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  • 1.  
  • 2. Wells Mission Statement
    • The Staff of Wells School, parents and community members will endeavor to provide a positive learning environment based on sound educational practices designed to meet the individual needs of each student. By meeting the changing needs of students in a changing world the school will promote self-esteem, appropriate behaviors, and academic growth.
  • 3. Our Classroom Mission Statement
    • "Our mission in kindergarten is to listen and follow the rules so everyone can learn."
  • 4. Goals for Kindergarten
    • There are so many exciting things that your kindergartener will learn this year.
    • One the next several slides I will show you what they will learn in each subject area.
  • 5. Goals for Language Arts
    • Read with understanding and fluency.
    • Read and understand literature representative for various societies, eras, and ideas.
    • Write to communicate for a variety of purposes.
    • Listen and speak effectively in a variety of situations.
    • Use the language arts to acquire, assess, and communicate information.
  • 6. Goals for Mathematics
    • Demonstrate and apply a knowledge and sense of numbers including numeration and operations, patterns, ratios, and proportion.
    • Estimate, make and use measurements of objects, quantities and relationships, and determine acceptable levels of accuracy.
    • Use algebraic and analytical methods to identify and describe patterns and relationships in data, solve problems, and predict results.
  • 7. Mathematics (continued)
    • Use geometric methods to analyze, categorize and draw conclusions about points, lines, planes, and space.
    • Collect, organize and analyze data using statistical methods; predict results; and interpret uncertainty using concepts of probability.
  • 8. Goals for Science
    • Understand the processes of scientific inquiry and technological design to investigate questions, conduct experiments and solve problems.
    • Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.
    • Understand the relationships among sciences, technology and society in historical and contemporary contexts.
  • 9. Goals for Social Science
    • Understand political, economic, and social systems, with the emphasis on the United States.
    • Understand events, trends, individuals, and movements shaping the history of Illinois, the United States and other nations.
    • Understand world geography and the effects of geography on society, with an emphasis on the United States.
  • 10. Goals for Physical Development and Health
    • Acquire movement skills and understand concepts needed to engage in health-enhancing physical activity.
    • Achieve and maintain a health-enhancing level of physical fitness based up on continual self-assessment.
    • Develop team-building skills by working with others through treatment of illness and injury.
    • Understand human body systems and factors that influence growth and development.
    • Promote and enhance health and well being through the use of effective communication and decision-making skills.
  • 11. Goals for Fine Arts
    • Through creating and performing, understand how works of art are produced.
    • Understand the role of the arts in civilizations, past and present.
  • 12. Goals for Social/Emotional Development
    • Develop self-awareness and self-managements skills to achieve school and life success.
    • Use social-awareness and interpersonal skills to establish and maintain positive relationships.
    • Demonstrate decision-making skills and responsible behaviors in personal, school, and community contexts.
  • 13. Additional Information
    • I will be giving all of you the student handbook, schedules, and a yearly calendar before you leave so that you will be well informed about the school and things that we will be doing this year. Please make sure that you get this information before you leave.
  • 14. Contacts
    • If you have any questions you may let me know now or we can set up a time to talk.
    • Our school website is http://www.emsd37.org/schools/wells.index.htm for additional information.
    • Or contact the school at 490 Avenue of the Cities, East Moline. Phone: 796-1251, Mr. Kristin Humphries is the Principal.
    • I also have a classroom website that will update you on everything that is going on in the classroom. http://millerkindergarten.jottit.com
  • 15. Thank You
    • Thanks to all of you that have attended your student’s Open House. I hope that you all enjoyed learning and seeing all the wonderful things that your children will be doing throughout the year. The student’s and I appreciate your attendance.