May and June Kindergarten News
Wow! About 40school days left! We want to
say how proud we are at the progress all of the students have made since
September! We have seen so much growth both academically and socially;
they’ve become so much more independent. At this point in the year we have reviewed
all the letter sounds and the kids are incorporating their knowledge into their
writing. We practice reading and writing
daily and their number sense is increasing, too. We’ve heard from so many parents how the
kids are reading to them. That is music
to our ears! They do love to read and
write for enjoyment and there are so many ways to keep it fun. See below for
some easy ideas.
1) shopping lists
2) phone message
4) rhyming words
6) staple paper together to make a little book
them a staple or tape and you’ve given them gold!)
Take turns reading pages
Reread a familiar story with using different
voices for the character
Act out your child’s favorite part
Find funny stories to read
Over the summer, make it your routine to go to
the library regularly. The library will give
your son/daughter a library card of
May and June offer many opportunities for the children to learn about the world
around them and here are some highlights:
we will learn about plants.
onto bugs and butterflies.
animals to help prepare us for our field trip to Dalby Farm.
Money, Money! Piggy Banks, Heads or
Tails?, and Store are part of this theme!
introduce the Solar System and it is a huge hit with the kids.
May 17 Field
Trip to Dalby Farm
May 20-24 Show and Tell
May 28 Memorial Day-No School
June 12 Kindergarten
Sing-A-Long 2:30 (more details to follow)
June 14 Field Day
June 27 Last day of school
Here's the complete list of sight words that our kindergartners will have learned by the end of the year.
I a an am my the to like come he here this for see
look you what where do go one two me up down we want who
out they she are good and there give little have that
Mrs. Forestell and Mrs. Ridge