First Quarter Perfect Attendance

The Attendance Commmittee would like to congratulate to the following students who had PERFECT ATTENDANCE (0 absences and 0 tardies) for the 1st Quarter: 

Noelle I.  

Avery K.

Penelope L. 

The students listed above 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 everyday!

This Week in Kindergarten: (10/7-10/11)

Hello Kinder Parents!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend and are ready for another FANTASTIC week!

=Thursday, October 10th is an EARLY RELEASE DAY!=

Class notes:

FALL CONFERENCES: October 14-18th Conference week is also EARLY RELEASE week.

Please use the link to sign up or a day/time that works for you. (We have 16 of our 23 families signed up.) Please let me know if you need assistance.

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E48AEAF22A2FA7-fall1 

MARIETTA SQUARE FIELD TRIP: Friday, October 25th – Our first field trip will be to the Marietta square to visit the Community Helpers at the Fire Station and Police Station on 10/25  from around 9:15 to 1.

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

PUMPKIN WEEK: October 21-25 – Students are asked to bring a pumpkin to school…(any shape OR size). Pumpkins can be sent in anytime before that week.

FALL CRAFT DAY: Wednesday, October 31st. 8:30a. -9:45a. Our Room Moms are creating a signup genius for volunteers and items we need for this day. Please be on the lookout for this email. Thank you for helping to make this day a great experience for our Kinders.

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on THURSDAY, 10/10. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL: FRIDAY ANIMAL MOVEMENT  * Students may bring a stuffed or plastic animal and share about how it moves. 

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/20f0448aea62ea1f49-mystery1  We are excited to have you join us and look forward to seeing you soon!

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 Kinder 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:  We will continue to work on sight words from list A, and will start sight words on list B.  Sight words are important to learn in order to read more fluently and will help in comprehension.

Writing:

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

Math:

  • Shapes: Identifying and sorting shapes by their  attributes.  Comparing and contrasting 2D (flat) and 3D (Solid) shapes.  Creating shapes by using other shapes.
  • Numeracy:  Recognizing numbers and number words to 10.  Investing ways to make any given number (to 10) 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

Wednesday, 10/9: Guidance w. Mrs. Oliver

Thursday, 10/10: EARLY RELEASE DAY!

Thursday, 10/11: Library visit and check out

Friday, 10/11: Show and Tell- Students may bring in a stuffed or plastic animal and share how it move.

Friday, 10/11: International Night 6:16 pm

10/14-10/18: Conference week, 12:30 dismissal

10/21-10/25: PUMPKIN WEEK

10/31: Fall Craft Day *=information coming soon=

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

-Mrs. Davis 

This Week in Kindergarten: (9/30-10/4)

Hello Kinder Parents!

I hope you had a wonderful Fall Break and are having a productive week so far.  

Here are a few class notes and reminders.

Class notes:

KINDERGATEN T-SHIRTS:  Order forms for Kindergarten class T-Shirts were sent home before Fall Break.  Return your order form and payment in the envelope provided by TOMORROW!!

FALCONS FRIDAY– This Friday, October 4th will be FALCONS FRIDAY!!! Students may wear Atlanta Falcons shirts or solid red or black shirts. If they dress for Falcons Friday students may wear jeans or school appropriate athletic bottoms.

FALL PARENT TEACHER CONFERENCES will be held October 14-18th. Follow this link to sign up for a time that works for you. Please email me if you have questions. https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E48AEAF22A2FA7-fall1 

CAREER DAY:  Parents, we still need volunteers to speak at Teasley’s Career Day!  Please sign up this week if you would like to participate.  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. For more information, please read the Career Day form or contact our counselors at Corinna.oliver@cobbk12.org or Sherise.harris@cobbk12.org.

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on THURSDAY, 10/3. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL: FRIDAY 3D OBJECTS  * Students may bring items from their 3D shape hunt. (download a copy below)

shapes search-o-rama

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/20f0448aea62ea1f49-mystery1  We are excited to have you join us and look forward to seeing you soon!

