• Hello Parents, 

     

    This week's Writing and independent Reading activities are repeats of assignments from the last 2 weeks. You are welcome to complete these assignments or catch up on any other activity posted the previous 2 weeks. You will see that there are new Math activities in both the District and Optional assignments.  

    Feel free to email a picture of any assignments your child would like to share prior to our return to school. I'd love to read their stories!!!

    For letter recognition, letter sound recognition, and letter formation practice please continue with the Red Homework Book activities

    April 1 Distance Learning Activities

    Reading 

    Please read to and with your children each day for 20 – 30 minutes. Reading for fun as well as discussion. Have your child identify the characters, setting and practice retelling the story in their own words.

    Overview – Reading Activities Packet  

    Time – 20 - 30 minutes

    Assignment – tasks 27 - 28

    Things to Know - These activities are designed to support the development of your child's independent reading skills

    Reading – Select a book to read with your family. 

    Math - District Lesson - Math Activities Packet

    Kindergarten, Day 10 Math

    Overview: Name and sort flat and solid shapes

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice the activities for the day.
    2. 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.
    3. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I sent these sheets through email on March16.

    Explanation:  You will sort and name flat and solid shapes

     Tasks:

    1. Cut the shape cards
    2. Mix up the cards
    3. Sort the shapes into flat shapes and solid shapes
    4. Name each shape

     

    Math - optional Math activity 

    Overview – Fact Fluency Addition

    Estimated Time – 30 – 20 minutes

    Assignment – Fact Fluency Book Chapter 7 pgs. 87-88

    Things to Know – This is a review of addition facts to 5.

     

    Writing Distance Learning Writing Page
    Overview – 
    The Children will use their letter sound and sight word recognition skills to write a story.

    Estimated Time – 30 – 45 minutes

    Assignment  – Take a break from writing!

    Things to Know –The children are challenged to write 2 -3 sentence stories. We use who, what, where, when, & why question words to help expand the writing. The illustrations should be detailed and use several colors (minimum of 5). 

    Seesaw Home Learning - Optional Activities - See email sent to parents (March 22) for information on login and your child's learning codes. 

    Estimated Time - 10 - 20 minutes

    Assignments – 

    March 31 Distance Learning Activities

    Reading 

    Please read to and with your children each day for 20 – 30 minutes. Reading for fun as well as discussion. Have your child identify the characters, setting, and practice retelling the story in their own words.

    Overview – Reading Activities Packet  

    Time – 20 - 30 minutes

    Assignment – tasks 25 - 26

    Things to Know - These activities are designed to support the development of your child's independent reading skills

    Reading – Read the Kindergarten Sight Words. If your child can read them all GREAT! Have them practice writing 5 (different words from last week). If your child is still working on mastering, have them select 3 new words and 2 secure words to practice reading and writing. Have the writing be fun! Use crayons, markers, whiteboards, chalk, chalkboards, paint.  

     

    Math - District Lesson - Math Activities Packet

    Kindergarten, Day 9 Math

    Overview: Name and identify flat shapes

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice the activities for the day.
    2. 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.
    3. More specific directions are provided on each sheet/activity that goes along with these lessons. I sent these sheets through email on March16.

    Explanation:  You will name and identify flat shapes by coloring

    Tasks:  You will color each correct shape to match the shape word.

    Math - optional Math activity 

    Overview – Fact Fluency Addition

    Estimated Time – 30 – 20 minutes

    Assignment – Fact Fluency Book Chapter 7 pgs. 85-86

    Things to Know – This is a review of addition facts to 5.

    Writing Distance Learning Writing Page
    Overview – 
    The Children will use their letter sound and sight word recognition skills to write a story.

    Estimated Time – 30 – 45 minutes

    Assignment  – Review the writing icon “Wiz of is”. The children are challenged to use “is” in their story. A Writing Icon page was emailed to parents on March 16. 

    Things to Know –The children are challenged to write 2 -3 sentence stories. We use who, what, where, when, & why question words to help expand the writing. The illustrations should be detailed and use several colors (minimum of 5). 

    Seesaw Home Learning - Optional Activities - See email sent to parents (March 22) for information on login and your child's learning codes. 

    Estimated Time - 10 - 20 minutes

    Assignments – Letter e word families & Addition activity.

    March 30 Distance Learning Activities

    Reading 

    Please read to and with your children each day for 20 – 30 minutes. Reading for fun as well as discussion. Have your child identify the characters, setting and practice retelling the story in their own words.

    Overview – Reading Activities Packet  

    Time – 20 - 30 minutes

    Assignment – tasks 23 - 24

    Things to Know - These activities are designed to support the development of your child's independent reading skills

    Reading – Select a book to read with your family.  

     

    Math - District Lesson - Math Activities Packet 

    Kindergarten, Day 8 Math

    Overview: You will practice comparing numbers 1-20 by playing a game.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

     

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice the activities for the day.
    2. If you are unable to print the worksheets to go along with this activity. Use household items for your child to count and compare 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 sent these sheets through email on March 16.

