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Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Kindergarten has had a lot of kids out sick this week. This weekend would be a great time to wash coats, backpacks, etc. to help prevent spreading germs! We have been working on washing our hands correctly, coughing/sneezing into our elbow, and  keeping our classroom clean! 

Reading:

Essential Question: How do you take care of different kinds of pets?
Phonics Skill: Gg, Ww

High Frequency Words: of, they

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
-Review Addition
-Review Subtraction
-Mixed Problems (determining if it is addition or subtraction)

 


Upcoming Dates: 

-3/11 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/16-3/20 - Spring Break - No School
-3/23 - No School - Teacher In-Service Day
-3/25 - Grade Cards Come Home
-3/27 - KU vs. K-State Day


Kindergarten Field Trip to the KC Zoo: 

Our field trip to the Kansas City Zoo will be on Thursday, May 7th. This is an all day field trip and we are looking for parents that would like to join us! Our amazing PTO gets tickets for all of our students so there is not cost for them. The cost for parents is $10 per parent. If you are interested in joining us at the zoo, please email me and let me know! More information will be coming home as the date gets closer. 

Posted by barnesr  On Mar 06, 2020 at 2:47 PM
  

Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: How are some animals alike and different?
Phonics Skill: Short Uu

High Frequency Words: for, have

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
-"Friends of 10"
- Fluently adding to 10

 


Upcoming Dates: 

-3/3 - Class Pictures
-3/4 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/5 - Purple and White Day
-3/11 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/16-3/20 - Spring Break - No School
-3/23 - No School - Teacher In-Service Day
-3/25 - Grade Cards Come Home
-3/27 - KU vs. K-State Day


Kindergarten Field Trip to the KC Zoo: 

Our field trip to the Kansas City Zoo will be on Thursday, May 7th. This is an all day field trip and we are looking for parents that would like to join us! Our amazing PTO gets tickets for all of our students so there is not cost for them. The cost for parents is $10 per parent. If you are interested in joining us at the zoo, please email me and let me know! More information will be coming home as the date gets closer. 

Posted by barnesr  On Mar 02, 2020 at 11:19 AM
  

Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: How can you stay safe in bad weather?
Phonics Skill: Review Hh, Ee, Ff, Rr, Bb, Ll, Kk, -ck

High Frequency Words: Review my, are, with, he, is, little, she, was

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
-Composing and Decomposing Numbers
-Building Teen Numbers (14 is 10 and 4 ones)

 


Upcoming Dates: 

-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/3 - Class Pictures
-3/4 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/5 - Purple and White Day
-3/11 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/16-3/20 - Spring Break - No School

Kindergarten Field Trip to the KC Zoo: 

Our field trip to the Kansas City Zoo will be on Thursday, May 7th. This is an all day field trip and we are looking for parents that would like to join us! Our amazing PTO gets tickets for all of our students so there is not cost for them! The cost for parents is $10 per parent. If you are interested in joining us at the zoo, please email me and let me know! More information will be coming home as the date gets closer. 

Posted by barnesr  On Feb 21, 2020 at 7:51 AM
  

Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: What happens in different kinds of weather?
Phonics Skill: Kk, -ck ending

High Frequency Words: she, was

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
- 2D Shapes
-3D Shapes

 


Upcoming Dates: 

-2/13-2/14 - No School -
-2/17 - No School - Presidents Day
-2/21 - Backwards Day
-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/3 - Class Pictures
-3/4 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/5 - Purple and White Day
-3/11 - PLC Early Release Day
-3/16-3/20 - Spring Break - No School

Posted by barnesr  On Feb 13, 2020 at 6:28 PM
  

Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: How are the seasons different?
Phonics Skill: Bb, Ll

High Frequency Words: is, little

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
- Word Stories (word problems)
- Addition 
- Subtraction

Valentine's Day Sign Up: We still need some help with our Valentine's Day party on Wednesday. Take a look at the sign up link to see if you can help! https://signup.com/mobileweb/2.0/vspot.html?fc=true&activitykey=2969848422309120119#anonymous_invite_page

 


Upcoming Dates: 
-2/7 - Progress Reports Come Home
-2/11 - Kindergarten Music Program - 6:00 pm
-2/12 - Valentine's Day Party
-2/12 - Early Release at 1:10
-2/12-2/13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
-2/13-2/14 - No School - Conferences
-2/17 - No School - Presidents Day
-2/21 - Backwards Day
-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day

For more information about the kindergarten music program, see the attached link from Mrs. Wooten:
https://shes.usd230.org/classrooms/cassity_wooten/music_programs/kindergarten_music_program


Posted by barnesr  On Feb 06, 2020 at 2:37 PM
  

Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: What kinds of things grow on a farm?
Phonics Skill: Ff, Rr

High Frequency Words: he, with

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
- Word Stories (word problems)
- Addition 
- Subtraction

Pennies for Patients Spirit Week

February 3rd - 7th

 


Monday: PJ Penny Day - put pennies in your favorite pajamas


Tuesday: Neon Nickel Day - wear your brightest neon and bring in nickels


Wednesday: Dazzling Dimes - donate dimes and wear something shiny


Thursday: Crazy Quarters - wear crazy socks/hat and cash in your quarters


Friday: Show Your Spirit Day - wear your SHES gear and donate some dollars

Upcoming Dates: 
-2/5 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/7 - Progress Reports Come Home
-2/11 - Kindergarten Music Program - 6:00 pm
-2/12 - Valentine's Day Party
-2/12 - Early Release at 1:10
-2/12-2/13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
-2/13-2/14 - No School - Conferences
-2/17 - No School - Presidents Day
-2/21 - Backwards Day
-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day

For more information about the kindergarten music program, see the attached link from Mrs. Wooten:
https://shes.usd230.org/classrooms/cassity_wooten/music_programs/kindergarten_music_program

Posted by barnesr  On Jan 31, 2020 at 7:08 AM
  

Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Due to the snow day, we will be celebrating the 100th day of school on Monday. If you signed up to bring a snack for the 100 day snack mix, please send it to school with your child on Monday! Thank you! 

