Friday, November 15, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of November 18, 2019


Kindergarten News for the Week of November 18, 2019
Reading
Our Unit 2 essential question is: “What do living things need?”  This week’s story is a persuasive text called “Run, Jump, and Swim.”  It discusses why exercise is important and good for your body.

Math
Our essential question is: “How do we read, write, and count numbers up to 20?”  We will be reading, writing, and representing whole numbers from 0 to 20 with and without objects or pictures.

Announcements
Our class’s attendance dress down day will be on Monday, November 18.  Please keep an eye on your child’s folder.  Your child can only participate if they receive the attendance reward paper in his/her folder.

The weather has been getting much colder lately.  Please remember to send your child to school in a winter coat, gloves and a hat.  We go outside for recess every day unless it is raining or below 38 degrees. 

Thank you to everyone who returned their child’s report card envelope.  If you haven’t turned it in yet, please send it back to school by Monday, November 18.

Don’t forget to practice sight words with your child every night.

Our Encore schedule for this week is:
Monday – Day 2 – Library (Remember your book!)
Tuesday – Day 3 – Music
Wednesday –  Day 4 – Art
Thursday – Day 5 –P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Friday – Day 6 – Computers

If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, November 8, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of November 11, 2019


Kindergarten News for the Week of November 11, 2019
Reading
Our Unit 2 essential question is: “What do living things need?”  This week’s story is a persuasive text called “Run, Jump, and Swim.”  It discusses why exercise is important and good for your body.

Math
Our essential question is: “How do we read, write, and count numbers up to 20?”  We will be reading, writing, and representing whole numbers from 0 to 20 with and without objects or pictures.

Announcements
There is no school on Monday, November 11.  Enjoy your long weekend!

Scholastic Book Orders are due next Friday, November 15.

Friday, November 15 is a Spartan Dress Down Day.  Your child can wear a Spartan shirt with jeans/sweatpants if they bring $1.00 to school that day.

Please keep an eye on your child’s folder for attendance rewards.  Any child who missed 2 days of school or fewer will have a free dress down day with a blue shirt at some point next week.  When the paper comes home, the dress down day will be the following day.  Please keep in mind, our class’s dress down day may be different from the others in Kindergarten.  I will schedule our dress down on a day that we do not have P.E. class.

The weather has been getting much colder lately.  Please remember to send your child to school in a winter coat, gloves and a hat.  We go outside for recess every day unless it is raining or below 38 degrees. 

Report cards are coming home today.  Please sign and return the envelope.  You can keep the report card for your records.  Please keep in mind that many of the report card goals are for the END of the year.  Our goal is to see growth every marking period.  For example, if your child scores BEL in the first marking period, we would like to see BAS or PRO in the next marking period.  If you ever have any concerns about your child’s progress, feel free to contact me.

Don’t forget to practice sight words with your child every night!

Our Encore schedule for this week is:
Monday – No School!
Tuesday – Day 6 – Computers
Wednesday –  Day 7 – Music
Thursday – Day 8 –Art
Friday – Day 1 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)

If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, November 1, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of November 4, 2019


Kindergarten News for the Week of November 4, 2019
Happy November!  Don’t forget to set your clocks back an hour on Sunday!  Remember, after today no shorts can be worn until Daylight Savings Time begins in the Spring.

Reading
Our Unit 2 essential question is: “What do living things need?”  This week’s story is an informational text called “Open Wide!”  It discusses animal teeth and how different animals eat their food.

We will be focusing on the letter Gg as in goat.

Math
Our essential question is: “How do we read, write, and count numbers up to 10?”  We will be counting forward and backward with and without objects.

Announcements
We go out for recess every day unless it is raining.  Please remember to send your child to school in an appropriate coat so they are not cold when we are playing at recess.

If you have not sent in the $5.00 donation for party money, please do so as soon as possible.  Remember to put it in a labeled envelope.

Don’t forget to practice sight words with your child every night!

Our Encore schedule for this week is:
Monday – Day 1 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Tuesday – Day 2 – Library (Don’t forget your book!)
Wednesday –  Day 3 – Music
Thursday – Day 4 –Art
Friday – Day 5 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)

If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Monday, October 28, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 28, 2019


Kindergarten News for the Week of October 28, 2019
Reading
Our Unit 2 essential question is: “What do living things need?”  This week’s story is a fiction text called “Do We Need This?”.  It follows two pigs as they get ready to go on a hike.  They try to figure out what is really important to take with them.

We will be focusing on the letters Hh as in hot and Ll as in lemon.

Math
Our essential question is: “How do we read, write, and count numbers up to 5?”  We will be counting forward and backward with and without objects.

Announcements
The Fall Celebration will take place on Thursday, October 31.  Please send your child’s costume to school in his/her backpack.  Do not send your child your child to school in costume.  We will be changing into our costumes in the afternoon.  The Halloween parade will be streamed virtually on the district’s Facebook page.  Kindergarten will begin the parade at 1:30pm.

