Tuesday, October 9, 2018

October 8th-12th


Mrs. Kaber's Kindergarten News
October 8th-12th

Our Focus for the Week:

Character Formation:  
Week 8- Joseph Forgives His Brothers
Virtue- Integrity: God's power for you to be true to Him and yourself.  
Jesus Time:
God Speaks to Moses (Exodus 3)
Bible Words to Know: Speak, Lord, for Your servant hears. 1 Samuel 3:9
Math:
Lessons 31-34
Identifying, Describing, and Comparing Triangles and Squares
Naming a Shape Using Three Attributes (Shape, Color, and Size)
Describing the Relative Position of Objects
Identifying, Creating, and Extending AB Sound and Movement Patterns
Sorting a Collection of Objects
Oral Assessment (continued)
Handwriting:
Corner Capitals: Z
Center Starting Capitals: C, O
Number:5
Songs and Activities: Corner Capitals Review

Language Arts:
Making Meaning: Read- Friends at School
Being a Reader: Read- The More We Get Together
Shared Reading: Miss Mingo and the Fire Drill, Curious George at the Fire Station, Fire Engine No.9, Firefighter Ted, I want to be a Firefighter
Sight Words: we, are, am
Poem: The More We Get Together
Science:
The students are excited to start their weather observations.  We are learning about meteorologists and tools we use to measure weather. 
   
Specials
M-Spanish
T- P.E & Music
W- Library (Please return Library books today!)
Th- P.E
Friday- Choir

Dates to Remember:
October 19th- Class Harvest Party
October 24th- Breakfast with a Buddy
October 25th- NOON DISMISSAL (Parent teacher conferences)
October 26th- NO SCHOOL (Parent teacher conferences)

A Note from Mrs. Kaber:
Don't forget to turn in your church attendance form and your 1st Quarter service project form so I can enter it in the system.  Thank you!

Monday, October 1, 2018

October 1st-5th


Mrs. Kaber's Kindergarten News
October 1st-5th

Our Focus for the Week:

Character Formation:  
Week 7- Joseph Sold By His Brothers (Genesis 37)
Virtue- Responsibility: God's power for you to be accountable to God and others. 
Jesus Time:
Joseph's Brothers Get Food in Egypt (Genesis 41:37-45:15)
Bible Words to Know: For those who love God all things work together for good. Romans 8:28
Math:
Lessons 27-30 (2)
Acting Out Story Problems
Identifying Ordinal Position To And Forth
Covering Designs Using Pattern Blocks
Sequencing Daily Events
Oral Assessment
Handwriting:
Corner Capitals: XY
Number:4 (review)
Songs and Activities: Mystery Letters on the Chalkboard, Draw Mat Man

Language Arts:
Making Meaning: Read- Flower Garden
Being a Reader: Read- I Went Walking
Shared Reading: Caps For Sale, Jobs, Career Day, Fancy Nancy and the Fall Foliage, ABC of Jobs, Leaf Jumpers
Sight Words: the, are, I
Poem: School Carnival
Social Studies:
We will begin our Unit 3 with learning about work, different type jobs, and how people earn money and use money by trading it for goods.   
Specials
M-Spanish
T- P.E & Music
W- Library (Please return Library books today!)
Th- P.E
Friday- Choir

Dates to Remember:
October 19th- Class Harvest Party
October 24th- Breakfast with a Buddy
October 25th- NOON DISMISSAL (Parent teacher conferences)
October 26th- NO SCHOOL (Parent teacher conferences)

A Note from Mrs. Kaber:
I want to say Thank you to all the parent helpers that went on the field trip to Powder Valley last Friday.  The students really had a wonderful time and enjoyed finding all the items in nature.  Here are some pics from the trip...






Have a wonderful week!

