Wednesday, June 3, 2015

Creating Insect Habitats

The kindergarten scholars are studying what living things need to survive.  They created an insect and built a habitat for their insect to live in.

Click on this link for full article of  Planning, Creating, and Building Insect Habitats


Click on this link for scholas' pictures and their finished habitats.   Creating Insect Habitats


Monday, June 1, 2015

Mrs. Mumford’s Kindergarteners Study Ants

Ant Discovery Link -Click here. 

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On May 29, 2015 kindergarten scientists ended their study of ants 
by setting up an experiment outside next to the school to observe 
ant behaviors for themselves.

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The students put red yarn in a circle around several ant holes. Then they sprinkled pieces of sugary cereal and waited for the ants to find the food.


Thursday, May 21, 2015

Nature Exploration and Discovery Inside
and Outside of the Classroom Friday, May 15, 2015

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Thursday, April 9, 2015

Officer Brett and Bike Safety

           Officer Brett and Bike Safety

On Wednesday, March 18, 2015 Officer Brett talked to the kindergarteners about how to stay safe when riding their bicycles.


His safety tips are:
1. Wear a helmet.
2. Wear bright clothing and gloves.
3. Keep head up and look for cars.

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Kindergarten Guinea Pig Song

The kindergarten students did a short in classroom rhyming play called Guinea Pig Song.  Each student had a line to say. They practiced standing up straight, listening to others and being quiet, as well as speaking clearly and loudly.

Click Here for Guinea Pig Song Video

Common Core State Standards

Comprehension and Collaboration:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1  Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about kindergarten topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.1.A  Follow agreed-upon rules for discussions (e.g., listening to others and taking turns speaking about the topics and texts under discussion).
Presentation of Knowledge and Ideas:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.SL.K.6  Speak audibly and express thoughts, feelings, and ideas clearly.