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Welcome to our classroom webpage!!
While this site is a work in progress, I hope it will serve as a place to share information, communicate our academic goals, display pictures and answer a few questions you may have.

If you're wondering anything or just want to catch up about how the school year is going, my contact information is,

msimmons@ssk12.org
871-3415

Thank you for all that you do to encourage the academic and emotional success of your young kiddos as they adjust to their new school and their new responsibilities.

Sincerely,
Mark Simmons

*** FYI : This website is designed using a block format program and will rearrange on different size screens ***
Kindergarten Sight Words
Listed below are high frequency words we hope to master throughout the year. As we begin to recognize these words with less and less effort, they become valuable tools for reading and writing.
Daily Classroom Schedule
8:25 - 8:35 Attendance/lunch count
8:35 - 9:00 Morning Meeting
9:00 - 9:30 Writing
9:30 - 9:45 Music and Movement
9:45 - 10:00 Snack
10:00 - 10:55 Reading Rotations
10:55 - 11:25 Literacy extension
11:25 - 11:45 Recess
11:45 - 12:10 Lunch
12:10 - 12:50 Math
12:50 - 1:35 Specials
Monday - Music
Tuesday - Spanish
Wednesday - Art
Thursday - PE
Friday- (Rotating Schedule)
1:35 - 1:50 Snack
1:50 - 2:20 Afternoon work
2:20 - 2:50 Choice Time
2:50 - 3:05 Cleanup, Stack and Pack
3:05 Dismissal
  • Trimester 1 Content
    Reading:
    -Letter identification
    -Letter sounds
    -Identifying first sounds in words
    -Reading high frequency words
  • Trimester 1 Content
    Writing:
    -Writing my name with one capital letter
    -Proper letter formation
    -Pencil grip
  • Trimester 1 Content
    Math:
    -Counting objects with 1 to 1 correspondence
    -Counting up to 10 objects
    -Writing number 1-10
    -Identifying shapes
  • 1st trimester
    I
    like
    the
    and
    see
    we
    a
    to
    come
    me
    my
    with
  • 2nd trimester
    you, what
    are, now
    is, how, of, so, many, where
    this, find, from, came, but, on
    will, be, into, that, your, who
    go, for, here, they, soon, up
    make, play, them, say, give, new
    said, good, was, ate, then, could
  • 3rd trimester
    she, when, all, her, over, some
    he, no, away, by, most, there
    do, down, went, little, just, only
    have, help, one, every, ask, walk
    look, saw, very, put, their, out
    off, take, our, too, day, show
Classroom Rules/Expectations
1. I will listen and follow directions.

2. I will raise my hand before I speak.

3. I will keep my hands and feet to myself.

4. I will respect my teachers and my classmates.
Dates to Remember
November 27, 28, 29 - No School, Thanksgiving break.
December 11 - "Lulie Crawford" from Tread of Pioneer Museum visit
December 18 - Kinder-2nd grade Winter Singing Program
December 23 - January 6 - No School, Winter Break
Good Things to Know
Snack - 2x/day, morning and afternoon
Library - every Friday
Thursday Folders - Please return folders each week
Class Counseling - every other Thursday
Reader Buddies - every other Thursday (alternating with Counseling)