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Renee Travis

iPad Apps

Here is a list of apps students will use on iPads, in class this year. :)

*Sight Word Games and Flash Cards for Reading
*Phonics Vowels- short, long, and two vowels
*Abby Phonics
*Kindergarten Reading Adventure
*Word Wagon
*Teach Me Kindergarten 
*Alphabet Aquarium
*Eggy 250
*Park Math
*Montessori Numbers


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Renee Travis

Learn All About Our Class

I chose the OWL theme because it stands for Outstanding Wonderful Learners, which your student will become this year. I am so excited to be your child's kindergarten teacher and look forward to working with you to make this a very special year. Please check my newsletters that come home and this website, to see what we are learning about in class. I also do send out messages via Remind. Sign up at or text the message @4d9bda to number 81010. Please contact me via the email link on this page, if you have any questions or concerns.   

                                                                Mrs. Renee Travis

Reader's Workshop

Letter and Sound Introduction

u, s, p, x, v, w, y, z

Intro to CVC words/word families

Reader's Workshop

We will be celebrating the end of Unit 1-We are Readers.

We will begin Unit 2- Super Powers. Our focus will be on:

* Readers have powers to look,

point, and then read everything.

* Every word gets one tap.

* Readers use “popcorn” snap words to anchor their Pointer Power.



* Ways to make numerals to 10

* 1:1 counting of objects to 10

* More/Fewer

* Comparing quantities within 10

* Tally Marks

* Composing and Decomposing to 10

We are using IXL in class. Kids can use this at home via my webpage on the Morello Park website.





Important Dates



* 10/24 Picture Retakes

* 10/28-11/1 Conference Week- Minimum Day- All Kinders 8:00-11:20

* 11/11 Veterans' Day Holiday

* 11/25-11/29 Thanksgiving Break- No School

* 12/20 Minimum Day- All Kinders 8:00-11:20

* 12/23-1/3/20 Winter Break- No School

* 1/6 Staff Development- No School

* 1/20 Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday- No School

* 1/21 Teacher Work Day- No School

* 2/14 Lincoln's Holiday- No School

* 2/17 Presidents' Holiday- No School

* 3/3 Staff Development- Minimum Day- All Kinders 8:00-11:20

* 3/31 Staff Development- Minimum Day- All Kinders 8:00-11:20

* 4/2 Open House

* 4/3 Minimum Day- All Kinders 8:00-11:20

* 4/6-4/10 Spring Break

* 5/29 Last Day of School- Minimum Day- All Kinders 8:00-11:20







Writer's Workshop



Exploring Narratives

* Stretching sounds

* Prewriting

* Using the word wall

* Re-read with one-to-one correspondence

* Speech bubbles

* Using the word wall

* When are you done?