Kindergarten Newsletter

By Kindergarten Team
Kindergarten
June 01, 2022

Hello families! Our kindergarteners have been working hard this month to be good students and friends. We are thankful for our students and for your support!

Important Dates & Reminders

  • June 1 - Field Day 
  • June 9 - Kindergarten end of year celebration
  • June 10 - Last Day of School / Early Release

Language Arts

What We Learned This Past Month:

  • Students continued working on building letter-sound relationships and phonemic awareness skills through engaging in meaningful small group lessons and independent reading and writing activities.  
  • Students continued to learn how to monitor all aspects of reading to engage in and understand texts as a whole. Students continued to solve predictable decodable words using letter/sound relationships. They also continued / began reading simple phrases.  
  • Students learned about persuasive writing. Students learned to communicate opinions or ideas on topics they felt strongly about to share their perspectives and provide reasons or evidence to support their opinions orally and through writing.  
  • Students learned to explain their ideas about a text and actively engage in conversation with others about text.

What We Will Be Learning Next Month: 

  • Students are continuing to work on building letter-sound relationships and phonemic awareness skills through engaging in meaningful small group lessons and independent reading and writing activities.  
  • Students are continuing to learn how to monitor all aspects of reading to engage in and understand texts as a whole. Students are solving predictable decodable words using letter/sound relationships. They are also continuing / beginning reading simple sentences.  
  • Students are continuing to learn about persuasive writing. Students are learning to communicate opinions or ideas on topics they feel strongly about to share their perspectives and provide reasons or evidence to support their opinions orally and through writing.  
  • Students are continuing to learn to explain their ideas about a text and actively engage in conversation with others about text.

 

Math

What We Learned This Past Month:

  • Students continued to work on their number sense skills (counting / writing quantities, composing / decomposing).
  • Students continued to engage in counting collection groups to reinforce orally counting quantities and writing numbers 0-100.
  • Students began learning about basic addition and subtraction. Students learned to model and solve single-step story and picture problems with sums to 10 and differences within 10, using concrete objects.

What We Will Be Learning Next Month: 

  • Students will continue to work on their number sense skills (counting / writing quantities, composing / decomposing).
  • Students will continue to engage in counting collection groups to reinforce orally counting quantities and writing numbers 0-100.
  • Students will continue to learn about basic addition and subtraction. Students are learning to model and solve single-step story and picture problems with sums to 10 and differences within 10, using concrete objects.

 

Science

What We Learned This Past Month:

Students began learning about recycling. Students learned that materials can be used repeatedly and that everyday materials can be recycled. They will engage in relevant texts and participate in small group / whole group discussions.

 

Social Studies

What We Learned This Past Month:

  • Students continued to learn about economics - they learned to compare the differences between a need and want. Students learned to compare and contrast simple jobs of the work people do to earn money.

 

  • Students continued to learn how to be a good citizen in and out of the classroom.

What We Will Be Learning Next Month: 

Students will continue to learn how to be a good citizen in and out of the classroom.