4Our Classroom Rules We listen to each other. We are kind to each other.We are responsible for what we say and do.Our hands are for helping.We use caring words.
5Classroom Schedule Phonics Snack/Bathroom/Water (bring a small, healthy snack)Reader’s WorkshopSpelling and/or GrammarWriter’s WorkshopRead AloudLunch/Bathroom (11:09-11:39)Math/RAPEnrichmentRecessFinish RAP/Shared Reading about Social Studies, Science or HealthClean up/Pack up
6Phonics Blending Words/Making Words Example- cat What sound does “c” make?What sound does “a” make?Blend them together and then add the “t”“cat”(Try not to blend each sound separately. It may confuse your son/daughter)
7Reader’s Workshop Word Work Independent Reading Guided Reading ConferencesCentersHomework Books
8Response to Literature Writer’s WorkshopNarrativeInformationalPattern BooksResponse to LiteraturePersuasive Writing
9RAP-Review and Practice MathRAP-Review and PracticeMath pagesGamesMonday Math
10Grading Standards-Based All scores are based on your child’s ability to demonstrate their knowledge of each standard.Scoring1-Limited or minimum progress toward meetingthe standard.2-Progressing toward meeting the standard.3-Consistently meeting the standardAll papers, projects and tests will be graded with this scoring system.
11Homework 15-20 minutes of reading Monday Math-return by Friday (We will be changing the homework as we get further into the year.)
12Help at Home Base Ten Blocks 100’s Board with ideas Touch Money System Counting by 5’s CardsCounting by 10’s CardsSocial Studies-List of Landforms and DefinitionsWord List10 things to do while reading with your child
13Parent-Teacher Conferences Cobb County Conference Week:January 25-29I would like to start scheduling conferences in the next couple of weeks. I only need 20 minutes of your time. Let’s discuss your child’s progress and ways you can help him/her at home.My availability:Monday-Friday 6:55a.m-7:15a.m.Monday,Wednesday,Thursday,Friday 2:30-2:50
14Birthday InformationPlease send in a small treat. Cupcakes or cookies are great. The children will be eating them during lunch. Feel free to come in during that time to serve the cupcakes and eat with your child.Lunch-11:09-11:39We will not be celebrating any birthdays during our instructional time.Please do not send in any birthday party invitations unless the entire class is invited.