K2's Weekly News 3/4 -3/8/19

K2’s Weekly News

March 4 - 8, 2019

Letter C Week

 

Please send in a dozen empty plastic Easter eggs and an empty egg carton (marked with the student’s name) by Wednesday, 3/6/19.  

Thank you!

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts Math

Sound of Letter C (and letter C rules)

Handwriting Letter C & c 

Reading List #11 & Fluency Reader - Big Cats

Math

Addition & Money Practice

Shapes & Number Games

Literature Science

Clouds & Cloud Country

Science

Plants & Animals

Religion

Commandment #6

Gospel Weeklies

Mardi Gras, Ash Wednesday, Season of Lent

Reminders for this Week:

3/5 - Mardi Gras Tag Day - Green, Purple, Gold/Yellow - $1

         K2 will be making pancakes for our Shrove Tuesday (Mardi Gras) celebration.  If you

         would not like your child to have pancakes, please let me know.

3/6 - Ash Wednesday Mass - 9:30,  11:30 Early Dismissal (aftercare is available)

        Plastic Easter eggs (12)  & carton are due!

 

Upcoming:

3/15 - Leprechaun Traps Due for Show & Tell

 

Homework:

  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

Monday - Write C & c, 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Tuesday - Write a sentence using your Reading Notebook.  Use Capitals, punctuation, & spaces!

Wednesday - Write three words that rhyme with spot

Thursday - Draw 12¢ using nickels & pennies

Friday -  Read the Fluency Reader, Big Cats, to your family.

 

For Trimester 3, the Kindergarten Teachers are requesting that parents please start saying their morning goodbyes in the ELC hallway.  Entering the classroom, and unpacking their school supplies on their own will help to better prepare students for first grade next year. Thank you!

K2's Weekly News 2/25 - 3/1/19

K2’s Weekly News

February 25 - March 1, 2019

Review Week

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts Math

Letter Sounds

Blends

Sight Words  

Handwriting Letters & Numbers

Math

Identifying Numbers 1-20

Counting to 50, Addition, Time, Money

Patterns, Shapes

Writing & Illustrating Stories

Dr. Seuss’s Birthday!

Literature 

Finishing Projects

Science

Tornados & Hurricanes

Religion

Review & Commandment #6

Gospel Weeklies

Oral Prayers

Reminders for this Week:

2/25 - Reading List #10 & Decodable Reader, Zip - Due back

3/1 - Tag Day, $1 - No theme, free choice!

 

Upcoming:

3/5 - Mardi Gras Tag Day, $1 - wear purple, green, or gold

3/15 - Leprechaun Traps Due (Traps will be shared for Show & Tell, 3/15)

 

Homework:

  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

 

Monday - Count to 50 for your family

Tuesday - Write your first & last name, 3x

Wednesday - Write the numbers 1-20, 1x.  

Thursday - Show & Tell - Free Choice!  Be sure to tell us three things about your item.  

Friday -  No Homework!

 

For Trimester 3, the Kindergarten Teachers are requesting that parents please start saying their morning goodbyes in the ELC hallway.  Entering the classroom, and unpacking their school supplies on their own will help to better prepare students for first grade next year. Thank you!

K2's Weekly News 2/19 -2/22/19

K2’s Weekly News

February 19- 22, 2019

Letter Z Week

 

Please send in a clean empty water bottle marked with your child’s name for Science class.

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts

Sound of Letter Z 

Handwriting Letter Z & z

Reading List #10 & Decodable Reader - Zip

Math

Money - Nickels & Dimes

Addition Practice

Literature

Zoo & Zedrawing 

Science

Tornados & Hurricanes

Religion

Commandment #6 

Gospel Weeklies

Social Studies

President’s Day

Reminders for this Week:

2/18 - No School - Happy Presidents’ Day

2/19 - Fluency Reader, Bugs on the Run & Reading List #9 Due

2/22 - Kindergarten Field Trip - Henry & Mudge

Although 2/22 is a schoolwide Tag Day, students should wear their regular school uniform for the field trip with the ELC t-shirt over the top. Due to the field trip being scheduled during Enrichment time, K2 will be missing Gym.  Please have students wear their regular school uniform to school that day. Thank you!

