St. Elizabeth of The Trinity

Committed to Catholic Education

6040 W. Ardmore Ave

Chicago, IL 60646

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7:30 am - 3:30 pm M-F

Father Michael Grisolano - Pastor

Dr. Kristine Hillmann - Principal

Weekly Newsletter 09-13-2021

Mrs. Becker’s Newsletter

For the Week of September 13


New High-Frequency Words: he, is, have

High-Frequency Words: I, am, the, a, like, to

  • 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: Pp, Cc

Letters/Sounds: Mm, Tt, short Aa, Ss


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.

Sight Word Practice

Religion:

  • Practice Sign of the Cross
  • Please practice Grace

Math:

  • Workbook page (will be circled)

Phonics:

  • Pp and Cc worksheets

Handwriting/Printing:

  • Practice writing first and letters: Mm, Tt, Ss. Aa, Pp, Cc

Religion:

  • Students will deepen their appreciation for all God’s animals.
  • Students will celebrate God’s gift of animals.
  • Students will appreciate that God creates and loves all people.
  • Students will understand that God created people who love them.
  • Students will realize that because God and other people love them, they can love, too.

In ELA:

We will work on:

  • Name the author of a storyRL.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.
  • Students will capitalize the first word in a sentence.
  • Students will be able to recognize complete sentences.
  • Students will capitalize the first word in a sentence.

In Math:

We will work on:

  • Within circular and scattered dot configurations of numbers 3, 4, and 5 find hidden partners.
  • Model decomposition of 3 with materials, drawings, and expressions.
  • Represent the decomposition as 1 + 2 and 2 + 1.

In Science:

  • The Big Question: What are position and motion?
  • Cause and effect
  • Students will be able identify cause and effect by telling what happens and why something happens.
  • Vocabulary: position, above, below

Upcoming Events:

  • September 13 – A great week to learn something new!
  • September 14 – Bring in a small ball for science (not too small or big). Perfect size would fit in your child’s backpack.
  • September 16 – Mass
  • October 11 – Professional Development, No School

Remember:

  • Send a spill proof water bottle 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

Stay Safe,

Mrs. Becker

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