We are finishing our first IB Unit of the year. Please comment on this page or send me an email of any action your child may have shown as a result of our study (ie. Conversations about community helpers, identifying symbols in the community, noticing the American or Georgia Flag, discussion about their emotions). These do not need to be big actions just things that you are hearing at home about what we are studying at school.

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Who We Are: All About Me and My Community: REVIEW-What is our role in a community?

ELA:

  • We will review Community helpers, Teasley workers, our role in the class community. The class will also collaboratively create a community map.
  • Phonics: 3 letters can be used to make words: short vowel cvc words (ex. cub, rib, ham, rod).
  • Sight words: said, go, if, but

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Students will write to tell about Fall Break and their community.

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 of 3D shapes (cube, cylinder, cone, sphere) and compare them to attributes of 2 D shapes: circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, hexagon.

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

Thursday, 10/3: Library visit and check out

Friday, 10/4: All Pro Dads

Friday, 10/4: Prospective Parent Coffee 8:15

Friday, 10/4: Show and Tell- 3 D objects from your house (look for letter Monday)

Thursday, 10/10: EARLY RELEASE DAY! , 12:30 dismissal

Friday, 10/11: International Night 6:16 pm

10/14-10/18- Conference week, 12:30 dismissal

10/31: Fall Craft Day *=information coming soon=

I look forward to meeting with each of you to discuss your Kinder’s progress and create goals for the year!

Have great week. –Mrs. Davis

Conference Week: October 14-18

Hello Kinder Parents,

Fall Conferences are the week of October 14-18th.  Conference week is also EARLY RELEASE week.  Students will be dismissed 2 hours early.

Please use the link below to sign up for a day/time that works for you.

Fall Conference sign up genius: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/10C0E48AEAF22A2FA7-fall1

I look forward to meeting with you to discuss your Kinders progress and goals for the remainder of the year.

See you soon! -Mrs. Davis

Tiger Tracks!

Tiger Tracks (1)  <— download a copy here.

Our tigers are ready to go on AWESOME adventures! You will find your Kinder’s Tiger in their purple folder. 

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!

This Week in Kindergarten: (9/16-9/20)

Hello Kinder Parents!

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! First Grade students will be assembling bags on Wednesday to donate! Teasley’s Students, Parents, and Staff go above and beyond to help families in need. Thank you again for your support. 

Here are a few class notes and reminders.

Class notes:

FALL PICTURE DAY: THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 19- Standard attire is required. If you would like to order pictures, please return the order form, along with payment, ON THURSDAY. (ALL STUDENTS will have their picture taken for the yearbook even if a package is not ordered.)  I can’t wait to see their smiling faces!

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 fill out this form and return it to school OR email the information to us at the email addresses below 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.

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on WEDNESDAY, 9/18. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL: FRIDAYFREE CHOICE (What makes you feel happy?) * Students may bring an item of their choice for show & tell this week! 

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/20f0448aea62ea1f49-mystery1  We are excited to have you join us and look forward to seeing you soon! 

Penelope’s Mom, Ms. Howe, was our Mystery Reader last week. She read one of Penelope’s favorite stories; Goodnight Moon to our class. Thanks for visiting us!”

Our line of inquiry for last week 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 counrty; creating an environmental print collage with our show & tell items, a replica of our US Flag, and ended our day eating delicious STAR shaped cookies in the outdoor classroom. 

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Who We Are: All About Me and My Community: How can community members get along? (feelings)

ELA:

  • Texts that will explore 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).
  • Sight words: no, as, for, by

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

Wednesday, 9/18: Media Center Visit -Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned.

Thursday, 9/19:  SCHOOL PICTURE DAY!

Friday, 9/6: Show & Tell (FREE CHOICE …something that makes you feel HAPPY)

Friday, 9/6: $1.00 Dress Down Day -Students who bring $1 to support PTA may wear an outfit of thier/your choice to school-(non uniform clothing). Clothing must be school appropriate.

9/23-9/27: Fall Break =NO SCHOOL= 

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

Please let me know if you have questions. Have a SAFE & HAPPY fall break.

See you soon! 

-Mrs. Davis

This Week in Kindergarten: (9/9-9/13)

Hello Kinder Parents!

