Welcome to Kindergarten on the Web
Mrs. Bottorff and Mrs. Williams,
Kindergarten is a full day program that focuses on reading, writing,
math, social studies, and science.
The Kindergarten Program for reading
Identifying the letters of the
Identifying initial consonant sounds.
Identifying high frequency final consonant sounds.
Recognizing own name in print.
Sequencing events in a story.
Retelling a story from a shared reading experience.
Use reading for learning and thinking.
Discuss the beginning, middle, and end of a story.
Use context clues to discover meaning.
Participate in shared reading & writing
child's own first and last name.
Print letters of the alphabet - both lower and upper
Use inventive spelling in printing.
it or not, Kindergarteners use lots of math every day. They are
learning things that most of us take for granted. Although we use
workbooks, most of these concepts are taught using manipulatives. This
makes it fun and easy to learn. Here is a sample from each of the 8
- Using manipulatives, the child should be able to continue a
Solving - Given a story situation, model a solution through role
Numbers & Number Relations - Identifying
numbers 1 - 20, compare numbers in a set, make a matching set.
- Name a common shape - circle, square, rectangle, triangle,
diamond and oval. Name a common solid - sphere, cylinder, cube.
- Use and understand the language of logic in talking about
problem situations (if, then. because).
- Compare and order objects of different lengths, weights, and
capacities. Order events according to time. or first, second, third.
Count pennies up to ten cents.
& Mental Computation - Given a set of ten unifix cubes, have
child estimate whether another set is more/less and about how many
there may be.
Analysis & Probability - Sort things by category. Arrange a
group of objects in appropriate categories to create a floor/table
love science! We do a lot of hands-on, fun experiments and usually
make a mess. There are four major areas that we cover.
and Sky - Weather, temperature, shadows seasons, leaves and air