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Welcome to Kindergarten!

HOLY CROSS LUTHERAN SCHOOL MISSION STATEMENT: 
Helping Children Grow in Faith, Knowledge and Service

2016-2017 SCHOOL YEAR THEME: 
Life in Jesus bears the fruit of the Spirit.

BASED ON GOD'S WORD FROM GALATIANS 5:22-23:
"But the fruit of the Spirit is love, joy, peace, patience, kindness, goodness, faithfulness, gentleness and self-control. Against such things there is no law."

A WORD FROM MRS. JAHNKE:
If you are looking for a Christian Kindergarten for your child, Holy Cross is an excellent choice. At Holy Cross, the children grow spiritually, physically and intellectually in a very loving and accepting environment and God's Word is shared with them daily. In all that we do, we are reminded of the love, forgiveness and constant presence of the Triune God.

Sight Words

We are learning many high frequency words from the Dolch sight word list.

Our current word wall includes:

and  the  like   go  to  my  can  see  is  we play  up  red  orange  green  yellow  red

 

 

Bible Story

This week we are talking about Joseph and the problems he had with his brothers.  As we look at their family we learn that even when we have problems God is working. 

Homework

We have two sheets of homework this week.  One practices reading sight words and the other practices counting and recognizing numbers from ten to twenty.

ORDERING BOOKS FOR YOUR CHILD:
Click on link below to order books online: Scholastic Book Orders (Kindergarten Class Code is GTZNJ) Ordering online is easy and fun. For each online parent order, Scholastic gives a book coupon to your child's teacher to select a book for your child's classroom.

Show and Tell

Show and Tell will begin during the Second Quarter.  A theme will be given to the students along with a Show and Tell bag. When the Show and Tell bag comes home, the student may bring an item and be prepared to talk about it.  The other students try to guess what the object is by asking questions which are listed below.

 

  We will ask questions of the student & feel the item before looking in the bag.  The questions always follow this format: 

 What group is it from? (toys, animals, tools...)

What does it do or what do you do with it?

What does it look like? (color/shape...)

What is it made of?

Does it have parts?

Where did it come from?

 

 

 

 

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