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

Reading:

Essential Question: Review
Phonics Skill: Mm, Aa, Ss, Pp, Tt, Ii, Nn, Cc, Oo, Dd

High Frequency Words: a, and, can, do, go, I, like, see, the, to, we, you

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

Math:
Review

Upcoming Dates: 
-12/16- Holiday Head Wear Day 
-12/17 - Cozy Day
-12/17 - Kids Korner Gift Shoppe Family Night 5-7pm
-12/18 - Character Celebration
-12/19 - Green and Red Explosion Day
-12/20 - Kindergarten Gingerbread Day! 

-12/20 - Pajama Day
-12/23-1/6 - Winter Break - No School! 
-1/7 - Back to School! 

Our class will be visiting the Kids Korner Gift Shoppe Monday. Your child can bring money to shop for family and friends any day next week! Check backpacks for papers coming home today for more information. 

Kindergarten Gingerbread Day is Friday. Parent volunteers, please email Miss Barnes to let her know that you will be coming. We will start at 8:45 and should be done around 10:30.   

Posted by barnesr  On Dec 13, 2019 at 7:17 AM
  
Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: Who are your neighbors?
Phonics Skill: Dd

High Frequency Words: do

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

Math:
- Decomposing Numbers to 10 

Upcoming Dates: 
-12/9-11 - MAP Testing
-12/10 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names A-G
-12/11 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names H-P
-12/11-  PLC Early Release 
-12/12 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names Q-Z
-12/12 - Kaleidoscope Comes to Kindergarten! 
-12/13 - Festive Day - Wear your ugly sweater or holiday spirit! 
-12/20 - Kindergarten Gingerbread Day! 
-12/20 - Pajama Day
-12/23-1/6 - Winter Break - No School! 
-1/7 - Back to School! 

Kindergarten Gingerbread Day is right around the corner! Information about the day and parent volunteers came home with their gingerbread man to decorate. Let me know if you would like to volunteer!  
Posted by barnesr  On Dec 06, 2019 at 3:27 PM
  
Don't forget to have your kiddo grab a snack for school. We have snack every morning!

Reading:

Essential Question: What do people use to do their job?
Phonics Skill: Oo

High Frequency Words: you

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

Math:
- Measuring Length
- Comparing Numbers 

Upcoming Dates: 
-12/4 - PLC Early Release 
-12/10 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names A-G
-12/11 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names H-P
-12/11-  PLC Early Release 
-12/12 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names Q-Z
-12/12 - Kaleidoscope Comes to Kindergarten! 
-12/13 - Festive Day - Wear your ugly sweater or holiday spirit! 
-12/20 - Kindergarten Gingerbread Day! 
-12/20 - Pajama Day
-12/23-1/6 - Winter Break - No School! 
-1/7 - Back to School! 

Kindergarten Gingerbread Day is right around the corner! Parents are invited to come and help and join the fun on the morning of December 20! More information will be coming home soon. 
Posted by barnesr  On Dec 01, 2019 at 6:40 PM
  

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

Reading:

Essential Question: Review week 
Phonics Skill:
Review: Mm, Aa, Ss, Pp, Tt, Ii, Nn, Cc
High Frequency Words: Practicing individual sight word rings! 

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

Math:
- Review week! 
- Numbers 0-20
- 2D Shapes - circle, triangle, square, rectangle, trapezoid, rhombus, hexagon

**Correction** - Double check the parents with pastries dates! We are doing it differently this year so there are three separate dates based on your last name. I only had one listed in last weeks newsletter. I apologize for the mix up! 

Upcoming Dates: 
-11/26 - Pajama Day - Incentive Day!
-11/27- 11/29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School! 
-12/4 - PLC Early Release 
-12/10 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names A-G
-12/11 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names H-P
-12/11-  PLC Early Release 
-12/12 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am - Last Names Q-Z
-12/12 - Kaleidoscope Comes to Kindergarten! 
-12/13 - Festive Day - Wear your ugly sweater or holiday spirit! 
-12/20 - Kindergarten Gingerbread Day! 
-12/20 - Pajama Day
-12/23-1/6 - Winter Break - No School! 
-1/7 - Back to School! 