Mrs. Kaber


Tuesday, September 25, 2018

September 24th-28th


Mrs. Kaber's Kindergarten News
September 24th-28th

Our Focus for the Week:

Character Formation:  
Week 6- Jacob Wrestles With God
Virtue- Courage: God's power for you to overcome fear.
Jesus Time:
Jacob Lies and Runs Away (Genesis 27; 28:10-22)
Bible Words to Know: Your steadfast love, O Lord, extends to the heavens. Psalm 26:5
Math:
Lessons 23-26
Naming a shape piece using three attributes (color, size, shape)
Matching a number card to a set of objects
Creating and reading an AB color pattern (with linking cubes)
Creating and reading an AB color pattern (with teddy bear counters)
Acting out Story Problems
Handwriting:
Corner Capitals: L U V W
Number:4
Songs and Activities: "Sliding Down to the End of the Alphabet"

Language Arts:
Making Meaning: Read- Cat's Colors
Being a Reader: Read- The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Shared Reading: Apple Picking, Fall Colors, Let It Fall, Little Tree, Because of an Acorn
Sight Words: the, are
Poem: The Itsy Bitsy Spider
Science:
We are learning about the different type leaves, the shapes, and colors that we will see in the fall.  We will be going to Powder Valley on Friday for our Tree Investigation.  Please turn your slips in tomorrow and let me know if you are able to help out.  
Specials
M-Spanish
T- P.E & Music
W- Library (Please return Library books today!)
Th- P.E
Friday- Choir

Dates to Remember:
September 28th- Powder Valley Field Trip
September 28th-29th- School Carnival at Lutheran South
October 19th- Class Harvest Party
October 24th- Breakfast with a Buddy
October 25th- NOON DISMISSAL (Parent teacher conferences)
October 26th- NO SCHOOL (Parent teacher conferences)

A Note from Mrs. Kaber:
This is a wonderful time of year where we can see many changes around us.  Go on a nature hunt and see how many things you can find, ask your child questions, and get outside and enjoy fall!

Sunday, September 9, 2018

September 10

Mrs. Kaber's Kindergarten News
September 10th-13th

Our Focus for the Week:

Character Formation:  
Week 4- God Promises Abraham
Virtue- Integrity- God's power for you to be true to Him and yourself
Jesus Time:
God Blesses Abraham (Genesis 12:1-9)
Bible Words to Know: I will bless you. Genesis 12:2
Math:
Lessons 15-18
Covering Designs using Pattern Blocks
Sorting by Color
Creating Graphs
Acting out Story Problems
Handwriting:
Frog Jump Capital Review
Songs and Activities:
"Tapping to the ABCs"
"Hey, Hey Big Line"
Language Arts:
Making Meaning: Read-If You Give A Mouse a Cookie
Being a Reader: Read- The Alphabet
Shared Reading: If You Take A Mouse To School, If You Give A Mouse A Brownie, If You Give A Dog A Donut, If You Give A Pig A Party
Making Words with Magnets, Reading Letters on Cards
Poem: A Sticky Situation
Social Studies:
We will jump back into Social Studies this week and focus on positional words (under, over, next to etc.) and look at keys on a map.  We will discuss school rules, Safety, work on problem solving with friends, and talk about school helpers (teachers, librarian, custodian, nurse, secretary etc.).  
Specials
M-Spanish
T- P.E & Music
W- Library (Please return Library books today!)
Th- P.E
Friday- Choir

Dates to Remember:
September 14th- NO SCHOOL (Professional Development for Teachers)
September 28th- Powder Valley Field Trip
September 28th-29th- School Carnival at Lutheran South

A Note from Mrs. Kaber:
We had such a great week of school last week.  The children really enjoyed solving our mystery word (APPLES) and making homemade apple sauce.  Check out some of our highlights of the week:




In Him,


Mrs. Kaber

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Sept. 4th

Mrs. Kaber's Kindergarten News
September 4th-7th

Our Focus for the Week:

Character Formation:  
Week 3- Flood- Noah Builds the Ark
Virtue- Diligence: God's power for you to focus on your work.
Jesus Time:
Noah and the Flood (Genesis 6:9-9:17)
Bible Words to Know: Trust in the Lord with all your heart. Proverbs 3:5
Math:
Lessons 13-16
Counting with one-to-one correspondence "sliding method"
Creating Pattern Block Designs
Covering Designs using Pattern Blocks
Sorting Pattern Blocks
Handwriting:
Frog Jump Letters: BRNM
Number 1-3 review
Mat Man
Mystery Frog Jump Letters
Language Arts:
Making Meaning: Read-My Friends and Make a Class Book
Read Aloud: Lily's Purple Plastic Purse, The Apple Pie Tree, Ten Apples On Top, The Biggest Apple Ever, The Seasons of Arnold's Apple Tree
Making Words with Magnets 
Poem: Apples
Science:
We will review our observations from last week and continue...
Labeling Parts of a Tree
Comparing Shapes of Trees
Collect Leaves
Tree Rubbings
Read: "Where Do Trees Grow?"
Specials
M-Spanish
T- P.E & Music
W- Library
Th- P.E
Friday- Choir

