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Welcome to First Grade Open House. Cooper, Hughes, Propst , Murdock, Teasley. First Grade Curriculum. http://www.wcpss.net/curriculum-instruction/docs_downloads/connections/connections-g1.pdf. Common Core. What does Common Core look like in action? Students will….

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Welcome to First Grade Open House

Cooper, Hughes, Propst, Murdock, Teasley

First Grade Curriculum

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

Common Core

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

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


  • 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

  • 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)

  • 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!

  • 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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