Kindergarten

                                                     
      
                                   Mrs. Dayton's Class
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Kindergarten is all about learning, trying new things, working hard and having fun!


Just a few of the skills we will be working on this year:

Social Skills 
  • Develop better self-control skills such as sitting still and listening quietly.
  • Learn how to follow directions.
  • Become more skilled at cooperating with others.
  • Discuss families, holidays, and other things about their worlds.

    • Reading and Writing 
  • Learn all the letters of the alphabet and corresponding sounds.
  • Learn lowercase and uppercase letters.
  • Learn sight words or frequently-used words such as "the," "and" and "is".
  • Start learning vowel and consonant blends.
  • Write about themselves, animals and areas of interest and write stories together as a class.
  • Learn stories, songs, and rhyming words.
  • Talk about stories after reading them (a demonstration of reading comprehension), predict what may happen next, try to guess what characters might be thinking or feeling; re-tell what happened in the stories.
  • Write words using invented spelling.
  • Write letters to mom and dad.
  • Label pictures they've illustrated.

        • Math 
  • Count things around the classroom, such as how many days we've been at school, how many blocks are in a bin, etc.
  • Identify basic shapes such as circle, square, triangle, etc.
  • Recognize and write numerals up to 20 or more.
  • Count by 1s, 2s, 5s and 10s.
  • Tackle basic addition and subtraction.
  • Understand concepts such as "more than" or "less than" and "equal to."
  • Create patterns with small objects and sort into groups by color and size.
  • Identify coins (be able to distinguish between pennies, dimes, etc.)











    

  








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