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!

K2's Weekly News 11/12 - 11/16/2018

K2’s Weekly News

November 12 - November 16, 2018

Letter N Week



What’s New this week...

 

Language Arts Math

Sound of the letter /N/ Handwriting Practice & Numbers

Writing the letter N & n

Fluency Reader #1

Reading List #1

Math

Addition Practice, Greater/Less,  ABB pattern, Shapes

Literature

 Native Americans & Masks

Religion

Gospel Weeklies

Things we are Thankful for

Science

Direction & Force

Social Studies

History of Thanksgiving

 

Reminders:

11/15 - Make-up Picture Day

11/16 - Reading List #1 Due

 

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 N - 10x

Tuesday - Write the lowercase letter n - 10x

Wednesday - Write, Read, & Draw a picture for the sentence - “The tan pot is hot!”  (Uppercase Letter 1st, spacing, and and exclamation point please!)

Thursday - Read the Fluency Reader #1 story to 3 people - Due Monday

Friday - Have a GREAT weekend!

 

In addition to daily lessons, T1 Progress Reports will include:

Religion: Sign of the Cross, Grace before Meals, Guardian Angel Prayer

Math: Numbers 0-10, Counting aloud to 25, Shapes, Colors, Patterns

Language Arts: “Letter of the Week” sounds & letters, sight words, Rhyming, Comprehension

Personal Social Skills: Self Control, Reciting Personal Information, Confidence and Show & Tell

Motor Skills: Handwriting & Scissor skills, Ties, Buttons, Zips, Snaps

Work Habits: Effort, Completing Tasks, Following Directions, Listening, Participating,

Working Independently

K2's Weekly News 11/5 -11/9/18

K2’s Weekly News

November 5 - November 9, 2018

Letter A Week



What’s New this week…Student of the Week & Charlie Bear!

 

Language Arts Math

Sound of the letter /A/ Writing Numbers & Counting

Writing the letter A & a Addition Practice & Shapes More CVC words! 

Decodable Reader - Hot, Hot, Hot

Literature

Almost Gone Animals & Antelopes

Religion

Gospel Weeklies 

Mrs. Jones & The 3rd Commandment

Science

Direction & Force

Social Studies

Who We Are

 

Reminders:

11/5 - Mrs. Jones visits

11/7 - No School for students (except 6th Grade)

11/9 - Canned Food Drive Tag Day, Cost - can/box of food

 

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 A - 10x

Tuesday - Write the lowercase letter a - 10x

Wednesday - Write, Read, & Illustrate the sentence - “The hat is red and blue.”  (Uppercase Letter 1st, spacing, and a period please!)

Thursday - Read the Decodable Reader, Hot, Hot, Hot to 3 people - Due Monday

Friday - Have a GREAT weekend!

In addition to daily lessons, T1 Progress Reports will include:

Religion: Sign of the Cross, Grace before Meals, Guardian Angel Prayer

Math: Numbers 0-10, Counting aloud to 25, Shapes, Colors, Patterns

Language Arts: “Letter of the Week” sounds & letters, sight words, Rhyming, Comprehension

Personal Social Skills: Self Control, Reciting Personal Information, Confidence and Show & Tell

Motor Skills: Handwriting & Scissor skills, Ties, Buttons, Zips, Snaps

Work Habits: Effort, Completing Tasks, Following Directions, Listening, Participating,

Working Independently

K2’s Weekly News 10/29 - 11/2/18

K2’s Weekly News

October 29 - November 2, 2018

Halloween & Fall Fun Week!

 

What’s New this week…Student of the Week & Charlie Bear!

 

Language Arts Math

Halloween Stories

Rhyming Words 

CVC Words Spider 

Math

Numbers 6-10

Pumpkin Seeds Addition 1-5

Shapes & AB Spider Fall Writing 

Religion

Literature

Pumpkin Pinatas

Religion

Gospel Weeklies 

All Saints’ Day Halloween Science

All Souls’ Day

The Holy Trinity Candy Corn

Science

Pumpkins

 

Reminders:

10/30 - Halloween Party and Parade - 1 pm.  Students should wear costumes to school

10/31 - No school - Faculty Retreat Day

11/1 - School Mass - 9:30

11/2 - Scholastic Book Order Due

 

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 3 words that rhyme with the word “bat”

Tuesday - Draw the AB pattern with “ghosts” & “pumpkins”

Thursday - Write the numbers 1 - 10, 2x.

