Tara Oaks Elementary School

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Phyllis Andrews » Welcome to Kindergarten!

Welcome to Kindergarten!

My name is Phyllis M. Andrews. 
... If you can forgive the person you were, accept the person you are and believe in the person you will become, you are headed for joy.  So celebrate your life...Barbara Johnson
...The measure of a life, after all, is not its duration but its donation...Corrie ten Boom
Class schedule:
Monday-Enrichment/Edutyping ( 9:10-10:00)
Tuesday-P.E. ( 9:10-10:00) Don't forget gym shoes for your child.
Wednesday-Library (9:35-10:00)  
Wednesday-Counseling (bi-monthly)  with Mrs. Blanchard (9:10-9:35)
Thursday-Art with Ms. Fry (9:10-10:00)
Friday-Music with Mrs. Burr (9:10-10:00)
Lunch-11:24-11:54 If you are joining your child for lunch, meet us at the cafeteria door.
Learning objectives for the 4th nine weeks grading period:
-I can express my thoughts, ideas and feelings.
-I can participate in conversations with diverse partners about 'k' topics.
-I can actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding.
Math objectives:
-I can persevere in solving addition and subtraction story problems (with sums/remainders to 10).
-I can determine the missing addend to make 10.
-I can fluently add and subtract to 5.
-I can count to 100 and count forward beginning with any given number.
-I can skip count by 2's to 20.
-I can identify a quarter, dime, nickel and penny.
Language Arts objectives:
-I can correctly form, write the letter for each sound and identify the sound of all of the alphabet.
-I can identify the plot, setting and character(s) in a story.
-I can use letter/sound matches to decode a simple word.
-I can add or substitute sounds to make new words.
-I can understand question words.
-I can write and draw to tell a story.
-I can recognize sentence structure (ex. capital letter at the beginning of a sentence, space between words, end mark).
-I can write CVC (consonant/vowel/consonant) words.
-I can use inflections and affixes.
-I can read and use sight words in my reading/writing-will, no, so, his, her, be, what, said, was, this, up, but, where, come, does, out, get, day, may, play, love