School Closed Tomorrow

Schools will be closed Monday, December 11, 2017
All Cobb County Schools will be closed Monday, December 11, for both students and staff, due to continued power outages at multiple schools and poor travel conditions on secondary roads in the northern part of the county.

Our Snowy Day

Hi Kinder Parents!

I hope you are all at home safe and warm. Mrs. L is on the road heading home as we speak (Safe travels Mrs. L.) and I will be leaving shortly. I wanted to share a few photos from our “SNOW DAY” before I left. Take a look at these sweet faces! Have a wonderful weekend! -Mrs. Davis 

EARLY RELEASE TODAY!

All Cobb County schools will release early today, Friday, December 8, using the following schedule:

High Schools             11:30 a.m.
Middle Schools          12:30 p.m.
Elementary Schools    1:30 p.m.

After School Program (ASP) is closed.

All field trips and extracurricular activities for Friday, December 8, and Saturday, December 9 are cancelled. This includes the ACT test sites at CCSD schools. The ACT will be rescheduled at a later date.

Science Fair

Teasley’s SCIENCE FAIR is coming…

Important Dates to Remember

Proposal Forms Extended Due Date: December 15, 2017(Pick these forms up outside of STEM or room 309)

Grades K-5: Project Boards are Due: Friday, January 19, 2018(to the Media Center)

Judging of Science Fair Projects: Monday, January 22, 2018

District Science Fair for Grades 3-5 1st place winners: February 10, 2018

Please contact [email protected] if you have any questions regarding the science fair.

For more information please visit  http://bit.ly/2yRsjrB

This Week In Kindergarten (12/4-12/8)

Ho! Ho! Ho! Happy Sunday Kinder Parents, I hope you are having a FANTASTIC weekend! 

CLASS NOTES:

Upcoming Holiday Classroom Activities:

  • FRIDAY, (12/15): GINGERBREAD HOUSES! – 12/11-12/15 is “Gingerbread” week. Our Kinders will end the week by creating their very own Gingerbread House. We are collecting milk cartons and need your help with edible decorations (skittles, graham crackers, candy canes…etc.).
  • MONDAY, (12/18): HOLIDAY PARTY!  8:30am-10am; You are invited to join us!
  • Tuesday, (12/19): BOOK EXCHANGE
  • WEDNESDAY, (12/20): POLAR EXPRESS DAY! We will watch Polar Express and make hot chocolate & S’mores.

 Thank you… Thank You…Thank You… a million times for signing up to make our special events possible. Mrs. L , Mrs. Suenaga, and I are amazed by your support. 

TECHNOLOGY LESSON: In order to meet our technology standard, our Kinders will have a special technology lesson in the Media Center with our Media Specialist tomorrow. Be sure to ask your kinder about this experience after school.

GUIDANCE LESSON: Mrs. Harris will visit our classroom on Wednesday. : )

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on THURSDAY. Please make sure library books are in backpacks and are ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

CHRISTMAS AROUND THE WORLDWednesday, Thursday, and Friday…Our Kinders will travel to different Countries (classrooms) to learn about special Christmas traditions and celebrations. Our Kinders will visit Italy, France, Germany, Holland, USA, and Mexico (our class)!  

NOVEMBER HOMEWORK: November Week 4(11/27-12/1) homework will be checked and homework notebooks will be sent back home. November’s Homework Calendar is in purple folders. A copy can also be found on the HOMEWORK page here on the blog.

DECEMBER HOMEWORK:  December is such a busy month we (the Kindergarten Team) wanted to be mindful of your Holiday plans as a result, December’s Homework Calendar is a little different this month.  Click HERE to take a look at December’s HOMEWORK Calendar. It will be placed in purple folders on Monday and will also be posted on the homework page here on the blog.  Here’s a closer look at the Family Customs/Traditions Project due Monday, 12/11. 

