Saturday, September 21, 2013

Kindergarten News September 23, 2013

Kindergarten News                                                September 23, 2013
What we will do this week:
Picture day is Tuesday! Students may wear Sunday best or dress code clothing for pictures. 
We planted grass seeds, this week we will water them and record any growth. 
Rest time blankets will come home this week, please wash and return. 
Friday is Popsicle day in the cafeteria.  Kids may purchase an ice-cream treat if they eat their lunch for $1. 
Thank you so much for volunteering to help in our classroom and school! 
The weather is getting cooler- please make sure your child has a jacket with his/her name on it to wear for recess.
 Please make sure you are removing things out of your child’s backpack and green folder daily.  You will receive this news in your child’s green folder each week.  You may also find my weekly news and other information on my blog.
We will learn about Joseph and his brothers this week.  We will talk about jealousy and forgiveness.       
In Math we will use linking cubes to make an AB pattern, and we will place objects on a real graph, we will use positional words: over, under, on top of, behind, in back of, in front of, and beside.  We will count to 10 with one-to-one correspondence. 
We will begin a new journal.  We will spend time everyday writing and drawing.  The journal will come home at the end of the month.     
In Spelling and phonics we will continue working with the letter l and o.  We will add the letter Gg this week. We will practice blending letter sounds. Today you will find two sheets of letters in your child’s green folder.  Please use them to help your child identify letters and to learn the sounds they make.    
We have gym class on Monday’s and Thursdays, and Fridays.  Please make sure your child has gym shoes! 
You may turn in all school paperwork and snack/party funds ($20 total) to me or to the office. 
Volunteers are need especially for the following times:
Mondays- ART 9:45-10:15
Tuesdays- Computer class 945-1015
Lunch and Recess helpers- 1130-1230 any day of week! Thank you so much for all the kindergarten parents helping!
If you are interested in volunteering for one of these times, please send me an email.  Thank you!
Please work with your child at home on writing their name using capital first letter and lower case for the rest.  We will be working on this in class as well. 
Homework – due next Monday in red tray by desk.
Letter G and g.  For lower case g: Circle around all the way, go down, and make a hook. 
Memory work – help your child to remember this verse.  I will ask him/her to say it to me Friday.   
Forgive as the Lord forgave you.  Colossians 3:13
Please contact me with any questions or concerns!
In His Service,
Mrs. Chaiser

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