PK113

Newlsletter for week of February 1st, 2016

PK113 – PS 132
The Shining Star of Williamsburg

Newsletter week of Februaruy 1st, 2016

Reminders:
*Groundhog Day is Tuesday, February 2nd.
*Trip to Puppet Works is on February 4th. Chaperones have been chosen and notified. If you were not selected, there will be other opportunities to assist the class in the future. *We have yoga on Mondays. Please dress your child in easy on/off shoes
*Chinese New Year is Monday Februaruy 8th, – No School

Literacy Focus:
Animals, the letter “Ee,” writing first and last name

Books We Are Reading:
Wake-up Groundhog!, Guess Whose Shadow?, Animal Opposites (smooth and rough), My First Chinese New Year, THe Very Hungry Caterpillar

Words to Know:
hibernate
smooth/rough
ancestors

Math and Fun Activities:
continue learning ordinal numbers (1st, 2nd, 3rd, etc.)
continue writing and illustrating our animal books
continue making groundhog puppets

At Home:
Practice writing first and last name, the number 5, and the letter Ee.
Parent Involvement: If possible, please watch the Groundhog Ceremony on Tuesday morning with your child. Will Phil see his shadow? If he does, then we’ll have 6 more weeks of winter. If he doesn’t, then we’ll have an early Spring.

Carol Jensen
Pre-K Teacher
P.S. 132