Our week in kindergarten:

Story pattern, color words, fiction/non-fiction, comparing words  
Sight word- what
Used 's on our name to show possession  
Made a class book about things we love
Made a class book about what we look like at age 100
Practiced ending sounds of words
Added the poem "Raindrops" to our poetry folders
All day:
Wrote about what we would like 100 of, do with $100, eat 100 of and what we can do 100 of
Added to our favorites journal and wrote about our favorite holiday
Read A Color of His Own and made a paper lizard

Made ladybugs and made a addition sentence with the dots
Leap graphing- leaping to different spots and graphing the data they collected from each spot
Continued our estimation station- your child will have the chance to bring home the jar for them to fill and for us to learn how to estimate- the directions will come home with the jar- we will be doing this for the next several weeks
Practiced skip counting by 2's, 5's & 10's
All day:
Practiced graphing and did 4 different leap graphs 

We learned about our healthy eating from the nursing students from University of Detroit Mercy at Aquinas. 
All Day:
We talked more about healthy eating and made a lunch tray with food pictures cut out from magazines 

We learned about being members of the church, we talked about Baptism and becoming part of the church family

Social Studies-
We read The Grouchy Ladybug and talked about how to react when you or someone may be grumpy and compared him to the kind ladybug in the story
All day:
We learned about listening skills 1. look at the person 2. keep still 3. think We practiced these skills and played listening bingo, were they had to listen to different sounds and find it on their game board 

Zoo Phonics Snack
Thank you to Finn's family for the Luigi's lemon ice cups for letter L snack!

February 22- K- Brown
March 1- U- Lowery

Thank you for volunteering to bring in our letter snack, please bring the snack in on Wednesday

VIP- Evan was our VIP this week! He shared a pictures of his family. His grandma Wanda was our guest reader. He shared his blanket from when he was a baby, his favorite toy was his marble maze ball.  He had a remote control helicopter in the surprise box.  Thanks for sharing with us Connor!

Next VIP: Emily

Valentine’s Day Feb. 14th:

Snack- Swailes

Drinks- Swailes

Paper products

(napkins, plates, cups)- Foster

Important dates:

February 14- Valentine's Day party- students are invited to bring in simple valentines for each child in our class, we have 13 students

February 16- Field trip to the children's museum, we will leave IHM at 12:30 and return at 2:30- Please turn in permission slips by Wednesday

February 20-21- No School- Winter Break

Sight words to know and practice: 
good, I, can, we, the, like, a, see, be, go, to, have, of, is, play, are, for, you, this, do, what

Next book orders will be in March


Class Code - HG7VB

Order Due Date - 

Here are a few links to great websites for you to enjoy with your children: 

Starfall      Storyline Online   Sheppard Software
Immaculate Heart of Mary School, immersed in the 
teachings of the Catholic Church, is dedicated to 
providing excellent spiritual and academic formation 
in the development of well-rounded individuals centered in Christ.