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     Welcome to Mrs. Truslow's Kindergarten Class!
     

    Welcome back to school for the best year EVER!

     
    Communication Slips
    Be on the lookout for my weekly Communication slips for details about what is happening in our classroom. 
    I'm happy to answer any questions or concerns you may have! 
    Feel free to email anytime!
    struslow@augusta.k12.va.us  
     
    Homework
    Homework will begin after a month or two after school begins. I promise it isn't going to take your entire evening. A little goes a long way.
     
     
    Is your child ready for Kindergarten?
    Here is a list of things your child can work on before coming to school.
    These skills are also great for younger children to be working on at home.
    • name writing
    • cutting on the lines, cut paper for fun
    • coloring neatly
    • count to 30 and identify numbers to 10
    • know a few letters and letter sounds
    • use correct three finger grasp when writing/coloring
    • know all the letters in their name
    • name basic shapes and colors
    • rhyme words
    • use restroom independently including washing hands without a reminder
    • sit for a story for 5-10 minutes
    • clean up after themselves
    • share materials and toys with others
    • listen and follow 2 step directions
     
     
    Reminders
    • Please send your child's clear folder to school every day.
    • Check and empty your child's folder daily.
    • Each student needs to bring his/her own snack daily.
       
    Units of Study
    We will spend SS/Science time learning about.... 
          School and Bus Safety
          Butterflies 
          Me/Family
          Colors/Shapes
          Fall
          Apples
          Fire Prevention
          Magnets/Columbus
          Pumpkins
          Bats/Spiders
          Living Long Ago
          US/Elections
          Native Americans/Pilgrims
          Nursery Rhymes
          Thanksgiving
          Senses
          Reindeer
          Trees
          Arctic/Winter
          Bears
          Famous Leaders
          Money 
          Shadows
          Healthy Teeth/Heart
          Money/Presidents
          Weather
          Dinosaurs
          Virginia
          Plants/Seeds
          Spring Animals
          Eggs
          Frogs
          Environment
          Birds
          Pets
          Wild Animals
          Farm Animals
          Ocean Animals
          Water/Summer Safety 
     
     
     
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    Please feel free to email me anytime at
    or call 245-5043
     

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Last Modified on August 1, 2019