St. Elizabeth of The Trinity

Committed to Catholic Education

6040 W. Ardmore Ave

Chicago, IL 60646

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7:30 am - 5:00 pm M-F

Father Michael Grisolano - Pastor

Dr. Kristine Hillmann - Principal

Weekly Newsletter 12-07-2020

Welcome Kindergarten Families!

High-Frequency Words: are, to

  • Review High-Frequency Words: can, see, like, go, look, red, orange, yellow, green, blue, purple, pink, white, brown, gray, black, the, and, a, I
  • Practice daily

Letters/Sounds: None this week

Review Letters: t, f, b, m, n, i, u, c, o, a, g, d, s, j, p, l, k, h, v, w, y, x, qu, and z


Phonics:

  • We will continue to practice sounding out cvc words.
    • A cvc word is a word that is made up of a consonant, vowel, and consonant sound.
  • Group 1: Will continue Beginning Sounds, Sort 2: t, g, n, p
  • Group 3: Beginning Sounds, Sort 4: l, k , j w
  • Group 3: Word families with words and pictures, Sort 9: op, ot, and og families with words and pictures

Religion: We Celebrate Christmas

  • Students will understand that Christmas celebrates the birth of Jesus.
  • Students will deepen their appreciation for the feast of Christmas.
  • Students will learn about the Immaculate Conception.
  • Students will understand that Christmas is a time for gift giving.

In ELA:

Reading:

We will read: Simon and Molly plus Hester and a folktale called The Little Red Hen

Students will be able to:

  • Retell familiar stories including key details.
  • Respond to questions about the main characters in a story.
  • Respond to questions about the setting of a story.
  • Respond to questions about the major events in a story.
  • Respond to questions about key details in a story or poem.
  • Identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
  • Compare and contrast the experiences of characters in a familiar story.
  • We will work on sequencing
  • Name the author of a story
  • Name the illustrator of a story
  • Explain the role of an author in telling a story
  • Explain the role of an illustrator in telling a story
  • Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
  • Participate in shared writing projects
  • Follow agreed-upon rules in a group discussion

Writing:

Students will:

  • Practice writing complete sentences using sight words and inventive spelling.
  • Draw pictures to express an opinion about a topic.
  • Draw pictures to convey information about a topic.
  • Write an opinion about a topic using a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing.
  • Students will continue to work on labeling their drawings.

In Math:

Students will:

  • Determine which linking cube stick is longer than or shorter than the other.
  • Compare the length of linking cube sticks to various objects.
  • Compare objects using the same as.
  • Compare using heavier than and lighter than with classroom objects.

Science/ Social Studies:

  • Students will learn about reindeers.

Homework: Please check your child’s Take-Home Folder

  • Math workbook pages (please only do the lesson that is circled)
  • Phonics packet with reading log (due Friday)

Upcoming Events:

  • December 07 – A great week to learn something new!
  • December 08 and 10 – i Ready activities
  • December 08 – Church, Immaculate Conception.
  • December 11 – Ugly Sweater Day
  • December 18 – 11:30 Dismissal
  • December 19 – January 03 – Christmas Vacation – No School

Remember:

  • 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.
  • All shirts must be tucked in.
  • Please do homework in pencil.

I Need Your Help:

  • We need glue sticks.
  • Please replace your child’s take-home folder as needed.

Have a great week. Thank you, Stay Safe, Mrs. Becker