*Welcome to Open House* August 13, 2013 Mrs . Barton’s First Grade Please fill out the forms in the folder at your child’s desk -Kemp Volunteer Form -Classroom Volunteer F orm -Health History -Classroom Directory . All About Mrs. Barton. Married for 5 years
*Welcome to Open House*
August 13, 2013
Please fill out the forms
in the folder at your child’s desk
-Kemp Volunteer Form
-Classroom Volunteer Form
Early Childhood Education from
Virginia Tech (Go HOKIES!)
(this includes after school clubs)
Please make note of PE days (TENNIS SHOES!)
Will be updated each week (usually Monday). I will send an e mail notifying you of updates.
What’s on the blog?
- Upcoming Dates
- Class and school wide news
- Weekly Curriculum Overview
- Websites and activities
7:15-7:45 Students arrive, unpack, morning work, AR
7:45-8:00 Announcements, check morning work
8:00-8:20 Problem Solving and Number Talks
8:20-8:45 Handwriting and Phonics (Words Their Way, Make-A-Word)
8:45-9:20 Shared Reading
9:20-10:10 Guided Reading and Reader’s Workshop
10:10-10:48 Writer’s Workshop
11:40-12:50 Math Lesson and Math Workshop
2:00-2:15 Teacher Read Aloud/Pack up/Dismissal
being good. These tickets are drawn every Friday for a chance to
go to the Treasure Box where students can pick a class coupon.
hallway procedures to earn table tallies each week.
(We are “bucket fillers”….I’ll explain )
classroom rules. Please sign and return by Monday!
earn a FUN reward on Friday!
salmon-colored brochure inside your folder.
communicate to you how some standards are being taught in
the classroom. Here is an example:
Make a ten subtraction
- Teach grammar, language arts skills, writing skills
- model/instruct skills and strategies
- think-aloud, provide support
independently or in small groups to apply and extend writing
skills taught in mini-lesson and shared writing
- Differentiation: Individual Conferences
Read orally, think-aloud, comprehension skills, model
strategies (whole group with student participation)
Direct instruction on skills/strategies to create
student-sustained reading. Students will work on
comprehension, vocabulary, retelling, and fluency skills.
Look for book baggies to come home!
Reading Workshop: (example of workshop plan)
Students will work in small groups or independently on reading, writing,
phonics, grammar, and word work activities to extend and reinforce
aspects of language arts skills
Social Studies/Science Integration:
Informational books will be integrated into reading to help students
generalize their reading skills while making real world connections.
(Please see Parent Rubric in folder)
3+ Exceeds Standards- applies and inferences beyond expectations
3 Meets standards- consistently and independently
2 Progressing toward meeting the standard
1 Limited or minimum progress
toward meeting the standard
Practice Work – stickers/smiley faces/checkmarks/comments
Graded Papers – 3+, 3, 2, 1
Please be aware that standards are performance based. Children will be assessed in a variety of ways, which will include checklists, rubrics, teacher observation and paper/pencil tasks.
Learning Skills and Behaviors:
(Refer to Behavior Sheet)
S = Successful
P = Progressing
N = Needs Improvement
(Chocolate and Starbucks has been known to cure me of any irritations the above may cause)
Please do not remove this tag!
Any money coming to school for PTA, lunch, field trips, ASP, etc. should be placed in an envelope labeled with the following:
- child’s name
- money amount
- purpose for the money
(medicine free with no fever, vomiting, or diarrhea)
I will get back to you as soon as I can!
Still have questions?If you have any questions, please use the “parking lot” on the board. I will get back with you and address your concerns.Parent quiz
I am looking forward to a