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)

K2's Weekly News 12/17 - 12/21/18

K2’s Weekly News

December 17 - December 21, 2018

Christmas Activities

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts Math

Christmas Writing, Rhyming & Review

Math

Christmas Graphing & Addition

Religion

Advent - Week 3 The Nativity Story

Reminders for this Week:

12/20 - Christmas Rosary in Church, 1:30 pm

2/21 - 11:50 Dismissal & Polar Express Day - K2 students wear their PJ’s to school!

12/24 - 1/1 - No School

1/2 - School Re-opens!

Upcoming:

1/5 - Epiphany Party

If anyone has scrap/recycle paper from work/home that has one side blank, please send it for doodling.  The K2 students love to doodle/create in their free time! Thanks!

Homework:

No Homework this week!

Help your family get ready for Christmas!


Merry Christmas & Happy New Year!

K2's Weekly News 12/10 -12/14/18

K2’s Weekly News

December 10 - December 14, 2018

Christmas Activities

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts 

Christmas Writing, Rhyming & Review

Math

Christmas Math & Addition

Religion

Advent St. Lucy

The Nativity Story Our Lady of Guadalupe

 

Reminders for this Week:

12/10  - Scholastic Book Order Due

12/10  - Mrs. Jones visits the ELC

10/13 - St. Lucy - We are delivering Cinnamon Buns to the Jr. High students!

10/13 - T1 Report Cards

10/14 - Movie Night in Parish Hall

St. Lucy Feast Day - On Wednesday, the Kindergarten will learn about St. Lucy and make St. Lucy crowns.  On Thursday, on the Feast Day of St. Lucy, Mrs. Stant is making cinnamon buns for the students in the Junior High.  Following St. Lucy’s example, the Kindergarten students will deliver the buns to the Jr. High Students!

Upcoming:

12/20 - Christmas Rosary in Church, 1:30 pm

12/21 - 11:50 dismissal & Polar Express Day - K2 students wear their PJ’s to school!

12/24 - 1/1 - No School

1/2 - School Re-opens!

Polar Express Day - Kindergarten Students will wear their PJ’s to school for our Polar Express Celebration.  On Polar Express Day, we will watch the Polar Express Movie, have snacks, and play Polar Express games!  Sign Up Genius email for snacks will be coming soon!

Homework:

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

Monday - Write the numbers 11-20, 1x - Use your Handwriting Guide!

Tuesday - Write your First & Last Name, 2x

Wednesday - Write, Read, & Draw the sentence - “Santa has a red hat.”

Thursday - Draw the ABB pattern using red & green presents!

Friday - Have a GREAT weekend!

K2's Weekly News December 3 - 7, 2018

K2’s Weekly News

December 3 - December 7, 2018

Letter I Week

 

What’s New this week...

Language Arts Math

Sound of the letter /I/   

Writing the letter I & i

Rhyming Words

Math

Graphing, AB & ABB pattern

Handwriting Practice & Numbers

Rhyming Words 3D Shapes

Religion 

Gospel Weeklies

Advent

Feast of St. Nicholas 

Feast of the Immaculate Conception

Commandment #4

Literature

I am Peace

Masks & Monsters

Science

Space & the Sun

Commandment #4

 

Reminders for this Week:

12/3 - Mrs. Jones visits the ELC & Advent Prayer Service in church - 2 pm

12/3 - Scholastic Book Order Due (Another order will be placed on 12/10)

12/4 - K2 Santa Secret Shopping - please send in your envelopes for shopping by Monday   

12/4 - PreK & Kindergarten Christmas Musical - 6:30 pm Parish Hall

12/5 - Send in one shoe to be left in classroom overnight - St. Nicholas visits the ELC on 12/6

 

Upcoming:

12/10 - Last Scholastic Book Order for 2018 Due!

 

Christmas Musical Information: Parents, please drop off your child in Mrs. Borden’s classroom that is located in the Elementary Building.  I will be there to meet your child. Students should arrive to school in costume no later than 6:10 pm. After drop off, you may proceed to the Parish Hall to get your seats! The Kindergarten classes will proceed into the Parish Hall at the beginning of the show.



Homework:

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

Monday - Write the uppercase letter I & i - 10x each

Tuesday - No Homework - Christmas Musical!

Wednesday - Practice your Rhyming Words.  Tell (do not write) your parents two words that rhyme with fan, pig, wet, hit, dog

Thursday - Read Fluency Reader #2 to three people - Lill

Friday - Have a GREAT weekend!

K2's Weekly News 11/26 - 11/30/18

K2’s Weekly News

November 26 - November 30, 2018

Letter M & Review Week

 

What’s New this week...

 

Language Arts Math

Sound of the letter /M/ 

Writing the letter M & m

Rhyming Words 

Review & Assessments

Math

Handwriting Practice & Numbers

Greater/Less, Graphing

AB & ABB pattern, Plane Shapes

Review & Assessments

Religion 

Gospel Weeklies - Jesus is our Leader

Solemnity of Christ the King

Getting Ready for Advent!

Review & Assessments

St. Catherine Laboure & The Miraculous Medal

Science

Direction & Force

Literature

Finishing Art Projects...

 

Reminders for this Week:

11/30 - Ice Cream Sundaes at Lunch - $1

11/28 - Reading List #2 Due

11/30 - Hop on Mop Book & Slip Due

 

Upcoming:

12/3 - Scholastic Book Orders Due

12/4 - PreK & Kindergarten Christmas Musical - 6:30 pm

12/4 - K2 Secret Santa Shopping - Please send in your Santa shopping envelopes by today!

Scholastic Book Orders Due - Last order before Christmas!

 

Homework:

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

Monday - Write the uppercase letter M & m - 10x each

Tuesday - Write the numbers 1-10, 2x

Wednesday - Write three words that rhyme with “man”

Thursday - Read, Write, and Draw - “The man has a ham.”  (Practice saying “an” & “am” words)

Friday - Have a GREAT weekend!

Practice your Christmas Musical Lines and get your costume ready!  

K2's Weekly News 11/19 - 11/20/2018

K2’s Weekly News

November 19 - November 20, 2018

Letter M Week

 

What’s New this week…

 

No switching classes this week.  Homeroom Thanksgiving Activities!

 

Language Arts 

Sound of the letter /M/ 

Writing the letter M & m Thanksgiving Graphing

Decodable Reader - Hop on the Mop (Due 11/30)

Reading List #2 (Due 11/28)

Math

Numbers 1-20

Thanksgiving Graphing

Reminders:

11/21 -23 - No school!  School Re-opens 11/26

 

Upcoming:

12/4 - Christmas Musical (PreK & K) Letter from Ms. S. stated that parts were sent home previously…this was a mistake.  Parts were sent home for the first time in this week’s Thursday Communicator. If your child had a part to practice, it should have been stapled to the letter from Ms. S.

12/3 - Secret Santa Week (Info in next’s week’s Thursday Communicator)

12/3 - Scholastic Book Orders Due

 

Homework:

No Homework - Help your family get ready for Thanksgiving and practice your Reading Notebook Words, Reading List #2, and the Decodable Reader - Hop on the Mop.  

Have a Happy & Blessed Thanksgiving!