Michelle Corey

Mrs. Corey's Kindergarten Website

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   Phone: ( 732-291-2020 ) ext: 018

email: mcorey@ahes.k12.nj.us
December 2019 Newsletter – Our Lady of Sorrows School

Important Dates:
December 16th Afternoon Conferences
December 17th Evening Conferences
December 23rd Virtual Holiday Breakfast Party:
Wear your pjs, decorate your space and let's celebrate the holidays with a special breakfast!


Our Kindergarten Friends

Claire  Charles  Jack  Primrose

Michael  Alice  Bryce  Gwendolyn

Aurora  Jacob  Owen  Finley 

Lily  Caden  Helen  Eric Emree

Lauren  Morgan  Briana 

Halle  Rhys  Tyler

13 Girls
  10 Boys
  23 students 

Special Class Schedule

 


In- Person Students 

Virtual Students

Monday

PE 

Technology

Tuesday

Art

Spanish/SEL

Wednesday

PE

PE and Music 

Thursday

Technology

Music and Art

Friday

Music

PE and Story time


Our Curriculum this month:

Reading :  We are continuing our first Unit in Reading Workshop. We will learn about how we are all readers and that we all enjoy different types of books.

In Wilson fundations we will be starting to learn our lowercase letters and sounds. We will learn to write the lowercase letters.

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Sight  Words 

Please practice these words:
The children need to know these by the end of the month! 

 

September RED Words
and, can,
is, me, no, the, you



Wilson fundations: We are working on our lowercase letters and sounds
Reading Workshop: Fiction Unit

Writer's Workshop: We are working on our Personal Narratives Unit.

Math:We are working on our unit in Ready Classroom on: 
Making Groups of 6,7,8,9,10 
Science and Social Studies:
Weather Unit
Holiday traditions

Social and Emotional Learning:

Dan St. Romain Behavior Lessons:

In class Juan Pablo teaches us how to be a kind and caring friend. Below are some of the phrases we us in class to help us learn to make good choices.

The phrases we use in class are in parentheses.

Please ask you child about these and reinforce them at home too.

1. Following Directions   ( I follow directions right away)

2. Handling Disappointment ( We get what we need, not always what we want)

3. Respect personal space   ( I have my space you have your space)

4. Getting a grown-ups attention appropriately (When I want the teacher's attention, I raise my hand)

5. Making Good independent choices  ( I have my own brain, I can make my own choices)

6. Paying Attention ( Where the eyes go, the brain follows)

7. Compassion   ( When I do the right thing, I have a happy heart)

8. Honesty ( Always tell the truth, no whoppers)

9)  Using Kind Words ( Just because I think it doesn't mean I say it)

10) Learning from Mistakes ( The more we practice, the better we get)
***Juan Pablo's second set of 10 More Simple Lessons for Good Behavior


1) We treat others the way you want to be treated.
2) Our differences make us special.
3) My brain controls my body.
4) We can break bad habits and build good ones.
5) We are all citizens, we take care of our community.
6) Good choices bring out my best self.
7) Our behavior sends a message.
8) I use my time wisely and do my work precisely.
9) Every person is gifted. Every person has challenges.
10) I can exercise my brain. I can exercise my body.

Find out more at  www.danstromain.com

 

 

Weekly Homework:

IReady Math and Reading daily practice

Monthly Choice Board activities

Razz Kids Reading online

 Practice all sight words 

Read to your child nightly

Tuesday: Poetry Journals: read and sing songs/poems at home

** Here are some fun websites: 

      www.funbrain.com

www.kbears.com

www.starfall.com

www.abcya.com

Monday: “Wear Blue Day” in recognition of World Day of Bullying Prevention:

        Wear blue clothing.

 

Tuesday:  “Put Your Best Foot Forward”: Dress for the occasion and wear your

                     best outfit for the day.

 

Wednesday: "Stand & WALK Together Against Bullying":  Wear school colored

                               clothing – blue & yellow

                      **Join the AHES TRAIN – In recognition of National Walk to School Day we will be creating a walking train down First Avenue from the Harbor Playground to school.  The train will leave the “harbor station” at 8:00 am sharp.  We are happy to pick up passengers along the way on the school side (East side) of First Avenue.  Parents and siblings are welcome to join us for the walk. Students coming from the west side of First Avenue will need to be crossed over by parents using the crosswalks, or at the corner of First Avenue and East Washington by the crossing guard.

 

Thursday:  "Team up and Stay Safe":  Wear a team jersey or t-shirt

 

Friday:  “Hats off to you for showing respect to yourself and others!”:   Wear

                   your favorite hat to school

Monday: “Wear Blue Day” in recognition of World Day of Bullying Prevention:

        Wear blue clothing.

 

Tuesday:  “Put Your Best Foot Forward”: Dress for the occasion and wear your

                     best outfit for the day.

 

Wednesday: "Stand & WALK Together Against Bullying":  Wear school colored

                               clothing – blue & yellow

                      **Join the AHES TRAIN – In recognition of National Walk to School Day we will be creating a walking train down First Avenue from the Harbor Playground to school.  The train will leave the “harbor station” at 8:00 am sharp.  We are happy to pick up passengers along the way on the school side (East side) of First Avenue.  Parents and siblings are welcome to join us for the walk. Students coming from the west side of First Avenue will need to be crossed over by parents using the crosswalks, or at the corner of First Avenue and East Washington by the crossing guard.

 

Thursday:  "Team up and Stay Safe":  Wear a team jersey or t-shirt

 

Friday:  “Hats off to you for showing respect to yourself and others!”:   Wear

                   your favorite hat to school

Monday: “Wear Blue Day” in recognition of World Day of Bullying Prevention:

        Wear blue clothing.

 

Tuesday:  “Put Your Best Foot Forward”: Dress for the occasion and wear your

                     best outfit for the day.

 

Wednesday: "Stand & WALK Together Against Bullying":  Wear school colored

                               clothing – blue & yellow

                      **Join the AHES TRAIN – In recognition of National Walk to School Day we will be creating a walking train down First Avenue from the Harbor Playground to school.  The train will leave the “harbor station” at 8:00 am sharp.  We are happy to pick up passengers along the way on the school side (East side) of First Avenue.  Parents and siblings are welcome to join us for the walk. Students coming from the west side of First Avenue will need to be crossed over by parents using the crosswalks, or at the corner of First Avenue and East Washington by the crossing guard.

 

Thursday:  "Team up and Stay Safe":  Wear a team jersey or t-shirt

 

Friday:  “Hats off to you for showing respect to yourself and others!”:   Wear

                   your favorite hat to school