May Focus: Letters: long E & long vowel review ; sight words: does, come & review; rhyming, long/short vowels, controlling R, reading fluency, comprehension; count to 100, subtraction & addition fluency
Home project: Natural Resource art/craft- Please help your child make a craft/art project using natural resources. It can be made of anything from nature, for example wood, plants, seeds, nuts, paper, cardboard, rocks, shells, metal, clay, etc... They may paint, color or add items to decorate and add details to their art. The children will share their project with the class to receive an oral presentation and listening performance grade. Projects are due Monday, May 8th. Thank you!
End of Year Celebration: Come and join us for an end of Kindergarten celebration Wednesday, May 17 from 8:30-9:30 in our classroom. We will sing, perform, watch a slide show, receive awards and enjoy some snacks. Hope to see you there!
Baggie Books: We will continue with homework baggie books this month. Your child will bring home a book in a Ziploc baggie to read to you at home for homework. Your child will be familiar with the book, but may need some help with new words. Please help your child read the book several times and return it to school within 2 days in the baggie. Books will go home every Monday and Wednesday. Books must be returned in order to get a new book. Last day of bagie books is Wednesday, May 10th.
Conferences: Please make sure to set up a conference time for our parent/teacher conference if we have not yet met. I am available most days at 10:00, 3:00 and 3:30 A reminder will be written in the planner on the date.
AR: If you have read a book at home to your child 2-3 times and your child is ready to take an AR test please write the title of the book or the AR test # in their planner. My assistant or a volunteer will test your child during the school day. We will put their score in the planner. I need parents to come in once a week to AR test children. If you are interested please let me know. Thanks! Last day to AR test is Friday, May 5th.
Box Tops: VCS collects box tops for education. Our school receives 10 cents for every box top we collect. Please put them in the pockect of your child's planner.
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