Anna Kontzamanis

SPECIALS

MONDAY – Gym, Music

TUESDAY – Library, Gym

WEDNESDAY – Health, Spanish

THURSDAY – Spanish, Technology

FRIDAY – Spanish, Art

Thursday, June 18, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

I can’t believe it is the last day of kindergarten. We are Zooming into summer today. I hope your summer is filled with a lot of fun in the sun. I have loved being your teacher this year, and I am already looking forward to seeing you in first grade in September! Have a fantastic summer!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis

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Phase 4: Day 18 (6/18/20) Assignments

** WE WILL ZOOM AT 11:30 TODAY!

 

Language Arts

  • Read some new exciting books over the summer.
  • Review IXL Language Arts activities.
  • Continue working in your sight word journal. Try to find your new sight words when you read!
  • Keep a journal about what you do over the summer.

 

Math

  • Count down the days until I see you again in September!
  • Review IXL Math activities.
  • Practice writing numbers 1-50 and counting from 1-100 by tens and ones.

Social Studies / Science 

  • Have fun completing your time capsule with your family!
  • Play outside, get some exercise and help your family around the house.

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is YELLOW Day! I am wearing a yellow shirt today. Did you know that Father’s Day is on Sunday? We will celebrate by doing some fun activities with our dads today. You can make a beautiful card for dad or ask him how you can help out around the house!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 17 (6/17/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Happy Father’s Day! Read a book with dad and try to find some of your sight words.
  • Make a card for dad today. Here are some things you can write:
    • I love you!
    • Happy Father’s Day!
    • You are the best dad.

 

Math

  • Give dad 10 hugs and 5 kisses.

Social Studies / Science 

  • Happy Father’s Day! Ask dad how you can help him around the house today. You can help with dinner, set the table, clean your room, or put away the laundry!
  • Spend some time playing with dad today.

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is eXercise Day and Virtual Field Day! Exercising every day is good for your body and helps to keep you healthy and strong. What is your favorite way to exercise? My favorite way to exercise is by taking a long walk!


Be sure to check out Dr. DelCalzo’s homework site today for more information on Field Day activities!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 4: Day 16 (6/16/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity E.1 How many syllables does the word have?
  • Listen along to “The Yoga Ogre” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VAz7ltxQfuM
  • Write and complete this sentence in your notebook:
    • I can exercise by _________.
  • Draw and color a picture.

Math

  • Get some exercise with this fun math workout!
    • Run in place for 2 minutes
    • Count by tens to 100 while doing jumping jacks
    • Touch your toes 14 times
    • Do 7 push ups (try your best!)
    • Do 10 arm circles
    • Do 20 hops
    • Balance on one foot for as long as you can. How many seconds did you balance?

Social Studies / Science 

Monday, June 15, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

I hope you had a fantastic weekend. Today is Wacky Day and virtual Related Arts Day! I can’t wait to see you on Zoom in your wacky clothes. We are going to watch our picture slideshow today. Can you think of something that would be wacky to have in school? I think it would be wacky to have a pony as a class pet.

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 15 (6/15/20) Assignments


Today is virtual Related Arts Day! Choose 4 or more activities from the choice board to complete. https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1quhFTb-HjdplNjqdZYZjikI30Y5q1d1sbkviKEw7t6U/present 

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity F.2 Choose the picture that rhymes with the word.
  • Listen along to a wacky story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XxLhXisQt0Y
  • Draw a picture of yourself or a family member wearing wacky clothing. Label at least 3 things in your picture.

Math

  • Find a sheet of construction paper (or a few sheets if you’d like to make a rainbow or a pattern) and create a paper chain. Cut the paper into strips and tape or glue them together.
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  • Use your paper chain to measure things in your house and compare lengths!
    • Example: My chain is shorter than my couch. My chain is taller than a pencil.

Social Studies / Science 

  • Use this time to complete activities for virtual Related Arts Day!

Friday, June 12, 2020

 

Good morning KA

Today is Video Day! We will watch a fun video together on Zoom today. It is also National Flip Flop Day! I love to wear my flip flops in the summertime. I counted six pairs of flip flops in my closet!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 14 (6/12/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity C.3 Find a word in a sentence
  • Listen along to “Summer” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U65Coc78Da8
  • What is your favorite thing to do in the summer? Write at least one sentence in your notebook and draw a picture!

Math


Social Studies / Science 

  • No assignment today! Use this time to watch your favorite show or cartoon with your family.

Thursday, June 11, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is USA Day! Celebrate by showing off your red, white, and blue! Sing along to some songs to celebrate our beautiful country. 

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

USA songs for kids: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qs9QPw9pNsY&list=PLGudG5z5vdvuCIPcx07wb0yfrEYKcdeAO


*REMINDER: Last names beginning with letters N-Z should pick up student materials at North Cliff TODAY from 10:00-10:30!


Phase 4: Day 13 (6/11/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity O.4 Complete the sentence with the correct short vowel word
  • Listen along to “F Is for Flag” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h8vT-YG1C94
  • Make a list of 5 words that start with “U.” Draw a picture for each one!

Math

  • Take a look at the American flag:
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  • How many red stripes do you see? How many white stripes do you see? How many stripes are on the flag in all? Talk to a family member about the flag using math words.
  • Complete the addition sentence:
  • ______ red stripes + ______ white stripes = ________ stripes in all

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “American Symbols” magazine and watch the corresponding video (American Symbols).
  • Complete the virtual activity on the back of the magazine. Play the “American Symbols: Concentration” game if you’d like!
  • Note: This is an older issue, so you may have to type the title in the search bar to find it!

Wednesday, June 10, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Team Day! I am wearing my Yankees shirt. I like to watch my kids play football, basketball, softball and volleyball. What is your favorite sport to watch? What is your favorite sport to play?

