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    Date – March 17, 2020


    Overview: Counting and Writing Numbers to 5.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

    Explanation: You will count out loud to 5 forward and backward, count pictures and write numbers to 5.

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice counting and writing numbers 1-5.
    2. If you are unable to print the worksheets to go along with this activity. Use household items for your child to count like beans, noodles, stuffed animals, etc.
    3. If you do not have the supplied worksheets or access to any of the worksheets, it is fine to create your own based off the supplied worksheets.
    4. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I will send these sheets through email.


    1. Count to 5 forward and backward.
    2. You will count the given pictures and write each number.
    3. Trace numbers 1 to 5 and color a picture to match each number amount.

    How is this assignment turned in to the teacher: If you were able to complete page, keep it in your grab bag for when we return to school. If not, take a picture of your work and upload it to me on Seesaw.

    Optional extension/challenge activity: Seesaw calendar activity



    Overview: Take a picture walk with a new book.

    Estimated Time: 20 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/ Assignment: Students will watch a video and be guided through a story.

    Quick things to know: Activity will be posted on Seesaw as both activity and video to watch. So, you can just watch from your parent Seesaw or they can watch as a student.


    1. Watch video.
    2. Complete the picture activity on the Seesaw app after the video.



    Overview: Prepare alphabet order squares and practice writing letters a-d

    Estimated Time: 20/25 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/ Assignment: Students will prepare Alphabet Order Squares that were sent home in Kindergarten Grab Bag. Then complete letter writing sheet placed in same grab bag.

    Quick things to know about letter formation board:

    1. Students use these letters in this format on a daily basis in school.
    2. Vowels (a, e, i, o, u) will need to be colored orange (lightly) on both top and bottom letter squares.
    3. Only the bottom letters are cut out. Top letters remain as is to be used as a work board.


    1. Color vowels orange (lightly) on both top and bottom. (a,e,i, o, u)
    2. Cut out letters carefully from bottom board.
    3. Match cut letters to top letters and store in baggie for later use.
    4. Complete paper from grab bag…practice writing letters Aa, Bb, Cc, Dd in best printing and color.

    Optional Extension/Alternate activity: Have student show parent how they find letters in class. For example, have student play teacher and say, “Which letter says /h/?”, etc.




    Overview: Complete writing activity in mini writer’s notebook.

    Estimated Time: 20/30 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/ Assignment: Students can write in their mini writer’s notebook about an idea of their choice.

    Quick things to know:

    1. Mini writer’s notebooks are in the grab bag. They are pages stapled together to look like a journal.
    2. We do this everyday in school. Writing should be done in pencil with detailed, colored pictures.
    3. Students should write in complete sentences, using a capital letter for beginning of sentence and names, and period at the end.

    Tasks: Need an idea? How about starting with this is the first day of school FROM HOME! What do you think about it? Do you like it or not?

    Links/Activities: None

    Optional extension/challenge activities: Write Mrs. Kelly a letter about what you have been doing.

    How this will be turned in: Keep writer’s notebook in grab bag and bring back to school when we reopen. Can also take a picture of today’s writing and post to Seesaw.



    Overview: Complete activities about St. Patrick’s Day

    Estimated Time: 20/30 minutes

    Explanation of Activity/ Assignment: Make and read a book about St. Patrick’s Day. Complete activity papers.

    Quick things to know:

    1. Book is a Scholastic Magazine in the grab bag called “Have You Seen Green?” Cut on the dotted line and put pages together.
    2. Students will need to be told words “have” and “seen”. They can read the rest by themselves.


    1. Make book and read.
    2. Go back and circle the leprachauns you see in all the pages.
    3. Print activity pages from email and complete. Students should be independent on these activites.

    Links/Activities: Check Seesaw or epic for any additional activities.


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