Food Drive

Teasley’s Food Drive is going on right now. Please contribute if you can.

Items for donation:

Canned goods

Boxed foods

Cereal

Pasta

Canned fruit

Canned meat

Canned tuna

Dried beans

Lentils

Rice

Powdered or Canned Milk

Peanut Butter

Olive Oil (plastic bottle)

Canola Oil (plastic bottle)

Diapers

Paper towels

Toilet paper

Toothpaste

Shampoo

Soap

Deodorant

 

This Week In Kindergarten: (11/11-11/15)

Class notes:

  • Show and tell: student choice
  • Please email me a picture of your child as a baby or toddler. We will be using these to help our discussion on how things change from the past- students will try to identify the student who is pictured and discuss how they have changed.
  • Thank you to all who donated/raised funds for the Tiger Trot. We had a great time and will enjoy using the shade canopies on the primary playground!

Important Dates:

  • 11/14: Library Visit
  • 11/20: Kindergarten Thanksgiving lunch in the Café: 10:40-11:20 (This year reservations are not needed!)
  • 11/22: Dress Down Day $1
  • 11/25-11/29: Thanksgiving Break

IB Unit 3- Where We Are in Place and Time: Past and Present

ELA:

  • This week we start our 3rd IB Unit, where we are in place and time. K teachers dressed up from different decades to begin our conversation on how things change over time. We will also have a museum walk set up that classes will go through to see a variety of artifacts. If you have any interesting items at home from your ancestors (or your own past ) , this would be a great time to share them with your child. We will be reading a variety of texts that show how things: clothing, school, etc change over time.
  • We are also going to spent Monday discussing Veterans Day; we have a power point showing soldiers from a variety of ages, and the book Hero Dad.
  • Phonics: reviewing rhyming words, reviewing consonant sounds while blending in cvc words- cvc words are closed syllable and end in a consonant- the vowel is short. Words like go are open syllable and the “o” is long and says its name.
  • Sight words: List B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2nd quarter)- we, with, make

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Writing information: Who is my Hero? Writing about yourself: past, present, future.

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-20. Counting groups of objects to 20 in different formations, array, scatter, line, circle.
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Comparing numbers using vocabulary: greater than/, less than/fewer, and equal to/the same.
  • Count to 100

This Week In Kindergarten: (11/4-11/8)

Hello Kinder Parents! 

I hope you are having a great week so far. Here are a few class notes and reminders for this week!

Class notes:

  • STEM PROJECT: Our final project for this unit on movement will be for each child to create a vehicle that can move. We need your clean cardboard boxes (cereal, cracker, tissue etc), toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, oatmeal/breadcrumb cylinder containers. Please send items by Thursday, Nov. 7th – thank you for helping us!
  •  HTHT FIELD TRIP: Permission slips and payment envelopes were sent home in purple folders for our in school field trip about motion- with High Touch High Tech.
  •  TIGER TROT: Our Kinders will participate in the Tiger Trot this friday during our Specials time. ALL students will need to wear their ORANGE class t-shirt on this day! (Have you registered your Kinder for the Tiger Trot? Just registering your child for the Tiger Trot earns them an emoji plush bag tag.) *see email from Mrs. Bartlett for more information. “LETS GET MOVING!!!”
  •  MYSTERY READERS: We have enjoyed having you share stories with us. Our Kinders look forward to this time every week! We have THE BEST Mystery Readers!!! T.H.A.N.K Y.O.U!!!!!

Important Dates:

  • 11/5: No school- teacher work day.
  • 11/7: Library Visit -Make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned!
  • 11/8: All pro dads -7 am Cafe
  • 11/8: Tiger Trot : students wear ORANGE class shirts, athletic bottoms, and running shoes. Our class will participate in the Tiger Trot during specials on Friday.
  • 11/12: Spirit night- Chick fil A Cumberland Mall food court- Chorus performance
  • 11/14- In school field trip- High Touch High Tech
  • 11/20: Kindergarten Thanksgiving lunch in the Café: time TBD
  • 11/22: Dress Down Day $1
  • 11/25-11/29: Thanksgiving Break

IB Unit 2- How the World Works: Attributes of Force and motion

ELA:

