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Welcome To Kindergarten Parent / Guardian Orientation !. Please be sure that you have picked up your Orientation packet. Tonight’s Agenda. Welcome and Introductions Expectations / Preparation for Kindergarten Typical day in Kindergarten Curriculum/ Student Sample Work

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Please be sure that you have picked up your orientation packet

Welcome To Kindergarten Parent / Guardian Orientation!

Please be sure that you have picked up your

Orientation packet.


Tonight s agenda

Tonight’s Agenda

Welcome and Introductions

Expectations / Preparation for Kindergarten

Typical day in Kindergarten

Curriculum/ Student Sample Work

Special Education and Support Services

Materials and Handouts


Expectations prior to kindergarten

Expectations Prior To Kindergarten

  • Be able to say first and last name when asked

  • Be able to follow a direction given by an adult

  • Be able to sit and listen for ten minutes

  • Be able to focus on a task for five minutes

  • Be able to demonstrate self-help skills for snack time

  • Be able to demonstrate self-help skills for bathroom use and hand washing


Preparation for kindergarten

Preparation For Kindergarten

*Encourage independence with self-help activities

*Talk about school in a positive way

*Discuss anxieties and reassure your child

*Encourage any attempts to read, write, and count

*Practice opening lunch bags, lunch containers, typical snack containers, juice boxes/juice bags

*Discuss the lunch menu and the choices for

“hot lunch” prior to each school day

*Practice snapping, buttoning, and zipping clothing and tying shoes

*Discuss use of bathrooms, sinks, and the importance of

washing hands properly

*Discuss the importance of following the school rules


A typical day in kindergarten

A Typical Day In Kindergarten

*90 minutes of Language Arts (Reading Readiness, “Treasures”, Phonemic Awareness, Writing, Listening Skills, Story Time)

*60 minutes of Math

*Integrated Science and Social Studies

*5 “Specials” per week (Music, Art, Health/P.E. twice weekly, Library/Computer Lab) ~ 44 minute period


Please be sure that you have picked up your orientation packet

Full Day Program

*Full Day session is the same as Grades 1 through 4

8:55am –3:25pm

*44 minute special

* 20 minute recess# and a 30 minute lunch#

* Snack Time

# pending legislation


Kindergarten curriculum

Kindergarten Curriculum

Mathematics: Growing With Mathematics

Reading: Treasures, Making Meaning, Core Literature

Writing: Interactive Writing, Journal Writing with Inventive Spelling

Integrated Science and Social Studies

Our Kindergarten Curriculum is based on the Math and Language Arts Expectations set by the CT Department of Education


Graph sample

Graph Sample


Number writing in october

Number Writing in October


Number writing in may

Number Writing in May


Writing sample in september

Writing Sample in September


Writing sample in may

Writing Sample in May


Scientifically research based intervention srbi

Scientifically Research Based Intervention (SRBI)

Tier 3

5%

Tier 2

15%

Tier 1

80%


Special needs in kindergarten

Special Needs In Kindergarten

Director of Special Services:

Laura Cyr

Assistant Director of Special Services:

Laura Klimaszewski

Coordinator of Pupil Services:

AnliseDonofrio

(203) 720-5265


Special education programming

Special Education Programming

In each elementary school,

professionals from the Department

of Special Services provide supports

to children with identified disabilities

according to their Individualized

Education Plans (IEP).

If you have concerns with your

child’s learning or educational

experience, please contact your

child’s classroom teacher. Concerns

will then be shared with the special

education team if necessary.

Support Services Include:

Special Education Teachers

School Psychologists

Speech/Language Pathologists

Social Workers

Occupational Therapists

Physical Therapists

Paraprofessionals


Materials given to you this evening

Materials given to you this evening…

Handouts: Please take the time to read through this information. It will be beneficial to both you and your child.

Kindergarten -Helping Your Child Make the Move

Calendar 2012-2013

Kindergarten Report Card / Rubric

Summer Reading is Fun 2012 Packet

Whittemore Library Information

Activities to Improve Fine Motor Skills

Book to read to and with your child

SRBI handout


Thank you for attending our kindergarten parent guardian orientation

Thank you for attending our Kindergarten Parent/Guardian Orientation!

If you have any further questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to call or email the school.

Brian Hendrickson, Principal, [email protected]

Alison Noss, Secretary, [email protected]

Mary Clarke, School Nurse, [email protected]

HBES (203)720-5231

HBES fax (203) 720-5234

STA Bus Company (203) 729-4500


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