• September: What is Kindergarten is studying?

    ELA: Unit of Study: Building Classroom Communities 

    Essential Question: What does good behavior look like?


    The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn

    The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister

    Miss Bindergarten Gets Ready for Kindergarten by Joseph Slate

    Chicka Chicka Boom Boom by Bill Martin Jr. 

    Brown Bear, Brown Bear by Bill Martin Jr. 

    If you Give a Mouse a Cookie by Laura Numeroff

    Leo the Late Bloomer by Robert Kraus

    Spot Goes to the Park by Eric Hill

    Writing: Narrative Writing

    • Teachers will gather seed ideas from students. 
    • An anchor chart will be created for student ideas. 
    • Students will make connections to read alouds shared. 
    • Students will create pictures of their ideas using realistic shapes and colors to match.  

    Eureka Math:

    Module 1: Numbers to 10

    Students will:

    • explore the attributes of two related objects
    • classify to make categories and count
    • focus on the Concept of Zero 
    • Work with numbers 0-10 (different configurations, math drawings, expressions, one more, one less) 

    Common Core Learning Standards:

    K.CC.A.3 - Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects).

    K.CC.B.4 - Understand the relationship between numbers and quantities; connect counting to cardinality.

    K.CC.B.5 - Count to answer "how many?" questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1-20, count out that many objects.

    K.OA.A.3 - Decompose numbers less than or equal to 10 into pairs in more than one way, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each decomposition by a drawing or equation (e.g., 5 = 2 + 3 and 5 = 4 + 1).

    K.MD.B.3 - Classify objects into given categories; count the numbers of objects in each category and sort the categories by count.

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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 all homework 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:
    Sight Words of the Week:  Please complete the assigned sight word worksheets and review the sight words with your child daily.  
    Math assignments: Please complete the assigned Math workbook pages daily. Practice adding, subtracting, counting, recognizing, and writing numbers up to 100.
    Reading: Your child should be reading every day for 10-15 minutes on Raz-Kids.  You may also read to your child, your child may read to you, or you can read together.  Please make sure to discuss what is happening/happened in the story with your child to ensure that they are understanding what is being read. The more you read the better you get! 
    The following Homework Rubric will be introduced this month:

    4: My work is complete, correct, and neat.  I also did extra work.

    3: My work is complete, correct, and neat.

    2: My work is incomplete, incorrect, and/or needs to be neater.

    1: My work is not done.

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