Kindergarten News: 2/25

Hi Parents,
The Used Book Sale was a huge success!! Thank you for supporting our school (and your kindergarten reader) by allowing your child to make purchases. The kiddos were very excited to select books, recommend their favorite books to friends, and get CHAPTER BOOKS!! 😊 Happy Reading!

While the Percy Priest Read-A-Thon officially kicks off today at 8:00, we enjoyed D.E.A.R. (Drop Everything and Read) Time during our Navigator Day. Please check your child’s Friday folder and your class newsletter for ALL the “RAT” details!

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ birthday! This beloved author and illustrator is a kindergarten favorite, so we will read some of his books next week.

Here’s what is coming up in kindergarten…

ELA: Essential Question: What makes a good story?
Focusing Questions: How do authors sequence events?
~Ask and answer questions about key details in a story
~Use a story map to identify story elements
~With prompting and support, identify the problem, responses to the problem, and the resolution in stories
~Demonstrate understanding of grade-level vocabulary
~Read, spell, and write one syllable words with initial or final consonant blends and digraphs
~Read and write high frequency sight words (Heart Words)
~Read grade level texts with purpose and understanding

D.E.A.R. Time- Drop Everything and READ!!

~Add and subtract within 10 to solve contextual problems using objects or drawings to represent the problem

Social/Emotional Learning (SEL)
~Demonstrate awareness and consideration of other people’s emotions, perspectives, cultures, and celebrations
~Develop and model effective decision-making skills to deal responsibly with social situations
~Use positive communication and social skills to interact effectively with others

Upcoming Dates
– Black History Month at PPE (Feb. 1st-March 4th)
– February 25th- Read-A-Thon Begins at 8:00 (Check your child’s Friday folder or the PPE Website for details)
– March 4th- Pajama Day March 5th- Glitter Ball, Silent Auction
– March 9th- Read-A-Thon ends at 3:00 March 11th- Favorite Book Character Dress Up Day, Half-Day (11:30 dismissal) March 14th-18th- Spring Break

Yearbooks for the 21-22 school year can be ordered now.  Please visit to order today.

Thanks for ALL you do!
K Team









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