 

Upcoming:

2/24 - Review & Assessments Week

Counting to 50, Addition, Money, All Prayers (except Our Father- T3), Tying your shoes, Identifying numbers to 20, Pattern Block Shapes, Handwriting, Personal Information, SIGHT WORDS - List 1, 2, 3

 

Homework:

  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

 

Monday - No School!

Tuesday - Write the Uppercase Z, 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Wednesday - Write the Lowercase z, 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Thursday - Write 10- 100 , counting by 10’s.

Friday -  Read the Decodable Reader, Zip, to your family.

K2's Weekly News 2/11 - 2/15/19

K2’s Weekly News

February 11 -15, 2019

Letter U Week

 

Please send in a clean empty water bottle marked with your child’s name for Science class this week.

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts

Sound of Letter U 

Handwriting Letter U & u 

Reading List #9 & Fluency Reader - Bugs on the Run

Math

Money

Counting by 1, 5’s & 10’s to 100!

Literature

Finishing Projects 

Science

Weather

Religion

Commandment #6 

St. Valentine 

Gospel Weeklies Our Lady of Lourdes

St. Bernadette

Social Studies

President’s Day

 

 

Reminders for this Week:

2/11 - Decodable Reader, The Big Trip & Reading List #8 Due

2/11 - Mrs. Jones visits

2/14 - Valentine’s Day Party & Red & Pink Tag Day - $1

2/15 - 100th Day Activities & 100th Day Fashion Show - 1:30, Parish Hall - Everyone Welcome!

2/15 - Field Trip Permission Form Due

All Donations Valentine’s Day Party & 100th Day Activities, and 100th Day T-shirts, should be sent into school by 2/14.  Thank you!

 

Upcoming:

2/18 - No School - Presidents’ Day!

2/22 - Field Trip to Central Middle School for Henry & Mudge Play

2/24 - Review & Assessments Week

 

Homework:

  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

 

Monday - Write the uppercase U - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Tuesday - Write the lowercase u - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Wednesday - Write one sentence using your sight words.

Thursday - Happy Valentine’s Day Sweeties!  No Homework!

Friday -  Read the Fluency Reader, Bugs on the Run, to your family.

K2's Weekly News 2/4 - 2/8/19

 

K2’s Weekly News

February 4 - 8, 2019

Letter B Week

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts

Sound of Letter B

Handwriting Letter B & b

Decodable Reader - The Big Trip

Reading List #8 

Chinese New Year! 

Math

Money

Addition Practice

Counting by 10’’s

Science

Weather

Religion 

Commandment #6

Gospel Weeklies

St. Blaise

Reminders for this Week:

2/4  - Scholastic Book Orders Due

2/4 - Fluency Reader, The Milk Spills & Reading List #7 Due

2/4 - Mrs. Jones visits

2/7 - Rescheduled Volleyball Game, 8:30 & Rescheduled Talent Show, 1:30

2/8 - Ice Cream Sundaes in the Cafeteria - $1

 

Upcoming:

Please send in your donations (except for Ice Cream) for the Valentine’s Day Party, 100th Day Service Project , and 100th Day Celebrations. Thank you!

2/11 - Reading List #8 & The Big Trip Due

2/14 - Valentine’s Day Ice Cream Party (students only)

2/15 - 100th Day Fashion Show, - 1:30  Parish Hall, Bring your cameras!

2/24 - Review & Assessments Week

 

Homework:

  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

 

Please continue practicing the Sight Word Lists in your Reading Notebooks.  Quite a few students had problems with the Sight Words on last week’s Assessments.

 

Monday - Write the uppercase B - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Tuesday - Write the lowercase b - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Wednesday - Write one sentence using your sight words.

Thursday -  Count & Write by 10’’s to the number 50

Friday -  Read the Decodable Reader, The Big Trip, to your family.

