Common Ground Kindergarten

Common Ground Kindergarten

image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/10 – 5/14 (5/7/2021) - BOOK: Kitten's First Full Moon VOCABULARY: seemed - appeared, looked a certain way sprang - jump up suddenly stretched - straightened a part of one's body tumbled - fell suddenly… Continue Reading
Image of book: Pie in the Sky Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/3 – 5/7 (4/30/2021) - BOOK: Pie In The Sky VOCABULARY: buds - flowers that aren't open yet damp - a little wet feast - a very big meal finally - after a long time… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/26 – 4/30 (4/23/2021) - BOOK: Chameleon, Chameleon VOCABULARY: danger - something might hurt you juicy - filled with liquid peaceful - very calm poisonous - can make you sick IDIOM: hungry as a horse… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/19 – 4/23 (4/16/2021) - BOOK: Zinnia's Flower Garden VOCABULARY: fragrant - having a sweet or good smell inspects - look at carefully pesky - causing trouble sprinkles - scatters small drops IDIOMS: grow like… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/12 – 4/16 (4/9/2021) - BOOK: Leo the Late Bloomer VOCABULARY: bloomer - someone who suddenly is able to do new things well patience - ability to wait without complaining signs - hints or clues… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/5 – 4/9 (4/2/2021) - BOOK: Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin VOCABULARY: adore - to love very much eager - want to do something very much musician - a person who plays or sings music… Continue Reading
Image of book: Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/29 – 4/2 (3/19/2021) - BOOK: Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery VOCABULARY: expected - thought something would happen display - something put out to be seen museum - a place where things are collected to be… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/15 – 3/19 (3/12/2021) - BOOK: Sheep Take a Hike VOCABULARY: bicker - to argue or fight compass - a tool used to tell direction hiking - going for a long walk tramp - to… Continue Reading
Image of book: Atlantic Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/8 – 3/12 (3/5/2021) - BOOK: Atlantic VOCABULARY: conquered - got or gained by force lapping - splashing gently relatives - people who belong to the same family scraping - taking away the outer edges… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/1 – 3/5 (2/26/2021) - BOOK: From Caterpillar to Butterfly VOCABULARY: ever - at any time pumps - forces liquids from one place to another rush - to do something quickly and in a hurry… Continue Reading
Picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/22 – 2/26 (2/19/2021) - BOOK: What Is Science? VOCABULARY: fossils - parts of plants and animals that died a long time ago and are seen in some rocks geodes - rocks that have crystals… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/15 – 2/19 (2/16/2021) - BOOK: President's Day Books VOCABULARY: Review Monday NO SCHOOL, President's Day! Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/8 – 2/12 (2/5/2021) - BOOK: What a Beautiful Sky! VOCABULARY: beautiful - very nice to look at fireball - very bright ball made of fire misty - tiny water droplets that rest near the… Continue Reading
Image of a book - Turtle Splash Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/1 – 2/5 (1/29/2021) - BOOK: Turtle Splash VOCABULARY: idle - not active or moving lounging - lying around in a lazy kind of way scampers - runs quickly timid - easily scared IDIOM: to… Continue Reading
Image of Book : What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/25 – 1/29 (1/22/2021) - BOOK: What Do You Do With a Tail Like That? VOCABULARY: belongs - is part of something or someone capture - to catch or grab nasty - bad or harmful… Continue Reading
Image of a book: "Snow" Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/18 – 1/22 (1/15/2021) - BOOK: Snow VOCABULARY: drifted - was carried away, to fall asleep gradually (drift off) gathering - coming together swirled - went round and round wisely - in a smart way… Continue Reading
Image of book: Jump into January Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/11 – 1/15 (1/8/2021) - BOOK: Jump Into January VOCABULARY: glistens - shines jive - a dance local - near where you live orchard - a place where fruit trees grow IDIOMS: come rain or… Continue Reading
