Keseday, Julie

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Hello my name is Julie  Keseday and welcome to my Kindergarten Class!!! this is my second year teaching at Grandview and my 6th year teaching in the district. 

 Room 33

 

Contact Information: 

Email: JKeseday@pway.org

Call: 732-752-2501 x5761

Please leave a message on my voicemail and I will get back to you as soon as possible! If you need to get a message to me immediately, please call the main office.  

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 Welcome back to school!!!! I am so excited to have you all be apart of my classroom family. 

Literacy:
This year during our Literacy units we will be learning letter identification, letter sounds, sight words, writing, and working on our reading skills. We will continue to read The Magic Tree House series and adventure around the world with Jack and Annie.

Math:
In Math students will work on number identification, skip counting, number writing, place value, measurement, sorting,  shapes, and addition and subtraction. 

Social Studies: 
We will be learning about our community and New Jersey.  Through the Magic Tree House Series we will be learning about different locations around the world. 

Science:
This year we will be learning about the 5 senses, liquids, animals, weather, rainbows, life cycles, dinosaurs, and the planets. 

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Specials Schedule:
Gym- Monday & Wednesday
Art- Tuesday
Digital Literacy- Thursday
Music- Friday

Library - Wednesday

*Please wear sneakers to school every Monday & Wednesday. 



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Important Dates:

September 2018

Wed. Sept. 5th- 1st Day of School! 
Mon. Sept. 10th -
No School (Rosh Hashanah)
Fri. Sept. 14th- Picture Day 
Wed. Sept. 19th-
No School (Yom Kippur)
Thurs. Sept. 20th
Back To School Night!
Wed. Sept. 26th -
Johnny Appleseed Day! 



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Homework

Homework will be sent home each day, Monday-Thursday starting the week of September 10th. 
Homework will be one literacy page and one math page. 
Starting in December I will begin sending home a weekly book club assignment to foster a love for reading and comprehension.
 
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Classroom Schedule

8:40-9:05am Arrival/Mystery Question/Morning Work
9:00-9:15am- Opening Group (Flag, calendar, weather)
9:15-10:15am - Math Block
10:15-10:30am- Snack
10:30am-12:00pm Literacy Block
12:00pm-12:10pm Buddy Reading
12:10pm-12:35pm- Recess
12:40pm-1:05pm- Lunch
1:10pm-1:20pm-   Graphics  Practice
1:20pm-2:00pm Mon., Wed., & Thurs. -Read, Write Learn
Tues.- Social Studies & Fri.- Science
2:00pm-2:25pm - Free Choice
2:30pm-3:10pm Specials (Gym, Art, Music, Digital Literacy)
3:10pm-3:20pm- Dismissal


Quick Links: 

Piscataway School District
Grandview Elementary School
Tools of the Mind


 Math Links:
StarFall

Literacy Links
Raz-Kids