TIGER READING CHALLENGE: The directions for Biblionasium are on the Tiger Reading Challenge Page here on our blog. You will need your Kinder’s student ID# to sign in. –Visit Mrs. Crosby’s blog for more information. http://www.cobblearning.net/teasleylibrary/tiger-reading-challenge/ Happy Reading!

**There will not be a reading challenge for the month of December. Instead, students will be given a Six Flags reading log. Students who are marked as having read 6+ hours will receive a free ticket to Six Flags. Six Flags Reading Logs will be placed in student folders and will be due after Winter Break. : ) 

MYSTERY READERS: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B44ACAB28ABFE3-calling –We have filled up the entire first half of the year. Yay! We look forward to having you.   

Key skills and standards we are working on:

Sight Words:

  • Review:  the  , I  , to  , a, is,  my,  go,  me, like,  on,  in,  so, we, it, and, up, at, see, he, do, you, an, can, no, am, went, are, this, look, for, get, come, got, call, down, each, find, are, was, had, they, will,  first, all, be,  as, long, by, day, did, has, her, him, made, many, if, may, more
  • Focus:  or, not, number, out, now

*Students should be practicing their sight words every night for a few minutes. (Students are required to know 25 or more sight words at this point in the year.) *The complete list of sight words(High Frequency Words) A-H can be found on the Sight Word page: http://www.cobblearning.net/mrsrdavis/sight-word-list/

Phonics: 

  • Focus:  Blending sounds to read and spell words; Listening for medial sounds;  Listening for rhyming words

Students are expected to identify 52 letters and produce 23 consonant sounds …Keep Practicing. You are doing great!

Reading:  

Making Inferences / Connections in stories we read.

EQ: How can we use what we already know and what the book tells us to make an inference or connection to our story?

Writing: 

Informational Writing and strengthening our Personal Narratives

In addition to giving facts and staying on topic we will be checking for:

SPELLING:  The writer wrote a letter for the sounds he heard. The writer used the room resources (word wall) to help him spell.  *sight words should be spelled correctly
SPACING: The writer put spaces between words.
CAPITALIZATION: The writer used lower case letters unless capitals were needed. The writer wrote capital letters to start every sentence.
PUNCTUATION: The writer uses end punctuation in writing. (periods, question marks, exclamation points)

Math:

This week we will continue to focus on decomposing teen numbers 11-19 into a group of ten(ten ones) and some further ones and representing a number of objects 0-20 with written numerals.

We will continue subitizing -with dot cards,  as we participate in daily “Number Talks” lessons.

We will continue to count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s. * Please practice counting to 100 by 1’s and 10’s with your child at home. Most Kinders have already mastered this skill. Please continue to practice counting forward to 100 by 1’s and 10’s, also try skip counting by 2’s and 5’s, count backwards from 20, 30, 40, 50 to Zero! OR try counting backwards from 100!  Ask your Kinder to start and stop at a given  number. Ex. Start at 10 and stop at 30. ; Start at 15 and stop at 32. Also, what number comes before and after a given number. Keep challenging your Kinder to count in many different ways.  This will strengthen their number sense.

Social Studies: 

ChristmasEQ: What makes our holiday season special to so many?

SSKG1: Describe the diversity of American culture by explaining the customs and celebrations of various families and communities.

Mark Your Calendars…

HOMEWORK is DUE on MONDAYS  –Return homework notebooks. 

Media Center:  Thursday

Barnes and Noble Night: Tuesday, December 5

FAMILY CUSTOMS/CELEBRATION PROJECT DUE– Monday, December 11th

SANTA SHOP: December 11-14

Gingerbread Houses: Friday, December 15th

CLASS HOLIDAY PARTY: Monday, December 18th

Early Release: December 19 and 20

BOOK EXCHANGE- Tuesday, December 19

POLAR EXPRESS DAY: Wednesday, December 20th

Dress Down- 1$- Wednesday December 20

WINTER BREAK: No School Thursday, December 21st– Wednesday, January 3rd

As always, please let me know if you have questions. Have a FABULOUS week everyone. 

