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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on October 15, 2019

Congratulations to Gavin, Jai and Tsahai for having perfect attendance the first quarter!!!

CLASS NOTES:

As the weather gets cooler, please be sure to put your child’s name in any jackets or sweaters.

FALL CONFERENCES: October 14-18th Conference week is also EARLY RELEASE week. No lunch visitors are allowed this week.

MARIETTA SQUARE FIELD TRIP: Thursday, October 24th – Our first field trip will be to the Marietta square to visit the Community Helpers at the Fire Station and Police Station on 10/24  from around 9:15 to 1.

*Parents may join us but you will need to meet us there. Permission forms were sent home this week! 

PUMPKIN WEEK: October 28 – Nov 1 – Students are asked to bring a pumpkin to school… (any shape OR size), but your child needs to be able to carry it to class without assistance. Pumpkins can be sent in anytime before that week.

FALL CRAFT DAY: Wednesday, October 31st. 8:30am. -9:45 am. Our homeroom moms have created a signup genius for supplies and volunteers. You must be signed up as a volunteer to run a station in order to attend. 

This week we are learning:

This week is Fire Safety Week! Do you have a Fire Safety Plan for your home?….It is a good time to talk with your child about your fire safety plan. 

IB UNIT 2- HOW THE WORLD WORKS: MOVEMENT (VEHICLES, ANIMALS)

ELA:

  • Phonics:  We are working on blending sounds together to make simple CVC words.
  • Sight Words: Our focus will shift from letters and sounds to sight words.  Sight words are important to learn in order to read more fluently and will help in comprehension.  Please help your child practice these words at home.
  • Spiders (information for writing too!)

Writing:

  • Informative writing: Students will learn all about informative writing.  Key words that will be introduced:  Know, first, then, next and finally.

Math:

Numeracy:  Recognizing numbers and number words to 20.  Investing ways to make any given number (to 20) in a variety of ways.  Counting groups if a variety of formats. ( a line, a circle, a square or a scatter array)

Counting:  Continue to count to 100 with no errors.

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

Friday, 10/18: Library visit and check out

10/14-10/18: Conference week, 12:20 dismissal

10/21-10/25: PUMPKIN WEEK

10/31: Fall Craft Day

As always, please let me know if you have questions. Have a WONDERFUL week everyone!

-Mrs. Wager

 

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on September 27, 2019

PERFECT ATTENDANCE ANNOUNCEMENT

Special message from Teasley’s Attendance Committee:

Extra! Extra! Read all about it! We are over halfway through with quarter 1, can you believe it?! The Teasley Attendance Team wants to reward those students who come to school on time every day. Students who have perfect attendance at the end of the first 9 weeks, ending on Friday, October 11th, will receive a free dress down day on October 17th, a surprise treat, and 1 entry into the end of the year drawing for a BRAND NEW BIKE! Thank you so much for your support with getting your students to school on time every day!

WEEK OF 9/16 – 9/20 IN KINDERGARTEN

I hope you are having a wonderful week so far.  

Thank you everyone for your support in our school’s donation drive to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas! The response was AMAZING! Thank you!!

CLASS NOTES:

CAREER DAY: Teasley’s annual Career Day will be held on Friday, October 18, 2019 from 8:30-11:30. During this day we would like to give our students the opportunity to explore a variety of careers and learn how education is connected to a successful future.If you or someone you know will be able to join us on Career Day, please complete the form and return by Friday, October 4, 2019.

Please contact Teasley Counselors with any questions; Corinna Oliver (Corinna.Oliver@cobbk12.org) 770-437-5945 ext.229 & Sherise Harris (Sherise. Harris @cobbk12.org) 770-437-5945 ext. 230.

CALLING ALL MYSTERY READERS: If you would like to be a mystery reader in our classroom, please follow the link and sign-up for a date that works best for you https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C044FABA92DA3F58-mrs  We are excited to have you join us and look forward to seeing you soon! 

Our line of inquiry for the week ending Sept 14 was: American Symbols– (United States Flag, Georgia Flag, Pledge of Allegiance). We focused on a variety of symbols to investigate what a symbol is and why we use them. We ended our week by going on a hunt for symbols that represent our school, state, and country.

