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Ms. Batte’s Kindergarten News For the Week of September 16 - 20, 2013 Important Dates Classroom News We still have several students who haven’t turned Friday, September 20th – End of in their class t-shirt money. Please be sure to do so as soon as possible—making payments is Cookie Dough Sale perfectly acceptable! Thank you! Friday, October 4th – End of On Tuesday, we welcomed a new student to our the first 9 weeks grading classroom, Broynson Whitaker. We had a great period! first week together! Monday, October 7th – Friday, Don’t forget to join Planet K-8! Just visit October 11th – Fall Break, NO www.planetk8.com to register! This cool site allows me to send out instant notifications and/or SCHOOL! reminders to you via e-mail or text message (your choice!) 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 be alerted every time a new post is made. I post Birthdays info and/or pictures a couple times each week. You can also find fun learning websites for your Ms. Batte – Sept. 30th 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—whether you’ve had a chance to read the book or not. 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: Hot Dog on a Bun or Fish & Shrimp Basket; cole slaw, baked beans, Reading: This week our focus stories will help us to answer the question, "What kinds of work do people do?". We will begin with realistic oven fries, sliced peaches, and apple slices fiction book entitled Pizza at Sally's by Monica Wellington. Sally the pizza Tuesday: Spaghetti w/ Meat Sauce & maker makes pizza. She grows tomatoes in the community garden for the Breadstick or Whole Grain Mac ‘n Cheese; sauce. She gets cheese in the shop down the street. She buys flour from the green beans, breaded squash, pear halves, mill for the dough. We will follow Sally throughout all of her tasks as Sally and orange wedges prepares, mixes, and bakes delicious pizzas. Wednesday: Turkey & Gravy or Beef We will also work with an informational text--Everybody Works by Shelley Dippers; baby red mashed potatoes, green Rotner and Ken Kreisler. The photographs and simple text show us the many peas, fresh strawberries, and grapes ways in which work can be accomplished. Thursday: Chicken Sandwich or Grilled Through these stories we will be focusing on the following skills: Ham & Cheese Sandwich; veggie tortilla identifying beginning sounds, recognizing words in oral sentences, pausing for soup, tossed salad, sandwich toppings, punctuation, action verbs, and learning to use the text and pictures together cantaloupe chunks, and bananas to develop meaning. Friday: Hamburger/Cheeseburger or BBQ High-Frequency Word: and (Please continue to practice I, like, and the at on a Bun; Potato Smiles, Tuscan Blend home as well!) vegetables, sandwich toppings, fresh fruit cup, and pineapple tidbits Selection Vocabulary (Pizza at Sally's): customers, dough, famous, perfect, sprinkled, stretchy Oral Vocabulary (Everybody Works): creating, delivering, hobby, and protecting Math: This week will finish up our unit on Positional words. We will review what we’ve learned on Monday, and take our Posttest on Tuesday. We will have our Pretest for Topic 3 (Patterns) on Wednesday and begin Related Arts working with shape patterns, as well as learning to compare and create patterns Schedule on Thursday and Friday. Week C Monday: Music Important Info Tuesday: Library Thank you to those who are participating in our school fundraiser – selling Little Lambs Cookie Wednesday: P.E. Dough! All money and order forms are due on Friday, September 20th! We hope to spend the Thursday: Art money that we make as a school on iPads for the classrooms. There are so many things we could Friday: Music do with iPads in the classroom—so sell that dough, boys and girls! Be sure not to approach strangers, but, mom and dad, however, can take **Please make sure that your your brochure with them to work! Once again, child wears tennis shoes on P.E. thank you for your support! days!
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