-Mrs. Davis 

PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

Mystery Readers: Our Kinder Dads read amazing stories to our Kinders. Thank you Kinder Dads! You ROCK! : ) 

Show & Tell: FIVE SENSES Part 2!…  So FUN!  

This Week in Kindergarten (11/27-12/1)

Hello Kinder Parents,

I hope you are having a FANTASTIC week!  Its almost Christmas!!! I am excited to be hosting at my house again this year. : ) 

Special Message from our Counselors: 

 HOLIDAY   HEARTS   

“Dear Teasley Families,

It’s time again for the annual “Holiday Heart Program” at Teasley.  Each year our students, staff and community members support families in need during the holiday season.  We are asking you to buy gifts cards from places such as Wal-mart, Target, Publix, Kroger or QT in any denomination.  Please write the amount on the card. These cards will be shared with other Teasley families during the holidays. 

Please place your gift card in an envelope marked “Holiday Hearts” and return it to Teasley by Wednesday, December 13th.  All gift cards should be placed in one of the black payment boxes or the safe.

Thank you for your support and generosity!”

CLASS NOTES:

Upcoming Holiday Classroom Activities: 

  • FRIDAY, (12/15): GINGERBREAD HOUSES! – 12/11-12/15 is “Gingerbread” week. Our Kinders will end the week by creating their very own Gingerbread House. We are collecting milk cartons and need your help with edible decorations (skittles, graham crackers, candy canes…etc.).  A signup genius is being created for items needed. Thank you for helping to make this another great experience for our Kinders.
  • MONDAY, (12/18): HOLIDAY PARTY!  8:30am-10am; You are invited to join us!   *Items needed will be included in the signup genius.
  • NEW! Tuesday, (12/19): Book Exchange -information will be sent home tomorrow.
  • WEDNESDAY, (12/20): POLAR EXPRESS DAY! We will watch Polar Express and make hot chocolate & S’mores.  *Items needed will be included in the signup genius.

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on THURSDAY. Please make sure library books are in backpacks and are ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL FIVE SENSES VERSION 2!: Small white paper bags will be sent home in purple folders on Thursday. Students are to place a small object inside their bag and return it to school on Friday morning. We will take turns using our sense of touch and hearing to identify the items inside each bag. : )

NOVEMBER HOMEWORK: November Week 3(11/13-11/17) homework was checked and homework notebooks were sent back home. November’s Homework Calendar is in purple folders. A copy can also be found on the HOMEWORK page here on the blog.

DECEMBER HOMEWORK:  December is such a busy month we (the Kindergarten Team) wanted to be mindful of your Holiday plans as a result, December’s Homework Calendar is a little different this month.  Click HERE to take a look at December’s HOMEWORK Calendar. It will be placed in purple folders on Monday and will also be posted on the homework page here on the blog.  Here’s a closer look at the Family Customs/Traditions Project. 

TIGER READING CHALLENGE: The directions for Biblionasium are on the Tiger Reading Challenge Page here on our blog. You will need your Kinder’s student ID# to sign in. –Visit Mrs. Crosby’s blog for more information. http://www.cobblearning.net/teasleylibrary/tiger-reading-challenge/ Happy Reading!

 

**There will not be a reading challenge for the month of December. Instead, students will be given a Six Flags reading log. Students who are marked as having read 6+ hours will receive a free ticket to Six Flags. Six Flags Reading Logs will be placed in student folders and will be due after Winter Break. : ) 

 

MYSTERY READERS: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B44ACAB28ABFE3-calling –We have filled up the entire first half of the year. Yay! We look forward to having you.   