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


*REMINDER: Last names beginning with letters A-M should pick up student materials at North Cliff TODAY from 10:00 - 10:30!


Phase 4: Day 12 (6/10/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity O.3 Spell the short vowel word
  • Listen along to “Sammy Sloth Superstar” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vh2JvLdi64E
  • Discuss these questions with a family member:
    • What new sport or activity would you like to try? Why?
    • How do you think Sammy was feeling when he didn’t make a team?
    • Can you think of another activity where it is good to be slow and take your time?

Math


Social Studies / Science 

  • Celebrate team day by working with a parent, sibling, or other family member to create something together. You can build, bake, or make a craft! Send me a picture when you’re finished!

Tuesday, June 9, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Happy School Spirit Day! I love teaching at North Cliff. I am wearing my blue and white eagle shirt today. Celebrate your school spirit by drawing a picture of your favorite thing to do at North Cliff!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 11 (6/9/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity O.2 Complete the word with the right short vowel
  • Write and complete the sentence below in your notebook. Draw and color a picture!
    • I love North Cliff because __________.

 

Math

  • Ask mom or dad to set a timer for 5 minutes. Go around your house to find as many blue or white items as you can. Write an addition sentence to tell what you found.
    • Example: 5 blue items + 4 white items = 9 total items

Social Studies / Science 

Monday, June 8, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Happy Rainbow Day! Celebrate by wearing your favorite color of the rainbow, or you can wear something that has all the colors of the rainbow! I am going to wear my rainbow bowtie.

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 10 (6/8/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity O.1 Identify the short vowel sound in a word
  • Listen to “The Rainbow Fish” on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QFORvXhub28&t=140s
  • Complete the following sentences in your notebook:
    • I can share my ________.
    • Sharing makes me feel _______.

 

Math

  • Go on a rainbow scavenger hunt! Find something in your house (or outside) that is
    • Red
    • Orange
    • Yellow
    • Green
    • Blue
    • Purple 
  • Take a picture of your collection to send to me! You can also write what you found in your notebook.

Social Studies / Science 

Friday, June 5, 2020

 

Good morning KA Queens and Kings!

Today is Queen and King Day! I can’t wait to see you on Zoom in your fancy clothes. We will read a story about castles and do a fun activity with a special guest today! 

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


**PARENTS: Your child will need the following for today's Zoom meeting: 1-2 pieces of paper about 8 1/2 x 11 (the thicker the better), a pencil, glue stick / tape, scissors, and materials to decorate the crown (crayons, markers, stickers etc.)


Phase 4: Day 9 (6/5/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity P.6 Find the long U word
  • Listen to “The Recess Queen” on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mp3bKxYtnMM
  • Parents: You can write the story for your child and have him/her fill in the blanks if it is too long for them to copy.
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Math


Social Studies / Science 

  • If you were a queen or king for the day, what rules would you have? Write two rules in your notebook. They can be serious or silly. Draw a picture for each one.
    • Examples: I would make sure everyone wears a helmet while bike riding.
    • I would give dessert to everyone.

Thursday, June 4, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Picnic Day! Enjoy your lunch or snack outside today. I am going to sit outside on my patio and have lunch with my family today.

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 8 (6/4/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity N.4 Choose the short U sentence that matches the picture
  • Join the Berenstain Bears’ picnic: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X-1FR5MGMk
  • Make a list of at least 5 things you would bring to a picnic. Remember to draw and color a picture for each one!

 

Math


Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “Summertime Senses” magazine and watch the corresponding video (The Five Senses).
  • How do you know summer is coming? What do you like to do in the summer? Tell a family member.
  • Note: This is an older issue, so you may have to type the title in the search bar to find it!

Wednesday, June 3, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Outdoor Reading Day! Grab a stuffed animal and a blanket and cuddle up with a good book outside. My favorite place to read is on the hammock in my backyard. Where is your favorite place to read?

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 7 (6/3/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Complete IXL activity N.3 Complete the short U word
  • Choose a book to read outside today. It can be a new book or a book you have already read. Ask mom or dad to take a picture of you outside!
  • Write at least one sentence about what you read. Draw and color a picture!

 

Math

  • Get some outdoor exercise and practice your counting today! Do the following exercises: 
    • 10 jumping jacks
    • 8 frog jumps
    • 15 toe touches
    • 17 hops
    • Run for 30 seconds

Social Studies / Science 

  • Write the words below in your notebook. While you’re outside, go on a scavenger hunt for these items. Put a check next to the word when you find it!
    • Leaf
    • Grass
    • Flower
    • Cloud
    • Insect 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Happy Name Day!  Choose a silly name today and make yourself a name tag.  You can write your silly name on all of your work today.

Love,

Mrs. Banana Split


Phase 4: Day 6 (6/2/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Fill out the following sentences using the first letter of your name.  Draw a picture. 

My name is ________ and my friend’s name is ____________.  We come  

(your name) (friend's name)

from 

                                                  


____________and we sell ______________.    _____________ is a 

        (place)                         (something to sell)      (your name)


____________ and _____________ is a ______________.

       (animal)              (friend’s name)                   (animal)


Math

  • How many letters are in your first name.  How many are in your last name.  Write a number sentence and add them together.

___________ + _____________ = _______________

 (first name)           (last name)


Social Studies / Science 

  • Go outside and find something in nature to write your name with. You can use grass, rocks, sticks, etc… Take a picture and send it to me!
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  • Making twig names : Nature activity for children - Little Green ...Land Art for Kids: How To!
 

