What are we learning in K-1?
Sight words: I am the little to a have we he for she with me you they are has to do
We are learning! We are continuing to learn how to be an active participant in the classroom while following directions, being kind and having fun!
We will be focusing on social skills, fine motor skills, being a good friend and classmate, and learning as best we can! Small and Whole Group learning is an important part of our day in kindergarten.
We will be doing literacy & math center work, which motivate learning and encourage cooperation.
ELA~ Letters (identification, writing, sound), rhyming, syllables, beginning, middle and ending sounds, short a word families, short i word families, short o word families, short e sound, short u sound, digraphs (th, wh, sh, ch)
Listening & Learning Strand: We will listen to and discuss different stories-- Chicken Little, Three Little Pigs, Three Billy Goats Gruff, Wolf & the Seven Little Kids, The Breman Town Musicians
Math~ Numbers 1-20 (identification, writing), counting, sorting, patterns, simple adding, hidden partners, shapes, more/less, comparison, measurement
Math--> Common Core Module 4 - number bonds, more & less, number sentences
- We begin addition and subtraction!
Religion~ God loves me!, God made the world and everything in it, 7 days of creation, I am a gift from God, We are waiting for Jesus, Mary & Joseph- the Holy Family, Jesus grew up in Nazareth, the Holy Trinity
~ Meet with the seminarian to learn about God's gifts (sky, land, water, animals, nature)
~ Keep your Lenten promise
Seasonal~ March comes in like a Lion and goes out like a Lamb, end of winter (what happens in nature) --> beginning of Spring
Science/STEM- Motion, push & pull, magnets, seasons, 5 senses
Social Studies- Communities- who and what are in your community; Needs and Wants (what do we need to survive, what do want), symbols, rules & laws, being a good citizen
Other (just as important!): Holding a pencil and crayon correctly, right & left, color words, vowels
~ Days of the week & months of the year- identify their name and know the sequence!
~ Everyone should be writing their name with an uppercase letter first and the rest lowercase