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Megan Murray - Kindergarten  (Send e-mail)

Hello, Kindergarten families! I'm Mrs. Murray and I'm so grateful to be your child's teacher! We're going to have an incredible year of learning, growing, and making good friends along the way.

We have 21 wonderful friends in our class this year: 11 boys & 10 girls. Thank you for checking our website often for important dates, reminders, I CAN statements, & our classroom newsletter!

*** Take-Home Folders come home each day containing important notes & completed work.
Please be sure to empty folders each night, & send in any info/notes back to me via the folder!

*** To receive instant & secure text alerts from me via the Remind 101 app, please:

Send this text message: @9473ccd
to this number: 81010

*** Specials follow something we call a TIGER schedule. Every day of the week is a letter day. I will keep the website updated with what letter each day is for the week. When we're off school, it's a NO LETTER day.

T day: P.E. & Art
I day: P.E. & Music
G day: P.E & Library
E day: P.E.
R day: P.E. & Technology

P.E. is every day! Please have gym shoes at school. Lunch: 11:15-11:35, then Recess: 11:35-11:55

***2nd quarter sight words:
he, she, said, go, do, we,is, as, his, has, was, this, my

Q2 I CAN statements break down objectives into learning targets students can read & understand.

*I can put letters together to make words.
*I can start at the top & 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 & lowercase letters.
*I can read C-V-C words.
*I can quickly read high frequency words.
*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, verbs, & prepositions when I talk & write.
*I can use more than one sentence to share an idea when I talk & write.
*I can write sentences using kindergarten spelling which begin with uppercase letters, have spaces, & end with a period.
*I can capitalize the first word in a sentence and the pronoun I.
*I can recognize & name end punctuation.
*I can write a letter for a consonant sound & short vowel sound I hear in a word.

*I can use drawings to tell about something that happened in order & how I felt about it.


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

We are required by the new Erin's Law to provide lessons on sexual abuse and prevention education. In October GP Social Workers will be coming into our classroom to talk about the "Think First & Stay Safe" program. The lessons will cover the concepts of "Using My Built In Computer: Staying Healthy & Safe". In December, the final lesson will be on "Laws Help Protect Me: Kids Have Rights Too!" & "Listening to My Instincts: No Secrets".

Should your child have any questions, you may refer to the handout that will be provided to them on the day of the lesson. If you have additional questions feel free to contact a School Social Worker: Ms. Bilthuis, Mrs. Reiser, & Mrs. Baud.


This week in class

1/14: (E day): PE

1/15: (R day): P.E. & Technology

1/16: (T day): P.E. & Art

1/17: (I day): P.E. & Music
Athletic Hot Lunch

1/18: (G day): P.E. & Library


Important Dates

Teacher Institute Day: No School

School Resumes

No School- Martin Luther King Day

Report cards sent home.

Friendship Party 1:30-2:15

Teacher Institute Day: No School

No School-President's Day

11:20 Early Release

No School- Spring Break

School Resumes

No School

No School

3rd quarter report cards come home.

No School- Memorial Day


Downloads List

Dec. 2018 Newsletter.pdf [12/3/2018]
Murray Jan. 2019 Newsletter.pdf [1/9/2019]
Murray November Newsletter.pdf [11/6/2018]
Murray September Newsletter.pdf [9/7/2018]
October Newsletter [10/2/2018]


Cool Links

Counting The Math Way

Writing Numbers 1-5

Writing Numbers 6-9

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