Monday, June 1, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

I hope you had a fantastic weekend. Happy Movie Day! I hope you get a chance to watch a movie with your family. It can be a movie you’ve already seen or something brand new. We will watch a short show together during our Zoom meeting. Remember to bring your snacks!

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 5 (6/1/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Write two sentences telling about your favorite movie. In the first sentence, tell me your favorite movie. In the second sentence, tell me why you like the movie.
    • Example: My favorite movie is Frozen. I love Elsa and Anna.
  • Draw and color a picture of your favorite part of the movie.
  • Complete IXL activity N.1 Find the short U word

 

Math


Social Studies / Science 

  • No assignment today! Spend this time watching a movie with your family.
 
 
 



Friday, May 29, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Lego Day! Do you like to build? I like to build with Magnatiles. When I was your age, I used to build houses and forts with old cardboard boxes!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 4 (5/29/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

 

Math

  • Take some of your toys  (blocks, action figures, Magnatiles, etc.) and sort them by color, shape, or size. When you are done sorting, mix them all up and try to sort another way.

Social Studies / Science 

  • Use Legos, blocks, or any other item in your house to build a tower. How high can you make your tower? Take a picture of your creation and send it to me!

Thursday, May 28, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Kick Off Your Shoes Day! You have worked so hard at home. Take some time to kick off your shoes and relax today. You can watch TV, play on an iPad, read a book, or take a nap! I am going to celebrate by sitting outside in my hammock and reading a book.

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 3 (5/28/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • K is for Kindergarten! Read all about Miss Bindergarten’s Wild Day in Kindergarten: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DU8E-6a7Oe0
  • Make a list of at least 5 things that start with the letter K. Remember to draw and color a picture for each one! 
  • Complete IXL activity M.4 Choose the short o sentence that matches the picture

 

Math

  • Kick off your shoes and measure them! Use a Lego, paper clip, or any other item in your house to measure your shoe. Then, measure mom or dad’s shoe. Whose shoe is larger? Whose is smaller?

Social Studies / Science 



REMINDER: PLEASE CONTINUE TO COMPLETE AND SEND ALL WORK TO SPECIAL AREA TEACHERS











 
 

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Joke Day! Here are some silly jokes that you can share with your family:

Where do cows go to have fun? The mooooo-vies!

Why did the melon jump into the lake? It wanted to be a water-melon!

What can you call a dinosaur that is sleeping? A dino-snore!

What do elves learn at school? The elf-abet!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 2 (5/27/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Listen to a silly story by Mo Willems: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n-dHeNfXtgc
  • Write and complete the following sentences in your notebook. Be sure to start with an uppercase letter and end with a period. Draw and color a picture!
    • The pigeon can ________.
    • The pigeon cannot _______. 
  • Complete IXL activity M.2 Choose the short O word that matches the picture

 

Math


Social Studies / Science 

  • J is for jumping!  
  • Do 10 jumping jacks, 10 regular jumps, and 10 frog jumps. Ask mom or dad to set a timer and time you! Can you do it faster the second time?

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Happy Insect Day! You will read a story about one type of insect - a ladybug! Practice the short “i” sound with a family member today. How many words can you think of that have the “i” sound in the middle?

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 4: Day 1 (5/26/20) Assignments

 

Language Arts

  • Listen to “The Grouchy Ladybug” by Eric Carle: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jr3ha03MsK0
  • Write one sentence about what makes you grouchy. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with a period. Draw and color a picture.
    • I feel grouchy when ________.
  • Complete IXL activity M.1 Find the short O word

 

Math

  • Draw a ladybug in your notebook. You can use the image below to help you. Be sure to give your ladybug six legs! 
  • Draw some spots on one of the ladybug’s wings and some spots on the other. Write an addition sentence to show how many spots in all.Ladybug Addition Activity (With images) | Addition activities ...

Social Studies / Science 

Thursday, May 21, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            We are celebrating the letter G today! What are you wearing that is GREEN? I am wearing a green shirt and green scrunchie. Play “I spy” with the color green. I spy a green bag, a green kitchen towel, and green apples.

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 14 (5/21/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity L.4 Choose the short i sentence that matches the picture and P.4 Find the long i word.
  • Draw and label these short “i” words in your notebook: lip, igloo, pig, kid.
  • OPTIONAL: Watch the long vowel “i” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEVPVf5jptI

 

Sight Words

Words: an, each, which

Complete the Thursday activity. (Find and circle the words.) AND/OR Play a memory game with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity Q.6 Classify and sort by shape
  • ·Make a large shape graph with items from your house. Put at least 4 items in each category (circle, square, rectangle, triangle). Take a picture and send it to your teacher!

 

Social Studies / Science 

Wednesday, May 20, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            We are celebrating the letter F today. We will enjoy our favorite fruits together on Zoom! Today is also National Pick Strawberries Day. Have you ever picked strawberries or any other fruit?      I go apple picking every year!                     

                                                Love, 

                                                                                 Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 13 (5/20/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity L.3 Complete the short i word.
  • Play the short “i” Cloud Catcher game: https://www.education.com/game/short-i-cloud-catcher/

 

Sight Words

Words: an, each, which

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Find and circle the words.) AND/OR Play sight word tic-tac-toe with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity Q.5 Classify and sort by color
  • Sort by color with Sid the Science Kid: https://pbskids.org/sid/games/sorting-box
  • Practice sorting some items around your house by color: crayons, Legos, beads, etc.

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Review the “Taking Care of Baby” magazine and play the “Caring Concentration” game. You can complete the hands-on activity if you’d like!    

 

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Time Travel Tuesday! If you could time travel, would you go back in time or jump into the future? I would go back in time and hang out with the dinosaurs! Remember to celebrate the letter E by playing on an electronic today! It can be an iPad, computer, phone, or game system.

