Week of March 9-13, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 12:00 am on Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians

Welcome back to another week of Kindergarten. I hope you had a wonderful weekend.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH                                                                                      

-** Practice recognizing the role of the author and illustrator         –    Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words.                                    – **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home                                                                                            -**Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize the beginning, middle, and ending of a story.                                                                                                                                 -Use this story language to retell the beginning, middle, end of a story.                                                                                **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.                                                                                                                                                                

MATH                                                                                                                                          -**Practice graphing objects and interpreting data on a graph.                       -Practice solving story problems (adding) by drawing pictures and symbols.                                                                      -Practice counting and selecting the corresponding number 1-20 to match a group.                                                                                           -Compare groups of objects (least to greatest, greatest to least).                                                                                               -Practice recognizing more, fewer, same with groups of objects.                                                                                        -Practice describing, extending different patterns.                                                                                                              -Practice recognizing a number that comes before and after another number.                                                                     – Practice completing part-part whole relations.                                                                                                                         -Practice using objects in your home to sort and                                -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar.   Example: “If yesterday was Tuesday. Tomorrow will be Wednesday, What is today?”                          -Practice verbally counting by ones. 0-80; 0-100. Count by tens, 10-100. Count backwards 10-1.

HISTORY                                                                                                              **Practice recognizing and using map skills. positional words such as near/far, above/below, left/right and behind/in front of; recognize map features land and water                                                          **Practice recognizing student’s personal information.   **Continue to reinforce good citizenship.                                                                                                                              EVENTS                                                                                                *Yankee Candle Packets were sent home today (March 9, 2020)                  * Wear green to recognize how “Lucky to be a Brave” (Every Wednesday in March)                                                                                                    *Career Day (Friday, March 13, 2020)                                                                                                                              *For the Love of the Arts Family Engagement Day (Saturday, March 14, 2020) (9AM-12 PM)                         *Spring/Classroom Pictures (March 20, 2020)

Thank you for your effort and support.                                                                                                                                           Have a great week.

March 2-6, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 11:10 pm on Monday, March 2, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians,

I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Welcome back to another week of Kindergarten.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH -** Practice recognizing the role of the author and illustrator -Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize the beginning, middle, and ending of a story. -Use this story language to retell the beginning, middle, end of a story. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional resources that you would like to use.

MATH -**Practice drawing pictures, symbols to solve story problems (addition/subtraction) -Practice counting and selecting the corresponding number 1-20. -Compare groups of objects (least to greatest, greatest to least) -Practice recognizing more, fewer, same with groups of objects -Practice describing, extending different patterns. -Practice recognizing a number that comes before and after another number.  -Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar. -Practice verbally counting by tens 10-100, put objects in groups of tens and count groups by tens; count backwards 0-1; count 0-80; 0-100

HISTORY **Practice recognizing and using map skills. positional words such as near/far, above/below, left/right and behind/in front of ; recognize map features land and water                                                          **Practice recognizing student’s personal information.                 **Continue to reinforce good citizenship.

EVENTS AND DATES

* Wear green to recognize how “Lucky to to be a Brave” (Every Wednesday in March) *No School for Students/Teacher Professional Development Day (March 3, 2020) *Career Day (Friday, March 13, 2020)   *For the Love of the Arts Family Engagement Day(Saturday, March 14, 2020)

Thank you for your effort and support.

Have a great week.

February 24-28, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 10:48 pm on Monday, February 24, 2020

Parents/Guardians,

I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Welcome back to another week of Kindergarten.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH -** Practice recognizing the role of the author and illustrator -Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize the beginning, middle, and ending of a story. -Use this story language to retell the beginning, middle, end of a story. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional resources that you would like to use.

MATH -**Practice drawing pictures, symbols to solve story problems (addition/subtraction) -Practice counting and selecting the corresponding number 1-20. -Compare groups of objects (least to greatest, greatest to least) -Practice recognizing more, fewer, same with groups of objects -Practice describing, extending different patterns. -Practice recognizing a number that comes before and after anothernumber.  -Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar. -Practice verbally counting by tens 10-100, put objects in groups of tens and count groups by tens; count backwards 0-1; count 0-50; 0-100.

