This Week In Kindergarten
May 26 - May 29
This week we will finish up our work with the letters Xx and Yy and will begin our last unit of the year on the letter Zz and the /z/ sound. We be reviewing all letters, letter sounds and handwriting for each letter. We will find out how the SuperKids wrap up their year and begin reading "The SuperKids Album". We will take our end of the year name/letter/number writing assessment at the end of the week.
This week in math we will continue to work through our Step-Up to First Grade lessons. This week we'll focus on Lessons 5-7 and review subtraction. Students will also be introduced to fact families and review counting by 10s and base ten counting.
This week in religion we will finish our Thank You God For My Five Senses books and take time to reflect on our religion work over the past year.
This week in science we will finish our unit on Plants by completing our Plant Parts Flip Book and creating Plant Parts and Needs posters.
Notes & Announcements:
8th Grade Buddy Activity: Kindergarten students will meet with their 8th Grade buddies for the last time on Tuesday afternoon. 8th Grade students have a very special project to give to their Kindergarten buddies. These projects will be in your child's folder tomorrow afternoon.
Spring Field Trip: Our Spring Field Trip to the Carrie Murray Nature Center will be this Friday. Information will come home mid-week regarding the specifics for the trip.
Looking Ahead - After Care: Last week's Friday Flyer contained sign-up information about Before Care and After Care for June 1st - June 12th. If your child needs before/after care on those days please fill out the form and return to school with payment via your child's folder by Friday, May 29th.
Looking Ahead - Moving Up Day: Kindergarten students will participate in Moving Up Day on Wednesday, June 3rd from 1:00-1:30. They will visit with Mrs. Claytor in First Grade and have the opportunity to chat with her about what first grade is like and check out the classroom! Students returning to SAS for first grade will receive a letter from Mrs. Claytor in their folder after they visit her classroom.
Looking Ahead - Summer Birthday Celebrations: We will be celebrating summer birthdays in early June. Families of those celebrating summer birthdays will be sending in birthday treats on the following dates:
- July Birthday Celebration - Wednesday, June 3 (2:00-3:00)
- August Birthday Celebration - Friday, June 5 (1:15 - 1:55)
Have a wonderful week!!
Happy Playing, Laughing & Learning!