Tuesday, March 26, 2019

Hundley’s Headlines for March 25 - 29, 2019


                                                     
Parents: We are winding down on the BOX TOP competition.  Please turn in all box tops that you can get your hands on.  Thanks so much!  We want to WIN the competition again!

Announcement:  The kindergarten classes will present out knowledge of bees at our EXPO on Tuesday, May 7 from 6:00-6:30.  You all are invited to come so we can share what we have learned.  More information will come at a later time.  Please put the date and time on your calendar.


NOTES:
·       Please send a note or email if your child is absent.  We are submitting these to the office.  Thanks so much!
·       Thanks for including an extra set of clothes in your child’s bookbag in case there is a mishap/accident. The playground is still wet and we kindergarteners have spills on occasion.  Having a set of clothes really helps!


HOMEWORK:  In order to keep your child’s academics on task and progressing as needed….
·       Reading:
o    new power words: going, make, give  (we  have learned all of the 1G power words and we are beginning 2G power words)
o    learn sounds sp-, sk-, and sm-  
o    know ALL Power Words (old and new), know them at FLASH SPEED
o    continue reading and logging 2 steps every night
o    continue reading skills: using beginning letter sounds for unfamiliar words, ask and answer questions about stories we read, identify the setting and characters, identify fiction / non-fiction, know what the author and illustrator do
·       Writing:
o    continue with writing skills of using meatball spacing between words, capital letters for beginning sentences, lower case letters for rest of words, form letters correctly by forming letters within the lines and touching the correct lines
·       Math:
o    learning about ‘fair share’ (fractions) Are the parts equal?  We say, “Is it a fair share?”  (make sure one part isn’t bigger than the other)
o    gather date and make a graph
o    review the identification of coins (penny, nickel, dime, quarter)
o    count by 1s, 5s and 10s to 110
o    identify the number before and the number after a given number
·       Science / Social Studies:
o   Entomology:  continue studying bees à the bee life cycle

WEBSITES: 
·       www.starfall.com
·       www.abcmouse.com
·       Reading Eggs
·       Teach Your Monster How to Read (Usborne Company)
·       ABCya
·       Super Why (PBS Kids)


DATES:  
·       Mar. 27 – Pizza Bingo (6:00 p.m.)
·       Apr. 2 – BayPort Savings Day
·       Apr. 11 – Spring portrait make-up day
·       Apr. 13 – 21 – Spring Break!


ENCORE:  (1:15-2:05)
·       Monday - ART
·       Tuesday – LIBRARY (return library books)
·       Wednesday – MUSIC
·       Thursday – PE (wear tennis shoes)
·       Friday – STEM
·       Monday, April 1 – CODING

Thursday, January 31, 2019

Hundley’s Headlines for January 22-February 1, 2019



NOTES:
·      If your child is absent, be sure to submit a note to school to verify the reason for their absence.  It is always beneficial to include any doctor notes or appointment documentation.  Thank you so much!


HOMEWORK:  In order to keep your child’s academics on task and progressing as needed….
·       Reading:
o    Important:  know ALL Power Words (old and new), know them at FLASH SPEED; new POWER WORDS: why, on, and
o    learn about the short /e/ sound and look for word patterns with –en, and -et  (den, ben, men)  (wet, bet, set) (den, ben, men)
o    know and use the correct letter sounds for the consonant letters
o    ask and answer questions about books we read
o    make predictions about stories and events
o    identify the characters and setting in books that we read aloud
o    be able to tell the difference between fiction and not-fiction books
o    count syllables
·       Writing:
o    write our name using the lines, a beginning capital/upper case letter, and the rest lower case
o    write down our thoughts and ideas on paper
o    write sentences using the letter sounds
o    write sentences using meatball spacing
o    correctly form letters on the lines
·       Math:
o    Identify the number that comes before or after a given number (1-100)
o    review length, height, weight
o   learn about thermometers and measure temperature
o   count to 110, by 1s, 5s, and 10s
o   identify numbers 1-20
·       Science / Social Studies:
o    Ecology:  learn about the savannas and the forests (ecosystem, plants, animals, and food chains)


WEBSITES: 
·       www.starfall.com
·       www.abcmouse.com


DATES:  
  • Jan. 31 – ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ Kickoff (PK-1@9:40-10:15; 2-3@10:25-11:00)
  • Feb. 1 – Go Team! Day – wear your favorite team jersey / t-shirt
  • Feb. 5 – Bayport Savings Day   

ENCORE:  (1:15-2:05)
·       Monday – NO SCHOOL – MLKJr
·       Tuesday – MUSIC
·       Wednesday – PE (wear tennis shoes)
·       Thursday – STEM
·       Friday – CODING
·       Monday & Tuesday – STUDENT HOLIDAYS
·       Wednesday, January 30 – ART
·       Thursday, January 31 – LIBRARY (return your library book )
·       Friday, February 1 - MUSIC

Monday, January 14, 2019

Hundley Headlines for January 14-18, 2019

                                        
Parents,
Please sign up for a conference on the Sign Up Genius site that I sent through the email.  Remember to bring your student for their portion of the conference.  I look forward to talking with you. 

Please consider helping with the PTA as we all would appreciate your involvement.  Become a part of one of the best PTA’s ever!


HOMEWORK:  In order to keep your child’s academics on task and progressing as needed….
·       Reading:
o    new power words: why, on, and
o    learn about the short /a/ sound – look for patterns with –ad, and -ap
o    know ALL Power Words (old and new), know them at FLASH SPEED
o    know and use the correct letter sounds for the consonant letters
o    ask and answer questions about books we read
o    make predictions about stories and events
o    identify the characters and setting in books that we read aloud
o    be able to tell the difference between fiction and not-fiction books
o    count syllables
·       Writing:
o    write our name using the lines, a beginning capital/upper case letter, and the rest lower case
o    write down our thoughts and ideas on paper
o    write sentences using the letter sounds and using meatball spacing
o    form correctly the letters we have learned
·       Math:
o    graphing (collect data, use picture graphs, and tally marks)
o    measure and compare the length of objects (taller, shorter, longer)
o    measure and compare the weight and capacity of two objects
o    count by 1s up to 110; count by 10s; count by 5s; identify our numbers 1-20
·       Science / Social Studies:
o    Ecology:  learn about the savannas and the plants and animals that live there


WEBSITES: 
·       www.starfall.com
·       www.abcmouse.com


DATES
·       Jan. 18 – “My Hero” dress up day…Let’s represent those real people who’ve made a real difference!
·       Jan. 18 – Snow Ball (6:00 – 7:30 p.m.)
  • Jan. 21 – NO SCHOOL - MLK Jr Day
  • Jan. 28-29 - NO SCHOOL – Student Holidays / Teacher Workdays
  • Jan. 31 – ‘Jump Rope for Heart’ Kickoff (PK-1@9:40-10:15; 2-3@10:25-11:00)
  • Feb. 5 – Bayport Savings Day   


ENCORE:  (1:15-2:05)
·       Monday – PE (wear tennis shoes)
·       Tuesday - STEM
·       Wednesday – CODIMG
·       Thursday – ART
·       Friday – LIBRARY (return library books)
·       Monday, Jan. 21 – MUSIC