March 20th-24th 2017

March 24th 2017

Dear Parents/Guardians:

Week 3 progress monitoring was AMAZING!!!! I cannot wait to share the progress checks of our kiddos with you during conferences!! If your child is getting SAM books please make sure they read them, sign it, and send it back.  I send them back with a new book the next day.  We have two students through all 52 books already!!

-Upcoming Events-

Spring Conferences:  March 28th (Tuesday), March 29th (Wednesday), & March 30th (Thursday), 12pm dismissal

March 31st (Friday): Early Release for Spring Break, 12pm dismissal

March 31st (Friday): Rockin Rockets Assembly 9:25-9:55am *If your student is receiving an award you will have a note in their Friday folder*

April 3rd-7th (Monday-Friday): Spring Break


-What we’ve been learning- 

Being engaged!  The whole school is working on this concept and we are going to be paying close attention to what it looks like to be engaged and what it sounds like.  We talked about the differences being engaged looks like depending on where you are and what you are doing.  The kids were amazed at how quiet it really can be in a kindergarten room when all 19 of them are engaged! 

Letters: Gg

Words: one, two, three, four, five

Writing:  Letter formation in our writing.  Small letters need to be small but not tiny, simply between the mid line and bottom line, tall letters need to be tall, simply top to bottom, and letters that fall need to fall, below the bottom line.  Letters cannot float or just hang above the line. 

Math: Simple Subtraction


-What we will be working on-

Dealing with a different schedule/routine.  Having early dismissal most of the week and a different schedule is sure to throw some of our kiddos off so we’re really going to focus on how to deal with changes.  What we can control (our emotions) and what we cannot (others emotions). 

Letters:  Review of letters and blends, especially blends as some of us still need some extra help with those. 

Words: Reviewing all 29 sight words both in reading and writing them

Writing: Working on letter formation, remember our capital letter at the beginning, and punctuation at the end. 

Math:  Review numbers 0-20 (writing and recognizing), counting to 100, and simple addition


-Things to work on at home-

Read, read, read!

Counting to 100-By 1s, 5s, & 10s. 

Our sight Words (knowing them instantly and writing them), we are at 29!