Reading – trade books, Language Circle, Word Families, leveled readers, Big Books, Scholastic Book Clubs Writing – process and letter formation Popcorn words GoMath – text and homework Weekly Reader God Loves Us - text Homework (assigned on Mondays, Due on Mondays) Blizzard Bags (2 weeks to complete) ipads (every other week)
Daily Schedule & Specials Gym: Mondays & Tuesdays Library: Tuesdays Spanish: Wednesdays Music: Thursdays & Fridays Every other Thursday Computer Lab & Library Seatwork Circle time – Language Arts Center time (two daily) Recess/Restroom/Snack Religion Show & Tell Story time (three daily) Math Choice time Intervention/Enrichment SSR Health/Science/Soc. Studies Journals Specials AS and K-4 Masses Friends Clubs Lunch 11:00-11:25 Recess 11:25-11:50
ASCEND Will use for special homework/assignments, messages, posting grades, calendars, weekly news
The Rules of the Classroom 1.Take Care of Yourself 2.Take Care of Others 3.Take Care of Things King/Queen of the Classroom all 5 days, receive ticket, receive reward Top Bananas parent contact & ticket Monkey See/Monkey Do 2x/week receive ticket Monkey in the Middle 3x/week receive reward Monkey Business = warning Monkey Mischief = 5 on the line Gone Bananas = 10 on the line parent contact, principal notified, additional consequences as necessary
Having fun in Kindergarten Parent helpers (VIRTUS Approved) 8:15-9:15 Monday & Wednesday mornings Fun Friday 12:15-1:00 (Parents needed) Parties – Halloween, Christmas, Valentines Day (Birthdays see listing) Other activities – Field Day, Walk-a-thon, Library, Lunchroom, Recess, Masses, Field Trips – Mon.,October 6 th Cincinnati Zoo, Wed., February 25 Cincinnati Museum Center, Wed. April 15 Cincinnati Children’s Theater* Birthdays – morning snack by 9:00 a.m., lunch treat by 11:00, afternoon treat 2:40 Please check the safe snack list
Helpful hints 1.Double knot 2.Try to pack lunch and snacks in things kids can open by themselves 3.Use folders, show kids what you are putting inside 4.Check backpacks daily 5.Go to the bathroom before leaving for school 6.Put your child’s name on everything! 7.Put my cell phone number and the school’s number in your phone 8.Go to bed early 9.Read every day!