Mrs. Mercer's Kindergarten

Hello and welcome to my Kindergarten class page!

My name is

Shannon Mercer

Kindergarten is my passion! I have been teaching Kindergarten at CJS since 2004 and I LOVE it! My husband and I are both from Newfoundland, but we have been living in Slave Lake since 2004. I am a blessed Mom of 3 wonderful sons. Brandon- 17, Ethan- 15 and Adrian- 9. 


November Monthly Learning Focus

Early Literacy- name printing, rhyming, letters and sounds, syllables, beginning sounds, participating in action songs, rhymes, fingerplays, participating in class discussions, listening attentively to stories

Early Numeracy- sorting, patterning, numbers 1-5

Personal and Social Responsibility- following classroom routines and behavior expectations, sharing, turn taking, co-operation, responsibility for own belongings, getting dressed independently including zippers and mittens

Physical Skills and Well Being- fine motor skills, proper pencil grasp, proper scissors grasp using helping hand and cutting hand 

Creative Expression- music, dramatic play, arts and crafts

Citizenship and Identity- working and playing with others to create a safe and caring environment, appreciating the feelings and ideas of others

Environment and Community Awareness- seasonal changes, exploring and participating in a variety of centers and using a variety of materials safely and properly.