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My experience – Ive been teaching for 9 years. – This is my 7 th year in Lost Lake. – I have a B.A. in Educational Studies from S.U.N.Y- Empire State College – I am bilingual in Spanish and English
Our field trip will be in the late winter early spring. More information will be sent home. Please read over the expectations and sign and date. There will be two copies one for you and one for me. Please make sure to turn one in for my records. You will also receive passwords for programs to use at home with your children.
Our field trip will be in the late winter early spring. More information will be sent home. Please look over at our First Grade Consistency Plan. As we start the PowerPoint, we will be referring to different parts of the plan and how we assess in first grade.
Star Student Ready to Learn Make better choices Think About it Parent Contact When students exhibit great behavior they can move their clip up. All student start the day on Ready to learn When student exhibit unacceptable behavior they can move their clip down. Students are given many opportunities to move up their clip and improve behavior. Happy faces all week equals treasure box prize on Friday.
Reading Block = (90 minutes) Phonics- We will focus on a weekly phonic skill. High Frequency Words- We will learn high frequency words weekly. Vocabulary Words - We will learn the meaning of some vocabulary words weekly. Students must understand the meaning of the words. Weekly Reading Comprehension Story – Daily 5 centers- read to self, read to someone, word work, writing, computer and teacher Grammar- We will learn a weekly grammar skill and practice the skill. Writing- We will learn a writing craft and practice the craft throughout the week. ROAR-
Time: Weekly Reading Lesson Test – from the McGraw-Hill Wonders Weekly Assessment Book. Includes phonics, phonemic awareness, comprehension, cold reads, high- frequency words, structural analysis, and vocabulary application strategies. Fluency - Fluency will be graded every other week, using the Fluency Assessment from McGraw-Hill Wonders Series. End of year goal is 60 words or better. All 9 weeks Weekly Reading Lesson Test 75% Fluency 25%
Language Arts Grades: Spelling – Words of the week with the sound of the week from McGraw-Hill Series. Writing - Grade level will pick writing prompts to use for this assessment. Writing will be graded every other week using the graduated rubric. Strategies from Being A Writer and McGraw-Hill Wonders Series. Grammar - Page from McGraw-Hill Wonders Series. ocabulary – Graded every other week beginning in Unit 4 (around the beginning of the 3 rd nine weeks). Page taken from McGraw-Hill Wonders Beyond Practice Book. Listening and Speaking – graded every three weeks beginning in the 3 rd nine weeks using the graduated rubric.
Language Arts Grades: Spelling – Words of the week with the sound of the week from McGraw-Hill Series. Writing - Grade level will pick writing prompts to use for this assessment. Writing will be graded every other week using the graduated rubric. Strategies from Being A Writer and McGraw-Hill Wonders Series. Grammar - Page from McGraw-Hill Wonders Series. Vocabulary – Graded every other week beginning in Unit 4 (around the beginning of the 3 rd nine weeks). Page taken from McGraw-Hill Wonders Beyond Practice Book. Listening and Speaking – graded every three weeks beginning in the 3 rd nine weeks using the graduated rubric. 1 st and 2 nd 9 weeks3 rd and 4 th 9 weeks Listening/Speaking 20% Vocabulary 20% Spelling 33%Spelling 20% Grammar 33%Grammar 20% Writing 34%Writing 20%
Our writing curriculum is Be a Writer. The Being a Writer program is a yearlong writing curriculum that combines research in the areas of writing, motivation, and learning theory with social and ethical development. The program has two goals: to develop the creativity and skills of a writer, and to develop the social and ethical values of a responsible person.
