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Reading - 
Essential Question: How are the seasons different?
Phonics: Bb, Ll
Sight Words: is, little

Math- 
- Height
- Subtraction Symbol
- Introducing Subtraction Number Stories
- Disappearing Train (subtraction game)

Upcoming Dates:
- 2/13 - Purple and White Day
- 2/13 -  Early Release 
- 2/13 - 2/14 - Parent Teacher Conferences 
- 2/15 - No School
- 2/18 - No School 

The kindergarten field trip to the Kansas City Zoo will be on May 8th. We love having parent volunteers join us on the trip (more information will come as it gets closer) but wanted to give parents enough time to take off work, schedule child care, etc. Let me know if you have any questions or would like to join us! 
Posted by barnesr  On Feb 03, 2019 at 11:12 AM
  
Reading - 
**Starting this week, we will have two letters and two sight words each week**
Essential Question: What kinds of things grow on a farm?
Phonics: Ff, Rr
Sight Words: he, with

Math- 
- Height
- Length
- Graphs
- Shapes

Upcoming Dates:
- 2/1 - Spirit Day - Career Day (dress like what you want to be when you grow up)
- 2/13 - Purple and White Day
- 2/13 -  Early Release 
- 2/13 - 2/14 - Parent Teacher Conferences 
- 2/15 - No School
- 2/18 - No School 

The kindergarten field trip to the Kansas City Zoo will be on May 8th. We love having parent volunteers join us on the trip (more information will come as it gets closer) but wanted to give parents enough time to take off work, schedule child care, etc. Let me know if you have any questions or would like to join us! 



Posted by barnesr  On Jan 22, 2019 at 7:30 AM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: How do living things change as they grow?
Phonics: Ee
Sight Words: are

Math- 
- The Addition Symbol
- Growing Train (addition game)
- Number Scrolls (writing numbers)
- Shape Combinations 

Upcoming Dates:
- 1/15 - Purple and white day
- 1/21 - No School - Martin Luther King Jr. Day 

Posted by barnesr  On Jan 14, 2019 at 7:28 AM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: Who are your neighbors?
Phonics: Dd
Sight Words: do

Math- 
- Number grids
- Roll and Record with dice
- Ten bears on a bus (counting game)

Kindergarten Gingerbread Day - 
Kindergarten is looking for some volunteers to help with Gingerbread Day on the morning of December 21. Parent volunteers will help roll out the gingerbread dough, help students decorate cookies, etc. Please let me know if you are interested in helping! Thanks! 


Upcoming Dates:
-12/10-12/14 - MAP Testing
-12/17-12/21 - Kids Korner Gift Shoppe
-12/19 - Purple and White Day
-12/21 - PJ Day
-12/24-1/4 - Winter Break
-1/7 - Back to School! 
Posted by barnesr  On Dec 07, 2018 at 7:20 AM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: What do people use to do their jobs?
Phonics: Short O
Sight Word: you

Math- 
- Weight
-Capacity
-Counting by 10's
- Top it with number cards

Upcoming Dates:
-12/3 - MAP Fluency Testing
-12/10-12/14 - MAP Testing
-12/24-1/4 - Winter Break
-1/7 - Back to School! 
Posted by barnesr  On Nov 30, 2018 at 2:09 PM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: What places do you go to during the week? 
Phonics: Cc (/k/ sound)
Sight Word: go

Math- 
- Ten Frames
- Teen Numbers
- Hexagons


Upcoming Dates:
-12/3 - MAP Fluency Testing
-12/10-12/14 - MAP Testing
-12/24-1/4 - Winter Break
-1/7 - Back to School! 

Posted by barnesr  On Nov 20, 2018 at 2:04 PM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: Review Week
Phonics: Review Mm, Aa, Ss, Pp, Tt, Ii, Nn
Sight Word: Review: a, and, can, I, like, see, the, to, we

Math- 
- Introducing the calculator
- Ten Frame Quick Looks

Progress reports come home today! Please let me know if you have any questions.


Holiday book orders came home yesterday. Online orders are due November 21. If you are paying by check, please send in the order by Tuesday. If you are ordering something as a gift for your child, please let me know and I can leave the items at the front office or send them home wrapped in butcher paper. 

Upcoming Dates:
- 11/16 - Progress Reports
- 11/19 - Purple and White Day 
- 11/20 - PJ Day
-11/21-11/23 - No School - Thanksgiving Break
Posted by barnesr  On Nov 16, 2018 at 10:58 AM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: What are different sounds we hear?
Phonics: Nn
Sight Word: and

Math- 
- Sequencing numbers 1-10
- Attribute Blocks - identifying shapes 
- Bar Graphs

On Monday (11/12) I will not be here and we will have a substitute. I will not be able to check my phone often, so if there is a change of transportation or a message for the substitute please call the office instead of sending an email. I will be back on Tuesday! 

Upcoming Dates:
- 11/16 - Progress Reports
- 11/19 - Purple and White Day 
- 11/20 - PJ Day
-11/21-11/23 - No School - Thanksgiving Break

Posted by barnesr  On Nov 09, 2018 at 8:34 AM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: What rules do we follow in different places?
Phonics: Short Ii
Sight Word: to

Math- 
- Sequencing numbers 1-10
- Length - longer and shorter
- Roll and Record - dice game
- Monster Squeeze - greater than/less than game


Upcoming Dates:
- 11/9 - PTO Grandparents Dinner
- 11/16 - Progress Reports
- 11/19 - Purple and White Day 
- 11/20 - PJ Day
-11/21-11/23 - No School - Thanksgiving Break

Halloween Party -
Thank you to all of our wonderful parents that helped with our party and sent things in! The kids had a blast! 


On Monday, November 5th all elementary students and a parent will receive free admission to the Maverick 8th grade girls basketball game. 
Posted by barnesr  On Nov 02, 2018 at 2:18 PM
  
Reading - 
Essential Question: What kind of bugs do you know about?
Phonics: Review: Mm, Aa, Ss, Pp, Tt
Sight Word: Review: the, we, see, a, like

Math- 
-Counting Representations 
-Math Game - Spin a number
-Numbers 1-10


Upcoming Dates:
- 10/31 - Halloween Party 12:15-1:00
- 10/31 - Early Release 1:10
- 11/2 - Spirit Day - Workout Gear
- 11/9 - PTO Grandparents Dinner

Halloween Party (10/31 - 12:15-1:00):
On Wednesday, Oct. 31 our class will be having an early lunch from 11-11:30. If your student is dressing up in a costume, please send the costume to school with your child in their backpack or a bag. Costumes will only be worn during the party and they should have on regular clothes for the beginning of the day. Please make sure that no weapons or "blood" come to school with your child's costume. Let me know if you have any questions! 

Thank you for volunteering to help our class with the Halloween party. Here is the sign up link if you need it. We have 18 kiddos in our class and no allergies. 
https://www.signupgenius.com/go/4090D4AA9AE29A6FC1-barnes
Posted by barnesr  On Oct 29, 2018 at 7:09 AM
  
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