Joseph Martin Elementary Hinesville, GA M r s . As h l e y J u d y’ s K i n d e r g a r t e n Newsletter November 26, 2012 Classroom Newsletter Announcements: Looking Ahead: A reminder- Please work with your child on December 7- Hinesville Christmas Parade learning to tie his/her shoes!! It is important December 14- Holiday Dance from 4:30-6:30that the kiddos learn to tie their shoes so that December 17- Chorus Concert and Luminaries 6:30-7:30 they dont trip and hurt themselves. December 21- Class Holiday Party December 24- January 4: Winter Break January 7 What we are learning: Reading: letter and sound recognition, classifying and categorizing, rhyming,Also- Please check out our class blog. I will be reading realistic fiction, print updating this weekly so that you can see directionality, making predications, what is going on in our classroom. monitoring and clarifying predictions, http://judyjme.blogspot.com using context clues. **Gravity and Motion Unit Language Arts: Rhyming words, spelling CVC words, and the letter U Writing: Sentence writing using phonetic spelling. Understanding that sentences Icee day is Wednesday! Our popcorn day is on begin with capital letters and end with Friday! The cost is 50 cents. punctuation marks. Money MUST be sent in a Ziploc type bag or a sealed envelope with Handwriting: name & letter writingyour child’s name, my name, and the purpose written on it or on a card/sheet of paper inside. Also, I cannot accept money throughout the day. Math: 2D and 3D shapesIt must be placed in the homework folder so I can account for it first thing. Science: Our 5 Senses Check out Joseph Martin’s Website as well as our class blog: Social Studies: Celebrating our Cultural http://www.josephmartinelem.blogspot.com/ Differences with Holidays!