1st Grade Parent Information Night. A Little Bit about Me …. Mrs. Grimes Room #221 512-428-7433 amanda_grimes@ roundrockisd.org This is my 10 th year to teach 1 st Grade at DFT! Am married, live in Round Rock All four of our children have attended DFT!
1st GradeParent Information Night
A Little Bit about Me….
Room #221 512-428-7433
This is my 10th year to teach 1st Grade at DFT!
Am married, live in Round Rock
All four of our children have attended DFT!
I love teaching 1st graders and seeing their growth!
Mrs. Grimes’ Daily Schedule
7:40-7:55 Enter from hall, Announcements, Lunch Count
9:00- 10:00 Guided Reading/Daily 5
11:10-11:30 Words Their Way
1:30-2:05 Social Studies/Science
2:05-2:30 DFT Time
Writing 8:00- 9:00
Planning, Draft, Revise, Edit , Publish
Topics important to students
Conventions: capitalization, punctuation, spelling
Read to Self
Work on Writing
Read to Someone
Listening to Reading
Recess 10:00- 10:20 Lunch 10:37-11:07Please send money labeled in an envelope or baggies1st Grade teachers allow students to purchase ice cream or snack only on Fridays . (if ok with parents)
P.E. Tuesday, Thursdays, & ½ every other Friday
Wear tennies to school on PE days (no time to change shoes)
Music on Mondays & ½ of 2 Fridays a month
Art on Wednesdays & ½ of 2 Fridays a month
Variety of resources
Heavy on Problem Solving
variety of resources
Teacher works with a small group that needs extra help in a certain area.
The majority of the class works in a larger group with an instructional aide.
Color Clip Chart
1. Starts each day on green.
2. If a student does not follow classroom agreements, they must move their clip in the following order and miss some recess time to reflect on their choices.
4. Red (Office and/or call to parents)
Please initial each day on the behavior chart that you saw and discussed behavior with your child.
Please email or call with any questions/concerns.
Verbal Praise & Reinforcement
Caught Being Good Slips
Whole Class Incentive
Please send a note or call the office if your child needs to go home a different way.
Teachers may not be able to answer or check phone messages before end of the day.
Please discuss student work with your child
Much of work is kept in spirals/notebooks at school
Empty folder, Sign, then Return on Wednesdays
To do unfinished homework
Or to complete work not finished in class
Students go out to recess when finished
Number Grades on Word Study Tests and Math Tests
Daily work: or or
Teacher may ask for Work /Tests to be corrected at
home and returned .
Each Nine Weeks
No number grades
Stages 1, 2, 3, 4 will be marked
2’s are fine for all year up until end of 3rd 9 weeks
Parents may keep report card, sign and return envelope
Volunteer basket by door, I f I know you are coming I will put things we need help with.
Volunteers may work on the desk outside our door
If you plan to volunteer at all this year (field trips, etc)…You must fill out an Online Volunteer Application each year.
See link on our website
Please sign up at the front table for a fall parent teacher conference.
Please contact me anytime with questions or concerns.
My goal…For your student to love learning & school!