 

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 12 (5/19/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity L.2 Choose the short i word that matches the picture.
  • Write 3 or more words that have the short “i” sound in your notebook.

 

Sight Words

Words: an, each, which

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.) AND/OR Go on a scavenger hunt with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity Q.4 Classify shapes by color
  • Play shapes and color bingo on ABCYa: https://www.abcya.com/games/shapes_colors_bingo
  • Draw 3 of the same shape in your notebook (i.e. 3 hearts or 3 triangles). Color each of them a different color. Write the color word next to each shape.    

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Create a card or poster for someone who takes care of you. Draw a picture of that person, write his or her name, and write a note to them! You can say:
    • I love you!
    • Thank you!
    • You are the best!

 

Monday, May 18, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            I hope you had a wonderful weekend. Today is “Moving Up Monday.” You are almost first graders! What are you looking forward to in first grade? What are you nervous about? Remember to draw a picture today to celebrate the letter D on our ABC Countdown. I love seeing your beautiful artwork!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Please write a “thank you” card and draw a picture for the presenters (Carol and Alexis) at Van Saun Park.  Please send them to me by 3:00 on Wednesday, May 20th so that I can make a collage for them.

 

Phase 3: Day 11 (5/18/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Listen to the short vowel “i” song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13clYehVJHo
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity 1 Find the short i word.

 

Sight Words

Words: an, each, which

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.) AND/OR Write your new sight words 3 times each using different colors.

 

Math

  • Log into IXL and complete activity 3 Same and different
  • Listen along and play a “same or different game”: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Gng5a5FCSZc
  • Draw 3 rectangles and color them in. Make 2 of them exactly the same and make 1 of them different.       

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “Taking Care of Baby” magazine and watch the corresponding video (Thanks for Taking Care of Me).
  • Complete the virtual activity on the back of the magazine.            

 

 

 

 

Friday, May 15, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Happy Crazy Sock Day! Today is the International Day of Families! This day celebrates families all over the world. I love my family because we play games together, watch movies together, and help each other. What makes your family special? 

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

REMINDER: VIRTUAL FIELD TRIP ON ZOOM TODAY AT 12:00

 

Phase 3: Day 10 (5/15/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Watch the long vowel “e” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hCjNJcUQBrI
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity P.3 Find the long e word.

 

Sight Words

Words: said, there, use

Complete the Friday activity. (Write each word in a sentence.) AND/OR Play “Beat the Clock.” Set a timer for one minute and see how many times you can write each sight word.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity T.6 Compare weight, size, and capacity
  • Go on a scavenger hunt in your home or outside for the following objects. Ask mom or dad to take a picture of your collection!
    • Something long and something short
    • Something heavy and something light
    • Something small and something large

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Listen and dance along to SpongeBob’s jellyfish jam! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oWqAf4eex14
  • Create your own jellyfish using a paper plate (or paper cut into a semicircle) and any other materials you have at home.


Paper plate jellyfish craft for kids. Summer craft. Ocean / sea ...Paper Plate jellyfish - 400 - Easy Kids Craft

 

Thursday, May 14, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Happy Thursday and Happy Backwards Day! You will watch a video all about ocean animals today. What is your favorite ocean animal? My favorite ocean animal is a dolphin. I swam with a dolphin when I was on vacation in Florida many years ago.

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 9 (5/14/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity K.4 Choose the short e word that matches the picture.
  • Draw and label these short “e” words in your notebook: bed, pen, egg, jet

 

Sight Words

Words: said, there, use

Complete the Thursday activity. (Trace and write the missing letters.) AND/OR Play a memory game with your sight words.

 

Math

 

Social Studies / Science 

Wednesday, May 13, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is National Bike to School Day. Since we can’t be in school, spend some time riding your bike or scooter outside. If you don’t have a bike or scooter, just go outside and get some fresh air! I can’t wait to see your stuffed animals on Zoom today!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 8 (5/13/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity K.3 Complete the short e word.
  • Play the short “e” Mud Hopper game: https://www.education.com/game/short-e-hopper/

 

Sight Words

Words: said, there, use

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Unscramble and write the words.) AND/OR Play sight word tic-tac-toe with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity T.4 Light and heavy
  • Find something in your house that is light and something in your house that is heavy. Draw these objects in your notebook and label them with the words LIGHT and HEAVY.
  • Test what you found by tying the objects to a hanger. Take a picture to show your teacher.

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Review the “Super Sea Turtle” magazine and play the “A Sea of Sight Words” game. You can do the Dance Break too!

 

 

Tuesday, May 12, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is “Tell Me About It” Tuesday! If you had one million dollars, what would you buy? There’s a catch! You can only buy things that start with the first letter of your name.  Make a list of at least 5 things.

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

Phase 3: Day 7 (5/12/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity K.2 Choose the picture that matches the short e word.
  • Write 3 or more words that have the short “e” sound in your notebook.

 

Sight Words

Words: said, there, use

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.) AND/OR Go on a scavenger hunt with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity T.11 Build cube trains to measure height
  • Use a piece of string to measure your height with a parent or sibling. If you do not have string, stand against the wall and have mom or dad mark your height with a post-it, sticker, or any other mark. Take a picture to show your teacher!

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “Super Sea Turtle” magazine and watch the corresponding video (Ocean of Life). Complete the virtual syllable activity on the back of the magazine.

Monday, May 11, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Happy Monday! I hope you had a fantastic weekend with mom. Today is Eat What You Want Day! If you could eat anything you want, what would it be? I would eat pasta with meat sauce for dinner and chocolate-covered strawberries for dessert.

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 6 (5/11/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Listen to the short vowel “e” song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y1VTHOfIO4E
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity  K.1 Find the short e word.