Last week we learned:

IB UNIT- WHO WE ARE: ALL ABOUT ME AND MY COMMUNITY: HOW CAN COMMUNITY MEMBERS GET ALONG? (FEELINGS)

ELA:

  • Texts that explored emotions while also expanding our vocabulary about feelings. We will also explore colors and how they can represent our feelings.
  • Phonics: 3 letters can be used to make words: short vowel cvc words (cub, rib, ham, rod).
  • WRITING:
  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Students will write about their feelings. We will create an anchor chart of feeling words (ex: happy, excited, joyful, merry)

MATH:

  • Number sense numbers 0-10
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Count to 50
  • Describe, identify, sort by common characteristics: 2 D shapes: circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, hexagon. We are comparing by number of sides, vertices, types of line (straight, curved), size and color.

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

October 14-18: CONFERENCE WEEK (12:30 dismissal)

A sign up genius will be sent by email on Monday between 2:45 – 3 pm for you to sign up for a conference. If you need a specific day or time, please sign up immediately as slots fill quickly.

Please let me know if you have questions. I hope you are having a SAFE & HAPPY fall break.

See you soon! 

-Mrs. Wager

 

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on September 27, 2019

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on September 5, 2019

Class News This Week Sept 3-6

CLASS DOJO: This week we are trying out class dojo for positive reinforcement and parent communication. Once we get used to how it works, we will invite parents to join. This will give you insight into their day and allow you to discuss their behavior with them. So far the kids response to Dojo is very positive.

BACK TO FOOTBALL FRIDAY: FRIDAY, 9/6 Students are encouraged to wear their favorite FOOTBALL JERSEY and SHIRTS to school while they participate in various football related activities during their specials time.

To volunteer please sign up at https://signup.com/go/fuaUnqQ. If you have any questions please contact Coach Homansky (eric.homansky@cobbk12.org) or Coach A (sarah.andretta@cobbk12.org).

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on THURSDAY, 9/5. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

GUEST READERS: Signup Genius COMING SOON!  -We are looking forward to having you share your child’s favorite stories with our class.

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Who We Are: Community Workers: Goods and Services; Wants and Needs

 ELA:

  • Pizza at SallysWhose Hats Are These?If You Give a Mouse a Cookie: retelling a story, identify character and setting, also learning about goods and services, needs and wants.
  • Phonics: letter/sound recognition J, H, G,
  • Sight words: and, at, or

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Students will visualize what they want to tell about, then draw and write, we will also practice editing (looking at our work the next day and making changes to tell more)

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-10
  • Count to tell what number comes next and before using a 100’s chart
  • Count to 100 (fluently)
  • Number Talks (subitizing to 5 with dot cards)

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

Friday, 9/6:  Back to Football Friday

9/23-9/27: Fall Break =NO SCHOOL= 

Enjoy your week!!!  Mrs. Wager

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 19, 2019

CLASS NOTES:

Wishlist Items:  We are in need of a few items for our classroom. Please consider donating if you can.

  • *Goldfish crackers
  • *Pretzels
  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray 

*Goldfish crackers and pretzels are good snacks to have when students need them. Thank you all so very much for your generous back-to-school donations! I truly appreciate all of your contributions. 

PURPLE FOLDERS: Please check your child’s purple folder, remove papers on the “KEEP AT HOME” side, and return it daily. This folder is our means of communication back and forth and will ensure important forms and notes are not lost.

ABSENCES: If your child is absent for any reason remember to send in a note when they return. You may also submit your note online to: Teasleynotes@gmail.com- this will go directly to Mrs. Joy, our attendance clerk.

GUIDANCE: We will have our first Guidance lesson with our Counselor Mrs. Oliver next Tuesday. Mrs. Oliver will visit our class biweekly to teach special lessons that will help our students be the best versions of themselves. (example of topics: Being a good listener, treating others fairly, using good manners,…etc.)

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on WEDNESDAY 8/21. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

MYSTERY READERS: Signup Genius COMING SOON!  -We are looking forward to having you share your child’s favorite stories with our class.

