Friday, April 28, 2017

Week of May 1st

This Week: 

sight words: your, into

where, but, from, which, many, of, so, said, good, play, make, they, go, for, will, be, this, find, is, how, now, you, are, what, with, me, come, my, we, go, see, a, I, the, like,  to, can, and
Phonics:  digraphs

Reading:
Reading Strategies:  make your finger match the word,
                                 look at the Pictures (Eagle Eye)
                                check the first letter of the word (lips the fish)
                                 stretch out the sounds in the word (stretchy snake)
Word Family: -ed family
Theme: Farm
Math: Addition Word Problems
Student of the Week:  Marissa

Important Dates:

May 5:  Minimum Day
May 12:  Mother's Day Tea/Minimum Day kinder only
May 26th:  Memorial Day kinder sing
May 29th: No school 
June 8: Last Day or school/minimum day/Kindergarten Celebration

Mother's Day Tea:
Invitations will be sent home Monday for our Mother's Day Tea.  We ask that each student have an adult present for this event.  If you, the mother, can not be here, please ask another family member to attend in your place.  You won't want to miss this special event.  Please return the RSVP note inside the invitation as soon as possible.

Memorial Day Sing:
Our kinders will be paying tribute to all the men and women who have lost their lives fighting for our country by singing patriotic songs for you on May 26th in the cafeteria.  More information to come, but we are expecting to sing at 10:30.

Last Day of Kindergarten:
Our last day of kindergarten is approaching fast.  I can hardly believe it!  We will have a field day on June 8 and will follow this with an end of the year celebration in our classroom for our students and families.  You won't want to miss our Kindergarten Celebration in our classroom.  I do this event in lieu of a graduation.  Our school does not do kindergarten graduation but I assure you, this is a special celebration and I hope you all can make it.  More  info to come!

 One Minute Read:
We will have a NEW one minute read.  


Homework:
Thank you for supporting your child in the homework process.  You are helping to instill good habits that will help them be successful in future grades.
1.  One Minute Read:  Be sure to practice daily.  Instructions are clear on it.  Return in folder on Friday.  I'm really noticing the students who are improving in this!!  It makes a HUGE difference in their reading!
2.  Word Family Practice:  Instructions are on it.
3.  Share homework

Don't forget to have your child complete the Daily Homework, nightly reading, and sight word flash cards.

Don't forget that taking time to read TO your child is extremely important.  You model fluency and voice as well as spend valuable time with your little one!




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Friday, April 21, 2017

Week of April 24th

This Week: 

sight words: where, but, from

which, many, of, so, said, good, play, make, they, go, for, will, be, this, find, is, how, now, you, are, what, with, me, come, my, we, go, see, a, I, the, like,  to, can, and
Phonics:  digraphs

Reading:
Reading Strategies:  make your finger match the word,
                                 look at the Pictures (Eagle Eye)
                                check the first letter of the word (lips the fish)
                                 stretch out the sounds in the word (stretchy snake)
Word Family: -et family
Theme: Farm
Math: Addition Word Problems
Student of the Week:  

Important Dates:

May 5:  Minimum Day
May 12:  Mother's Day Tea/Minimum Day kinder only
May 26th:  Memorial Day kinder sing
May 29th: No school 
June 8: Last Day or school/minimum day/Kindergarten Celebration

Mother's Day Tea:
Invitations will be sent home next week for our Mother's Day Tea.  We ask that each student have an adult present for this event.  If you, the mother, can not be here, please ask another family member to attend in your place.  You won't want to miss this special event.

Memorial Day Sing:
Our kinders will be paying tribute to all the men and women who have lost their lives fighting for our country by singing patriotic songs for you on May 26th in the cafeteria.  More information to come, but we are expecting to sing at 10:30.

Last Day of Kindergarten:
Our last day of kindergarten is approaching fast.  I can hardly believe it!  We will have a field day on June 8 and will follow this with an end of the year celebration in our classroom for our students and families.  You won't want to miss our Kindergarten Celebration in our classroom.  I do this event in lieu of a graduation.  Our school does not do kindergarten graduation but I assure you, this is a special celebration and I hope you all can make it.  More  info to come!

 One Minute Read:
Continue practicing the short vowel One Minute Read.  If your child is still working on the Priority Words, it would be a good idea to keep practicing that list too.  

Homework:
Thank you for supporting your child in the homework process.  You are helping to instill good habits that will help them be successful in future grades.
1.  One Minute Read:  Be sure to practice daily.  Instructions are clear on it.  Return in folder on Friday.  I'm really noticing the students who are improving in this!!  It makes a HUGE difference in their reading!
2.  Word Family Practice:  Instructions are on it.
3.  Share homework

Don't forget to have your child complete the Daily Homework, nightly reading, and sight word flash cards.

Don't forget that taking time to read TO your child is extremely important.  You model fluency and voice as well as spend valuable time with your little one!

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Sunday, April 16, 2017

Week of April 17th

This Week: 

sight words: which, many 

of, so, said, good, play, make, they, go, for, will, be, this, find, is, how, now, you, are, what, with, me, come, my, we, go, see, a, I, the, like,  to, can, and
Phonics:  digraphs

Reading:
Reading Strategies:  make your finger match the word,
                                 look at the Pictures (Eagle Eye)
                                check the first letter of the word (lips the fish)
                                 stretch out the sounds in the word (stretchy snake)
Word Family: -op family
Theme: Frogs
Math: Addition Word Problems
Student of the Week:  I will pick on Monday

Important Dates:

School Carnival:  April 21st

Carnival:
Thank you to all who donated money for our basket!  Jenni, our room mom, will put the basket together and be sure to come to the carnival and check it out!
Raffle tickets and game tickets can be pre bought and a flyer went home last week regarding this.  Tickets can also be purchased at the carnival.