Key skills and standards we are working on:

Sight Words:

  • Review:  the  , I  , to  , a, is,  my,  go,  me, like,  on,  in,  so, we, it, and, up, at, see, he, do, you, an, can, no, am, went, are, this, look, for, get, come, got, call, down, each, find, are, was, had, they, will,  first, all, be,  as, long, by, day, did, has, her, him
  • Focus:  made, many, if, may, more

*Students should be practicing their sight words every night for a few minutes. (Students are required to know 25 or more sight words at this point in the year. *The complete list of sight words(High Frequency Words) A-H can be found on the Sight Word page: http://www.cobblearning.net/mrsrdavis/sight-word-list/

Phonics: 

  • Focus:  blending sounds to read and spell words; Listening for medial sounds;  Listening for rhyming words

Students are expected to identify 52 letters and produce 23 consonant sounds …Keep Practicing. You are doing great!

Reading:  

Making Inferences / Connections in stories we read.

EQ: How can we use what we already know and what the book tells us to make an inference or connection to our story?

Writing: 

Informational Writing and strengthening our Personal Narratives

In addition to giving facts and staying on topic we will be checking for:

SPELLING:  The writer wrote a letter for the sounds he heard. The writer used the room resources (word wall) to help him spell.  *sight words should be spelled correctly
SPACING: The writer put spaces between words.
CAPITALIZATION: The writer used lower case letters unless capitals were needed. The writer wrote capital letters to start every sentence.  
PUNCTUATION: The writer uses end punctuation in writing. (periods, question marks, exclamation points)

Math:

This week we will focus on decomposing teen numbers 11-19 into a group of ten(ten ones) and some further ones and representing a number of objects 0-20 with written numerals.

We will continue subitizing -with dot cards,  as we participate in daily “Number Talks” lessons.

We will continue to count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s. * Please practice counting to 100 by 1’s and 10’s with your child at home. Most Kinders have already mastered this skill. Please continue to practice counting forward to 100 by 1’s and 10’s, also try skip counting by 2’s and 5’s, count backwards from 20, 30, 40, 50 to Zero! OR try counting backwards from 100!  Ask your Kinder to start and stop at a given  number. Ex. Start at 10 and stop at 30. ; Start at 15 and stop at 32. Also, what number comes before and after a given number. Keep challenging your Kinder to count in many different ways.  This will strengthen their number sense.

Health: 

Exploring our Five Senses through experiments.

  • Monday: Skittles Taste Test
  • Tuesday: Recording our observations during recess.
  • Wednesday: Smell Test
  • Thursday: Identify objects by sound.
  • Friday: Painting with different textures. (ex: pine cone, sponge, brush, coins..etc.)

Mark Your Calendars…

HOMEWORK is DUE on MONDAYS  –Return homework notebooks. 

Media Center:  Thursday

ZOE’S SPIRIT NIGHT: Tuesday, November 28-5 pm

Barnes and Noble Night: Tuesday, December 5

FAMILY CUSTOMS/CELEBRATION PROJECT DUE– Monday, December 11th

SANTA SHOP: December 11-14

Gingerbread Houses: Friday, December 15th

CLASS HOLIDAY PARTY: Monday, December 18th

Early Release: December 19 and 20

POLAR EXPRESS DAY: Wednesday, December 20th

Dress Down- 1$- Wednesday December 20

WINTER BREAK: No School Thursday, December 21st– Wednesday, January 3rd

 

As always, please let me know if you have questions. Have a FABULOUS week everyone. 

-Mrs. Davis 

PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

Show & Tell:  MOTION VERSION

Tiger Trot:

Veterans Day 2017

Thanksgiving Feast

“Thankful” Show & Tell 

Planting Pumpkin Seeds: Our Kinders placed their pumpkins in the garden and received a pumpkin seed in a cup of soil in exchange. We’ve already received reports of pumpkin sprouts springing up! yay!  Happy Growing! : ) 

THIS WEEK IN KINDERGARTEN: (NOVEMBER 6-NOVEMBER 10)

Hello Kinder Parents,

I hope you were able to enjoy the weekend and are ready for another FANTASTIC week!  

