Kindergarten News Captain James E. Daly, Jr. Elementary School October 2015 Mark Your Calendars Friday, October 2nd 1/2 Day of School for Students Tuesday, October 6th PTA Board Meeting 78pm Friday, October 16 No School Monday, October 12th 9:30-11:00 Parent Tour Wednesday, October 28th Picture Day Friday, October 30th First Marking Period Ends Reading/Languag e Arts Kindergarten students are busy working in guided reading groups each day! The goal of a good reader is to be able to recall what happened in the story. You can help at home by asking questions before, during, and after reading with your child. Look at the cover and ask, “What do you think this story will be about?” During reading ask, “What will happen next?” and after the story ask your child to tell you about the characters in the story or about the important events in the beginning, middle and end of the story. Read some great stories and have fun! Math In math we are learning to . . . Count and represent quantities Use strategies to accurately count sets Counting by 1s to 20 Social Recognize Studies unfamiliar In Social Studies we will configurations of identify common symbols sets to associated 5 and practices with the United States of America. We will also learn about people who are important to the American political system. Science In Science we will learn about weather patterns, such as the water cycle and seasonal changes.