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Title: Welcome to Dos Rios Kindergarten!


1
Welcome to Dos Rios Kindergarten!
2
Getting Ready for Kindergarten
Colorado Parent Information and Resource
Center a Program of Clayton Early Learning
www.cpirc.org This publication was produced in
whole or in part with funds from the U.S.
Department of Education office of Innovation and
Improvement. Information and Resource Center
program Grant 84.310A. The content herein does
not necessarily reflect the views of the
Department of Education, any other agency of the
U.S. government, or any source.
3
Parents To-Do List
  • Enroll child in the spring
  • Immunization records
  • Kindergarten teachers expectations
  • School supply list

3
www.cpirc.org
4
Play Fun Learning Games With Your Child
  • Read to your child every day, talk about the
    story, and relate to your childs own experiences
  • Give your child oral directions to follow
  • Find the picture of the red beans on the can at
    the grocery store
  • Think of 10 words that rhyme with can
  • Start and organize a collection-rocks, cards,
    stickers
  • Cook together and learn to measure ingredients
  • Sort the socks, eating utensils, nuts and bolts,
    etc.
  • Let your child tell you a story and write it for
    them
  • Mark your calendar as you count down the days to
    Kindergarten

4
www.cpirc.org
5
Preparing Your Child For Kindergarten Socially
  • Follow spoken directions and rules
  • Use words to express feelings
  • Speak clearly
  • Leave their parents without too much difficulty
    for a long period of time
  • Go to the bathroom independently
  • Play well with and respect other children
  • Resolve problems without needing a teacher
  • Be able to tie shoes and zip and button all
    clothing

6
Preparing Your Child For Kindergarten
Academically
  • Hold a pencil/crayon/scissors correctly
  • Work independently for at least 5 min.
  • Sit and listen to a story for 10-15 min.
  • Recognize, read and write their first name
  • Write his/her name with a capital letter and the
    rest lowercase (Jason)
  • Identify all capital and lowercase letters (5226
    upper/ 26 lower)
  • Identify and count numbers 1-20
  • Identify 8 basic colors
  • (green, yellow, blue, purple, black, brown,
    orange, red)
  • Identify basic shapes
  • (square, circle, rhombus (not diamond),
    rectangle, triangle)

7
First Day Of Kindergarten

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www.cpirc.org
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Set a Routine From the Start
  • Provide a regular
  • wake up time
  • breakfast time
  • homework time in a quiet place
  • bed time (7-8 p.m.)
  • set out clothes and plan or make lunch the night
    before


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www.cpirc.org
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Full Day or Half Day Kindergarten Schedule
  • Full
    Half
  • Opening Math
  • Literacy Literacy
  • Handwriting Writing
  • Writing Specials (1x a week)
  • Lunch and Recess Spanish Instruction
  • Science/Social Studies
  • Specials (Daily)
  • Math
  • Recess
  • Language for Learning
  • Spanish Instruction

10
Literacy
  • New Program Reading Mastery K-1
  • Hear and identify sounds in a word
  • Letter sound recognition
  • Book knowledge
  • Recognizes high use words
  • Read words phonetically (sound out words)
  • Students will learn to read fluently/accurately
  • Rigorous program with a strong homework
    component.

11
Math
  • Number recognition (1-20)
  • Number writing (1-100)
  • Counts out loud to 100
  • 1 to 1 correspondence (to 32)
  • Sorts (color, shape, size)
  • More and Less
  • Geometry (Shapes 2D and 3D)
  • Graphs
  • Measurement
  • Number Sense
  • Addition/Subtraction

12
Writing
  • Draws pictures
  • Writes name correctly (first letter uppercase the
    rest lowercase)
  • Write letters correctly
  • Writes beginning sounds
  • Writes beginning, middle and ending sounds of
    words
  • Uses correct punctuation (periods and exclamation
    marks, etc. ) and mechanics
  • Writes a simple sentence
  • Writes multiple sentences
  • Write a story with a beginning, middle and end
  • Students will write words phonetically (i.e.
    bik, becuz).

13
Science andSocial Studies
  • Plants
  • Trees
  • Weather
  • Senses
  • Parts of the Body/ Dental health
  • Fruits and Vegetables
  • Animals
  • My Community
  • Antarctica/ Arctic
  • Holidays around the world
  • Australia
  • Social skills
  • Careers
  • Farm

14
Specials
  • Library
  • Music
  • Art
  • Computer Lab
  • P.E.

15
Testing Days August 2015
  • You will be called and a testing day will be set
    up.
  • Sign up for a time for your child to be tested in
    early August before school starts.
  • Your child will be tested on letter
    identification/sounds, math concepts, and
    district tests.
  • The testing session takes about 1 hour.
  • After testing is completed your child will be
    assigned to a kindergarten classroom. Lists will
    be posted on the front window.

16
Thank you!
  • Thank you for coming. If you have any questions
    please call us at 348-1300 or visit our website
    at
  • http//dosrios.greeleyschools.org/dosrios

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Contact Info
  • Dos Rios Elementary
  • 2201 34th Street, Evans, CO 80620Phone
    970-348-1300  
  • http//dosrios.greeleyschools.org/dosrios
  • Web Links
  • Tips on how to help your child learn at home
  • http//www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html
  • Learning Activities www.internet4classrooms.com
  • http//www.starfall.com/
  • Transition Process for Parents
    www.edselect.com/kinderga.htm
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