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  1. 1. Welcome to Christ the King!<br />Kindergarten Parent Meeting<br />August 19, 2009<br />
  2. 2. Introduction-Mrs. Keating (Kg- A)<br />2nd year at CKS, 5th year teaching Kindergarten<br />Hometown- Vincennes, IN<br />Graduated from the University of Southern Indiana<br />2 daughters Averie & Aubrie<br />
  3. 3. Introduction-Mrs. Swanson (Kg-B)<br />1st year at CKS, taught 1st grade at IPS #55<br />Hometown: Valparaiso, IN<br />Graduated from Indiana University<br />
  4. 4. Take Home Craft<br />Please let your child decorate the bear and write name on back<br />Color, paint, glue beads, cheerios, lace, etc.<br />
  5. 5. DIBELS (Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills)<br />No regular classes Sept. 17 & 18<br />Screening assesses <br />Initial Sound Fluency, Letter Naming Fluency, Word Use Fluency<br />Oral Counting, Number Identify, Missing Number, Quantity Discrimination, Next Number, Number Facts<br />Personal information<br />Benchmark assessments Dec. & May<br />Phoneme Segmentation Fluency, Nonsense Word Fluency<br />Progress Monitoring throughout the year<br />
  6. 6. Handwriting-D’Nealian<br />Best handwriting method to ease them into cursive for the upper grades.<br />Handouts on letter formation in packets<br />
  7. 7. Language Arts and Alphatime<br />Scott Foresman Series-phonological awareness, high frequency words, writing, grammar<br />Alphatime-letter people, letter recognition and phonics<br />
  8. 8. Math and Manipulatives<br />Saxon math series-very hands on<br />Work with math manipulatives in the classroom<br />Number recognition, patterns, +/-, measuring, graphing…much more!<br />
  9. 9. Religion and Mass<br />Faith First Series-cover a chapter a week<br />Mass-attend the first Wednesday each month, beginning in September, and holy days.<br />
  10. 10. Homework<br />Beginning- Oct. 5<br />Packet sent home Mondays return Friday <br />One activity/worksheet per night<br />Scholastic-order forms go home once a month<br />
  11. 11.  <br />Kindergarten Homework Packet<br />For the week of October 5-9, 2009<br />Dear Parents/Guardians: Please initial next to each day’s homework explanation after checking for neatness and completion. Then, return the packet to school in your child’s folder by Friday. Thanks!<br />
  12. 12. Learning Centers<br />Daily small group active learning<br />Small group work<br />Curriculum enrichment<br />Manipulatives<br />Parent volunteers (Tues. and Thurs.)<br />
  13. 13. Special Classes<br />Art, Music, Computer, Library, Gym<br />Gym-please have your child wear gym shoes and shorts under skirts<br />
  14. 14. Discipline Policy<br />Card change system-<br /> green, yellow, red<br />Treasure Chest<br />Class rewards if all on green<br />Class Complement Reward System<br />
  15. 15. Report Card/Progress Report<br />1st quarter- left hand side of report card (work habits and study skills) and 1st quarter skills<br />Report Card-2nd, 3rd, and 4th quarters<br />Copy of report card in your parent packet<br />
  16. 16. Snack and Birthdays<br />Welcome to send in homemade treats<br />Fruit, cupcakes, cookies, pretzels, etc. (cake-pre cut)<br />Invitations-can be sent through kid mail if entire class is invited<br />Snack calendar in your packet<br />
  17. 17. Field Trips<br />2 Per Year<br />Children’s Museum (Feb.)<br />Indianapolis Zoo (May)<br />Please join us if possible!<br />
  18. 18. Arrival and Dismissal<br />Half Day Students- pick up on Crittenden at 10:50<br />Full Day Students-car rider, aftercare, walker (please note on sign in sheet)<br />Friday 8-21-09-stand in line with child until pick up<br />
  19. 19. Let’s meet!<br />You are invited to bring your child to meet his/her teacher tomorrow morning 8-20-09 from 8-10am.<br />They may bring their supplies and backpack and meet for about 10 minutes.<br />

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