Sheila White

Pre-K Teacher

334-358-2658

Courses Taught:

Pre-K

White

Weekly Overview

May 17th - June 4th: As we are approaching the end of the school year, we are reviewing skills to help students be ready for Kindergaretn. No worries though, we really have been doing this all year. Please see the website or the "end of the year countdown" sheet in your child's binder for important dates and information. I can't believe it's that time already. We have enjoyed your babies and YOU so much this year. We couldn't have asked for a better year with all the changes we had to facilitate to remain safe for everyone. Thank you, thank you, and thank you!

May 10th - May14th: This week we will be learning about days of the week and months of the year. We will connect this to the 4 different seasons. Small group will consist of reviewing rhyming and working on their individual goals. If you have not told me about your preference for Conferences, please let me know as soon as you can. We cannot thank y'all enough for all the thoughts and gifts last week for teacher appreciation week! It means SO much!

May 3rd - May7th: This week we will be learning about fairytales. This is another fun week for the children. Small group will consist of reviewing rhyming and working on their individual goals. Lastly, thank you for completing the eDECA post assessment! -If you have not told me about your preference for Conferences, please let me know as soon as you can. Thanks so much!

April 26th - April 30th: This week we will be learning about farming. This is such a fun week for the children. Small group will consist of reviewing syllables and other literacy skills. Please complete the eDECA post assessment if you have not. This is a requirement of the program. https://www.e-deca2.org/Login.aspx We completed one at the beginning of the year. Thank you so much for all you do for us and your child! Y'all are the best!

Friday is Spirit Day and Special Snack. Please send $1 in for the special snack if you would like them to purchase one. Conferences will be held on Tuesday, May 18th. Please let me know a time that is good to contact you for this day.

April 19th - April 23rd: This week we will be learning about Earth and the environment. We will talk about different landforms on Earth, recycling, and how and why we can celebrate Earth. I will be contacting you about a time to talk for the end of the year conference. Please complete the eDECA post assessment as well. This is a requirement of the program. https://www.e-deca2.org/Login.aspx We completed one at the beginning of the year. Thank you so much for all you do for us and your child! Y'all are the best!

April 12th - April 16th: This week we will be learning about bugs and insects. We will talk about different types of insects, what they need to survive, how they grow, and how they help us everyday. We are also going to take our rocks to the rock path outside that we painted in class! I will be contacting you about a time to talk for the end of the year conference and to complete the eDECA post assessment. We completed one at the beginning of the year. Thank you so much for all you do for us and your child! 

April 5th - April 9th: This week we will be learning about plants. We will talk about different types of plants, what they need to grow, how they form/grow, and how they help us everyday. We will even take a walk to the outdoor garden that we have at school! Soon, I will be contacting you about a time to meet for the end of the year conference. Thank you so much for all you do for us and your child!

March 22nd - March 26th: This week we will be learning about different types of weather. We will talk about the weather and connect that to different experiences that we may have had in the past. (Ex. Bad weather last week) In small group, we will be talking with students about problems and different ways to solve them. Special Snack and Spirit Day will be on Friday. Elearning information will be sent home and through FamilyTeachingStrategies.Elearning Days are March 29th and 30th. Thank you so much for all you do for us and your child!

March 15th - March 19th: This week we will be learning about Saint Patrick's Day. We will talk about what this day is and how we can celebrate others who may be different from ourselves. We will also talk about some fun stuff too like clovers and pots of gold. In small group, we will be reviewing goals with the students to see where we can continue to help them grow to be ready for Kindergarten. If you have any input, please let us know. We have counseling and music this week as well.Thank you so much for all you do for us and your child!

March 8th - March 12th: This week we will be learning about different baby animals. We will talk about characteristics of the animal, where they live, and how they maintain in their environment. Tuesday we have Spring and class pictures. Alos, thank you for sending in the "wish list" items!!! Even 1 thing helps SO much!

March 1st - March 5th: This week we will be celebrating Dr. Seuss with Read Across America Week. Each day will consist of wearing something fun to participate. (See the newsletter or main school website for what each day consists of) Also, please look through the newsletter for upcoming dates. Thank you for sending in the "wish list" items!!! Even 1 thing helps SO much!

February 22nd- February 26th: This week we will continue learning about Black History Month by talking about different leaders from the past. Please ask your child daily to recall if they learned about anyone new. We are hoping to be finished with our self portraits by the end of the week. We can't wait for you to see them! We will continue to go over letters (e-i), letter sounds, numbers, counting, and patterns on a daily basis. 

February 15th - February 19th:  This week we will be learning about Black History Month by talking about different leaders from the past. Please ask your child daily to recall if they learned about anyone new. We will continue to go over letters, letter sounds, numbers, counting, and patterns on a daily basis. 

Friday was a hit. Thank you all SO much for everything you did to make it a success.

February 8th- February 12th: This week we will continue talking about mail and the postal service. We will keep reading the mail that has been sent in until it's all read. Thank you for sending it in. The children love seeing them. Our celebration for Valentine's day and the 100th day of school will be on Friday. All items were asked to be turned it by this Tuesday, but we will accept them through Wednesday. Thank you sending the items in!

February 1st- February 5th: This week we will be exploring mail and the postal service. The mail that gets sent to the school will be a great connection between the two. Please make sure to send in Vday/mail boxes decorated by your child. We can't wait to see the finished project!

January 25th- January 29th: This week we will be exploring the animals and climate of the Arctic. Different Arctic animals will be taught. This will also lead us in to some map skills finding exactly where the Arctic is located. Small groups will cover patterns and letter sounds for the alphabet. We will review their goals with them and let them share their "Socks" project. Also, we will continue to review letters n through r. We practice writing these letters, saying the sound, and finding other words that start with those letters. We can't wait to see your child in person!!!!

