Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Back To School Night! Tuesday, September 16 th Mrs. Dana Beck We will get started shortly. While you are waiting, please feel free to do the."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Back To School Night! Tuesday, September 16 th Mrs. Dana Beck We will get started shortly. While you are waiting, please feel free to do the following: Find your child’s desk. Write your child a note. Read your child’s first day feelings (bulletin board). Read your child’s Hopes and Dreams (back wall ). Look over the packet of information on the desk. Sign up for a November conference time (back table).
Special Events October- Halloween Party and Parade November- - CogAT Testing – administered to all first graders – areas of: verbal, nonverbal, and quantitative functioning - 18 th A-Z Play at 6:30 pm December- Winter Party February- Valentine’s Day Party April- Arbor Day May- Career Day, Field Day, Honey Hollow, Mom-Sense Show June- End of Year Party
RELA Journeys *Research Based* Reading, Vocabulary, Fluency, Comprehension, Writing, Words to Know, Oral Vocabulary, Rich Literature, Phonics, Spelling, Grammar *Guided Reading – Small Group Instruction *Whole Group Instruction
Journeys Lesson at a glance – Focus Wall sent home each week Focus Wall Lesson 1Focus Wall Lesson 1 Posted to 1 st grade website Log in information in your packet!
Math - enVision Review of kindergarten skills Graphing, time, money, geometry, addition and subtraction, measurement, problem solving Packets for each topic Manipulatives Log in information in your packet!
Math Math Moments on GES website First in Math Log in information in your packet!
Science Air and Weather Balance & Motion Organisms
Science Inquiry Based Hands on Learning Experiments Science Learning Journals
Social Studies Scholastic News Horizons – Community Citizenship Maps Nystrom – Exploring Our World
Social Studies – Essential Questions What lessons can be learned from current events? How does geography impact the life of a people? What does citizenship mean? How does history influence the lives of people? How do people support a community?
A Note from the School Nurse Safe rooms: NO FOOD CONTAINING PEANUTS OR NUTS IN OUR CLASSROOMS FOR SNACKS OR PARTIES. Can have peanut butter in cafeteria – there is a peanut free table
If your child is absent… Email the office (Directions on Goodnoe home page) Email me of absence Send a note in with your child on their first day back If your child is absent for multiple days, you may call the office and arrange to pick up the work Email me to send the work home with a student who lives near by or a sibling Work cannot be given out before it is taught (before vacations) Overall - do not worry!
Report Cards November 24 th, 25 th, 26 th Conference in lieu of 1st Report Card- Sign up tonight 2 nd MP - February 18th Report Cards Distributed 3 rd MP - April 22nd Report Cards Distributed June Report Cards Distributed on last day of school New Report Card – Parent Report Card Forum on Oct. 7 th at 6:30 at Chancellor Center Pamphlet with more information
Homework Check the Take Home Folder nightly Check homework to make sure it has been completed neatly and carefully in pencil One homework page per week – please keep this in your child’s folder 10 Minute Policy
Homework Math pages are completed in workbook Have your child read nightly and log book or chapter – more to come about this Weekly Journal: can be returned Tues., Wed., or Thurs. each week *at least 3 sentences: -beginning -middle -end Week long assignments at times
Birthday Celebrations Bring a book from home Donate a book to the classroom Pick a book from the class library
Communication Send a note to school! E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org@crsd.org Call: 215-944-2100 (office) 215-944-2183 (voicemail) Please let me know if there is a change in transportation. Website is a great communication tool. Weekly newsletters will be posted, on the back of homework and emailed! Please feel free to contact me at any time if you have any questions or concerns!
Remember To… Sign Up for Parent Teacher Conference Time (back table) Take a KidStuff book (*if you know you don’t want one, please drop it in the box on the back table) Fill out and return emergency form tonight or tomorrow Take all papers with you