September is here! I have so much fun planned for us this month - including our apple unit! Thank you for your help during the month of August while we worked hard to follow class and school rules, and get into our new Kindergarten routine! Here is our first day class photo :)
Reminders:

Don't forget to log on to the ASQ Kindergarten Snapshot Website and complete both questionnaires:

https://www.asqonline.com/family/b3185f 

https://www.asqonline.com/family/7d3a25

Please log on to Lexia each week! Log-in information is in your child's red folder.

Our Scholastic book order is due Friday, September 21st! If you want to order online, our class code is RBWN2. By ordering from Scholastic, you will save money on awesome books and help our classroom out too!

We are working on the virtue of patience all year at school - please remember to discuss and practice this virtue at home as well.

Please work on tying shoes at home this month :)

 

Important Dates to Remember:

September 3: NO SCHOOL - Labor Day

September 4: NO SCHOOL - Teacher Inservice

September 7: Grandparents Day Mass 8am, First Friday Adoration

September 9: Parish Picnic

September 10: NO SCHOOL - Teacher Inservice

September 28: Spirit Day! (Jeans and St. Peter Shirt)

 
Religion

Chapter 3: God Gives Us the Water

Chapter 4: God Gives Us the Land

Chapter 5: God Made the Animals

 

 

Reading

Lesson 1.2: Going to School

Lesson 1.3: Pets

Lesson 1.4: Jobs

Sight Words: I, like, the

Letters: Mm (Mimi Mouse)

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

Vocabulary Strategies: Antonyms, Synonyms

 

Math

Finish Up Chapter 1: Represent, Count, and Write Numbers 0-5

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

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I had a great time meeting all of you at Open House! Thanks so much for coming. I just wanted to remind you of a few things:

-Please don't forget that red folders need to come back to school everyday - completed homework and notes for the office/teacher will go in the front pocket. You will also find homework for each night and any notes from me or the office in the front pocket. Graded homework will be in the back pocket and will need to be emptied every night.

- Follow our class instagram @kinderwithmissgolay and send your signed permission form back with your child.

- Please bring headphones in a ziploc with your child's name written on it.

- KG will have PE Monday, Wednesday and A Fridays.

 

If you have any questions please don't hesitate to send me an email - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

I am looking forward to an awesome year!!

 

Important Dates:

August 16 - First Day of School

August 22 - Fall Individual Pictures

August 27 - PTO Meeting 7-8:30 pm

August 31 - Spirit Day - Jeans and St. Peter Shirt

 

Religion:

Chapter 1: God Made All Things

Chapter 2: God Gives Us Light

Reading:

Lesson 1.1: Families

Sight Word: I

Letters: Kk, Ll, Mm, Nn, Oo

Grammar: Nouns for People

Math:

Chapter 1:Represent, Count, and Write Numbers 0-5

Science:

Unit 1: Doing Science

Social Studies:

Week 1: Welcome to School

 

 

 

Wow! I can't believe the end of the school year is so near. We have had so much fun in KG this year and I will be sad to let your kiddos leave for the summer! Thank you so much for all of your help and support from home this year :) 

 

Important Dates to Remember in May:

May 2: Last Day for Can Contest

May 4: First Friday Adoration

May 8: Field Trip to Sedgwick County Zoo

May 18: Spirit Day - Jeans and St. Peter Shirt

May 24: Field Day/Last Day of School!

 

Religion

Chapter 25: We Care About Others as Jesus Did

Chapter 26: We Celebrate that Jesus is our Friend

 

Reading

Lesson 27: Family Outings

Letters: Ll (Larry Lion), Ww (Willy Worm)

Sight words: have, one, ask, help, every, walk

Grammar: Subject-verb agreement

 

Lesson 28: Getting Help

Letters: Vv (Vinny Volcano), Zz (Zelda Zebra)

Sight words: look, very, their, saw, put, out

Grammar: Subject-verb agreement

 

Lesson 29: Learning New Things

Letters: Yy (Yetta Yo-Yo), Qq (Queenie Queen)

Sight words: off, our, day, take, too, show

Grammar: Prepositions

 

Lesson 30: Good Neighbors

Letter Review: Short Vowels, Words with -s, -ing

Sight Word Review: do, down, have, help, went, only, little, just, one, every, ask, walk, look, out, off, take, very, their, saw, put, our, day, too, show

Grammar: Prepositions

 

Math

Chapter 12: Classify and Sort Data

Addition/Subtraction

 

Social Studies

Week 23: Jobs People Do

Week 24: Money

 

Science

Unit 10: Motion

Plants

 

April Dates to Remember:

April 2: No School – Easter Monday

April 25: No School – Teacher Inservice

April 27: Spirit Day – Jeans and St. Peter Shirt

 

This is what Kindergarten will be learning this month!

