• May & June: What is Kindergarten studying?

    EL Pilot

    Module :   Toys and Play

    Guiding Question: What can we do to make playing together fun?


    Unit Summary: Students will build on their literacy and citizenship skills as they engage in a study of toys and play.  They learn to sort and describe toys by specific attributes. They also begin to think about perspective as they discuss and write about their own toy preferences using language and ideas from a variety of texts.  


    Unit Goals:  

    • Making real world connections
    • Refer to text to answer questions
    • State an opinion and provide support


    Eureka Math:

    Module 5: Numbers 10-20 and Counting 

    Students will…

    • compose and decompose numbers 11-20 

    Module 6: Analyzing, Comparing, and Composing Shapes 

    Students will…

    • build and draw flat and solid shapes 
    • compose and decompose shapes 


    Common Core Learning Standards:

    K.CC.A.1 - Count to 100 by ones and by tens.

    K.CC.A.2 - Count forward beginning from a given number within the known sequence (instead of having to begin at 1).

    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.NBT.A.1 - Compose and decompose numbers from 11 to 19 into ten ones and some further ones, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record each composition or decomposition by a drawing or equation (such as 18 = 10 + 8); understand that these numbers are composed of ten ones and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones.

    K.G.B.5 - Model shapes in the world by building shapes from components (e.g., sticks and clay balls) and drawing shapes.

    K.G.B.6 - Compose simple shapes to form larger shapes. For example, "Can you join these two triangles with full sides touching to make a rectangle?"


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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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