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Elementary School

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Kindergarten Newsletter

Kindergarten News
November 9, 2018
Dear Parents/Guardians,
We had a short week, but it was busy! It was great speaking with everyone at Conferences. This week, we continued to work, identifying the story elements, the beginning, middle and end of a story. We were introduced to the red words “was” and worked on sounding out CVC words and writing sentences. We began working on our next narrative writing. We also reviewed the letter Ii. In Math, we continued our focus on numbers 6 to 10. In Social Studies, we discussed the purpose of a map and the parts.
Next week:
Reading: narrative writing, sequencing, sentence writing, Topic 2 Assessment
Word Works: letter “Jj”; red words “so” and “of” CVC/word and sentence dictation, red word spelling test (updated list sent home)
Math: Making 10
Be sure to check the snack calendar to see when your child’s snack day is. We have 21 students. We also have a peanut and blueberry allergy. Please send healthy snacks and water! Thanks!
Be sure your child has a coat and other warm items as we will continue to go outside for recess. Also, be sure to clean out your child’s folder and backpack each evening.
Each evening, your child should be working on letters and sounds and red word recognition, as well as number recognition and counting to 100.
Coins For Caring begins Monday and continues until December 6th. Any extra change you donate will help local families during the holidays. The classroom contributing the most money to this cause will receive a pajama day!
November 21st: Noon dismissal
November 22-23rd: No School; Thanksgiving Break
December 3-6th: Santa’s Workshop
December 5th: Noon dismissal
December 13th: PK and K to Oakland Train Station and Library
December 14th: Christmas Program; 9:30am and 1pm
December 20th: Whole School trip to HEEC
December 21st: Noon Dismissal; Christmas break begins
Have a fantastic weekend!
Mrs. Nicklin and Mrs. T. Maust