Kindergartners singing in the MPR
for two shows.
We had great fun doing the "Tooty Ta" with our friends.
We shared books.
We loved taking pictures
and wish that we could share all of the pictures taken! We
will be saving them for the end of the year show.
We would like to thank
everyone who was able to come to celebrate our Grandparents and
Special Friends Day.
you Mrs. Bergman for your very generous bid of $120 for our class
project. She was thrilled to have our flower pot
for her yard!
Mrs. Slegers helped us make our hanging turkeys. Is that a
We made a very cute
turkey to tell all the things that we are thankful for.
VIP of the Week!
We learned that she
loves the color purple, she would like to visit her grandparents in
Apple Valley, and she loves to eat broccoli and chicken nuggets.
She also loves to swing!!
Patterns for our November calendar.
We made little books for
our treasure box to help us learn how to track the words as we read.
Please continue to practice this skill at home with your child.
illustrated our little books.
Mrs. Critchell would
like to thank everyone for the beautiful, edible fruit basket.
was almost too pretty to eat....but, we all did enjoy it! It
was a wonderful
games to help us learn the letter sounds and names. Please
continue to work
on these at home. Also, don't forget to visit
www.starfall.com for lots of
fun games to play for beginning reading skills. If your child
already knows all of the letters
and sounds, there are lots of games there to help him/her start to
blend for beginning reading skills.
We celebrated Veteran's
Day with making a poppy and learning a little poem about
this important holiday. We also had two Veteran's speak to the
whole school at our flag ceremony. Ask your child to tell you
the story of why we use the poppy to celebrate Veteran's Day.
Award Winners for Language Arts, Citizenship, On a Roll, and
Everyone loves recess!
Fun Photos this week
The Share Sack
Doing Trimester Assessments
retelling the story "There was an Old Lady Who Swallowed a Pie!"
Free Choice Fun
for our Family
Preparing for our
patterned placemats with our Reading Buddies.
We also made our
vests and beaded necklaces.
The food was
wonderful and we thank everyone for the very generous donations.
Birthday to Miss E!!
celebrated Miss E's fifth birthday with great cupcakes and drinks
that she brought for everyone. She picked the princess package
from the birthday box as her prize. Thanks so much for sharing
your birthday with us.
loved the little book, "The Scarecrow" to help us learn color words
and how to track words as we read. Please continue to
reinforce this by having your child point to the words as you read.
They loved the little crow on the stick to help them point to each
We read about the legend of
the poinsettia and made beautiful pictures.
We are doing a unit on the story of the Gingerbread Man for the
month of December. We will be reading lots of different
versions of the book and would appreciate any books that you have of
the story that you would like to share. Mrs. Todd and our
aide, Miss Carol, did a great job of making our own gingerbread
house! Look closely and you can see the gingerbread man in the
window. This was a part of the story that we read of "The
Gingerbread Baby" by Jan Brett.
Nitty Gritty Things
1. We would
like to have any three pound, metal coffee cans that anyone might
have. We will be using them for an upcoming project.
continue to read each night for 20 minutes for our RAH program.
When each child returns their RAH log at the first of each month,
they receive a special "Book Worm" button and a chance to win free
books. The November log should be sent in on Monday, December
following items have been posted on our "Wish List" for the month of
December. If you have any of these things that you could
share, we would greatly appreciate it.
1. Large 2 pd. container of cinnamon (Smart and Final)
2. Small (approx. 1 inch) Holiday foam pieces or stickers
3. Holiday sparkly stickers