K2's Weekly News 1/28 - 2/1, 2018

K2’s Weekly News

January 28 - February 1, 2019

Letter K Week



What’s New this week...

Language Arts Math

Sound of Letter K

Handwriting Letter K 

Fluency Reader - The Milk Spills 

Reading List #7

Compound Words

Math

Shapes & AABB Pattern

Addition Practice

Counting by 5’s

Handwriting Letter K 

Fluency Reader - The Milk Spills 

Reading List #7

Groundhog Day!

Superbowl!

Science

Weather

Religion Literature

Gospel Weeklies Koala Bears

Vocations

Reminders for this Week:

Schedule for Catholic Schools Week is in the Daily Folder

1/28 - Book Fair Money Due

1/28 - School Mass, 9:30

1/31  - Interims, 1:30 Volleyball Game, “Souper Bowl” tag day

2/1 - Talent Show, 1:30

 

Upcoming:

2/4 - Book Orders Due

2/4 - Fluency Reader, The Milk Spills & Reading List #7 Due

 

Homework:

  • Homework should be completed on the night it is assigned below.
  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

 

Please continue practicing the Sight Word Lists in your Reading Notebooks.  Quite a few students had problems with the Sight Words on last week’s Assessments.

 

Monday - Write the uppercase K - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Tuesday - Write the lowercase k - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Wednesday - Write one sentence using your sight words. (Uppercase letter first & period please!)

Thursday -  Count & Write by 5’s to the number 30

Friday -  Read the Fluency Reader, The Milk Spills, to your family.

K2 Weekly News 1/21/19 -1/25/1928

K2’s Weekly News

January 28 - February 1, 2019

Letter R Week

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts

Sound of Letter R  

Handwriting Letter R 

Decodable Reader - Frog Ran Science

Reading List #6 

Compound Words

Math

Shapes & AABB Pattern

Addition Practice

 

Science

Weather

Literature

Finishing Art Projects

Religion 

Guest Speaker - Veronica Daniels Finishing Projects

   Former caretaker of Mother Teresa

The Good Samaritan - Compassion Theme

Gospel Weeklies

Reminders for this Week:

No AR Books this week.  Students will be taking AR make-up tests.  

Please see the Schedule for Catholic Schools Week in the Calendar section of the Daily Folder.

 

Upcoming:

1/25 - K2 Scholastic Book Orders Due

1/28 - Decodable Reader, Frog Ran & Reading List #6 Due

1/27 - 2/1 - Catholic Schools Week!

1/27 - 2/1 - Book Fair in the Multipurpose Room - Please send in Book Fair Money by 1/27



Homework:

  • Homework should be completed on the night it is assigned below.
  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

 

Please continue practicing the Sight Word Lists in your Reading Notebooks.  Quite a few students had problems with the Sight Words on last week’s Assessments.

 

Monday - Write the uppercase R - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Tuesday - Write the lowercase r - 10x - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder!

Wednesday - Write the numbers 1 - 20 - Please use the Handwriting Guide in the Daily Folder !

Thursday - Show & Tell - Letter R

Friday -  Read the Decodable Reader, Frog Ran, to your family.

 

K2 Weekly News 1/14/19 -1/18/19

K2’s Weekly News

January 14 -18, 2019

Review Week & Assessments

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts

Sight Words List 1,2,3 

Letter Sounds M, I, S, F

Handwriting & Rhyming Words

Math

Addition Problems with sums to 5

Identifying & Writing Numbers 1 -20

Graphs, Patterns, Shapes

Telling Time to the Hour

Counting Orally to 50

Religion 

Right to Life - Horton Hears a Who! 

Commandment #5

Oral Prayers Assessment

Guardian Angel Prayer

Sign of the Cross

Grace

Hail Mary

Social Studies

Dr. Martin Luther King

Science

Weather

Literature

Finishing Projects

Assessments

Shoe Tying!

