Presentation on theme: "First- Grade Curriculum Night Welcome, parents!. Welcome to First Grade! We will introduce you to first grade and our procedures. Please feel free."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to First Grade! We will introduce you to first grade and our procedures. Please feel free to ask questions at the end of presentation.
Our Mission Our first grade team will provide a positive learning environment and experience so all students reach their academic potential. Our goal is to ignite each child’s passion for learning!
Common Core Standards Quality over quantity Preparing students with 21 st century skills Rigorous Content-Focus on Higher Level Thinking Not just about right answer-about the thinking process Prepares students to succeed in a global economy
ELA Standards Guided Reading Approach Word Study Informational Text Writing across content areas Literacy across content areas Speaking and Listening Skills
Writing Use correct spacing between words Use correct punctuation and capitalization Write on topic Spell high frequency words correctly Use sounds to spell untaught words
Math Numbers & Operations in Base Ten Operations & Algebraic Thinking Geometry Measurement & Data
Response to Instruction or RtI Whole school working together Using resources and expertise to help all students Regular monitoring of success/needs Data driven instruction High-quality, research-based instruction and interventions Match interventions to student’s needs
Homework We will assign about 30 minutes of homework every night. This includes 20 minutes of reading. This should be recorded on the daily reading log in your child’s binder. Assignments are due on the following day. We will have a weekly reading and Letterland assessment on Friday. Parents keep Letterland information in child’s binder.
PBIS-What is it? Positive Behavior Interventions and Support Proactive approach to school-wide discipline Promotes positive student and staff behavior Implemented consistently by staff and administration
First Grade Binder Each night our 1 st graders will bring home their binder with important papers and work. Please help them to learn responsibility by taking out the papers each night. It is their job to turn in important notes and money each morning. Thanks for your help!