St. Elizabeth Ann Seton - Wichita, KS

Week of August 20th-24th

Newsletter for August 19th - August 23rd

We are off to a great start!  The children are doing an amazing job of adjusting to our busy school day.  Next week we will continue to practice our daily routine and become more familiar with our classroom and school rules. I am looking forward to our first full week of school! Please don't hesitate to contact me if you have questions.

I enjoyed meeting with parents and students during our homeroom huddles.  Thank you for attending!

Thank you for the classroom donations! I appreciate your generosity.

Here is a look at our week ahead in the classroom:

* I have also included some things to review and practice at home.

Religion:

The story of Creation

The Sign of the Cross

Genuflecting

Learn and practice appropriate Mass behavior

Phonics :

Recognizing the the upper and lowercase letter and letter sound of L l

The Letter O o will be introduced on Thursday. When learning vowels, we will learn the short sound.  /o/ as in octopus.

Recognizing the letters in our name

Printing the letter L l

Language Arts:

Story:  The Little School Bus

Genre: Animal Fantasy

Comprehension Skill: Characters

Grammar Skill: Nouns

Vocabulary Words: bus, van, car, bike

Sight Words: I, am

Amazing Words:first, second, third, fourth, fifth, sixth 

Rhyming 

Math: Module 1 - Numbers to 10

Attributes of Two Related Objects

Classify to Make Categories and Count

Recognizing numbers and sets 0-5

Writing numbers 0-5

*Please remember to check your child's red folder each night for math homework.

Social Studies

Rules help keep us safe

Writing a Social Contract

Friendship, Cooperation, Sharing

Science 

What is Science?

Discovering our Five Senses

Computer: Logging on and logging off

Things to practice at home:

* writing first name beginning with a capital letter and using lowercase for the remaining letters

* recognizing captial and lowercase letters:  Ll, Oo, Gg, Hh, Tt, Pp, Nn, Aa and their sounds

* recoginizing and writing numbers 0 - 10

* Making the Sign of the Cross correctly

* Knowing the Sign of the Cross Prayer

* Genuflecting

 If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me. Have a great week!

Ms. Johnson