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Please continue to Read every night to your child!
Please check my website throughout the year for important information and links to sites you can use to help your child at home.
Tuesday: Computer Lab
||Language Arts/ Math/ Unit
The skils we will be working on the Third twelve weeeks are:
Initial/ middle/ ending sounds and phoneme blending
Phoneme segmentation & Phoneme substitutionRhyming, punctuation
Main Idea, Detailing & Making predictions
Establishes a relationship between picture & print
Writes a simple sentence & adds details to drawings
Writes in the way one would speak
Reads own writing
Writes left to right, top to bottom,and uses space between words
Spells name and familiar words
Spells some words with beginning, middle, and ending sounds
Writes upper/ lower case letters
Sight words: play, he, she, up, with, went, about, because
Reads & writes Numbers 0-100 Rote count 1-50
Identifies & creates sets to show greater than/less than, and equal to
Solves story problems with addition & subtraction
Fluently adds up to 5
Fluently subtracts from 5
Shows a knowledge of place valuethrough drawings and/or equations
St. Patrick's Day
Dinosaurs & Long ago/ Today
||Show & Tell
Every Friday we will do Show & Tell. Your child can bring 1 item that they want to share with the class.
||Mrs. Richard's Class Schedule 2011-2012
Class schedule to come...
7:50-8:10: Unpack, morning work
8:10-8:30: Calendar/ Shared Reading
8:30-9:10: SRA (Reading Groups)
9:40-10:10: Harcourt/ Mnephonics
10:10-11:00: Guided Reading
11:00-11:30: Writer's Portfolio
12:05-12:40: Bathroom Break, Pack-up, Recess
1:35-2:00: Writer's Workshop
2:00-2:30: Read Aloud/ Dismiss
||Read Read Read
Please read to your child every night. Please make sure your child points to the word as he/she reads the word.
Ask your child the following questins:
1. Who is the character/ characters in the story?
2. Where is the setting? Where does the story take place?
3. What happens in the beginning of the story? middle? ending?
4. Why do you think the author wrote this story? What is the author's purpose? (Usually it is to teach a lesson)
5. What did this story remind you of? Do you have a connection? (Let them tell you what they thought of while reading the story)
||Dates To Remember
Important Upcoming Dates:
Friday, Mar. 9: S Day: Students dismiss at 11:45 & Kindergarten Registration. Times are 12:00-2:00 and 4:00-6:00
Monday, Mar. 12: Kindergarten Report Cards go home
Friday, March 16: Quarter sale (funds will go to Relay for Life) send quarters with your child so they can purchas items!
Thursday, Mar. 22: Kindergarten Spring Performance
Friday, March 30: Teacher Work Day~ No school for students
Character Education Words:
September - Respect
October - Responsibility
December - Caring
January - Perseverance
February - Integrity
March - Good Judgment
April - Fairness
May - Courage
||2 packs of 24 crayons
12 glue sticks
1 pack of colored pencils
1 pair of blunt-tip scissors
12 yellow pencils
2 packs of dry erase markers
2 large boxes of tissues
sandwich & quart baggies – zip closure
jumbo Ziploc bag
1 large towel
1 change of clothes
large towel (for rest at beginning of year)
Change of clothes to leave at school (place in Ziploc bag with name - label all clothes)
Please have your child's name on all his/her personal belongings in order to prevent mix-ups.
My Wish List:
Large hand sanitizer Cotton balls
Pipe-cleaners (any color) Fat/craft popsicle sticks
Medium/large googly eyes White paper lunch bags
CLean sock9for eraser boards) Velcro dots