine how a mother bear cares for her cubs. The Animals of The Mitten – Children will compare fiction and nonfiction texts about how animals keep warm in winter. Everyone Can Be Great” – Children will discuss Dr. King’s beliefs and how they apply to their everyday lives. Let’s Build a Snowman – Children will practice using visuals and descriptive vocabulary while reading a mini book with emergent repetitive text. Science Spin _ Profile of a Scientist.
CCSS: K.SL.1 – Participate in collaborative conversations about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
SCIENCE LABLEARNER – The children will begin the fourth cell of LabLearner – Making Measurements – The children will perform activities and conduct experiments focused on measuring and quantifying properties of objects using measuring objects such as rulers, meters, pitchers, pan balance liters and gram cubes.