SCIENCE -**Practice recognizing objects that are living and nonliving, provide reasons for knowing if an object is living or nonliving

EVENTS

*Student Recognition Assemblies K-2 (Friday, February 28, 2020)   2:-2:30 PM *Career Day (Friday, March 13, 2020)   *For the Love of the Arts Family Engagement Day(Saturday, March 14, 2020)

Week of 2/17-21/20

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 1:08 am on Thursday, February 20, 2020

Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to another week of Kindergarten.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH -Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize the beginning, middle, and ending of a story. -Use this story language to retell the beginning, middle, end of a story. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional resources that you would like to use.

MATH

-**Practice counting and selecting the corresponding number 1-20. -Compare groups of objects (least to greatest, greatest to least) -Practice recognizing more, fewer, same with groups of objects -Practice describing, extending different patterns. -Practice recognizing a number that comes before and after anothernumber.  -Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar. -Practice verbally counting by tens 10-100, put objects in groups of tens and count groups by tens; count backwards 0-1; count 0-50; 0-100.

SCIENCE -Practice investigating making observations about objects that sink and float.

SOCIAL STUDIES Reinforce the objectives: -Practice recognizing people events (to include Presidents Day, Presidents of the past– George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, current-Donald Trump) -Practice recognizing and demonstrating following rules/procedures. -Practice recognizing personal information (student’s name, birthdate, age, parents’ names -Practice understanding patriotism, events, holidays, and persons (Martin Luther King Jr.) pertaining to patriotism -Recognize history to include persons and events of other times and places. -Practice recognizing map skills/positions (above/below; far/near; left/ right, behind/in front of)

EVENTS AND DATES

*Student Recognition Assemblies K-2 (Friday, February 21, 2020)   2-2:30 PM *Career Day (Friday, March 13, 2020)   *For the Love of the Arts Family Engagement Day(Saturday, March 14, 2020)

February 10-14, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 11:30 pm on Monday, February 10, 2020

Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to another week of Kindergarten.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH -Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize the beginning, middle, and ending of a story. -Use this story language to retell the beginning, middle, end of a story. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional resources that you would like to use.

MATH

-**Practice counting and selecting the corresponding number. -Compare groups of objects (least to greatest, greatest to least) -Practice recognizing more, fewer, same with groups of objects -Practice describing, extending different patterns. -Practice recognizing a number that comes before and after anothernumber.  -Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar. -Practice verbally counting by tens 10-100, put objects in groups of tens and count groups by tens; count backwards 0-1; count 0-50; 0-100.

SOCIAL STUDIES -Practice recognizing people events (to include Presidents Day, Presidents of the past– George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, current-Donald Trump) -Practice recognizing and demonstrating following rules/procedures. -Practice recognizing personal information (student’s name, birthdate, age, parents’ names -Practice understanding patriotism, events, holidays, and persons (Martin Luther King Jr.) pertaining to patriotism -Recognize history to include persons and events of other times and places. -Practice recognizing map skills/positions (above/below; far/near; left/ right, behind/in front of)

February 3-7, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 1:06 am on Tuesday, February 4, 2020

Dear Parents/Guardians, Welcome to another week of Kindergarten.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH -Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize the beginning, middle, and ending of a story. -Use this story language to retell the beginning, middle, end of a story. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

MATH **-Compare groups of objects (least to greatest, greatest to least) -Practice recognizing more, fewer, same with groups of objects -Practice describing, extending different patterns. -Practice recognizing a number that comes before and after another number.  -Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar. -Practice verbally counting by tens 10-100, put objects in groups of tens and count groups by tens; count backwards 0-1; count 0-50; 0-100.

