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Tonight will be an
informational night
providing you insight
into Kindergarten.
8:40 – 8:45 Morning work
8:45-9:45 Reading (Whole Group)
9:45-10:35 Literacy Centers
10:35-11:00 Lunch (Wednesday 10:45-11:10)

11:00-11:40 Writing
11:40-12:00 Recess
12:00-1:15 Math/Math Centers
1:15-2:05 Special Area (Music, P.E., Art)

2:05-2:35 Science with a working snack (NO Sc. or S.S. on Wed.)

2:35-3:00 Social Studies/Health
•  Whole Group Instruction
•  Phonics
•  Phonemic Awareness
•  Sight Words
•  Comprehension Skill
Small Group Reading
•  Students are placed in reading
groups based on assessment data

•  Reading groups focus on specific

reading skills Example: letter names and sounds,
rhyming words, and sight words, etc.

•  Groups are fluid and flexible based

on data and student performance
Reading Expectations
•  Identify uppercase and lowercase letters with 100%
•  Identify 100% of letter sounds.
•  Identify beginning, middle, and ending sounds of
simple words.
•  Recognizes and reads simple words.
•  Decodes and blends sounds into words.
•  Creates new words by adding, taking away, or
changing letter sounds.
•  Recognizes and produces words that rhyme.
•  Retells the main idea and details from a story.
•  Puts story events in order (sequencing).
•  Makes predictions about a story.
•  Recognizes 80-100 Kindergarten Sight Words
Writing Expectations
•  Prints uppercase/ lowercase letters and
recognizes the difference.
•  Prints first and last name.
•  Uses writing rules (space between
words, punctuation marks, capital
letters, uses letters/sounds to spell
simple words).
•  Produces a finished piece of writing with at
least 5 connected sentences on a topic.
Math Expectations
•  Demonstrates numbers up to 100 (verbally, in writing,
and with objects).
•  Counts by 1’s and 10’s
•  Compares and orders numbers
•  Identifies, extends, and corrects patterns.
•  Identifies, names, describes, and sorts basic shapes
(square, triangle, circle, rectangle, hexagon).
•  Identifies, names, describes, and sorts 3-D shapes
cube, cylinder, cone).
•  Compares and orders objects using measurements
such as length, weight, and height.
•  Solves word problems using simple addition and
Science &
Social Studies
•  Science ~ McGraw Hill program with
Labs, Smart Board lessons and
•  Social Studies ~ online resources, books
and activities
•  Both ~ group activities, songs, class
discussions and reflections
Bay Lake Time
•  Monthly homework calendar is in student’s binder
•  Your child should be reading for at least 15 minutes each
•  A Reading log can also be found in your child’s binder. This is
where you can record the books your child has read.
•  Sight words should be practiced daily. A list can be found
inside your child’s binder and inside the agenda.
•  Students are encouraged to spend 45 minutes on iReady
each week. Log in information is located in your child’s
•  Homework is a way to prepare, review, and practice skills. All
homework is aligned to the Kindergarten grade standards in
a meaningful manner.
•  Students should be completing homework on their own in
order to practice the skills they are learning in class.
Attendance &
•  ProgressBook parent log-in
information went home with
your child
•  Please sign the model release and
consent form
30/30 Rule
& Binders