Kindergarten News: 2/10

This week was so fun! We saw Rescue Rex and learned all about what to do in an emergency. We also went on a field trip to the Nashville Children’s Theater! We began our study of America in Wit and Wisdom. We started a foundational skills unit over digraphs. We began our study of teen numbers.

-Valentine’s day parties are upon us! Please see your student’s Friday folder for details on their Valentine mailbox. Please send them in on Monday, February 13th.

Upcoming Dates:

February 13th- Valentine’s boxes sent in
February 14th- Valentine’s parties

ELA Module Learning Goals

Knowledge Goals
-Understand the difference between the past and the present.
-Identify how aspects of life in America—specifically, home life, school life, transportation, and communication—have changed.
-Describe key details about how the topics of home, school, transportation, and communication have changed over time.
-Understand how a main topic or topic statement is supported by key details.

Reading Goals
-Identify the main topic of the text, and retell the key details that support that main topic.
-Understand and describe the connection between two pieces of information in a text.
-Identify the author and illustrator in a text, and describe their roles in communicating information in a text.

Writing Goals
-Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to respond to a prompt and supply information about a topic.
-Engage in shared research and writing projects by exploring multiple texts on the same topic.
-Collect evidence from the texts, and use it support responses to a prompt.

Speaking and Listening Goals
-Ask and answer questions in order to clarify information.
-Use drawings to provide additional detail when speaking.

Language Goals
-Produce and expand sentences using frequently occurring nouns and verbs, including regular plural nouns.
-Capitalize the word I in a sentence.
-Spell words phonetically, drawing on sound-letter relationships.

K.6 Numbers 0–20

Unit Goals
-Students answer “how many” questions and count out groups within 20. They understand that numbers 11 to 19 are composed of ten ones and one, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight, or nine ones. They write numbers within 20.

Section A Goals
-Count groups of up to 20 objects.

Social/Emotional Learning (SEL)
3A. Demonstrate awareness and consideration of other people’s emotions, perspectives, and social cues.
3B. Exhibit civic responsibility in multiple settings.
3C. Demonstrate an awareness and respect for human dignity, including culture and differences.

Thanks for ALL you do!
-Kindergarten Teachers 😊


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