Mrs. Arellano

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Mrs. Arellano

We have a lot of learning ahead of us in Kindergarten. Below are a few of the key concepts we will be covering with your children in the First Quarter!

  • ‚ÄčRecognizing and writing our Names
  • Learning to stay engaged in self-selected activities.
  • Work on proper pencil grip and formation of letters & numbers
  • Following Directions
  • Learning School and Classroom Rules
  • Book and Print Awareness: How to hold a book, Recognizing the Title and Cover Page, Author and Illustrators, Following Words Left to Right (the reading direction)
  • Letterland: Learning about Letterland letters and their sounds
  • Math: How to count, What are numbers, Beginning rote counting, Writing numbers and counting objects
  • Social Studies: How to be a good friend, What is citizenship?, Why do we have rules and what are they?, Why is it important to treat others they way you would like to be treated?
  • Science: Why do things move?, How does movement affect living and nonliving things?, Describing objects in relation to other objects (positional words)

We have LOTS to cover and LOTS to learn. Please also remember to read with your child at home each night! Its always a great idea to practice counting and writing your child's name at home whenever you have the chance as well!

Important Dates: 

September 22: Cabarrus Arts Field Trip
September 27: First Quarter Progress Reports go Home
September 29: Early Release Day for Students
October 12: Fall Pictures
October 25: Patterson Farms Field Trip
October 26: Early Release Day for Students (End of First Quarter)
November 2: PBIS Merit Event for Students



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