Welcome to Kindergarten Chinese Immersion
In our class we will be working on reading, writing and social studies. We will begin the year working on the alphabet with our Zoo Phonics program and slide into blending and segmenting words. We will practice reading decodable and sight word readers. We will learn writing using quick writes, labeling, making lists, and forming complete sentences.
Our math and science instruction is given in Mandarin Chinese. The children spend 3 hours a day with Yan Laoshi. She is instructing the children in how to greet one another, basic vocabulary and the the Common Core Math Standards for Kindergarten as well as the Arizona State Science Standards. (5 senses, animals, plants, life cycle, insects, desert habitat and Planets)
In Social Studies we will learn how to be a community in our classroom, talk with community helpers, and learn about holidays.
We will have an exciting school year, I can't wait to meet you!
Phonics "Let's Read" Folders were sent home on Curriculum Night. The first poem was included in the folder. Every Monday, students will bring a new poem home to be placed in the folder. Folders will be checked once a quarter.
Handwriting Homework will start mid September. The practice page will be sent home on Tuesday's and due on Friday's.
Math Enrichment pages will be sent home in the beginning of the month. You have until the end of the month to complete the activities. Your child only needs to hand in the colored page, not the individual activities.
Math Practice Book was sent home at Curriculum Night. This book is for your child to work on as you see fit. It will not be collected. Yan Laoshi will keep you posted on what chapters the students are working on.