Kindergarten with Miss Morrison

Week 3- Open a Book

Our theme this week is Open a Book. We will be delving into the 3rd Way to Read- Retelling a story. This involves a reader sharing what they heard when the story was read to them and what they see in the pictures. Our read aloud will be Bears Don’t Read. We will also be revisiting Froggy and Big Bear to practice our retelling skills. We will continue to focus on and practice our skill of Attentive Listening. The Kindergartners did a great job of writing their first sentences this week....

September 17, 2018 Read more

Week 2- Sharing

Hello, Kindergarten Families! Welcome to the second week of Kindergarten. If your child was tuckered out on Thursday- they are in the majority. Plenty of sleep will help us tackle all the great learning we have in store. Our theme this week is Sharing. Our primary read aloud will be Share, Big Bear, Share– a delightful book that I discovered on the shelves of the local library. It is about a bear who misunderstands what others are saying, but by the end he learns to pay attention to...

September 10, 2018 Read more

Week 1- Starting School

The beginning of Kindergarten is largely about learning new routines and school expectations, as well as becoming familiar with our room, teacher, and classmates. This week, we will be reading about Froggy’s First Day of School. Students will be learning about how to “read the pictures” of a book. This is a way for beginning readers to thoughtfully interact with a book even if the text is not yet accessible to them. Thinking and talking about what we see characters “thinking, feeling,...

September 4, 2018 Read more

A Million Words or Less

Hello, Families! I am thrilled to have your child in my class this year! I am very excited to get started. I would love to have an open line of communication between home and school. After all, we now have something very special in common- your child! You are your child’s first teacher and you know them better than anyone else. I would love to start the year out with a glimpse of who your child really is. What makes them so amazing? What do they struggle with? What are their hobbies or...

August 29, 2018 Read more

Welcome to Kindergarten!

The beginning of our Kindergarten adventure together is right around the corner! I wanted to give you information about our beginning of the year events, along with a little about me. I am also including the supply list in case you need it. Back to School Night will be TONIGHT Wednesday, August 29th, 5:30-7:00. Please plan to attend this important evening. The information you receive will help our year run smoothly. This is a time for parents rather than children as there is a lot of...

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