SOCIAL STUDIES -Practice recognizing and demonstrating following rules/procedures. -Practice recognizing personal information (student’s name, birthdate, age, parents’ names **-Practice understanding patriotism, events, holidays, and persons (Martin Luther King Jr.) pertaining to patriotism -Recognize history to include persons and events of other times and places. -Practice recognizing map skills/positions (above/below; far/near; left/ right, behind/in front of)

EVENTS AND DATES Wear the color red to recognize the “love”……………………………….. Every Wednesday in February *Health and Wellness Family Engagement Night- …………………………………………………………………………….Thursday, February 6:30 pm *Parent-Teacher Conference…………………………..Febraury 18, 2020 *Box Top Battle…………………………………………………..Daily (This ends February 28) All students need to do is turn in grocery receipts to the library with their grade level written on the top. Your privacy is important to us so no names on the grocery receipts! Student Council will scan the receipts to determine qualifying box tops. Box Tops for Education is now all done electronically.

Thank you for your effort and support.

Have a great week.

January 20-24, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 7:29 am on Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to the another week of Kindergarten.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH Continue to assist your child with fine motor skills (holding/ appropriate pencil grip and writing with a pencil; writing his/her first and last name; holding scissors and cutting with scissors. (The fine motor coordination gets better with practice. **Practice recognizing all uppercase and lowercase letters, sounds (to include vowels–a, e, i, o, u, consonants, digraphs-th, sh, ch, wh), and writing letters. **Parents, assist your child with writing uppercase/lowercase letters in random order. (Eg. State “Mm space., Oo space.” Your child should write the letter in his/her best handwriting. using proper sizing.) **Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40 words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize and retell beginning, middle, and ending of a story using this story language–beginning, middle, ending. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.

MATH Practice recognizing and identifying groups with more and less/fewer **Practice counting 0-50 forward, 0-100; counting 10-100; counting backwards 10-1. ** Practice recognizing numbers before and after other numbers (Eg. What number comes before 10? What number comes after 10?) -Practice counting objects 0-20;count orally a given set of objects -Practice recognizing numbers 0-20 and select a given number 0-20. to match the group of counted objects. -Practice recognizing, identifying, and writing numbers 0-20. (correct formation) -Practice recognizing, describing, extending different patterns. **Practice recognizing a number that comes before and after another number.  **Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create and create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar. **-Practice verbally counting by tens 10-100, put objects in groups of tens and count groups by tens; count backwards 0-1; count 0-50; 0-100.

SCIENCE (Review) investigating shadows, understanding how to make shadows, and identifying shadows

SOCIAL STUDIES -Practice recognizing and demonstrating following rules/procedures. -Practice recognizing personal information (student’s name, birthdate, age, parents’ names **Practice understanding patriotism, events, holidays, and persons (Martin Luther King Jr.) pertaining to patriotism **-Practice recognizing map skills/positions (above/below;far/near; left/ right, behind/in front of)

EVENTS AND DATES Wear the color blue to recognize the “new year, new you”……………………………….. Every Wednesday in January Early Dismissal Dates…………………………………….January 24, 27, 28, 29 Box Top Battle……………………………………………………Daily (This ends February 28) All students need to do is turn in grocery receipts to the library with their grade level written on the top. Your privacy is important to us so no names on the grocery receipts! Student Council will scan the receipts to determine qualifying box tops. Box Tops for Education is now all done electronically. The Box Top Battle will end February 28th!

Thank you for your effort and support. Have a wonderful week.

Week Of January 13-17, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 10:20 pm on Monday, January 13, 2020

Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to another week of Kindergarten.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH Continue to assist your child with fine motor skills (holding/ appropriate pencil grip and writing with a pencil; writing his/her first and last name; holding scissors and cutting with scissors. (The fine motor coordination gets better with practice. **Practice recognizing all uppercase and lowercase letters, sounds (to include vowels–a, e, i, o, u, consonants, digraphs-th, sh, ch, wh), and writing letters. **Parents, assist your child with writing uppercase/lowercase letters in random order. (Eg. State “Mm space., Oo space.” Your child should write the letter in his/her best handwriting. using proper sizing.) **Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40 words.) You can use the emailed list and the hardcopy list sent home **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. Recognize and retell beginning, middle, and ending of a story using this story language–beginning, middle, ending. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.

