At Home Activities
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Welcome to our Kindergarten Weekly News!
Letter Focus: Qq
School begins at 7:50
Please do not drop off students before 7:30AM. 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.
Please send 21 snacks in individual portions. Thank you!
- Monday: Callie Mae
- Tuesday: Cambrie
- Wednesday: Carlee
- Thursday: Channin
- Friday: Cyrinity
- Sight Words
- Review sight words assessed in the back of your child's homework folder.
- We will continue with sight word assessments fourth nine weeks.
- do, are, but, out, doll--assessment February 13
- Math addition facts-assessment February 6
- assessment - December 17
- help, jump, come, funny, tree
- away, because, fish, does, find
- my, here, play, make, birthday
- girl, boy, he, she, school
- said, go, see, car, dog
- as, in, too, at, boat
- house, to, look, it, ball
- you, up, little, cat, of
- eight, ten, six, nine, seven
- I, can, we, and, is, on
- me, the, a like, mother, father
- zero, three, five, one, four, two
- pink, brown, white, black
- red, blue, green, purple, orange, yellow-
- Assessment Thursday, August 15
- 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 Thursday.
- My rule is "we should know these words in a snap."
- These words should not be "sounded out."
- Thank you!
Saxon Phonics--Please practice the letter sounds
Ll, Oo, Gg, Hh, Tt, Pp, Aa, Nn, Mm, Ii, Ss, Ff, Rr, Kk, Bb, Uu, Zz, Cc, Ee, Yy, Dd, Vv, Jj, Xx, Ww, Qq
Saxon Reader: Hot, Hot, Hot, Hop on the Mop, Stan's Pigs, Frog Ran, The Big Trip, Pig's Jet
counting numbers to 20
comparing number 0-10
as many, fewer, more, same as
Fourth Nine Week Skills
spells simple words-cvc
draws, dictates, or writes an informative piece including a topic and information about the topic
tells (produces) the long sound of the five major vowels
reads grade-level text with purpose and understanding
tells which group is greater than, less than or equal to another group of objects up to ten
counts to 100
tells how many objects are in a set up to 20
subtracts fluently within 5
solves addition/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
Third Nine Week Skills
segments (separates) syllables in spoken words
spells simple words phonetically
tells middle sounds in three phoneme words (CVC) example-say hit student responds by saying or writing i
adds or substitutes individual sounds to make new words example-word families-at bat cat mat
identifies the main topic of an informational text
retells key details of an informational text
draws, dictates, or writes to tell about a single event or several linked events
describes people, places, things, and events that are familiar
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
counts to 75
tells how many objects are in a set up to 15
uses terms of measurement (longer/shorter, heavier/lighter, bigger/smaller, etc.)
names 3D solid shapes (cone, cylinder, cube, sphere)
adds fluently within 5
solves addition number sentences within 10
Second Nine Week Skills
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
draws, dictates, or writes to express opinion in writing (likes, dislikes)
names opposites (antonyms)
recognizes uppercase and lowercase letters
tells (produces) consonant sounds
counts by tens to 100
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 in various ways
First Nine Week Skills that will be assessed on report cards.
identifies characters in a story
tells the role (job) of an author and illustrator in telling a story/nonfiction book
actively participates in group reading activities with purpose and understanding
follows words from left to right, top to bottom, and page to page
counts the number of words and spaces in print
tells the beginning sounds in three-phoneme words (cvc)
reads common high frequncy words by sight (introduced during specific nine week period)
identifies front cover, back cover, and title page in information text/literature
shares thoughts, feelings, and ideas in clear and complete sentences so that others can understand what is said
counts to 25
tells how many objects are in a set up to 5
sorts and classifies objects in many differenct ways-by color, size, shape, etc.
names 2d flat shapes-rectangle, square, circle, triangle, hexagon
uses position words-over/under, above/below, inside/outside, etc.
Ongoing Skills that we will work on throughout the year
Identify the title, title page, front cover, author, illustrator, setting and characters of a story or book
Opinion writing pieces- Ex. “I like…. because….”
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 Red folder.
If you need to come inside the building in the morning time, please use the parking lot at the storm shelter. Thank you!