Image of book: Mouse Shapes Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/4 – 1/8 (12/18/2020) - BOOK: Mouse Shapes VOCABULARY: hurry - to go fast pounced - suddenly jumped forward and tried to grab sneaky - acting in a secret way tricky - hard to do,… Continue Reading
Image of a book - What do Wheels do all Day? Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/14 – 12/18 (12/11/2020) - BOOK: What Do Wheels Do All Day? VOCABULARY: patrol - to keep watch over a place as you move through it sputter - to spit out or make spitting sounds… Continue Reading
picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/7 – 12/11 (12/4/2020) - BOOK: Move! VOCABULARY: colony - a group of animals that live together rustling - crackling sound slithers - moves by sliding startled - surprised IDIOM: hungry as a bear (very… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/16 – 11/20 (11/13/2020) - BOOK: Mice Squeak, We Speak VOCABULARY: chatter - to make sounds that seem like talking coo - to make a soft sound or murmur snore - to make a loud… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/9 – 11/13 (10/30/2020) - BOOK: My Five Senses VOCABULARY: aware - knowing what is around you senses - parts of our bodies to get information from our surroundings sight - to see hearing -… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/2 – 11/6 (10/30/2020) - We will review on Monday the 2nd and the rest of the week we will be off for Parent Teacher Conferences. Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/26 – 10/30 (10/16/2020) - BOOK: The Little Red Hen VOCABULARY: admired - looked at with happiness delicious - tasted very good doubt - not being sure about something fable - an old story that… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/5 – 10/9 (10/2/2020) - BOOK: I Have A Pet VOCABULARY: cooperate - work together Vet - animal doctor curious - learn more about something burrows - digs a hole in the ground smooth -… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/28 – 10/2 (9/25/2020) - BOOK: How Do Dinosaurs Go To School? VOCABULARY: bullying - being repeatedly unkind or unfair to someone tidies - cleans up fidget - move your body back and forth interrupt… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/21 – 9/25 (9/18/2020) - BOOK: What Makes A Family? VOCABULARY: celebrate - to have a party family - a group of people who live together memories - things you remember include - to be… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/14 – 9/18 (9/11/2020) - BOOK: Look Out Kindergarten, Here I Come!, Pete the Cat, and Tacky the Penguin WELCOME BACK! We are excited to see all of you. : ) We will be reviewing… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/16 – 3/19 (3/31/2020) - BOOK:  Zinnia's Flower Garden VOCABULARY:  fragrant - having a sweet or good smell inspects - look at carefully pesky - causing trouble sprinkles - scatters small drops IDIOMS:  growing like a… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocab (3/10/2020) - BOOK:  Leo the Late Bloomer VOCABULARY: bloomer - someone who suddenly is able to do new things well patience - ability to wait without complaining signs - hints or clues… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/2 – 3/6 (3/2/2020) - Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/2 - 3/6 BOOK:  Zin! Zin! Zin! VOCABULARY: adore - to love very much eager - want to do something very much musician - a… Continue Reading
Image of book: Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/24 – 2/28 (2/24/2020) - BOOK:  Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery VOCABULARY: expected - thought something would happen display - something put out to be seen museum - a place where things are collected to be… Continue Reading
Image of book: Sheep Take a Hike Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/17 – 2/21 (2/18/2020) - BOOK:  Sheep Take a Hike VOCABULARY: bicker - to argue or fight compass - a tool used to tell direction hiking - going for a long walk tramp - to… Continue Reading
Image of book: Atlantic Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/10 – 2/14 (2/11/2020) - BOOK:  Atlantic VOCABULARY: conquered - got or gained by force lapping - splashing gently relatives - people who belong to the same family scraping - taking away the outer edges… Continue Reading
