mrbolster Mr. Bolster
Elbridge Elementary Kindergarten Teacher
 
Kindergarten News
June 4-8, 2001

Special Sentence: This Friday we will have pizza from the P.T.A.

Target Skills:
· Identify and print all letters of alphabet
· Recognize sound at beginning, middle and end of words
· Use reading strategies to decode new words in a sentence
· To write two or more related sentences with initial uppercase letter, spaces between words and punctuation at the end of each sentence
· To recognize 39 Kdg. Sight words
· To tell how people are alike and different
· To recognize and write numbers to 31
· To create a variety of patterns
· To show simple subtraction with manipulative
· To count to 100 by 1’s, 5’s, and 10’s
· Character education concept is Patience

Tues. June 5: Parent Information Night and registration for next year’s Kindergarten students
Fri. June 8: PTA Penny Drive Pizza parties
Mon. June 11: Kite Nite   The children have made their own kites. You will need to provide a spool of string. Your whole family is welcome! Refreshments will be served.


Other Dates to Remember:
· Thurs. June 14: Flag Day   Students will parade to the Elbridge Post Office to say the Pledge and Sing patriotic songs
· Mon. June 18:  K-2 Field days
· Tues. June 19: 2:00 dismissal
· Wed. June 20: Noon Dismissal
· Thurs. June 21: Kindergarten Certificates distributed at 11:00 AM, Noon dismissal, Last day of classes

Ways To Help at Home:
· Practice Kindergarten sight words daily
· Practice reciting complete address
· Practice counting to 100 by ones, tens and fives
· Practice recognizing umbers to 31 in random order and printing them
· Practice identifying pennies, nickels, and dimes and their values
· Have your child well rested and at school unless ill as testing is being done throughout the week
· Have your child wear sneakers everyday as recess will be on the playground unless it rains and sandals are a safety risk on play equipment
· Apply sunscreen before your child comes to school each day
My Quia activities and quizzes
Upper and Lowercase Letter Matching
https://www.quia.com/jg/136312.html
These games are designed for students who are entering or are in the first couple months of kindergarten.
Addition and Subtraction
https://www.quia.com/cb/13858.html
This game is available as a demo for what is to come.
Useful links
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