3 Sample Daily PM Schedule 12:20 – 12:40 SSR / Snack / AR (20 min)12:40 – 1:10 Working with Words (30 min)1:10 – 1:35 Social Studies / Science (25 min)1:35 – 2:20 Related Arts (45 min)2:20 – 3:20 Math (60 min)3:20 – 3:38 Pack up
4 PBS Positive Behavior Support Today I pledge to beThe best possible meResponsible, Respectful and ReadyBrick Mill Dolphins are All 3!* Dolphin Gold ** Dolphin Days ** Dolphin Cart *
6 4 BlocksGuided ReadingWritingSSRWorking With Words
7 Guided Reading Scott Foresman Reading Street Series Whole group reading instructionSmall group reading instructionStory elementsDecoding skills / Reading strategiesComprehension skillsGrammar
8 Response to Intervention - RtI MAP – 3 times per yearDIBELsPhoneme Segmentation (sam = s a m)Nonsense Word Fluency (sim / lut)Oral Reading FluencyWord Wall Words (140+ / 200)Words per Minute (40 – 60 wpm)
9 Guided Reading Before Reading During Reading After Reading Introduce / review comprehension skills, picture walks to make predictions, KWL ChartsDuring ReadingReading of story selection using various reading configurationsEcho reading, partner reading, three ring circus, choral reading, small / flexible groupsAfter ReadingPractice comprehension skills through various activities (practice pages, projects, writing, etc.)
10 Writing 6+1 Traits The Writing Academy Ideas Organization Voice BrainstormingPrewritingRough DraftReviseFinal CopyRubricRARE6+1 TraitsIdeasOrganizationVoiceConventionsSentence FluencyWord ChoicePresentation (+1)
11 AR / SSR AR – Accelerated Reader SSR – Self Selected Reading Must know word wall words to begin and have good comprehension when readingStudents average taking 1 AR test / weekSSR – Self Selected ReadingBegins with teacher modeling early in year and progresses from 5 – 7 minutes of SSR during the first half of the year to about 15 minutes of SSR in the second half of the school year.Teacher reads, students read, students share
12 Working with Words Word Wall Words Phonics Skills learn to read / spell word wall words / patternsSee, Say, Chant, Write, Use in a sentenceOn the Back ActivitiesHandwritingPhonics SkillsPractice specific sounds through various activitiesHighlighting words in story selection, poems, etc.CentersMaking WordsGuess the Covered WordWord Games (Wordo, Sparkle)
13 MATH TERC Investigations Hands on approach to teaching Builds on what the children learned during their Kindergarten yearFocus on math reasoning and problem solvingFocus on process not product“How do you know?”
14 SOCIAL STUDIES Civics: All About Me History: Colonial Times Economics ResearchEconomicsWants & NeedsGood & ServicesMaking ChoicesProducers & ConsumersScarcityGeography: Map SkillsInternational Initiative: Flat Stanley
15 SCIENCESmithsonian Science KitsWeatherSolids and LiquidsOrganisms
17 Benchmarks 140+ Word Wall Words Fluency, can read words per minute of grade level text.All Reading competencies must be Satisfactory.In Writing, students must be Satisfactory in developing and organizing ideas.In Math, students must be Satisfactory in problem solving, communicates math reasoning, and number sense.In Science and Social Studies, students must be at least Inconsistent / In Progress in all competencies.
18 Related Arts Physical Education Art Computer Music Guidance Library Once a week through March.
19 Wee DeliverBrick Mill implemented a school mail system called Wee Deliver in January 2008.Several other elementary schools have a system in place too.Students can send mail to anyone within the Appoquinimink School District.At BME, mail is picked up and delivered by Fourth grade students two times per week.Wee Deliver encourages traditional friendly letter writing, while emphasizing correct letter writing format.
20 Additional Information Power Point PresentationFirst Grade sites & pictures2010 – 2011 calendarField tripsHomeworkAgendaSnack DailyPTOBirthdays – no treatsVolunteering
21 Summer SuggestionsPractice reading and writing Kindergarten 40+ sight / word wall words.Keep a journal (Kid Writing).Math concepts: money, time, addition / subtractionRead to your child.Have your child “help” you read.Visit the library.Complete summer reading requirements.
22 August Meet Your Teacher Night Thank you so much for coming tonight. We look forward to meeting each of you on August 26, 2010 when we will ALL find out who your child’s First grade teacher will be
23 Questions & Answers Thank you for coming tonight! Sincerely, The BME First Grade Team
24 The Bricky Pledge The best possible me Today I pledge to beThe best possible meResponsible, Respectful and ReadyBrick Mill Dolphins are All 3!