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  • 1. Welcome to Kindergarten!
    Mrs. Lewis
    2010-2011
  • 2. Harcourt Reading
    Uses all 5 components of literacy
    Phonemic Awareness (rhyming)
    Shared Literature (reading a book)
    Oral Language (retelling story)
    Literature Focus (main idea)
    Vocabulary (new words)
    Decodable Books will be sent home for practice!
  • 3. Harcourt Reading
    We will be learning these high frequency words:
    (I will let you know when we are learning them on the homework calendar.)
    I a my the go to like he come here this me for where do you look one see what two up down we want out who are they she good and there give little that have
  • 4. enVision Math
    Focuses on the calendar and math we use everyday, discovery, math games, and drill and practice.
    Some of the skills that should be mastered by the end of kindergarten:
    Counting to 100
    Identifying numbers 0-31
    Counting by 2s, 5s, and 10s
    Writing numbers 0-31
    Identifying 3D shapes
    Graphing
    Patterns
    Beginning addition and subtraction
  • 5. Core Knowledge
    In kindergarten our biggest focus is on the 7 continents. We also study the Earth, weather, seasons, magnets, plants and animal homes.
    We study the continents in this order starting in December
    Europe
    Antarctica
    North America
    Africa
    Australia
    South America
    Asia
  • 6. Class Rules
    1. LISTEN when someone is speaking!
    2. Follow Directions QUICKLY!
    3. Raise your HAND to speak!
    4. RESPECT others, our class and yourself!
    5. Make SMART choices!
  • 7. Uniforms
    Please help your child stay in uniform daily!
    No cargo pants or shorts (pockets on legs).
    Socks must cover above ankles.
    Belts must be worn on clothing with loops.
    Shoes are to be uniform colors, black, or grey
  • 8. Lunch
    Lunch is $2.25
    Snack items are .25 or .50
    You can pay online by going to mealpay.com
    Family Picnic end of September
  • 9. Field Trips
    We will be going on 3 field trips!
    The Environmental Learning Center
    Lion Country Safari
    Movie: The Brothers
    Dates and parent chaperone sign ups are coming soon!
  • 10. Homework
    I will be sending home a homework calendar at the beginning of each month.
    Please try to work with your child for a short time each night.
    You do not need to return homework unless it is noted on the calendar.
    Please keep homework in a safe place!
    I recommend that you keep a box of supplies to use for homework.
  • 11. Communication
    There are many ways we can communicate!
    Email: Luanne.Lewis@indianriverschools.org
    Phone: 564-3853
    Green Behavior Folder
    Green Thursday Folder
    Web Site: http://putyourwholeselfin.blogspot.com/
  • 12. Volunteer Hours
    Each Rosewood family is required to have 10 hours each school year.
    I will send home volunteer opportunities in the Thursday Newsletter.
    I will also be sending home days and times I need help on a regular basis.
    I can send work home to as well!
    http://www.volunteerspot.com/login/entry/202345632184568044
  • 13. Behavior Folders
    Green behavior folders are to be sent back to school signed everyday!
  • 14. Writing Night
    There will be a special kindergarten writing night September 21st at 6:30pm.
    Please plan on attending!!
    Children are welcome!
  • 15. Web Page
    I have made a class web page!
    Please visit at :
    Put Your Whole Self In
  • 16. Thank You!
    I am looking forward to a great year!
  • 17. Time to visit your next teacher!
    Don’t Forget our Cultural Arts
    Library ~ Media Center
    Art ~ Room 7
    Music ~ Room 1
    PE ~ Multi-purpose room
    Computer ~ Room 4