Image of book : From Caterpillar to Butterfly Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/3 – 2/7 (2/6/2020) - BOOK:  From Caterpillar to Butterfly VOCABULARY: ever - at any time pumps - forces liquids from one place to another rush - to do something quickly and in a hurry… Continue Reading
Picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/27 – 1/31 (1/27/2020) - BOOK:  What Is Science? VOCABULARY: fossils - parts of plants and animals that died a long time ago and are seen in some rocks geodes - rocks that have crystals… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/20 – 1/24 (1/20/2020) - BOOK:  What A Beautiful Sky! VOCABULARY: beautiful - very nice to look at fireball - very bright ball made of fire misty - tiny water droplets that rest near the… Continue Reading
Image of a book - Turtle Splash Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/13 – 1/17 (1/13/2020) - BOOK:  Turtle Splash VOCABULARY:  idle - not active or moving lounging - lying around in a lazy kind of way scampers - runs quickly timid - easily scared IDIOM:  to… Continue Reading
Image of Book : What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/6 – 1/10 (12/28/2019) - BOOK:  What Do You Do With A Tail Like That? VOCABULARY: belongs - is part of something or someone capture - to catch or grab nasty - bad or harmful… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/16 – 12/20 (12/16/2019) - BOOK:  Miscellaneous Christmas Books VOCABULARY:  Review REMINDER ON THURSDAY the 19th WE HAVE SIGNING SANTA AT SCENTSY Continue Reading
Image of a book: "Snow" Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/9 – 12/13 (12/9/2019) - BOOK:  Snow VOCABULARY: drifted - was carried away gathering - coming together swirled - went round and round wisely - in a smart way IDIOMS:  to be on cloud nine… Continue Reading
Image of book: Jump into January Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/2 – 12/5 (12/2/2019) - BOOK: VOCABULARY: glistens - shines jive - a dance local - near where you live orchard - a place where fruit trees grow IDIOMS:  come rain or shine (no matter… Continue Reading
Image of book: Mouse Shapes Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/18 – 11/22 (11/18/2019) - BOOK:  Mouse Shapes VOCABULARY: hurry - to go fast pounced - suddenly jumped forward and tried to grab sneaky - acting in a secret way tricky - hard to do,… Continue Reading
Image of a book - What do Wheels do all Day? Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List For 11/11 – 11/15 (11/11/2019) - BOOK:  What Do Wheels Do All Day? VOCABULARY: patrol - to keep watch over a place as you move through it sputter - to spit out or make spitting sounds… Continue Reading
picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/4 – 11/8 (11/4/2019) - BOOK: Move VOCABULARY: colony – a group of animals that live together rustling – crackling sound slithers – moves by sliding startled – surprised IDIOM: hungry as a bear (very… Continue Reading
Picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/28 – 2/1 (1/27/2018) - BOOK:  What is Science? VOCABULARY: fossils - parts of plants and animals that died a long time ago and are seen in some rocks geodes - rocks that have crystals… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/28 – 11/1 (10/25/2019) - BOOK:  Mice Squeak, We Speak VOCABULARY: chatter - to make sounds that seem like talking coo - to make a soft sound or murmur snore - to make a loud… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/21 – 10/22 (10/25/2019) - Review REMINDER NO SCHOOL Wednesday 23rd - Friday 25th Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/14 – 10/18 (10/28/2019) - BOOK:  My Five Senses VOCABULARY: aware - knowing what is around you senses - parts of our bodies to get information from our surroundings sight - to see hearing -… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/8 – 10/11 (10/28/2019) - BOOK:  The Little Red Hen VOCABULARY: admired - looked at with happiness delicious - tasted very good doubt - not being sure about something fable - an old story that… Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/30 – 10/4 (10/28/2019) - BOOK:  Pizza at Sally's VOCABULARY: customers - people who buy things dough - flour, yeast and water mixed together famous - well known perfect - just right sprinkled - spread… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/20 – 5/24 (5/17/2019) - BOOK:  Miss Bindergarten's