Dates to Remember:
September 14th- NO SCHOOL (Professional Development for Teachers)
September 28th- Powder Valley Field Trip
September 28th-29th- School Carnival at Lutheran South

A Note from Mrs. Kaber:
I hope everyone had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!  The children enjoyed sharing their favorite memory.  Book Orders went home in the black folder.  Orders must be turned in by Mon Sept. 17th.  Don't forget to check out your child's Seesaw and have a great week!

In Him,

Mrs. Kaber

Monday, August 27, 2018

August 27th

Mrs. Kaber's Kindergarten News
August 27th-31st

Our Focus for the Week:

Character Formation:  
Week 2- Adam and Eve and the Fall
Virtue- Respect: God's power for you to honor Him and others.
Jesus Time:
The Garden is Closed (Genesis 3)
Bible Words to Know: Christ Jesus came into the world to save sinners. 1 Timothy 1:15
Math:
Lessons 8-12
Exploring Linking Cubes
Creating AB patterns
Placing Objects on a Graph
Identifying most and fewest on a graph
Handwriting Chart review # 1-7
Handwriting Chart #8-9 & 0
Handwriting:
Frog Jump Letters: DPBR
Number: 2 &3
Mat Man
Language Arts:
Hear & Say Rhyming Words
Hear & Connect Rhyming Words
Name Puzzles
Read Aloud: Chicka, Chicka, Boom Boom, The Itsy Bitsy Spider, Mary Wore Her Red Dress, Miss Bindergarten Get's Ready For Kindergarten
Poem: Jack Be Nimble & Jack and Jill
Social Studies:
If you have not brought in a family picture please email me a picture or send one in this week!
Science:
We are learning how to use our Science notebooks to write/draw observations of our playground trees.
Labeling Parts of a Tree
Comparing Shapes of Trees
Collect Leaves
Tree Rubbings
Specials
M-Spanish
T- P.E & Music
W- Library
Th- P.E
Friday- Choir

Dates to Remember:
August 28th- Curriculum Night 7pm
September 3rd- NO SCHOOL (Enjoy your Labor Day)
September 14th- NO SCHOOL (Professional Development for Teachers)
September 28th-29th- School Carnival at Lutheran South

A Note from Mrs. Kaber:
We have had a great first full week of school.  I am proud of all the hard work these kiddos have been showing me!  We are getting used to our routines and procedures as well as taking care of our supplies and folders to take home.  Don't forget to check out your child's Seesaw!  Have a great week!

In Him,

Mrs. Kaber

Monday, August 20, 2018

August 20th

Mrs. Kaber's Kindergarten News
August 20th

Our Focus for the Week:

Character Formation:  
Week 1- Creation of the World
Virtue: Integrity: God's power for you to be true to Him and yourself.
Jesus Time:
God Created People (Genesis 1:26-31)
Bible Words to Know: Know that the Lord, He is God!  It is God who made us, and we are His. Psalm 100:3
Math:
Exploring Bear Counters
Exploring Pattern Blocks
Handwriting Charts # 1-7
Handwriting:
Frog Jump Letters: FEDP
Number:2
Language Arts:
Recognize Your Name
Read Aloud: Shiver Me Letters, A My Name is Alice, Alphabet Mystery
Poem: Jack Be Nimble
Social Studies:
My Family
We love sharing our pictures of our family.  If you have not brought in a family picture please email me a picture or send one in this week!
Science:
We are observing the world God created.  Next week we will begin our tree investigations!

Specials
M-Spanish
T- P.E & Music
W- Library
Th- P.E
Friday- Choir

Dates to Remember:
August 28th- Curriculum Night 7pm
September 3rd- NO SCHOOL
September 28th-29th- School Carnival at Lutheran South

A Note from Mrs. Kaber:
We have had a wonderful first few days of school!  We are making new friends and learning the class rules.  We are learning we are a Child of God!  Please check your child's folder every day and return it to school.  It is your child's job to turn it in my green basket every morning.  We are learning responsibility!  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to ask!  Have a great week!

In Him,
Mrs. Kaber