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October 6, 2010

The Fire House was so much fun! We saw the fire truck, an ambulance, and got to watch a fire prevention video. Ask your child what they liked the most. Starting the 11th we will be focusing on words that are the same or different. To practice at home you can ask if words are the same or different. For example “ball and ball” (same) or “bat and bag” (different). We are also still discussing numbers up to 10 and creating sets up to 10. We will continue to discuss fire safety and poison prevention. Please join us Tuesday night for Literacy Night.

September 29, 2010

Next week is all about fire safety. Kindergarten will be going to the firehouse with our language arts classes either on October 6th or October 7th. In class we will be discussing, reading and writing all about the firehouse. We will be working on the word wall word “here” and practicing the sounds of the letters H and J.  We will also be working on word boundaries. For example, next week your child should know how many words are in the sentence “I like to go to school.” In mathematics we will continue working on number sense and matching sets with numerals.

August 26, 2010

Wow, what a great start to kindergarten! We now have 22 wonderful students. Just a reminder Monday, August 30th at 6:30pm is Back to School Night for parents to learn about the upcoming year. I hope to see you there! Also, September 1st is going to be picture day! Next week in language arts we will be focusing on the word “the” and learning about the alphabet. In math we will continue to practice sorting and begin patterns.

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