Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Kindergarten! Mrs. Rihs Mrs. Kemp"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Kindergarten! Mrs. Rihs Mrs. Kemp Please take a few moments to learn more about Kindergarten.
2 Parent/Teacher Communication Webpage: Monthly Learning Targets and NewsletterWeekly question (parent to child)Take Home Folders/ Thursday FoldersConferences (Oct./Nov.)- 1 scheduled conference, additional conferences as needPhone CallsSchool number:
3 Schedule Circle Read Aloud Guided Reading/ Workstations Recess Shared ReadingIndependent ReadingWriter’s WorkshopMathSocial Science/ Science is typically integrated throughoutthe curriculum along with hands-on activities.Specials- LibraryGuidanceSEARCHComputer Lab
4 Classroom Management School Wide- PBIS “Practice respect and responsibility in daily environments.”Lucketts Loot- given to students by staff when students are observed being respectful and/or responsible in the classroom.Classroom-Monkeys-tables will earn monkeys for working cooperatively and quietly throughout the day. Once each table receives a set number of monkeys, a reward will be earned. (extra recess, games, art time, etc.)Take a break- students will have the opportunity to take a quiet break when they are feeling frustrated, angry, sad,or just in need of quiet time. There will be hands on items and visuals available to help their need. A timer will be set, the reason for their break will be discussed, recorded and sent home. Taking a break does NOT mean a child is in trouble.
5 KindergartenConferences- will be held with each parent to review PALS (Phonological Assessment Literacy Screening) score, review report card information and any questions you may have.Volunteers (Begin 2nd quarter)- You will receive more information as it gets closer.Snack- We do not have snack time in Kindergarten. Please make sure your child has eaten a good breakfast and/or lunch before arriving to school.Homework-a monthly calendar will come home with quick activities that you can do with your child. These activities are recommended but are optional.Dismissal Changes-If there is a change to your child’s dismissal, please send in a written notification. If the change occurs during the school day, please call the office. Please do not changes, they may not be seen prior to dismissal.
6 A few more things…Label all backpacks, jackets, hats, etc. with your child’s name.Please do not allow your child to bring toys to school or keep toys in their backpack.Send in a sweater/sweatshirt for cooler days (temp. varies in the building)
7 Reading Identifying upper & lower case letters Identifying sounds (vowels- long and short, and th, sh, ch)RhymingShared Reading (Choral, read aloud)Poems , nursery rhymes and storiesCharacter and settingPredicting, Retelling using beginning, middle, and end, and SequencingConcept of word/printSight wordsPattern booksExpected to read by the end of the year.
8 Writing Letter and number formation Write first and last name (given) (copy of formation in packet)Write first and last name (given)Applies phonetic principles when writing wordsWrites at least two complete sentencesSpacing, capitals, punctuation
9 Math Shapes Sorting Patterns Number writing, counting, identification 1 to 1 correspondenceMoneyCalendarAddition and subtractionTimeGraphingOrdinal positions
10 Characteristics That Affect Learning Listens attentivelyStays on taskFollows directions & rulesWorks independentlyAsks for help when neededShows respect for self, others & property