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Mrs. Weatherbie’s
Kindergarten Newsletter

Week of: April 10th-14th

**Looking ahead:**

*Upcoming literacy concepts: long vs. short vowels; l-blends; writing; digraphs; CVCe words; word families.

*Upcoming Math concepts: time; money; graphing.

Monday, April 17th-Friday, April 21st: No School **Easter Break**

**I hope you all have a blessed and happy Easter!**

Here are some of the things we worked on the past week in Kindergarten:

The school-wide learning expectation (SLE) that we focused on was: 1B – Being faithful Roman Catholics who know traditional Catholic teaching and practices.  

Literacy: listening to/interacting with various read-alouds; reading a short story, illustrating it & answering questions; identifying rhyming words; writing sticker stories; digraphs; working with CVCe words (magic e); reading through our Scholastic magazine about Earth Day; checking out books in our school library.

Math: addition; calendar skills; working with counting & place value when doing our calendar.

Religion: discussing Holy Week; watching & discussing The Tale of the Three Trees; discussing Saint Julie Billiart; participating in the all-school Mass, Reflection Lunch, & live Passion Play; continuing to discuss Lent; continuing our Lenten journey by coloring our daily calendar; finishing our Stations of the Cross mini book; reciting the Sign of the Cross, Grace Before Meals, Grace After Meals, and the Guardian Angel Prayer; singing songs about Jesus!

Social Studies: we did not cover a Social Studies concept this week.

Science: continuing to learn about plant parts and what plants need to grow; planting cilantro and basil leaves and observing their growth.

P.E. (with Mr. Feeney): running; playing various games to practice team work, following directions, and physical fitness.

Music (with Mrs. Dwyer): practicing our Native American song for the Spring Concert!

Computer (with Miss Nadalin): typing the alphabet in both capital and lowercase letters; practicing logging in and out of the computer independently and how to properly use computers at school; playing learning games to continue to strengthen our computer skills.