Our week in kindergarten:

Categorizes, making comparisons, sound blending, picture clues 
Sight word- me, my
Learned about how Queenie and Umber are quality friends that like to stick together- qu
Wrote about things that are quiet
Read color words to color a quilt
Added "Humpty Dumpty" poem to our poetry folders
Made a class quilt with things that we love about kindergarten
Sorted the letters p, q, b & d
All day:
Matched pictures around the room to pictures that rhymed on our paper

Did a color by addition for Earth Day
We used q-tips to practice addition 
Practiced skip counting by 2's, 5's and 10's
All Day:
Skipped counted by 2's with flower pots

We talked about quiet and loud noises and took a quiet quiz
We also learned about chicks and eggs, we started incubating Isa Brown chicken eggs that take about 21 days to hatch, around May 5th! 
All Day:
We went on a quest for signs of spring and drew and wrote about what we saw 

We talked more about Easter and learned about how to care for God's Earth
We read many books about how to save energy, recycle, save water and protect nature

Social Studies-
We did a recycle sort and talked about all of the different things that can be recycled
We made an Earth craft and wrote what we will do to care for the Earth
All day:
We watched a video about how quarters are made, did crayon rubbings of state quarters and did a coin flipping activity

Zoo Phonics Snack
Thank you to Grace's family for the quick bread and Q-tips made from pretzels and white chocolate for letter Q snack!

April 26- J- Johnston
May 3- Y- Volunteer??
May 10- Z- Berkemeier

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

Important dates:
May 3: We will attend mass for May Crowning
May 9: VIP Day

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, and, what, little, said, here, we, was, he, has, she, look, me, my


Class Code - HG7VB

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teachings of the Catholic Church, is dedicated to 
providing excellent spiritual and academic formation 
in the development of well-rounded individuals centered in Christ.