Week of: March 20th-24th
*Upcoming literacy concepts: CVC words; decoding; digraphs.
*Upcoming Math concepts: money; measurement; temperature; calendar skills.
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: 2D – Being responsible life-long learners who are able to listen actively speak clearly, & write concisely and correctly.
Literacy: listening to/interacting with various read-alouds; unscrambling, reading, & writing a sentence; writing about a favorite food; writing CVC words to complete sentences; identifying digraphs; taking our spelling test; reading through our Scholastic magazine about animal habitats; writing & making a circle map of words that start with the letter Xx; checking out books in our school library.
Math: continuing measurement, comparing, & ordering; subtraction within ten; sorting ten frames; working with counting & place value when doing our calendar.
Religion: learning about St. Joseph; participating & singing in the all-school Mass; continuing to discuss Lent; continuing our Lenten journey by coloring our daily calendar; attending Stations of the Cross & working on our Stations mini book; reciting the Sign of the Cross, Grace Before Meals, and Grace After Meals; 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.
P.E. (with Mr. Feeney): running; playing various games to practice team work and physical fitness.
Music (with Mrs. Dwyer): practicing Mass parts and music for the Mass at which we sang; practicing our Native American song for the Spring Concert!
Computer (with Miss Nadalin): typing the alphabet in both capital and lowercase letters; typing our spelling words; 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.