MATH Practice recognizing and identifying groups with more and less/fewer **Practice counting 0-50 forward, 0-100; counting 10-100; counting backwards 10-1. ** Practice recognizing numbers before and after other numbers (Eg. What number comes before 10? What number comes after 10?) -Practice counting objects 0-20;count orally a given set of objects -Practice recognizing numbers 0-20 and select a given number 0-20. to match the group of counted objects. -Practice recognizing, identifying, and writing numbers 0-20. (correct formation) -Practice recognizing, describing, extending different patterns. **Practice recognizing a number that comes before and afteranother number.  **Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create and create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar.

SCIENCE (Review) investigating shadows, understanding how to make shadows, and identifying shadows

SOCIAL STUDIES -Practice recognizing and demonstrating following rules/procedures. -Practice recognizing personal information (student’s name, birthdate, age, parents’ names **Practice understanding patriotism, events, holidays, and persons –Martin Luther King Jr. pertaining to patriotism

EVENTS AND DATES Computer Training & Info Night for parents— January 16, 2020 at 6:30 PM

Thank you for your effort and support.

Have a wonderful week.

January 6-10, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 9:53 pm on Monday, January 6, 2020

Happy New Year! Welcome back to Kindergaren. I hope you thoroughly enjoyed your Winter break. Thank you for your warm thoughts and generous presentation of gifts to me and our class.

Please continue to assist your child with objectives in English, Math, Reading, Science and Social Studies daily. Use the monthly Homework Study Guide and any additional homework resources to reinforce skills.

ENGLISH Continue to assist your child with fine motor skills (holding/ appropriate pencil grip and writing with a pencil; writing his/her first and last name; holding scissors and cutting with scissors. (The fine motor coordination gets better with practice. **Practice recognizing all uppercase and lowercase letters, sounds (to include vowels–a, e, i, o, u, consonants, digraphs-th, sh, ch, wh), and writing letters. -Parents, assist your child with writing uppercase/lowercase letters in random order. (Eg. State uppercase T, lowercase t and space. Your child should write the letter in his/her best handwriting.) **Practice recognizing rhymes in pictures/words. **Practice recognizing and using sight words. (Your child should recognize at least 40 words.) You can use the emailed list and the list sent home before the Winter Break. **Practice tracking (pointing to each word with the index finger) while reading aloud in books. **Practice phonetically spelling words (Write a letter for each sound heard in the word) You can use the finger strategy.

MATH Practice recognizing and identifying groups with more and less/fewer **Practice counting 0-50 forward, 0-100; counting 10-100; counting backwards 10-0. ** Practice recognizing numbers before and after other numbers (Eg. What number comes before 10? What number comes after 10?) -Practice counting objects 0-20;count orally a given set of objects -Practice recognizing numbers 0-20 and select a given number 0-20. to match the group of counted objects. -Practice recognizing, identifying, and writing numbers 0-20. (correct formation) -Practice recognizing, describing, extending different patterns.  **Practice completing part-part-whole relations.                  –Practice using objects in your home to sort and then create and create a graph. -Practice recognizing calendar components–months, year, days in the week, dates and reading a calendar.

SCIENCE -Practice investigating shadows, understanding how to make shadows, and identifying shadows

SOCIAL STUDIES -Practice recognizing and demonstrating following rules/procedures. -Practice recognizing personal information (student’s name, birthdate, age, parents’ names

EVENTS AND DATES Wear blue……………………………………….Every Wednesday in January 2020

Thank you for your effort and support.

Have a wonderful week.

December 16-20,2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Benjenecia Dildy at 12:01 am on Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Dear Parents/Guardians,

Welcome to an exciting world of Kindergarten.

Continue to reinforce skills in all subject areas. You may use the the Homework Study Study Guide to reinforce skills.

Thank you for all your effort and support.

Enjoy your holidays.

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