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Kindergarten 2

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

Jesus Time Language Math
God Chooses Moses feel that all is impossible. Follow the words with
our finger under the October 25-November 3

words.
God Leads His People These two weeks in Reading Week 9-10
Through The Red Sea and Writing we will: • www.starfall to do a
reading sound review
• Focus on the
sounds /q/, /r/, Special points of in-
These two weeks we will
This week we will: terest:
see again how God chose /s/, /t/
Moses to be a leader even • Draw Queeny quail, • Write numeral 2, 3, 4,
when Moses did not feel up Robby rabbit, Sammy 5, 6
to the challenge. snake, Timmy tigerr • Order numerals 1-10
Then God leads His people • Review Captain Capital • Tell a math story
to safety when everything A-T • Tell some fewer stories
looks impossible. Pharaoh
• ABC order through T with 4
and his army are following
them and they are running • Listen for the sounds in • Identify ways to write
into the Red Sea. words, beginning, mid- or say 5
dle, end • Count by 5’s and 6’s
Talk with your child about
past blessings. Make a • Read words with q, r, s,
blessing jar. Add to it each t sounds Inside this issue:
week. Pull it out when you • Read our another story.
Parent Homework 2

Child’s Homework 2

Music P.E. Social Studies/Science Collecting 2

Songs: practice songs for P.E. T, Th: how water moves,
Calendar 4
the Fall Musical Introduc- water can be a liquid, solid,
Please wear comfortable
tion (K1-K2 on October 29 gas
shoes for running.
7 p.m.) F: a.m. Scholastic News
Social St/Sci
Concepts: Rossini, staff,
M, W: Travel to another
notes in spaces and lines
country, Italy, review conti-
Friday: move to the beat nents
Homework
Parent Homework • Include protein in your special treats at home
Other child’s breakfast for a
longer lasting supply of
• Review your child’s
energy
homework.

• Save donuts for a spe-
• Read two books to
cial treat instead of
your child each night
breakfast

• Keep an early bedtime
• Save pop or soda for

Homework to Do With Your Child
Read books to your child sound clap your hands. Thursday: Play a game
Monday: Talk about people who
everyday. Tuesday: make 6’s with
gave us freedom. Thank someone
Monday: Phonics game or legos or noodles or wiki sticks
for fighting for freedom.
activity or go hunting for Wednesday: Look for the Tuesday: Hang a flag
vowel sounds a (Allie), e sight words: in, the, The,
Enjoy your break!
(elephant), i(inchworm), o and, is, are, and. Slap the ta-
(Olive). When you hear the ble or give your mom and dad
a high five for every word you see.

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.
Supplies

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Helpful Hints from “Resources for Education” www.rfeonline.com

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” www.rfeonline.com

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” www.rfeonline.com

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, W
Mrs. Albrecht T, Th
Calendar Items

Apostles Lutheran School
5828 Santa Teresa Blvd. Monday: Bring paperwork for retake day
San Jose, CA 95123
Tuesday, Oct. 26 or Oct. 28 Consider bringing a card, picture, sugar-
free vanilla non-fat latte, flowers, or treat for Mrs. Albrecht. She
School Phone: 408-578-4800 has a birthday this week and we are very thankful for the time she
Miss S: lschleusener@apostlessj.org and Mrs. Naumann (birthday is the end of May) volunteer.
School & Church: www.apostlessj.org
WELS (church group) website: Wednesday, Oct. 27 School Picture Make-up Day
www.wels.net Friday, Oct. 29 We sing our songs to introduce the 1-3 grade musical
Arrive 6:40 or 6:45 in the K2 classroom, Family and friends sit in
the church.
Friday, Oct. 27 End of first Quarter
November 1-3 Mrs. Naumann will be teaching for Miss S. while she
r blog at
Look for ou visits her family due to her mother’s health.
http//: m
.blogspot.co Wednesday, Nov. 3 Half-day 11:45 a.m. dismissal
apostlesk2
Thursday and Friday Nov. 4-5 No School California State Teacher’s
Conference
Tuesday, Nov. 9 California Pizza Kitchen Fundraiser
Wednesday, Nov. 9 How to Help With Reading Homework 3:30-4:00,
5:30-6:00 (email your preference to me by Nov. 8)
Tuesday-Thursday, Nov. 16-18 Parent/Teacher Consultation
Saturday, Nov. 20 Kindergarten Open House for families who might
be interested in attending next year
Sunday, Nov. 21 Kindergarten sings 11:15 a.m. 11:00 practice in K2
room
Calendar
Monday: arrive after 3:00 Full day
Half-day at 11:45
8:00 Monday: Arrive after
Full day 3:00
Half-day at 11:45 8:00
Thursday: arrive after
Full Day 3:00 Half-day dismissal 11:45
8:00
Review folder Full Day 3:00
Full day 3:00
Tuesday: arrive after Tuesday: Arrive after
Friday: arrive after
8:00 Full Day 8:00
8:00
P.E. wear running shoes Full day 3:00
Chapel money may be
Dismissal at 3:00 brought in the envelope. Wednesday: Return
Wednesday: arrive af- folder
Keep folder until next
ter 8:00 Wednesday. dismissal at 11:45
11:45 Half-day

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