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Open house

  1. 1. Welcome to Kindergarten Room 103 Miss Kempski
  2. 2. About Miss Kempski <ul><li>Connections to Richey Elementary School </li></ul><ul><li>University of Delaware – Class of 2003 </li></ul><ul><li>Hockessin Montessori School </li></ul><ul><li>Highlands Elementary School </li></ul>
  3. 3. Kindergarten Expectations of the Students <ul><li>Always try your best. </li></ul><ul><li>Complete the work that is asked. </li></ul><ul><li>Follow rules and directions. </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Parent Expectations <ul><li>Encouragement! </li></ul><ul><li>Communication with your child and Miss Kempski </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul>
  5. 5. What you can expect from me! <ul><li>Working with each child to grow intellectually and socially. </li></ul><ul><li>Aligning each lesson with the DE Department of Education’s State Standards. </li></ul><ul><li>ENCOURAGEMENT! </li></ul><ul><li>Building a FUN learning environment. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Kindergarten Schedule <ul><li>8:30 – 9:00 Morning Work </li></ul><ul><li>9:00 – 9:30 R.T.I. </li></ul><ul><li>9:30 – 10:30 Reading </li></ul><ul><li>10:35 – 11:05 RECESS </li></ul><ul><li>11:05 – 11:20 Wash up for Lunch </li></ul><ul><li>11:20 – 12:00 LUNCH </li></ul><ul><li>12:00 – 12:30 Reading </li></ul><ul><li>12:30 – 1:00 Writing </li></ul><ul><li>1:05 – 1:50 Unified Arts </li></ul><ul><li>1:50 – 2:30 Math </li></ul><ul><li>2:30 – 3:15 Science/Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>3:15 Pack Up </li></ul><ul><li>3:30 Dismissal </li></ul>
  7. 7. Reading <ul><li>Scott Foresman </li></ul><ul><li>Whole Group Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Small Group Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>High Frequency / Word Wall Words </li></ul><ul><li>Amazing Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Letter Names & Letter Sounds </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul><ul><li>Reading Log </li></ul>
  8. 8. Math <ul><li>Trailblazers </li></ul><ul><li>Units </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Patterns, Numbers, Location, Size, Measuring, Money, Estimation, Sorting, Beginners Geometry, Capacity, Beginners Time, Weight, Length, More or Less, Addition </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Homework </li></ul>
  9. 9. Science <ul><li>Science Kits </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Senses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wood and Paper </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Social Studies <ul><li>Community </li></ul><ul><li>Holidays </li></ul><ul><li>Economics </li></ul><ul><li>Social Skills </li></ul>
  11. 11. S.M.A.R.T. <ul><li>S timulating M aturity through A ccelerated R eadiness T raining </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Students are physically active and the brain is stimulated through age appropriate, fun, and engaging activities. </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Unified Arts <ul><li>Monday </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Technology – Mrs. Morrow </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tuesday </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Library – Ms. Taylor </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Wednesday </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Art – Ms. Pohlman </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Thursday </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Physical Education – Mr. Johnson </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Friday </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Music – Mr. Adkins </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Homework <ul><li>Homework is designed to reinforce what the students are learning each day in class. </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Homework Packet </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Homework will be sent home every Monday. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One Math worksheet and one Language Arts worksheet. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Occasionally, a Science or Social Studies paper will come home. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>There will be a schedule attached to the Homework Packet stating when each assignment is due. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>I do not grade homework, however, I do check and keep track to see that it is getting done. </li></ul>
  14. 14. What Color Are You On Today? Flip Cards <ul><li>Rules and Expectations </li></ul><ul><li>Each student begins the day on GREEN </li></ul><ul><li>If a behavior is repeated or another rule is broken, the child is then asked to change their color to YELLOW </li></ul><ul><li>Finally, if the child continues to break a class or school rule, they will be asked to change their color to RED </li></ul><ul><li>Rewards for ending the day on green or yellow . </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Bunny Bucks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bunny Bucks will be cashed in at the end of the week for prizes. </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Communication to Parents/Guardians </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A monthly calendar will remain in each student’s take home folder. Each afternoon, Miss Kempski will stamp the color on which they end the day. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If students end the day on RED , a Bunny Boo Boo will be sent home stating why. </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Conferences <ul><li>There is a set date throughout the year for conferences. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First conferences will be held October 14 th and 15 th </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Miss Kempski will schedule a 15 min. conference with each parent/guardian. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Notices will go home in your child’s folder. </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. Reminders <ul><li>Please check your child’s Communication folder EVERYDAY! It should be sent back to school each day! </li></ul><ul><li>If you are sending money in for lunch, please make sure you send it in a zip lock bag marked with your child’s name. </li></ul>
  17. 17. How to reach Miss Kempski... <ul><li>E-mail is best </li></ul><ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Phone </li></ul><ul><ul><li>302-992-5535 </li></ul></ul>
  18. 18. Questions ???????????????