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    November 29-December 3

    Thanksgiving 22-26  

    Please keep the take home folder in your child's backpack.  Remember to check it daily for any notes.  We will send home papers when needed.

    Send your child's water bottle (filled with water) everyday.

    Help your child learn his/her car/bus number.

    Practice tying shoes.

    Practice writing first and last name neatly.

      

    Please remember to put an extra set of clothes in your child's bookbag.  The clothes will be keep in your child's cubby.

    Thank You!

     

    Our P.E. day is Thursday.  Wear tennis shoes. 

      Welcome to our Kindergarten Weekly News!


     Unit:  Christmas

     

     Letter Focus: Uu  

     

     School begins at 7:45   

    Please do not drop off students before 7:20AM.  Thanks!

     Important Classroom Reminders 

    Friday Dress Policy

    Students may wear plain jeans or shorts (of appropriate length) with HCC shirt.  Please no cheerleading outfits.  We will offer "fun days" when students will have the opportunity to wear other clothing.  

     

    • Monday-

    • Tuesday-  
    • Wednesday-
    • Thursday-
    • Friday-

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       Happy Birthday



    •    Snack Schedule

    Please send 20 snacks in individual portions. Thank you! 

     

      •                                              Monday: Max                                                                                                        
      •                  Tuesday:  MeKayla                              
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      •                                            Wednesday:  Paxton                                                                                         
      •                          Thursday:  Preston                                
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      •            Friday:  Selah                    
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    • Sight Words
    • away, does, because, find, fish
    • help, jump. come, funny, tree
    • my, here, play, make, birthday
    • boy, girl, he, she, school
    • said, go, see, car, dog
    • as, in, at, too, boat
    • house, to, it, look, ball
    • report card sight word assessment October 7/8
    • review all words learned
    • you, up, little, cat, of
    • eight, six, seven, nine, ten
    • I, can, we, and, is, on
    • me, the, a, like, mother, father
    • zero, one, two, three, four, five
    • red, green, orange, blue, purple, yellow
    • pink, white, black, brown
    • Sight word-Assessment Friday, August 13
    • Please check the back of your child's folder each week to review words and practice any words not mastered.
    • (Words mastered will be circled.)
    • These words will be assessed each Friday.  
    • My rule is "we should know these words in a snap."
    • These words should not be "sounded out."
    • Thank you!
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     Saxon Phonics--Please practice the letter sounds

    Ll, Oo, Gg, Hh, Tt, Pp, Aa, Nn, Mm, Ii, Ss, Ff, Rr, Kk, Bb, Uu

        

    Math

    comparing numbers 1-10

     numbers 6-10

    patterns

    counting by 10s

     graphing

    shapes

    sorting

    position words

    numbers 0-5

    comparing 0-5

     

     

     PBIS

    Be Safe!

    Be Respectful!

    Be Responsible!

     

       News from the Office

    Please remember transportation changes must be made BEFORE 12:00.  No exceptions.  If there is a change in your child’s transportation, you must send written notice (email or FAX) to Mrs. Junkin before noon.  You may also send a note with your child in their folder.

     

     

     The following language arts skills will be assessed on the 1st nine week report card:

    • identifies characters
    • tells the role (job) of an author/illustrator
    • actively participates in group reading activities with purpose and understanding
    • follows words from left to right, top to bottom, and page to page
    • tells that words are made of letters
    • tells the beginning sounds in three-phoneme words (consonant-vowel-consonant)
    • Uses question words- who, what, where, when, how
    • Uses learned words/phrases when talking and responding to text
    • Compares and contrasts the actions (adventures and experiences) of characters in familiar stories
    • Reads common high frequency words by sight

     

     The following language arts skills will be assessed on the 2nd nine week report card:

    • counts the number of words and spaces in print
    • retells familiar stories with important (key) details
    • identifies the setting in a story
    • recognizes and produces (locates, hears, and says) rhyming words
    • counts syllables in spoken words
    • blends (puts together) syllables in spoken words
    • spells simple words (CVC) phonetically
    • tells the ending sound in CVC (consonant-vowel-consonant) words
    • tells (produces) the short sound of five major vowels
    • names opposites (antonyms)
    • recognizes uppercase (capital) letters
    • recognizes lowercase letters
    • tells (produces) consonant sounds
    • Reads common high frequency words by sight
    • Segment (separates) syllables in spoken words
    • Tells how the illustrations and the text of a book are connected
    • Draws, dictates, or writes to tell (narrates) about a single event or several linked events

    The following language arts skills will be assessed on the 3rd nine week report card:

    • Identifies major events in a story
    • Tells the middle sound in CVC words
    • Adds or substitutes individual sounds to make new words (-at to bat and then cat)
    • Identifies the main topic of an informational text
    • Retells key details of an informational text
    • Capitalizes the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I
    • Recognizes and names end punctuation ( ., ?, !, ", & ,)
    • Writes a letter or letters for most consonant and short vowel sounds
    • Reads common high frequency words by sight

    The following language arts skills will be assessed on the 4th nine week report card:

    • Spells simple words phonetically (CVC Words)
    • Tells (produces) the long sound of the five major vowels
    • Reads grade-level text with purpose and understanding
    • Reads common high frequency words by sight
    • draws, dictates, or writes to express opinion in writing (like, dislikes)
    • Collaborates (works) with others to gather information from many sources including digital tools, to produce and publish a writing project

     

    The following math skills will be assessed on the 1st nine week report card:

    • Counts to 25
    • Tells how many objects are in a set up to 5
    • Sort and classifies objects by color
    • Names 2D flat shapes- square, rectangle, triangle, circle, hexagon
    • Uses position words: over/under, above/below, inside/outside
    • Identifies numbers to 10
    • Write numbers to 10

     

    The following math skills will be assessed on the 2nd nine week report card:

    • Names 3D solid shapes- cone cylinder cube sphere
    • counts to 50
    • identifies numbers 1-25
    • writes numbers 1-20
    • tells how many objects are in a set up to 10
    • sorts and classifies objects by count
    • tells which group is greater than, less than, or equal to another group of objects up to 10

     

    The following math skills will be assessed on the 3rd nine week report card:

    • counts to 75
    • Tells how many objects are in a set up to 15
    • Uses terms of measurement (longer/shorter, heavier/lighter, bigger/smaller
    • Adds fluently within 5
    • Solves addition number sentences within 10 (Example 3 + 7 = ___)
    • counts by tens to 100
    • Sorts and classifies objects by size

    The following math skills will be assessed on the 4th nine week report card:

    • Counts to 100
    • Tells how many objects are in a set up to 20
    • Subtracts fluently within 5
    • Solves addition word problems up to 10 using objects or drawings
    • Solves subtraction word problems up to 10 using objects or drawings
    • Finds the missing number in addition problems to equal 10
    • Shows that numbers 11-19 are made of tens and ones
    • Builds a number to 10 in many different ways
    • Sorts and classifies objects by shape