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The Vincent News Report
Week of February 20, 2018
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!
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:
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.