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Open house k presentation 2010 harmon

  1. 1. Welcome to Kindergarten!
  2. 2. Welcome to Kindergarten! <ul><li>I will introduce you to Kindergarten and to our classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Feel free to ask any questions you may have along the way. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Supply List <ul><li>Still need: </li></ul><ul><li>1&quot; white binder with clear front </li></ul><ul><li>1 package of page protectors </li></ul><ul><li>Spiral Notebook for Math </li></ul><ul><li>$4.42 Time for Kids Last Modified: Jun 05, 2009 </li></ul>
  4. 4. Class Schedule <ul><li>7:45-8:15 Bell work </li></ul><ul><li>8:15-9:00 Math </li></ul><ul><li>9:00-9:30 PE </li></ul><ul><li>9:30-10:00 Social Studies/Snack </li></ul><ul><li>10:00-11:30 Reading </li></ul><ul><li>11:30-12:00 Science* </li></ul><ul><li>12:00-12:29 </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>12:29-12:59 Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>1:00-1:30 Quiet Time/RTI </li></ul><ul><li>1:30-2:00 Social Centers </li></ul><ul><li>*Art will be on Thursdays. </li></ul>
  5. 5. All About Me <ul><li>My name is Lauren Harmon. This is my sixth year teaching. I have taught 1 st grade, 2 nd grade, 3 rd grade and this is my third year teaching Kindergarten. I received my Bachelor’s degree in Communication Disorders at Florida State University and a Master's degree in Elementary Education at the University of South Florida. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Classroom Rules <ul><li>1. Listen when others are talking. </li></ul><ul><li>2. Follow directions. </li></ul><ul><li>3. Keep hands, feet, and objects to yourself. </li></ul><ul><li>4. Work quietly and do not disturb others. </li></ul><ul><li>5. Show respect for school and personal property. </li></ul><ul><li>6. Work and play in a safe manner. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Behavior Management <ul><li>Green = Good Behavior! </li></ul><ul><li>(Student will receive a GREEN smiley face/stamp) </li></ul><ul><li>Yellow = Warning </li></ul><ul><li>(Student will lose 5 minutes of recess or Fun Center time, and YELLOW will be marked in the folder in addition to the rule that was broken) </li></ul><ul><li>Red = Unacceptable Behavior </li></ul><ul><li>(Student will lose 10 minutes of recess or Fun Center time, and RED will be marked in the folder. I will send an email or call home to discuss the inappropriate behavior. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Behavior Management <ul><li>Each child has been given a folder that he/she is responsible for bringing to and from school each day.  Enclosed in this folder will be a monthly calendar. You will be able to see how your child behaved each day by the color I have indicated on the calendar. Please initial each day to see your child’s progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Please be reminded that I do give warnings before I change the cards to give your child a chance to correct the behavior at hand. If for some reason the behavior is not corrected, after the warning, I will change your child’s card. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Reading <ul><li>Demonstrates Alphabet Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies letters by name (upper and lower case) in random order. </li></ul><ul><li>Uses Reading Processes Effectively (Demonstrates Phonemic Awareness). </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizes that words are made up of a series of sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizes rhyming patterns and rhyming sounds. </li></ul><ul><li>Matches words with the same beginning sound/ending sound. </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies sounds heard at the beginning, middle, or end of a word. </li></ul><ul><li>Blends individual sounds to form a word. </li></ul><ul><li>Matches spoken sounds to letters in print. </li></ul><ul><li>Makes meaningful predictions about text using word patterns, phonics, language patterns, and structures. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reading <ul><li>Demonstrates Concepts of Print </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates left to right page sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates awareness of text progression (left/right; top/bottom). </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates return sweep. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates awareness that print, not pictures contains the message and that the message remains constant. </li></ul><ul><li>Indicates cover, title, title page, front, and back of book. </li></ul><ul><li>Indicates a letter, a word, a first letter, a last letter, an upper case letter, a lower case letter, and the space between words. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates an awareness of the function of periods, question marks, exclamation points, and quotation marks. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Reading <ul><li>Demonstrates Effective Reading Behaviors </li></ul><ul><li>&quot;Reads along&quot; when being read a familiar text. </li></ul><ul><li>Reads books from memory or with picture support daily. </li></ul><ul><li>Reads and listens to text for a variety of purposes (pleasure reading). </li></ul><ul><li>Self-selects materials for reading and listening. </li></ul><ul><li>Participates in discussions and activities related to text and across texts. </li></ul><ul><li>Asks and answers questions about material that has been read or heard. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Reading <ul><li>Constructs Meaning from a Variety of Text </li></ul><ul><li>Predicts what a story is about using book title, illustrations, and other context clues. </li></ul><ul><li>Predicts what might happen next in a story. </li></ul><ul><li>Identifies beginning and ending of a story. </li></ul><ul><li>Demonstrates awareness of story elements (setting, characters, problem, sequence of events, and resolution). </li></ul><ul><li>Retells familiar stories and rhymes. </li></ul><ul><li>Summarizes a story (tells what it is mostly about). </li></ul><ul><li>Supports responses with information from the text. </li></ul><ul><li>Recognizes high frequency (sight words) words in context. </li></ul><ul><li>Understands and follows simple directions during reading instruction. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Reading Expectations <ul><li>By the end of the school year our goal is for your child to be reading independently at a DRA level 6. </li></ul><ul><li>At this level, your child needs to be reading the text accurately as well as showing good fluency and comprehending the text. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Writing <ul><li>Learning to coordinate hand muscles with eye muscles. </li></ul><ul><li>Drawing pictures to illustrate their stories. </li></ul><ul><li>Learning to write one's name correctly, using a capital letter for the first letter and lower case letters for the rest of the name, using sight words in sentences, writing a story with a beginning, middle and end and writing with detail. </li></ul><ul><li>Using phonetic “invented” spelling to formulate words. </li></ul>
