Jan 30th- Feb 3rd Class News

Last week: We celebrated our 100th day of school! I can’t believe we are already there. This year is flying by. They have all grown so much since day one.

Phonics: We introduced our long vowel rules. We will be reciting our rules and practicing them everyday. I would like you to practice with your child at home as well. We are now marking vowels. I have sent home the Special Sound charts. Special Sounds are basically sounds in a word that do not follow our usual rules.

Short vowel rule: If there is one vowel in word, it makes the short vowel sound and I put a smiley face on top.

Long Vowel rule: If there are two vowels in a word, the first vowel says its name and the second vowel is silent. I put a stick on top the first and cross out the second.

Numbers: We will keep practicing numbers 1-99. Make sure they know those numbers. Keep practicing time, money, and now adding 1 and 0 to numbers 1-9. We will continue to focus on counting by 10s this week as well as focusing on the dime. Last week we began reviewing number words. You can practice those as well.

Memory Verse of the Week: Each week, your child will memorize a verse, we do A-Z, they will get their card on Mondays so you can use it to practice throughout the week.

This week’s memory verse is…

U- “Unto Thee, O God, do we give thanks.” Psalm 75:1

Events:February 1st– Interims issued

February 16th– Kindergarten Graduation pictures

Don’t Forget: Please don’t forget to check your child’s folder each day. I send home important information in the folders and the behavior chart/ homework chart need to be initialed everyday. Also, please check snack schedule each day to know when it is your day. The pink bag will also be sent home for your day as a reminder. Please have your child color the pictures in the homework packet each day. Interims will be issued this Wednesday only to students who have a C or D average in one of our class subjects.

Homework:

Monday: Please complete homework packet for Monday. Review letter sound and numbers orally with them as well. Review pages 45-46 from My Blend and Word Book and pages 2-3 of Book 2 “I Learn to Read.” Practice U memory verse.

Tuesday: Please complete homework packet pages for Tuesday. Review letter sounds and numbers orally with them as well. Review pages 46-47 of My Blend and Word Book and in Book 2 “I Learn to Read” pages 4-5. Practice U memory verse.

Thursday: Please complete homework packet pages for Thursday. Review letter sounds and numbers orally with them as well. Review pages 47-48 of My Blend and Word Book and pages 6-7 of Book 2 “I Learn to Read”. Practice U memory verse

You con contact me at esmith@vcagators.netGod bless! Love in Christ, Erin Smith

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