Not only did we get the sense that her classroom would be a safe and caring environment, but Ms. I was struck by the wide range of abilities in the class, and wondered how the teacher managed with everyone. In the office, the principal and secretary congratulated me on making it through my first day of kindergarten.
She is learning and writing about the daily challenges substitute -- and permanent -- teachers face. Several children caught the connection to Goldilocks and the Three Bears almost instantly. The dcor was in transition from Thanksgiving to winter holidays. Teach each child to write simple sentences with the easier transportation words i.
I noticed with disappointment that "nap time" was not listed anywhere, since I was certain someone in the room probably me would need a snooze. An aide explained to me that the buses were delayed, possibly because of bad weather.
Use this online tool to map out and print your persuasive argument. A spring storm is coming. I distributed milk and two Oreo cookies one with white cream, one with red to everyone except Wendy, the diabetic child, who has her own juice and snack.
Tell about what happened the time you or someone else lost something. Their lunches also were inspected. Write a story about what happened one time when someone helped you. Monty tugged on my sleeve to tell me he did not want Oreos for a snack and said there were more snacks in the cabinet.
Finally, students present their posters in class or at a school-wide research fair. Where Do You Live? Thank goodness for books; the kids practically stop in their tracks for a story. Students take turns choosing a card and reading it.
Heart Puzzles--print on pink paper optionallaminate, and cut apart. Heart Bingo--give each player a heart card.
The secretary in the office later told me that Wendy sometimes has "off" moments, unrelated to her diabetes. Relate what happened that made you scared. At some point, an aide comes in to tell me that the computer session definitely is cancelled. They then write the corresponding sounds. I felt a little like a 5-footinch-tall Gulliver in the land of Lilliput.
Write a story about what happened one time when you had to wear something you did not want to wear. Her teacher, Sara Duncan, welcomed our daughter, and the rest of the class, to the school with open arms that let the children know from the start that her classroom would be a magical place where they would learn, laugh, grow and flourish.
Duncan the first week of the class. Duncan has filled our daughter with a passion for learning, confidence that she can accomplish anything that she puts her mind to and, we believe, has started our little girl on a great path that can lead her to great places.
After the story, I sent them off to draw, and then finish any other seatwork. Monty, a precocious, dark-haired little boy, started the day by tugging on my arm and pretty much continued until dismissal -- he informed me when he was done with an assignment, asked what should he do next, asked to play, and needed help buttoning his pants.
Students were quick to call out, "We don't do it that way! I started to slide into the morning routine, which included assigning students to count the number of boys and girls in the class and the total number of students -remembering to alternate calling on boys and girls for the tasks.
With some spilling and dropping, folders finally got loaded into cubbies and jackets and backpacks got retrieved from lockers.
At one point, Carla, a chatterer, got to sit by herself as well.
She also suggested assigning work in math journals, and pointed out ways some assignments could be expanded. I dragged assignments out until snack time, at We were disappointed to hear that the school would be closing, not because of the building or location, but because of the people, and because we might not be able to hand our youngest daughter over to the capable hands of Sara Duncan.
Since snow was predicted but did not fall, except for some flurries, that was a little hard to understand. Spending a full day with a kindergarten class when I was not feeling my best gave me new respect for those who teach the littlest ones. An aide explained to me that the buses were delayed, possibly because of bad weather.
Tell about that day at school.Jaime Edwards said February 26, To Whom It May Concern: It is my pleasure to write a letter of recommendation for Sara Duncan, my daughter’s kindergarten teacher. I write this letter as a parent and a fellow teacher in the Littleton Public School District.
Sara is a fantastic teacher and role model. Writing Prompts *You are walking home from a late movie, and you have to cut through a cemetery. Describe your experience. *You spent the day with your grandfather.
I created a Big Write related to Roald Dahl's BFG. It was hugely successful and had produced some lovely writing. Students explore the genre of posters, review informational writing and visual design, and then design poster presentations to share in class or at a school-wide fair.
The interactive Printing Press is designed to assist students in creating newspapers, brochures, and flyers. Teachers and students can choose from several templates to publish class newspapers, informational brochures, and flyers announcing class events.
These activities have been developed by national reading experts for you to use with children, ages birth to Grade 6. The activities are meant to be used in addition to reading with children every day.Download