 

Sight Words

Words: said, there, use

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.) AND/OR Write your new sight words 3 times each using different colors.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity T.10 Measure height with cubes
  • Draw a flower or a building in your notebook. Use a penny to measure the height of your drawing. Trace the penny as you go. Write the number next to your drawing.

 

Social Studies / Science 

 

Friday, May 8, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Did you know that Mother’s Day is on Sunday? We will celebrate by doing some fun activities with our moms today. You can make a beautiful card for mom or ask her how you can help out around the house!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 5 (5/8/20) Assignments

 

Reading and Writing

  • Happy Mother’s Day! Read a book with mom and try to find some of your sight words.
  • Make a card for mom today. Here are some things you can write:
    • I love you!
    • Happy Mother’s Day!
    • You are the best mom.

 

Math

  • Give mom 10 hugs and 5 kisses.

 

Social Studies / Science 

Happy Mother’s Day! Ask mom how you can help her around the house today. You can help with dinner, set the table, clean your room, or put away the laundry!
mom
 

Thursday, May 7, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Thursday! Do you remember Theo the “th” brother? Thursday has the “th” sound. Make a list of as many “th” words as you can think of!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 4 (5/7/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Watch the long vowel “a” video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_7byj6wgUE4
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity P.2 Find the long a word.

 

Sight Words

Words: when, your, can

Complete the Thursday and Friday activities. (Find and circle the words.) AND/OR Play a memory game with your sight words.

 

Math

 

Social Studies / Science 

Wednesday, May 6, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is National Nurse Day! Nurses help us feel better when we are sick or hurt. Make a card or picture for Nurse Candice today. Ask mom or dad to take a picture and I will send your beautiful creations to Nurse Candice.  Please send me your picture by 7:00.

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 3 (5/6/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activities J.3 Complete the short a word and J.4 Choose the short a sentence that matches the picture.

 

Sight Words

Words: when, your, can

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Find and circle the words.) AND/OR Play sight word tic-tac-toe with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity T.7 Measure length with objects
  • Draw 4 lines of different lengths in your notebook (use a ruler or anything you have to make your lines straight).
  • Use anything in your house (a coin, a connecting cube, a paper clip) to measure your lines. Write the number next to the line (i.e. the line is 4 coins long).       

 

Social Studies / Science 

Tuesday, May 5, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Cinco de Mayo and National Teacher Appreciation Day! Celebrate the day by practicing some of your Spanish words with mom or dad. You can also make an instrument using an empty can and some rice or dried beans. Have fun!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 3: Day 2 (5/5/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity J.2 Choose the short a word that matches the picture.
  • Write 3 or more words that have the short “a” sound in your notebook.

 

Sight Words

Words: when, your, can

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.) AND/OR Go on a scavenger hunt with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity T.2 Long and short
  • Play a “Tall and Short” game: https://www.mathgames.com/skill/K.43-tall-and-short
  • Find something that is tall and something that is short. Draw the objects’ lengths in your notebook. Label the lines with the words TALL and SHORT.

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Review the “Busy, Buzzy Bees” magazine and play the “Build an Insect” game.
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Monday, May 4, 2020

Good morning KA!

Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed your weekend. We have a lot of new and fun activities planned for you. What is one fun thing you did over the weekend? Tell me about it on Zoom!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

REMINDER: PLEASE SEND ME YOUR CHILD'S THANK YOU NOTE/PICTURE FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT TODAY BY 5:00


Phase 3: Day 1 (5/4/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Writing Bingo” board to write about and draw and color a picture. If you choose to create a list, be sure to draw a picture of each item. Remember to start with an uppercase letter and end with an end mark. Mark an X on the space when you’re finished.

 

Reading

  • Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!
  • Listen to the short vowel “a” song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vE2T8P8kURo
  • Complete IXL Language Arts activity J.1 Find the short a word.

 

Sight Words

Words: when, your, can

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.) AND/OR Write your new sight words 3 times each using different colors.

 

Math

  • Log into IXL and complete activity T.1 Long and short
  • Listen to a story about measurement: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=75NQK-Sm1YY
  • Fold one of your notebook pages in half. Label one side SHORTER and the other side LONGER. Cut 5 strips from a separate piece of paper. Color each strip a different color (or use construction paper). Cut the strip anywhere (not in the middle). Put the shorter piece on the SHORTER side and the longer piece on the LONGER side.

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “Busy, Buzzy Bees” magazine and watch the corresponding video (Busy, Busy Bees!).
  • Complete the virtual insect activity on the back of the magazine.

Friday, May 1, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Happy first day of May! Today is Space Day. You can celebrate Space Day by exploring the NASA Kids' Club website. There are games, pictures, videos, and stories all about space. Have fun!

                                Love,                                                                     Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 15 (5/1/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: all, were, we

Complete the Friday activity. (Trace and write the missing letters.) AND/OR Play “Beat the Clock.” Set a timer for one minute and see how many times you can write each sight word.

 

Math

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Review the “Would You Munch a Plant for Lunch?” magazine and play the “Build a Plant” game.

 

Thursday, April 30, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Thankful Thursday! Even though we are not in school, we have a lot to be thankful for. I am thankful that my family and I are healthy. I am also thankful to have you in my class. What are you thankful for today?  Looking forward to seeing you on Zoom with Sergeant Waldt.

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 14 (4/30/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: all, were, we

Complete the Thursday activity. (Unscramble and write the words.) AND/OR Play a memory game with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity W.10 Shapes of Everyday Objects II
  • Find the following objects in your house: a plate, a window, a book, a pillow, and a picture. Draw the shapes of these objects in your notebook and label the shapes with the items they represent.

