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Open House

  1. 1. Ms. Edmunds Aug/ 29/2010 Welcome to Kindergarten!!!
  2. 2. Welcome Parents! <ul><li>Goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To help parents understand the work their child will be doing throughout the school year. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>My expectations of your child. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Information about how parents can support their child’s learning. </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Curriculum Goals <ul><li>Students will be learning many new things throughout the school year. Your packet gives you a list of the things we will be covering this year </li></ul><ul><li>Handout: What you can do at home. </li></ul><ul><li>For example, reading together for 20 minutes a day. </li></ul>
  4. 4. In-Class Activity <ul><li>Parents I now invite you to join in a classroom activity. </li></ul><ul><li>Write your child an encouraging letter about what you want for them this year. </li></ul><ul><li>Go on a scavenger hunt and locate: </li></ul><ul><li>* Child’s desk </li></ul><ul><li>* Child’s cubby </li></ul><ul><li>* Office </li></ul><ul><li>* Lunch area </li></ul><ul><li>It is important you familiarize yourself with your child’s class and school. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Class Information <ul><li>Explain how students will be evaluated and graded. </li></ul><ul><li>Tell parents when report cards and progress reports will be sent home. </li></ul><ul><li>Describe the amount of homework students can expect. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a calendar of upcoming events, such as class field trips and parent-teacher conferences. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Class Rules <ul><li>I expect my students to respect each other and be ready to learn and have fun. We can up with a list of class rules as a class. </li></ul><ul><li>Class Rules: </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of yourself </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of your friends </li></ul><ul><li>Take care of your school </li></ul><ul><li>Be respectful </li></ul>
  7. 7. Supplies <ul><li>2 solid color folders. 1 red and 1 yellow </li></ul><ul><li>2 glue sticks </li></ul><ul><li>1 box 24 crayons </li></ul><ul><li>Box #2 pencils </li></ul><ul><li>2 dry erase markers with eraser </li></ul><ul><li>1 box of 10 or 12 markers </li></ul><ul><li>A tote bag or backpack </li></ul>
  8. 8. Folders <ul><li>Yellow folder will be your child’s take home folder. Please check it daily and take out anything that does not need to come back to school. </li></ul><ul><li>Red folder will be your child’s writers workshop folder and it will stay at school to keep unfinished writing in it. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Weekly Reading <ul><li>Reading is very important in your child's development. </li></ul><ul><li>Read to or with your child at least 20 minutes a day. </li></ul><ul><li>There is a weekly reading sheet that will be sent home in your child’s yellow folder. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Reading Log Date Book I read Minutes spent reading
  11. 11. Questions? <ul><li>Is there any other information I can give you? </li></ul><ul><li>Please feel free to contact me </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>650-787-5710 </li></ul>

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