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Welcome to first grade open house

Welcome to First Grade Open House

Cooper, Hughes, Propst, Murdock, Teasley

First grade curriculum

First Grade Curriculum

  • http://www.wcpss.net/curriculum-instruction/docs_downloads/connections/connections-g1.pdf

Common core

Common Core

What does common core look like in action students will

What does Common Core look like in action? Students will…

What can you do at home

What can you do at home?

PTA Parent Suggestions



  • Readers Workshop~ start with a mini lesson then practice skill with books and partners

  • Independent reading (read non-fiction, fiction, poetry, song books…)

  • Partner reading

  • Small group reading

  • Read Aloud complex texts with accountable talk

  • Guided reading

  • Strategy groups



  • Writer’s Workshop: begin with mini-lesson where teacher models writing

  • Stretch out words/write sounds you hear

  • Sentences, spaces, punctuation

  • Writing craft (onomatopoeias, adjectives, strong story starters, transitional words)

  • Writing different genres (narrative, non-fiction, opinion…)

  • Editing/revision

Welcome to first grade open house


  • Number sense (numbers up to 120, subitizing, math facts, grouping amounts, properties of operations)

  • Algebra (unknown numbers, missing partners)

  • Geometry (reason with shapes and their attributes)

  • Measurement (calendar, time to hour and half-hour, elapsed time, estimation, measuring in standard and non-standard units of measurement)

  • Data Analysis and Probability (graphs, line plots, vocabulary)

  • There will be nightly math homework.

Science and social studies

Science and Social Studies

  • Integrate with literacy

  • Hands- on experiments

  • Learn about the scientific process (predicting, observing, recording, labeling)

  • Science topics include: Organisms, Pebbles, Sand and Silt, Measurement, Exploring Our Sky, Balance and Motion.

  • Integrate with literacy

  • Many hands-on activities

  • Social Studies topics include: Families and Citizenship, Community, Traditions, Geography



  • All will receive interim reports during 1st quarter. At the end of quarter 1 and 3 there will be a conference.

  • If your child is below grade level during the 2nd, 3rd, or 4th quarter, you will receive an interim.

  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarters= report cards come home

  • If you need to schedule a conference with me at any other time of the year, please send in a note or an email and we can schedule a time to get together. I cannot meet with you during arrival or dismissal.

Pbs positive behavior support

PBS(Positive Behavior Support)

  • School wide behavior expectations

  • SOAR

    • Safety first

    • Ownership of our school

    • Achieve success

    • Respect

  • Earn class Eggs and Blue Jay Bucks for following directions and for SOARING!

  • Blue Jay Bucks can be redeemed for prizes/rewards

Wrap it up

Wrap it up!

  • Folders go home everyday! Please check your child’s folder and book bag daily! All notes should be sent in the folder.

  • Volunteers~ please sign up on the computer in the Media Center

  • In your packet there are several things to look over, read and use at home to help your child succeed this year!

  • Questions??

  • Thank you for coming tonight! We will have a great school year!

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