January 18th- January 22nd: . This week we will continue our study of clothes. We will review letters j through m.  We practice writing these letters, saying the sound, and finding other words that start with those letters. For daily activities, please refer to your family.teachingstrategies.com account or Remind. Zoom information is also on Remind. 

January 11th- January 15th: This week we will be exploring the topic of clothes. We will talk about what we know about clothes and how they are used everyday. Math and reading will also be incorporated into this concept. We will review letters e through i. We practice writing these letters, saying the sound, and finding other words that start with those letters. For daily activities, please refer to your family.teachingstrategies.com account or Remind. Zoom information is also on Remind. 

January 5th- January 8th:  This week we will be reviewing rules, procedures, and habits 3&4. Habit 3 is to put first things first. Habit 4 is to think win-win. We will also be reviewing individual goals with students. Our letters will start again with the letter a. We will end the week with d. We practice writing these letters, saying the sound, and finding other words that start with those letters. 

December 21st- December 22nd: E-Learning Day- See FamilyMeachingStrategies for activities 

December 14th- December 18th: This week we will celebrate on a daily basis by wearing festive clothing items. Monday wear a Christmas shirt. Tuesday wear a Christmas hat or elf hat. Wednesday wear Christmas socks. Thursday wear pajamas.  

December 7th- December 11th: This week we will start learning about what traditions and holidays are. We will learn about different winter traditions that occur around the world including China. Mexico, United States, and Spain. These places will also help us incorporate some map skills. Thank you SO much to everyone for helping us on a daily basis. Keep working with your child on their individual goal. They are doing such a great job!

November 30-December 4th:This week we are reviewing the 4 seasons. This is pretty neat because the students love the "4 seasons" song. They also love to look at our 4 seasons class made book. The letters for the week are m, n, o, p, and q. We are absolutely LOVING the projects! The children did a wonderful job! Thank you so much for helping them with it. 

November 16-20: This week we are talking about Thanksgiving traditions and the history of Thanksgiving. Our letters of the week are h, i, j, k, and l. I sent home a project sheet today that is due the Monday we return from the break. Please let me know if you have any questions. ELearning information will be sent via Remind and MyTeachingStrategies this Thursday.

November 9-13: This week we will only be at school on Monday and Tuesday. There will be no school on Wednesday, and Thursday and Friday, PreK students will not come due to PreK teachers having conference. During this short week, we will go over habits 1 and 2 for Leader In Me and go over the song that goes with the 7 habits. Our letters of the day will be f and g. Thank you SO much for taking time out to meet with me about your child's progress.It means a lot!

November 2-6: This week we will be talking about voting. We will talk about what a vote is, how people vote, and participate in a pretend election. The children will vote for duck or farmer to be president. We also started over with the alphabet. 

October 26-30: This week we are celebrating Fall and Red Ribbon Week. Our daily letters are from x-z. We will talk about their sound, how to write them, and other words that start with the same letter. Please don't forget that each day is a different dress. Please refer to the calendar sent home from the school to know what to wear for each day. 

October 19-23: This week we are learning about the life cycle of a pumpkin, We will also incorporate some fictional stories with a pumpkin character. Thank y'all for sending in the pumpkins for us to use with the class. Our daily letters are from s-w. We will talk about their sound, how to write them, and other words that start with the same letter. I will be reviewing the goals that you, your child, and I have discussed to start working on in class during small group. Lastly, we will be contacting you about a time to schedule a phone conference. 

Please don't forget about the book fair online!

October 12-16: This week we are talking about apples and Johnny Appleseed. A lot of time will be spent on apples being planted, how they are harvested, and an experiment with apples. The book fair is also this week and next week online at cranebookfairs.com 

October 5- 9: This week we are talking about the different seasons of the year. We will be making a class book in small group with different things to describe each season. 

September 28- Oct. 2: This week we are reviewing families and incorporating the 5 senses (touch, taste, sight, smell, sound) Also, Friday is an eLearning day. We will have a Zoom and an activity shared through myteachingstrategies.com Thanks so much for sending in the "about me" projects! We have loved learning about all of our friends.

September 21-25: This week we are talking about the students' and their families. We will be sharing our "About Me" projects and family photos throughout the week. Thank you SO much for helping us learn more about you and your child!

 

Virtual Information

Pajama Party - Read Aloud 1-14-21
Counting and Naming Numerals-Small Group 2

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Bio

Hello parents!

       I am married with 1 daughter and 2 sons. My daughter is 4 years old, my oldest son is 18 months old, and my youngest son is 4 months old. I moved to the Pine Level area 4 years ago, and I absolutely love it.

       I became a teacher because it was a teacher who inspired me to be my best self. I only hope that I too can be an inspiration to your child as my teachers were to me. 

       If you need to get in touch with me, then please contact me via email at sheila.white@acboe.net or message me through Remind. You can also send me a note. However you contact me, please try to be understanding that I may not be able to reply until after or before school hours.  Thank you for allowing me to be apart of your child's education!

Eduction

I am a graduate of Auburn University at Montgomery. I received my Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education & Elementary Education in 2012. 

 

Experience

After I graduated from college I taught 5th and 6th grade(all subjects) at The Rock School in Montgomery. Then I went to Morningview Elementary School where I taught 2nd grade (all subjects)for three years.

I am excited to say that I am at Pine Level Elementary School teaching for a fifth year!I taught Language Arts in 3rd grade for 3 years, and this is my 2nd year in Pre-K. 

 

Arrival

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PreK Dismissal Only

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PreK & Sibling Dismissal

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Schedule

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