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  20027 88th Ave., Frankfort, IL, 60423
 Phone (815) 464-2034


Principal: Michael L. Ruffalo
Assistant Principal: Tracy Bulfer

  School Hours

Early Childhood AM - 8:30am-11:00am Early Childhood PM- 12:00pm-2:30pm Early Childhood Individualized Instruction 8:30am-2:30pm Kindergarten 8:45am-2:15pm First through Fourth Grades: 9:00 - 3:30

Centers for this week (9/25/17) Listening: There Was an Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves Standard/target: W.K.3. Use a combination of drawing, dictating, and writing to narrate a single event or several loosely linked events, tell about the events in the order in which they occurred, and provide a reaction to what happened. Procedures: Students listen to story on CD and order the events Writing: Sight word apples/magnetic sentence boards/writing Standard/target: RF.K.3c. Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does); L.K.1. Demonstrate command of the conventions of standard English grammar and usage when writing or speaking; L.K.1a. Print many upper- and lowercase letters. Procedures: students: • Color the apples to match the sight words • Make the sentences using the game boards • Print out the sentences. Word work: Rhyming pairs match and write Standard/target: L.K.1a. Print many upper- and lowercase letters; RF.K.2a. Recognize and produce rhyming words. Students need to: • match up 2 picture cards to make a rhyme • write their rhyme on paper in boxes next to each other • do again to find another rhyming pair Library (SSR): Standard/target: RF.K.1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print; RF.K.4. Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding Procedures: Students choose books of interest for silent reading. ABC: Letter Sound Matching Standard/target: K.G.2. Correctly name shapes regardless of their orientations or overall size; K.G.4. Analyze and compare two- and three-dimensional shapes, in different sizes and orientations, using informal language to describe their similarities, differences, parts (e.g., number of sides and vertices/“corners”) and other attributes (e.g., having sides of equal length). Procedures: Children need to 1) choose a mat and matching color shapes 2) take turns using the spinner, looking at the shape, and matching it to a shape on mat 3) draw one of each shape on a piece of paper. Math: Roll and stamp apples Standard/target: K.CC.3. Write numbers from 0 to 20. Represent a number of objects with a written numeral 0-20 (with 0 representing a count of no objects); K.CC.5. Count to answer “how many?” questions about as many as 20 things arranged in a line, a rectangular array, or a circle, or as many as 10 things in a scattered configuration; given a number from 1–20, count out that many objects. Procedures: students roll dice, add up the dots, and stamp that many dots with a q-tip and red/green stamp pad. They write in the number. Guided reading: Nonfiction Science: Carrots Grow Underground Tomatoes Grow on a Vine Lettuce Grows on the Ground Standard/target: RL.K.5. Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems); RI.K.5 Identify the front cover, back cover, and title page of the book; RF.K.1. Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print. Procedures: Students meet with me in small group to discuss book(s) Differentiation: Children are reading at their own ability level.


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For Week of 9/25/17 If you leave a voicemail or an email and we do not get back to you at the end of the day, please try to get a hold of one of us by a different way. We sometimes have a difficult time retrieving our messages. Gym day!! Wear your gym shoes!


Technology day!


Library day: make sure you bring back your book!!


Treat day!!



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Important Dates

  • October 9, 2017 : No school: Columbus Day!
  • November 20, 2017 : No school: parent teacher conferences
  • November 21, 2017 : No school: parent teacher conferences
  • November 22, 2017 : Beginning of fall break
  • November 27, 2017 : Return to school from fall break
  • December 22, 2017 : Last day before winter break!
  • January 8, 2018 : Return back after winter break!
  • January 12, 2018 : 1/2 day for students: students dismissed from school at 11:45
  • January 15, 2018 : MLK holiday: no school for students
  • February 16, 2018 : Institute day: no school for students
  • February 19, 2018 : President's Day: no school today!!
  • March 2, 2018 : 1/2 day for students: students dismissed from school at 11:45
  • March 5, 2018 : Pulaski Day: no school today!
  • March 26, 2018 : Beginning of spring break!
  • April 3, 2018 : Return back after spring break!
  • May 25, 2018 : Institute day: no school for students
  • May 28, 2018 : Memorial Day: no school today!

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