BEHAVIOR REWARDS: We have added rewards for your child to earn such as computer/ipad time, stuffed animals and choosing a classroom job. It seems to be very motivating!! 

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Who We Are: Our School Community

ELA:

  • Read Aloud: Clark The SharkHow do Dinosaurs Go To SchoolHow To Fill A Bucket. Power Point of Teasley workers for an inquiry into school workers.
  • Fiction / Non-fiction texts.
  • Fiction Literary Elements: character, setting, problem/solution
  • Phonics: letter/sound recognition, handwriting Ii, Hh, Uu, Cc, Bb
  • Sight words: I, a, are, see, is, can, you

Writing:

  • How to be a 3 Star Writer! -We will be writing about our school community; the library, the cafeteria, and recess.

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-5
  • Count to 100 (fluently)

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

Tuesday, 8/20- Teasley Spirit Night: Wing Factory 5-8pm

Wednesday, 8/21-Media Center Visit -Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned.

Friday, 8/23- ALL PRO DADS– 7am Cafe -Learn more about ALL PRO DAD’s HERE–> http://allprodadsday.com/chapters/4116 

Wednesday, 8/28:  Early Release– Wednesday is our first EARLY RELEASE day of the year.  We will begin dismissal at 12:20pm and the first load buses should roll at 12:30pm.  ASP will be available until 6pm.

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 4, 2019

It was great to see all of you at Orientation and to meet so many SUPER sweet Kindergartners. Mrs. Pearson and I can already tell it is going to be a fantastic year!

REMINDERS: 

Transportation (arrival/dismissal)

  • Our day begins promptly at 7:50 am. 
  • Students should arrive no earlier than 7:20 am.
  • Dismissal will begin at 2:10 pm. Car riders will be dismissed from the front of the building in the car pool line.
  • Transportation changes MUST be in writing

Attire

  • Students must wear Standard School Attire each day and closed toed shoes. Teasley spirit wear can be worn with standard attire bottoms on Fridays. 

Yellow Tag

  • A yellow tag will be placed on your child’s backpack (along with a dismissal tag).
  • The yellow tag will be attached to your child’s book bag and must be visible at all times in order to help the transportation staff clearly identify our youngest students.
  • PLEASE DO NOT WRITE ANYTHING ON THIS YELLOW TAG.

Label Personal Belongings

  • Water bottles, snacks, lunch boxes, backpacks, headphones, sweaters, jackets, mittens, hats, scarves…etc.

Water Bottles

  • Students may bring water bottles with easy open and “leak proof” lids to school. Please fill them before coming to school.
  • PLEASE PLEASE PLEASE do not place water bottles inside your child’s backpack. We do not want to ruin Library books and other important documents.

Snack

  • Send a healthy snack each day.
  • Please make sure your child’s snack is easily accessible by separating it from their lunch. (see suggestion below)

Purple Folder

  • Each student will receive a purple folder on the first day of school. The purple folder will be our means of communicating back and forth.
  • Please make be sure to check your child’s folder when they come home from school and return it to school the next day.
  • Items placed on the RETURN TO SCHOOL side of the folder will need to be filled out or signed and returned back to school the next day or by the designated date.
  • Items placed in the KEEP AT HOME side of the folder should be removed. 
  • **Remember ALL NOTES, PAYMENT ENVELOPES, CHANGES of TRANSPORTATION, etc…should be placed in this folder. 

Supplies

  • Thank you for all the supplies that have been sent in so far!
  • If you need a supply list, they can be found on the Teasley web page or if requested, I will be happy to send one home in their purple folder. 

2019-2020 DOCUMENTS

Standard attire, supply list, year at a glance calendar,…etc) can be found on the Teasley web page.

Lastly, your child will be exhausted after a long day at school. Please make sure they get a good night’s rest before school days.

Have a wonderful week!!

-Mrs.Wager  Jeanette.wager@cobbk12.org

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on August 1, 2019

Welcome to Kindergarten!!!

It was so wonderful to meet you all Monday and such a joy to welcome all the students this morning. I am looking forward to a great year!!!

