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Title: Welcome to Back to School Night Author: The Sgalippi's Last modified by: sconety Created Date: 5/28/1995 5:04:24 PM Document presentation format – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Welcome to

Welcome to
Back to School Night!
Please -Sign up for a conference time at the
front table. -If you dont have access to a
computer and need hard copies sent home, please
sign up at the front of the room. -Take the
paper(s) in your childs cubby, find his/her
desk, and fill out the information card.
All About Mrs. Conety
  • Happily married for 5 years!
  • Grew up dancing competitively and was a dance
    teacher to children and adults.
  • Taught fourth grade at Simmons for four years.
    (This is my sixth year in the District.)
  • Dual certification and concentration in Language
    Arts from Bloomsburg University (Working toward
    Masters at Arcadia University as a Reading
    Specialist and just finished degree as a TESOL
  • Excited to have such TERRIFIC students!
  • Love it in Kindergarten!

Our School Year Goals
  • Safe Atmosphere
  • Promote Independent Learning
  • Community of Learners who encourage each other to

  • Homeroom / Unpack
  • Special right after unpacking
  • Snack / Story time
  • Reading Shared / Guided
  • Math
  • Pack up for Dismissal

6 Day Special Schedule
AM listed first
PM listed last
  • Day A Music / Library
  • Day B Library / Music
  • Day C Gym / None
  • Day D None / Gym
  • Day E Art / Technology
  • Day F Technology / Art

  • A program that builds the foundation for reading
    and writing, adapted from the Wilson Reading
  • Utilizes explicit instruction that is sequential
    and cumulative through motor-memory learning,
    repetition and feedback.
  • Uses many hands-on materials to reinforce
  • Most successful when parents are coaches at home,
    reviewing letters and sounds nightly.

Everyday Math
  • A math curriculum geared to demonstrate various
    methods to find a solution
  • Introduces content in small increments and
    frequently revisits those topics
  • Each lesson scaffolds on the previous
  • Incorporates games to strengthen the students
    knowledge and application of the skills learned
    through a hands-on method
  • Rubric-based assessment

  • Daily- about 15 minutes
  • Math-
  • Everyday (Math Calendar)
  • Fundations-
  • Please keep the alphabet letters as they come
    home each week to make an alphabet book. Review
    the letters and sounds nightly.
  • Storytime-
  • Read a story to your child every night to build
    literacy awareness.
  • Homework Folders-
  • Sent home on Mondays. Returned on Fridays.
    Please sign the assignment calendar and check off
    the homework. Only return the Homework Folder
    with the signed calendar, and Math calendar, but
    leave the Fundations work at home.
  • Sticker on Homework Folder-
  • Means your child did a great job showing
    responsibility by completing the homework and
    bringing in the signed folder.

Parent Volunteers
  • Field Trips
  • Parties
  • School Events

Please sign the Parent Volunteer sheet if you
would like to be contacted to volunteer your time
in the classroom for any of these listed reasons.
Apples for the Class
  • If youre looking for a way to help the class,
    but dont have a lot of free time to volunteer,
    please consider picking an apple for the class
    by making a class donation.
  • We can always use any of these extra supplies
  • Pretzels for snack time (for students who forget
    or cant afford snacks)
  • Candy for Reward Box (no peanuts)
  • Donations for the Treasure Box (dollar store
  • Hand sanitizer

Odds and Ends
  • Going Green
  • -Check out my website!
  • -Paper / Plastic Recycling
  • -Reusable water bottles
  • -Less flyers sent home
  • Weekly Folders
  • www.firstinmath.com
  • Fragrance Free Building
  • Class Management
  • -Group tallies for good behavior Treasure
  • -3 Warnings for poor behavior Talk with
  • -Individual good behavior Sticker

Odds and Ends (Cont.)
  • Snack Time
  • Please only send in
  • dry (peanut free) snacks
  • and water bottles for
  • snack time. Thanks!!!

Dont Forget To
  • Check out the front table for
  • -Conference sign ups
  • -Volunteer sign ups
  • -Hard copy sign ups only if you dont have
    access to a computer
  • -Pick an apple to make a class donation
  • -Complete and return the Contact Information
    paper at the front table.
  • 2) Take the papers from your childs cubby.
  • 3) Visit my website weekly!

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