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WOW!! I can't believe it is already February! January went so fast!! We sure did have a fun month, though! I'm excited for February. We have lots of fun activities planned! 

Important Dates: 

February 1st - 100th Day of School

February 12 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30-7:30

February 13 - Parent Teacher Conferences 4:30-7:30

February 14 - Valentine Party 2:45

February 15 - NO SCHOOL

February 18 - NO SCHOOL

February 27-March 1 - NO SCHOOL for Kindergarten (Kindergarten Round-Up)

Here are the skills we will be working on in February:

READING

Lesson 18: Ocean and Waterways

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

Letter: Rr (Reggie Rooster)

Grammar: Verbs in future tense

Lesson 19: Outdoor Adventure

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

Letter: Dd (Dudley Duck)

Grammar: Verbs in Future Tense

Lesson 20: Making Discoveries

Review Week

Grammar: Synonyms and Verbs

MATH

Chapter 8: Test

Chapter 9: Identify and Describe Two-Dimensional Shapes

RELIGION

Chapter 19: Jesus Wants Us to Love

SOCIAL STUDIES

Studies Weekly: Week 18 (Presidents and Patriots)

Studies Weekly: Week 19 (American Monuments)

Studies Weekly: Week 20 (Celebrate America)

Presidents Day

American Symbols

SCIENCE

Unit 9: Energy

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HAPPY NEW YEAR!! I hope you had a Merry Christmas and you are ready for 2019! I am SO excited for the start of a new year with your sweet kiddos. We are going to have fun and they will learn so much! 

Important Dates:

January 4: First Friday

January 7: Group Picture Day (Students wear uniforms)

January 21: NO SCHOOL (MLK Jr. Day)

January 25: Spirit Day 

January 28-February 1: Catholic Schools Week

Here are the skills we will be working on in January:

READING

Lesson 14: Animal Homes

Sight words: are, now

Letter: Bb (Benny Bear)

Grammar: Verbs in the past tense

Lesson 15: Review Week (Up in the Sky)

Grammar: Statements

Lesson 16: Testing Ideas

Sight words: is, of, many, how, so, where

Letter: Ii (Iggy Iguana)

Grammar: Questions

Lesson 17: Nature All Around

Sight words: find, from, but, this, came, on

Letter: Gg (Gertie Goose)

Grammar: Proper Nouns for places, people, and pets

MATH

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

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

- Please continue to work on addition/subtraction facts 0-5

SOCIAL STUDIES

 

Studies Weekly 

Week 13: Weather

Week 14: Good Citizens

Week 17: Holidays

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Kansas Day

SCIENCE

Unit 8: Matter

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 Us and Helps Us

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I can't believe it is already December!! We loved talking about all the things we were thankful for in the month of November! The kids are so excited for Christmas and I can't wait for all the fun we will have in December!! 

Here are some reminders for the month of December: 

  • Please make sure your child is bringing their coat to school. We go outside for recess when we can and it can be chilly.
  • Please continue working with your child to tie their shoes on their own! They should be able to do it themselves after Christmas!
  • Start working on Addition/Subtraction to 5 with your child.
  • Advent Angels start December 3rd. Please make sure and send your child with their gift by Friday of each week. They have an Advent calendar in their red folders.

Important Dates:

December 17th: Gingerbread House Decorating Day

December 14th: Spirit Day

December 19th: Christmas Party 10:00 am

December 19th: Early Dismissal 11:00 

December 20th-31st: NO SCHOOL (Christmas Break)

Here are the skills we will be working on in December:

READING

 

Lesson 12: Weather

Sight words: with, my

Letter: Nn (Nyle Noodle)

Grammar: Sentence parts (Verbs)

 

Lesson 13: Animal Bodies

Sight words: you, what

Letter: Ff (Fifi Fish)

Grammar: Complete Sentences

 

MATH

Chapter 6: Addition

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

Work on Addition/Subtraction facts 0-5

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Studies Weekly Week 9: Needs and Wants

Studies Weekly Week 22: Consumers and Producers

 

SCIENCE

Unit 6: Earth's Resources

 

RELIGION

Chapter 13: Advent

Chapter 14: Christmas

 

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Thank you all so much for coming to Conferences this week! I enjoyed talking with you all and I am so thankful for all of your support! 

We had a great October and had so much fun learning all about Pumpkins and taking our first field trip to the Pumpkin Patch! 

Here are some reminders for the month:

  • Please continue to work with your child on tying their shoes. They should be able to do this on their own by Christmas! 
  • Continue asking your child about our Virtue of the week. 
  • It is starting to get cooler out so please make sure and send your child with a jacket/coat each day. Thanks so much!

