Shelley Umberson Written by  Nov 01, 2019

SK Week of Oct. 28- Nov.1


     What a fun filled week we have had in SK!!  We celebrated the letter H with hats, crazy hair, Halloween, and hotdogs with Headmaster Hancock!!


     We worked on our handwriting with extra emphasis on our blending (gl, cl, etc.) and incorporated blending words with use of a capital letter. We practiced our red words by playing some fun games called "Knock Out", Sparkle- Sparkle-Zap, Boom, and learned a few new songs!  We wrote in our journals about Halloween, created a picture with crazy hair, practiced our reading skills on Reading Eggs, sorted our hats to discuss similarities and differences, read in small group Bug Has A Hut , and are enjoying the chapter book The Candy Corn Contest that our teacher is reading aloud.


     We explored math this week with our two class pumpkins.  We estimated the height, diameter, and how many seeds our pumpkins would contain.  Then we talked about what measuring tool we should use to find the exact measurements of our pumpkins and compared our estimates or our actual measurements.  We designed, carved our big pumpkin, and then roasted our pumpkin seeds.  Boys are enjoying estimating a jar of goodies each week.  At the end of the week, we count the exact amount to practice counting by 2's and 10's.  The boy that estimates the closest to the exact amount, gets the goodies in the jar!!  We are also enjoying learning about bones , and are excited about our upcoming activities on Thanksgiving!


      Happy November!  The homework calendar for this month is in your son's folder.  Have a great weekend!



Shelley Umberson

Senior Kindergarten Teacher

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