Welcome to Jefferson Kindergarten!
My name is Jill Putnam and this is my 5th year teaching at Jefferson. I grew up in Bozeman and taught in that area, before taking some time off to raise my two sons. I am proud and excited to be a part of Jefferson Elementary School.
Things to Remember:
PE shoes: Tuesday/Thursday
please send or plan to purchase 2 snacks daily.
Dr. Seuss Literacy Night in the Library ~ March 5 th 6:00 – 7:00 Come have Cake and hear HHS football players read Dr. Seuss stories to the kids.
Friday March 6 ‘Crazy Hair Day’ Jefferson Student Council Fundraiser(think spare change)
Don’t Forget to Spring Forward! ~ March 8th
Friday, March 20
2:15 – 3:00 Kindergarten’s Buzzy Bear Gala Performance (Auditorium)
Spring Break ~ March 28 th – April 5th
-1st names- writing 1st name AND last name beginning with a capital letter and the rest lowercase
-Listening to stories/comprehension/ characters/ author’s purpose/ setting
-recognize/produce rhyming words
-Letter names/sounds, writing letters- review Letter Rr
-Sight words- I, like, the, and, see, we, a, to, come, me, my, with, you, now, what, are is, where, so, of, many, how , find, this, from, on, but, came, will, into, your, be, that, who, soon, for, go, they, up, here
-Segmenting/blending (sounding out) words
-Identifying the beginning sound and ending sound of a word
-Calendar Time- months, days of the week, number of days in school, counting, weather
-Recognizing/ writing numbers 0-20
-Counting objects 0-15
-Orally counting (100 is the goal for the school year!)
-Shapes (circle, rectangle, square, triangle, hexagon)
-comparing groups- more, less, equal
-counting to 100 by 10s
-recognizing a 5 group in numbers (8 is 5 and 3 more)
-story problems using addition/subtraction
-Teen Numbers- a group of 10 and some extras (10+5=15)
-artwork for the Jefferson Gala
-3-D shapes- cylinder, cone, cube, sphere