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Dear Families,

I am so excited to have your child in my class this year.  I want you to keep you updated about what is  going on here in room 124.  I will communicate information to you in two different ways.  For quick and short text updates I use Remind.  For information longer than 140 characters I use this website.  

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Recent Posts

Nance Kindergarten Orientation 2017

If you weren't able to attend Parent Orientation you will be receiving a red folder on Monday that contains the information that was given out.  The folder and resources inside it are yours to keep.  
You can view my presentation here.
If you have any questions, please let me know.

ABC Mouse

We have a free ABC Mouse account for our classroom.  It is available for your to use at home too.  You can access ABC Mouse on a computer, tablet or phone.  
Password: nance124
Other websites we use are: and

Weekly Update - September 18-22

Now that things have settled down after our extended break, my goal is to provide you with a weekly update.
During the past three weeks we have worked on the following skills:
  • proper book handling
  • concepts about print - front cover, back cover, spine, title page, where to start reading, which page to read first
  • sight words - I, see
  • letters and sounds - i, t, p, n, s, a, l, d
  • how to get writing supplies and how to store our writing in our folders
  • procedures for our writer's workshop
  • drawing a picture to tell a story 
  • sharing that story with a partner
  • 2D shapes - circle, square, triangle and rectangle
  • 3D shapes- sphere, cylinder, cube and cone
  • Numbers 1-5
Character Traits:
  • Citizenship
  • Responsibility
  • Respect
  • Patriotism
  • Self Discipline

Parent Orientation Night

Thursday, September 21 @ 5:30

I have lots of great information about your child's Kindergarten year. Come find out what the mastery expectations for the end of year and how we will work together to support your student as he or she achieves those goals. I look forward to meeting with you.

Meet the Teacher

I look forward to seeing you at Meet the Teacher on Thursday, August 17th. From 4:00-5:30 you can come say hello, drop your supplies off, and explore the classroom. At 5:30 you can join us on the playground for a snow cone social.