PK114

Newsletter for the Week of June 20, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Classic Tales
* letter review
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
if you have not already done so this is your
LAST OPPORTUNITY to send in $10 for the pre-K graduation fun activities that is planned for NEXT WEEK!!!! Will be having a clown, Italian ice, movie, game day, superhero and princess day.

At Home:
*Practice writing letters ( I will be assessing them for kindergarten)
* Practice writing teen #’s (13-19)
* sight words- look, see, said, what,have, from, like
Please practice!!!!!
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* pre-K graduation June 20 ours 9:45am however students are due in school by 8:10. NO breakfast will be served!!!!!
* last day of school June 28 half day

Books We’re Reading
* The Ugly Duckling
* Make Way for Duckling
* Kindergarten Here I come

Words To Know:
* bank
* wing
* cozy

Math and fun activities: standard measurement
* measuring things around the room
* fun math games
*Fun graduation activities

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday-graduation ours 9:45 am No breakfast will be served .. Students due in by 8:10am

Tuesday – Italian ices

Wednesday- movies

Thursday-clown

Friday – Show and Tell /Games

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for the Week of June 13th, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Classic Tales
* letter “Zz”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
if you have not already done so please send in $10 for the pre-K graduation fun activities that is planned for the last week of school. Will be having a clown, Italian ice, movie and snack day, game day, superhero and princess day.

At Home:
*Practice writing “Zz”
* Practice writing 17,18,19
* sight words- with,went,are
Please practice!!!!!
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* no school June 14
* PTA meeting June 15@ 6pm
* pre-K graduation June 20

Books We’re Reading
* Corduroy
* Where the Wild Things Are
* Kindergarten Here We Come
* How Big is a Foot

Words To Know:
* tame
* mischief
* perfect

Math and fun activities: standard measurement
* measuring things around the room
* visiting the kindergarten wing of the school
* father’s Day cards

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday-

Tuesday – No SCHOOL

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for the Week of June 6th, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Classic Tales
* letter “Xx/Yy”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
if you have not already done so please send in $10 for the pre-K graduation fun activities that is planned for the last week of school. Will be having a clown, Italian ice, movie and snack day, game day, superhero and princess day.

At Home:
*Practice writing “Xx/Yy”
* Practice writing “#20 review only 17,18,19
* sight words- with,went,are
Please practice!!!!!
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
*Kite festival Sunday June 5
* in school aquarium June 6
* no school June 9
* no school June 14
* pre-K graduation June 20

Books We’re Reading
* Thumbelina
* the Hare and The Tortoise
* Caps For Sale
* How Big is a Foot

Words To Know:
* gather
* apprentice
* invented
* peddler

Math and fun activities: standard measurement
* using a ruler and tape measure
* fun measurement activities
* pan balance (M6)
* heavier lighter(M7)

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday-

Tuesday – Choir/Yoga (easy shoes)

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for the Week of May 30th, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Classic Tales
* letter “Vv/Ww”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
if you have not already done so please send in $10 for the pre-K graduation fun activities that is planned for the last week of school. Will be having a clown, Italian ice, movie and snack day, game day, superhero and princess day.

At Home:
*Practice writing “Vv/Ww”
* Practice writing “#19 review only 16,17,18
* sight words- an, it, went, with, for, he ( another week)
Please practice!!!!!
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* memorial day school closed May 30
*Kite festival Sunday June 5
* no school June 9
* half-day June 14
* pre-K graduation June 20

Books We’re Reading
* How Turtle Cracked His Shell
* Why Flies Buzz
* The Three Horrid Little Pigs

Words To Know:
* tightly
* wonder
* advice
* Punishment
* hearted
* pesky
* rude
* sturdy

Math and fun activities: Non-standard measurement
* fun measurement activities
* pan balance (M6)
* heavier lighter(M7)

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday- No school!!!!!!!

Tuesday – Choir/Yoga( easy shoes)

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for the Week of May 23rd, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Classic Tales
* letter “Tt/Uu”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
if you have not already done so please send in $10 for the pre-K graduation fun activities that is planned for the last week of school. Will be having a clown, Italian ice, movie and snack day, game day, superhero and princess day.

At Home:
*Practice writing “Tt/Uu”
* Practice writing “#18” review only 12,13,14,15
* sight words- an, it, went, with, for, he ( another week)
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* memorial day school closed May 30
*Kite festival Sunday June 5
* pre-K graduation June 20

Books We’re Reading
* The shoemaker and the Elves
* The Little Red Hen
* Inch by Inch

Words To Know:
* evening
* perfectly
* worried
* Poor
* harvested
* wonderful
* relaxed
* lazy

Math and fun activities: Non-standard measurement
* partner match (M4)
* longer or shorter (M5)
* fun measurement activities
* observing the life cycle of butterflies!!!
They hatched and we released them!!!

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday-

Tuesday – Choir/Yoga( easy shoes)

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for week of May 16, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Classic Tales
* letter “Rr/Ss”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
*EMPTY BACKPACK!!!! due to the fact that we will be bringing our lunch to the zoo please make sure all backpacks are empty- also keep in mind the children will have limited amount of time to eat ( Appropriate lunch)

PTA meeting on Tuesday, May 16 at 6 PM

*scholastic – BOB sight words for kindergarten $12!!!