  • The central idea for our unit is that movement causes change. We will continue in our Force and Motion study this week. Through our texts we will add to our motion vocabulary. The class will also compare and contrast push and pull movements using a Venn Diagram. Texts: Brain Pop Force and Motion, and Sheep in a Jeep.
  • Phonics: reviewing rhyming words, reviewing consonant sounds while blending in cvc words- cvc words are closed syllable and end in a consonant- the vowel is short. Words like be are open syllable and the “e’ is long.
  • Sight words: List B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2nd quarter)- in, so, up

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Writing information: “how to” move an object using force and motion (ex. Move a toy car)

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-20. Counting groups of objects to 20 in different formations, array, scatter, line, circle.
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Comparing groups of objects and numbers using vocabulary: greater/more than, less than/fewer, and equal to/the same.
  • Count to 100

Have a wonderful week Kinder Family!

See you soon! -Mrs. Davis  

 

This Week In Kindergarten: (10/28-11/1)

  • Our Fall Craft Day is on Thursday. Thank you to those who have signed up to send items and/ or volunteer. 
  • Students will NOT be wearing costumes to school on October 31st, please dress in uniform.
  • We are working with pumpkins this week, thank you to all of you who have sent in pumpkins. If you have not- please send in by tomorrow.
  • Our final project for this unit on movement will be for each child to create a vehicle that can move. We need your clean cardboard boxes (cereal, cracker, tissue etc), toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, oatmeal/breadcrumb cylinder containers. You can send these in anytime in the next 2 weeks.

*Library books will be returned on Friday!

Important Dates:

  • 11/1: Media Center
  • 11/1: Tiger Trot pep rally
  • 11/5: Teacher Workday. NO SCHOOL FOR STUDENTS 
  • 11/8: Tiger Trot *(wear orange class shirt to school on this day)
  • 11/20: Kindergarten Thanksgiving lunch in the Café: time TBD
  • 11/25-11/29: Thanksgiving Break

IB Unit 2- How the World Works: Attributes of Force and motion The central idea for our next unit is that movement causes change. This week we will begin to learn motion vocabulary and how different 3 D shapes move differently (slide, roll etc)

ELA:

  • Texts: Spookly the Square Pumpkin, 5 Little Pumpkins, Pebble Go article, The Runaway Pumpkin
  • Phonics: vowels, reviewing consonant sounds while blending in CVC words
  • Sight words: (List B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2nd quarter)- look, did, be

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Writing information about Pumpkins

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-20. Counting groups of objects to 20 in different formations, array, scatter, line, circle.
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Comparing objects using more than one attribute. Ex: height, weight, length, sink/float (we will be using our individual pumpkins for this.)
  • Count to 100

Have a wonderful week everyone! -Mrs. Davis

This Week In Kindergarten (10/21-25)

Class notes and reminders for this week:

  • Thank you to all of you who came in for conferences, we can’t do what we do without you all.
  • Our first field trip is on Friday. Unfortunately, class shirts will not be delivered in time for our field trip. We are asking students to wear their Teasley spirit wear or PURPLE shirt. They should wear regular uniform bottoms.
  • Our final project for this unit on movement will be for each child to create a vehicle that can move. We need your clean cardboard boxes (cereal, cracker, tissue etc), toilet paper rolls, paper towel rolls, oatmeal/breadcrumb cylinder containers. You can send these in anytime in the next 2 weeks.

*Library books will be returned tomorrow.

Important Dates:

  • 10/25: Field trip to the Fire Station and Police Station on the Marietta Square.
  • 11/1: Tiger Trot pep rally
  • 11/8: Tiger Trot
  • 11/20: Kindergarten Thanksgiving lunch in the Café: time TBD
  • 11/25-11/29: Thanksgiving Break

IB Unit 2- How the World Works: Day and Night

ELA:

  • The central idea for our next unit is that movement causes change. This week we will continue to study the changes we see in the Day and Night sky.

Texts: What Does the Sun See, Pebble GO article, Owl Moon, Stellaluna.

