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Welcome to Kindergarten Curriculum Night!


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Title: Welcome to Kindergarten Curriculum Night!

Welcome to Kindergarten Curriculum Night!
Your Kindergarten Teachers
  • Mrs. Scheffler
  • Mrs. Bautista
  • Mrs. Armentrout
  • Mrs. Miller
  • Mrs. Veen

  • Reading Streets- Adopted Reading series
  • Math - Engage New York
  • STEM- Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Reading Program
  • Reading Streets
  • infuses both science and social studies within
    fiction and non fiction stories
  • 75 minutes of literacy based centers
  • incorporate technology with computers, I PADS,
  • Smart Board
  • include phonics, writing, and reading
  • Daily small group reading instruction

Dynamic Indicators of Basic Early Literacy Skills
  • Brief, but powerful, measures of the critical
    skills that underlie early reading success
  • K-3 Benchmark assessments are given three times
    per year
  • Results are used as indicators for students being
    on track to learn to read

Dibels Measure August December May
First Sound Fluency (FSF) 23 or above 52 and above Not tested this time
Letter Naming Fluency (LNF) 29 and above 52 and above 62 and above
Phoneme Segmentation Fluency (PSF) Not tested at this time 51 and above 51 and above
Nonsense Word Fluency (NWF-CLS) Not tested at this time 34 and above 44 and above
Nonsense Word Fluency (NWF-WWR) Not tested at this time Not tested at this time 7 and above
Other Assessments
  • Quarterly Assessments- Letter Recognition, sounds
    recognition, decoding words, rhyming, and name
  • Weekly Phonics/Spelling Tests-Begins Nov.
  • Most students have letters and sounds mastered by
    early December
  • DRAs- Level 4/6 by the end of the year.

What parents can do at home!
  • Play rhyming and segmenting games together
  • Have your child practice saying the names of
    lowercase and uppercase letters quickly
  • Have your child practice saying the sounds of
    letters quickly
  • Read, Read, Read!
  • Be a model and read to your child
  • Read with your child
  • Listen to your child read and encourage them to
    use their reading strategies when they get stuck
  • Have your child retell what he/she just read
  • Practice sight word lists sent home by teacher

Weekly Homework
  • Initial homework daily
  • Please leave homework in your plastic bag
  • Family Times Book
  • RAZ Accounts
  • Reading Strategies
  • Using your reading finger
  • Taking a picture walk
  • Story retell
  • If they get stuck helping with the sounds of the
    letters, not giving the whole word.
  • Math homework comes home on Mon. and Thurs.
    nights but if your child is struggling with a
    certain skill you may receive homework on other
    nights as well.

Math Curriculum Map
Drop off Pick-up
  • Gate opens at 830am.
  • Dismissal 330pm
  • Blue line is for drop off only.
  • Bus gate is for bus riders only.
  • Park in the parking lot if you need to get out of
    your vehicle at any time.
  • All visitors must sign into the office to gain
    access to any other part of the campus.

Thank you for coming!
  • Questions?
  • Please visit our Kindergarten Website.
  • http//dvusd.org/sh-kindergarten
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