Last Day of Kindergarten VOCABULARY:  attendance - being at school everyday balance - not to fall one way or the other perfume - something you put on… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/13 – 5/17 (5/10/2019) - BOOK:  Look At Us VOCABULARY:  project - special jobs that take time to do proud - feeling good about what you have done scared - afraid visitors - people who… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/6 – 5/10 (5/3/2019) - BOOK:  You Can Do It, Curious George! VOCABULARY: chef - a cook in a restaurant different - not alike prize - something you win when you do well slope -… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/29 – 5/3 (4/26/2019) - BOOK:  One of Three VOCABULARY:  squeezed - people are crowded together invited - ask someone to go somewhere or do something remember - to think of something you forgot triplets… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/22 – 4/26 (4/19/2019) - BOOK:  Kitten's First Full Moon VOCABULARY: seemed - appeared, looked a certain way sprang - jump up suddenly stretched - straightened a part of one's body tumbled - fell suddenly… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/15 – 4/19 (4/12/2019) - BOOK:  Pie in the Sky VOCABULARY:  buds - flowers that aren't open yet damp - a little wet feast - a very big meal finally - after a long time… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/8 – 4/12 (4/5/2019) - BOOK:  Chameleon, Chameleon VOCABULARY: danger - something might hurt you juicy - filled with liquid peaceful - very calm poisonous - can make you sick IDIOM:  hungry as a horse… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/1 – 4/5 (3/22/2019) - BOOK:  Zinnia's Flower Garden VOCABULARY: fragrant - having a sweet or good smell inspects - look at carefully pesky - causing trouble sprinkles - scatters small drops IDIOM:  grow like… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/18 – 3/21 (3/15/2019) - BOOK:  Leo the Late Bloomer VOCABULARY:  bloomer - someone who suddenly is able to do new things well patience - ability to wait without complaining signs - hints or clues… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/11 – 3/15 (3/8/2019) - BOOK:  Zin! Zin! Zin! VOCABULARY: adore - to love very much eager - want to do something very much musician - a person who plays or sings music orchestra -… Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/4 – 3/8 (2/27/2019) - BOOK:  Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery VOCABULARY:  expected - thought something would happen display - something put out to be seen museum - a place where things are collected to be… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/25 – 3/1 (2/22/2019) - BOOK:  Atlantic VOCABULARY: conquered - got or gained by force lapping - splashing gently relatives - people who belong to the same family scraping - taking away the outer edges… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/18 – 2/22 (2/15/2019) - BOOKS:  President's Day Books VOCABULARY:  Review vocabulary REMINDER NO SCHOOL on MONDAY the 18th and EARLY RELEASE on THURSDAY the 21st Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/4 – 2/8 (2/1/2019) - BOOK:  From Caterpillar to Butterfly VOCABULARY: ever - at any time pumps - forces liquid from one place to another rush - to do something quickly and in a hurry… Continue Reading
Picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/28 – 2/1 (1/25/2019) - BOOK:  What is Science? VOCABULARY: fossils - parts of plants and animals that died a long time ago and are seen in some rocks geodes - rocks that have crystals… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/21 – 1/25 (1/18/2019) - BOOK:  What a Beautiful Sky! VOCABULARY: beautiful - very nice to look at fireball - very bright ball made of fire misty - tiny water droplets that rest near the… Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/14 – 1/18 (1/11/2019) - BOOK:  Turtle Splash VOCABULARY:  idle - not active or moving lounging - lying around in a lazy kind of way scampers - runs quickly timid - easily scared IDIOM:  to… Continue Reading