Kindergarten will also be celebrating Kansas Day this week! We will be rotating classrooms for different activities on Tuesday and Wednesday.

With all of these fun activities moved to the same week, the kindergarten teachers have decided to use next week as a review week in reading. Starting the week of February 3, we will be introducing two letters and two sight words each week. If you want to start practicing at home, here are the next two:
Phonics - Ff, Rr
High Frequency Words - with, he

Reading:

Essential Question: Review
Phonics Skill: Review: M, A, S, P, T, I, N, C, O, D, E

High Frequency Words: Review and Update Sight Word Folders

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
-Subtraction
-Understanding the subtraction symbol and equal sign
- Writing subtraction problems with the largest number first 
-Subtracting to 5 Fluently (without fingers/manipulatives)




Upcoming Dates: 
-1/29 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/5 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/7 - Progress Reports Come Home
-2/11 - Kindergarten Music Program - 6:00 pm
-2/12 - Valentine's Day Party
-2/12 - Early Release at 1:10
-2/12-2/13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
-2/13-2/14 - No School - Conferences
-2/17 - No School - Presidents Day
-2/21 - Backwards Day
-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day

For more information about the kindergarten music program, see the attached link from Mrs. Wooten:
https://shes.usd230.org/classrooms/cassity_wooten/music_programs/kindergarten_music_program

Posted by barnesr  On Jan 24, 2020 at 11:34 AM
  
Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: How do living things change as they grow?
Phonics Skill: Ee

High Frequency Words: are

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
-Subtraction
-Understanding the subtraction symbol and equal sign
-Subtracting to 5 Fluently (without fingers/manipulatives)


Upcoming Dates: 
-1/21 - Chiefs Day! 
-1/29 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/5 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/7 - Progress Reports Come Home
-2/11 - Kindergarten Music Program - 6:00pm
-2/12 - Valentine's Day Party
-2/12 - Early Release at 1:10
-2/12-2/13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
-2/13-2/14 - No School - Conferences
-2/17 - No School - Presidents Day
-2/21 - Backwards Day
-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day

For more information about the kindergarten music program, see the attached link from Mrs. Wooten:
https://shes.usd230.org/classrooms/cassity_wooten/music_programs/kindergarten_music_program
Posted by barnesr  On Jan 20, 2020 at 6:56 PM
  
Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: What do living things need to grow?
Phonics Skill: Hh

High Frequency Words: my

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
-Addition
-Understanding the addition symbol and equal sign
-Addition to 5 Fluently (without fingers/manipulatives)


Upcoming Dates: 
-1/15 - PLC Early Release Day
-1/17 - All One Color Day (wear everything the same color) OR Chiefs Red Friday! 
-1/20 - No School - Martin Luther King Day
-1/29 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/5 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/7 - Progress Reports Come Home
-2/11 - Kindergarten Music Program - 6:00pm
-2/12 - Valentine's Day Party
-2/12 - Early Release at 1:10
-2/12-2/13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
-2/13-2/14 - No School - Conferences
-2/17 - No School - Presidents Day
-2/21 - Backwards Day
-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day

For more information about the kindergarten music program, see the attached link from Mrs. Wooten:
https://shes.usd230.org/classrooms/cassity_wooten/music_programs/kindergarten_music_program
Posted by barnesr  On Jan 13, 2020 at 2:43 PM
  
Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: How can people help to make the community better?
Phonics Skill: Review Ii, Nn, Cc, Oo, Dd

High Frequency Words: Review to, and, go, you, do

** Keep practicing sight word folders at home! We are working hard to read and write (without looking) our sight words! **

Math:
Review:
-Reading Numbers 0-20
-Writing Numbers 0-20
-Counting objects 0-20


Upcoming Dates: 
-1/8 - Grade Cards Come Home
-1/15 - PLC Early Release Day
-1/17 - All One Color Day (wear everything the same color)
-1/20 - No School - Martin Luther King Day
-1/29 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/5 - PLC Early Release Day
-2/7 - Progress Reports Come Home
-2/11 - Kindergarten Music Program - 6:00pm
-2/12 - Valentine's Day Party
-2/12 - Early Release at 1:10
-2/12-2/13 - Parent/Teacher Conferences
-2/13-2/14 - No School - Conferences
-2/17 - No School - Presidents Day
-2/21 - Backwards Day
-2/26 - PLC Early Release Day

For more information about the kindergarten music program, see the attached link from Mrs. Wooten:
https://shes.usd230.org/classrooms/cassity_wooten/music_programs/kindergarten_music_program

Posted by barnesr  On Jan 07, 2020 at 7:21 AM
  
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