March - April: Whats is Kindergarten is studying?
Unit of Study: Animals – Polar Bears & Penguins
- In the beginning of March, students will continue to read nonfiction text and fiction stories to learn about penguins and polar bears.
- Informative writing: Students will learn how to name their topic and write facts to support their topic.
Social Studies: Families
In the third integrated unit of study, students will learn about families.
- Students will read fiction and nonfiction text in order to learn about different kinds of families.
- Students will learn about nuclear and extended families and be able to name the family members.
Writing: Opinion Writing
- Students will use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose opinion pieces in which they tell a reader the topic and state an opinion or preference about the topic.
- Students will be reading fiction and nonfiction texts and focusing on C.A.P skills.
- Students will be learning how to make predictions, make simple inferences, identify the main idea, and retell a story.
- Chapter 7: Students will represent, count, and write numbers 11 to 19.
- Chapter 8: Students will continue to represent, count, and write 20 and beyond.
- Chapter 9: Students will be able to identify and describe two-dimensional shapes.
- Chapter 10: Students will identify three-dimensional shapes.
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.
- Remember, you are there to support your child's learning, but homework needs to be completed by your child.
- Remember to sign your child's homework every day!
Kindergarten homework is as follows:
Sight words: Please review flash cards daily.
Sight word sentences: Please write 1 to 3 sentences using the sight word of the day.
Math sheet: All math sheets should be completed. Practice counting up to 100 (by 1's, 2's, 5's and 10's). Also, count up to 100 out of sequence.
Reading: Your child should be reading every day for 10- 15 minutes. You may read to your child, your child may read to you, or you can read together.
Please review the Homework Rubric below:
4: My work is complete, correct and neat. I did extra work.
3: My work is complete, correct and neat.
2: My work is incomplete. Some of my work is incorrect, and I need to be neater.
1: My work is incomplete or incorrect.