Welcome to Ms. Wojnar's Kindergarten Class!
Hello Kindergarten Families! I am so beyond excited about starting this school year with your child! I hope you all had a fun, relaxing and safe summer break! Kindergarten is such a rewarding and fun grade to teach. I love watching my students grow and witnessing all the amazing things they will be able to do over the year! There are so many fun adventures ahead, and I am so happy I will be part of such a huge milestone in your child's life!
Over the course of the year, your child will be learning letters, sounds, and how to read and write. Your child will also learn math, science, and social studies.
Thank you for visiting our class page. Please visit our class page each week for an update on school events,classroom events as well as updates to our weekly curriculum. The weekly curriculum will include skills and strategies introduced in Literacy, Math, Social Studies and Science.
Students are REQUIRED to join my Google Classroom, as it will be used for important information regarding our classroom activities. Here is the link for our Google classroom: Coming soon!
How To Join My Google Classroom
1. Log on to your child's email.
2. Usernames and passwords can be found on their chromebooks.
3. Go to the waffle (9dots) on the top right-hand side of the screen (Click)
4. Click on Ms. Wojnar's google classroom .
How will your child go home the first week of school?
Please click on the link below and fill out the form BEFORE the first day of school. Thank you!
The Elms PTN has provided each child with an Elms folder that your child will bring back and forth to school in their backpack. This folder will be used as a tool for us to communicate daily. Each day, your child will bring home this folder. If there is a need to send anything back to school, it will come home in the "Return to School" side of the folder. Homework is one example of something that would be in the "Return to School" side. Any notes from home to school regarding dismissal, lunch money, or any correspondence should be put in the folder on the " Return to School" side. A good parent-teacher relationship is essential for a successful school year. You are always welcome to contact me!
School Phone: 732-833-4680
Please also consider joining my "Remind" group!
Remind is a communication platform that will be utilized throughout the school year to stay connected with you. It is a wonderful tool to keep you updated with important information regarding our school day, changes in schedules, or last minute notices.
Class Code: @mswojnar
If you don’t have a smartphone, get text notifications. Text the message @mswojnar to the number 81010. If you’re having trouble with 81010, try texting @mswojnar to (563) 265-6842.
If you have a smartphone, get push notifications. On your iPhone or Android phone, open your web browser and go to the following link: rmd.at/mswojnar
I have been busy setting up the classroom for all of my wonderful new students. All school supplies for your child have been supplied by the school or myself. If you signed out a chromebook for your child please keep the chromebook at home. However, there is a small list of items that I am asking parents to send to school with their child during the first week of school. The following items are:
*Sweater or sweatshirt labeled with your child's name (classroom can get chilly and weather outside is unpredictable)
*Change clothes in a plastic bag with your child's name
*Water bottle labeled with child's name
Here are some additional items that are optional:
(please label all items with your child's name)
Daily Schecule Schedule
Unified Arts Schedule
(Chromebooks need to be brought into school for technology class)
( sneakers should be worn)
Unified Arts Google Classroom Codes are listed below.
Please use these codes to join the Unified Arts Google Classrooms.
Music (Mrs. Geoffrey)
Technology (Mrs. Sendecki)
PE ( Mr. DiAmbrosio)
Literacy: We use a terrific phonics program called Fundations. In class, students will work on letter identification, sounds, and letter formation. At home,they can practice by tracing letters with their fingers, starting at the top and going down. As they finish tracing the letter, they can practice saying the letter name, the keyword picture and then the sound. For example, Tt, top, /t/. Additionally, we will be learning 2-3 new trick words each week. These words are trick words that we can not sound out. In the coming weeks, I will be
Writing: Writer's Workshop is a designated time where students become “authors”. After each mini-lesson, students will have independent writing time where they will choose their own topic for their writing and have an opportunity to practice skills and strategies taught in the mini-lesson. By giving the students choices in their topics, the writing becomes authentic, engaging, and meaningful. During this independent writing time I will meet with individuals or small groups to conference and encourage their growth as authors. Students will learn to write, revise, edit, and publish stories throughout the school year. sending home fun ways to practice reviewing these words at home!
Math: Envision 2.0. At the beginning of each topic, we will send home a parent information home page along with our math vocabulary words. You can keep these at home to use for review. After each lesson, we will send home the corresponding homework page to complete at home. These pages are meant to be done with help and returned the following day unless otherwise noted.
Social Studies & Science: Science and Social Studies will alternate thematic units. These units of study will be incorporated throughout our school day!
Links to Resources:
Uppercase letter formation guide