Ms. April Ketchum
Kindergarten
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Courses Taught:

Kindergarten

April Ketchum
Bio
My name is April Ketchum.  I have lived in Yazoo County my entire life. I have two beautiful daughters who attend Manchester Academy.  Makenzie is 16 and Aubree is 8. My hobbies include reading, spending time with my family, and cooking. This is currently my 8th year to teach here at Linwood Elementary, and I look forward to working with your children! Let's have a fantastic 2020-2021 school year! We are "True Blue!"
Education

Associate of Fine Arts Degree: Mississippi Delta Community College 2007

Bachelor's of Science Degree in Elementary Education K-6: Mississippi College 2009

Experience
This is my eighth year to teach at Linwood Elementary.

Class Schedule:

Tuesdays and Thursdays:

7:30-8:00    Breakfast

8:00-9:30    Language Arts

9:30-10:30  Centers

10:35-11:05   Lunch

11:05-11:35   Social Studies

11:35-12:35    Math

12:35 - 1:20    Centers

1:20-2:10    Character Ed(T) Health (Th)

2:10-2:30    Recess

2:30-3:00    Science

3:00-3:25    Quiet Time

 

Wednesdays and Fridays

All the same through Math and then:

12:35-12:50     Recess

12:50-2:05     Library (W) PE (F)

2:05-2:45         Center Time

2:45-3:15         Science

3:15-3:25        Quiet Time

 

 

Kindergarten Supply List

*** Please label all supplies***

1 Large Backpack

Headphones

1- Extra set of school clothes to keep in class

1- Plastic School Box 

1- 1 inch 3 ring binder with plastic cover on front and back 

1- Round Tip Scissors 

3- Plastic Folders without Prongs 

Lg Hand Sanitizer 

Lg Clorox Wipes 

2- Kleenex 

1- baby wipes 

1- Pink Pearl Eraser 

1- Primary Writing Tablets: PreK - 1st grade or 5⁄8 in ruling 

2- 12 Pack Crayons 

5- Glue Sticks 

1- Copy Paper 

4- Dry Erase Markers 

5 packs of pencils



Links:

Florida Center for Reading Research

An amazing resource to use for any struggling reader!

http://fcrr.org/resources/resources_sca_k-1.html 

I-Ready

Students are able to work from home for extra practice as long as they know thier login information.

http://login.i-ready.com 

ABCYA

Fun informational games by grade level.

http://abcya.com 

Starfall

Helpful when learning the alphabet and sounds

http://starfall.com 
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