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Mrs. Wellman's Kindergarten Class Learning

Education is not the learning of facts, but the training of the mind to think. Albert Einstein
Week at a Glance

December 7, 2018


Math: Working on subtraction sentences

Reading/Writing: We continue to engage students in reading research followed by rich conversations. Unit 2 Week 6: Continue letter “i” and sight word work.

Science/Social Studies: Africa! We made African jewelry, learned a dance, and learned about the animals and culture of three African countries; Kenya, Uganda, and Democratic Republic of the Congo.

Core Rhymes/Stories/Poem: The story of Hanukkah


HOLIDAY PARTY Sign-up: HERE

Our Holiday party will be at 10-11:40 am on Wednesday Dec 19th!


November 16, 2018 Math:
We continued to create story problems using drawings and addition sentences. We have added to this by having students explain their math strategy to their peers.

Reading/Writing: We continue to engage students in reading research followed by rich conversations. Letter of the week: C

Science/Social Studies: We have participated in activities and crafts in which we share what we are thankful for in our lives.

Core Rhymes/Stories/Poem: One, Two, Buckle My Shoe


Makerspace Project:

These structures were the culmination of our project-based learning about Native American style homes. Students used (mostly) things collected from fallen trees. We supplied a little twine and sheets. In groups they were tasked with working together to create a real structure which built on the models we made two weeks earlier.

Something New

Flexible Seating:  We are introducing flexible seating in our classrooms. This is day one and the kids are doing great!! We would like to ask for your support to get some supplies to make it a great working environment.



 November 9, 2018

Math: We built addition sentences to connect to the story problems created by students.

Reading/Writing: We read Animal Babies in Grasslands and built on writing work with our new sight words by creating sentences and illustrations.

Science/Social Studies: Completed our unit on Native Americans with a celebration of the culture and games of America’s Natives.

Core Rhymes/Stories/Poem: The Wolf and the Seven Kids


Thank you to everyone that helped make our Native American party so successful and fun! Special shout out to Megan Fuse and Whitney Goin for planning it all!



November 1, 2018

Math: We learned the symbol for addition

Reading/Writing: Review of reading and did some writing work with past sight words

Science/Social Studies: Continued our unit on Native Americans

Core Rhymes/Stories/Poem: Early to Bed, Early to Rise


Thank you to everyone that helped make our Halloween party so successful and fun! Special shout out to Erin Parrett and Amy Broxterman for planning it all!


Native American Party sign-up: HERE


October 5, 2018

Math: Schwinn: Chapter 3- Numbers 6-9 and beginning word problems

Wellman: Comparing numbers and making combinations of 10

Reading: Unit 1, week 6- This week we read Dig Dig Dig! Activities included: handwriting practice, letter T, amazing words, sight-word practice, guided reading, rhyming, fine motor activities.

Science/Social Studies: Intro to Europe!

Core Rhymes/Stories/Poem: Jack Be Nimble, My Nose, Grasshopper and the Ant


Daily Class Schedule 2018-2019


Butterfly Pavilion field trip form: HERE

The field trip is next week! Please wear RED school approved collared shirts!

SCHOOL PICTURES!- They are now available online!! Please check friday folders for info on how to order!

FIELD DAY! - Kindergarten is wearing YELLOW for field day! Please also remember shoes and a water bottle!



September 28, 2018

 

Math: Chapter 3: Numbers 6-9

Reading: Unit 1, week 5- This week we read Julius! Activities included: handwriting practice, letter M, sight-word practice, guided reading, rhyming, fine motor activities.

Science/Social Studies: Nutrition and the 5 senses!

Core Rhymes/Stories/Poem: Jack and Jill, Hot Cross Buns, Hickory Dickory Dock

Daily Class Schedule 2018-2019

LINK to Butterfly Pavilion field trip form: HERE

September 14, 2018

Math: Students took their first unit test on Chapter 1

Reading: Unit 2, week two- Activities included: handwriting practice (names and letters M-T), sight-word practice, guided reading, rhyming, fine motor activities.

Human Body: We are learning about Human Bodies and building our own bodies!

Core Rhymes/Stories/Poem: Little Boy Blue and Little Bo Peep

Daily Class Schedule 2018-2019

 Friday folders have been sent home with your child. Parent info is on the left, school work is on the right. Please return friday folders on monday!

Student pictures from picture day can be ordered online.

 Please complete and return RED homework folders by friday and take out old/graded homework from folders!

 The link below is to a fun math practice as the kids prepare for their MAP testing in the winter. Just 30 minutes a week has proved to increase math skills and computer skills. Each unit is only about 10 minutes long.

Khan Academy Mappers

 

 






                  


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