Mrs. Alvis' Kindergarten Connections (GES)

What is Happening in Room 114?

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April, 2014

May is Here! Where Did the Time Go?

                                                April 28-May 2, 2014   Math: adding coins beginning subtraction SOL. K.6,K,7   Language Arts: PALS end of the year testing spring writing journals sight words SOL: K. 1-13   Science life cycle of plants SOL: K.6   Social Studies: community helpers SOL:K.6     Dates: April 30th: Interims Go Home April 28th: PALS testing begins.  Please make sure …Continue reading →

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Making Dirt Cups

We made dirt cups in Mrs. DeLong’s room during our station rotation.  She was nice and shared some pictures with us.

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Worm Day

We had so much fun today.  Celebrating Earth Day, students rotated to different stations this afternoon.  In my class, students learned about the parts of the earthworm and important facts about them.  We then had some hands-on learning time to explore them, finding their head, tail, clitellum(egg sack), belly, and top side.  We measured and used magnifying glasses.

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Yearbooks are here and on sale for $20!  Please bring cash or a check made out to GES!  There are a limited supply so get them while they last!

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Our Candy Hunt

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Tomorrow is Pink Out

Friday, April 11th is pink out. Everyone is encouraged to wear pink to support cancer awareness.

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Stuart Little Full STEAM Ahead Day

Wow, what a challenging children’s engineering design brief! Students had to create a new car for Stuart Little to drive since his car ran out of gas.  The car had to be smaller than a ruler and be able to travel 2 feet from a ramp.  It also had to have a 3d Stuart driving the car and had to …Continue reading →

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One Week Until Spring Break

                                                April 7-11, 2014   Math: graphing making an egg pattern adding sums using manipulatives writing number sentences reviewing proper number formation SOL. K.6,K,2,K.14   Language Arts: spring journal writing reading stories comprehension sorting digraphs decorating candy hunt bags SOL: K. 1-13   Science reviewing life cycle of frogs, chickens, and butterflies spring activities Peter Rabbit Engineering if time allows …Continue reading →

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