Welcome to Kindergarten!!
My name is Sara Villarreal. I am a Kindergarten teacher at Madisonville Elementary School. I absolutely love it! I graduated from Sam Houston State University with a Bachelor's Degree in Interdisciplinary Studies. I am enrolled in Lamar University working towards a Master's Degree in Education to obtain a Special Education Educational Diagnostician Certification. I am presently certified to teach General Education (early childhood through 6th grade), English as a Second Language (early childhood through 12th grade), and Special Education (early childhood through 12th grade). I love home to school communication. I encourage you to reach out to me!! I will help you and your child in any way I can!
2020-2021 Sight Words
Science and Social Studies Units
Science and Social Studies is not included on the newsletter:
August: Nursery Rhymes, All About Me
September: Apples, 5 Senses, Community Helpers
October: Fall, Bats, Spiders, Human Body, Skeleton
December: Winter, Changing Seasons, Christmas
January: Polar Regions, Polar Animals
February: Groundhog Day, Valentine's Day, My Country
March: Texas Symbols, St. Patrick's Day, Farm Animals, Plants
April: Insects, Easter, Eggs, Spring Weather
May: Space, Ocean, Dinosaurs
For additional resources:
https://www.youtube.com/user/JackHartmann (We use Jack Hartmann in class ALL THE TIME!)
https://www.symbaloo.com/shared/AAAABtA9YFoAA42ACoRkMA== (jammed packed with educational games!)
https://www.storylineonline.net/ (children's books read by celebrities)
Kids love to play on phones!! Download some awesome learning apps straight to your phone for screen time made educational! Some of my favorites include: (iPhone users)
Sight Words and Phonics Reading
You want to help your child succeed in Kindergarten, but you're not sure what to do? Please contact me!! Your child's success and growth is a top priority! I will happily give you some tips, resources, and advice!
And don't forget to READ -at least- 20 minutes a day with your child!