Mrs. Becker’s Newsletter
For the Week of September 06
New High-Frequency Words: a, like, to
High-Frequency Words: I, am, the
I cannot stress enough how IMPORTANT it is that you practice each high frequency word EVERY night with your child. The high-frequency list will start off small and gradually grow larger. Practicing with your child will make a big difference. Please make it an enjoyable experience by having fun with it. High frequency can be found on the weekly newsletter.
New Letters/Sounds: short As, Ss
Letters/Sounds: Mm, Tt
Homework: Please check your child’s Take-Home Folder
• Homework will reflect the subject and skills taught in class and will review previous concepts. Look for it in your child’s take-home folder each day.
• Kindergarteners may need guidance on some of their homework assignments.
• Practice Sign of the Cross
• Please practice Grace
• Workbook page (will be circled)
• Ss and Short Aa (as in apple not acorn) worksheets
• Practice writing first and letters: Mm, Tt, Ss. Aa
• Students will realize that God creates animals and loves them.
• Students will have a better appreciate that animals can be their friends.
• Students will learn about being kind to animals.
We will work on:
• Name the author of a storyK.RL.CAS.6.2.a
• Name the illustrator of a story • Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. • With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details. • With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story. • Talk about nonfiction, learn what the word means and compare it to fiction. • Respond to literature: talk about their favorite parts
• Discuss story details. • Read common high-frequency words by sight. • Students will be able to recognize capital and lowercase letters. • Students will be able to write capital and lowercase letters. • Students will learn that names begin with capital letters, and objects begin with lowercase letters.
We will work on:
• Students will be able to sort categories by count. • Students will be able to identify categories with 2, 3, and 4 within a given scenario. • Students will be able to sort by count in vertical columns and horizontal rows (linear configurations to 5). • Students will answer how many questions to 5 in linear configurations (5-group), with 4 in an array configuration. In Science: • The Big Question: What are position and motion?
• September 6 – A great week to learn something new!
• September 6 – Labor Day, No School
• September 9 – Mass
• October 11 – Professional Development, No School (date is corrected)
• Send a spill proof water bottle daily. Please only put water in the water bottle. There are no working water fountains, but we do have a water fill station.
• Please send extra masks to school (just in case).
• Take Home Folder will be sent home every day. Please check the folder every day and clean it out. Folders are your way to communicate with the teacher or the school office. Please put all materials that are to be return to school on the return to school side of the folder and let your child know to turn it in.
I Need Your Help:
• Please have your child use the bathroom before they leave home.
• Please talk with your child about using the bathroom during bathroom breaks. A lot of the boys and girls are coming back and ask to go shortly after we come back to the classroom.
• 3 x 5 White index cards
Thank you for a second successful week of kindergarten.