11/04/2019
November 4, 2019

Important information:

 

Book Fair:  Our school book fair is this week! We will have dress up days every day. Details are in your child's folder on the homework calendar. The book fair will be after school on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday.

 

Bible Verse Quiz:  Don't forget to practice our weekly bible verses. They are always on your child's homework calendar on Friday. 5 minutes of practice a day will help your child learn it. 

 

Public Library Field Trip:  On November 22 we will have a trip to the Public Library. I am looking for 1-2 parent volunteers to go with us. We will tour the library, hear a story, and complete a craft.

 

Book It:  We had great participation for our October Book-It logs! November Book It logs will be in your child's folder some time this week. Our goal is to read 15 books each. If your child still wants to participate, but did not in October you can still sign them up through the email I sent in October.

 

Library Books: Don't forget that library books need to come back to school on Thursday every week.

 

Christmas Service:  Our Christmas Service will be on Thursday, December 19. All children K-8th grade are required to attend.

 

Important Dates:

11/5-11/7 Book Fair

11/8 Mid Quarter

11/22 Tour of the Public Library

11/24 Pre-K Sings at Church

11/27-29 NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break!

12/19 k-8 Christmas Service

12/20 End of Second Quarter/ Early Out

12/23-1/3 NO SCHOOL Christmas Break!

1/6 Welcome Back to School

 

What We Are Doing in Kindergarten This Week

 

Reading/Language Arts: 

  • Superkid Lily
    • Lasting Lesson:  Showing Love
    • Letter Ll
    • Vocabulary- rooms and household furnishings, Homophones (example do and dew), babies and what they need
    • Writing- Draw and label a person, draw and label feelings, draw and label a picture of something that makes you glad.
    • This week we will also practice reciting a poem rhythmically. 

Math:

  • Story problems using pennies
  • Time on the hour
  • Position to fourth
  • Identifying before, after, and between

 

Religion:  The Battle of Jericho

  • The children will learn that God rescued His people from the Canaanites and that God gave His people a new land.
  • God saves His people from their enemies and blesses them.
  • We will discuss trusting in our almighty God to help in times of trouble

 

Social Studies:  

  • Our leaders of our country

Science: 

  • What plants need
10/28/2019
October 28, 2019

 

Important information:

 

Fall Movie Day:  Parents, please note that our fall movie day is on Thursday, October 31st in the morning. We will watch "Joseph King of Dreams". This movie goes along with the bible story we read about Joseph and His Coat of Many Colors. We will also have some pumpkin and fall activities in the morning and we will share a snack. If you choose to send goodies for the children to take home this day we have 14 children in our class. I also ask that the goodies be fall themed and not Halloween themed.

 

Luther Manor:  Volunteers are needed to drive students to Luther Manor in the morning. We also plan to break the classes up into groups of 4-5 students so that we can travel easier and meet with more residents.

 

Book Fair Week:  Our yearly book fair will be November 5th-7th. We will also dress up every day this week. Please refer to your November homework calendar for the daily reminders.

 

Important Dates:

 

10/31 Trunk or Treat at St. John's. Reformation Day

11/1 Trip to Luther Manor 9-10

11/5-11/7 Book Fair

11/8 Mid Quarter

11/22 Tour of the Public Library

11/24 Pre-K Sings at Church

11/27-29 NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break!

 

Reading/Language Arts:

  • We will continue our unit with our Superkid Sal

Math:

  • Positions to fourth
  • Matching a number to a set of objects
  • Time on the Hour
  • Pennies

Religion:

God's People Cross the Jordan

  • God miraculously led His people into their Promised Land, Canaan.
  • Jesus miraculously defeated our enemies and leads us to our promised land, Heaven.
  • We will learn that we should give thanks that God gives us freedom from sin, death, and the devil and gives us new life.

The Story of Martin Luther

  • This week we will also learn the story of Martin Luther. We have a flannel board and flannel board pieces that will help tell the story as we explore Martin's life starting with when he was born. 

