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December is here! We have lots of exciting things going on this month! During these weeks of Advent, we are focusing on showing kindness to everyone around us and being thankful for the gifts that God has given us.

 

Here are some important dates to remember:

December 6: Jeans Day

December 7: Advent Angel Gift – Piece of Fruit

December 8: Immaculate Conception (No School)

December 15: Spirit Day! Advent Angel gift – Candy

December 20: Christmas Party (11:00 Dismissal) Advent Angel Gift – $5 Gift

 

This is what we will be learning:

Religion:

Chapter 13: Advent

Chapter 14: Christmas

 

Reading:

Lesson 12: Weather

Lesson 13: Animal Bodies

Sight Words: with, my, you, what

Letters: Nn (Nyle Noodle), Ff (Fifi Fish)

Vocabulary Strategies: Classify and Categorize Sensory Words, Context Clues

Fluency: Read with Expression, Reading Rate

Grammar: Verbs, Complete Sentences

Writing: Word Choice, Ideas

 

Math:

Finish Chapter 6: Subtraction

Chapter 7: Represent, Count, and Write 11 to 19

 

Science:

Unit 6: Earth’s Resources

 

Social Studies:

Week 9: Needs and Wants

November

Important Dates to Remember:

 

11/1: No School – All Saints Day

11/17: Spirit Day!

11/20 – 11/24: No School

 

This is what we will be learning in November:

Religion

Chapter 11: We Learn About God with Our Families

Chapter 12: We Learn About God with Our Friends

Stewardship

Thanksgiving

 

Reading

Lesson 9: Machines and Wheels

Lesson 10: Using Shapes

Lesson 11: Seasons

Sight Words: to, come, me

Letters: Pp (Pippa Pig), Review Aa (Andy Apple)

Grammar: Synonyms, Adjectives for Size and Shape, Sentence Parts: Subject

Vocabulary Strategies: Synonyms, Classify and Categorize Shape Words, Figurative Language

Writing: Word Choice

 

Math

Chapter 5: Addition

Chapter 6: Subtraction

 

Science

Unit 4: Habitats

Unit 5: Day and Night

 

Social Studies

Week 8: Timelines

Week 10: The First Thanksgiving

Week 11: Earth

Thanksgiving

October

Kindergarten had so much fun kicking October off with a trip to the pumpkin patch!

 

 Important Dates to Remember:

October 9: No School

October 13: No School

October 21: PTO Fun Night

October 25: Scholastic Book Orders Due

October 26: Conferences (4:30-7:30)

October 27: Spirit Day

October 30: No School - Conferences (9:00-7:30)

October 31: No School

 

This is what we will be learning this month:

Religion

Chapter 7: Ordinary Time

Chapter 8: God Made All People

Chapter 9: God Made Us

Chapter 10: God Helps Us to Discover

 

Reading

Lesson 2.1: Using Our Senses

Lesson 2.2: Sounds and Language

Lesson 2.3: Ways to Move

Sight Words: see, we, a

Letters: Aa (Andy Apple), Tt (Tiggy Tiger), Cc (Callie Cat)

Grammar: Sensory Words, Adjectives for Color

Vocabulary Strategies: Context Clues, Classify and Categorize Sensory Words,  Classify and Categorize Action Words

Writing: Word Choice

 

Math

Finish up Chapter 3: Represent, Count, and Write Numbers 6 to 9

Chapter 4: Represent and Compare Numbers to 10

Begin Chapter 5: Addition

 

 

Social Studies

Studies Weekly Week 5: Time

Studies Weekly Week 6: History

Studies Weekly Week 7: Where Do You Live?

Fire Safety

 

Science

Unit 3: Plants

Pumpkins

September

 

The first few weeks of Kindergarten have been so much fun here in KG! We have been getting used to our schedule and procedures. We are excited to see what September will bring!

Here is what we will be working on this month:

Religion

Chapter 3: God Creates the Animals

Chapter 4: God Creates People

Chapter 5: God Creates Me

Chapter 6: God Gives me Feelings

 

Reading

Lesson 1.2: Going to School

Lesson 1.3: Pets

Lesson 1.4: Jobs

Lesson 1.5: Helping

Sight Words: I, like, the, and

Letters: Mm (Mimi Mouse), Ss (Sammy Seal)

Grammar: Nouns for Places, Nouns for Animals and Things, Action Verbs in the Present Tense

Vocabulary Strategies: Antonyms, Synonyms, Classify and Categorize Words for Jobs

 

Math

Chapter 2: Compare Numbers to 5

Chapter 3: Represent, Count, and Write Numbers 6 to 9

 

Social Studies

Studies Weekly Week 2: Location

Studies Weekly Week 3: Rules

Studies Weekly Week 4: Responsibility

Community Helpers

 

Science

Apples

Unit 1: Doing Science

Unit 2: Animals

Welcome to the new school year

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