Welcome to Mrs. Street's Classroom
 
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  Learning begins at 7:50am.....please be on time each day.

Students may begin walking to their classrooms once the first bell rings at 7:40am.  

Students need to be unpacked, in their seats, and ready to begin work at 7:50am.  

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DAILY READING PRACTICE

Read, Read, Read with your child daily for 15 minutes. Practice upper and lower case letter recognition and letter sound recognition.  Practice number recognition from 1-30, not just counting in order.  Make recognition a game by jumbling letters or numbers and having your child identify and place them back in the correct order.  Practice sight words. 

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REPORT CARD SKILLS FOR EACH SIX WEEKS

These are available on this website to the left.  Click on any six weeks, and view previous, current, and upcoming kindergarten skills.  Families are encourage to practice with or challenge their student with these skills to build confidence and success.

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MOOSE AND BINDER DAILY ROUTINE  

The MOOSE and Binder will be sent home each day.  They are used for parent-teacher communication, daily behavior updates, and developing organizational skills. Please review the calendar each evening with your child and initial the calendar date.  Please remove and review papers from each of the following pockets located in your child's binder: Sign and Return, Read and Keep, and Completed Work. 

***This is a great time to show your child how important their day at school is to you, the importance of organization, and being prepared for the next day.  Use this time to praise them for successful work and behavior or to discuss better choices when they have had a challenging day.

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HOMEWORK FOLDERS

 We will send homework folders home soon.  Please read the parent instruction letter in the front of the folder.  This will ensure that your child gets the most out of the extended practice we are sending home each week.  

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REMINDER OF UPCOMING DATES
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IMPORTANT REMINDERS
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HOMEWORK FOLDERS: 
1. Go home on Monday 
2. Return on Friday 

LIBRARY BOOKS ARE DUE MONDAY MORNING 

STUDENT BINDERS: 
1. CHECK DAILY for papers that need to be signed and returned. 
2. REMOVE DAILY any completed work or informational mail that is yours to keep. 
3. REVIEW AND INITIAL CALENDAR sharing student successes / struggles. (Praise good choices, discuss ways to make better choices.) 
4. NOTES FROM PARENTS - it is helpful if your child lets the teacher know there is a note, so I may respond to them in a timely manner. 





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PARENT INFORMATION
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1. MAINTAINING A LUNCH ACCOUNT - This ensures your child has money for lunch or snack and eliminates the worry of losing money at school. 
2. MAKING "GOOD CHOICES" - We encourage students to make good choices with positive feedback. We hope you will continue this with your child at home. 
3. PARENT VOLUNTEERS - If you would like to be a volunteer for field trips and school events please complete a background check on the HEB website. 
4. TOYS AND JEWELRY - Please keep these items safe at home for play after school. 
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HEB CORE MESSAGE 
1. Students are responsible for their own learning. 
2. Quality teachers and effective schools are essential to student learning. 
3. Parents and patrons are vital partners in the educational process. 
4. A safe environment for every student and employee is a prerequisite to learning. 
5. Decisions and actions, at all levels, focus on and support effective student learning. 
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WHAT WE WILL WORK ON / WHAT YOU SHOULD PRACTICE
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**Read 15 minutes daily. This includes reading to your child, with your child, and letting them read to you. 

**Practice letter recognition by identifying uppercase and lowercase letters out of ABC order. 

**Practice sound recognition by holding up random letters and having student give sound. 

**Practice reading all 50 sight words provided. Once you can read them, practice spelling and writing them. 

**Recognize and spell color words. 

Language Arts 
- identify the front and back of a book 
- understand print moves left to right and top to bottom (point to beginning of sentence, end of sentence) 
- recognize a word including the beginning and ending letter. Count the letters in a word 
- recognize a sentence including the beginning and end of the sentence. Count the number of words in the 
sentence 
- recognize and make rhyming words (cat, hat, mat, sat, rat) 
- write first and last name using the correct upper and lower case letters 
- blend sounds to make words such as ( c + at = cat) 
- identify and isolate beginning sounds (cat without the "c" sounds like "at") 
- identify and isolate ending sounds (bean without the "n" sounds like "bea") 
- retell story events (what happened at beginning, middle, ending of story; who are the characters, 
where/when does story take place) 
- apply letter sound to begin to read 
- recognize punctuation (period, question mark, exclamation mark) 
- recognize capitalization 
- identify fiction and non fiction text 
- understand the roles of an author and illustrator 
- write independently by listening for sounds and blending sounds together 
- write letters and numbers clearly 
- recognize parts of a book (cover, title page, table of contents) 
- distinguish different forms of print (newpaper, road sign, list, magazine) 
- use spaces between words when writing sentences 
- read simple sentences 

Math 
- identify, sort, and compare shapes (circle, square, rectangle, triangle - number of sides/corners on each) 
- recognize and create sets for numbers 1-30 
- ask your child to create AB, ABC, AAB, or ABB patterns as practice using circles, squares, triangles, 
rectangles, or any other objects 
- name ordinal numbers to 5 (first, second, third, fourth, fifth) 
- read calendar (day of the week, yesterday, tomorrow, month, year) 
- can use objects to create and demonstrate addition (solve problems that equal 0 to 9) 
- identify and explain a 1/2 and a whole 
- count to 100 
- use objects to create / demonstrate subtraction 
- compare / order weight (lightest to heaviest), capacity (which container holds the most), and length (shortest to longest) 
- identify 3 dimensional shapes (cone, cylinder, sphere, cube) 
- orally demonstrate problem solving skills 
- interpret a graph including which has most, least, same, and compare how many more 
- skip count by 2's to 10, by 5's to 20, and by 10's to 100 
- identify a quarter, nickel, dime, and penny 

Science 
- know five senses (touch, taste, smell, hearing, sight) 
- identify healthy routines (healthy foods, taking care of your body) 
- identify science tools (microscope, magnifying glass, thermometer, scale, magnet) 
- identify parts of a plant and their functions 
- name and sequence correctly the four seasons (spring, summer, fall, winter) 

Social Studies 
- know people of authority at home, school, and community 
- know school name 
- identify community helpers 
- know birth date (month and day) 
- know city, state, and country (Euless, Texas, United States of America) 
- identify land and water on a map 
- identify and understand importance of historical persons, places, or things such as Christopher Columbus, 
Native Americans, Pilgrims, Mayflower, President Washington, President Lincoln, Current President, White 
House, Statue of Liberty, Mount Rushmore 
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You can reach me at marjoriestreet@hebisd.edu I try to check around lunch and afterschool.