Kindergarten

Sing about Martin, Sing about caring, Sing about peace

Sing about Martin, Sing about caring, Sing about peace

Highlights: This week the Ks learned about Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.  The Ks heard stories, saw pictures, had discussions, and sang songs https://youtu.be/dF3-hPT3PDI and https://youtu.be/lBQ36WnekVM that celebrate him. At All School Meeting the Ks led the whole school in singing the first song. Language Arts: The Ks began an informative unit in writing.  During Writer’s Workshop, they are learning how to write How To books.  Some of the titles of books this week include: How To…

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Cross Country Skiing!

Highlights: We had a wonderful week back from break.  The Ks participated in a skit during All School Meeting where they helped some of the older girls use the breathing tool to calm down. Sarah and Belle acted out being on the swings and getting into an argument.  The Ks suggested to the girls to take deep breaths. After they did, Sarah and Belle ended up smiling, laughing, and being fair.  The breathing tool is…

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A Festive Week

Highlights: This week was full of wonderful highlights. The 5th-6th graders came over to read holiday books with the Ks and to decorate gift bags for the Gift Giving Project.  It was sweet to have the older kids spending time with the younger talking about the holidays.   The Gift Giving Project was also a success! We stuffed 100 bags with stuffed animals, toys, warm hats and gloves, soaps, lotions, shampoo and conditioner.  It was…

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Winter Festival

Winter Festival

Highlights: The Winter Festival was amazing. The Ks performed the songs Little Birdie, Starlight, Star Bright, and Baby Beluga.  They also performed Little Birdie at the All School Meeting. Language Arts:  In Writer’s Workshop the Ks are continuing to work on personal narratives.  They are strengthening their beginning, middle and end to their stories. After saying they are “done”, the Ks are learning to go back and see if they can read their words and…

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Gift Giving

Gift Giving

Highlights: In preparation for our Gift Giving Project, we read the book the Quiltmaker’s Gift by Jeff Brumbeau and Gail de Marcken.  Through out the week we had discussions about being kind to others and taking care of one another.  At the All School Meeting the Ks stood up and announced the project and asked for the school to bring in items to donate.   Language Arts:  In Writer’s Workshop the Ks continued to work on…

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