November

Thanksgiving Feast

     

Happy Birthday!

    

 

Important Dates:

  • Wednesday November 29- Library
  • Tuesday November 28- Zoes Spirit Night- 5 pm
  • Friday December 1- School tour- 8:15 am
  • Barnes and Noble Night- Tuesday December 5
  • Santa Shop- December 11-14
  • Early release- December 19 and 20
  • Dress Down- 1$- Wednesday December 20

 

ELA:

  • Reading:For the next 3 weeks we will be learning about using inferences and making connections in our reading
  • Phonics: short i- adding the word families “in” and “it” to our short a word families.
  • Sight words: day, dad, has, her, him

Math:

  • Counting, identifying, and writing teen numbers. Understanding that teen numbers are a group of 10’s plus some more 1’s.
  • More or less, greater and less than, equal to

Writing:

  • Informational writing: Our Five Senses

Science:

  • 5 Senses

Show and Tell:

  • Student choice

Homework:

  • Keep practicing sight words and addresses.
  • SSG1: The student will be describe American culture by explaining diverse community and family celebrations and customs.
  • Part of the homework assignment for the next two weeks is designed to help us learn a little bit more  about our family celebrations and customs. Each child is to choose a family celebration or custom and create a project to share with the class. This can be a poster, drawing, diorama, or any artwork. Your child will be asked to share this project with the whole class and describe the family celebration or custom. The project is due on Monday December 11th. Be creative and have fun!

November 12

Tiger Trot Fun!!

 

We had a great day and thanks to all of you who contributed to our fundraiser!

Important Dates:

  • Thanksgiving Feast : Tuesday November 14 from 12:50-1:30.
  • Library– Wednesday November 15
  • Dress Down Day – Friday November 17- 1$
  • Thanksgiving Break- November 20-24

What we are studying this week:

We are studying all things Thanksgiving and Turkey this week! On  Monday we will be spending the day rotating through 6 Kindergarten classes making Thanksgiving related crafts as we learn more about the holiday and life in the early colonies.

ELA:

  • Using informational and fictional texts about Thanksgiving and turkeys to study story elements.
  • Phonics: adding /n/, identifying words starting, ending, and medial /n/ sound; also in combination with  short a; “an” family.
  • sight words: all, be, as, long, by

Math:

  • counting to 100 by 1’s
  • more, less, greater, than, equal. sorting objects to 20, counting the objects and comparing- greater, less, equal?

Social Studies:

  • Thanksgiving, Pilgrims, Native Americans

Writing:

  • Informational writing about Turkeys

Homework:

  • Practice sight words, reading them, spelling them, writing them.
  • Practice address: street, city, state, country
  • Show and Tell: using the letter Nn

November 5

Enjoying the Cheetos “bones” that we graphed and some of our decorated pumpkins.

          

         

                                          

      

We had a great time at the Art Barn. We got to pet many animals, hold some chicks, learn about honey bees, take a (hay-less) hay ride, and even do some painting! Thanks to all the parents who were able to join us on the field trip.

Important Dates:

  • Monday November 6- Send in RSVP for Thanksgiving Feast

  • Tuesday November 7- Student Holiday

  • Wednesday November 8- Library

  • Friday November 10- Tiger Trot

ELA:

  • Reading:We are continuing to study story elements using a variety of fiction texts.

  • Phonics: Adding Tt to our initial, medial, and final sound discrimination, continue to blend words with the short a cvc pattern (mat, Sam)

  • Sight words: was, had, they, will, first

Math:

  • Counting to 100

  • More or less, greater and less than, equal to

Writing:

  • Informational writing: Veteran’s Day

Social Studies:

  • Veteran’s Day: Who are veterans and why do we celebrate them? What does it mean to be a good citizen? We will also be making a craft to send to Veteran’s.

Homework:

  • There is no assigned homework but please work on some of the activities listed on the November calendar which is on the back of your child’s home folder. Any assignments turned in will earn a sticker.

Show and Tell:

  • letters S, M, or T in any part of the name