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Welcome to Kindergarten!. Please take a few minutes to write you child a LOVE note to let them know you were here! LOVE notes are located on tables in bin. Please remember to: Visit back table and sign up! Look through Kindergarten Info. Folders located on your child’s desk. Thank you!!!.

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welcome to kindergarten
Welcome to Kindergarten!

Please take a few minutes to write you child a LOVE note to let them know you were here!

LOVE notes are located on tables in bin.

Please remember to:

Visit back table and sign up!

Look through Kindergarten Info. Folders located on your child’s desk.

Thank you!!!

welcome to back to school night 201 4 201 5

Welcome to Back to School Night 2014-2015

Miss Rebecca DeMarco

Classroom Paraprofessional Mrs. Betty Wagner

Senior Connector: Mrs.Riu

miss rebecca demarco
Miss Rebecca DeMarco
  • B.A. Elementary Education K-6 and Special Education (K-12)
  • Students with Disabilities Certification (K-12)

This is my third year teaching Kindergarten at Central School. Previous experience in Pre-School and Third Grade.

homeroom parents
Homeroom Parents

Mrs. Maureen Schroeder

Mrs. Patty Edelman

Mrs. Amy Deibert

a day in kindergarten begins with fine and gross motor skills
A Day in Kindergarten begins with..Fine and Gross Motor Skills
  • Gross motor skills are defined as the movements of the large muscles of the body that enables such functions as walking, kicking, sitting upright, lifting, and throwing a ball. Since gross motor skills can be learned and improved with practice, children need plenty of opportunities to exercise these skills.
  • Fine motor skills can be defined as small muscle movements: those that occur in the finger, in coordination with the eyes. Fine motor skills won't develop overnight, but with time and practice.
balanced literacy
Balanced Literacy
  • Word Study
  • Reading Workshop
  • Writing Workshop
  • Sounds in Motion (SIM)

- piloting with Mrs. Reu

  • Daily 5 Literacy Framework-Center Based
go math program
GO Math Program

Two critical areas:

  • Representing and comparing whole numbers, initially with sets of objects

-counting, comparing, modeling, joining, separating with sets along with effective strategies for answering quantitative questions

  • Describing shapes and space
  • 2-D, 3-D shapes presented in a variety of ways
  • spatial responding to model objects
science social studies
Science Social Studies
  • Living/ non- living things

-attributes

-characteristics

  • Observations and discussions

-Ex. Nature Walk

  • Friends and Family
  • Geography
  • Holidays
  • Working together/Citizenship
  • Community helpers
  • Past/Present
homework
Homework
  • Assignments will begin after Parent Conferences in November.
  • Please read with or to your child each night.
  • Practice and memorize sight words posted on our classroom website often.
  • Shoe tying
classroom discipline approach
Classroom Discipline Approach
  • Classroom Behavior Chart- working towards becoming a “Star Student”

- Students will be accountable for their behavior

- Individual accountability

  • Table Tally Marks– working together as a small group
  • “Friday Fun Day” - making good choices as a community
star student of the week
Star Student of the Week

Each student has been assigned a week this year.

During the Star Student’s Week:

  • Student presents poster to the class and displayed all week
  • 1 item for Show and Tell each day (5 items total)
  • Special guest visitor (please set up a date with me prior)
birthdays
Birthdays
  • All treats must be brought to the office no later than 10 am
  • Invitations- all students must receive an invitation if they are distributed in school
  • 16 students in our classroom
  • Summer birthdays can be celebrated in June
mystery readers and visiting our class
Mystery Readers and Visiting our Class
  • Looking for Mystery Readers throughout the year!
  • If you have specialized knowledge, talent, or skill you would like to share with our class please let me know. We are always opened to grandparents visiting as well! (Profession/Heritage/Culture)
parent teacher conferences
Parent/Teacher Conferences
  • November 3rd, 4th, 5th
  • Dismissal is at 1:20 pm
  • Please sign up for a date and timetonight.
  • Our first Kindergarten report card is issued in December.
digital resources
Digital Resources
  • All access codes for your child are located on top of folder.
  • RAZ Kids – Reading A-Z
  • Edu Typing – practice typing skills
  • GO Math – Specific Games will be given for each chapter
  • Brainpop Jr. – educational video