• Welcome to Kindergarten at Buckingham Elementary! 

    Kindergarten Overview

    Welcome to one of the most exciting years in your child’s young life! I am looking forward to working with and guiding your child through this sensational and extraordinary kindergarten growing experience. Our day is full of exciting ways to learn!

     Kindergarten Day:

    AM begins at 8:50 and pick up is at 11:25

    PM drop off - 12:45; class begins at 12:55 and

    Dismissal - 3:30


     I. Language Arts

    A. Reading – “Good Habits, Great Readers”; “Words Their Way”
    B. Guided Reading
    C. Phonemic Awareness and Phonics
    D. Supplemental Reading
    E. Writing, Speaking, Listening, Thinking, Research
    F. Spelling – Sight Words, writing in journals and Writer’s Notebooks; “Words Their Way”

     II. Math – Everyday Mathematics

    A. Numeration and Order
    B. Operations
    C. Exploring Data
    D. Geometry and Spatial Sense
    E. Measures and Measurement
    F. Reference Frames
    G. Patterns, Functions, and Sequences
    H. Algebra

     III. Social Studies

    A. Our School Community
    B. Families
    C. Holidays Around the World
    D. Famous Americans

    IV. Science/Health

    A. Collections From Nature
    B. My Body

     V. Special Classes

    A. Physical Education – 20 minutes/week
    B. Library – 30 minutes/week
    C. Computer

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