*TOMORROW (ELECTION DAY) is a STUDENT HOLIDAY -(NO SCHOOL) 

CLASS NOTES:

*TIGER TROT: The Fundraiser for the Tiger Trot is underway.  I want to encourage all of you to register your Kinder for the Teasley Tiger Trot. Here is the website www.thegetmovincrew.com. Just click on the yellow star that says Get Registered Parent Login at the bottom right. It is SUPER easy! Once you are registered you can start collecting online pledges from family and friends.

For more information on how PTA funds support Teasley, go to www.teasleytigers.com/tiger-trot.   Thanks everyone for supporting our Teasley Tigers! 

OUR TIGER TROT TIME WILL BE DURING OUR SPECIALS: 10AM-10:50AM.

*THANKSGIVING FEAST:  We hope to see you on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th for our Thanksgiving Feast. Feast/Lunch Time is from 11:45-12:25! The Cafe’ will prepare a special Thanksgiving inspired lunch for our students and special guests. 

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on THURSDAY. Please make sure library books are in backpacks and are ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL MOTION VERSION!:  Students may bring in ONE show and tell item of their choice that MOVES. Students will test their items to see if they can…ROLL, ZIG-ZAG, MOVE BACK & FORTH, UP & DOWN, SIDE TO SIDE, IN A STRAIGHT LINE, OR SPIN IN A CIRCLE. 

NOVEMBER HOMEWORK: November Week 1 (10/30-11/3) homework was checked and homework notebooks were sent back home. November’s Homework Calendar is in purple folders. A copy can also be found on the HOMEWORK page here on the blog. 

TIGER READING CHALLENGE: The directions for Biblionasium are on the Tiger Reading Challenge Page here on our blog. You will need your Kinder’s student ID# to sign in. –Visit Mrs. Crosby’s blog for more information. http://www.cobblearning.net/teasleylibrary/tiger-reading-challenge/ Happy Reading!

MYSTERY READERS: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B44ACAB28ABFE3-calling –We have filled up the entire first half of the year. Yay! We look forward to having you.   

Key skills and standards we are working on:

Sight Words:

  • Review:  the  , I  , to  , a, is,  my,  go,  me, like,  on,  in,  so, we, it, and, up, at, see, he, do, you, an, can, no, am, went, are, this, look, for, get, come, got, call, down, each, find, are, was, had, they, will,  first
  • Focus:   all, be,  as, long, by

*Students should be practicing their sight words every night for a few minutes. These important words will help your child with their reading and writing. Thank you for your help with this. *The complete list of sight words(High Frequency Words) A-H can be found on the Sight Word page: http://www.cobblearning.net/mrsrdavis/sight-word-list/

Try This: (spelling practice)

Phonics: 

  • Focus:  blending /m/, short /a/, /s/ , and /t/

Students are expected to identify 52 letters and produce 23 consonant sounds …Keep Practicing. You are doing great!

Reading: 

Story Elements: Character, Setting, Problem, Soluntion. Non-fiction text features; gathering information to use in our writing. 

Writing: 

Informational Writing 

Math:

This week we will focus on consistently and independently comparing two sets of up to 10 objects and identifying whether the number of objects in a set is greater than or equal to the other set.

We will continue subitizing -with dot cards,  as we participate in daily “Number Talks” lessons.

We will continue to count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s. * Please practice counting to 100 by 1’s and 10’s with your child at home. Most Kinders have already mastered this skill. Please continue to practice counting forward to 100 by 1’s and 10’s, also try skip counting by 2’s and 5’s, count backwards from 20, 30, 40, 50 to Zero! OR try counting backwards from 100!  Ask your Kinder to start and stop at a given  number. Ex. Start at 10 and stop at 30. ; Start at 15 and stop at 32. Also, what number comes before and after a given number. Keep challenging your Kinder to count in many different ways.  This will strengthen their number sense. 

Social Studies: 

Veterans DayPlease email me if you or a member of your family are a Veteran or are currently serving in the Military. 

Mark Your Calendars…

HOMEWORK is DUE on MONDAYS Return homework notebooks. 

