Michelle Corey

Mrs. Corey's Kindergarten Website

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   Phone: ( 732-291-2020 ) ext: 018

email: mcorey@ahes.k12.nj.us


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September
Important Dates:
Wednesday, 9/4 10:30 am
 Kindergarten Orientation: Follow the green apples to our room and bring your supplies!
Thursday, 9/5- FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL
1:00 DISMISSAL

Friday, 9/6- 1:00 DISMISSAL 
Wednesday, 9/18 Back to School Night
Monday, 9/30 No School Rosh Hashanah


KINDERGARTEN SUPPLY LIST

Please bring these items to Kindergarten Orientation.

Thank you!!

1 Backpack that is big enough to carry a folder and lunchbox (no wheels please)

1 black and white Composition notebook

8 SMALL glue sticks

1 THIN yellow highlighter

4 THIN low odor dry erase markers (no”fat” ones, please)

Art smock

 ( no need to buy one, an old t-shirt works best)

1 laminated or plastic, 2 pocket folder (pockets on the bottom not sides)

1 pair of headphones( not earbuds)

1 box regular sized ziplock bags and/or a box of tissues

Please put your child’s name on: folders,notebook, paint shirt and headphones only.

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Optional Donations Needed for our classroom:

Paper towels
antibacterial wipes
 napkins

Thank you!



Our Kindergarten Friends
Amelia   Demiana  Eve   Natalie   Porter
Clara   Kaya   Logan   Karl   Nate
James   Elle   Jack   Anggel Sophia
Liam   Norman   Valentina   Julianna
10 Girls
9 Boys
  19 students 

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Dan St. Romain Behavior Lessons:

In class Juan Pablo teaches us how to be a kind and caring friend. Below are some of the phrases we us in class to help us learn to make good choices.

The phrases we use in class are in parentheses.

Please ask you child about these and reinforce them at home too.

1. Following Directions   ( I follow directions right away)

2. Handling Disappointment ( We get what we need, not always what we want)

3. Respect personal space   ( I have my space you have your space)

4. Getting a grown-ups attention appropriately (When I want the teacher's attention, I raise my hand)

5. Making Good independent choices  ( I have my own brain, I can make my own choices)

6. Paying Attention ( Where the eyes go, the brain follows)

7. Compassion   ( When I do the right thing, I have a happy heart)

8. Honesty ( Always tell the truth, no whoppers)

9)  Using Kind Words ( Just because I think it doesn't mean I say it)

10) Learning from Mistakes ( The more we practice, the better we get)
***Juan Pablo's second set of 10 More Simple Lessons for Good Behavior


1) We treat others the way you want to be treated.
2) Our differences make us special.
3) My brain controls my body.
4) We can break bad habits and build good ones.
5) We are all citizens, we take care of our community.
6) Good choices bring out my best self.
7) Our behavior sends a message.
8) I use my time wisely and do my work precisely.
9) Every person is gifted. Every person has challenges.
10) I can exercise my brain. I can exercise my body.

Find out more at  www.danstromain.com


 

Our Special Class Schedule

2019-2020

Monday: Art

Tuesday: Music/Garden

Wednesday: Gym/Library

Thursday:  Gym 

Friday:  Technology
Spanish/Media Center (2x a month)

 

 

Our Curriculum this month:

Reading :  We are beginning Reading Workshop. We will begin learning about different types of books and developing good reading habits. 
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Sight  Words 

Please practice these words:
The children need to know these by the end of the month! 

 

September RED Words
and, can,
is,me,no,the,you


October ORANGE Words
am, at, he, like,on,so,up,we

November/December: YELLOW Words
an,do,go,here,it,my,see,she,to,his

January/February: Green Words
all,are,as,be,by,come,day,have,then,was,what

March/April: Blue Words
for,from,got,her,him,saw,that,they,when, who,will

May/June: Purple Words
because, how, jump, little, look, now, of, or, out, play, this, by



 

Writer's Workshop :  We are beginning our first unit of Writers Workshop: I am a Writer. We will learn about how we have stories to share through our pictures. We will learn to tell a story.  We will learn how to use our writing tools and folders.

