Kindergarten With Mrs. Potts
Christiana Elementary School
IMPORTANT DATES TO REMEMBER
April 29th--Field Trip to Lucky Ladd Farms
May 9-13th--Registration for Incoming Kindergarten Students 8:30-2:30 and (8:30-6:00 on May 10th) SEE THE FLYER BELOW REGARDING REGISTRATION
May 12th Game Day/Talent Day
May 12-13th--BOGO Bookfair
May 19th--ROAR Celebration
May 23rd--Kindergarten Celebration at Christiana Middle School Auditorium. Students arrive at 5:30. Program begins at 6:00
May 26th--No School for Students
May 27th--Last Day of School (2hr. Day-8:00-10:00a.m.)
2016-2017 School Year:
August 4th--Kindergarten Screening
August 5th--2 hour school day- Kindergarten Screening
August 8th--Kindergarten Screening
August 9th--No School for Kindergarten
August 10th-11th--Kindergarten Phase in Days
August 12th--Independence Day (Last Day students may be walked to class by guest/parents)
HELPFUL KINDERGARTEN PARENT INFORMATION:
ROAR PEP RALLY
Jamison (outstanding student) participating in first positive behavior celebration (the toilet paper unrolling contest).
Making new friends on the little playground.
LISTENING TO READING
Computers during Literacy Rotations.
"Wheels Of The Bus"
Beginning sounds of name to make a new sound to the song.
Beautiful portraits in watercolors!
Chrysanthemums In Pots
Writing names and the number of letters in names. Details added to the art projects in numerous colors.
"The Kissing Hand"
Chester the Raccoon- practicing our cutting and gluing skills.
"Chicka, Chicka, Boom, Boom"
Letters in our name.
"I Am Me"
Painting and Cutting out "Me". "I Am Me" poem and writing my name correctly on tablet paper (upper case and lowercase letters).
POETRY WRITING JOURNAL
Our first September journal entry. "I Am Me" poem and adding details to our early writing through pictures.
POETRY WRITING JOURNAL
Little authors, illustrators, and readers at work.
BALANCED LITERACY WRITING CENTER
Writing sentences with sight words.
Helpful Websites For Kindergarten Parents:
Helping Your Child Develop A Love Of Reading:
Importance of Sight Words:
Ice Cream Words List Page 1
Some students may be ready before Christmas to begin the Ice Cream Cone sight word challenge. Students will receive parts to build an ice cream cone each time they complete a list of sight words.
Ice Cream Word List Page 2
Ice Cream Word List Page 3