Mrs. Wager

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on May 6, 2019

Class Notes:

  • Field Day: Kindergarten field day is Wednesday May 8. Students can wear athletic shorts (school appropriate) and should wear their purple shirt and sneakers. Sunscreen needs to be applied at home and students may bring a lunch or buy a sack lunch at school.
  • SSKG3 State the street address, city, state, and country in which the student lives: many students have already mastered this standard- let’s make it 100%

Important Dates:

  • 5/9- Last trip to the library to check out books!
  • 5/8 Field Day: due to space constraints, parents are only invited to come to Field Day if they are volunteering
  • 5/14 Kindergarten Awards Day- 9:10-9:40- in our classroom.
  • 5/17- Kindergarten picnic to celebrate finishing our “Holiday” unit with Memorial Day and the 4thof July. Wear red, white or blue top with uniform bottoms.

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Sharing Our Planet: Habitat and animals of the rain forest.

ELA:

  • We will be researching rain forest habitats and students will work in a group to research an animal.
  • Phonics: review of suffixes
  • Students should be able to read 75 words by the end of this quarter, moving towards 100

Writing:

  • Writing about an animal in the rain forest: student choice.

Math:

  • Addition and subtraction within 10, practicing subtraction word problems and subtraction fluency
  • Word problem Friday: learning strategies to solve word problems read by the teacher.

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on May 2, 2019

FIELD DAY VOLUNTEERS

APRIL 30, 2019

Kindergarten Field Day is May 8th  8-12:30

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c0c4ba9a822a6ff2-teasleys8

 

Important Dates:

  • 5/8 Field Day: due to space constraints, parents are only invited to come to Field Day if they are volunteering. A sign up genius was sent out by Coach Homansky.
  • 5/14 Kindergarten Awards Day- 9:10-9:40 Please join us in the classroom!

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Sharing Our Planet: Animals and their habitat

ELA:

  • We will be researching a variety of habitats and diving deeper inot the Amazon Rainforest in the next few weeks.
  • Phonics: review of suffixes
  • Sight words: what, where, have, here, there, if your child already recognizes these sight words ask them to practice writing them in sentences using their phonetic spelling, for ex: We r (are) on the bot (boat). (Students should be able to read 75 words by the end of this quarter, moving towards 100)

Writing:

  • Eric Carle Book Study writing
  • Begin end of year writing assessments

Math:

  • Comparing measureable objects, how much more?
  • Addition and subtraction within 10, practicing subtraction word problems and subtraction fluency
  • Word problem Friday: learning strategies to solve word problems read by the teacher.

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Posted by jewager | Posted in Uncategorized | Posted on April 16, 2019

Class  Notes:

RazKids levels have all been updated and everyone should be using RazKids at least 3-4 times a week. It is a great resource to use on the go. Instructions are taped on the left pocket of your child’s purple folder. You may also access through the Teasley webpage, Media Center, Classroom Links. Top point earners so far are Ardra, Dijun and Devna. Congratulations!!

Important Dates:

  • 4/18 Library and check out
  • 4/19 Egg Hunt (eggs due by 4/17)
  • 5/14 Kindergarten Awards Day in classroom – 9:10-9:40. (more info will follow)
  • 4/25 Field Trip to Smith Gilbert Gardens
  • 5/8 Field Day: due to space constraints, parents are only invited to come to Field Day if they are volunteering. A sign up genius will be sent out by Coach Homansky.

 

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Sharing Our Planet: Animals

ELA:

  • We are beginning our study of animals by compare information form fiction and non fiction books.
  • Phonics: study of suffixes : review -s,-es, -ed,-ing
  • Sight words: not, mom, of, out, now (list D)if your child already recognizes these sight words ask them to practice writing them in sentences using their phonetic spelling, for ex: We r (are) on the bot (boat).

(Students should be able to read 75 words by the end of this quarter, moving towards 100)

Writing:

  • Drawing, labeling, stretching out words to be able to write the beginning, ending, and middle sounds. Students should be correctly spelling sight words.
  • Most Mondays we do a narrative writing about our weekend. Informational and opinion pieces about animals; this week is rabbits.

Math:

  • Addition and subtraction within 10, practicing subtraction word problems and subtraction fluency
  • Word problem Friday: learning strategies to solve word problems read by the teacher.
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