     

    Explanation:  Compare numbers 1-20 by playing, Ten Frame Fun, to practice comparing numbers to 20.

    Tasks:

    1. Mix up the Ten Frame Cards
    2. Pass one to each player until all cards are distributed
    3. Each player turns over a card and determines what number is on their ten frame
    4. The person with the greatest number wins both cards
    5. Play continues until cards are gone
    6. Winner is the player with the most cards

     

    Math - optional Math activity 

    Overview – Fact Fluency Addition

    Estimated Time – 20 – 30 minutes

    Assignment – Fact Fluency Book Chapter 7 pgs. 83-84

    Things to Know – This is a review of addition number facts to 5.

     

    Writing Distance Learning Writing Page
    Overview – 
    The Children will use their letter sound and sight word recognition skills to write a story.

    Estimated Time – 30 – 45 minutes

    Assignment  – Free Write, the children can write about whatever they like.

    Things to Know –The children are challenged to write 2 -3 sentence stories. We use who, what, where, when, & why question words to help expand the writing. The illustrations should be detailed and use several colors (minimum of 5). 

    Seesaw Home Learning - Optional Activities - See email sent to parents (March 22) for information on login and your child's learning codes. 

    Estimated Time - 10 - 20 minutes

    Assignments – Letter u word families & Addition activity.

    March 27 Distance Learning Activities - Another District - Wide FUN FRIDAY!!! - Have a Great Weekend!!!

     

    March 26 Distance Learning Activities

    Reading 

    Please read to and with your children each day for 20 – 30 minutes. Reading for fun as well as discussion. Have your child identify the characters, setting and practice retelling the story in their own words.

    Overview – Reading Activities Packet  

    Time – 20 - 30 minutes

    Assignment – tasks 20 - 22

    Things to Know - These activities are designed to support the development of your child's independent reading skills

    Reading - Read a different non-fiction story to a favorite stuffed animal.

     

    Math - District Lesson - Math Activities Packet 

    Kindergarten, Day 7 Math

    Overview: You will practice using a ten frame to add numbers to 10 using number stories.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice the activities for the day.
    2. If you are unable to print the worksheets to go along with this activity. Use household items for your child to count and add 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 sent these sheets through email on March 16.

    Explanation:  Add using ten-frame to practice addition facts within 10.

    Tasks:

    1. You will use a ten-frame to add to find how many in all.
    2. You will make your own ten-frame picture to tell how many in all.

     

    Math - optional Math activity 

    Overview – Fact Fluency Addition

    Estimated Time – 20 – 30 minutes

    Assignment – Fact Fluency Book Chapter 7 pgs. 81-82

    Things to Know – This is a review of addition number facts to 5.

     

    Writing Distance Learning Writing Page 

    Overview – The Children will use their letter sound and sight word recognition skills to write a story.

    Estimated Time – 30 – 45 minutes

    Assignment – Another Free Write Day! Here is the challenge, the children cannot write about themselves. They cannot use the word I in their story. I always say create a character a princess, pirate, football player, ballerina, large polka dotted elephant.  

    Things to Know – The children are challenged to write 2 -3 sentence stories. We use who, what, where, when, & why question words to help expand the writing. The illustrations should be detailed and use several colors (minimum of 5).

     

    Seesaw Home Learning - Optional Activities - See email sent to parents (March 22) for information on login and your child's learning codes. 

    Estimated Time - 10 - 20 minutes

    Assignments – Letter i word families & Addition within Five.

    March 25 Distance Learning Activities

    Reading 

    Please read to and with your children each day for 20 – 30 minutes. Reading for fun as well as discussion. Have your child identify the characters, setting and practice retelling the story in their own words.

    Overview – Reading Activities Packet  

    Time – 20 - 30 minutes

    Assignment – tasks 17 - 19

    Things to Know - These activities are designed to support the development of your child's independent reading skills

    Reading – Read the Kindergarten Sight Words. If your child can read them all GREAT! Have them practice writing 5 (different words from last week). If your child is still working on mastering some have them select 3 new words and 2 secure words to practice reading and writing. Have the writing be fun! Use crayons, markers, whiteboards, chalk, chalkboards, paint.  

    Math - District Lesson - Math Activities Packet 

    Kindergarten, Day 6 Math

    Overview: You will practice addition and making number sentences to match within 5.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice the activities for the day.
    2. If you are unable to print the worksheets to go along with this activity. Use household items for your child to count and add 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 sent these sheets through email on March 16.

    Explanation:  You will color a picture to represent an addition story and then write the number sentence that represents it to practice addition facts within 5.

    Tasks:

    1. Using the given picture, color the pictures to represent an addition story and then write the number sentence that represents it.
    2. Draw 6 different ways to get to five. Write the number sentences to match.

    Math - optional Math activity 

    Overview – Fact Fluency Addition

    Estimated Time – 30 – 20 minutes

    Assignment – Fact Fluency Book Chapter 7 pgs. 79-80

    Things to Know – This is a review of addition facts to 5.

