Parents: Thank you so much for donating items from the giving tree. We are truly thankful for your help and support!!
Dates to Remember
Aug. 9--Opening Day
Sept. 3--Labor Day: NO SCHOOL
Oct. 5--NO SCHOOL
Oct. 12--End of 1st quarter
Oct. 18-19--Fall Break: NO SCHOOL
Nov. 6--Election Day
Nov. 11--Veteran's Day
Nov. 21-23--Thanksgiving Break: NO SCHOOL
Dec. 24-Jan. 7--Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!
Christmas Break; NO SCHOOL
Jan. 8--First day back from Christmas Break
Feb. 14--Happy Valentine's Day!
Feb. 18--President's Day; Snow Make-Up Day #1
March 15--End of 3rd quarter
March 17--Happy St. Patrick's Day!
March 18-March 22--Spring Break: NO SCHOOL
April 19--Good Friday: Snow Make-Up Day #3 or NO SCHOOL
April 21--Happy Easter
April 22--Snow Make-Up Day #2 or NO SCHOOL
May 12--Happy Mother's Day
May 23--Last Student Day
May 24--Snow Make-Up Day #4 or NO SCHOOL
Other Important Information
Lexia: Your child is working on the year-end goal of reaching level 10 (completing Level 9) using the Language Arts program, Lexia. Please help your child go to this website at home so that he/she may obtain this goal! We will also be working to reach this goal here at school. Go to Lexiacore5.com. You will need my email address, firstname.lastname@example.org for the first time that you sign in. Your child can login using their username and password Below I have broken the levels down by month. If your child completes each level listed by the end of each month, he/she should have no problem reaching Level 10 by the end of the year. Many children continue to work towards higher levels to better prepare them for 2nd grade!
September--Level 2 January--Level 6
October--Level 3 February--Level 7
November--Level 4 March--Level 8
December--Level 5 April--Leve
Story for the Week: Sam
We will be reviewing Kindergarten reading skills and spelling words for the first six weeks. During this time, students will have 4-5 high frequency words for spelling. Beginning week 7, spelling words will increase to 15 words each week. The lists will include 5-7 high frequency words, as well as phonetically spelled words. Students will later be writing a sentence for the test as well. A link to all the spelling words for the year is on the right.
Genre: Realistic Fiction
Phonics focus: m /m/, s, ss /s/, t /t/ and Short a: a
Text-Based Comprehension: CHARACTER and QUESTIONING Phonemic Awareness:Initial, Medial, and Final Phonemes; Segment and Blend Phonemes; Blend Onsets and Rimes
Amazing Words: furniture, unwind, middle, yawn, tidy, cozy, straw
Wed: Say each spelling word in a sentence.
Thur: Read Word Sheet; Write the spelling sentence 1 time.
We will be working on writing through drawing. We'll also be reviewing early writing concepts.
Please have your child complete the front and the back of the homework sheet. You may help your child as needed! On days a new skill is introduced, you will receive a family letter. This letter is to demonstrate to parents how to help your child with the new math skill. This week in Math we will be learning the following skill: Counting on.
Friday: No test this week
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