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Welcome to kindergarten!


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Welcome to kindergarten!

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