Presentation on theme: "Fall Open House 2015 “A Year of Endless Possibilities”"— Presentation transcript:
1 Fall Open House 2015 “A Year of Endless Possibilities” Mrs. Schroeder’s Class/Pre-K
2 Conference PeriodMon.-Fri. 11:15-12:00 Please call or and we can arrange a date/time to meet.
3 Teacher ExpectationsTo create a classroom environment where students are academically engaged and socially comfortable.To have all students ready for kindergarten.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.
4 Student ExpectationsTo 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).
5 Parent ExpectationsTo check their child’s 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.
6 Class Schedule7:50-8:20 Students Arrive (attendance, backpack, Table Task, read/puzzle)Students are tardy after the 8:20 bell.8:20-8:30 Complete Morning Work8:30-8:50 Literacy Circle (concept words, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge)8:50-9:00 Restroom9:00-10:00 Center Time/Small Groups10:00-10:20 Recess10:20-10:35 Story Time (amazing words, story elements, sequencing/retell)10:35-10:50 Math/Science/Social Studies Circle (calendar, counting, sorting, patterns)10:50-11:00 Wrap Up (re-cap of day, announcements, pack up)11:05 Dismissal (bus/car/daycare/walker pick-up procedures)
8 What does the READING block look like What does the READING block look like? (uses books to engage in pre-reading skills, compound words, rhyming words, retells a story)Vocabulary: Oral LanguageWord Wall: Alphabet KnowledgeWhole group reading skills instructionDaily reading centers to reinforce concepts
9 What does the WRITING block look like 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(Today’s News)Independent Writing(Center Time/Small Group)Teacher conferencingSharing either in partners or whole groupSpiral “Homework Notebook”
10 What does the MATH block look like What does the MATH block look like? (rote count 1-30, subitizing 1-3, ordinal terms, sorting, recognizes numerals 0-9)CalendarWhole group instructionHands-on practice or assignmentsWeekly small group math center
11 What does the SOCIAL STUDIES block look like? What does the SCIENCE block look like? (personal safety, health/hygiene, nutrition/exercise, life cycles, seasons, measuring devices)Whole group instructionLabs/Hands-on activitiesCenter Time/Small GroupWhat does the SOCIAL STUDIES block look like?(similarities and differences in characteristics of families/people, community workers, identifies flags)Whole group instructionCenter Time/Small Group
12 HomeworkA “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 5th 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.
13 Be Respectful Be Responsible Be Ready to Learn Behavior ManagementOur classroom behavior system is based on positive reinforcement.Students receive a lot of verbal praise.Classroom RulesBe RespectfulBe ResponsibleBe Ready to Learn
14 Classroom Consequences and Rewards AwesomeSuperGood JobOops!2nd WarningTime OutStudents 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”.
15 View your child’sgrades online! -Visit Kleinisd.net-Parent ConnectionCreate an account for yourself and add each child(you will need your child’s social security number and lunch pin).
16 End of the Year GoalsChild 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.
17 Upcoming Dates Sept. 15-29 PTO Fall Fundraiser Sept Friendship WeekSept. 25 Friendship Flashlight for DEAROct. 12 Student Holiday/Elementary Parent Teacher ConferencesOct Fall book Fair