picture of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/7 – 1/11 (12/21/2018) - BOOK:  What Do You Do With A Tail Like That? VOCABULARY: belongs - is part of something or someone capture - to catch or grab nasty - bad or harmful… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/17 – 12/21 (12/14/2018) - and Miscellaneous Christmas books Vocabulary:  Miscellaneous Christmas Vocabulary REMINDER:  Santa Claus is coming to town on Thursday December 20th Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/10 – 12/14 (12/11/2018) - BOOK:  Snow VOCABULARY:  drifted - was carried away gathering - coming together swirled - went round and round wisely - in a smart way IDIOMS:  to be on cloud nine… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/3 – 12/7 (11/28/2018) - Book:  Jump Into January Vocabulary:  glistens - shines jive - a dance local - near where you live orchard - a place where fruit trees grow Idioms:  come rain or… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/26 – 11/30 (11/16/2018) - Book:  Mouse Shapes Vocabulary: hurry - to go fast pounced - suddenly jumped forward and tried to grab sneaky - acting in a secret way tricky - hard to do,… Continue Reading
Kindergarten, AM and PM Preschool Week of 11/19 – 11/23 (11/16/2018) - Happy Thanksgiving see you back Monday, November 26, 2018 Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/12 – 11/16 (11/9/2018) - Book:  What Do Wheels Do All Day? Vocabulary: patrol - to keep watch over a place as you move through it sputter - to spit out or make spitting sounds… Continue Reading
picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/5 – 11/9 (11/2/2018) - Book:  Move Vocabulary:  colony - a group of animals that live together rustling - crackling sound slithers - moves by sliding startled - surprised Idiom:  hungry as a bear (very… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/29 – 11/2 (10/19/2018) - Book:  Mice Squeak, We Speak Vocabulary:  chatter - to make sounds that seem like talking coo - to make a soft sound or murmur snore - to make a loud… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/22 – 10/23 (10/19/2018) - Review Reminder No School Wednesday October 24th - Friday October 26th for Parent Teacher Conferences Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/15 – 10/19 (10/12/2018) - Book:  My Five Senses Vocabulary: aware - knowing what is around you senses - parts of our bodies to get information from our surroundings sight - to see hear -… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/8 – 10/12 (10/3/2018) - Book:  The Little Red Hen Vocabulary: admired - looked at with happiness delicious - tasted very good doubt - not being sure about something fable - an old story that… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/10 – 9/14 (9/10/2018) - BOOK:  How Do Dinosaur Go To School? / Friends at School VOCABULARY: Bullying - being repeatedly unkind or unfair to someone Tidies - cleans up Fidget - move your body… Continue Reading
IESDB Meet and Greet (8/13/2018) - IESDB Meet and Greet Continue Reading
Kindergarten Calendar (8/13/2018) - West Ada Traditional Calendar 18-2019 Continue Reading
Preschool Calendar (8/13/2018) - 2018-2019 Preschool Calendar Continue Reading
Back to School Newsletter (8/13/2018) - WecolmeBackPreschool2018-2019-2 Continue Reading
Dialogic Reading Video (6/7/2018) - Here is a video of what dialogic reading looks like in action in an LSL kindergarten classroom https://youtu.be/rJGBO3YDJXs   Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/21 – 5/25 (5/18/2018) - Book:  Miss Bindergarten Celebrates the Last Day of Kindergarten Vocabulary: attendance - being at school everyday balance - not to fall one way or the other perfume - something you put… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/7 – 5/11 (5/4/2018) - Book:  You Can Do It, Curious George! Vocabulary: chef - a cook in a restaurant different - not alike prize - something you win when you do well slope -… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/30 – 5/4 (5/2/2018) - Book:  One of Three Vocabulary: squeezed - people are crowded together invited - ask someone to go somewhere or do something remember - to think of something you forgot triplets… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List 4/23 – 4/27 (4/20/2018) - Review Week and Field Trip Reminder:  Early release at 1:25 pm, Tuesday the 24th Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/16 – 4/20 (4/13/2018) - Book:  Kitten's First Full Moon Vocabulary: seemed - appeared, looked a certain way sprang - jump up suddenly stretched - straightened a part of one's body tumbled - fell suddenly… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/9 – 4/13 (4/6/2018) - Book:  Pie In The Sky Vocabulary: buds - flowers that aren't open yet damp - a little wet feast - a very big meal finally - after a long time… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/19 – 3/22 (3/16/2018) - Book:  Zinnia's Flower Garden Vocabulary: fragrant - having a sweet or good smell inspects - look at carefully pesky - causing trouble sprinkles - scatters small drops Idioms:  Grow like… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/12 – 3/16 (3/9/2018) - Book:  Leo the Late Bloomer Vocabulary: bloomer - someone who suddenly is able to do new things well patience - ability to wait without complaining signs - hints or clues… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/5 – 3/9 (3/2/2018) - Book:  Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin Vocabulary: adore - to love very much eager - want to do something very much musician - a person who plays or sings music… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/26 – 3/2 (2/23/2018) - Book:  Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery Vocabulary: expected - thought something would happen display - something put out to be seen museum - a place where things are collected to be… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/20 – 2/23 (2/16/2018) - Presidents Day topics and Review Week Remember No school on Monday and a Early Release on Thursday   Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/12 – 2/16 (2/9/2018) - Book:  Sheep Take A Hike Vocabulary: bicker - to argue or fight compass - a tool used to tell direction hiking - going for a long walk tramp - to… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/5 – 2/9 (2/2/2018) - Book:  Atlantic Vocabulary: conquered - got or gained by force lapping - splashing gently relatives - people who belong to the same family scraping - taking away the outer edges… Continue Reading
Kindergarten videos: Snow (story and vocab) (1/24/2018) - Here is the video for the vocabulary for the story "Snow" for our kindergarten class: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i6OZUR81IoU Here is the link for the story "Snow": https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Apr_gzsttGY   Continue Reading
Picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/22 – 1/26 (1/22/2018) - Book:  What is Science? Vocabulary: fossils - parts of plants and animals that died a long time ago and are seen in some rocks geodes - rocks that have crystals… Continue Reading
Kindergarten videos: What is Science? (vocab and story) (1/16/2018) - Here are the links for the kindergarten story "What is Science?" for both the vocabulary and the story. Vocabulary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZ4O4IoU5Y0 Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qKwCLgQ5Znc   Continue Reading
Kindergarten videos: What a Beautiful Sky (vocab and story) (1/16/2018) - Here are the links for the vocabulary and story for "What a Beautiful Sky" Vocabulary: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AG5kSupXKC0 Story: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9LocU-UjIK4   Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 1/16 – 1/19 (1/12/2018) - Book:  What a Beautiful Sky! Vocabulary:  beautiful - very nice to look at fireball - very bright ball made of fire misty - tiny water droplets that rest near the… Continue Reading
picture of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/11 – 12/15 (12/8/2017) - Book:  What Do You Do With a Tail Like This? Vocabulary: belongs - is part of something or someone capture - to catch or grab nasty - bad or harmful… Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 12/4 – 12/8 (12/1/2017) - Book:  Snow Vocabulary:  drifted - was carried away gathering - coming together swirled - went round and round wisely - in a smart way Idioms:  To be on Cloud Nine… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/27 – 12/1 (11/17/2017) - Book:  Jump into January Vocabulary: glistens - shines jive - a dance local - near where you live orchard - a place where fruit trees grow Idiom:  come rain or… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/13 – 11/17 (11/10/2017) - Book:  Mouse Shapes Vocabulary: hurry - to go fast pounced - suddenly jumped forward and tried to grab sneaky - acting in a secret way tricky - hard to do,… Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/6 – 11/10 (11/3/2017) - Book:  What Do Wheels Do All Day Vocabulary: patrol - to keep watch over a place as you move through it sputter - to spit out or make spitting sounds… Continue Reading