We go out for recess every day unless it is raining.  Please remember to send your child to school in an appropriate coat so they are not cold when we are playing at recess.

If you have not sent in the $5.00 donation for party money, please do so as soon as possible.  Remember to put it in a labeled envelope.

Don’t forget to practice sight words with your child every night!

Our Encore schedule for this week is:
Monday – Day 4 - Art
Tuesday – Day 5 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Wednesday –  Day 6 – Computers
Thursday – Day 7 –Music
Friday – Day 8 – Art

If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, October 18, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 21, 2019



Reading
Our Unit 2 essential question is: “What do living things need?”  This week’s story is an informational text called “From Nectar to Honey”.  We will learn about how bees make honey.
We will be focusing on the letters Oo as in off and Ff as in fun.

Math
Our essential question is: “How do we read, write, and count numbers up to 5?”  We will be learning to count a set of objects and demonstrate that the last number said tells the number of objects in the set.

Announcements
We go out for recess every day unless it is raining.  Please remember to send your child to school in a coat so they are not cold when we are playing at recess.

If you have not sent in the $5.00 donation for party money, please do so as soon as possible.  Remember to put it in a labeled envelope.

Scholastic book orders are due on Monday, October 21.

Don’t forget to practice sight words with your child every night!

Red Ribbon Week will take place next week!  The schedule of theme days is listed below.

Our Encore schedule for this week is:
Monday – Day 7 – Music – “We are RED-DY to say no to drugs!” - Wear red from head to toe.
Tuesday – Day 8 – Art – “Being drug free is JEAN-IOUS!” - Wear a Spartan shirt with jeans.
Wednesday –  Day 1 – P.E. – “Staying away from drugs is no sweat!” -  Wear a Spartan shirt with sweatpants.
Thursday – Day 2 – Library – “We are too bright for drugs!” - Wear bright clothing to school.
Friday – Day 3 – Music – “Team up against drugs!” - Wear a pink shirt to show that we are united in various causes.

If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 14, 2019


Kindergarten News for the Week of October 14, 2019
Reading
Our Unit 2 essential question is: “What do living things need?”  This week’s story is an informational text called “Animals on the Move”.  We will discuss how and why animals migrate.

We will be focusing on the letters Dd as in dinosaur and Kk as in kangaroo.

Math
Our essential question is: “How do we read, write, and count numbers up to 5?”  We will be learning to count a set of objects and demonstrate that the last number said tells the number of objects in the set.

Announcements
We go out for recess every day unless it is raining.  Please remember to send your child to school in a coat so they are not cold when we are playing at recess.

There is no school on Monday, October 14.  Enjoy your long weekend!

Friday, October 18 will be a $1 Spartan Dress Down Day.  Your child can wear jeans/sweatpants and a Spartan shirt if they bring a donation of $1.00 to school that day.

Don’t forget to practice sight words with your child every night!

Our Encore schedule for this week is:
Monday – No School!
Tuesday – Day 3 - Music
Wednesday –  Day 4 – Art
Thursday – Day 5 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Friday – Day 6 – Computers

If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239

Friday, October 4, 2019

Kindergarten News for the Week of October 7, 2019



Reading
Our Unit 1 essential question is: “What makes a place special?” This week, we will be reviewing our past stories, as well as researching and writing about museums.

We will be focusing on the letters Aa as in ant and Ii as in igloo.

Math
Our essential question is: “How do we read, write, and count numbers up to 5?”  We will be learning to count a set of objects and demonstrate that the last number said tells the number of objects in the set.

Announcements
We go out for recess every day unless it is raining.  Please remember to send your child to school in a coat so they are not cold when we are playing at recess.

Monday, October 7 is Bully Prevention Day.  If your child wears a blue shirt, he/she can also dress down in jeans or sweatpants on that day.

The Book Fair is this week!  Our class will shop on Monday, October 7 during our encore time.  If you would like your student to purchase books, please send their money in a labeled envelope on Monday.

The Fall Festival will be held on Thursday, October 10.  Please send your child to school in sneakers and gym clothes.  If it is chilly, remember to send a coat since we will be outside for the majority of the day.  You do not need to send a snack for your child that day.

Friday, October 11 is a half day for students.  Dismissal will be at 12 noon.  We will not have snack on Friday.  There will be no school for students on Monday, October 14.  Enjoy your long weekend!

Don’t forget to practice sight words with your child every night!

Our Encore schedule for this week is:
Monday – Day 6 - Computers  (Book Fair shopping!)
Tuesday –  Day 7 – Music
Wednesday – Day 8 - Art
Thursday – Day 1 – P.E. (Remember your sneakers!)
Friday – Day 2 – Library (Don’t forget your book!)

If you ever have any questions, feel free to contact me at any time.  Have a wonderful week!
Mrs. Frushon
(570)874-3661 ext. 3239