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “Would You Munch a Plant for Lunch?” magazine and watch the corresponding video (Parts of a Plant). You can enjoy the “Dance Break: Plants” video too!
  • Complete the virtual activity on the inside and the back of the magazine.        .

 

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is “What’s In a Name?” Wednesday! Why did your parents give you your name? Do you like your name? I was named after my grandmother.

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 2: Day 13 (4/29/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: all, were, we

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Find the words.) AND/OR Play sight word tic-tac-toe with your sight words.


Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity W.9 Shapes of Everyday Objects I
  • Play the “Name the Shape Game” on Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svrkthG2950
  • Find four objects in your house. Trace their shapes in your notebook and color them in.

Social Studies / Science 

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Tuesday, April 28, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Superhero Day! I am wearing my Superman shirt to celebrate. Do you have a superhero shirt to wear today? I think you are all superheroes!

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 2: Day 12 (4/28/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: all, were, we

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.) AND/OR Go on a scavenger hunt with your sight words.


Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity W.5 Cones
  • Try your best to make a cone-shaped party hat using a piece of paper. You can decorate it however you’d like!

Social Studies / Science 

Monday, April 27, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is National Tell a Story Day! We will read a story together on Zoom today. Ask mom or dad to tell you a story about when they were a child. If you want to listen to more stories, check out Storyline Online! (storylineonline.net)

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 11 (4/27/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: all, were, we

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.) AND/OR Write your new sight words 3 times each using different colors.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity W.6 Cylinders
  • Use a toilet paper roll or paper towel roll to create a cylinder monster!
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Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Review the “A Caterpillar Grows Up” magazine and play the “What’s the Order?” game

 

 

Friday, April 24, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Find It Friday! What words can you make using the letter board below?

H

E

W

M

A

S

I

V

O


Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 2: Day 10 (4/24/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: but, not, what

Complete the Friday activity. (Write a sentence for each word.) AND/OR Play “Beat the Clock.” Set a timer for one minute and see how many times you can write each sight word.


Math


Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “A Caterpillar Grows Up” magazine and watch the corresponding video (The Life of a Butterfly).
  • Complete the virtual activity on the back of the magazine.

Thursday, April 23, 2020

 

Good morning KA

            Today is National Picnic Day! What would you bring to a picnic? I would bring potato chips and brownies. Ask mom or dad if you can eat your snack or lunch outside today to celebrate!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 9 (4/23/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: but, not, what

Complete the Thursday activity. (Write each word in a sentence) AND/OR Play a memory game with your sight words.

 

Math

 

Social Studies / Science 

 

 

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Earth Day! What can you do to keep the Earth clean? I can use my reusable water bottle so I don’t waste plastic. Listen and dance to this fun Earth Day song on Youtube. You will learn about different ways to take care of our planet!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

Earth Day song: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U3ZK5pntyNg

 

Phase 2: Day 8 (4/22/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: but, not, what

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Find and circle the words.) AND/OR Play sight word tic-tac-toe with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity W.1 Flat and Solid Shapes
  • Draw a triangle, a circle, a square, a hexagon, and a rectangle. Count the sides on each shape. Write the number inside the shape. 

 

Social Studies / Science 

(We can share them during our Friday Zoom)

 

Tuesday, April 21, 2020

 

Good morning KC!

Today is National Kindergarten Day! I love teaching Kindergarten so much and I am so lucky to have you in my class. What is your favorite part of Kindergarten? My favorite part is doing fun projects together. 

Love, 

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Phase 2: Day 7 (4/21/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: but, not, what

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.) AND/OR Go on a scavenger hunt with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity V.17 (new) Compose 2D Shapes
  • Draw a house using shapes you know (a rectangle door, a triangle roof, etc.). Color each shape a different color.

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Review the “Don’t Be a Litterbug!” magazine and play the “Clean the Park” game.

Monday, April 20, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            I hope you had a fantastic weekend. Today is Make It Great Monday! What can you do to make today a great day for someone else? You can help mom or dad clean up or cook dinner today. I will help my daughter clean her room!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 6 (4/20/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: but, not, what

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.) AND/OR Write your new sight words 3 times each using different colors.

 

Math

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “Don’t Be a Litterbug!” magazine and watch the corresponding video (Hooray for Earth Day!).                                                                    

 

        

Friday, April 17, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

       Happy FriYAY! It is almost the weekend. Why are you glad it’s Friday? I am glad it’s Friday because I can get some extra sleep tomorrow! I can’t wait to see your shapes today!

                                    Love, 

                                                  Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 5 (4/17/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: had, by, word

Complete the Friday activity. (Trace and write the missing letters.) AND/OR Play “Beat the Clock.” Set a timer for one minute and see how many times you can write each sight word.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity V.6 Hexagons
  • Watch the “The Hexagon Song” video on Youtube:                                               
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X3L9P2w8DjI
  • Use 6 same-sized objects (straws, toothpicks, crayons, etc.) to create your own hexagon. Glue it in your notebook or take a picture!

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Go on a 10 minute nature walk (weather and parent permitting). Draw and label what you see in your notebook!
  • If you are unable to go on a nature walk, you can watch a virtual one here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1nXmlDejoHk 

Thursday, April 16, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is National High Five Day! I miss giving you high fives in the morning. Give a high five to someone in your house and say good morning to that person. Can you do five jumping jacks? Five spins? Five hops?

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 4 (4/16/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: had, by, word

Complete the Thursday activity. (Find the words.) AND/OR Play a memory game with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity V.5 Rectangles
  • Watch the “Have Fun Teaching Rectangles” video on Youtube:                                        
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JP-ZhwrxzI
  • Find something in your house that is a rectangle. Take a picture and send it to me! 