Friday - Have a GREAT weekend!

In addition to daily lessons, T1 Progress Reports will include:

Religion: Sign of the Cross, Grace before Meals, Guardian Angel Prayer

Math: Numbers 0-10, Counting aloud to 25, Shapes, Colors, Patterns

Language Arts: “Letter of the Week” sounds & letters, sight words, Rhyming, Comprehension

Personal Social Skills: Self Control, Reciting Personal Information, Confidence and Show & Tell

Motor Skills: Handwriting & Scissor skills, Ties, Buttons, Zips, Snaps

Work Habits: Effort, Completing Tasks, Following Directions, Listening, Participating,

Working Independently

K2's Weekly News 10/22 - 10/26/2018

K2’s Weekly News

October 22 - October 26, 2018

Letter P Week


What’s New this week…Student of the Week & Charlie Bear!

Language Arts Math

Sound of the letter /P/ Writing Numbers 6-10, AB Patterns,

Writing the letter P & p Shapes

NEW Sight Words

Literature

Panda story & art

Religion 

Gospel Weeklies 

Reviewing Saints & the Ten Commandments

Science

Pumpkins

Reminders:

No lunch on Early Dismissal days - please pack a snack only!

9/23 - Literacy Night, 6-7 pm

10/24 - Early Dismissal, 11:50 & Parent Conferences

10/25 - Early Dismissal, 11:50 & Parent Conferences

10/26 - Trunk or Treat, 5:00 set up & 5:30 start time

            Ice Cream Sundaes in the Cafeteria - $1

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 your first & last name - 3x (Uppercase & Lowercase letters in the lines please!)

Tuesday - Write the uppercase letter P - 10x

Wednesday - Write the lowercase letter p - 10x

Thursday - Practice Rhyming Words with your family & write two words that rhyme with “pop”

Friday - Have a GREAT weekend!

In addition to daily lessons, T1 Progress Reports will include:

Religion: Sign of the Cross, Grace before Meals, Guardian Angel Prayer

Math: Numbers 0-10, Counting aloud to 25, Shapes, Colors, Patterns

Language Arts: “Letter of the Week” sounds & letters, sight words, Rhyming, Comprehension

Personal Social Skills: Self Control, Reciting Personal Information, Confidence and Show & Tell

Motor Skills: Handwriting & Scissor skills, Ties, Buttons, Zips, Snaps

Work Habits: Effort, Completing Tasks, Following Directions, Listening, Participating,

Working Independently

K2's Weekly News 10/15 - 10/19/2018

K2’s Weekly News

October 15 - October 19, 2018

Review & Assessments Week

 

What’s New this week…

Language Arts & Math

Review & Assessments                              

Literature

Pumpkin Pinatas

Science

When Objects Collide

Pumpkin Science

Religion                                                 

Gospel Weeklies                                       

The Rosary                                             

Our Church

Religion Content & Prayer Assessments

 

Reminders:

10/16 - NCEA World Food Day - Tag Day $1

10/17 - Bishop Malooly visits HC - Kindergarten is singing a song for him! (Living World Rosary has been canceled on this day.  It will be replaced with the Pro Life Rosary on Friday.

10/18 - Coleman Pumpkin Patch Field Trip - Jeans & Gym T-shirt!  Pack a disposable lunch.

10/19 - Pro Life Rosary - 2:00 (This is in place of the Living World Rosary)

 

Homework:

  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook each night.

Monday - Write two words that rhyme with “hot”

Tuesday - Write the numbers 1-5, 5x each

Wednesday -  No Homework, Get ready for our Field Trip!

Thursday - Make the AB pattern with red circles & blue squares (8 total)

 

Upcoming…

Since we are closed for our Faculty Retreat Day on 10/31, the Kindergarten Halloween Party will be scheduled for 10/30 instead.  Weather permitting, our party will start with a Halloween Parade at 1:00 on the field adjacent to the ELC.  After the parade, the party will continue inside the K2 classroom with Halloween games and treats. Parents are welcome to attend both the parade and the classroom party.  Students should wear their Halloween costumes to school. Since they will be wearing them all day, please have students wear appropriate, comfortable fitting costumes since they will have to remove them to use the bathroom during the day.  Reminder: Toy weapons cannot be brought to school.

