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  1. 1. Dallastown Area School District Full Day Kindergarten Program An Invitation To Learn……
  2. 2. Ore Valley Full Day K <ul><li>School Hours 8:50-3:35 </li></ul><ul><li>KindergartenTeacher: Wiley Kurcheski </li></ul><ul><li>[email_address] </li></ul><ul><li>phone number: 505-5051 ext. 5220 </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten Aide: Kerrie Haines </li></ul>
  3. 3. Student Mini Sessions <ul><li>Monday, August 30 th </li></ul><ul><li>10:30-12:15 </li></ul><ul><li>Schedule: </li></ul><ul><li>10:30- 11:00 (mini session/bus orientation) </li></ul><ul><li>11:00 – 11:30 (mini session/bus orientation) </li></ul><ul><li>11:30 – 12:15 Parent/child activity in the classroom </li></ul><ul><li>12:15 – Parents depart </li></ul><ul><li>-Parent needs to provide transportation to school ONLY and stay for the entire mini session and your child will go home on the bus. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Transportation Ore Valley 505-5051 Reliance Motor Coach 244-0813 <ul><li>Before you leave tonight, please check the bus chart to be sure your information is correct. </li></ul><ul><li>I will be in front of the school to get the kids as they enter the school the first few weeks of school. I will also put them on their buses at the end of the day. </li></ul><ul><li>Your child must ride his/her bus unless a note is received. </li></ul><ul><li>Car Riders: OV Procedures </li></ul>
  5. 5. What Each Student Needs for School <ul><li>Bookbag (one without wheels) </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet Time Towel </li></ul><ul><li>All About Me Bag </li></ul><ul><li>School Forms (see next slide) </li></ul><ul><li>Please wear the nametag for the first week of kindergarten. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Forms <ul><li>Emergency Card </li></ul><ul><li>Elementary Handbook (forms) </li></ul><ul><li>Student Dismissal </li></ul><ul><li>Free and Reduced Lunch Application </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch Transmittal Form </li></ul><ul><li>Parent Inquiry Form (if needed) </li></ul>
  7. 7. The kindergarten day… <ul><li>Signing-in / Morning Work </li></ul><ul><li>Opening (Calendar, weather, …) </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Reading (K news, poem) </li></ul><ul><li>Word Work / </li></ul><ul><li>Phonemic Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>Shared Reading (Big Book) </li></ul><ul><li>Guided Reading / Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Worktime Literacy Centers </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch / Recess </li></ul><ul><li>Quiet Time </li></ul><ul><li>Movement / Exercises </li></ul><ul><li>Interactive Read Aloud </li></ul><ul><li>Shared / Guided Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Kid Writing / Imagination Stations </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Content (Science, S.S., Themes…) </li></ul><ul><li>Snack </li></ul><ul><li>Specials </li></ul>
  8. 8. Signing in / Morning Work… <ul><li>Students begin the day by signing in and responding to a question of the day. In this way students practice letter recognition, printing, name recognition, understanding print carries meaning and directionality on a daily basis. </li></ul><ul><li>Morning Work </li></ul>
  9. 9. Opening Activities <ul><li>Calendar </li></ul><ul><li>Weather / Season </li></ul><ul><li>Lunch Count </li></ul><ul><li>Days of School </li></ul><ul><li>Math Problem of the Day </li></ul><ul><li>Review Sign-in Question </li></ul><ul><li>Songs and Exercises </li></ul>
  10. 10. Shared Reading <ul><li>Weekly Poem </li></ul><ul><li>Kindergarten News </li></ul><ul><li>Each day students read the daily news prepared by the classroom teacher. This daily reading provides practice in one to one matching, tracking left to right, letter and word recognition and identification of punctuation. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>Kindergarten News </li></ul><ul><li>Today is Friday, September 14 th , 2009. We will learn about apples. How fun! </li></ul><ul><li>a : :: b : </li></ul>
  12. 12. Word Work <ul><li>Word Wall Words </li></ul><ul><li>Word Families </li></ul><ul><li>Handwriting </li></ul><ul><li>Phonemic Awareness </li></ul><ul><li>- Hearing and identifying </li></ul><ul><li>sounds that make up words. </li></ul><ul><li>-Attending to sounds in the </li></ul><ul><li> context of words. </li></ul><ul><li>-Manipulating sounds to create </li></ul><ul><li>new words. </li></ul><ul><li>-Identifying onsets and rhymes. </li></ul><ul><li>bat – cat (rhyming -discrimination) </li></ul><ul><li>look – like </li></ul><ul><li>dog – frog </li></ul><ul><li>day - ? (production) </li></ul><ul><li>top - ? </li></ul><ul><li>f-u-n (blending) </li></ul>
  13. 13. Shared Reading <ul><li>Weekly “Big Book” </li></ul><ul><li>Monday </li></ul><ul><li>-Introduce Book </li></ul><ul><li>Tuesday-Friday </li></ul><ul><li>-Teach reading strategies and concepts </li></ul><ul><li>-Develop fluency </li></ul>
