Kindergarten October News

Kindergarten Web News for
October 2017
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THEMES OF STUDY

Columbus Day

Fall

The Farm

Pumpkins

Fire Safety

Halloween

 

SPECIAL EVENTS

Firemen Visit 

 

FUNDATIONS

We will focus on the following letters (recognition, formation, sound):

c, a, i, r, o, g, d, s,  

In addition we will begin discussing the following reading structures and concepts: 

Word awareness

Sentence structure

   Punctuation

  Capitalization

   Story parts (recalling, drawing, writing)

Vowels (short and long sounds)

 

 

WRITING

These are the broad topics that we will cover in writer’s workshop during the month of October:

 
Telling stories in illustrations

Drawing hard to make ideas (drawing the best they can)

Including writing in their stories

Stretching and writing words

Initial sounds

Using the alphabet chart

Writing personal narratives

Reading and writing a narrative text

 

MATH

         Measurement

   Counting

        Number recognition

       Shapes (including the trapezoid and hexagon)

        Following maps

    Patterns

       Coin recognition

        Teen number identification

  Estimating

        Number stories


SCIENCE

Unit 1.2 session 5 - Using eco cubes to measure the length of blocks

Unit 1.2 session 6 - Using eco cubes to measure length

Unit 1.2 session 7 - Measuring with a measuring tape

Unit 1.2 session 8 - Linear measuring assessment

Unit 1.3 session 1 - Identifying if it is the same, heavier or lighter

Unit 1.3 session 2 - Identifying if it is the same, heavier or lighter than a bottle of water

Unite 1.3 session 3 - Using a balance to compare weights of objects

Unit 1.3 session 4 - Using a balance to compare weight


READING

Our read aloud books this month:
If You Give a Mouse a Cookie
Cat's Colors
Flower Garden
Friends at School


Reading skills we will work on this month:

Story discussions
Listening skills
Comparing Stories
Turn and talk to your partner
Text to self connections
Discussing character feelings
Working in pairs

VOCABULARY FOR THIS MONTH:

companion, creature, imitate, explore, generous, nuisance, energetic, exhausted, soar, tangled, snooze, drowsy, pedestrian, passenger, eager, assortment, enjoy, gooey, container, delicious




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