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During the first quarter, we learned about the rules of school and how to choose Kindness. We  learned about apples, colors, and started spelling. We read stories from the reading series themes All About Me, Families, and Friends at School. We learned all five of our Daily 5 centers. We wrote in our journals while working to identify letters, sound out words, as well as writing our names. We are experts with the numbers 0 to 10 and are even able to compare them! We worked in math centers to further extend our understanding of math concepts. We participated in Art, Music, Gym, and STEAM class. We also go to the library with Mrs. Ford. 
 
During the second quarter, we learned about Halloween, the First Thanksgiving, and the holidays. We had our holiday concert at Blackhawk High School. We completed lessons from the reading series themes On the Farm and Whatever the Weather. We learned about the spelling word families am, ap, it, ig, and in. We completed Daily 5 centers and Guided Reading groups. We wrote in our journals creating our own stories using our word wall and word cards. We learned about numbers to 10, addition, and subtraction. We completed math centers. We also went to the computer lab and learned how to log-in to the machines and navigate to different educational games!
 
During the third quarter, we learned about Martin Luther King Jr., Groundhog Day, the 100th Day of School, Valentine's Day, President's Day, Black History Month, Chinese New Year, and Dr. Seuss's Birthday which is also called Read Across America Day. We read stories from the reading series themes Let's Play and In the Neighborhood. We learned about spelling words from the op, og, et, en, and ug families. We did Daily 5 centers and Guided Reading groups. We wrote in our journals to create our own stories using our own thoughts and ideas. We learned about place value to 19, representing and counting beyond 20 and identify two-dimensional shapes. We worked in BUILD math centers. We also continued to go to the computer lab and learned how to type words in Microsoft Word. 
 
During the fourth quarter, we will learn about Easter, spring, Mother's Day, Father's Day, and summer. We will go on a field trip to the Children’s Museum of Pittsburgh. We will read stories from these themes: Jobs People Do, Animals All Around, and On the Go in our reading series. We will learn about words from the ut, un, ing, eep, ake, ike, and one families. We will complete Daily 5 centers and Guided Reading groups. We will be writing in our journals to create stories using our own thoughts and ideas while trying to fill a page with great details. We will complete our math chapters, which include: identify three-dimensional shapes, measurement, and classifying and sorting data. We will work in our BUILD math centers. 
 
Throughout the school year, if you have any questions, comments, or concerns please email your child's teachers.
 
 
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Classroom Anchor Posters
Kindergarten Slide Show
Student Work Samples
 
Blackhawk School District: 500 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010 Phone: (724) 846-6600 Fax: (724) 846-2021
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Blackhawk School District:
500 Blackhawk Road, Beaver Falls, PA 15010

Phone: (724) 846-6600
Fax: (724) 846-2021
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