Posted by barnesr  On Nov 21, 2019 at 6:06 PM
  
Reading:
Essential Question: What places do you go to during the week?
Phonics Skill:
Cc
High Frequency Words: go


Math:
- Numbers 0-10
- Introducing Teen Numbers
- Number Bonds

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

Upcoming Dates: 
-11/20 - PLC Early Release
-11/26 - Pajama Day
-11/27- 11/29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School! 
-12/4 - PLC Early Release 
-12/10 - Pastries with Parents - 7:00 am
-12/11-  PLC Early Release 
-12/12 - Kaleidoscope Comes to Kindergarten! 
-12/13 - Festive Day - Wear your ugly sweater or holiday spirit! 
-12/20 - Kindergarten Gingerbread Day! 
-12/20 - Pajama Day
-12/23-1/6 - Winter Break - No School! 
-1/7 - Back to School! 
Posted by barnesr  On Nov 18, 2019 at 7:13 AM
  
Reading:
Essential Question: What are different sounds we hear?
Phonics Skill:
Nn
High Frequency Words: and


Math:
- 2D Shapes (square, triangle, circle, rectangle, hexagon, rhombus, trapezoid)
- Positional Words

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

Upcoming Dates: 
- 11/11-11/15 - Food Drive Week
- Meaty Monday - Canned Meat
- Taco Tuesday - Beans/Shells/Canned Tomatoes
- Warm Wednesday - Canned Soup
- Thankful Thursday - Stuffing, Mac and Cheese, Boxed Potatoes 
- Fruity Friday - Canned Fruits/Veggies (no corn please!)
- 11/11 - USA Day! Wear red, white, and blue
- 11/13 - PLC Early Release
- 11/20 - PLC Early Release
- 11/26 - Pajama Day
-11/27- 11/29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School! 
Posted by barnesr  On Nov 08, 2019 at 10:44 AM
  
Reading:
Essential Question: What rules do we follow in different places?
Phonics Skill:
Ii
High Frequency Words: to


Math:
- Sorting
- Graphing Results
- Reading Graphs

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

Upcoming Dates: 
- 11/6 - PLC Early Release
- 11/11-11/15 - Food Drive Week
- Meaty Monday - Canned Meat
- Taco Tuesday - Beans/Shells/Canned Tomatoes
- Warm Wednesday - Canned Soup
- Thankful Thursday - Stuffing, Mac and Cheese, Boxed Potatoes 
- Fruity Friday - Canned Fruits/Veggies (no corn please!)
- 11/11 - USA Day! Wear red, white, and blue
- 11/13 - PLC Early Release
- 11/20 - PLC Early Release
- 11/26 - Pajama Day
-11/27- 11/29 - Thanksgiving Break - No School! 
Posted by barnesr  On Nov 01, 2019 at 11:38 AM
  
Reading:
Essential Question: What kind of bugs do you know about?
Phonics Skill:
Review: Mm, Aa, Ss, Pp, Tt
High Frequency Words: Review: the, we, see, a, like


Math:
- Five Frames
- Ten Frames
- Decomposing Numbers

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

Upcoming Dates: 
- 10/28-10/31 - Red Ribbon Week Spirit Days
Monday - Hat and Sunglasses Day - Too Bright for Drugs!
Tuesday - Emoji Day - Send a Message, Stay Drug Free! 
Wednesday - Silly Sock Day - Stomp Out Drugs! 
Thursday - Orange and Black Day - Say "BOO" to Drugs! 
- 10/30 - PLC Early Release
- 10/31 - Halloween Party - 2:00-3:00
- 11/6 - PLC Early Release

Halloween Party Reminders:
- If your child is wearing a costume for the party, please do not send them to school in their costume. They will have time to change before the party. 
- No blood or weapons are allowed with costumes
- Treats for the party must be store bought (we have no food allergies and 17 students)

Posted by barnesr  On Oct 25, 2019 at 9:22 PM
  
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