I hope you had a wonderful weekend and are ready to have a fantastic week! 

Here are a few class notes and reminders.

Class notes:

Wishlist Items: 

(none) …Looks like we are all set! 

*Thank you all so very much for your generous donations! I truly appreciate all of your contributions to our classroom. 

MEDIA CENTER: We will visit the Media Center on WEDNESDAY, 9/11. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL: FRIDAYENVIRONMENTAL PRINT * Please help your child collect a few examples of environmental print from their favorite foods.  Some examples might be the front of cereal boxes or labels from shopping bags, bottles, or cans.  Please make sure the sample is clean and flat- it may need to be cut. We will use the pieces of environmental print collected for a special project. 

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/20f0448aea62ea1f49-mystery1  We are excited to have you join us and look forward to seeing you soon!~Special thanks to our Room Parents; Mrs. Karim and Mrs. Bartlett, for getting this set up and ready to go for us!  YAY!  We appreciate you!

Our line of inquiry for last week was: “What do community workers do for our community? (goods and services)”  I shared the story Pizza at Sally’s with our class. After listening to the story and zooming in our good and services for several days, our students created their own pizza craft and wrote their first “How to” writing piece to explain the pizza making process; titled “How to Make a Pizza”. 

This week we are learning:

IB Unit- Who We Are: American Symbols– United States Flag, Georgia Flag, Pledge of Allegiance 

ELA:

  • Informational texts about American and Georgia flag, we will develop an understanding of what a symbol is and why we use them. .
  • Phonics: letter/sound recognition, handwriting Yy, Xx, Zz, Qq
  • Sight words: he, it, an, my

=pictured below= Sept. 6th Show & Tell:  Can you name the items pictured for each letter sound?

Writing:

  • Learning how to write: draw, label, touch and retell.
  • Students will write about the flag. They will also create their first Venn diagram comparing and contrasting the United States Flag and the Georgia flag.

Math:

  • Number sense numbers 0-10
  • Identifying what number come next and before, using a 100 chart.
  • Count to 100 (without prompting)
  • Analyze and compare 2D shapes (circle, square, triangle, rectangle, oval, and hexagon) describing similarities, differences, and attributes regardless of their orientation or size
  • Number Talks (subitizing with shape cards)

=pictured below= Three ways to represent a number(strengthening our number sense): “Roll It! Build It! Write It!”

Important Dates/ Upcoming Events

Wednesday, 9/11: Media Center Visit -Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned.

Thursday, 9/12: Publix Math Night: Publix Paces Ferry Location 5-7 pm

Friday, 9/6: Show & Tell (ENVIRONMENTAL PRINT)

Thursday, 9/19:  SCHOOL PICTURE DAY!

9/23-9/27: Fall Break =NO SCHOOL= 

Please let me know if you have questions. Have a WONDERFUL week everyone.

-Mrs. Davis

This Week in Kindergarten: (9/3-9/6)

Hello Kinder Parents!

I hope you had a relaxing Labor Day holiday and are ready for a fantastic week!

Here are a few class notes a reminders.

Class notes:

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

  • Playdoh
  • Lysol Disinfectant Spray 

*Thank you all so very much for your generous donations! I truly appreciate all of your contributions to our classroom. 

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 WEDNESDAY, 9/4. Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned. Thanks for your help.

SHOW & TELL: FRIDAYStudents may bring in ONE show and tell item that begins with the following sounds: /j/ as in “jellyfish”, /p/ as in “pirate”, /w/ as in “whistle”, /y/ sound as in “yo-yo”…students should only bring in ONE item to share. 

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

This week we are learning:

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

“Officer Strickland stopped by to visit and share the important work he does for the community with our Kinders. We were so happy to have him!”

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, handwriting Ww, Jj, Pp
  • 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

Wednesday, 9/4: Media Center Visit -Please make sure library books are in backpacks ready to be returned.

Friday, 9/6: Show & Tell (j, p, w, y)

Friday, 9/6:  Back to Football Friday

9/23-9/27: Fall Break =NO SCHOOL= 

Please let me know if you have questions. Have a WONDERFUL week everyone.

-Mrs. Davis