Social Studies: 

  • Symbols of the United States

Science: 

  • Many Kinds of Plants
10/20/2019
October 21, 2019

Important information:

 

 

Fall Movie Day:  Parents, please note that our fall movie day is on Thursday, October 31st in the morning. We will watch a fall themed movie. We will also have some pumpkin and fall activities in the morning and we will share a snack. If you choose to send goodies for the children to take home this day we have 14 children in our class. I also ask that the goodies be fall themed and not Halloween themed.

 

Cheese Soup:  Thank you to all that was able to help with cheese soup this year! 

 

Luther Manor:  Volunteers are needed to drive students to Luther Manor in the morning. We also plan to break the classes up into groups of 4-5 students so that we can travel easier and meet with more residents.

 

Field Trip:  On Monday, October 21, 2019 we will go to Mill Creek Farms in Quincy, IL. We plan to leave the school at 9:45 and we plan to return to school before 12:45. Your child will need to pack a home lunch this day so that we can enjoy a picnic lunch. All students traveling in the school van or with another parent will need to leave a car seat in the gym foyer. 

 

Important Dates:

 

10/21 Mill Creek Farms Field Trip

10/21-24 Parent Teacher Conferences after school

10/25 NO SCHOOL

10/31 Trunk or Treat at St. John's. Reformation Day

11/1 Trip to Luther Manor 9-10

11/5-11/7 Book Fair

11/8 Mid Quarter

11/24 Pre-K Sings at Church

11/27-29 NO SCHOOL Thanksgiving Break!

 

 

 

What we will learn in kindergarten this week

Reading/Language Arts:

  • New Superkid:  Sal
  • Lasting Lesson: Being a good sport
  • Letter: Ss
  • Vocabulary: sports, activities, being active
  • Writing:  Drawing and labeling objects

Math:

  • Identifying Numbers 0-9
  • Ordering Events
  • Pennies

 

Religion:   God's People Cross the Jordan

  • God miraculously led His people into their Promised Land, Canaan.
  • Jesus miraculously defeated our enemies and leads us to our promised land, heaven.
  • We will learn that we should give thanks that God gives us freedom from sin, death, and the devil and gives us new life.

 

Social Studies: 

  • locate Missouri on a map of our country
  • locate Hannibal on a map of Missouri 

Science: 

  • Animals grow and change
10/14/2019
October 14, 2019

Important information:

 

 

Parent Teacher Conferences:  Thank you for returning the sign up papers. I plan to send times home early this week. If there is a conflict with the time please let me know ASAP so that I can reschedule the conference.

 

10/21 Field Trip: On Monday, October 21, 2019 we will go to Mill Creek Farms in Quincy, IL. We plan to leave the school at 9:45 and we plan to return to school before 12:45. Your child will need to pack a home lunch this day so that we can enjoy a picnic lunch

 

 

 

Important Dates:

10/17 Papa John's Day

10/19 & 10/20 Folk Life Festival

10/21 Mill Creek Farms Field Trip

10/21-24 Parent Teacher Conferences after school

10/25 NO SCHOOL

10/31 Trunk or Treat at St. John's. Reformation Day

 

 

What We Are Learning in Class this Week

Reading/Language Arts:

  • Superkid:  Doc
    • Lasting Lesson:  Valuing Simple Things
    • Letter Dd
    • Vocabulary: Inventions, toy names, and building things
    • Writing: Brainstorming topics for a story, draw pictures to tell a story, Create a book of labeled objects.

Math:

  • Ordering numbers 0-10
  • Counting backwards from 10
  • AB patterns
  • Identifying numbers 0-10

Religion: God Speaks to Moses

  • God gave Moses a special job to do:  to be the leader of His people.
  • God calls each of His children to work for Him--sharing his message and His love.
  • We will learn that we have hope and salvation because there is no one like Him and His powerful Word. We will also willingly listen to God ,speak through His Word, and serve Him.

Social Studies:

  • Craft:  Our American Flag

Science: 

  • Animals Needs