About Mrs. Messimer

Mrs. Rebecca Messimer

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B.A. in Interdisciplinary Studies in Early Childhood Education through 6th Grade Education Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL aka ESL) certification

Mrs. Rebecca Messimer

Hello!

My name is Rebecca Messimer-Kitchen (pronounced Messy-mur). I was born and raised in Dallas, TX. Teaching is a big part of my family so it was only natural that I became a teacher as well. My father has been an elementary art teacher for almost 30 years, my mother was a clinical nurse educator before moving into the technical field, and my older sister is a literaure professor at The Savannah College of Art and Design. I am married to my wonderful husband, Charlie Kitchen, who works in arts non-profit and does art photography. We have two very cute and spoiled dogs together, Slayer and Elam. I enjoy traveling, camping, hiking, gardening, reading, and cooking. I am also currently learning Spanish.

This will be my seventh year teaching Kindergarten at Montgomery Elementary. I am the Inclusion Kindergarten Teacher (where general education and special needs students learn together in the same classroom) so I will be working alongside my co-teacher, Ms. Schmidt to help all of our student's be successful. I am also the Kindergarten grade level leader!

This year will be extremely difficult due to COVID-19, but I am going to do my best to meet all student's needs and help achieve success in their learning. Technology will be a BIG piece of how we will learn this year so please be sure you get familiar with the links below. I also have many Youtube videos on how to use this technology. We're in this together, so let's remain positive and keep the line of communication open!

 

Kindergarten Daily Schedule

  • Mrs. Messimer's Daily Schedule

    7:00 - 7:30 AM - Breakfast

    7:30 -8:00 AM - Unpack, calendar time, bathroom break, morning meeting

    8:00 - 8:30 AM - Science or Social Studies

    8:30 - 9:20 AM - Specials*

    9:25 - 9:40 AM - Phonics

    9:40 - 10:40 AM - Reading Intervention & Reading Centers

    10:40 - 10:45 AM - Big Book

    10:45 - 11:00 AM - Sight Words

    11:00 - 11:10 AM - Bathroom break

    11:10 - 11:40 AM - Lunch

    11:55 - 12:00 PM - Shared Writing

    12:00 - 12:45 PM - Writing Workshop

    12:45 - 1:05 PM - Recess

    1:05 - 1:10 PM - Math Warm Up

    1:10 - 1:30 PM - Math Whole Group Lesson

    1:30 - 2:30 PM - Math Intervention & Math Centers

    2:30 - 2:45 PM - Handwriting, snack time, bathroom break

    2:45 - 2:50 - Afternoon meeting, pack up

    2:55 PM - Dismissal

     

     

    *Specials Schedule

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    Tuesday -

    Wednesday -

    Thursday -

    Friday -

     

    Half Day Schedule

    7:00 - 7:30 AM - Breakfast

    7:30 -8:00 AM - Unpack, calendar time, bathroom break, morning meeting

     

     

    12:45 - 12:50 PM - afternoon meeting, pack up

    12:55 PM - Dismissal

Mrs. Messimer's Class Calendar 2020-2021