Mrs May

Position: Kindergarten

Email: mayt@ststephensgi.org

The Snowy Day

This week we read The Snowy Day! We discussed the main character and setting, practiced sequencing and retelling the story, completed a sentence study, and drew our own illustrations to match the sentence from the story. We even made predictions about what would...

Run, run as fast as you can…

We loved reading and writing about the gingerbread man! Here are our gingerbread man directed drawings and sentences. We compared and contrasted two versions of The Gingerbread Man. We sequenced and retold the story to a partner. We completed a sentence study. Ask...

Our newest math center game!

We are starting to build a foundation for addition and subtraction by learning to compose and decompose numbers. Today we learned to play a new math center game. We picked a number card from 4 -10 and counted that many mini erasers in a ten frame. We showed how to...

Introducing…Our Reading Buddies and Home Libraries!

Today, each kindergartener was given an at home reading library and was able to choose a reading buddy to adopt! They will use these bins to store any books that they can take home and keep! Each library also came with a pointing finger and googly eyes. Please...

Are you afraid of spiders?

We aren't! Today we made some silly counting spiders and practiced lots of skills. We worked on following directions, cutting on curved lines, and fan folding. We practiced counting, writing, and ordering numbers to 8. Next week we will learn some spider...

P is for pumpkins!

We have been busy reading all about pumpkins and acting out the life cycle of a pumpkin. We even marble painted some pumpkins to add to our classroom...

Can you show equal groups?

Yes we can! Today we worked in pairs or trios and used mini erasers to show equal groups up to 5. You can practice this concept at home with coins, small toys, buttons, or...

Who is reading all about bears?

We are! We read about a new character today. His name is Bruce and he's a grumpy bear. We also learned about how bears get ready to hibernate in a Let's Find Out Scholastic magazine. Last week, we read and then acted out We're Going on a Bear Hunt. This was...