Heidi Fortney

Hi! My name is Mrs. Heidi Fortney, welcome to my Kindergarten webpage! This is the place where I will keep you informed on what's happening in my classroom at Mohawk Elementary School. I will have lesson plans, newsletters, homework and pics updated weekly for you. Please check back soon for information for the 2020-2021 school year! I have also made a Facebook page with my husband called: Mr. & Mrs. Fortney's Mohawk Kindergarten to keep you informed. Please like and follow! We will use REMIND this year as well. Please check your email for how to sign up.

Lesson Plans---Week of January 4th-8th, 2021:

Happy New Year!!!

We will be Remote Learning this week- 

  1. iReady- Please complete 20 minutes in each subject every day (this will count as attendance).
  2. Watch Mr. & Mrs. Fortney Morning Meeting and Packet Lessons for the day. 
  3. Complete packet work in black remote folders.
  4. Do the extra activities in SeeSaw or read books on Raz-Kids and Zoom @ 1:30. Also check out our Specialist Google classrooms and complete their one assignment each week. 


ELA/Reading- We will work on reviewing the short –i- words families this week and will introduce –it. The class will also discuss characters, setting, and beginning, middle, and end of stories with The Mitten by Jan Brett.


Writing- We will write in our January journals and practice writing short –i- words.


Math-  The class will continue to work on subtraction, counting on, and teen number review activities this week.  


Science/Social Studies- For Social Studies, The class will discuss New Year’s resolutions (goals). They will also continue working on beginning map skills. 

In Science, we will learn about animals and what they do in the wintertime tied in with The Mitten story. 

Contact Info:

Teacher: Mrs. Heidi Fortney


Mohawk Local Schools

605 South State Highway 231

Sycamore, OH 44882

Phone: 419.927.2595 ext. 1124

Email: heidi.fortney@mohawklocal.org

Fun Facts About Mrs. Fortney: 

20th year with Mohawk Schools and all of them have been in Kindergarten!

Earned both Bachelor's/ Master’s Degree in Elementary Education from Heidelberg University. 

Outside of school enjoys spending time with family & friends, being active, taking pictures and tending to our animals. I love show pigs! 

I am married to Mr. Fortney (Kindergarten teacher next door that will also work with your child daily and together we have three girls, Allison (16) and Mackenzie (13) and Carly (10).  

We live on a small farm, have a yellow lab named Jay and a cocker spaniel puppy named Cooper. We raise pigs, cows and barn cats!


Homework: Flashcards

Letters: Aa-Zz

Numbers: 0-20

Colors and Shapes

September Sight Words: a, the, red, blue, I, we, see, can

October Sight Words: it, and, yellow, green, go, stop, like, to

November: you, do, my, are, on, off, orange, purple
December: with, he, she, little, is brown, black, big
January: was, for, have, of, yes, no, over, under
Spelling: -ap, -at and -an word families. We will add -ig this week. 

Daily Schedule: We have a rotating schedule each week: Art, Library, Music, P.E. then repeat. 

Class List: Please see SOS Binder for a copy!

ABC's of Kindergarten:


Educational Links:

I-ready: http://www.login.i-ready.com/  

ABC Mouse: http://www.abcmouse.com/

(Login info will be sent home--each child has a free account!)

Raz Kids: http://www.raz-kids.com/

(Login info will be sent home--each child has a free account!) 

Starfall: http://www.starfall.com/ 

PBS Kids: http://www.pbskids.org/ 

ABC YA: http://www.abcya.com/

Fun Brain: http://www.funbrain.com/ 

Spelling City: https://www.spellingcity.com/ 

Note: Click find a list and put in my name (Heidi Fortney)! 

You will find sight word and word family lists!

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