 

Social Studies / Science 

 

Wednesday, April 15, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Work Together Wednesday! I will work with Mrs. Clavel and Ms. DeGidio today. Work with a family member on a fun activity today. It can be building, baking, playing, or anything else you can think of! Send a picture if you can. 

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Phase 2: Day 3 (4/15/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: had, by, word

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Unscramble and write the words.) AND/OR Play sight word tic-tac-toe with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity V.4 Squares
  • Watch the “Have Fun Teaching Squares” video on Youtube:                                            
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rb8Y38eilRM
  • Use four items in your house (popsicle sticks, toothpicks, etc.) to build a square. Take a picture and send it to me!                   

 

Social Studies / Science 

Draw a picture of your favorite flower. You can use Google images as a guide to help you. Color your picture and label your flower with these parts: leaf, stem, petal, roots.

                       

 

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Look Up At The Sky Day! Ask mom or dad to go outside and look at the sky with you. What do you see? You might see a cloud that looks like a dolphin, an ice cream cone, or a rocket ship. I see a cloud that looks like a bird.  Send me a picture of what you see!

                                                            Love, 

                                                                                    Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 2 (4/14/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: had, by, word

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.) AND/OR Go on a scavenger hunt with your sight words.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity V.3 Triangles
  • Watch the “Have Fun Teaching Triangles” video on Youtube:                                          
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2wFMdKb0cz0
  • Use any paper to draw three different triangles. Cut them out and paste them in your notebook.                       

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Review the “If You See a Spring Flower...” magazine and play the “Raindrop Pop” game.

                                                                                                                                   

                                               

Monday, April 13, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Welcome back! I hope you enjoyed your spring break. We have a lot of new activities planned for you. What is one fun thing you did during your break? Tell me about it on Zoom!                        

                                          Love, 

                                                       Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 1 (4/13/20) Assignments (Phase 2)

 

Writing

Choose one prompt on the “Draw and Label Bingo” board and mark it with an X. Draw and color your picture, then label your picture with at least four words. Remember to stretch your sounds and write all the sounds you hear! Write at least one sentence about your picture on the back. 

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and choose one book in your library. Listen to the book, read the book, and take the corresponding quiz (if applicable). Be sure to complete all three steps! Record yourself reading one book this week. You can do this on any day!

 

Sight Words

Words: had, by, word

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.) AND/OR Write your new sight words 3 times each using different colors.

 

Math

  • Log on to IXL and complete activity V.2 Circles
  • Watch the “Have Fun Teaching Circles” video on Youtube:                                         
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlXnXf6FSq8
  • Find three things that are circles in your house (plate, bottlecap, etc.). Trace the items and color them in.                                                 

 

Social Studies / Science 

  • Log into Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  • Our password is: NCK2020
  • Read and listen to the “If You See a Spring Flower...” magazine and watch the corresponding video (The Sounds of Spring).                                                                   
  • Complete the virtual activity on the back of the magazine.
                                       
                                

Friday, April 3, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is National Find a Rainbow Day! Draw a picture of a rainbow and tape it in your window so everyone who walks by can see it. Write a message thanking our community workers (doctors, nurses, policemen, firemen, etc…). Follow this link to add your rainbow to the “Rainbow Connection” map. Ask mom or dad to help you make your own rainbow this weekend! The directions are in the Youtube video below.            

                                         Love, 

                                                          Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Video to make a rainbow: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Cm9ZkYTnCNE

 

Day 13 (4/3/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: come, made

Complete the Friday activity. (Read the poem and find the sight words.) 

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity D.4 (Count on ten frames up to 20). Then, complete worksheet #13 of your math packet.

 

Science (Day 6)

Complete the “I Can Identify Living Things” labeling activity in your science packet.

 

 

Thursday, April 2, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is “think outside the box” Thursday! Complete the picture below on a sheet of paper. It is not a mountain! You must turn it into something else. Send me your picture when you are finished! Remember to show your school spirit today by wearing blue and white.

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Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis


Day 12 (4/2/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: come, made

Complete the Thursday activity. (Trace and write the missing letters.) 

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity I.2 (Add with pictures - sums up to 5). Then, complete worksheet #12 of your math packet.

 

Science (Day 5)

Complete the “The Four Seasons” writing activity in your science packet.

Wednesday, April 1, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Happy April! Let’s make today a great day. Today is April Fool’s Day. Try to write your name backwards on all of your work today. It is very tricky!

I can't wait to see you in your pajamas at our Zoom meeting today at 11:30.

                                                                                    sinamaztnoK .srM

 

Day 11 (4/1/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: come, made

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Find the words.) 

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity D.3 (Count dots 0-20). Then, complete worksheet #11 of your math packet.

 

Science (Day 4)

Complete the “My Weather Story” writing activity in your science packet.

 

 

Tuesday, March 31, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Do you know what’s even sillier than National Pencil Day? Today is National Crayon Day! Let’s celebrate by using many different colors in our pictures. Ask an adult to help you watch “The Day the Crayons Quit” on Youtube.

                                                         Love, 

                                                         Mrs. Kontzamanis

Link to book:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9xTuavyZ7BI

 

Day 10 (3/31/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: come, made

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.) 

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity H.3 (Shape patterns). Then, complete worksheet #10 of your math packet.

 

Science (Day 3)

Complete the “Show What You Know: My Wild Weather Day” activity in your packet.








 

Monday, March 30, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            I hope you had an awesome weekend. I am looking forward to seeing you again on Zoom today! Did you know that today is National Pencil Day? I think that is so silly! We can celebrate by completing our writing activities with a pencil. 

                                                                Love, 

                                                               Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 9 (3/30/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: come, made

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.) 

