Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Ms. Best's First Grade Class 2013-2014."— Presentation transcript:
Welcome to Ms. Best's First Grade Class 2013-2014
To Do Find your child’s desk Sign up for a conference time Take conference reminder slip Sign up to be a Mystery Reader or Volunteer Solve your child’s Family Feud Write a message to your child Look through folder
Day in the Life of a First Grade Student Unpack/Opening/Calendar Word Work Reader’s Workshop Literacy Centers/Guided Reading Lunch/Recess Math Special Social Studies/ Science Pack Up/ Dismissal
Special Schedule Day 1- Art Day 2- Gym Day 3- Music Day 4- Gym/Library Day 5- Computers Day 6- Gym
Opening/Calendar Students –Backpacks on Hook Attendance Lunch Count Do Now Calendar Day of the Week/Date Today is..., Yesterday was..., Tomorrow will be... Weather Poems Word Wall
Word Work Fundations Sorts Smartboard Spelling/ Writing skill of week Ipad Reading Eggs (Can do at home too! ) -www.readingeggs.comwww.readingeggs.com -Log in sent home from Ms. Tackvic
Reader’s Workshop Mini-Lesson Read A-Loud Turn and talk Independent reading books/ “Just Right Books” Independent reading Book Buddy Bags Shop every Monday Take home and read each night Bring back EVERY day Take care of books Independent level to practice strategies
Literacy Centers and Guided Reading Centers- listening, word work, writing, write the room, reading, computers, ipad Teacher works with children in small reading groups at this time Center sheets- need to be signed and returned each week
Integrated Literacy/ Science and Social Studies Integrate various thematic science and social studies units through the use of literature Hands on learning Centers Writing Math
Addition*- master facts Subtraction*- master facts Word Problems- critical thinking Hands on learning using manipulatives, Smartboard, computers, ipad, and centers Go Math Soar to Success -ww.thinkcentral.com -Log information will be sent home
Homework Choice Board and Math every night Needs to be turned in the next day Will be different based upon child’s needs Check for name! Read 10-15 minutes Book Buddy Bag books Fill out reading log and sign-keep in book buddy bag Word Ring- sight words/differentiated for each student Bring back every day! Only get new words if they master the previous week’s Practice each night!
Word Work Choice Board Chose one activity to complete each night Cross it off Rip off completed sheet to turn in next day Parent signature required on some boxes New words each week
Snack 10 minute snack break during literacy block Healthy Snack! One snack during snack time Can pack others for lunch No peanuts for in-class snack (lunch time is ok)
Behavior Follow class and school rules Team Frog Stars (20 for prize by Friday) Frog Clip Chart/Super Star Bucket Filling
Star of the Week! Form will be sent home Please fill it out with your child Send in 2 pictures that your child likes
Scholastic Order online or By check and hand in to teacher Online code for our class : HZC62 One free book for our classroom if you order online! Link on class website to access online order form http://www.somervillenjk12.org//Domain /195http://www.somervillenjk12.org//Domain /195
Class Parents Mrs. O’Neill Mrs. Mani Mrs. Warta A big thank you!
Communication E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: 908-218-4105 ext. 1334 Note Class website- check for updates! Peek at Our Week- HW Sheet Last minute changes for the day-please call the office-they will let me know-example: change in how child is getting home, who is picking up...