Important Dates: 

November 1st: NO SCHOOL (All Saints Day)

November 2nd: NO SCHOOL (Conference Release Day)

November 19th-23rd: NO SCHOOL 

November 30th: Spirit Day

Here are the skills we are working on in November:

READING

Lesson 9: Machines and Wheels

Sight word: to

Letter: Pp (Pippa Pig)

Grammar: Adjectives for numbers and synonyms

 

Lesson 10: Using Shapes (Review Week)

Grammar: Adjectives for size 

 

Lesson 11: Seasons

Sight Words: come, me

Letter: Aa (Andy Apple) Building words with short a

Grammar: Sentence Parts (Subject)

 

MATH

Chapter 5: Addition

Chapter 6: Subtraction

Please start working with your child on addition facts 0-5

 

SOCIAL STUDIES

Studies Weekly Week 8: Timelines

Studies Weekly Week 10: The First Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Past and Present

 

SCIENCE

Unit 4: Habitats

Unit 5: Day and Night

 

RELIGION

Chapter 10: God Helps Us to Discover

Chapter 11: We Learn About God with our Families

Stewardship

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September was such a fun month!! We had a great time with all of our apple activities!! October will be just as fun with all our Pumpkin activities and our trip to the Pumpkin Patch! 

Here are some reminders for the month:

  • Please work with your child on tying their shoes! 
  • We have a new virtue each week. Make sure and ask you child which one we are working on each week.
  • Patience is our virtue for the year. Please keep talking with them about patience :)

Important Dates: 

October 3rd: Pumpkin Patch Field Trip 

October 12th: Dedication of the Fatima Grotto after Mass 

                     Dismiss at 11:00 (Teacher Inservice)

October 13th: Craft Fair

October 27th: Fun Night 

October 29th: Conferences 4:30-7:30

October 30th: Conferences 4:30-7:30

October 31st: NO SCHOOL (Teacher Retreat)

Here are the skills we will be working on in October:

READING

Lesson 5: Helping

Sight words: Review

Letter: Ss (Sammy Seal)

Grammar: Synonyms and Action Verbs

Lesson 6: Using Our Senses

Sight word: see

Letter: Aa (Andy Apple)

Grammar: Sensory Words

Lesson 7: Sounds and Language

Sight word: we

Letter: Tt (Tiggy Tiger)

Grammar: Sensory Words

Lesson 8: Ways to Move

Sight word: a

Letter: Cc (Callie Cat)

Grammar: Adjectives for Color

MATH

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

Chapter 4: Represent and Compare Numbers to 10

RELIGION

Chapter 7: Ordinary Time

Chapter 8: God Made All the People

Chapter 9: God Made Us

Chapter 10: God Helps Us to Discover

SOCIAL SCIENCES

Studies Weekly: 

Week 5: Time

Week 6: History

Week 7: Where do you live?

Science Unit 3: Plants

Pumpkins

Fire Safety

 

 

 

 

 

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WOW!! What a fun first couple weeks of school we have had in Kindergarten! We are starting to get into a routine and we are really working on listening, following directions, and being nice to our friends! 

I'm excited for September! We have so many fun things planned! 

Here are a few reminders: 

  • Please make sure your child has their red folder each day. Their homework will be in the front pocket each night. 
  • Please work with your child on tying their shoes! 
  • Don't forget to follow our class Instagram @missurbanskinderclass -- You can see all we are doing in Kindergarten :) 

IMPORTANT DATES:

September 3rd - NO SCHOOL

September 4th - NO SCHOOL (Inservice)

September 7th - Grandparents Mass 8:00 am

September 9th - Parish Picnic

September 10th - NO SCHOOL (Inservice)

September 28th - Spirit Day - Jeans and St. Peter shirt

Here are the skills we will be working on in September:

READING

Lesson 1.2 (Going to School)

Sight word: like

Letters: Pp, Qq, Rr, Ss, Tt

Grammar: Nouns for Places and Antonyms

Lesson 1.3 (Pets)

Sight word: the

Letters: Uu, Vv, Ww, Xx, Yy, Zz

Grammar: Nouns for Animals and Things and Synonyms

Lesson 1.4 (Jobs)

Sight word: and

Letter: Mm (Mimi Mouse)

Grammar: Action Verbs 

MATH

Finish Chapter 1

Chapter 2: Counting Numbers to 5

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

RELIGION

Chapter 3: God Gives Us Water

Chapter 4: God Gives Us the Land

Chapter 5: God Made the Animals

SOCIAL STUDIES

Studies Weekly:

Week 2: Location

Week 3: Rules

Week 4: Responsiblity

Community Helpers

SCIENCE

Unit 1: Doing Science

Unit 2: Animals

We will also be doing our Apple Unit all month! This will be so much fun! 

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Thanks so much for coming to Open House! It was great meeting all of you! I am SO excited for a new school year!! We are going to have a great year and I can't wait to see you kiddos learn and grow! 

Here are a couple of reminders for the beginning of the year: 

- Please make sure their red folder comes back each day. Homework will be sent home in that folder along with their work and other notes from the office. 

- Please return their orange Kindergarten portfolios back by August 31st. 

- Please send headphones for them in a ziploc bag with your child's name on it. 

- We will have PE on Tuesday, Thursday, and every other Friday. They will need their PE shoes these days.

- Make sure and follow our class Instagram @msurbanskinderclass and send your singed permission slip with your child.

 

Let me know if you have any questions. Feel free to email me at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

IMPORTANT DATES:

August 16th: First day of school

August 22nd: School picture day

August 27th: PTO meeting at 7:00

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

 

Here are the skills we will be working on in August! 

 

READING

Week 1 and 2 Introduction

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

RELIGION

Chapter 1: God Made All Things

Chapter 2: God Gives Us Light

SCIENCE

Unit 1: Doing Science

SOCIAL STUDIES

Week 1: Welcome to School

School Rules