***April News***

Important Dates:  April 3- Adventuremobile

     April 10-14- Book Fair

     April 14- Trike-A-Thon  (please bring a riding toy and helmet, labeled with your child’s name)  and Easter Celebration

     April 17-  NO SCHOOL

     April 19-  Boomer Visits

Student of the Month:  Aarna C.

Show and Tell: 

    April 7- something from the fall/spring

     April 14-  Bring a riding toy and helmet

     April 21-  A recycled item

     April 28-  A package of seeds for planting

Language Arts:  This month the class will be learning about the soft C sound, like in the words “ice” and “nice.”  This can be a difficult sound for the class because it sounds like an S.   Please practice at home as well to help them remember that C has two sounds.  We are also going to be learning the “ow” sound, like in the words “cow” and “out.”  We are also doing more writing now.  The class will be focusing on writing correctly, using their best handwriting.

Math:  We are going to continue working in our math book.  The lessons are getting a little more difficult.  We will be focusing on fractions now and also learning about time and money. 

Science/Social Studies:  This month we are continuing our lessons about weather and seasons.  The class will be learning different types of weather and what season they can expect to see that type of weather.  Although, we live in Kansas, so anything can happen. 

     We are also going to be talking about Easter and reading about Jesus and his death/life.  We will be reading from the Bible.  We will also be doing several Easter projects/crafts.

     We are also learning about our Earth this month.  We are going to be focusing on how to help our Earth with the 3 R’s:  Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. 

     Lastly, we will be starting our unit on plants.  We will be planting seeds in our classroom, as well as starting our school garden.  We are very excited about this because it gives the chance to watch different plants grow and then they can even try the foods that they grow. 

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About Ms. Jessica

My name is Jessica Wilson. I have been working here at Kennedy Academy since 2006. I am the kindergarten teacher in the E4 classroom. I have my bachelors degree in elementary education from Emporia State University. I also have three children of my own. I enjoy teaching and find joy in seeing children grow and learn to their fullest potential.