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Kindergarten - Week of 01-20-2020
Kindergarten - Week of 01-20-2020
Stefanie Hill
Monday, January 27, 2020

Kindergarten Newsletter 

January 20, 2020

Sounds we are learning:  ee/or

Tricky word of the Week:  do

January Word Family:  -ing

Dates to Remember:

  • January 31 - 100th day of Kindergarten
  • February 14 - Six Flags reading log deadline
  • February 14 - Valentine's Day parties in the morning
  • February 13 and 14 - 11:30 dismissal for Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • February 10 - Jump Rope for Heart

Math:  We continue to practice, learn and understand subtraction.  Give some objects such as pennies to your child.  Ask your child to count 4 pennies to your child.  Ask your child to count 4 pennies and then take 3 away.  Next have them write the equation.  Use 4 new pennies and repeat with 4-2, 4-1, and 4-0.  Write the equations each time.  Ask your child about the pattern that they see.

Social Studies:  We are learning about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his contribution to American Society.  Ask your child to tell you about Martin Luther King.  This topic can be sensitive and difficult for students to understand.  We have been focusing on how Martin Luther King wanted everyone to be respectful, kind, and peaceful.  "I have a dream that my four children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin but by the color of their skin but by the content of their character." Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.