Welcome Mr. Lamanna- Principal Mrs. Ross- Social Worker Mrs. Blanton & Mrs. Marcus- RSG Teachers Mrs. Smith & Mrs. McFarland- RSG Assistants Mama Grace- Kindergarten Grandmother Miss Morgan- BHS Student Volunteer
Reading With Your Child What? –Let child choose –Topics of interest –Picture books –Chapter books –Poetry (Shel Silverstein, Jack Prelutsky), –Nursery rhymes (see the red booklet) –Magazines (Ranger Rick, Highlights, etc.) –Recipes (see handouts)
Continued… Reading With Your Child How? –The importance of the pictures Vocabulary development Plot comprehension –Chime Time! Rhyming words (Hickory Dickory Dock… the mouse ran up the _____!) Repeated phrases (Run, run as fast as you can! You cant catch me, Im the Gingerbread Man!) –Ask questions Why do you think the character did that? What do you think is going to happen next? What would you do if you were that character?
Continued… Reading With Your Child When? –Make it part of the daily routine –Have fun! –Have teachable moments at home… see a snake outside… go find a book to learn more about poisonous and harmless snakes… look up info about snakes on the Internet…etc.
Writing With Your Child Model writing –Lists (groceries, to-do, chores, etc.) –Letters, notes, email –Scrapbooking, journaling, blogs, etc. –Story writing
Stages Scribbles Random letters Example: WRITES dlkfjdyfbnfldfyai but MEANS I went to the store with Mommy. Meaningful letters Beginning letters, long vowels, ending letters Example: WRITES i w t e s w me but MEANS I went to the store with Mommy. Words Invented Spelling- I wint to the stor weth mome. Traditional Spelling- I went to the store with Mommy.
Make It, Take It Games –Rhyme Bingo –Sentence Board Game Books –One Sheet Book –The Booklet
Please join us in your childs classroom for student presentations. Thanks!