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First Grade Curriculum Night September 11, 2012. Family.

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1 First Grade Curriculum Night September 11, 2012

2 Family

3 Mrs. Annie DeKlyen  Contact info: annie.deklyen@vansd.org (best way!!) or leave me a phone message 313-1600

4 Daily Schedule  8:20 Bell Rings  8:20-8:35 Organize, get ready for the day  8:30 School Begins  8:35-9:00 Math Focus Wall (Calendar)  9:00-9:50Math  9:50-10:00 Snack  10:00-10:15 RECESS  10:30-12:00 Literacy Block  12:10-12:40 Lunch  12:40-1:40 Writing  1:40-2:15 Science, Social Studies, Thematic Study  2:15-2:30 Optional Recess  2:30-2:50 Clean up/Daily News/Sharing  2:50 Dismissal Note: Monday 12:50-2:10 Music and PE Wednesday 12:50-1:30 Dance Thursday 12:50-1:30 Computer Friday 12:50-2:10 Art and Library 1 hour early release 1:50

5 Read Well  Read Well is a 38 unit program designed for flexible use with children of varied needs. Read Well is appropriate for beginning readers and children who are not fluent second grade readers.  Students progress through each unit at a pace appropriate to their development.  Read Well includes instruction and practice in… The alphabet, Phonemic Awareness, Letter-Sound Relationships, Blending, Irregular words, Multi-syllable words, Fully decodable passage reading, Integrated spelling, Integrated writing, Integrated Handwriting

6 What is Guided Reading? Guided Reading is an approach that enables a teacher and a small group of children to think about, talk about, and read a book together for a specific purpose. The teacher guides the group in reading through a story that the children will later read independently. Monitoring and evaluating progress are done during this reading. The material to be read is selected based on the individual needs of each child. At the emergent reader level, many of the guided reading books contain just a few words on each page, have pictures that match the text, contain fewer sentences, use simple language patterns, and have many easy sight words. Gradually, these reading supports decrease.

7 Writing  Children will have numerous opportunities to practice writing in the classroom. This further reinforces what they have learned in shared and guided reading. They are using the skills of reading to produce writing (sounding out words, sight words, and reading what they have written).  Examples of how writing is used in the classroom: Guided writing, Quick writes, Class Books, Journals

8 D.L.P  DLP (daily language practice): punctuation at the end of the sentences capitalization of initial sentence words, I, and names use of quotation marks and commas

9 enVision Math Scope & Sequence  (K) Topic 6: Numbers to 100  Topic 1: Understanding Addition  Topic 2: Understanding Subtraction  Topic 3: Five and Ten Relationships  Topic 4: Addition and Subtraction facts to 12  Topic 5: Addition facts to 20  Topic 6: Subtraction facts to 20  Topic 7: Counting and number patterns to 120  Topic 8: Tens and ones  Topic 9: Comparing and ordering numbers to 100  Topic 10: Adding with tens and ones  Topic 11: Subtracting with tens and ones  Topic 12: Length  Topic 13: Time  Topic 14: Using data to answer questions  Topic 15: Geometry  Topic 16: Fractions and shapes

10 enVision Math  enVision Math BrochureBrochure  Research Validation Research Validation

11 100 First Grade Spelling Words a, the, and, I, to, was, my, of, we, he, it, they, would, is, in, have, that, for, you, she, be, on, but, when, me, like, then, were, all, go, get, there, with, had, are, so, went, up, at, said, them, if, her, one, because, do, school, got, his, about, day, out, him, will, not, people, make, could, or, can, very, play, some, what, this, time, home, going, good, as, down, their, house, back, charge, came, from, friends, too, other, after, don’t, our, no, just, has, lot, fun, things, by, little, know, want, saw, friend, did, more, see, big, us.

12 Spelling  We will soon begin a more formal spelling program. Since the purpose of learning to spell is to assist in communication, spelling is used within a context. Therefore, tests are not administered as lists. Spelling patterns have been taught (in Read Well and Write Well) and extended. The use of these words in writing, and the 100 words for first grade, is the skill to be accomplished. Fridays, a short Dictation Story will be given sentence by sentence. The children write each sentence the best way they can.

13 Grades  1 = Developing  Little progress toward grade level expectations. Meets few or no grade level expectations.  Example: Work was not completed. If assignment was attempted, it was done carelessly. Handwriting was done quickly and the student made little effort to try and write neatly. No details were put in drawings and the background was not colored in. Coloring was completed quickly and not neatly. One or two colors were used. The quality of work was unsatisfactory.

14 Grades  2= Basic  Progressing toward grade level expectations. Meets some grade level expectations.  Example: The assignments were done quickly and little effort was made. Handwriting was completed, but without being careful. Details are lacking in drawings and the background was partially completed or not done. Coloring was done quickly and not neatly. Very few colors were used in the illustrations.

15 Grades  3= Proficient  Consistently meets grade level expectations.  Example: Assignments were completed. Overall, the quality of work is good. Care was taken to complete assignments according to the directions given. Handwriting is neat and letters are formed carefully. Drawings are full of details and the background is colored in. Many colors were used in the illustrations.

16 Grades  4= Advanced  Consistently performs above grade level expectations.  Example: Assignments were done on time. The quality of work is outstanding. Attention was paid to all parts of the assignments. Handwriting is very neat and letters were formed very carefully. Drawings were full of details and great care was used in coloring. Background was colored in and many colors were used in the illustration. Student did above what was expected and used their time very productively.

17 Housekeeping  Homework: reading and math daily  Classroom Management—We follow the 5 Chinook Guidelines (see handout)  Snack – One, small healthy snack. Water bottles ok.  Lunch- please make sure your child knows their plan! Money, send in blue folder with your child’s name and lunch #  Communication Home and School – Monthly newsletter, website, Blue Chinook folders  Entrance/exits always take place at the outside classroom door  Birthday treats- Please no edible food. Other suggestions are pencils, stickers, class book, etc. Ask me with questions. **Birthday books**  Scholastic Book Orders: online, new ordering system, code: J6PFJ  Read-and-Lead: monthly reading calendar  PTSA/Payback Books  Box Tops/ Campbell’s Labels  Field Trip: Pomeroy Farm, Thursday October 6th, 10:00 am  Volunteers: please plan to sign up at conferences, must be cleared through office  Conference Dates –Thurs 10/20 8am-8pm, Fri 10/21 8am -12pm


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