Computer Lab: Tuesday

Media Center:  Thursday

Election Day: Tuesday, November 7th- STUDENT HOLIDAY -NO SCHOOL 

Free Dress Down Day & Tiger Trot: Friday, November 10th

Veteran’s Day: November 11th -please email me if you or a member of your family are a Veteran or are currently serving in the Military

Thanksgiving Feast: Tuesday, November 14th  @ 11:45am

Thanksgiving Break: November 20-24th  –NO SCHOOL 

As always, please let me know if you have questions. Have a FABULOUS week everyone. 

-Mrs. Davis 

PHOTO HIGHLIGHTS

We had a wonderful time at the ART BARN last week. Here are a few photo highlights! …

 

Field Trip Reminder / All Pro Dad’s / Tiger Trot

*Horray! …We are going to the ART BARN tomorrow!

Here are a few reminders for our field trip:

1. Students must wear tennis shoes/sneakers.

2. Students need to wear their ORANGE Teasley Elementary Kindergarten class t-shirt & JEANS are okay. : ) 

3. Students need to dress in layers – bring a light weight jacket or coat. -We will be outside.

4. Please make sure your child arrives on time to school. We will begin loading the buses at 9:00am.

5. Lunch: If bringing a lunch from home it needs to be in disposable containers and in a plastic ziplock bag. Please make sure your child’s name is on the bag. All items will be thrown away after lunch.

Chaperones…Thanks for joining us on our field trip! Here are a few reminders for you:

1. You will need to drive to The Art Barn.

  • Address: 208 Roper Rd, Canton, GA 30115

2. You will need to pay $11.50 cash as you enter.

3. Pack a lunch if you would like to eat lunch with us.

4. Come ready to have FUN!

 

*All Pro Dad’s will meet at 7am in the Cafe this Friday! 

Please note…the cutoff time for AL Pro Dad’s is 7:35am.  Arrive early.

 

*Tiger Trot

We are doing great!  Our team name is “Davis’ Dashing Dominating Tigers”…HAHA(they decided on the name)!  -We have 9 out of our 23 students registered!  YAY!…thats a start. Registration is SUPER easy. Here is the website www.thegetmovincrew.com. Just click on the yellow star that says “Get Registered Parent Login at the bottom right. Once you are registered you can start collecting online pledges from family and friends. Keep those donations coming Kinder Parents!  We are almost there!

Take a look at the new Tiger Trot video:  (In addition to some AWESOME prizes…you might see some familiar faces. My Kinder Crew from last year “Davis’ Dashers”  is featured.) 

Looking forward to tomorrow!  : ) 

This Week In Kindergarten: (October 30-November 3)

Hello Kinder Parents,

I hope you were able to enjoy the weekend and are ready for another FANTASTIC week!  

CLASS NOTES:

*ART BARN FIELD TRIP: We will be going to the Art Barn on Thursday, November 2nd. Students are asked to wear their ORANGE Teasley Elementary Kindergarten T-shirt and Sneakers.

*TIGER TROT: The Fundraiser for the Tiger Trot is underway. We currently have 7 students registered and are in 9th (11th) place out of 43 classes. It changes every minute. I want to encourage all of you to register your Kinder for the Teasley Tiger Trot. Here is the website www.thegetmovincrew.com. Just click on the yellow star that says Get Registered Parent Login at the bottom right. It is SUPER easy! Once you are registered you can start collecting online pledges.

For more information on how PTA funds support Teasley, go to www.teasleytigers.com/tiger-trot.   Thanks everyone for supporting our Teasley Tigers! 

OUR TIGER TROT TIME WILL BE DURING OUR SPECIALS: 10AM-10:50AM.

*ELECTION DAY; TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 7th is a STUDENT HOLIDAY -(NO SCHOOL) 

**MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on WEDNESDAY. Please make sure library books are in backpacks and are ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL Five Senses Version!:  Students may bring in ONE show and tell item of their choice. We will use a chart to try to place this item in as many FIVE SENSES categories as possible. The more the better.  ( Can you hear it? , Can you see it? , How does it feel? , Does it have a special smell? , Can you taste it? )

OCTOBER HOMEWORK: October Week 4 (10/23-10/27) homework was checked and homework notebooks were sent back home. November’s Homework Calendar will be in purple folders tomorrow. 