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity E.4 (Counting on the hundred chart). Then, complete worksheet #9 of your math packet.

 

Science (Day 2)

Log in to Scholastic Let's Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com 

Our password is NCK2020 

Review the “My Wild Weather Day” magazine (found in March section) and play the “Dressing for Weather” game.

Friday, March 27, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

       Today is Education and Sharing Day.  What would you like to share with a friend? I would share my pictures so that you could all see my family and friends!  I can’t wait to meet with you later today on Zoom!

 Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 8 (3/27/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: may, part, over

Complete the Friday activity. (Unscramble and write the sight words)

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity C.20 (One more and one less with pictures up to 10). Then, complete worksheet #8 of your math packet.

 

Science (Day 1 of Science portion of packet)

Log in to Scholastic Let's Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com 

Our password is NCK2020 

Read and listen to the “My Wild Weather Day” magazine (found in March section) and watch the corresponding video “What's the weather?”

 

Thursday, March 26, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

I hope you enjoyed your “SNOW DAY” yesterday. Today is Make Up Your Own Holiday Day.  What holiday would you make up and why?

I would make up National Chocolate Day so I could eat chocolate all day!

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 7 (3/26/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: may, part, over

Complete the Wednesday and Thursday activity. (Find and circle the words.)

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity L.4 (subtract - numbers up to 10). Then, complete worksheet #7 of your math packet.

 

Social Studies

Continue playing the community helper match game (in social studies packet) with an adult. Match the community helper with where he or she works. You can also flip the cards over and play a memory game!

 

 

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Today is Technology Tuesday! Play some games on ABCya or PBS Kids. What is your favorite thing to play on the iPad or computer?

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 6 (3/24/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: may, part, over

Complete the Tuesday activity. (Trace and write the words.)

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity L.2 (subtract with pictures - numbers up to 10). Then, complete worksheet #6 of your math packet.

 

Social Studies

Play the community helper match game (in social studies packet) with an adult. Cut out the cards and match the community helper with where he or she works. Tell an adult which community helper you would like to be and why.






 

Monday, March 23, 2020

 

Good morning KA

            How was your weekend? I hope you had some time to play outside! We are going to learn some new sight words this week. Look for them in your packets!

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 5 (3/23/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: may, part, over

Complete the Monday activity. (Read and color the words.)

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity G.6 (compare two numbers - up to 10). Then, complete worksheet #5 of your math packet.

 

Social Studies

  • Log in to Brain Pop Jr. at jr.brainpop.com
  • Username: ncec
  • Password: brainpop
  • Watch the “Community Helpers” video and complete the “Easy Quiz.” Talk about which community helper you would like to be!


Friday, March 20, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

            Happy Friday! You did a great job with your work this week. Keep it up! What are you going to do this weekend?

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 4 (3/20/20) Assignments

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: day, did, get

Complete the Friday activity. (Write each word in a sentence.)

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity J.10 (addition word problems with pictures - sums up to 10). Then, complete worksheet #4 of your math packet.

 

Social Studies

Complete the “What would you keep at the end of the rainbow?” worksheet in your social studies packet. Remember to color the rainbow!



Thursday, March 19, 2020

 

Good morning KA!

Today is Absolutely Incredible Kid Day.

I think you are all INCREDIBLE!

Enjoy the first day of spring with your family.

What is your favorite spring activity?  Tell a family member.

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis     

 

Day 3

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: day, did, get

Complete the Thursday activity (Unscramble and write.)

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity J.2 (add with pictures – sums up to 10). Then, complete worksheet #3 of your math packet.

 

Social Studies

  •    Log in to Scholastic Let’s Find Out at letsfindout.scholastic.com
  •    Our password is NCK2020
  •    Review the “Have You Seen Green?” magazine (found in March section) and play the “Catch the Gold Coins” game

 

 

 

 

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

 

Dear KA Readers and Rhymers,

Today’s a new day,

for work and for play.

Can you rhyme more than Sam

in Green Eggs and Ham?

Tell your parents some words that rhyme.

I'm sure you will have a good time!

Love,

Mrs. Kontzamanis

 

Day 2

 

Writing

Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.

 

Reading

Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!

 

Sight Words

Words: day, did, get

Complete the Wednesday activity. (Find and circle the words.)

 

Math

Log on to IXL and complete activity C24 (count to fill a ten frame). Then, complete worksheet #2 of your math packet.

 

Social Studies

Complete the “On St. Patrick’s Day I see . . . “ worksheet in your social studies packet.  Illustrate your sentence and color the picture.

 

Tuesday, March 17, 2020
 
Good morning KA!
Today is Tuesday, March 17th. Happy Saint Patrick's Day! I am lucky to have you in my class. Let's go on a green hunt. How many green things can you find in your house?
                                                                         Love,
                                                                         Mrs. Kontzamanis
 
Day1 
 
Writing
Choose one writing prompt on the writing bingo board and mark it with an X. Find the corresponding sentence starter to answer the prompt. Remember to end your sentence with a period! Draw and color your picture.
 
Reading
Log on to Raz Kids and read at least one book independently, or have a parent read to you for 10 minutes. Complete the corresponding comprehension quiz on Raz Kids. Then, complete a reading response sheet for the book you read. Remember to color your picture!
 
Sight Words
Words: day, did, get
Complete the Monday (color the sight words) and Tuesday (trace and write the sight words) activities in your sight word packet.
 
Math
Log on to IXL and complete activity E.2. Count groups of ten. Then, complete worksheet #1 of your math packet.
 
Social Studies
Log on to Scholastic Let's Find Out at www.letsfindout.scholastic.com
Read and listen to the "Have You Seen Green?" magazine (found in the March section) and watch the corresponding video "Lucky Leprechauns"
 
 
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