In math we will work on:

  • Ordinal Numbers (1 st  - 10 th )
  • Addition and subtraction within 10
  • Solving story problems
  • Counting by 1's 5's and 10's to 100

Reading Language Arts

During the whole group portion of our literacy block, we will work on:

  • Long and short vowels
  • Blends
  • Story structure (characters, setting, problem, solution)
  • Text features in non- fiction books
  • Written responses to books we have read
  • Finding key details in the book to support our answers

Sight Words

Already Introduced - the, I, a, like, can, see, to, is, it, in, this, on, here, you, at, go, said, am, and, look, come, up, me , my, they, went, are, have, came, where, not, from, with,  he, she, what

New Words - will, get, got, has

Social Studies

  • Tools and toys from today and yesterday
  • Transportation
  • Communication
  • Shelter and Food


  • Common external features in animal populations
  • Animal adaptations (external features)
  • Animal adaptations (movement)
  • Plant adaptations
  • Plants and animals within an environment

Library Books

The children will be visiting the library each week. Please discuss with your child where the book will be kept at your home.  Please return the library books the day before your child goes to the library. This allows time for the media assistant to check the books in.

Kalavritinos - Books returned on Thursday

Kaz - Books returned on Monday

Stewart - Books returned on Friday

Seo - Books returned on Friday

Show and Tell Topics for April


April 9 - 13 -  We are all unique in some way.  Tell us something that makes you unique.  Maybe you can play an instrument or a sport.  Maybe you are an expert on an interesting topic.  Maybe you know how to make something.  Be creative!!

April 16 - 20 -   Bring in something interesting that is science related.  You will teach the class 1 or 2 facts about the item you brought in.

April 23 - 27 - We have been learning to draw pictures to solve equations. Choose one of the math equations below. Draw a picture to match the equation. Write the equation on the back of your paper. The class will guess which equation you chose.

2 + 1 = 3          3 + 4 = 7        8 + 2 = 10       6 + 3 = 9

5 - 2 = 3          6 - 5 = 1          10 - 6 = 4        8 - 6 = 2

April 30 - May 4 - No Show and Tell this week due to Kindergarten Orientation and the Variety Show.

Please Note:  If your show and tell day falls on a holiday, you can pick any day that week to bring in your show and tell.

Field Trips

April 12 – Glen Echo Puppet Co.

Important Dates

April 2 - No School  

April 9 - Early Release Day

May 2 and 3- Kindergarten Orientation (NO SCHOOL FOR KINDERGARTEN ON THESE DAYS.)

Instructional Learning Sites

Place Value Practice to 20

Sight Word Match

Beginning Map Skills

Learning Planet - Counting

Mouse Trap Strategy Game

Life Cycle Sequencing

Number Order - Set the minimum to 0 and the maximum to 10.  When that is too easy, change the maximum to 20, then 30.



Balls and Boxes -  See how much you can improve your memory 

Sight word match

Sight word practice

Describing words

National Zoo

Counting games

Number puzzle 1-20 

Number puzzle 1-100

Five Frame

Gingerbread man count

Montgomery County Libraries

Click Kids (on left)

Click Kid's E-Library (top right)

Click Book Flix

Click Enter Book Flix

Enter Library Card Number

Choose a story to hear!

itunes apps

word wagon

Bob books

Park math- by duck duck moose

musical me

i write words

LH kids dot to dot

teach me-kindergarten

super why

first words deluxe

grow your garden

eggy 100 hd

abc pocket phonics 

scruffy kitty

toca store

sight words learn to read flash cards and games

starfall abc's

letter school


Mrs. Wendy Kalavritinos | Mrs. Pouneh Kaz | Ms. Soraia SeoMrs. Julie Stewart



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