Kindergarten Open House 2015
Kindergarten Open House
Published on: Mar 3, 2016
Transcripts - Kindergarten Open House 2015
We are so
glad you are
Welcome to Kindergarten
Please Contact us
Brassfield Phone number- 870-4080
Tamara Argueta firstname.lastname@example.org
Sue Hoit email@example.com
Immunizations and K Health Assessment
All immunization and K Health Assessments must
be completed & return to school by third week of
Please visit the site below if you would like to learn
more about our Kindergarten curriculum:
Reading to Your Child
1. New Book- Look at the cover. Predict what the book will be about.
Read the title. Point to the beginning of each word. Go through the
book and allow your child to talk about each picture.
This is called a Picture Walk.
2. Parent reads- as you read the book to your child stop and discuss the
book with your child.
3.Child Retells-After reading the story say, Tell me about the
beginning, middle and end of the book.” Use the five finger retell
to aide your child in the untold parts.
4. Child Writes- Let your child write about the book or a personal
experience. Your child may draw a picture if they are not writing. Let
them tell you about the picture.
Five Finger Retell Fiction
1. Who were the characters?
2. Where was the setting?
3. What was the problem?
4. What was the solution?
5. Tell me about the beginning, middle and end.
6. Making Connections- What does this story make
you think about?
Retelling Hand Video
1. What is the main idea?
2. What does it tell us about the main
3. Why did the author write this book?
4. What does this book make you
think about ?
5. What did you already know?
1. Name the front of the book.
2. Name the back of the book.
3. Name the title.
4. Point to the words as you read.
5. First and last word on the page.
6. First and last letter in a word.
7. Identify capital and lower case letters.
8. Identify periods and question marks.
9. Show one letter/two letters.
10. Show one word/two words.
Review Print Concepts twice a week.
Print Concepts Video
All Kindergarten students do receive homework.
Homework assignments will consist of reading daily,
writing, and math. At times, special projects will be
assigned. Most homework assignments will be posted
on my blog.
All students in our class are very “Bright Bears.” Our goal is to make
“bright” choices! Everyone begins their day “Ready to Learn.” Depending
on the choices and actions we make throughout the day, we can move
up or down on our scale. The scale is as follows:
Great Job (Purple)
Super Student (Pink)
Good Choices (Blue)
Ready to Learn (Green)
Think About It! (Yellow)
Teacher’s Choice!! (Orange)
Parent Contact!!! (Red)
Daily Behavior Chart
Every day is a new day in our classroom. Inside your
child’s daily folder will be a communication sheet
with a colored bear for where he/she finished at the
end of the day. The scale is color coded as seen in the
previous slide. Please sign and return each day.
We earn treasure stickers to earn trips to the treasure
box. Students must earn 10 stickers to go. Stickers can
easily be earned such as being on purple at the end of
All volunteers must complete an application for a
background check. You can fill out the application
in class room tonight or the media center. Once you
are cleared to volunteer you will receive notification
from the office.
All visitors must sign in the office before visiting
Lunch is from 10:45-11:15. Please sign in the office and
wait for us to meet you in the cafeteria.
Please give your child time to adjust to their new
routine at school. We are requesting that parents
wait until the third full week of school to eat lunch
with their child.
Please send in a bottle of water with your child
each day with their name on it.
Please send in a healthy snack. Fruit and
vegetables are the best!!! You may also send in
granola bars, graham crackers and cheese.
Students may drink water.
Please do not send in candy, fruit rollups,
pudding or cookies.
You may send in store bought healthy treats on your
child’s birthday. Please see your child’s teacher for
specific classroom procedures for sending in treats.
If you decide to send in birthday invitations or thank
you notes, please send in one for every child in the
Please send in a note with any changes in
Children are not allowed to ride another bus home
for a play-date.
If your child will be riding the bus, they will need to
ride the bus at least once every 10 days or you will
need to reapply for bus transportation. This process
could take up to 30 days.
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