Kindergarten News: 8/19

Hi Parents,

We loved seeing you at Open House! Classes are getting into a routine and students are learning so much! This past week, we started a new Wit and Wisdom module about the five senses. We are continuing our exploration of math tools and number sense.

-Please send in headphones for your student if you haven’t already.
-A peanut free snack and water bottle should be sent each day.
-We love celebrating birthdays! Students can celebrate at school by bringing in individually wrapped, prepackaged treats. Please no cupcakes. Please coordinate with your teacher if your child’s birthday falls on a weekend, break, or day we are not in school.

Upcoming Dates 
September 2nd- no school
September 5th- no school (Labor day)
September 9th – Family picnic
September 12th – Tiger Cup Golf Tournament

ELA: ESSENTIAL QUESTION: How do our senses help us learn?
Students will…
-Name our five senses: smell, taste, touch, hearing, and sight.
-understand that we can use senses take in information and make us aware of the world around us.
-use their senses to learn about the world and to learn from books.
-use details in illustration, speech, and text provide more information for readers.
-use words and illustrations work together to tell a story and present information.

MATH: Math in Our World 
-Students recognize numbers and quantities in their world.
-Explore and use math tools.
-Share mathematical ideas with a partner.
-Recognize and name groups of up to 4 objects and images without counting.
-Answer “are there enough” questions.
-Count groups of up to 10 objects.

Social/Emotional Learning (SEL) 
-Demonstrate and awareness of my emotions
-Understand and use strategies for managing my emotions and behavior constructively
-Demonstrate awareness and consideration of other people’s emotions, perspectives, and social cues

Thanks for ALL you do!
-Kindergarten Teachers 😊

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