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Kindergarten 2

Our Classroom Helpers:

Mrs. Naumann M, Th
Mrs. Albrecht T, W
Jesus Time Language Math
Cain and Abel Give Offer- idol. They cannot save us. This week we will:
ings to God September 14, 2010
• Focus on the numerals
God knows what is in our This week in Reading and 8, 9, 0 and what they
Week 3
hearts and sees what we do. Writing we will: represent
Help us to believe that He • Use a graph to identify
• Focus on the /e/ and
loves us and wants us to the most and fewest Special points of in-
obey Him and our parents. /f/ sound
• One-to-one correspon- terest:
God, forgive us for our sins • Fantasy vs. reality
dence to see how long ☺ Safe cookies for dessert
and help us to obey you • Review the sounds and their name is
gladly. shapes of the alphabet
☺ Accidents happen, but
• Counting in English and they are good at cleaning
God Saves Noah and His
• Draw Ellie elephant and Spanish up water or milk that
Francy fish spills
• Time by the hour
God saved Noah and his
• Review Captain Capital ☺ They remember to put
family from the flood that • I, II, III, IV, V, VI,
A, B, C, D and where paint shirts on before
destroyed the people who VII, VIII, IX stand
they can be found. using the paint in the art
did not love God. Believe for….. center
Look for them in titles,
that God alone can save us
names, and the begin-
from problems. Thank you
ning of sentences.
Jesus for being God and
• Write e and f Inside this issue:
man to save us from sin.
Every other god is an idle
Parent Homework 2

Child’s Homework 2

Music P.E. Social Studies/Science Collecting 2

Songs: Mrs. Crofts helps us with M, W: Travel to another con-

Calendar 4
developing our gross motor tinent, Australia
Prepare song for church
skills on Tuesdays and T, Th: How do we learn?
Fun songs
Thursdays. How does our skin tell us
Concepts: Learning musical about the world around us?
Remember to wear your
running shoes. F: a.m. Scholastic News
Use Rhythm Sticks
Parent Homework • Email me with any
Other question or thought
• Snack can be one of
the following: crack-
ers and cheese, a ba- • Catch me after 3:10 if
nana, popcorn, cheese you need to talk to me.
stick, yogurt, an apple, I am happy to listen to
carrot sticks, fruit, your ideas.
fish cracker, chex mix,
trail mix, half a sand-

Homework to Do With Your Child

Read books to your child and show mom and dad how top.
everyday. you do the action for /e/ Bring Thursday: bring
and /f/. something bumpy, rough, soft
Read the sentence strips
with your child. Have them Draw a large 8, 9, and 0 to share at Social Studies
point to the special sounds. for your child. Have them time.
glue cheerios or small crack-
Play the Phonics Game for E
ers on top of them. Trace
and F . Find Captain Capital
them gently. Start at the

For the School: For the Classroom: Old magazines to
Box Tops for Educational Paper towel tubes look for:
Supplies Old Keys People
Coke Rewards for School Words
Supplies Animals

September 14, 2010 Page 2

Helpful Hints from “Resources for Education”
Make time bread). The carbohydrates boost energy frozen waffle. Put sliced strawberries
and help your child jump-start his day, and strawberry yogurt on it. Put slices
Set the alarm to allow 10–15 unhurried
while the protein keeps his body going of strawberries around the edge and fill
minutes for breakfast. Suggest several
strong until lunchtime or snack. with a handful of blueberries. Serve
healthy breakfast items, and let your
with a side of low-fat flavored cottage
child choose. Tip: If your youngster Make it kid-friendly
doesn’t like to make decisions first cheese or yogurt.
These quick breakfasts are sure to bring
thing in the morning, give him breakfast an early morning smile to your young-
choices the night before. Give him ster’s face:
healthy options if he chooses something
like donuts. Use that a treat with his Egg in a Basket: Cover a frying pan
lunch or eat half a donut after having a with no-fat cooking spray. Tear a hole
good breakfast. out of a slice of whole wheat
bread, put the slice in the pan, and
Make it healthy
crack an egg into the hole. Cook two
Give your child a mix of protein (such
minutes, flip, and cook until the egg is
as milk, eggs, cheese, or meat) and car-
set and lightly browned.
bohydrates (whole-grain cereal, fruit, or
whole wheat Waffle Wonder: Toast a whole-grain

Family Meals from “Resources for Education”

Do your kids rush through dinner and ing the day. That includes you, too. You table, taking turns calling out another
bolt from the table? Try these ideas to might mention something you read in well-known person or character with
build quality family time into your din- the newspaper or learned about at work. the same first or last name
ner hour. If your child forgets, use the newsletter
to help you give an introduction. Show (Curious George, George Washington,
Keep the conversation light. Focus on George Washington Carver).
the events of the day or fun weekend me allie alligator’s action. Tell me
plans ahead. Of course, praising your about something God made. How did
children for a job well done at school or he do it?
home is always welcome! Play a game. Try the “name game.”
Take turns. Ask each person to tell one Start with the name of someone famous
interesting thing he or she learned dur- (George Washington). Go around the

Parent to Parent from “Resources for Education”

My daughter Amy always seemed to be that Amy is especially “wired” when Teamwork
“bouncing off the walls”— at home, at she’s overtired, so I make sure she gets Ask her to stuff pillows into the cases
school, just about everywhere. I didn’t plenty of sleep. The difference these while you put the bed together. Ask
know what to do. Since my sister’s son changes have made to her behavior is him to wipe the windows on the sliding
is also very active, I asked her for some wonderful — and I’m calmer, too! doors after you spray. They will see
advice. She suggested that Amy get as Be A Helper that working together is a job done! If
much exercise as possible. So, we try to she makes a mistake, let it go. At her
go for a walk or play in the park almost Helping others can be a real confidence
booster for a child. From household age it’s good to develop an attitude of
every day. On other days, Amy rides helping. That’s more important than
her bike or plays running games with chores to spontaneous favors, being
helpful can teach your child about liv- being perfect.
the other kids on our block. I’ve noticed
ing in a community, the family.

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Our Classroom Helpers:
Mrs. Naumann M, Th
Mrs. Albrecht T, W

Apostles Lutheran School

5828 Santa Teresa Blvd.
August to September
San Jose, CA 95123
Monday, Sept. 13 Hearing Screening
School Phone: 408-578-4800 Wednesday, Sept. 15 School Pictures
Miss S:
School & Church: Fundraising at Chevy’s 5-9 p.m.
WELS (church group) website:
Friday, Sept. 24 Collaboration Day 11:45 dismissal
Sunday, Sept. 26 Children Sing
Children will practice at 8:30 a.m. in the K2 classroom.
Parents wait outside of the classroom door until practice is over.
r blog at
Look for ou After practice, parents will take children to church to sit with them
http//: m until we sing. Pastor will invite the children of K1-K2 up front to
apostlesk2 sing.
Afterwards, children will sit with parents.

Monday: arrive after P.E. wear running shoes
Wednesday: arrive at
8:00 Half-day at 11:45 Bring something that is
Full Day 3:00 smooth, rough, and
Return Folder
Review folder bumpy.
11:45 a.m. early dismissal
Dismissal at 3:00 p.m.
for half-day
Tuesday: arrive after
3:00 dismissal for full
8:00 Friday: arrive at 8:00
Full Day Return Homework in
P.E. wear running shoes Folder
Dismissal at 3:00 Chapel money placed in
Thursday: arrive at 8:00
basket by the door.
Return Folder