TIGER READING CHALLENGE: The directions for Biblionasium are on the Tiger Reading Challenge Page here on our blog. You will need your Kinder’s student ID# to sign in. –Visit Mrs. Crosby’s blog for more information. http://www.cobblearning.net/teasleylibrary/tiger-reading-challenge/ Happy Reading!

October Challenge:
Kindergarten and First Grade: read 200 minutes!

Second and Third Grades: read 400 minutes
Fourth and Fifth Grades: read 600 minutes

*THANKSGIVING FEAST:  We hope to see you on TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 14th for our Thanksgiving Feast. Feast/Lunch Time is from 11:45-12:25! The Cafe’ will prepare a special Thanksgiving inspired lunch for our students and special guests. RSVP forms were sent home last week.  Please be sure to return your RSVP form ASAP!  We will need to give the Cafe’ our final numbers to prep and prepare food for everyone.

MYSTERY READERS: www.SignUpGenius.com/go/5080B44ACAB28ABFE3-calling –We have filled up the entire first half of the year. Yay! We look forward to having you.   

Key skills and standards we are working on:

Sight Words:

  • Review:  the  , I  , to  , a, is,  my,  go,  me, like,  on,  in,  so, we, it, and, up, at, see, he, do, you, an, can, no, am, went, are, this, look, for, get, come, got, call, down, each, find, are 
  • Focus: was, had, they, will,  first

*Students should be practicing their sight words every night for a few minutes. These important words will help your child with their reading and writing. Thank you for your help with this. *The complete list of sight words(High Frequency Words) A-H can be found on the Sight Word page: http://www.cobblearning.net/mrsrdavis/sight-word-list/

Try This: (spelling practice)

Phonics: 

  • Focus:  blending /m/, short /a/, and /s/ 

Students are expected to identify 52 letters and produce 23 consonant sounds …Keep Practicing. You are doing great!

Reading: 

We will focus on using Nonfiction Text Features to further our understanding of what we are reading.

Writing: 

Informational Writing 

Math:

This week we will review measurement and counting strategies.

We will continue subitizing -with dot cards,  as we participate in daily “Number Talks” lessons.

We will continue to count to 100 by 1’s and 10’s. * Please practice counting to 100 by 1’s and 10’s with your child at home. Most Kinders have already mastered this skill. Please continue to practice counting forward to 100 by 1’s and 10’s, also try skip counting by 2’s and 5’s, count backwards from 20, 30, 40, 50 to Zero! OR try counting backwards from 100!  Ask your Kinder to start and stop at a given  number. Ex. Start at 10 and stop at 30. ; Start at 15 and stop at 32. Also, what number comes before and after a given number. Keep challenging your Kinder to count in many different ways.  This will strengthen their number sense. 

Social Studies: 

Veterans Day Please email me if you or a member of your family are a Veteran or are currently serving in the Military.

American Symbols: Bald Eagle  & Statue of Liberty 

Mark Your Calendars…

HOMEWORK is DUE on MONDAYS Return homework notebooks. 

Computer Lab: Tuesday

Media Center:  Wednesday

Art Barn Field Trip:  Thursday, November 2nd 

Election Day: Tuesday, November 7th- STUDENT HOLIDAY -NO SCHOOL 

Free Dress Down Day & Tiger Trot: Friday, November 10th

Veteran’s Day: November 11th -please email me if you or a member of your family are a Veteran or are currently serving in the Military

Thanksgiving Feast: Tuesday, November 14th  @ 11:45am

Thanksgiving Break: November 20-24th  –NO SCHOOL 

Thank you again to all who made our Pumpkin Day and Fall Craft Day a success!  

As always, please let me know if you have questions. Have a FABULOUS week everyone. 

-Mrs. Davis