March News

Kindergarten News

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Themes for this month:

  • Dr. Seuss

  • Lions

  • Lambs

  • Weather

  • St. Patrick's Day

  • Rainbows

  • Colors

  • Wind

  • Rain

  • Spring


 Special Events

Celebration of Dr. Seuss’ birthday on March 2nd.

Fundations Update

We will complete Unit 3 during the month and begin Unit 4. The children are getting more and more competent at tapping and writing simple words with short vowels.

Fundations Unit 4 Preview:

  • Blending and reading three-sound words

  • Segmenting and spelling words

  • Story retelling

  • Narrative story structure

  • Choral reading


Writing

Our Writers Workshop continues its focus on the author Eric Carle. Our target reading skills will be:

  • Listen to and look at different types of texts

  • Explain similarities and differences between texts

  • Recognize when a text is a storybook, play, poem, etc...

  • Define roles of author and illustrator

  • Name author and illustrator of a story


Our target writing skills will be:

  • Answer questions about own writing

  • Listen to ideas that others have about their writing

  • Add details to help others understand their writing

  • Answer questions using information recalled or gathered


Math

These are some of the topics we will introduce or review during the month of March:

  • The need for standard units of linear measurement

  • Measuring with standard measurement tools

  • Counting by 5s and 10s

  • Tally marks

  • Multiples attributes of objects

  • The number grid

  • The penny

  • The nickel

  • 3-dimensional shapes

  • Time


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