Religion

Chapter 27: Easter

Chapter 22: We Belong to the Church

Chapter 23: We Pray As Jesus Did

Chapter 24: We Celebrate Jesus’ Gift of Himself

 

Reading

Lesson 23: How Things Grow

Sight Words: she, all, over, when, her, some

Letter: Ee Edna Elephant

Grammar: Proper Nouns for Days and Months

 

Lesson 24: Animal Colors

Sight Words: he, away, must, no, by, there

Letter: Hh Hattie Horse

Grammar: Questions (Capitalization and Punctuation)

 

Lesson 25: Growing Food

Sight Word Review: over, her, when, some, away, must, by, there, make, play, said, good, them, give, say, new, was, then, ate, could, she, all he, no

Letter Review: Xx, Jj, Oo, Kk, Hh

Grammar: Exclamations (Capitalization and Punctuation)

 

Lesson 26:

Sight Words: do, went, just, down, little, only

Letter: Uu Umbie Umbrella

Grammar: Nouns: Singular and Plural

 

 

Math

Finish Chapter 10: Identify and Describe Three-Dimensional Shapes

Chapter 11: Measurement

 

Science

Earth Day

Plant Journals

 

Social Studies

Week 21: Rights and Responsibilities

Week 22: Consumers and Producers

Important dates in March:

March 6: Spring Picture Day

March 7,8,9: Kindergarten Round-Up – No School for Kindergarten

March 16: Spirit Day – St. Peter Shirt and Jeans

March 19-23: Spring Break!!

March 29: Holy Thursday - Noon Dismissal

March 30: Good Friday – No School

 

This is what we will be working on!
Religion

Chapter 21: The Three Days

Lent

Easter

 

Reading

Lesson 21: Working Together

Sight Words: make, them, give, play, say, new

Letter: Oo Ozzie Octopus

Grammar: Pronouns – he, she, we

Lesson 22: Growing Up

Sight Words: said, was, then, good, ate, could

Letter: Xx Mr. X-Ray

Grammar: Pronouns – they, it, I

Lesson 23: How Things Grow

Sight Words: she, all, over, when, her, some

Letter: Ee Edna Elephant

Grammar: Proper Nouns for Days and Months

 

Math

Chapter 10: Identify and Describe Three-Dimensional Shapes

 

Science

Unit 7: Weather

Seasons

 

Social Studies

Week 15: Maps and Globes

Week 16: Which Way?

Week 9: Needs and Wants

 

Maps

February is here! We will have tons of fun in Kindergarten this month! Please continue to work with your child on sight words and Lexia. I am so thankful for all of your help at home!

 

Here are some important dates to remember:

2/6 100th day of School

2/12 Conferences

2/12 Valentines Day Parties

2/14 Ash Wednesday

2/15 11:00 Dismissal - Conferences

2/16 No School - Teacher Release

2/19 No School - Presidents Day

2/23 Spirit Day

 

 

Religion

Chapter 19: Jesus Wants Us to Love

Chapter 20: Lent

 

 

Reading

Lesson 18: Oceans and Waterways

Rr Reggie Rooster

Sight Words: will, be, into, that, your, who

Grammar: Verbs in the Future Tense

 

Lesson 19: Outdoor Adventures

Dd Dudley Duck

Sight Words: go, for, here, they, soon, up

Grammar: Verbs in the Past Tense

 

Lesson 20: Making Discoveries

Review Week

 

 

Math

Chapter 9: Shapes

 

 

Science

Unit 9: Energy

 

 

Social Studies

Week 18: Presidents and Patriots

Week 19: American Monuments

Week 20: Celebrate America

Presidents' Day

American Symbols

Welcome back! I am so excited to begin a second semester with your kiddos. J Thank you so much for thinking of me this Christmas -  I loved all of your thoughtful gifts!

We will go to mass on Wednesdays and Fridays this semester.

 

Important dates to remember:

January 5: First Friday Adoration

January 8: Group Pictures

January 15: No School – Martin Luther King Jr. Day

January 26: Spirit Day (Jeans and St. Peter Shirt)

 

This is what we will be learning in the month of January:

Religion:

Chapter 15: God Chooses Mary

Chapter 16: God the Father Gives Us Jesus

Chapter 17: Jesus Grew Up in Nazareth

Chapter 18: Jesus Teaches and Helps Us

 

Reading:

Lesson 14: Animal Homes

Lesson 15: Up in the Sky

Lesson 16: Testing Ideas

Lesson 17: Nature all Around

Sight Words: are, now, is, of, many, how, so, where, find, from, but, this, came, on

Letters: Bb (Benny Bear), Ii (Iggy Iguana), Gg (Gertie Goose)

Vocabulary Strategies: Classify and Categorize Number Words, Simile, Classify and Categorize Science Words, Multiple-Meaning Words

Fluency: Read with Expression, Pause for Punctuation

Grammar: Verbs in the Past Tense, Statements, Questions, Proper Nouns for Places, People, and Pets

Writing: Narrative Writing, Organization, Opinion Writing, Voice

 

Math:

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

Chapter 8: Represent, Count, and Write 20 and Beyond

 

Science:

Unit 8: Matter

 

Social Studies:

Week 13: Weather

Week 14: Good Citizens

Week 17: Holidays

Kansas Day

 

Martin Luther King Jr.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

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

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

 

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

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