Mrs. Wendie Metty & Ms. Amber Jeffries Kindergarten Class (2020-2021)

Mrs. Wendie Metty & Ms. Amber Jeffries Kindergarten Class (2020-2021)

Important Kindergarten Information

Upcoming Dates to remember!

Thursday 01/28/21--Virtual Parent Meeting "What Do I Need To Do To Keep My Child Healthy?"

Monday  02/15/21--President's Day Holiday--No School 

Please use the Google Link below to join us for class each week on Monday-Thursday at 7:30am and Friday at 8:30am.  This link is also posted in each course area in Schoology.  

Google Meeting Link

To join our virtual class, you can either click on the link above in yellow (Google Meeting Link) or you can copy/paste the url below into a Web Browser.  For example, Chrome, Internet Explorer etc. 

‪(US) +1 615-549-8861‬ PIN: ‪977 838 253‬#

**We now use Schoology for classwork**

                     Schoology                    

Classwork will be posted on Monday and will be due on Friday of the same week.

Parents--Follow the instructions below to setup your child on Epic Books.  

Go to www.getepic.com/students

Enter Class Code: qxj8562

Find your name on the list and click on it. 

We have set a weekly goal for your child to read 5 books each week. I would like for your child to at least take 1 quiz a week over one of the books that I've assigned.  

After reading the book, your child will take the quiz on Epic, and then will take the quiz on Renaissance:
https://hosted16.renlearn.com/707759/default.aspx 

Each 9 Weeks--our goal is to complete and pass a minimum of 5 tests on Renaissance.  By the end of Kindergarten, all students must pass 20 AR books with a score of 80% or above.   Here is a list of Books that are on Epic and Renaissance.  It will help if the student will read the book on Epic first, take the quiz on Epic (to get familiar with test questions) and then login to Renaissance and take the quiz.  In order for the test to count on Renaissance, they must receive a passing score of 80% or above.  

Name of Book on Epic                               Author's Name (Listed on Epic)                                   Author's Name (Listed on Renaissance)

1. It's My Turn                               Sam Williams
2. Shh! What's That Sound           Joann Cleland                                               Jo Cleland
3. I'm The Boss                             Sam Williams
4. What Do You See?                    Michael Taylor
5. Pizza Mouse                             Michael Garland
6. Cat Got a Lot                            Steve Henry
7. The Jungle in my Yard              Joann Cleland                                               Jo Cleland
8. Late Nate in a Race                  Emily Arnold McCully
9. We Have a Box                         Carolyn Kisloski
10. Hide and Seek                        
Carolyn Kisloski
11. Cleaning Day                           Constance Newman

Intervention 10:20-10:50

We have several different intervention websites we use.  

Iready: Go to the website: https://login.i-ready.com/  The students have Teacher Assigned assignments that will appear on Monday of each week.  These are due by noon on Friday of each week.  They will also have assignments under 'My Path' to complete.  They will need to complete 2 for Reading and then 2 for Math under 'My Path'. **Grades are recorded on the 'Teacher Assigned' assignments.  If the assignments aren't completed each week, a zero will be recorded in the Gradebook.  Please make sure your child completes these assignments weekly.**

If your child has been assigned to use MyLexia, remember that intervention program replaces their MyPath on I-Ready for Reading Only. 

Calling All Superheroes! We want to recognize students who attended and participated in our Google Meet Classes on Monday & Wednesday AND completed their classwork assignments that were posted Tuesday & Thursday.  

This weeks Superheroes are:

Kindergarten Standards For January 25th-February 5th:

(Reading Foundation)- RF.K.2d- Isolate and pronounce the initial, medial vowel, and final sounds (phonemes) in three-phoneme (consonant-vowel-consonant, or CVC) words. * (This does not include CVCs ending with /l/, /r/, or /x/). 

(Reading Literature)

(Reading Information)- RI.K.3- With prompting and support, describe the relationship between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text. 

(Reading Information-Science)- RI.K.10- Ask and answer questions about key details in a text. 

(Language)- L.K.1d-Understand and use question words (interrogatives) (e.g., who, what, where, when, why, how).

(Writing)- K.W.2- Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to compose informative/explanatory texts in which they name what they are writing about and supply some information about the topic. 

(Math)-OA4- For any number from 1 to 9, find the number that makes 10 when added to the given number, e.g., by using objects or drawings, and record the answer with a drawing or equation.

Monday through Thursday:

7:30-7:50 Morning Meeting

7:50-8:25 Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty/Phonics(Journeys)

8:25-9:05 Vocabulary & Comprehension (Journeys)

9:05-9:50 Writing (Text Related)

9:50-10:05 Bathroom

10:05-10:20 Fluency (Sight Words/Repeated Reading)

10:20-10:50 Intervention (Monday-Epic-take quiz over book and take quiz in Renaissance) (Wednesday-I-Ready Reading-Teacher Assigned & MyPath--Some students will work in myLexia instead of completing MyPath lessons). 

10:50:11:25 Break

11:25-12:10 Activity

12:10-1:00 Break

1:00-2:30 Math

Friday:

8:30-8:50 Morning Meeting

8:50-9:25 Phonemic Awareness (Heggerty/Phonics(Journeys)

9:25-10:05 Vocabulary & Comprehension (Journeys)

10:05-10:50 Writing (Text Related)

10:50-11:00 Fluency (Sight WordsRepeated Reading)

11:00-11:25 Intervention-I-Ready Reading-Teacher Assigned & MyPath--Some students will work in MyLexia instead of completing MyPath lessons).  

11:25-12:10 Activity

Activity Schedule:

Monday 01/25/21--Library 11:25-12:10 Join using this google link https://meet.google.com/dbg-ekxb-hxb

Tuesday 01/26/21--Music 11:25-12:10  Join using this google link http://meet.google.com/icp-wcyi-uje

Wednesday 01/27/21--P.E. 11:25-12:10  Join using this google link https://meet.google.com/xsc-ypab-ves

Thursday 01/28/21--Computer Lab 11:25-12:10  Join using this google link https://meet.google.com/tqq-gpvh-vhn

Friday 01/29/21--Character Ed 11:25-12:10  Join using this google link https://meet.google.com/csk-cvko-kim

Character Ed: https://meet.google.com/csk-cvko-kim
P.E. https://meet.google.com/xsc-ypab-ves
Music:  http://meet.google.com/icp-wcyi-uje
Library:  https://meet.google.com/dbg-ekxb-hxb
Computer Lab: https://meet.google.com/tqq-gpvh-vhn


Fry Sight Words we are learning:

1. the                 2. to                 3. of             4. in             5. it             6. a              7. and           8. you             9. that              10. is

11. he                12. was           13. for         14. on         15. are       16. as          17. with       18. his           19. they            20. I

Learning the first 100 Fry Sight Words

 
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