Presentation on theme: "Fruitland Park Elementary Kindergarten Roundup"— Presentation transcript:
1 Fruitland Park Elementary Kindergarten Roundup Welcome!Please sign in!
2 What should we expect? Reading: Harcourt Storytown “Getting to know you” activitiesLetter and sound recognitionBegin blending sounds into wordsReading sight words and short books
3 What should we expect? Writing: D’Nealian is the style of writing used in our county.His/her first name, recognizing it, spelling it, and writing it.Please also work on coloring, cutting, and gluing.
4 Writing Student NamePlease make sure that students learn to write their names with a capital letter at the beginning, the rest lower case letters. Here is an example:Melissa
5 What should we expect? Math: Harcourt Go Math Hands-on, manipulatives At home, count pennies, beans, pieces of cereal, small candies, crayons, buttonsPlay gamesWorkbooks are used in many of the classrooms
6 What should we expect? Social Studies: People and places are explored Social skills are discussed and developedCommunity leaders and resources are discovered
7 Breakfast/Lunch Breakfast costs: Full price $1.00 Reduced price $.30 Lunch Costs:Full price $ Reduced price $.40( These are the prices)Free and reduced lunch forms are available.You have the option of paying:* by cash * by check * on lineChildren may also bring a lunch from home if you choose.Menus are available monthly.
8 Back Packs Send backpacks or book bags daily Check it/sign papers dailyFolders are put in book bags dailyParent/Teacher communication is managed daily through the folders
9 Homework Yes, even in Kindergarten, they have homework. Monthly calendar of skills are sent home outlining homework activitiesDaily activities are sent homeSkills practiced in homework activities are based on skills learned each week at school and will prove to be beneficial at testing times.
10 Testing / GradingEach 9 weeks students are tested in specific and required skills.Report Cards are issued each 9 weeksProgress reports are sent home in the middle of the termGrades in kindergarten are:3 = Meets or exceeds grade level expectations2 = Below grade level expectations1 = Far below grade level expectations
11 Promotion Requirements Cumulative Score of 48 Points (24 in Language & 24 in Math)
12 A day in the life of a kindergartener Arrive at school, possibly eat breakfast (8:00 – 8:25)Put away belongingsMorning work activity at their seat – journal writingAnnouncements, pledge, moment of silence (8:35)
13 A day…ContinuedMorning Meeting – Kindergarten news, Calendar, Helpers Chart…Reading – Letter, sound activities, rhyming, big books, shared reading and writing, story activities, and literacy centersLunchSpecials (enrichment): Physical Education, Music, Library, Computer Lab
14 A day…ContinuedMathCenter time- learning activities that are hands-on and individual instruction timeScience/Social StudiesSnackDismissalPlease note that there is no recess, “Free Play” time or nap time.
15 Dismissal ProceduresBus riders, walkers, car riders, and daycare riders walk out with a teacherWe all need to work together for the children’s safetyTraffic patterns must be observed at pick up areas in front/beside the schoolSend a note when normal mode of transportation changes- no exceptions.
16 Visitors on Campus Walking students to class : Please only walk the children to class through the first week of school then the children need to go by themselvesVolunteer forms need to be completed at the beginning of year(They will be in the information packets at the beginning of the school year)
17 Behavior expectations Give me Five1- Eyes on speaker2- Lips closed3- Ears listening4- Sit up straight5- Hands and Feet Quiet
18 Daily Behavior SheetA daily behavior sheet comes home each day in your child’s folder. It should be signed each night and returned the next day.
19 Consequences 1st consequence: Warning 2nd consequence: Name moved to Yellow on the traffic light3rd consequence: name moved to Orange on the traffic light4th consequence: name moved to Red on the traffic lightSevere disruption: Child sent to the office….Brown
20 RewardsStudents whose names are on the happy face or green at the end of the day receive a stamp on their hand and/or a treat.Students who are able to have good weeks are able to receive a reward or a visit to the treasure box on Fridays.
21 SuppliesCrayola crayons, no larger than 16 per box. This allows for true colors and less confusion with the children.Pencil boxScissors, with blunt or safety tip4 oz. Elmer’s glueFacial tissues like KleenexZip lock baggies ( 1 box)
23 Registration Requirements Please register as soon as possible.You will need:Birth certificateSocial Security Card (optional)Physical examination dated August 22, 2010 or laterProof of residence, such as Electric bill, Lease agreement, Property bill
24 Attention:Please be advised that student’s coming from Pre-K will need UPDATED SHOT RECORDS to enroll in Kindergarten.You may register anytime between now and the beginning of the school year. We highly encourage you to register early!
25 2011 – 2012 Immunization Requirements Immunization record which includes:5 DPT4 Polio (*New: If the fourth dose is administered prior to the 4th birthday, a fifth dose of POLIO vaccine is required for entry into kindergarten)3 Hepatitis B2 Varicella2 Doses MMR
26 Questions? Thank you so much for attending. Please follow us to the classrooms, where you can get an idea of what the students are doing here in Kindergarten now.