The kindergarten students at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition had an old fashioned Indian Pow- Wow. Students and teachers dressed in Indian attire and went outside to do many activities. They played their handmade drums, they learned an Indian dance and participated in other centers while outside. Pictured are students listening to an Indian story which…Details
Kindergarten parents learned about the kindergarten standards, classroom procedures, and at-home reading strategies.
Kindergartners in Kristin Griffin’s class at Frances K. Sweet Elementary School practiced sorting and classifying leaves. After finding that the leaves could be sorted in a couple of different ways, the students were then asked to sort and classify in their favorite way, color, size, or shape. Jayna Baptiste, left, picked color and Cedric Garvin,…Details
Kindergarten students in Mrs. Kourtney Burton’s class at Frances K. Sweet have been learning about Dr. Seuss and completing various activities to celebrate his many books. Students sampled green eggs and ham and then graphed whether or not they liked them. Students also wore silly socks for “Fox in Socks” and crazy hats for “Cat in…Details
Students in Melanie Francisco’s kindergarten class had a blast playing “Teacher For a Minute” while practicing addition/subtraction. Jadia Tate used counters to solve the problem on Lyla St. Hilaire’s card. This was a great activity including movement and communication skills with classmates.
Reading Rudolph the Red Nose Reindeer inspired Nanette Serrano’s kindergarten class to put on their thinking caps and write about Rudolph. Students were excited to write about a reindeer that was different but broke down barriers to become a hero. The students did a great job of expressing their feelings about what they liked best.…Details
Allapattah Flats K-8 kindergartners celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday with lots of events to emphasize the fun of reading. As part of the celebration, students participated in read-alouds featuring published books by Ted Geisel a.k.a. Dr. Seuss. Students had the opportunity to prepare and taste their own green eggs and ham, as well as dress up…Details
Kindergartners in Mrs. Warren’s class proudly show off their sight word progress by tracking their achievement. The teacher then conferences with students individually about where they are, and they set new sight word goals. What a fun, interactive way to show what you know as you learn and grow.
Do you have fond memories of sitting in a circle and being read to in the school library? Not too much has changed as kindergartners prepare to listen to a new book, Library Lily, read by F. K. Sweet Elementary school media specialist Jeanie DuPell.
Ms. Debra Snyder, Principal at Palm Pointe Educational Research School @ Tradition along with Debborah Estrada, Dean of Discipline and Chairperson of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee proudly accept the Second Place trophy for Kindness Week. Palm Pointe’s school-wide project involved collecting over 840 teddy bears from students and staff . The “Teddies…Details