Welcome to Kindergarten!
*Best contact method is e-mail*
Classroom: Routines and procedures
Math: Composing and decomposing numbers 1-6, hidden partners, number sentences, configurations (circular, scattered) and arrays
Writing: Beginning illustration skills
Phonics: Rhymes, syllables, sight words
Reading: Listening and thinking, Turn & Talk to solidify comprehension
Social Studies: School rules, making friends
Science: Rocks & Soil, apples, pumpkins
Handwriting: Frog Jump Capitals
SEL: Skills for learning
To access Second Step Family Resources, go to
www.secondstep.org and enter the Kindergarten access code:
SSPK FAMI LY70
District Lunch Menu
Eureka Math Resources
Please practice the following with your child at home:
Waiting patiently to take a turn
Saying please and thank you
Showing and recognizing kindness
Reading a book to a family member
Recognizing letters and numbers in their natural environment
Writing grocery lists or letters to family and friends
Writing numbers 1 to 10
Writing upper and lowercase letters
Counting to 20
Monday - PE (wear sneakers)
Tuesday - Music
Wednesday - None
Thursday - PE (wear sneakers)
Friday - Music, Library
All art lesson days are on Thursdays from 1:15-2:05. Please e-mail Mary H. and Monica P. if you can volunteer to help.
Scholastic Book Orders are done strictly online. Catalogs will come home every month as a reminder, but you can shop online at anytime. I will submit class orders from the Scholastic website on the 20th of each month. Orders received after the 20th will be submitted the following month. When checking out, please use our class code for me to get points to use on books for our classroom! Follow the link below to start shopping:
Class Code: Q8K9Y
Lots of announcements today:
Please contact me if you have any questions or concerns.
Happy Friday, Families!
Wow, what a great week of learning! It is truly amazing to see the growth in your students in just 10 days of Kindergarten. They are really getting the hang of our school routines and expectations. They are becoming a cohesive group of classmates and friends. I am enjoying getting to know them and can already tell they LOVE writer’s workshop, learning to draw, and math!
There is so much info to share:
My gosh, that’s enough for now! Enjoy your weekend with your sweet kiddos!
Welcome to Kindergarten in Room 165! I am looking forward to meeting and getting to know all of you at Meet the Teacher and Family Connection Meetings next week. We are going to have a great year of learning, playing, and growing together! Please check this website often for upcoming events, announcements, our academic focus, helpful links and home practice.
There are a few things you can do to help your child have a successful transition to Kindergarten. Have your child practice:
Most of all, give lots of encouragement and reassurance to your child as they navigate this exciting new experience. Kindergarten is truly a special time in your child's life and I am so happy that I get to be a part of it with you and your kiddo!