Weekly Update

Week 12 Update

In this short week, we will review our reading strategies from last week.  Although we have half days, we still have specials!  Have your child bring their PE shoes on Monday and Tuesday.  We also have Media Center on Tuesday, but students may not be able to check out a new book due to the… Read More Week 12 Update

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Week 11 Update

Our Learning LITERACY:  In Reading Workshop we started our unit on Reading Superpowers.  Students will focus on using their finger as a reading tool – to help them point to the words they can read, check to make sure their voice matches the word on the page, and practice reading one word for each finger tap.  In… Read More Week 11 Update

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Week 10 Update

  Our Learning LITERACY:  In Reading Workshop we will wrap up our unit on Emergent Storybooks.  Students will use more and more words that are exactly the same (in Three Billy Goats Gruff: “trip-trap, trip-trap, trip trap”, “Who’s that trip-trapping over my bridge?”), point to and read the words they know, and reread to sound more like… Read More Week 10 Update

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Week 9 Update

Our Learning LITERACY:  In Reading Workshop we will continue our unit on Emergent Storybooks.  Students will practice rereading old favorites by remembering to say more details about each page, using connecting words (first, then, next, last), and talking to partners about strong feelings in our books.  In Writing Workshop we will continue our launching unit.  Students will… Read More Week 9 Update

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Week 8 Update

Our Learning LITERACY:  In Reading Workshop we will begin our unit on Emergent Storybooks.  Students will learn how to read “old favorites” in their own way, how to use pictures to name things they see and predict what will happen next, and how to reread to think more about the story.  We will also continue with our… Read More Week 8 Update

Kindergarten Fun

Read to Buddy

This week students met their reading buddies, learned how to sit EEKK, and practiced I Read, You Read.  Later this week we will explore choral reading and how to have a book talks with buddies.  Thank you for helping us grow!  🙂

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Week 7 Post

Our Learning LITERACY:  In Reading Workshop we will begin our routines for Read to Buddy.  Students will learn how to sit EEKK, how to take turns reading (I read, you read), how to read together (choral reading), and how to talk to their partners about their books.  In Writing Workshop we will begin our launching unit.  Students… Read More Week 7 Post

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Week 6 Update

Our Learning LITERACY:  In Reading Workshop we will continue to build strong reading habits in the area of informational (nonfiction) text.  Students will learn how to use pictures and think about what they already know to help them read, how to use gestures to teach the information they’ve learned, and how to read using an expert voice. … Read More Week 6 Update

Kindergarten Fun

Star of the Week

Starting next we will celebrate a student as “Star of the Week” so we can learn more about our School Family.  Click here to see the schedule – it will also be posted at the bottom of the blog in the Class column.  You will need to know your student’s number (on their folder, cubby, mailbox, nametag)… Read More Star of the Week

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Week 5 Update

Our Learning LITERACY:  In Reading Workshop we will continue to build strong reading habits.  Students will learn how to grow their reading stamina, make a plan for reading, and how to point to one word at at time.  In Writing Workshop we will begin our unit on oral language.  Students will learn how to tell a story about… Read More Week 5 Update