Kindegarten
  • March: What is Kindergarten is studying?


    ELA: Unit of Study: Polar Bears and Penguins

    Essential Question: How do animals adapt to their physical environment?

    Big Idea: Students understand that animals grow and change over time.

    Resources

    What Comes First? (MONDO)

    MONDO Focus:

    • Students will be reading fiction and nonfiction texts.
    • Students will be learning how to make predictions, make simple inferences, identify main idea, and retell a story.

     

    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.  

     

    Go Math!: 

    Chapter 5: Students will explore subtraction.

    • Use expressions to represent subtraction
    • Solve problems by using the strategy act it out and draw a picture
    • Use objects and drawings to solve subtraction word problems
    • Solve subtraction word problems and record the equation

    Chapter 6: Students will explore subtraction as taking away and taking apart.

    • Use expressions to represent subtraction
    • Solve problems by using the strategy act it out and draw a picture
    • Use objects and drawings to solve subtraction word problems
    • Solve subtraction word problems and record the equation

    Common Core Learning Standards:

    K.OA.A.1 - Represent addition and subtraction with objects, fingers, mental images, drawings, sounds (e.g., claps), acting out situations, verbal explanations, expressions, or equations.

    K.OA.A.2 - 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.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).

    K.OA.A.5 - Fluently add and subtract within 5.

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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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