Content LACC.1.W.1.1 LACC.1.W.1.2 Nothing written Very little written. Hard to understand what the student is conveying Very little written but possible to understand what the student is conveying. The point is made, but many questions could still be answered. The point is made, but is a few questions could still be answered. Writing conveys the students total ideas and feelings. Support (details, evidence or reasoning) LACC.1.W.1.1 LACC.1.W.1.2 LACC.1.W.1.5 LACC.1.W.1.8 No support A single supportive idea A few supportive ideas (some may be off-topic) Many supportive ideas (few may be off-topic) Many details (none are off-topic) Many and varied details that support the topic. Organization LACC.1.W.1.1 LACC.1.W.1.2 LACC.1.W.1.3 LACC.1.W.1.5 LACC.1.W.1.7 Words are out of order. Words are in order in a single sentence. Main idea followed by a detail. Main idea followed by multiple details. Beginning, middle and end with an error. Complete and creative beginning, middle and end. Vocabulary/ Grammar LACC.1.L.1.1 LACC.1.L.1.5 (d) LACC.1.L.1.6 Multiple grammatical and vocabulary mistakes which make it difficult to understand. A few grammatical and vocabulary mistakes which slightly impact readability. No grammatical mistakes, but common words and phrases used. No grammatical mistakes and one interesting vocabulary word used. No grammatical mistakes and two interesting vocabulary words used. No grammatical mistakes and three or more interesting vocabulary words used. Spelling LACC.1.L.1.2 No words are spelled correctly. Most words are misspelled, whether HFW or irregular. Some HFW are misspelled but sounded out well. All HFW are spelled correctly and irregular words are sounded out well. All HFW and some irregular words are spelled correctly and other irregular words are sounded out well. All words are spelled correctly. Conventions LACC.1.L.1.2 There are no capitals or correct punctuation. Some sentences have correct capitalization and/or punctuation. Most sentences have correct capitalization and/or punctuation. Capitals are present at the beginning of each sentence, and correct punctuation is at the end. However, all other conventions are not correct. Capitals and punctuation are on each sentence, and most other capitalization and punctuation is correct. All capitalization and punctuation is correct. 1 st / 2 nd Semest er 3 rd Semest er 4 th Semest er <5 points points points points points >25 points90-100
Weekly Chapter Test - from Go Math Florida Benchmark Practice Book. End of Chapter Test - from the Go Math OnCore Common Core Assessment Guide or Alternate Chapter Assessments. All 9 weeks Weekly Chapter Test 40% End of Chapter Test 60%
Our science curriculum is Florida Interactive Science Pearson We have wonderful leveled readers to teach scientific facts along with interactive experiments. In late Fall, we have our Annual Science Fair Night. Parents are invited to visit our school to see the experiment your childs class has completed.completed.
Our social studies curriculum is Pearson My World We have interesting leveled readers to teach history along with great topics like good citizens, American leaders, geography, maps and globe. Every child will learn the importance of social studies along with current events. In the Spring, we will have our annual Multicultural Festival. We will go on an adventure around the world visiting each continent.
Homework will be in the Yellow folder on Friday. All homework will be collected on Friday. Monday: Practice spelling words on spelling city or/ and writing each word in a sentence. Tuesday: Pick a writing prompt from the monthly calendar and write 3 or more sentences. Wednesday: Read weekly story and answer questions in complete sentences. Thursday: Math Worksheet Friday: Read a book and write the title on your read recognition log.
