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Mrs. Marcus

Hello Kindergarten Families!

Welcome to RCW and Jaguar Country and thanks for checking in! I graduated from RCW and am very excited to be a Jaguar again :) This is my fifth year of teaching, but first year teaching kindergarten. Previously, I taught School Readiness, Head Start, ECFE, and ESL. I am so happy to be a part of your child's learning journey here at RCW and look forward to a wonderful year learning with the Class of 2029!

Welcome

  • Welcome to Kindergarten!

    Here is an outline of our daily schedule:

    8:25 Attendance, Pledge, Morning Message
    8:25–8:55 
    Breakfast
    8:55–9:00 Bathroom Break
    9:00–10:00 Reading

    10:00-10:50 WIN
    10:50–11:12 Math
    11:15-11:43
     Lunch
    11:43-12:00 Recess  
    12:00 - 12:30 Math
    12:30-1:00 Rest & Story
    1:00-1:30 Centers
    1:30-1:45 Milk Break
    1:45–2:15 Phy. Ed.
    2:15–2:45 Music/Library/Technology
    2:45-3:05 Art/Social/science
    2:05-3:12 Clen up, Get Ready, Go to buses
    3:12 Walk to the bus

     

    ***Treats- If you'd like to send special treats for the class please remember that they need to be individually packaged and store boughten. We have 18 students in our class.

    Homework

    Reading Everyday!

    • Bedtime stories
    • Kid magazines
    • Catalogues

    Alphabet worksheet

    Please HELP your child with his/her homework

    Check your child’s homework folder DAILY

    Reading Log (after MEA)


    Word Work/High Frequency Words (after 1st Quarter)

    Homework will increase after Christmas

    Expectations

    Come to school everyday :)

    We use a "Chip Chart" behavior management system where students earn BINGO chips in a chart when students are following our rules:

    1. Bodies Still
    2. Ears Listening
    3. Voice Quiet
    4. Eyes Watching
    5. TRYING YOUR BEST

    Math

    We are using a new math curriculum this year called Envision. We will send games home regularly for you to play with your child at home to practice the strategies we are learning at school. Here are our topics:

    Topic 1: Numbers 0-5

    Topic 2: Comparing & Ordering 0-5

    Topic 3: Numbers 6-10

    Topic 4: Compare numbers 0-10

    Topic 5: Classify & Count Data

    Topic 6: Understand Addition

    Topic 7: Understand Subtraction

    Topic 8: More Addition & Subtraction

    Topic 9: Count Numbers to 20

    Topic 10: Compose & Decompose Numbers 11-19

    Topic 11: Count Numbers 1-100

    Topic 12: Identify & Describe Shapes

    Topic 13: Analyize, Compare, & Create Shapes

    Topic 14: Describe & Compare Measureable Attributes

    Topic 15: Step-up to Grade 1

     

    Reading

    We use the Houghton Mifflin Journey's reading curriculum. See the table below for the hi-frequency words and letters that we will study during each unit.