Miss Elizabeth Reyes (K-1)

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I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the waters to create many ripples.

Mother Teresa


This Week We Are Learning (5/21/18):

Reading- This week we will focus on the following Target Skills: identifying the main idea and details of a story, using the questioning strategy, and identifying the author’s purpose, substituting phonemes, blending words, tracking syllables, understanding characters, reading with expression, and identifying prepositions. We will also be reviewing letters y, and q. The high frequency words from this lesson areoff, our, day, take, look, too and show.”  (Please continue to practice reading and identifying all of our High Frequency Words at home.)

Religion- This week we will practice for our Kindergarten Moving–up Ceremony.

Math: We will begin our final math topic, Measurement.  We will learn to compare objects based on length, height, weight, and capacity. The children will measure objects in the classroom and school environment using non-standard measures such as linking clips and cubes. 

Social Studies- We will continue to explore our wonderful state, New York.  We will also discuss the importance of Memorial Day and the veterans that fought for our country.

Science- The children will continue to discuss how farm animals contribute to people’s lives by providing food for the table and clothes to keep them warm. We will also discuss how each new season brings a different set of tasks and responsibilities on the farm.

All of our butterflies have emerged from their chrysalises! We loved watching our caterpillars grow and form chrysalis but, now we will it's time to say goodbye.



5/1      Summer Uniform Begins   

5/4      First Friday Mass

          Early Dismissal 11:30

5/8      Teddy Bear Clinic

5/9      Fashion Show 6:30pm

5/10    School Closed~ Ascension Thursday   

5/11     Mother's Day Tea 9:30-10:30
5/16    Walk-a-thon

5/17     May Crowning at 1 pm

5/24     Kindergarten Field Trip

5/25     Field Day Grades (Grade K, 1 & 2) all day

5/28    Memorial Day- School is closed

5/29    Early Dismissal 11:30

5/31:    Casual Dress Day 


Keep Working On. . .

• Saying the Our Father, Hail Mary, and Grace
• Making the Sign of the Cross 

• Counting to 31 or as high as you can go
• Identifying numerals 0-20 (in order and out of sequence) 
• Writing numbers correctly
• Identifying letters and their sounds (Please practice this skill at home with your child. The children must be familiar with all letters, as well as the sounds they make.)
• Reading sight words
• Rhyming words
• Forming letters correctly
• Using beginning and ending sounds of words
• Using spacing between words in a sentence
• Starting sentences with a capital letter
• Ending sentences with a period
Science and Social Studies
• Discussing terms used in the topics we are covering
Self Help
• Practicing tying shoes and zipping jackets

Will be held on Wednesdays during recess.  Please send a note in if you would like your child to attend extra help.