 One Minute Read:
Continue practicing the short vowel One Minute Read.  If your child is still working on the Priority Words, it would be a good idea to keep practicing that list too.  

Homework:
Thank you for supporting your child in the homework process.  You are helping to instill good habits that will help them be successful in future grades.
1.  One Minute Read:  Be sure to practice daily.  Instructions are clear on it.  Return in folder on Friday.  I'm really noticing the students who are improving in this!!  It makes a HUGE difference in their reading!
2.  Word Family Practice:  Instructions are on it.
3.  Share homework

Don't forget to have your child complete the Daily Homework, nightly reading, and sight word flash cards.

Don't forget that taking time to read TO your child is extremely important.  You model fluency and voice as well as spend valuable time with your little one!

Spring Celebration
Thank you to the parents who helped on Friday!

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Friday, April 7, 2017

Week of April 10th

This Week: 

sight words:  of, so, said, good

play, make, they, go, for, will, be, this, find, is, how, now, you, are, what, with, me, come, my, we, go, see, a, I, the, like,  to, can, and
Phonics:  short vowels

Reading:
Reading Strategies:  make your finger match the word,
                                 look at the Pictures (Eagle Eye)
                                check the first letter of the word (lips the fish)
                                 stretch out the sounds in the word (stretchy snake)
Word Family: -og family
Theme: Rabbits and Hares
Math: Addition
Student of the Week: 

Important Dates:
Spring Celebration:  April 14th
School Carnival:  April 21st


Carnival Basket:
Our School Carnival is one of our funnest events of the year!  Part of the fun is our carnival baskets!  Each class is in charge of 1 themed basket.  Our theme this year is Star Wars!  Our room mom will be sending an informational letter home about our basket and will also request a cash donation to put towards the items that she will shop for to put in our basket.  This means "one less thing for you on your shopping list".  You can place your donation in an envelope marked 'BASKET' and place it in your child's take home folder and I will be sure she gets it.  Thanks for your help in making our school carnival basket great!

 One Minute Read:
Continue practicing the short vowel One Minute Read.  If your child is still working on the Priority Words, it would be a good idea to keep practicing that list too.  

Homework:
Thank you for supporting your child in the homework process.  You are helping to instill good habits that will help them be successful in future grades.
1.  One Minute Read:  Be sure to practice daily.  Instructions are clear on it.  Return in folder on Friday.  I'm really noticing the students who are improving in this!!  It makes a HUGE difference in their reading!
2.  Word Family Practice:  Instructions are on it.
3.  Share homework

Don't forget to have your child complete the Daily Homework, nightly reading, and sight word flash cards.

Don't forget that taking time to read TO your child is extremely important.  You model fluency and voice as well as spend valuable time with your little one!

Spring Celebration
We will celebrate Spring on April 14th!  We will need a few things for our celebration.  If you have a chance, swing by the classroom door to sign up for an item or message me and I can sign you up for something.  Please send items by April 7th.  We will need parent help on this day.

Please message me if you can help out 

Book Bags:
Book bags will continue to come home and please remember to help your child remember to return them the next day.




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Sunday, April 2, 2017

Week of April 3rd



This Week: 

sight words:  

play, make, they, go, for, will, be, this, find, is, how, now, you, are, what, with, me, come, my, we, go, see, a, I, the, like,  to, can, and
Phonics:  short vowels

Reading:
Reading Strategies:  make your finger match the word,
                                 look at the Pictures (Eagle Eye)
                                check the first letter of the word (lips the fish)
                                 stretch out the sounds in the word (stretchy snake)
Word Family: -og family
Theme: Growing & Changing
Math: Addition
Student of the Week: Jonathan

Important Dates:
Spring Celebration:  April 14th
School Carnival:  April 21st


Baby Pictures:
We will be discussing how we grow and change this week.  Be sure to send a baby picture in a baggy marked with their name.  I will return them unharmed.  Thank you!

Carnival Basket:
Our School Carnival is one of our funnest events of the year!  Part of the fun is our carnival baskets!  Each class is in charge of 1 themed basket.  Our theme this year is Star Wars!  Our room mom will be sending an informational letter home about our basket and will also request a cash donation to put towards the items that she will shop for to put in our basket.  This means "one less thing for you on your shopping list".  You can place your donation in an envelope marked 'BASKET' and place it in your child's take home folder and I will be sure she gets it.  Thanks for your help in making our school carnival basket great!

 One Minute Read:
Continue practicing the short vowel One Minute Read.  If your child is still working on the Priority Words, it would be a good idea to keep practicing that list too.  

Homework:
Thank you for supporting your child in the homework process.  You are helping to instill good habits that will help them be successful in future grades.
1.  One Minute Read:  Be sure to practice daily.  Instructions are clear on it.  Return in folder on Friday.  I'm really noticing the students who are improving in this!!  It makes a HUGE difference in their reading!
2.  Word Family Practice:  Instructions are on it.
3.  Share homework

Don't forget to have your child complete the Daily Homework, nightly reading, and sight word flash cards.

Don't forget that taking time to read TO your child is extremely important.  You model fluency and voice as well as spend valuable time with your little one!

Spring Celebration
We will celebrate Spring on April 14th!  We will need a few things for our celebration.  If you have a chance, swing by the classroom door to sign up for an item or message me and I can sign you up for something.  Please send items by April 7th.  We will need parent help on this day.

Please message me if you can help out 

Book Bags:
Book bags will continue to come home and please remember to help your child remember to return them the next day.





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