At Home:
*Practice writing “Rr/Ss”
* Practice writing “#17” review 11,12,13
* sight words- an, he, it
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* Zoo trip Monday May 16th
* PTA meeting May 16th @6 PM
* memorial day school closed May 30
*Kite festival Sunday June 5

Books We’re Reading
* The Lion and The Mouse
* City Mouse, Country Mouse
* Goldilocks and the Three Bears
* Our Visit To the Zoo
* Fly, Butterfly

Words To Know:
* accident
* great
* promise
*escape
*feast
*silverware
* startled
* finally
*grand

Math and fun activities: Non-standard measurement
* take surveys in different ways
* continue observing the growth of our beans and herb garden
* acting out “Goldilocks and the three bears”
* introduction of non-standard measurement
*The three Bears (M2)
* comparing shoe lengths(M3)
* observing the life cycle of butterflies!!!

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday- zoo trip (dress your child appropriately-no sandals.. We are not allowed to apply sunscreen.

Tuesday – Choir/Yoga( easy shoes)/PTA meeting 6 PM

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for week of May 9, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Plants/ Flowers/ butterflies
* letter “Pp”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:

*scholastic – BOB sight words for kindergarten $12!!!
* volunteers to send in two stalks of celery

* although three official chaperones have been chosen to ride on the bus with us, you are welcome to show up at Prospect Park zoo on your own and use your cool culture card to get in for free.

At Home:
*Practice writing “Pp”
* Practice writing “#16”
* sight words- the, is, can, and, she, mom
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
*Parent conferences 430 to 7:30 PM
* Zoo trip Monday May 16th
* PTA meeting May 16th @6 PM
* memorial day school closed May 30

Books We’re Reading
* Flowers
* Butterflies
* The Butterfly House
* The Zoo
* This is the sunflower

Words To Know:
* endangered
* captured
* Dangerous
*extremely
*survey
*chrysalis
*harmful

Math and fun activities: Adding numbers (+)
* take surveys
* observing the growth of our beans and herb garden
* observing how plants drink ( using food coloring)
Celery experiment
* plant sunflowers
* sunflower seed designs
* observing the life cycle of butterflies!!!
* coffee filter flower butterflies

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday-

Tuesday – Choir/Yoga ( easy shoes)

Wednesday-

Thursday- scholastic book order due!!

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for the Week of May 2nd, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Plants/ Flowers
* letter “Oo”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
* We would like to do some planting at school and would appreciate the following: soil, planting cups, herbs and flower seeds (mint, basil, rosemary, sunflower seed)
Please start sending in on May 2 due to lack of storage

At Home:
*Practice writing “Oo”
* Practice writing “#15”
* sight words
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* Teachers Appreciation Week
* Zoo trip Monday May 16- Return your permission slip by May 2
* Spring break April 25th–29th
Return to school on May 2
*PTA mother’s Day plant SALE May 5!!!

Books We’re Reading
* A Tree is Nice
* Allison’s Zinnia
* One Bean
* Plants are Important to Humans and Animals
* This is Your Garden

Words To Know:
*Oxygen
*root vegetables
*shade
*recycle
*pollute
*harmful

Math and fun activities: Adding numbers (+)
*Begin planting flowers and herbs in our classroom
* begin spouting beans
* coffee filter flowers

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday-

Tuesday – Choir/Yoga ( easy shoes)

Wednesday-

Thursday- PTA PLANT SALE!!

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for the Week of April 18th, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Plants/ Flowers
* letter “Nn”
* Phonemic awareness

Parent Involvement:
* THANK YOU SO MUCH FOR OUR CLASSROOM SUPPLIES!!!

At Home:
*Practice writing “Nn”
* Practice writing “#14”
* sight words
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* bowling trip -April 18
* bake sale – April 18
* PTA meeting -April 19 @ 6pm
* PTA Book fair 19-20
* Spring break April 25th–29th
Return to school on May 2

Books We’re Reading
* Where Does The Garbage Go?
* In The Tall, Tall Grass
* Plants Have Basic Needs
* Poems
* Hooray It’s Passover
* The Matzah Man

Words To Know:
*Collect
*healthy
*plant(2 meaning)
*soak
*sow
*passover

Math and fun activities: Adding numbers (+)
*Learn the names of some flowers
* Grow grass
* examining and sorting seeds
* Number stories (coming to the park)
* Earth Day collage

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday- Bowling Trip

Tuesday – Choir/Yoga ( easy shoes)

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday – Show and Tell / Earth Day!!!!

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝

PK114

Newsletter for the Week of April 11th, 2016

Literacy Focus:
* Plants
* letter “Mm”
* Phonemic awareness

At Home:
*Practice writing “Mm”
* Practice writing “#13”
* sight words
* beginning sound of words( phonemic awareness)

Reminders:
* bowling trip April 18
* PTA meeting April 19 at 6 PM

Parent Involvement:
* Our classroom supplies are running low. We need… Clorox wipes, baby wipes, brown and black Crayola crayons.

Books We’re Reading
* The Tiny Seed
* Mouse Paint
* Sunflower House
* Seasons
* A Book of Poems

Words To Know:
*Mammoth
*bulge
*shiver
*petals

Math and fun activities: Adding numbers (+)
*Color mixing
* Name and write about the parts of the plant
* Color, cut and create a flower
* Number stories

WEEK AT A GLANCE :

Monday- HOSH YOGA ( 15min)/ Choir

Tuesday – Yoga ( easy shoes)

Wednesday-

Thursday-

Friday – Show and Tell

💝Thank you for ALL you do💝