A copy of our schedule can be found online on my website. RedOrangeYellowGreenBlueWhitePurpleSilver MediaP.E. Coach V ScienceP.E. Coach Henry RIAP.E. Coach V MusicP.E. Coach Henry REDORANGEYELLOWGREENBLUEWHITEPURPLESILVER 19-Aug20-Aug21-Aug22-Aug23-Aug26-Aug27-Aug28-Aug 29-Aug30-Aug3-Sep4-Sep5-Sep6-Sep9-Sep10-Sep 11-Sep12-Sep13-Sep16-Sep17-Sep18-Sep19-Sep20-Sep 23-Sep24-Sep25-Sep26-Sep30-Sep1-Oct2-Oct3-Oct 4-Oct7-Oct8-Oct9-Oct10-Oct11-Oct14-Oct15-Oct 16-Oct17-Oct18-Oct22-Oct23-Oct24-Oct25-Oct28-Oct 29-Oct30-Oct31-Oct1-Nov4-Nov5-Nov6-Nov7-Nov 8-Nov12-Nov13-Nov14-Nov15-Nov18-Nov19-Nov20-Nov 21-Nov22-Nov2-Dec3-Dec4-Dec5-Dec6-Dec9-Dec 10-Dec11-Dec12-Dec13-Dec16-Dec17-Dec18-Dec19-Dec 20-Dec6-Jan7-Jan8-Jan9-Jan10-Jan13-Jan14-Jan 15-Jan16-Jan21-Jan22-Jan23-Jan24-Jan27-Jan28-Jan 29-Jan30-Jan31-Jan3-Feb4-Feb5-Feb6-Feb7-Feb 10-Feb11-Feb12-Feb13-Feb14-Feb18-Feb19-Feb20-Feb 21-Feb24-Feb25-Feb26-Feb27-Feb28-Feb3-Mar4-Mar 5-Mar6-Mar7-Mar10-Mar11-Mar12-Mar13-Mar14-Mar 17-Mar18-Mar19-Mar20-Mar21-Mar31-Mar1-Apr2-Apr 3-Apr4-Apr7-Apr8-Apr9-Apr10-Apr11-Apr14-Apr 15-Apr16-Apr17-Apr15-May21-Apr22-Apr23-Apr24-Apr 25-Apr28-Apr29-Apr30-Apr1-May2-May5-May6-May 7-May8-May9-May12-May13-May14-May15-May16-May 19-May20-May21-May22-May23-May27-May28-May29-May 30-May2-Jun3-Jun4-Jun5-Jun6-Jun
Our field trip will be in the late winter early spring. More information will be sent home. Special Event: 2 nd grade – Thanksgiving Program – Thursday, Nov. 14 th 6:30 p.m. 1 st grade – Valentines Program – Thursday, Feb. 13 th – 6:30 p.m. Kindergarten – How Does Your Garden Grow? – Thursday, April 10 th – 6:30 p.m.
Our field trip will be in the late winter early spring. More information will be sent home. Make sure to complete this project, students look forward to opening this time capsule at the end of the year! Due : Sept. 13 th
Accelerated Reader – (AR) Testing will begin soon. Books from media and classroom library. Passing with an 80% or better. Star Reading – Tested for reading level. Your childs reading level goal is 2.0 or higher by the end of the year. F.A.I.R. Testing- a comprehensive set of reading assessments to support instructional decision making and student learning that focuses on assessment for learning, focus on elements of reading, and is tied to the Florida state standards. It will help teachers diagnose student needs. (Proficient is 1.5 by the end of the year) Assessments
Student Illness Student must be fever free for 24 hours before return to school (without the aid of Tylenol or other medication). Hand washing daily is practiced in the classroom (before lunch and after restrooms use).
Uniform School The Lost Lake Elementary School Advisory Council has established our mandatory uniform policy as follows: Monday through Thursday- Tops: Knit polo style collared shirts in white, navy blue, hunter green, light blue or pink. No T-shirt allowed Monday through Thursday. Tucked in shirttails are preferred. Bottoms: Shorts (fingertip length) or long pants (not baggy or form fitting), skirts, skorts, jumpers, or culottes in black, navy or khaki (solid color only). Belts are preferred but optional. Leggings or stocking in solid black, blue or white only. Fridays only – Jeans on Friday must be fully intact appropriately worn jeans (not baggy or form fitting), without fashionable rips or tears. Jeans must be worn with any Lost Lake shirt or any solid color polo. Footwear: Tennis shoes or shoes with an enclosed heel are preferred. Sandals must have a heel strap. 3 rd Offense: School Plus
Party and Snack Snacks, Parties, and Holiday Sharing Store bought goodies are acceptable. Snacks should be LOW SUGAR. If you send a snack, your child will eat it at the end of the day before Enrichment. If your child cannot participate in celebrations, please let me know. Birthday Parties are now limited to a treat handed out at lunchtime (chips, cookies, donuts, cupcakes are easy to handout). Please let me know if you have any allergy concerns.
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