Open house ppt 2010 2011

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Open house ppt 2010 2011

  1. 1. Welcome to First Grade! Open House Ms. Ellington’s Class
  2. 2. Welcome Parents and Students! <ul><li>Goals for the open house: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>To help you understand the work your child will be doing throughout the school year </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To explain the county expectations of your child </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>To share information about how you can support your child’s learning </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Meet Ms. Ellington… <ul><li>Pinellas County Schools – Grades K-3 for 19 years </li></ul><ul><li>Master’s Degree Curriculum and Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>National Board Certified Early Childhood Generalist </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher of Early Childhood Courses – University of Phoenix – 8 years </li></ul><ul><li>I love teaching and believe in teaching to your child’s unique learning styles. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Curriculum Goals <ul><li>Reading/Language Arts – Reading Units Of Study, MacMillan Treasures </li></ul><ul><li>Math </li></ul><ul><li>Social Studies, Science, and Health </li></ul><ul><li>Music, Art, PE </li></ul>
  5. 5. Reading/Language Arts <ul><li>Reading Units of Study, MacMillan Treasures Reading Program </li></ul><ul><li>Small Group Guided Reading Instruction </li></ul><ul><li>Weekly Vocabulary </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehension Monitoring </li></ul><ul><li>Phonics </li></ul>
  6. 6. Math <ul><li>Harcourt Math Series </li></ul><ul><li>Everyday Math Games </li></ul><ul><li>Student Centered Mathematics – Van de Walle </li></ul><ul><li>Problem Solving </li></ul><ul><li>Fewer Objectives </li></ul><ul><li>More in-depth discovery </li></ul>
  7. 7. Social Studies, Science, Health <ul><li>Integrated Approach to Real World </li></ul><ul><li>Discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Cooperative Grouping </li></ul><ul><li>Hands-On Activities </li></ul>
  8. 8. Assessments/ Report Cards <ul><li>Reading/Writing – August/September, December, and April </li></ul><ul><li>November, February, June </li></ul>
  9. 9. Classroom and School Rules <ul><li>Classroom rules will be created as a team with student input </li></ul><ul><li>School wide behavior plan </li></ul>
  10. 10. School Policies <ul><li>Beginning of year packet </li></ul>
  11. 11. Get Involved… <ul><li>There are many opportunities for you to become involved in our classroom activities </li></ul><ul><li>Room mother </li></ul><ul><li>Green Team </li></ul><ul><li>Field Trip Chaperones/Drivers </li></ul><ul><li>Fund Raisers and Special Events </li></ul><ul><li>Volunteer Form </li></ul>
  12. 12. Classroom Blog… <ul><li>www.sailingintolearning.blogspot.com </li></ul><ul><li>Release form </li></ul>
  13. 13. Questions??

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