Pre-K PLC Newsletter
Minutes from WSISD's November 16th Pre-K PLC Meeting
What's Happening in Pre-K During the Second Six Weeks...
Learning About Our White Settlement Community
Showcasing WSISD's Focused Journal Narrative Writing
Journal Writing Steps
Teachers demonstrate drawing a picture, writing a corresponding message or labeling the picture, and writing his/her name.
"Dad and I watch t.v."
(Teacher recorded the message, modeling the process.)
Mom and I walk the puppy.
(Child attempted to write the message.)
Journal Writing Steps
"I can go to Sonic."
(Child copied "can" and teacher recorded the message.)
Writing a Message
"I can skip."
(Child wrote "I can" and teacher recorded the message.)
Writing a Message Supported by Language Experience
"When I grow up, I want to be an astronaut."
(Child created a flow map picture sequencing her life from a baby to child to astronaut adult. Child wrote a message and teacher added captions to the picture.
Upcoming Pre-K Assessment Information
3rd Grading Period Report Card Indicators
I can name the following letters: Bb, Mm, Aa, Rr, Ss, Tt, Ee, Gg, Nn, Pp, Ii, Hh, Ff, Oo, Dd. (III.C.1)
I can read the word list: I, Mom, Dad, can, go, up, a. (III.A.1)
I can use scribbles/writing to convey meaning. (IV.A.1.)
I can answer questions about a story read to me. (III.D.3.)
I can sequentially count up to _____ (15). (V.A.2.)
I can count 1-10 items/objects. (V.A.3.)
I can sort objects that are the same and different into groups. (V.E.1.)
I can describe characteristics of common objects. (V1.A.1.)
I can follow classroom rules and routines. (I.B.1a.)
- I can stay focused on group activities. (I.B.3b.)
CLI Engage Progress Monitoring Assessment
Testing Windows & Proposed Tasks:
Wave 2: Feb. 8-26: Rapid Letter Naming, Rapid Vocabulary, Listening, Rote Counting, Shapes, and Counting Sets
Wave 3: May 2-20: Rapid Letter Naming, Rapid Vocabulary, Letter/Sound Correspondence, Rhyming I, Onset/Rime, Syllabication, Alliteration, Counting Sets, and Operations
- November 20 at ESC XI from 9am-3pm: The Challenge of the 4 I's
- November 20 at BHS at 3pm: WSISD Staff Meeting
- December 14 at North from 2:15-3:30pm in Claudia's room for Pre-K PLC where we will view the webinar from CLI on Managing Mild Autism in Early Childhood Inclusive Classrooms