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Mrs. Jenni Coffen - Kindergarten Teacher



Welcome to Kindergarten!  

Thank you for stopping by! I'm so excited to be sharing this journey with you and your child. Kindergarten is a transitional period between the carefree days of being a toddler and the formal days of schooling. It is a time to gain independence, learn social skills, and become acclimated to the school environment. Additionally, prerequisite first grade skills are taught in fun, multi-sensory, hands-on ways. Throughout the Kindergarten day, opportunities are provided for free play, student choice, one-on-one, and small group instruction. 

It is truly my pleasure and privilege to be your child's teacher. I have included information below that I hope you will find useful and refer to often.

Please contact me at jcoffen@live.com or at 269-635-9692 if you have any questions!

Alphabet Linking Chart

This chart contains a key word for each letter of the alphabet to help the students remember the sound each letter makes. You may wish to print a copy of this chart so your child can refer to it while reading or writing.


Alphabet Sign Language

This link shows the correct way to sign each letter and the sign language movement for the key word that accompanies each letter. 


Classroom Handbook

Our classroom handbook contains important information about our curriculum, management plan, daily schedule, and classroom policies.


Daily Schedule

No two days are alike, but here is a look at a typical day in our classroom.


Number Formation Poems

Help your child master how to write numbers correctly with these fun rhymes.


Scholastic Book Orders

Here is all you need to know about ordering books from the Scholastic Book Company!  Great books to support your beginning reader and help our classroom earn free books.


School Supply List

Most school supplies are provided by the teacher and shared by the class.  Click on the above link for details!


High Frequency Sight Words

Each quarter we will focus on learning eight high-frequency words and two color words. 


High Frequency Sight Words: Fun Ways to Study

Sight words are words that occur frequently in text. The ability to quickly read sight words will make reading easier for your child. Click on the above link for creative ways to study these words with your child.