Hello Pre-K Smyrna Stars!

 

 

Hello,

My name is Shatara Owens and I will be your Pre-K teacher for the 2017-2018 school year!

It is almost time to come to Pre-Kindergarten and I am so excited to see and meet you!

We are going to have a great time together. We will sing songs and read stories, make projects and learn so many wonderful new things. Of course there will be lots of other new friends who will be waiting to play and learn with you, too.

Meet and Greet will be held on July, 27th 8am – 9:30am (Last Names A-M) & 9:30am – 11am (Last Names N-Z). First day of school will be, Monday, July 31st, 2017. Please feel free to bring your supplies to the open house.

Pre-K School Supplies

  • A backpack big enough to hold a pocket folder and a lunch box
  • 3 packs of Baby Wipes
  • 3 boxes of Kleenex
  • 2 packs of Clorox Wipes
  • Change of clothes
  • Blanket for Nap ( Full Day Students Only)
  • 1 Vinyl Folder w/ 2 pockets (any color)
  • 1 Wide rule Composition Notebook
  • Non-Perishable Classroom Snack to Share (Peanut Free)

Early Childhood Learning
Below you will find links to educational games and resources we use in the classroom on a regular basis. A key component to teaching young children with disabilities is to activate their interest while teaching them early academic skills.

Starfall: This website is great for teaching letters and reading. Best of all its free!
http://www.starfall.com/n/level-k/index/load.htm?f

The TV Teacher: This website is great for teaching children how to write different strokes, draw different shapes, and write upper and lower case letters. www.thetvteacher.com

DLTK: This website has many hands on activities to help a little artist develop early math concepts such as shapes and numbers, fine motor skills, letter recognition, and writing.
http://www.dltk-kids.com/

Sesame Street: You and your preschooler will have fun interacting with all those favorite characters from your childhood all while learning!
http://www.sesamestreet.org/games

Dr. Jean: Does your preschooler love music? In the classroom many of the songs we sing come from Dr. Jean. Visit her website for cds and activities you can do with your preschooler at home.
http://www.drjean.org/

Reading is fundamental: This is another free website that has games, nursery rhymes, and stories all geared to toddlers and preschoolers.
http://www.rif.org/kids/leadingtoreading/en/babies-toddlers/nursery-rhymes.htm

El Buho Boo: This website is great for young ones just learning to use to the computer.
http://www.elbuhoboo.com/eng.php

My Contact Information:

Shatara Owens

678-842-6741 (Smyrna Elementary)

313-522-0447 (Personal Cell Phone)

Email: [email protected]