  15. 15. Writing <ul><li>-Focuses on Topic </li></ul><ul><li>-Organizes Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>-Supports Topic With Details </li></ul><ul><li>-Uses Conventions (punctuation, capitalization, spelling, grammar). </li></ul><ul><li>-Organizes to Communicate in Writing </li></ul>
  16. 16. Go Math! <ul><li>Model, Read and Write #’s 1-5 </li></ul><ul><li>Compare and Order Sets to 5 </li></ul><ul><li>Represent, compare, order sets of 6 to 10 </li></ul><ul><li>Addition and Subtraction </li></ul><ul><li>Model, Read, and Write 11 to 19 </li></ul><ul><li>Represent, compare, and order sets to 20 </li></ul><ul><li>Positions and Sorting </li></ul><ul><li>Two-dimensional shapes </li></ul><ul><li>Three-dimensional shapes </li></ul><ul><li>Patterns </li></ul><ul><li>Measurement </li></ul><ul><li>Time </li></ul>
  17. 17. Science Bodies of Knowledge <ul><li>Nature of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Life Science </li></ul><ul><li>Physical Science </li></ul><ul><li>Earth Science </li></ul>
  18. 18. Big Ideas <ul><li>Practice of Science </li></ul><ul><li>Organization and Development of Living Organisms </li></ul><ul><li>Forms of Energy </li></ul><ul><li>Properties of Matter </li></ul><ul><li>Changes in Matter </li></ul><ul><li>Motions of Objects </li></ul><ul><li>Forces and Changes in Motion </li></ul><ul><li>Earth in Space and Time </li></ul>
  19. 19. Social Studies Big Ideas <ul><li>Historical Inquiry and Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Historical Knowledge </li></ul><ul><li>Chronological Thinking </li></ul><ul><li>The World in Spatial Terms </li></ul><ul><li>Places and Regions </li></ul><ul><li>Physical System </li></ul><ul><li>Beginning Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Foundations of Government </li></ul><ul><li>Civic and Political Participation </li></ul>
  20. 20. Homework <ul><li>Homework will be given on Mondays and returned on Fridays. Please complete all of the assignments. The homework reinforces what we are doing in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Please make sure your child’s name is on their homework! </li></ul>
  21. 21. Important Information <ul><li>Feel free to contact use with any additional questions or concerns by email or a note. (I don’t check my school voicemail) </li></ul><ul><li>We will have 2 conference nights to discuss your child’s progress. </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten will not receive report cards for academics the 1 st nine weeks. Your child will only be graded on behavior during this time. </li></ul><ul><li>They will get a report card starting the 2 nd nine weeks for academics and behavior. Please refer to the codes listed on the report card to read it correctly. </li></ul><ul><li>Progress alerts will go home (mid way through each grading period) in advance to let you know of your child’s progress before the report card. </li></ul>
  22. 22. Behavior on Report Card <ul><li>If your child has had 5 yellows or 3 reds within the 9 week grading period, they will receive a &quot;N&quot; (needs improvement) in the category that best suits the behavior that they displaying in the classroom. </li></ul><ul><li>Be sure to look over and sign your child's folder everyday, so that you are aware of their behavior in the classroom. Please encourage your child to make good choices everyday! </li></ul>
  23. 23. Practice at Home <ul><li>Recognizing upper and lowercase letters, letter sounds (beginning, middle and end), recognizing numbers 0-30, tying shoes, memorizing lunch number, hand writing skills, write sentences with familiar words and/or beginning sounds, writing sentences using capital letter and a period at the end of the sentence, patterning, recognizing color/number words, </li></ul><ul><li>recognizing high frequency words (sight words--Starting in October), knowing personal information (phone #, age, birthday, address and parents names), counting by 1's, 10's, 5's and 2's and ALWAYS READ for 10 minutes a day (alone, with a friend or with a parent or family member). </li></ul>
  24. 24. Classroom Volunteers <ul><li>Homeroom Parent and Helpers- Our homeroom parent is responsible for coordination and scheduling the volunteers in our classroom. There are also some school-wide responsibilities involved. Please be sure that you have the time to take on this responsibility if you sign-up to be a homeroom parent or a helper. </li></ul><ul><li>Classroom Helpers- If you would like to volunteer to help out in the classroom for various activities, holiday parties, art projects, small groups etc. </li></ul><ul><li>Memory Makers- Help us create lasting memories by joining MEMORY MAKERS. Please sign-up if you’re willing to donate film, instant camera with flash and / or take for processing. </li></ul><ul><li>Ready Reader/Story Parents </li></ul><ul><li>Copy Helpers- If you would like to volunteer to copy, laminate, and use die-cut machines in media center for various projects that we need for class. </li></ul>
  25. 25. My Class Website <ul><li>Please check my website for Monthly Newsletters, Class Photos, and Weekly Homework. </li></ul><ul><li>My website has additional important information that you will need, so please check it out! </li></ul>
  26. 26. My Contact Information <ul><li>Lauren Harmon </li></ul><ul><li>13910 Nine Eagles Road </li></ul><ul><li>Tampa, Florida 33626 </li></ul><ul><li>Email: </li></ul><ul><li>lauren. harmon@sdhc.k12.fl.us </li></ul><ul><li>Website: http://bryant.mysdhc.org/teacher/0527Harmon/ </li></ul>
  27. 27. Let’s Have a Great Year!

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