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  1. Welcome toLakeside FarmsKindergarten!

  2. Our Standards • Common Core Standards: Check school website for brief overview and posted standards

  3. Mrs. Chaconas Room 2Kindergarten • Sign in at the back table. • My email is: schaconas@lsusd.net • Please do not add me to mass emails.

  4. Communication • I will send a weekly email to just touch base on upcoming events.

  5. Our Kindergarten Team • Sharon Chaconas • Cathy Andrews • Sarah Dole/LiaThibideau • LeaAnn Jones-TK

  6. TECHNOLOGY • iPads • Smartboards • Computers • Technology will be used to enhance our instruction.

  7. Absences • Please verify your child’s absence with a phone call to the office 390-2646. • Let me know in advance if you may miss more than four consecutive days of school. I will set up an Independent Study Contract.

  8. Volunteering • You must sign in at the office first. • We will begin parent volunteers after the classes have been set. • Let me know if you have a special talent that you would like to share.

  9. Birthdays! Sharing! • Your child may send in a non-food item to share. It will be during the last 10 minutes of the school day. Please let me know ahead of time. • Our school is an “Animal Free” zone due to allergies etc.

  10. Appropriate attire • Please send your child in comfortable clothing. • They must have appropriate shoes for the playground. They must be close-toed. (No flip flops, or any backless sandals) • Please mark the clothing, backpacks, and lunchboxes with their names so that they can be returned to them.

  11. Homework Policy • Homework will be begin once the classes are “set.” October • Each child should be exposed to print at least fifteen minutes a day. Your child should READ, or be read to daily.

  12. Behavior Management

  13. Tentative Daily Schedule • 8:57-9:30 Whole Group Reading • 9:30-10:30 Literacy Centers • 10:30-10:50 Recess • 10:50-11:10 Finish Literacy Centers • 11:10-12:00 Modeled Writing/Journal/Spelling/Handwriting/Phonics • 12:00-12:40 Lunch • 12:40-1:15 Read Aloud/Calendar • 1:15-2:00 Math • 2:00-2:30 P.E./Art/Music/Science/Social Studies • 2:30-2:50 Developmental Centers/DEAR/Double Dose/Clean up • 3:00 Dismiss • Wednesdays—times are different

  14. Letter Drawing • Use your non-dominant hand • Write your name in cursive • Backward • Many students struggle with writing because they are “drawing” their letters. Please practice at home—using fun activities to build up their writing fluency.

  15. Reading Symbols twinkle twinkle little star How I wonder what you are Up above the world so high Like a diamond in the sky Twinkle twinkle little star How I wonder what you are

  16. Scholastic Book Clubs • The PTA has book fairs at our school to assist our families in purchasing quality books at a low price. • Our classroom sends home book order forms to purchase books. These orders allow the individual teacher to purchase books for the classroom. (Books make GREAT gifts!) • Scholastic.com

  17. What to bring? • Headphones (not ear buds)in a labeled plastic baggie. • Snack—separately packaged or marked SNACK • Lunch--if they are bringing. • Lunch $$$ I am not supposed to handle any money. Please pay online or at the cafeteria. • Extra clothing—in case of accidents. (Let me know if there may be an issue).

  18. PTA • The PTA raises money for our Field Trips and educational experiences. • Please JOIN the PTA. Thank you!!!!

  19. Thank you so much for your time! • Any questions?