Schedule Mondays: Music and Computers Wednesday: Library and Social Studies Thursday: Gym, Art, and Spanish Friday: Science and Story Guest
Daily Routine Unpack and get settled Morning Meeting/Prayers Religion Math Snack/Recess ELA Lunch:12:25-1:17 DEAR ELA
New Curriculum Please see the Archdiocese of Philadelphia’s website for a more in depth overview(www.catholicschools-phl.org) How it will play a role in First Grade There will be six week units, theme based New Spelling and Phonics Program No more readers; literature based Whole and small group instructions centers ABC Books throughout the year
Snack Time and Birthdays Your child can purchase pretzels for the month or bring their own snack. Please no juice boxes except for lunch. Your child may have a water bottle with them if needed. For your child’s birthday, you may send in a healthy snack or party pack. Please send in your child’s favorite book for me to read on their birthday.
All About Me and Phanatic About Reading Student will be picked on Fridays Fill out All About Me form for that week. Student may bring in a show and tell to talk about something that is special to them on Fridays. Our goal is to read 100 books this year to celebrate reading! Keep an eye out for the countdown! Please think about volunteering to be a story parent for us which takes place on Fridays! Each child will need a shoebox for their storybook box
Positive Behavior I encourage a room of loving, respectful and kind words and actions to one another. Each child with be held accountable for their own behavior with a chance to earn “Caught Being Good” Tickets. At the end of the week 5 tickets will be picked for a prize. As a class, we will be focusing on “Classroom Accomplishments”. Once we reach ten, the class will earn a “Mystery Surprise”.
Homework Will be posted on my wiki 30 minutes or less Read every night whether its on the homework sheet Math will likely be every night; always practice facts Spelling pts-see paper-will be checked at the end of the week Some form of ELA for the week-Book Bags Sign homework after completed Posted weekly WILT
Supplies Religion Copybook Homework Copybook Rhythm and Rhyme/Daily Copybook Math Journal Writing Journal Words I Use When I write Book Religion, Phonics, and Spelling Books Folders-Take Home, School, Centers, Writing Binder- Religion, ELA, Math Two pencil cases with their materials
Things to Remember Please put your child’s name on everything, even school uniform. If your child is going to be absent, please notify the school and send in an absent note. Any changes to your child’s dismissal, please email or send in a note. Please have all supplies taken out of their packages and placed in their pencil cases. 3D Day is a day where your child may dress down and pay a $1. Please keep an eye out for the calendar for those days.
Continued…… Anything sent into school, money or forms must be in an envelope and labeled. Supply fee of $30 is due September 23 rd Tests will be sent home once a week on Wednesdays if there are any for that week. Please sign and return by Friday. Please fill out parent input form and return when you can. First Day-Have your child bring in a brown bag containing their five favorite things-can decorate the bag Water bottles are permitted on warm/hot days Please put on a paper/card how your child will be going home usually, especially that first day.
Continued… Throughout the year the year I will be sending home Scholastic Book orders. You can order online-code GQVJV at www.scholastic.com www.scholastic.com Shelter in Place Bags Dress Code Online Grades