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Fall Open House 2013 Mrs. Schroeders Class/Pre-K
Mon.-Fri. 11:15-12:00 Please call or and we can arrange a date/time to meet. Conference Period
Teacher Expectations To create a classroom environment where students are academically engaged and socially comfortable. To have all students on or above a kindergarten level by the end of the year. To work as a team with parents in the best interest of their child. To instill a love of learning and confidence in all students.
Student Expectations To respect others in the classroom and treat each other with kindness. To take responsibility for their educational advancement (completing class assignments and homework, asking questions, being engaged).
Parent Expectations To check their childs backpack nightly for important papers or assignments in their Home Folder. To aid their child in completing homework assignments. Read daily with your child. To contact me with any questions or concerns.
Class Schedule 7:50-8:35 Students Arrive (attendance, backpack, Table Task, read/puzzle) Students are tardy after the 8:20 bell. 8:35-8:450 Literacy Circle (concept words, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge) 8:50-9:00 Restroom 9:00-10:00 Center Time/Small Groups 10:00-10:15 Story Time (amazing words, story elements, sequence/retell) 10:15-10:30 Math Circle (calendar, counting, sorting, patterns) 10:30-10:50 Recess/Restroom 10:50-11:00 Wrap Up 11:05 Dismissal (bus/car/daycare/walker pick-up procedure)
What does the READING block look like? (uses books to engage in pre-reading skills, compound words, rhyming words, retells a story) Vocabulary: Oral Language Word Wall: Alphabet Knowledge Whole group reading skills instruction Daily reading centers to reinforce concepts
What does the WRITING block look like? (uses scribbles/writing to convey meaning, uses letters or symbols to make words, writes name) Whole group mini lesson (Todays News) Independent Writing (Center Time/Small Group) Teacher conferencing Sharing either in partners or whole group Spiral Homework Notebook
What does the MATH block look like? (rote count 1-30, subitizing 1-3, ordinal terms, sorting, recognizes numerals 0-9) Calendar Whole group instruction Hands-on practice or assignments Weekly small group math center
What does the SCIENCE block look like? (personal safety, health/hygiene, nutrition/exercise, life cycles, seasons, measuring devices) Whole group instruction Labs/Hands-on activities Center Time/Small Group What does the SOCIAL STUDIES block look like? (similarities and differences in characteristics of families/people, community workers, identifies flags) Whole group instruction Center Time/Small Group
Homework A Home Folder will come home daily. On Tuesday, please sign the Pre-K Communication Sheet and return the next day in the folder. Your child will also bring home a Homework Spiral weekly (beginning the 5 th week). Please help them write the letters on the first page, and on the back, please draw pictures or cut out pictures from magazines that start with the same letter that we are studying. Please write the name of each picture on the bottom of the picture. Please return on or before Friday.
Classroom Rules We Talk We Listen We Share We take care of our school Behavior Management Our classroom behavior system is based on positive reinforcement. Students receive a lot of verbal praise.
Classroom Consequences and Rewards Students all start on green. All students on green will get 1 sticker for the day. All students on blue will get 2 stickers for the day. All students on white will get 3 stickers for the day. When their card is full (25 stickers), they will pick from the Treasure Box. Awesome Super Good Job Oops! 2 nd Warning Time Out
View your childsgrades online! -Visit Kleinisd.net -Parent Connection -Create an account for yourself and add each child -(you will need your childs social security number and lunch pin).
End of the Year Goals Child remains focused on engaging group activities for about 20 minutes. Child demonstrates understanding in a variety of ways or knowing the meaning of 3,000 to 4,000 words, many more than he or she uses. Child names at least 20 upper and at least 20 lower case letters. Child recognizes at least 20 letter sounds. Child independently writes some letters on request. Child uses software applications to create and express own ideas.
Upcoming Dates Sept. 10 PTO Fall Fundraiser Begins Sept. 19 PTO Volunteer/Newcomer Coffee 9:15-10:15 Sept. 24 Progress Reports go home Sept Friendship Week Oct. 14 Elementary Parent Teacher Conferences/Student Holiday Oct. 18 Picture Day Nov. 1 Report Cards go home