Math:  We are beginning the first unit in Ready Classroom: Numbers 0-5.  We will count, write and compare these numbers. We will be learning how to use math words to share with a partner and explain our thinking. 

Social Studies/Science: 
All About Me
Being a Gook Friend
Apples and Fall
Weather and 
Climate

Weekly Homework:

Monthly Homework Calendar activities

IReady math practice

 Practice new sight words 

Tuesday: Poetry Journals: read and sing songs/poems at home

Wednesday and Thursday: Leveled reader bags come home to practice.

Complete monthly reading log.

 

** Here are some fun websites: 

      www.funbrain.com

www.kbears.com

www.starfall.com

www.abcya.com

Monday: “Wear Blue Day” in recognition of World Day of Bullying Prevention:

        Wear blue clothing.

 

Tuesday:  “Put Your Best Foot Forward”: Dress for the occasion and wear your

                     best outfit for the day.

 

Wednesday: "Stand & WALK Together Against Bullying":  Wear school colored

                               clothing – blue & yellow

                      **Join the AHES TRAIN – In recognition of National Walk to School Day we will be creating a walking train down First Avenue from the Harbor Playground to school.  The train will leave the “harbor station” at 8:00 am sharp.  We are happy to pick up passengers along the way on the school side (East side) of First Avenue.  Parents and siblings are welcome to join us for the walk. Students coming from the west side of First Avenue will need to be crossed over by parents using the crosswalks, or at the corner of First Avenue and East Washington by the crossing guard.

 

Thursday:  "Team up and Stay Safe":  Wear a team jersey or t-shirt

 

Friday:  “Hats off to you for showing respect to yourself and others!”:   Wear

                   your favorite hat to school

Monday: “Wear Blue Day” in recognition of World Day of Bullying Prevention:

        Wear blue clothing.

 

Tuesday:  “Put Your Best Foot Forward”: Dress for the occasion and wear your

                     best outfit for the day.

 

Wednesday: "Stand & WALK Together Against Bullying":  Wear school colored

                               clothing – blue & yellow

                      **Join the AHES TRAIN – In recognition of National Walk to School Day we will be creating a walking train down First Avenue from the Harbor Playground to school.  The train will leave the “harbor station” at 8:00 am sharp.  We are happy to pick up passengers along the way on the school side (East side) of First Avenue.  Parents and siblings are welcome to join us for the walk. Students coming from the west side of First Avenue will need to be crossed over by parents using the crosswalks, or at the corner of First Avenue and East Washington by the crossing guard.

 

Thursday:  "Team up and Stay Safe":  Wear a team jersey or t-shirt

 

Friday:  “Hats off to you for showing respect to yourself and others!”:   Wear

                   your favorite hat to school

Monday: “Wear Blue Day” in recognition of World Day of Bullying Prevention:

        Wear blue clothing.

 

Tuesday:  “Put Your Best Foot Forward”: Dress for the occasion and wear your

                     best outfit for the day.

 

Wednesday: "Stand & WALK Together Against Bullying":  Wear school colored

                               clothing – blue & yellow

                      **Join the AHES TRAIN – In recognition of National Walk to School Day we will be creating a walking train down First Avenue from the Harbor Playground to school.  The train will leave the “harbor station” at 8:00 am sharp.  We are happy to pick up passengers along the way on the school side (East side) of First Avenue.  Parents and siblings are welcome to join us for the walk. Students coming from the west side of First Avenue will need to be crossed over by parents using the crosswalks, or at the corner of First Avenue and East Washington by the crossing guard.

 

Thursday:  "Team up and Stay Safe":  Wear a team jersey or t-shirt

 

Friday:  “Hats off to you for showing respect to yourself and others!”:   Wear

                   your favorite hat to school