  14. 14. Guided Reading / Writing Worktime Literacy Centers <ul><li>During this time, student will have the opportunity to: </li></ul><ul><li>-Work collaboratively with classmates </li></ul><ul><li>-Receive individualized small group </li></ul><ul><li>instruction in reading and writing </li></ul><ul><li>-Develop responsibility </li></ul><ul><li>-Meet one-to-one with </li></ul><ul><li>teachers </li></ul>
  15. 16. Worktime Literacy Centers <ul><li>Reading For Meaning </li></ul><ul><li>Writing </li></ul><ul><li>Word Making </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Science-Art-Discovery </li></ul>
  16. 17. Lunch / Recess / Quiet Time <ul><li>Students will go to lunch at </li></ul><ul><li>After recess, they will come back to the classroom to rest. </li></ul><ul><li>Each child will need a Rest Towel for Monday, August 30th. </li></ul>
  17. 18. Movement / Exercises <ul><li>Songs </li></ul><ul><li>Music CDs </li></ul><ul><li>Movement Activities </li></ul>
  18. 19. Interactive Read Aloud <ul><li>Students listen to story, but also: </li></ul><ul><li>-Think about text </li></ul><ul><li>-Answer teacher prompted questions </li></ul><ul><li>-Connect to text </li></ul><ul><li>-Make predictions </li></ul><ul><li>-Participate in class </li></ul><ul><li>discussions </li></ul>
  19. 20. Shared / Guided Writing <ul><li>Teacher: </li></ul><ul><li>- Teaches and models </li></ul><ul><li>what “good writers” do </li></ul><ul><li>-Allows students to interact </li></ul><ul><li>with writing experience by </li></ul><ul><li>listening to their suggestions </li></ul><ul><li>and sharing the pen </li></ul>
  20. 21. Kid Writing… <ul><li>Students : </li></ul><ul><li>Create stories everyday in their own KW book. </li></ul><ul><li>Write at their own level. </li></ul><ul><li>Are viewed as successful writers. </li></ul><ul><li>Get support from aides, classroom teacher, or parent volunteers. </li></ul><ul><li>Share writing with classmates </li></ul>
  21. 22. Level 2: Pictorial
  22. 23. Level 3: Precommunicative
  23. 24. Level 5: Phonetic
  24. 25. Level 6: Transitional
  25. 27. Imagination Stations Play with a purpose <ul><li>Puzzles </li></ul><ul><li>Blocks </li></ul><ul><li>Sensory Activities </li></ul><ul><li>Art </li></ul><ul><li>Dramatic Play </li></ul><ul><li>Computer </li></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul>
  26. 28. Math <ul><li>Number recognition and formation </li></ul><ul><li>Learning about numbers through counting , grouping and comparing. </li></ul><ul><li>Sort and match objects by shape, color and size. </li></ul><ul><li>Collect and organize information in simple picture graph form. </li></ul><ul><li>Learn problem solving skills. </li></ul><ul><li>Create and continue patterns. </li></ul>
  27. 29. Content <ul><li>Science </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies </li></ul><ul><li>Theme lessons </li></ul><ul><li>Cooking </li></ul><ul><li>Discovery </li></ul>
  28. 30. Snack Time <ul><li>There will be snack everyday for students who are hungry. </li></ul><ul><li>I will need parent donations throughout the year to make this work. Please bring a snack for the class during the assigned time of the month: </li></ul><ul><li>*Last Name A-L : 1 st or 2 nd week of each month </li></ul><ul><li>*Last Name M-Z : 3 rd or 4 th week of each month </li></ul><ul><li>**Please notify me of any food </li></ul><ul><li> allergies or special diets tonight! </li></ul>
  29. 31. Specials <ul><li>Day 1 Gym </li></ul><ul><li>Day 2 Music </li></ul><ul><li>Day 3 Art </li></ul><ul><li>Day 4 Library </li></ul><ul><li>Day 5 Computer </li></ul>
  30. 32. Free Play <ul><li>Provide opportunities for children to play cooperatively and develop self control. </li></ul><ul><li>Provide opportunities for gross motor development. </li></ul>
  31. 33. Classroom Notes <ul><li>Attendance </li></ul><ul><li>Excuse Cards </li></ul><ul><li>If you know of any appointments or planned absences please let me and the office know ahead of time by note. </li></ul><ul><li>Educational Trip Forms </li></ul>
  32. 34. Classroom Notes <ul><li>Medications </li></ul><ul><li>-Medications must be brought to school by an adult and given directly to the school nurse. Please do not send the medications in the student’s bookbag. </li></ul><ul><li>(This includes cough drops) </li></ul>
  33. 35. Classroom Notes <ul><li>Giving Tree </li></ul><ul><li>-Outside our classroom there is a “Giving Tree.” Throughout the year it will be filled with apples. The apples will have names of supplies the classroom needs. </li></ul><ul><li>-How do I get the apples? </li></ul><ul><li>1.) You can take them off the tree when you </li></ul><ul><li> are in the building. </li></ul><ul><li>2.) You can send in a note with your child. </li></ul>
  34. 36. Classroom Notes <ul><li>Scholastic Book Club </li></ul><ul><li>-Book orders will be sent home throughout the year. Please make sure to send in checks. Do NOT send in cash. </li></ul>
  35. 37. Classroom Notes <ul><li>Birthdays!!! </li></ul><ul><li>- If you want to send in a birthday treat for your child, please let me know in advance so that I can arrange time to celebrate. </li></ul>
  36. 38. Thank you! Wiley Kurcheski, Kindergarten Teacher Kerri Haines, Kindergarten Aide