Kindegarten
  • December: What is Kindergarten is studying?


    ELA: Unit of Study: School Community

    Essential Question: Why do school communities have rules?

    Big Idea: Students understand that they must follow rules at school and in the classroom to be responsible citizens.

    Resources

    Little Bears (Mondo)

    No, David! by David Shannon

    Itch!, Itch! (Mondo)

    David Gets in Trouble by David Shannon

    Let’s Sing It!(Mondo)

    Poor Dog Bright! (Mondo)

    Miss Nelson is Missing by Harry Allard

    Who Lives in the Sea? (Mondo)

     

    Writing: Narrative Writing

    • Students will learn how to draw clear and detailed pictures to tell a story. In addition, students will also label their pictures to give the reader more information about their pictures.

     

    Go Math!: 

     Chapter 3: Students will represent, count and write numbers 6 to 9.

    • Model and count objects
    • Represent a number with number names and written numeral
    • Use a drawing to make 10 from a given number
    • Count forward from a given number
    • Solve problems by using the strategy make a model and act it out

     Chapter 4: Students will represent and compare numbers to 10.

    • Model and count objects
    • Represent a number with number names and written numeral
    • Use a drawing to make 10 from a given number
    • Count forward from a given number
    • Solve problems by using the strategy make a model and act it out
    • Use counting strategies to compare sets of objects
    • Compare two numbers

    Common Core Learning Standards:

    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.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.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.C.7 - Compare two numbers between 1 and 10 presented as written numerals.

    K.OA.A.3 - Solve addition and subtraction word problems, and add and subtract within 10, e.g., by using objects or drawings to represent the problem.

    K.OA.A.4 - 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).

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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:
    Letter(s) of the Week:  Please complete the assigned letter worksheets and review the letter(s) of the week with your child daily.  
    Math sheet: Please complete the assigned Math worksheets. Practice counting, recognizing, and writing numbers up to 5.
    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 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 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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