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Super Readers

In Kindergarten, we have been working all year on building our early reading skills.  We have been working on using our super reading powers of picture power, pointer power, snap word power, re-read power, sound power, stretch power etc to read harder more challenging books.  To have a celebration in building these reading muscles stronger, […]

Kindergarten Sight Words

In Kindergarten, we work on learning sight words all year long! Sight words are the small words you see in texts frequently, sometimes called high frequency words, or snap words.  Words you know in a snap! We will learn and practice over 100 different words throughout the school year. Sight words are very important for […]

Gingerbread Fun in Kindergarten

We have had so much fun this week with the theme of “The Gingerbread Man!” We learned a poem about Gingerbread, read many different versions of the story, including The Gingerbread Man, The Gingerbread Girl, The Gingerbread Cowboy, and The Gingerbread Girl Goes Animal Crackers to name a few.  We used these stories to compare […]

Kindergarten Field Trip-Peach Tree Farms

The Kindergarten classes at Chance Elementary traveled to Peach Tree Farms for their recent field trip! The students had a wonderful time viewing bunnies, large catfish, feeding some goats, playing in a corn crib, exploring a hay tunnel, going on a hayride, and picking a pumpkin. We would like to thank the Chance Elementary PTO […]

Brain Breaks

We are off to a great start to the school year! This week we have started implementing all of our Kindergarten curriculums! To give our students a little brain break and get our bodies moving we use Go Noodle! This is available as an app or on the computer using their website!  This is a […]

Peep! Peep! Peep!

The Kindergarten classes have had an EGGciting week with the chicks! Last week we talked about Chicks/Chickens and observed the eggs and their development through books and videos! When we arrived at school on Monday, we found some of the chicks had hatched, and  many of the classes got to actually observe a chick hatching […]

Basic Coding in Kindergarten

In Kindergarten, we have recently started a new math concept called coding! We have been talking about how computers can’t do anything by themselves, they have to be told what to do! Basic coding has become an essential skill for grown-ups and children alike. In the first few lessons, the kids were shown how to […]

Kindergarten Celebrates the 100th Day of School

Kindergarten students celebrated the 100th day of school on Monday, February 4th!   Students and staff were encouraged to dress as if they were 100 years old, it was neat to see the creativity that went into their costumes.  Kindergarten students participated in 7 different fun rotations with each of the Kindergarten teachers using the number […]

Kindergarten Reading Powers

Kindergarten has been using our reading curriculum to work on building our super powers to help us  become “Super Readers!” Some of those powers include, pointer power-using your finger to point to the words, picture power- using the picture to get your brain ready for what the words may say, sound power- using our letter […]

Fire Safety in Kindergarten

October 8-12 was Fire Safety week at CES, the Kindergarten students participated in different activities throughout the week to help them learn about fire safety! Then on Friday, we had a fire safety assembly.  Some of the local volunteer Firefighters for Centralia brought a fire truck for the kids to see and talked with us […]