  • Phonics: 3 letters can be used to make words: short vowel cvc words (cub, rib, ham, rod).
  • Sight words: (we are beginning list B- students should recognize 25 sight words by the end of 2ndquarter)- she, get, of

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Writing information about Day and Night

Math:

  • Number sense: numbers 0-20. Counting groups of objects to 20 in different formations, array, scatter, line, circle.
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Count to 100

Have a wonderful week everyone! -Mrs. Davis

**UPDATE PUMPKIN WEEK (10/28-11/1)

 

PUMPKIN WEEK WILL BE THE WEEK OF OCTOBER 28-NOVEMBER 1! 

Reminder…Each student will need a pumpkin… (any shape, size, or color) The more variety the better. 

We will be doing lots of hands-on pumpkin activities, experiments, and investigations during that week.

Its going to be another wonderful experience for our Kinders!

-Mrs. Davis 

First Quarter Perfect Attendance

The Attendance Commmittee would like to congratulate to the following students who had PERFECT ATTENDANCE (0 absences and 0 tardies) for the 1st Quarter: 

Noelle I.  

Avery K.

Penelope L. 

The students listed above will receive a free dress down day on October 17th, a surprise treat, and 1 entry into the end of the year drawing for a BRAND NEW BIKE! Thank you so much for your support with getting your students to school on time everyday!

This Week in Kindergarten: (10/7-10/11)

Hello Kinder Parents!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend and are ready for another FANTASTIC week!

=Thursday, October 10th is an EARLY RELEASE DAY!=

Class notes:

FALL CONFERENCES: October 14-18th Conference week is also EARLY RELEASE week.

Please use the link to sign up or a day/time that works for you. (We have 16 of our 23 families signed up.) Please let me know if you need assistance.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E48AEAF22A2FA7-fall1 

MARIETTA SQUARE FIELD TRIP: Friday, October 25th – Our first field trip will be to the Marietta square to visit the Community Helpers at the Fire Station and Police Station on 10/25  from around 9:15 to 1.

*Parents may join us but you will need to meet us there. Permission forms will be coming home this week! 

PUMPKIN WEEK: October 28-November 1 – Students are asked to bring a pumpkin to school…(any shape OR size). Pumpkins can be sent in anytime before that week.

FALL CRAFT DAY: Thursday, October 31st. 8:30a. -9:45a. Our Room Moms are creating a signup genius for volunteers and items we need for this day. Please be on the lookout for this email. Thank you for helping to make this day a great experience for our Kinders.

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on THURSDAY, 10/10. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL: FRIDAY ANIMAL MOVEMENT  * Students may bring a stuffed or plastic animal and share about how it moves. 

CALLING ALL MYSTERY READERS: If you would like to be a mystery reader in our classroom, please follow the link and sign-up for a date that works best for you. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/20f0448aea62ea1f49-mystery1  We are excited to have you join us and look forward to seeing you soon!

This week we are learning:

This week is Fire Safety Week! Do you have a Fire Safety Plan for your home?….It is a good time to talk with your Kinder about your fire safety plan. 

IB Unit 2- How the World Works: Movement (vehicles, animals)

ELA:

  • Phonics:  We are working on blending sounds together to make simple CVC words.
    Sight Words:  We will continue to work on sight words from list A, and will start sight words on list B.  Sight words are important to learn in order to read more fluently and will help in comprehension.

Writing:

  • Informative writing:  Students will learn all about informative writing.  Key words that will be introduced:  Know, first, then, next and finally.

Math:

  • Shapes: Identifying and sorting shapes by their  attributes.  Comparing and contrasting 2D (flat) and 3D (Solid) shapes.  Creating shapes by using other shapes.
  • Numeracy:  Recognizing numbers and number words to 10.  Investing ways to make any given number (to 10) in a variety of ways.  Counting groups if a variety of formats. ( a line, a circle, a square or a scatter array)
  • Counting:  Continue to count to 100 with no errors.

 

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 10/9: Guidance w. Mrs. Oliver

Thursday, 10/10: EARLY RELEASE DAY!

Thursday, 10/11: Library visit and check out

Friday, 10/11: Show and Tell- Students may bring in a stuffed or plastic animal and share how it move.

Friday, 10/11: International Night 6:16 pm

10/14-10/18: Conference week, 12:30 dismissal

10/28-11/1: PUMPKIN WEEK

10/31: Fall Craft Day *=information coming soon=

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

-Mrs. Davis