Presentation on theme: "Curriculum Night We are partners in your child’s learning. Together we can create a positive and productive learning environment. Helping your child succeed."— Presentation transcript:
Curriculum Night We are partners in your child’s learning. Together we can create a positive and productive learning environment. Helping your child succeed is important me. 2012-2013
Schedule MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday 9:10– 9:35 Vocabulary & Mini Lesson in Literacy 9:35-10:35 Centers/Guided reading in small groups 10:35-11:05 Word Work 1:1;05-11:45 Special 11L45-12:45 Lunch, recess, bathroom break 12:45-1:30 Writing 1:30-1:40 Snack 1:40-2:50 Math 2:50-3:32 Science/Social Studies 3:30 Dismissal Specials MediaMusicPETechnologyArt
Balanced Literacy The components of balanced literacy are vocabulary reading skills guided reading independent reading word work writing
Spelling/Reading Levels Friday spelling tests Pretests on next week words Differentiated homework based on pretest Homework books and reading levels Mclass assessments
Math Our math series is called enVision. It is a conceptual program – it teaches the WHY as well as the HOW of mathematics. Work mats are for guided/independent practice. They are graded sometimes but gone over in class all the time.
Power Standards in Math Recognizing, reading and writing numbers 0- 120. Adding/Subtracting numbers Comparing numbers (greater than, less than) Shapes Fractions (1/2, 1/4) Place value to 100 using ten frames
Science & Social Studies Needs of animals and plants Environment effects on animals and plants Earth materials (soil, rock, minerals and water) Recognizing day and night in terms on objects moving across the sky. Phases of the moon. Meeting People Good Citizen Changing People & Places Special Days Where We Live Marketplace Technology
Behavior Color chart Class Dojo Outstanding Eagle Rewards and Consequences
Homework Monthly Packets Monthly Projects Daily Reading Topic Math Packets If your student is struggling with their assignments please let me know!
STAR Folders Children will bring STAR folders home Monday – Friday. These folders contain completed work and parent information. Please check these folders daily.
Parent Teacher Conferences We will have one set of formal conferences in the fall. Report cards cannot be distributed to those families who have not come in for a conference. www.signupgenius.com www.signupgenius.com Click on: find a sign up My e-mail for lookup is: firstname.lastname@example.org_marie30@yahoo.com All other conferences will be made on an as need basis.
Field Trips October 25– Mapleview Farms: pumpkins, petting zoo, hayrides and ice cream made right on the farm. Other field trips maybe: Play at Carolina Theater, and planetarium.
Transportation Changes If your child’s transportation changes, we must have a written note or phone call with specific instructions before 3:15pm. If I am not notified of changes, your child will be placed on his/her normal mode of transportation. I CANNOT take your childs word for it. Please understand this is for your child’s safety!
Low or no cost ways to help Box Tops, Soup Labels, Printer cartridges Donate items needed Volunteer time in/out of the classroom Must be cleared to be in the classroom or on field trips. No siblings are to be in the classroom/field trip while volunteering
Few Reminders Parent Conferences in October/November Volunteers must have a background check before volunteering. Birthdays – classmates will wear Birthday child’s favorite color and bring home Birthday tote Student’s responsibility to take/bring STAR folders every day. Homework due each week but given out monthly to save paper and help time management. Book orders due every 5 th of the month. I will send home paper copies but it is easier to order online. scholastic.com/bookclubs Class Activation Code: GKCBG
Website If you would like to see something on the website that’s not there please let me know and I will see what I can do. www.mrstyrrellsfirstgradeclass.yolasite.com