Parent Night Video (October 2017)–Hearing Loss by Elena Stamm (10/30/2017) - On October 12, 2017, Elena Stamm presented about the ear, how hearing works, various types of hearing loss, and implications for the classroom.  If you missed her presentation, feel free… Continue Reading
picture of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/30 – 11/3 (10/27/2017) - Book:  Move Vocabulary: colony - a group of animals that live together rustling - a crackling sound slithers - moves by sliding startled - surprised Idiom:  hungry as a bear… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/23 – 10/26 (10/19/2017) - Book:  Mice Squeak, We Speak Vocabulary: chatter - to make sounds that seem like talking coo - to make a soft sound or murmur snore - to make a loud… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/16 – 10/20 (10/13/2017) - Book:  My Five (5) Senses Vocabulary: aware - knowing what is around you senses - parts of our bodies to get information from our surroundings sight - to see hearing… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/9 – 10/13 (10/3/2017) - Book:  The Little Red Hen Vocabulary: admired - looked at with happiness delicious - tastes very good doubt - not being sure about something fable - an old story that… Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/25 – 9/29 (9/22/2017) - Book:  Pizza at Sally's Vocabulary: customers - people who buy things dough - flour, yeast and water mixed together famous - well known perfect - just right sprinkled - spread… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/18 – 9/22 (9/15/2017) - Book:  I Have a Pet Vocabulary:   Cooperate - work together Vet - animal doctor Curious - learn more about something Burrows - digs a hole in the ground Smooth -… Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/11 – 9/15 (9/8/2017) - Book: How Do Dinosaurs Go To School Vocabulary: bullying - being repeatedly unkind or unfair to someone tidies - cleans up fidget - move your body back and forth interrupt… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 9/05 – 09/08 (9/1/2017) - Book:  What Makes a Family? Vocabulary:  celebrate - to have a party family - group of people related to each other memories - things you remember include - be a… Continue Reading
image of children on book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/8 – 5/12 (5/5/2017) - Book:  Look At Us Vocabulary: project - special jobs that take time to do proud - feeling good about what you have done scared - afraid visitors - people who… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 5/1 – 5/5 (4/28/2017) - Book:  You Can Do It, Curious George Vocabulary: Chef - a cook in a restaurant different - not alike prize - something you win when you do well slope -… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/17 – 4/21 (4/14/2017) - [pl_row] [pl_col col=12] [pl_text] Book:  Kitten's First Full Moon Vocabulary: seemed - appeared, looked a certain way sprang - jump up suddenly stretched - straightened a part of one's body… Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/10 – 4/14 (4/7/2017) - Book:  Pie in the Sky Vocabulary:  buds - flowers that aren't open yet damp - a little wet feast - a very big meal finally - after a long time Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 4/3 – 4/7 (3/24/2017) - Book:  Chameleon, Chameleon Vocabulary:  danger - something might hurt you juicy - filled with fluid peaceful - very calm poisonous - can make you sick   Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/20 – 3/24 (3/17/2017) - Book:  Zinnia's Flower Garden Vocabulary:  fragrant, inspect, pesky, sprinkles Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/13 – 3/17 (3/10/2017) - Book:  Leo the Late Bloomer Vocabulary:  bloomer, patience, signs, sloppy   Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 3/6 – 3/10 (3/3/2017) - Book:  Zin! Zin! Zin! a Violin Vocabulary:  adore, eager, musician, orchestra, instrument   Continue Reading
image of a book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/27 – 3/3 (2/24/2017) - Book:  Curious George's Dinosaur Discovery Vocabulary:  expected, display, museum, quarry   Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 2/20 – 2/24 (2/17/2017) - Book:  Sheep Take A Hike Vocabulary:  bicker, compass, hiking, tramp Continue Reading
