On 9/01/14, SeussFan wrote:
> I think laugh is about all you can do! Our district has a list of
> about 50 words that they expect, and I add some for my
> students. At the end of the year, I usually have about a third
> that know 70 words, a third that master about 50, and then
> rest who struggle. Whenever my cohorts and I are forced to
> something that we think is developmentally inappropriate,
> always put a bit of a "disclaimer" on it in newsletters to
> so that they know it came from the district and not us.
> year, ABCD district has adopted a new initiative and would
> to see all kindergarten students learn 200 sight words by
> end of the year. This challenge is new to the teaching staff
> so we are embarking on this new journey with your child.
> always, we will do our best to support your child in the
> process and meet the individual needs of each child to the
> of our ability.
> Good luck!
> On 9/01/14, Cathy/Jax wrote:
>> I just wanted to share something funny with you all
>> I'm sure you'll be amazed.
>> Our county has decided that our K students should learn
>> the first 200 FRY words this year -- 50 each quarter. They
>> recommend that we teach 5-6 of these words each week.
>> you ever heard of such a thing??!?!
>> I'm in my 34th year of teaching and just can't imagine
>> K students accomplishing this.
>> I just can't wrap my head around it.
Praise God! There are K teachers that are still using the term
developmentally inappropriate! I am thrilled to see that I am