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 2018-2019 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!


Curriculum Night Power Point:


 Lesson Plans/ I Can Targets:  For the Week of January 14:


Reading: Centers/Guided Reading Books-  Sent home weekly in S.O.S. Binder
  • I can use basic text features to help me read.
(read left to right, read top to bottom, spaces between words)


Sight Words: List 1/September: we, can, a, see, the, we, red, blue. 

List 2/October : l like, to, and, go, stop, it, yellow, green

List 3/November: are, do, my, off, on, orange, purple, you 

List 4/December: black, big, brown, he, is, little, she, with

List 5/January this week: was, for, have, of, yes, no, over, under 


I can read common high-frequency words.

Language Arts: Review letter and sounds A to Z, -at,-an, -ap and -ed word family reivew. We will introduce -ed this week in class.
  • I can recognize and name all upper- and lowercase letters
  • I can make the most common sound for each letter.
  • I can write a letter or letters for most consonant sounds.
  • Writing: Practice writing letters A-Z and first name practice, short a and e word families
  • I can print many uppercase and lowercase letters.
  • Math: Numbers 11-20, introduce subtraction

    • I can count to 100 by ones and tens.
    • I can count forward from any number, not just 1.
    • I can write my numbers up to 20.
    • I know that numbers are connected to how many things you have.  
    • I can count items to tell you how many, up to 20 things, if they are lined up. If they are mixed up, I can tell you how many up to 10 things.
    • I can tell you if a group of things is more, less, or the same as another group.
    • I can compare two numbers between 1 and 10.  

    Social Studies:

    Leader In Me lessons on Habit 7: Sharpen the Saw and Penguins across all subjects 

    Science:  Investigations and Observations

    • I can observe and ask questions.
    • I can classify objects into groups based on different observations.

    Kindergarten Common Core 2018-19: 

    Math Quarters 1-4.pdf 

    ELA Quarter 1 - K.pdf
    Grading Scale:
    School and Classroom Rules:PBIS Matrix

    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:

    · 18th 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 (14) and Mackenzie (11) and Carly (8).  

    · We live on a small farm, have a yellow lab named Jay, raise pigs, cows, chickens, bunnies, barn cats and more to come!




    Word Family/Chunks: -at, -an, -ap, -en, -ed

    Alphabet: Aa-Zz

    Shapes: Circle, Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Hexagon, Rhombus

    Numbers: 0-20

    Addition: 0's, 1's 

    Count to 20 and beyond by ones and tens

    Sight Words: Lists 1-5

    Daily Schedule:

    We have a rotating schedule each week for specials. Check the newsletter each week for details.

    Class List:


    Avery      Coffman      

    Jolynn      Danner      

    Briana      Eingle      

    Haleigh      Elliott  

    Brantley      Fitch    

    James      Hacker

    Jude       Holmes

    Silas      Keller

    Elaina      Kimmet

    Owen       King

    Chloe      King      

    Gemma      Miller 

    Ava       Riedel 

    Caycee      Schleter   

    Lukas      Steyer        

    Marissa      Thompson            

    Grace       Weaver            


    ABC's of Kindergarten:


    Educational Links:

    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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