Picture of book Common Ground Kindergarten Vocabulary List for 2/6 – 2/10 (2/3/2017) - Book:  What Is Science? Vocabulary:  fossils, geodes, geysers, glaciers Continue Reading
image of book CGKP Weekly Vocabulary List 1/30-2/3 (1/27/2017) - Book: What a Beautiful Sky Vocabulary: beautiful fireball mist thinner belong capture nasty sensitive daily Continue Reading
IPUL Parent Night Video (1/26/2017) - Idaho Parents Unlimited (IPUL) gave a presentation about special education and the IEP process to our local parents in November.  Below is the link to the video of their presentation.… Continue Reading
image of a book CGKP Weekly Vocabulary List 1/23-1/27 (1/20/2017) - Book: Turtle Splash Vocabulary: idle lounging scamper timid habitat Continue Reading
image of a book Common Ground Kindergarten Vocabulary List for 1/3-1/6 (12/28/2016) - Book: Snow Vocabulary: drift gather swirl wise Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary 12/5-12/9 (12/4/2016) - Book: Jump into January Vocabulary: glisten jive local orchard bloom peck scatter store tracks   Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/14 – 11/18 (11/10/2016) - Book:  Thanksgiving Is Here Vocabulary:  Thanksgiving related vocabulary Continue Reading
image of a book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 11/7 – 11/9 (11/7/2016) - Book:  Mouse Shapes Vocabulary:  house, hide, sneaky, pounced, hurry, tricky, scare Continue Reading
image of a book Weekly Vocabulary List 10/31-11/4 (10/30/2016) - Book: What Do Wheels Do All Day? Vocabulary: parade, patrol, sputter, travelers, twirl Continue Reading
Visual Phonics (video) (10/22/2016) - We have been using the visual phonics with the kindergarteners as a way to help them understand the letter names and sounds.  If you see your child doing these symbols… Continue Reading
Kindergarten November Calendar (10/20/2016) - kindercalendarnewsletteroctober2016 Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List for 10/24 – 10/28 (10/19/2016) - Book:  My 5 Senses Vocabulary:  aware, senses, sight, hearing, taste, touch, smell   Continue Reading
Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List 10/17 – 10/18 (10/14/2016) - Books:  The Little Red Hen and Pizza at Sally's Vocabulary:  Review Vocabulary from both Books Continue Reading
image of book Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary List 10/10 -10/14 (10/5/2016) - Book:  The Little Red Hen Vocabulary:       admired delicious doubt fable sigh Continue Reading
October Kindergarten calendar (9/29/2016) - Below is the calendar for the kindergarten for the month of October.  Be sure to note the days off, field trips, parent teacher conferences, and parent night. kindercalendarnewsletteroctober2016 Continue Reading
image of a book Weekly Vocabulary List 9/26-9/30 (9/24/2016) - Book: Pizza at Sally's Vocabulary: dough stretchy customers perfect sprinkle famous Continue Reading
9/19-9/23 Weekly Vocabulary List (9/16/2016) - Books: Reviewing What Makes a Family? Vocabulary: celebrate, memories, family, include How Does a Dinosaur Get to School? Vocabulary: fidget, interrupt, bully, tidy I Have a Pet Vocabulary: cooperate, curious,… Continue Reading
Kindergarten Calendar (9/16/2016) - The IESDB supplemental kindergarten program follows the regular West Ada school district calendar.  Just note that students return from Christmas break on Tuesday, January 3rd (not Monday, January 2nd). Also,… Continue Reading
Vocabulary List for 9/12-9/16 (9/8/2016) -     Book: I Have a Pet Vocabulary: curious cooperate veterinarian burrow smooth slimy interesting Continue Reading
How Do Dinosaurs Go to School? (9/7/2016) - Vocabulary: Bullying Tidies Fidget Interrupt Continue Reading
Kindergarten September calendar (8/31/2016) - Almost 2 weeks of school done already!  Time sure flies when you're having fun!  We have enjoyed working with the kindergarteners in the afternoon.  We have been reviewing our letters… Continue Reading
image of book cover Kindergarten Weekly Vocabulary 8/29-9/2 (8/27/2016) - Book: What Makes a Family? Vocabulary: Family Celebrate Memories Include Continue Reading
Welcome Kristi!!! (5/19/2016) - My name is Kristi Blacker.  I have my Bachelor's degrees in Deaf Education and Elementary Education and a Master's Degree as a Reading Specialist.  I am also finishing my Master's… Continue Reading