• December: What is Kindergarten studying?


    Module 1: Toys and Play

    Unit Summary: In this module students will build their literacy and citizenship skills as they engage in a study of toys and play. 

    Unit Tasks: 

    • Responding to Text: Thinking about Illustrations and Speaking
    • Writing about the Classroom Toys We Prefer
    • Interviewing and writing about a classmate’s favorite toy

    Module 2: Weather Wonders

    Unit Summary: In this module, students build their literacy and science skills as they engage in a study of the weather. The module begins with a story about a young girl named Sofia who is curious about the weather. Sofia wants to learn more about how she can be prepared for any type of weather, and she asks the kindergarten students to help her in this quest. 

    Unit Tasks: 

    • Independent writing about weather
    • Identifying story elements in One Hot Summer Day
    • Reflecting on My Weather Story


    Eureka Math

    Module 3: Comparison of Length, Weight, Capacity, and Numbers to 10 

    Students will: 

    • compare length and height using taller than and shorter than 
    • compare weight using heavier than, lighter than, and the same as
    • compare volume using more than, less than, and same as
    • compare using more than, fewer than, same as


    Common Core Learning Standards:

    K.CC.C.6 - Identify whether the number of objects in one group is greater than, less than, or equal to the number of objects in another group, e.g., by using matching and counting strategies.

    K.CC.7 – Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals.

    K.MD.A.1 – Describe measurable attributes of objects, such as length or weight. Describe several measurable attributes of a single object.

    K.MD.A.2 - Directly compare two objects with a measurable attribute in common, to see which object has "more of"/"less of" the attribute, and describe the difference. For example, directly compare the heights of two children and describe one child as taller/shorter.

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    Kindergarten Homework, what to expect?

    Homework is a crucial part of your child's active learning process and essential to their academic progress. Please make sure that any homework that is in your child's homework folder is completed daily. 
    • Please remember, you are there to support your child's learning, but homework needs to be completed by your child.  
    • Please sign your child's homework daily.
    Kindergarten homework is as follows:
    Phonics:  Please review letters and sounds/sight words daily with your child.  
    Reading Log: Your child should be reading for 10-15 minutes daily.  You may also read to your child, your child may read to you, or you can read together.  Please make sure to discuss the characters (people or animals in the story), the setting (where and when the story takes place), and what is happening/happened in the story with your child to ensure that they understand what is being read. The more you read the better you get! 
    Math: Please complete the assigned Math workbook pages daily. 
    Zearn: Please have your child log in for 15-20 minutes daily.
    Imagine Language and Literacy/Math: Please have your child log in for 20 minutes on a consistent basis.
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