What’s Happening in Mrs. Geiser’s
Kindergarten



May 20th - 24th

Monday is day 3 - We have A
rt
Tuesday is Day 4 - We have M
usic
Wednesday is Day 1 - We have C
omputers
Thursday is Day 2 - We have G
ym
Friday is Day 3 - We have A
rt
Monday(May 2
7th) - No School Memorial Day Holiday
Tuesday(May 28th) is Day 4 - We have Music

Birthdays for May

Friday May 10th - Connor Franya  

Student of the Month for May

Britney Edgar


Language Arts

Rhyming - Practice rhyming with your child.  Read stories with rhymes from authors like
Dr. Suess and Sandra Boynton.  Discuss how rhymes sound the same at the end of the
words.  Practice writing these letters Capital and Lowercase.

Letters - Review Letters L
,l and W,w.  As you ride in the car, go for walks, and read
books together, look for these letters.  Discuss the short vowel sounds of a, as in
alligator, e as in elephant, i as in iguana, o as in octopus, u as in umbrella.  We have
focused on Mm, Ss, Aa, Tt, Cc, P,p N, n, F, f, B, b, I, i, G, g, R, r, D, d, O, o, X, x,
J, j, E, e, K,k
, Z,z and U, u.  

We have discussed the sound of ch, sh, th and wh.  We have talked about words that
begin with these sounds.  We will also begin looking at words that end with these sounds.
Some students looking at other clusters like cl, pl, bl.

High Frequency Words - A little pamphlet was sent home with High-Frequency words to
study for all units up to Unit 18.  I will also be sending home little story readers that
include these words for your child to practice reading.  Students have been introduced to
the words
I, like, the, and, see, we, to, a,come, my, me, with, you, what, are, now, is,
how, of, so, many, where,
find, thi go, for, here, they, soon, ups, from, came, but, on,
will, be, that, into, your, who, go, for, here, they, soon, up, said, good, was, ate, then
could
so far, she, when all, her, over, some, he, no, away, by, must, there. Please look
for these words in stories that you read at bedtime.  Point to them and see if your child
can read them. If you feel your child is ready to work ahead.  Please do so.   
New words
for next two weeks - do, down, went, little, just,only, have, help, one, every, ask, walk.
There are over 80 high-frequency words that need to be learned this year.  

High Frequency Word Study Cards

This week we will be reading stories that are about family.
Spring Stories
Flowers and Plants
insects

Handwriting

Writing their first name and last name with a capital letter in the beginning and the rest
of the letters lowercase.  Please practice writing name this way.  Students often get in the
habit of writing their name in all capital letters and this is very hard to break.
Also practice writing letters that were taught.  Capital A - Z and lowercase a - z.  They
will be graded on how they write the letters
M, m, S, s, A, a, T,t,  C,c, P,p, A, a, N, n  
F, f, B, b, I, i, G, g, R,r, D, d, O, o, X, x, J, j, E, e, K, k
, Z, z, U, u.  We are also
focusing on identifying the middle vowel sound in a word.  This week focusing on the letter
L, l and W, w.

Reading

Students will be tested on reading the take home readers that are copied on white paper.
Also, students are practicing blending and segmenting three letter words like hat, cat, cot,
kit, man, cut, top, mop.  We need to identify words that begin and end with
M, m, S, s,
A, a, T,t,  C,c, P,p, A, a, N, n  F, f, B, b, I, i. G, g, R, r, D, d, O,o, X, x, J, j, E,
e
, Z, z, K, k, U, u.  Focus on identifying the middle vowel sound in a word. This week
words beginning with
L, l and W, w.

Math

We are Starting a new Unit of Composing and Decomposing Numbers to 10.  Looking at
ways to make 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, and 10.


Cowboy Count to 100 Song

Jack Hartman Count by 10's

Jack Hartman Count by 5's


Topics for social studies and science

Spring
Animals
Plants
Insects

Family
Click for Free
Touchpoint Placement
Charts