Kindergarten Teachers: Ellen Kennedy, Jenny Dana, Heather Moller, Dawn Castellanos, Nena Holt, Afzal Saher, and Angela Bautista

      Kindergarten Content Focus Phonics 
      Names and sounds of letters of the alphabet
      Reading and spelling CVC (consonant vowel consonant - i.e. dog) words

      Phonemic awareness:

      Identifying beginning sound in words
      Counting the number of words in sentences
      Identifying number of syllables
      Identifying rhyming words
      Generating rhyme
      Segment sounds (ie What are the songs in dog? d-o-g)
      Blending sounds - blend the sounds d-o-g what is the word? Dog

      Sight Words: Please practice your student's sight words daily and make sure they keep their sight word ring in a safe place and bring them to school daily.

      Kinder Comprehension Strategies:
      Re-telling a Story
      5 W's - Who, What, Where, When, Why
      Main idea and details
      Connections of people, events, and ideas in a non-fiction text
      Math Concepts:
      Quarter 1: Counting 1 to 10
      Quarter 2 : 2D and 3D Shapes 
                      Comparing Quantities 
                      Measurable Attributes
      Quarter 3: Adding and Subtracting
      Quarter 4: Counting to 100 by 1's and 10's
                      Creating shapes