Presentation on theme: "Daily Schedule 8:30-8:55 Do Now and Morning Meeting 8:55-9:25 Enrichment Block 9:25-9:55 Literacy 9:55-10:10 Snack 10:10-11:10 Practice Stations 11:10-12:25."— Presentation transcript:
Daily Schedule 8:30-8:55 Do Now and Morning Meeting 8:55-9:25 Enrichment Block 9:25-9:55 Literacy 9:55-10:10 Snack 10:10-11:10 Practice Stations 11:10-12:25 Everyday Math 12:25-1:15 Lunch/Recess 1:15-1:30 Read Aloud 1:30-2:10 Literacy or Specials 2:10-2:50 Literacy, Specials, Science, or Social Studies 2:50-3:00 Pack Up 3:00 First Bell Dismissal 3:10 Second Bell Dismissal
Morning Meeting Greeting News and Announcements: (Daily letter written to the students about something they will do that day, which includes finding the mistakes in the letter according to the editing skills currently worked on).
Community Meeting Similar to Morning Meeting but with the entire first grade (only on Thursdays) Second Step Lesson Student of the Week Community Building Activities
Reading Street Getting Ready to Read: The Big Question (for the unit) Essential question of the week (the week’s focus) Amazing Words (sets the foundation for text comprehension in later grades) Phonics/Phonemic Awareness Read and Comprehend: Comprehension Skill and Strategy High-Frequency Words Academic Vocabulary and Fluency Main Selection and Paired Selection Readings Practice Stations Language Arts: Conventions Writing Handwriting
Shared Reading Concepts About Print 1-1 matching Directionality Return sweep Punctuation Book Parts Comprehension Skills and Strategies
Practice Stations 20 minutes of small group, guided instruction with similar skill needs, 20 minutes of independent reading, and 20 minutes of independent writing Grouping based on assessments and change throughout the year Independent work (practice stations) are reading and writing activities used to review previous skills taught, in order to complete reading groups.
B.E.A.R. Time (Being Excited About Reading) Independent silent reading How to choose a “just right” book Browsing Boxes Giving them time to practice skills learned during small group reading instruction
Everyday Math Spiraling curriculum: intended to go back and review previous skills. Individual journals Games Homelinks Mental math and slates Calendar activities
Science Plants Animals and Their Homes Our Earth Weather and Sky Matter Motion and Energy
Social Studies Second Step: Social curriculum Family and Neighbors-Emphasis on Cultures (Rules) All About Earth Life Long Ago All About Work Our Government
Homework Everyday Math Homelink most nights. Students may need help reading the directions, but should be able to complete this individually. Read 10-15 minutes each night. There will be online reading assignments. Each week students will learn spelling and high frequency words that will go on our Word Wall. The students will be assessed on these words. I will post the week’s words on our class website. Additional worksheets will be assigned
Reading Street Online Will be ready to go on October 1 st. Information on how to log on including your child’s log in information will be sent home once I receive the information.
Specials Mondays: PE with Mr. Brooks 2:15-2:55 Tuesdays: Music with Mr. Landana 1:30-2:10 Wednesdays: Art with Mrs. Plourde 2:15-2:55
Snack Please send in ONE healthy snack per day along with a drink. Children may bring in a water bottle to keep at their seat. Please send in a pop top or similar bottle to prevent spillage.
Odds and Ends Parent/Teacher Communicator Folder: Please check and empty every night and are returned to school the next day. Designated Volunteers: Need to be fingerprinted. Letter-Writing Folder beginning last Friday of Sept. Spelling words on index cards Children must memorize their lunch number, cards sent home last week. Field trip to the apple farm; permission slips