Kindergarten Teachers: K-1 teaching staff provide well-developed learning methods that meet the needs of each child. K-1 teachers work together as a cohesive unit to provide the highest quality projects and frequent field trips.
- What to expect: Weekly physical education, music, and library classes, frequent field trips, daily choosing time, and many great opportunities for reading, writing and mathematics learning.
- Example Classroom Newsletter: Room 9
- Featured Units: SCIENCE: Animals & Their Homes, Trees, Insects & Spiders
- Student Work Examples:
- Pre-emergent Writers: typical early kindergarten writing--the story told only in pictures or with a string of letters and numbers that don't correspond with words to "read" the story. One example, 2nd example, 3rd example
- Emergent Writers: mid-kindergarten text demonstrates some letter-sound knowledge and may include a sight word or two. Not readable without picture or support and a lot of inferring. Three examples
- Spring Kindergarten Writers: writer uses letter/sound knowledge to spell phonetically and a mix of a known sight words and environmental print. By spring most kindergartners use 2-3 strategies to spell words. They can usually write 2-3 sentences on the same topic. My Cats Woke Me Up, The Talking Garbage
- Room 9 Poetry
- Check out Arleta's High Frequency Words
- Photos: Room 1 Chinese New Year, Room 9 Run For the Arts
- Getting Ready: Contact the office for school tours, PPS Transfer Process, Practice the ABC's