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Mrs. Mary Hawking - Kindergarten  (Send e-mail)

Welcome to Kindergarten! My name is Mrs Hawking and I am so excited to start the year with everyone!

If you have any questions, please feel free to email or call me. When there is a change in your childís dismissal routine, please be sure to contact the office directly.

This is my classroom website, please be sure to check it weekly. On this website you will find my monthly newsletter, important dates, and our TIGER schedule.

- Blue Folders -
Blue Take Home Folders will come home every day. Please check it for important notes, homework, and behavior calendar. Donít forget to sign the behavior calendar and keep it in the folder for the next day. I will help your child check their folders at the beginning of the year while we establish our classroom routine.

- Schedule -
Our school works on the T-I-G-E-R schedule. Because of this, our specials do not occur every Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, etc. Instead, specials will fall on a T, I, G, E, or R day. When we have a day off of school, we will not have a letter day.

Here is our classroomís TIGER Schedule:
T- Library
G- Art
E- Music
R- Computers
P.E. - Every day, donít forget to wear OR send gym shoes.

- Lunch & Recess -
Lunch- 11:15- 11:35
Recess- 11:35- 11:55
You may send your child to school every day with a HEALTHY snack. Students will have a brief snack time in the morning before lunch.

I CAN statements are simple sentences designed from Common Core Standards. They are written in student-friendly language. I CAN statements break down learning objectives into actions that students can read, understand and perform. In our class, I CAN statements are posted in front of the room and are read daily. This helps students to understand the expectations, become more responsible for their learning and more reflective of their work.

I canís for 2nd Quarter Ė ELA

*I can put letters together to make words.
*I can start at the top and read across to the bottom on each page.
*I can put words together to make a sentence.
*I can leave spaces between my words.
*I can name uppercase and lowercase letters.
*I can read C-V-C words.
*I can quickly read high frequency words.
*I can identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of a book.
*I can name the author and illustrator of a book and tell you what they do.
*I can tell you how the illustrations and words match (with help).
*I can talk and write using correct grammar and punctuation.
*I can write my uppercase and lowercase letters.
*I can use correct nouns and verbs when I talk and write.
*I can use correct prepositions when I talk and write.
*I can use more than one sentence to share an idea when I talk and write.
*I can write sentences using kindergarten spelling which begin with uppercase letters, have spaces, and end with a period.
*I can capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
*I can recognize and name end punctuation.
*I can write a letter for a consonant sound and short vowel sound I hear in a word.
*I can spell simple words.
*I can sort common objects into groups and tell why they belong in the group (with help).
*I can tell you the opposites of action words and describing words I use (with help).
*I can identify real like connections between words and their use (with help).
*I retell a story Iíve heard including key details (with help).

I canís for 2nd Quarter Ė MATH

*I can count to 100 by 10ís. (K.CC.1)
*I can count to 100 by 1ís. (K.CC.1)
*When I count objects, I can write the number to show how many. (K.CC.3)
*I can write number 0-20. I can write number 0-50. (K.CC.3)
*I can say the number as I count each object. (K.CC.4a)
*I can understand the last number I said is the total number of objects. (K.CC.4b)
*I can understand that when I count, the next number is one larger than the one I just said. (K.CC.4c)
*I can count objects to answer questions. (K.CC.5)
*I can sort and count objects. (K.MD.3)
*I can describe objects around me by their shape and where they are found (K.G.1)
*I can name and describe shapes. (K.G.2) (2-D/flat and 3-D/solid)
*I can tell if a shape is flat or solid. (K.G.3)

I Can's for 2nd Quarter - Writing

*I can use drawings and talking to tell about something that happened in order and how I feel about it.

This week in class

Thursday, November 15th
E Day

Friday, November 16th
R Day


Important Dates

Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences

No School- Thanksgiving Holiday

No School- Happy Thanksgiving!

No School- Thanksgiving Holiday

Early Release- 1:50 Dismissal

No School- Winter Break

No School- Teacher Institute Day

Welcome Back- Classes resume


Downloads List

Curriculum Night Presentation [8/29/2018]
Eureka Parent Letter.pdf [8/29/2018]
FSP Dine and Donate Flyer [11/7/2018]
October Newsletter [9/27/2018]
September Newsletter [9/5/2018]


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