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Home 860 - 799- 6158

Cell 845 - 242 - 1276

School 877 -5720


(I am usually at school at 6:45 and try to


leave by 3:45 most days.  I can usually be reached after 6:00 at

 night. I would rather you call or text me if you have a

question or need to know something rather than wait until the

morning so I can clear up whatever it may be!) 

 


 

 

 

 

 

The Vincent News Report

Week of February 20, 2018

Upcoming Events:   

 

 

Tuesday, February 20:  Day 5:  Gym  Must have sneakers

Wednesday, February 21:  Day 6:  Library  Must bring back book

Thursday, February 22:  Day 1:  Morning Gym  Must have sneakers

Friday, February 23:  Day 2:  Music

Monday, February 26:  Day 3:  Computer

Tuesday, February 27:  Day 4:  Art

Wednesday, February 28:  Day 5:  Gym  Must have sneakers

 


 RECESS:  The children go outside EVERY day UNLESS the temperature is below

 20 degrees or the weather is inclement.  Please send in snow pants, boots, hats, winter

coats, change of clothes including socks and underwear!

 


Reading/Language/Phonics:

 

   We are talking about characters and setting of a story.  We are also talking about fiction and non-fiction stories.  We are 

making predictions, singing the ABC song, rhyming, concepts of print, distinguishing between letters and numbers, blending 

syllables, book handling, environmental print, nouns for animals and things, the alphabet, 

 

Letters introduced:  Tt, Ff, Bb, Nn, Mm, Ii, Uu, Cc, Oo, Aa, Gg, Dd, Ss, Ee, Pp,Jj, Ll, Hh, Kk, Vv, Ww, Yy, Xx, Qq, qu, Zz

New Letters of the week:  We have completed the entire alphabet

Trick words:  I, am, like, the, a, see, and, to, come, me, some, with, by, what, you

New Trick word(s) for the week:  have, so, is, of, where

 

Essential Question:  What kinds of things do scientists study?


Phonological Awareness:  Blend phonemes, middle sound

Fluency:  pause for punctuation

Comprehension Skills and Strategies:  main idea

Target Strategy:  summarize

Vocabulary Strategies:  classify and categorize, science words

Grammar:  sentence parts: questions

Writing: opinion writing  Focus trait:  organization


Math:    We have taken Chapter Test 5:  Addition.  We are beginning Chapter 6:  Subtraction

 


Essential Question:  How can you show subtraction?

Chapter 5 Math Vocabulary:  subtract, minus

Math Vocabulary:  one, two, match, three, four, five, pairs, larger, zero, fewer, more, same number, compare, greater,

less, six, seven, eight, nine, ten, add, plus, is equal to

 

 Counting for next report card is to 50.

Please help your child to recognize the number words from one through ten, numbers from 1 through 10 and be 

able to have 1:1 correspondance

 

 


 

If your child is having difficulty with:

 

Reading:

If you child is having difficulty with letters and sounds, we are working in small groups using picture cards, matching, bingo and simpler books.  We are also practicing writing our names properly.  Please refer to the page sent home with multi-sensory activities.  Please practice rhyming with your child! 

 

If your child knows their letters and sounds, we will be working in small groups reading books and doing journal pages with writing and illustrations.  We are working on sounding out words. Please practice rhyming with your child.  If your child does know their letters and sounds, work on tapping out CVC words with them.  (ie:  cat, map)


Please practice non-sense words too!  A packet will be coming home!

 

If your child is excelling in math, we are working on more difficult patterns and higher number writing and counting. Counting for Kindergarten is up to 100.

 

 

 


Wingdale Elementary School   6413 Route 55   Wingdale, NY 12594   Phone: (845) 877-5720   Fax: (845) 877-5729

The Dover Union Free School District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities.  
The following people have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies:

Donna Basting, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Staff Development, and Technology
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1233 

Genie Angelis, High School Principal
2368 Route 22, Dover Plains, NY  12522
845-877-5700 x1143

For further information on notice of non-discrimination, visit http://wdcrobcolp01.ed.gov/CFAPPS/OCR/contactus.cfm for the address and phone number of the office that serves your area, or call 1-800-421-3481.

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