Coleman’s Pumpkin Patch Field Trip -Please see the information sheet in the Daily Folder!

K2's Weekly News 10/8 - 10/12/2018

K2’s Weekly News

October 8 - October 12, 2018

Letter T Week

 

I still have a few parents that have not sent in the money for Animal Notebooks-  $3 total, and the $15 Supply Money.

Please send it in as soon as possible.  Thank you!

 

What’s New this week…

Language Arts

Sound of the letter /T/ 

Writing the letter T & t 

Sight Words & Rhyming Words

Vowels & Consonants 

CVC words

Math

Writing Numbers 1-5, AB Patterns,

 AB Patterns, Writing Numbers 1-5

Ten Frames, Tallies, Counting

Literature

The Letter T story & project

Science

When Objects Collide

Religion 

Gospel Weeklies 

Our Lady of the Rosary, The Rosary

Social Studies

Christopher Columbus continued!

Reminders:

10/8 - No School! Happy Columbus Day

10/9 - Go Pink Tag Day - Wear pink/ $1

10/11 - Picture Day - Bring in your Picture Envelope with payment

10/12 - Fire Prevention Presentation & Fire Prevention Contest Poster Due

10/12 - K2 Scholastic Book Order Due

10/13 Holy Cross Fall Festival!  10-4 pm

 

Homework:

  • Please have your child study their Reading Notebook each night.

Tuesday - Write the uppercase letter T - 10x

Wednesday - Write the lowercase letter t - 10x

Thursday - Bring in a Show & Tell item that starts with the letter T - Tell us 3 things about it!

 

Upcoming…

Since we are closed for our Faculty Retreat Day on 10/31, the Kindergarten Halloween Party will be scheduled for 10/30 instead.  Weather permitting, our party will start with a Halloween Parade at 1:00 on the field adjacent to the ELC.  After the parade, the party will continue inside the K2 classroom with Halloween games and treats. Parents are welcome to attend both the parade and the classroom party.  Students should wear their Halloween costumes to school. Since they will be wearing them all day, please have students wear appropriate, comfortable fitting costumes since they will have to remove them to use the bathroom during the day.  Reminder: Toy weapons cannot be brought to school.

Coleman’s Pumpkin Patch Field Trip - tentative date 10/18.  All day Field Trip, and all parents are welcome to attend.  More information coming soon!

K2's Weekly News 10/1 - 10/5/2018

K2’s Weekly News

October 1 - October 5, 2018

Letter H Week

 

I still have a few parents that have not sent in the money for Animal Notebooks, $3, and the $15 Supply Money.  Please send it in as soon as possible. Thank you!

 

What’s New this week…

Language Arts Math

Sound of the letter /H/ Writing Numbers 1-5, AB Patterns,

Writing the letter H & h Ten Frames, Tallies, Counting

Sight Words Literature

Vowels & Consonants The Magic Hat

CVC words Science

Religion Fall & Changing Seasons

Gospel Weeklies When Objects Collide

St. Therese, St. Francis, Guardian Angels Social Studies

Christopher Columbus

Reminders:

10/1 - Box Tops & Receipts Due

10/3 - Grotto’s Faculty Retreat Fundraiser 4-9 pm (Must present a Fundraising Coupon)

10/4 - ALL Fall Festival Forms Due

10/5 - No school for students - Professional Development Day

 

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 your first & last name - 5x (Uppercase & Lowercase letters in the lines please!)

Tuesday - Write the uppercase letter H - 10x

Wednesday - Write the lowercase letter h - 10x

Thursday - No School Tomorrow!

In addition to daily lessons, T1 Progress Reports will include:

Religion: Sign of the Cross, Grace before Meals, Guardian Angel Prayer

Math: Numbers 0-10, Counting, Shapes, Colors, Patterns

Language Arts: “Letter of the Week” sounds & letters, sight words, Rhyming, Comprehension

Personal Social Skills - Reciting Personal Information, Show & Tell

Motor Skills - Handwriting & Scissor skills, Ties, Buttons, Zips, Snaps

 

Reading Notebooks - New Sight Words will be added periodically.Please study these words each night. Each week, I will be picking out sight words from the Fry Sight word list that is on my webpage.  If needed, I have also added a link with printable sight word flash cards. Check the “Documents” section.