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Ms. Batte’s Kindergarten News For the Week of September 9 - 13, 2013 Important Dates Classroom News We still have several students who haven’t turned Tuesday, September 10th – Pizza in their class t-shirt money. Please be sure to do Hut Spirit Night so as soon as possible—making payments is perfectly acceptable! Thank you! Wednesday, September 11th – Picture Day! We are still in need of an adult or 2 to assist us during our computer lab time each week. Our Friday, September 20th – End of time is from 1:00-1:45 every Thursday. Please contact me if you’re interested! Cookie Dough Sale Friday, October 4th – End of the Don’t forget to join Planet K-8! Just visit www.planetk8.com to register! This cool site allows first 9 weeks grading period! me to send out instant notifications and/or Monday, October 7th – Friday, reminders to you via e-mail or text message (your choice!) October 11th – Fall Break, NO SCHOOL! Please visit and “follow” our Classroom Website— http://msbatteskiddos.blogspot.com! You can “follow” by e-mail or through Google Plus and Twitter, if you have a Google or Twitter account. Look along the right-hand side of the site to find the “follow” links. If you “follow” our site, you will Birthdays be alerted every time a new post is made. I post info and/or pictures a couple times each week. Ms. Batte - 30 You can also find fun learning websites for your child to “play” on at home, as well as printable copies of the newsletter and calendar, and more info on the stories that we read each week. Literacy Tip: Please assist your child in reviewing their sight word ring (coming home Monday—to be returned daily) and allow them read their leveled reader to you each night. Sign the reading log in your child’s “book bag” and return all contents to school the next day. Thank you for your support! Ms. Jen Batte E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Watt Hardison Elem. Webpage: http://msbatteskiddos.blogspot.com 300 Gibson Street Portland, TN 37148 (615) 325-3233 Lunch Menu What We’re Learning Monday: Stuffed Crust Pizza or Breaded Pork Chop; pasta salad, green beans, fresh Reading: This week we will be focusing on two realistic fiction stories that will help us to answer the question, "Why do people have to take care of orange wedges, and blueberries their pets?" The first such story is I Have a Pet! by Shari Halpern. In this Tuesday: Grilled Chicken Sandwich or story, five children enter their pets in a show, and each takes a turn Breaded Cheese Sticks; baked potato, explaining the merits of his or her contestant, be it dog, cat, bird, hamster or Romaine salad, carrot sticks w/ dressing, lizard. Information on animal behavior, as well as care and feeding, are woven Gala apples, and melon cup throughout. All the entrants give such swell presentations that the judge has Wednesday: Tacos or Chicken Fajitas, no choice but to award everyone some kind of prize. refried beans, veggie boat, taco trimmings, Our second focus story this week will be Please, Puppy, Please, written by fresh strawberries, and sliced peaches Spike and Tonya Lewis Lee and illustrated by Kadir Nelson. Through this Thursday: Chicken Nuggets or Lasagna w/ story, we are introduced to two young children who are celebrating the joys Breadstick; garden salad, corn, bananas, and challenges of life with their new pet. Puppy is exuberant, energetic, and and plums as undisciplined as can be. The kids are thrilled with their uncontrollable new Friday: Mini Burger Sliders or Ham & friend, chasing him, playing with him, and trying to get him to behave. With these texts, we will be focusing on the following skills this week: Cheese Flatbread; waffle fries, broccoli beginning sounds, synonyms, story structure, and conclusions. trees & carrot sticks w/ dressing, fresh fruit cup, and grapes High-Frequency Word: the (Please continue to practice I and like at home, as well!) Oral Vocabulary Words (I Have a Pet!): cooperate, curious, interesting, slimy, smooth, and vet Selection Vocabulary Words (Please, Puppy, Please): fetch, outside, inside, and please Math: This week, we will be focusing on Positional Words and using them to correctly describe an object’s location. Related Arts Encourage your child to use words such as inside, outside, under, above, over, on, below, Schedule left, right, top, middle, and bottom in conversation. Week B Monday: Art Important Info Tuesday: Music Thank you to those who are participating in our school fundraiser – selling Little Lambs Wednesday: Library Cookie Dough! We hope to spend the money that we make as a school on iPads for the Thursday: P.E. classrooms. There are so many things we Friday: Art could do with iPads in the classroom—so sell that dough, boys and girls! Be sure not to approach strangers, but, mom and dad, **Please make sure that your however, can take your brochure with them child wears tennis shoes on P.E. to work! Once again, thank you for your days! support!
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