Personal Information

Reminders for this Week:

1/14 - Fluency Reader, A Lot of Fans, Due

1/16 - Reading List #5 Due

 

Upcoming:

1/21 - MLK Day - No School

10/25 - Scholastic Book Orders Due

 

Accelerated Reader Program: Please read the information page inside your child’s AR Folder.  

AR Books should be read the night they are sent home.  They should be returned the following day inside the AR Folder.

 

Homework:

  • Homework should be completed on the night it is assigned below.
  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

Monday - Write your first & last name, 2x

Tuesday - Write three words that rhyme with “flip”

Wednesday - Write, Read, & Draw the sentence - Sam has an ant on the tip of his hat!

Thursday - Show & Tell - Student Choice!

Friday -  No Homework!

K2's Weekly News 1/7-1/11/19

K2’s Weekly News

January 7 - 11, 2019

Letter F Week

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts 

Sound & Handwriting - Letter Ff

Question Marks

Fluency Reader - A Lot of Fans

Reading List #5

Consonant Blends

Math

Addition Practice

Telling Time

Religion

Baptism of Our Lord

Gospel Weeklies

Literature 

Finishing Projects

Science

Weather

 

Reminders for this Week:

1/7 - Decodable Reader, Stan’s Pig due back

1/9 - Reading List #4 due back

1/9 - Fitness Club

1/11 - Black & White Tag Day - $1

 

Please remember to send back a set of winter “Extra Clothes” for cubbies.



Upcoming:

1/21 - MLK Day - No School

 

Accelerated Reader Program: Please read the information page inside your child’s AR Folder.  

AR Books should be read the night they are sent home.  They should be returned the following day inside the AR Folder.

 

Homework:

  • Homework should be completed on the night it is assigned below.
  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

Monday - Write the uppercase F and lowercase f, 10x

Tuesday - Write a word that begins with the “st” blend, the “sl” blend, and the “pl” blend (try to write it on your own!)

Wednesday - Write and illustrate an addition problem (sum is less than ten)

Thursday - Show & Tell - Letter F

Friday -  Read the Fluency Reader, A Lot of Fans, to 3 people (Return on Monday)

K2's Weekly News 1/2/19 - 1/4/19

K2’s Weekly News

January 2 - 4, 2019

Letter S Week

Happy New Year!

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts Math

Sound & Handwriting Letter Ss

Reading Words List #4 

Decodable Reader - Stan’s Pigs

Consonant Blends 

Plurals - adding “s”

Writing New Year's Resolutions

Math

Addition Practice

Religion

The Nativity Story (continued)

Solemnity of Mary

The Epiphany

Literature

Science

 

Reminders for this Week:

1/2 Mass, 8:15

1/4 Epiphany Party, 1:30 - Parents Welcome!

Please remember to send back a set of winter “Extra Clothes” for student cubbies.

 

Upcoming:

1/7 - Stan’s Pigs Due

1/9 - Reading List #4 Due

1/11 - Black & White Tag Day - $1, Supports our Clergy Appreciation Luncheon

1/21 - MLK Day - No School

 

Accelerated Reader Program: Next week, K2 will start the Accelerated Reader Program!

  • Students will be assigned a specific day during the week as their AR day.
  • Students will receive an AR Folder and choose a book from the AR Library.
  • Students MUST read and return the AR book & AR Folder the following morning to take their AR Computer Test.
  • AR Computer Test scores will be sent home in the zipper pouch of the Daily Folder & tracked on the sheet inside in the AR Folder.
  • AR Levels: Student AR Book Levels are increased after three consecutive AR scores of 100%.
  • AR Computer Tests will count as Comprehension grades for T2 & T3 Report Cards.

 

Homework:

  • Homework should be completed on the night it is assigned below.
  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook words each night.
  • Please use the Handwriting Guide to complete handwriting homework - Thank You!

Wednesday - Write Letter S & s 10x each (stay in the lines!)

Thursday - Write the numbers 1-20 (write top to bottom!)

Friday - Read the Decodable Reader, Stan’s Pigs to 3 people (Return on Monday)