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Kindergarten 2

Our Classroom Helpers:
Mrs. Naumann M, Th
Mrs. Albrecht T, W
Jesus Time Language Math
Joseph Forgives His Broth- them. Help them to do this • Read our first story.
ers by forgiving others as God Follow the words with October 11,, 2010

We have a God who lived a has forgiven them. our finger under the
words Week 7
perfect life for us because
we could not be perfect. This week in Reading and
We have a God who sent his Writing we will: This week we will: Special points of in-
Son from heaven to die for • Focus on the /m/ and • Write numeral 4 terest:
us because of our sin.
/n/ sounds • Order numerals 1-10 ☺ Children can eat 1/2 a of
That Son died and came a sandwich at snack time
• Draw Missy Mouse and • Identify missing nu-
back to life three days ☺ Save pop for treats at
Nigel Night Owl merals
later to give us life eternal home
in heaven. • Review Captain Capital • Talk fewest and most
A-N ☺ We read our first story
What an amazing display of • Tell some more (adding)
today. We did a great
love. Out of love for the • ABC order through L stories with 4 job!
gracious gift, we can for- • Listen for /m/ and /n/ • Write the numeral 4
give others as Joseph for- in words • sort
gave his brothers. • Recognize character,
When your child sins, help setting, and important
him or her say what they events Inside this issue:
can do next time. Forgive
• Retell stories
Parent Homework 2

Child’s Homework 2

Music P.E. Social Studies/Science Collecting 2

Songs: Fall songs, Fire- and move to the beat M, W: Travel to another
Calendar 4
fighter songs, animal songs, country, China
songs for the Fall Musical T, Th: Fire Safety, mold
Introduction (K1-K2 on Oc- F: a.m. Scholastic News
tober 29 7 p.m.) Please wear comfortable
shoes for running.
Concepts: Rossini, music
can move up or down
Friday: Tap, slide, walk,
Parent Homework • Read two books to you an idea of what
Other your child each night they have learned and
their ideas or plans.
• Review your child’s
homework. See the • Keep an early bedtime
progress made since
the beginning of the
• Children can open up
year. See what may
more and share their
need to be corrected
ideas when people play
and review one or two
with them. Playing
a day. Pick out a few
along with them gives
items to compliment.

Homework to Do With Your Child
Read books to your child m, N, or n’s in the stories
everyday. you read

Monday: Phonics game or Thursday: Bring a fire
activity, highlighted options truck or firefighter

Tuesday: Paint 4’s all over
a piece of paper Mold: try your own mold ex-
Wednesday: Look for M, periment

Collecting Used Book Fair
For the School: Coke Rewards for School We are beginning to col-
Place these items in the lect used soft and hard
little wooden basket by cover books for our book
the door. fair in November. Drop
your books off in the box
Box Tops for Educational
outside of the classroom.

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Helpful Hints from “Resources for Education”

Q&A out.” behavior. Write down when
Telling the truth Kids also lie to avoid embarrassment. she admits to doing something
Q: For the third time this week, Confronting your child about wrong or tells you about what she
my child told a lie. They weren’t eating a cookie without permission has done before you are aware of it.
may prompt her to say a monster Review the list with
big ones, but how can I get her
ate it. Remind her to tell the truth, her, and tell her you’re proud of her
to stop? Why is she doing this?
honesty. ♥
A: Youngsters have vivid even if she’s done something she
imaginations and are learning shouldn’t. “It’s fun to pretend
the difference between fantasy there are monsters, but they aren’t
and fact. Talk with your daughter real. What is our rule about having
about what’s real and what isn’t. snacks before dinner?”
“Do talking purple dinosaurs really ex- Pointing out when your youngster
ist? Let’s look up tells the truth will help build
dinosaurs in the encyclopedia and find honest

Family Games from “Resources for Education”

Examples: up, down, left, right. Practice counting. If your child can
Waiting games Take all the change out of your count to 100, count by 10’s. Say each
Waiting has become a part of our every- number and ask them to repeat it after
pocket and let your youngsters sort it. you.
day lives. The next time you hear,
Then, show them how to count it out. Try an alphabet search. One person
“How much longer?” try one
Count the pennies. Look at the coins. finds an object that begins with the
of these ideas to occupy your children: One side is called the head, it has the
Play word games. Start with a simple head of a former president. The other letter a. The next person finds some-
side is called tails. Play a game and thing beginning with b, and so on.
word like up, and take turns thinking of
have your child call heads or tails. You
opposites or alternative words. flip the coin and have them call it.

Learning Guidelines from “Resources for Education”

When parents get involved in learning, (peeling a banana) and Honey horse sister’s son is also very active, I asked
kids are more successful. Help your (galloping). Show the action that her for some advice. She suggested that
youngsters get off to a good start in they do. Tell me the sound that Amy get as much exercise as possible.
school by creating habits like these at Gordo and Honey say. So, we try to go for a walk or play in
home: • Limit time on electronic game devices. the park almost ever y day. On other
Try to give equal time to developing days, Amy rides her bike or plays run-
• Make time each day to look over ning games with the other kids on our
vocabulary or playing outside.
school papers with your youngsters. block. I’ve noticed that Amy is espe-
Be on the lookout for notes from cially “wired” when she’s overtired, so
their teachers, and mark important My daughter Amy always seemed to I make sure she gets plenty of sleep.
dates on the calendar. be “bouncing off the walls”— at The difference these changes have
• Sharing at dinnertime is helpful. “I home, at school, just about everywhere. made to her behavior is wonderful —
see that you have Gordo gorilla I didn’t know what to do. Since my and I’m calmer, too!

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

Apostles Lutheran School
5828 Santa Teresa Blvd.
Calendar Items
San Jose, CA 95123
Tuesday, Oct. 12 Sweet Tomatoes fundraiser
School Phone: 408-578-4800 Wednesday, Oct. 13 Wildlife Association Presenta-
Miss S:
School & Church:
tion for the children at school
WELS (church group) website: Thursday, Oct. 14 Field Trip (children will be as-
signed to drivers soon) Wear a yellow t-shirt or the
field trip shirt.
Friday, Oct. 15 Collaboration Day 11:45 a.m. dis-
r blog at
Look for ou
http//: m I have snack ready. I will also be picking up small
water bottles and juice containers to drink. If a
couple people have small coolers (easy to transport)
to use to keep the juice and water cool.
Those children who order milk will drink their milk
and juice at school at lunch time.

Monday: arrive after basket by the door.
Half-day at 11:45
Full day 3:00
Half-day at 11:45
Thursday: arrive after
Full Day 3:00
Review folder Wear a yellow t-shirt or the
Tuesday: arrive after field trip shirt.
8:00 Full Day Friday: arrive after
P.E. wear running shoes 8:00
Dismissal at 3:00 Return Homework in
Wednesday: arrive af- Folder
ter 8:00 Dismissal at 11:45
Chapel money placed in