     

    Writing - Distance Learning Writing Page 

    Overview – The Children will use their letter sound and sight word recognition skills to write a story.

    Estimated Time – 30 – 45 minutes

    Assignment  – See the Seesaw activities today. Write about the creation you built. If you are not on Seesaw Home Learning yet, no worries! The children are to build something. It can be any structure built from Legos, pillows, chair or sofa cushions, blankets, etc.…. Have fun and be creative.

    Things to Know – The children are challenged to write 2 -3 sentence stories. We use who, what, where, when, & why question words to help expand the writing. The illustrations should be detailed and use several colors (minimum of 5).

    Seesaw Home Learning - Optional Activities - See email sent to parents (March 22) for information on login and your child's learning codes. 

    Estimated Time - 10 - 20 minutes

    Assignments – Letter a Word Families & Magnificent Things (Building Challenge)

    March 24 Distance Learning Activities

    Reading 

    Please read to and with your children each day for 20 – 30 minutes. Reading for fun as well as discussion. Have your child identify the characters, setting and practice retelling the story in their own words.

    Overview – Reading Activities Packet  

    Time – 20 - 30 minutes

    Assignment – tasks 14 - 16

    Things to Know - These activities are designed to support the development of your child's independent reading skills

    Reading - Read a new book in a spot you usually do not read in (ex. at the kitchen sink or in the laundry room etc.…).

     

    Math - District Lesson - Math Activities Packet 

    Kindergarten, Day 5 Math

    Overview: Create addition stories.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice the activities for the day.
    2. If you are unable to print the worksheets to go along with this activity. Use household items for your child to add 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.

    Explanation:  You will create addition stories using pictures, fingers, and drawings.

    Tasks:

    1. Using the given pictures, what can you see in the picture? Tell an addition story about it.
    2. Draw your own picture and tell an addition story about it.

     

    Math - optional Math activity 

    Overview – Fact Fluency Numbers to 20

    Estimated Time – 20 – 30 minutes

    Assignment – Fact Fluency Book Chapter 6 pgs. 76-77

    Things to Know – This is a review of the tricky teen numbers. Please reinforce proper formation of numbers.

     

    Writing Distance Learning Writing Page 

    Overview – The Children will use their letter sound and sight word recognition skills to write a story.

    Estimated Time – 30 – 45 minutes

    Assignment  – Review our Writing Icons - read them to a parent, grandparent, or older brother or sister. Free write day! Write about whatever you like. You are challenged to use one of our writing icons. 

    Things to Know – The children are challenged to write 2 -3 sentence stories. We use who, what, where, when, & why question words to help expand the writing. The illustrations should be detailed and use several colors (minimum of 5).

     

    Seesaw Home Learning - Optional Activities - See email sent to parents (March 22) for information on login and your child's learning codes. 

    Estimated Time - 10 - 20 minutes

    Assignments - CVC Words & Outdoor Scavenger Hunt 

     

    March 23 Distance Learning Activities

    Reading 

    Please read to and with your children each day for 20 – 30 minutes. Reading for fun as well as discussion. Have your child identify the characters, setting and practice retelling the story in their own words.

    Overview – Reading Activities Packet  

    Time – 20 - 30 minutes

    Assignment – tasks 11 - 13

    Things to Know - These activities are designed to support the development of your child's independent reading skills

    Reading – Read again the two books you read last week. Parents familiar reads are very important to developing reading fluency and comprehension.

    Math - District Lesson - Math Activities Packet 

    Kindergarten, Day 4 Math

    Overview: Counting and Writing Numbers to 20.

    Estimated Time: Approximately 15 minutes

    Things to know:

    1. Sit with mom, dad, grandparent or guardian, or your brother or sister to practice the activities for the day.
    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.

    Explanation:  You will count out loud to 20 forward and backward, count pictures and write numbers to 20.

    Tasks:

    1. Count to 20 forward and backward.
    2. Write each number.
    3. Count on from 10. Write each number.

    Math - optional Math activity 

    Overview – Fact Fluency Numbers to 20

    Estimated Time – 20 – 30 minutes

    Assignment – Fact Fluency Book Chapter 6 pgs. 73-75

    Things to Know – This is a review of the tricky teen numbers. Please reinforce proper formation of numbers.

    Writing - Distance Learning Writing Page 

    Overview – The Children will use their letter sound and sight word recognition skills to write a story.

    Estimated Time – 30 – 45 minutes

    Assignment  – Please see my post on Seesaw to prepare your child for our writing challenge. The children are challenged to go outside and look for signs of Spring (buds on trees, flowers blooming, green grass, birds flying, and singing). Put together a list of all the signs they find then complete the sentence starter “I know it is Spring ___________”.

    Things to Know – The children are challenged to write 2 -3 sentence stories. We use who, what, where, when, & why question words to help expand the writing. The illustrations should be detailed and use several colors (minimum of 5).

    Seesaw Home Learning - Optional Activities - See email sent to parents (March 22) for information on login and your child's learning codes. 

    Estimated Time - 10 - 20 minutes

    Assignments - CVC Words & Number Ordering