April 24 - May 5, 2017

posted May 5, 2017, 8:00 AM by oshea@norfolk.k12.ma.us

These Weeks We . . .                         April 24 - May 5, 2017

·      returned from vacation and wrote about and illustrated in our journals about something fun we did over vacation

·      continued writing new poems and learning new poems

·      celebrated our Earth throughout the week. We learned about ways we could make a difference in taking care of our earth, ASK ME what we can do at home

·      had a whole school Earth Day assembly in the back of the school by the Kunde Forest, kindergarten sang “Hello World”, ASK ME to sing you a little

·      met with our Guided Reading groups, boy are we becoming great readers!

·      Our whole class went down to the office and read a poem over the loud speaker, ASK ME which poem we read

·      finished poetry month (April) with a wonderful “Poetry Party”, thank you to Mrs. Rizzo and Mrs. McKillop for organizing all the goodies and to all the Moms and Dads that sent things in, we hope you enjoyed the party!

·      had “Reader’s Workshop” where we became “Avid Readers”, and played pretend with our partners, acting out our books, ASK ME who I played with and what book I acted out

·      started to write “informational” stories, ASK ME what I am writing about

·      practiced sentence dictation and tapping CVC words on the magnetic boards and dry erase boards, used the digraphs; wh; ch; sh; th and ck in words

·      had jump roping expert Mark Rothstein come to school and teach us how to jump rope and showed us some awesome tricks, thank you P.T.A.

·      in science we learned a lot about bees, Mr. and Mrs. Clough brought some of their bees to show us and teach us and we also got to spin some honey

·      in math we have been learning about subtraction and finding different addends in our subtraction number sentences

F.Y.I. - Mark your calendars

~ Southwick Zoo Field Trip, Friday, May 19th; don’t forget to send in your permission slip and payment, let me know if you are interested in being a chaperone

         ~ Kindergarten Memory Show, Monday, June 12th, 1:45

         ~ Last day of kindergarten, Tuesday, June 13th, a full day