Welcome to Kindergarten!
*Best contact method is e-mail*
Math: Composing and decomposing numbers 11-20; place value (hiding zero to make a new number), 10 ones and some more ones, counting the "say 10 way."
Writing: Opinion writing: convincing readers with lots of reasons.
Phonics: Sounds of y ("e", "i", "y"), sounds of ~ed ("t", "d", "id"), initials, adding s to change word meanings.
Reading: Expository non-fiction: exploring text features, making connections for comprehension, understanding key take-aways.
Science: Studying animals: classifications, needs, parts, habitats, movement structures.
Social Studies: Identity, similarities/uniqueness.
Handwriting: Number writing for precision.
SEL (Social Emotional Learning): Social problem solving.
Eureka Math Resources
Zearn (math practice)
RAZ-Kids (reading practice)
District Lunch Menu
Please practice the following with your child at home:
Sight words everyday (in a "snap", random order)
Stretching our words and writing as many sounds as you hear
Recognizing ABCs and numbers 1-20
Counting objects to match a given number
Skip counting by 10s and 5s
Finding objects/pictures to match a given letter
Waiting patiently to take a turn
Saying please and thank you
Showing and recognizing kindness
Zipping up jackets
Monday - PE
Tuesday - Music, Library
Wednesday - None
Thursday - PE
Friday - Music
Nov. 21st – Potential Rivalry Day (ex. Huskies vs. Cougars)
Dec.19th – PJ DAY
Jan. 16th – Cozy Day (sweats)
Feb. 13th – Fancy Day (dressing up)
Mar. 13th – Grade Level Color Day (Kindergarten is red)
Apr. 3rd – Favorite Color Day
Apr. 22nd – Earth Day: Wear Green
May 15th – Otter Wear
June 12th- – Western Wear
Scholastic Book Orders are done strictly online. Catalogs will come home every month as a reminder, but you can shop online at anytime. I will submit class orders from the Scholastic website on the 20th of each month. Orders received after the 20th will be submitted the following month. When checking out, please use our class code for me to get points to use on books for our classroom! Follow the link below to start shopping:
Class Code: Q8K9Y
I can't believe we are preparing for the end of the year! Time certainly does fly. There are two very big end-of-year events to tell you about. Please contact me if you have any questions.