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IST Grade 1 Open House presentation 2012-13

IST Grade 1 Open House presentation 2012-13



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Open house Open house Presentation Transcript

  • Welcometo Grade 1
  • Welcome to First Grade!What you learnabout today: Our team Communication Expectations Curriculum Helping your child
  • All About Our TeamWhere we are from? How long have we been in Tanzania? Our families? Something unique?
  • Tabitha Davis
  • Ashleigh Redman
  • Jessica Albrent
  • Sapna Kanabar
  • The Other Teachers Second teachers Joyce Dotto Catherine Kaswaka Patrick Mbughi Janet Muta Support Staff Ellen Claessens Nicki Lorenzini Crissy Loschi
  • CommunicationLink book Teacher to Parent individual communicationEmail Remember we are often teaching so cannot guarantee to check email during the day First initial + last name Except tadavis@istafrica.comBlog PLEASE subscribe Weekly updates
  • Food & DrinkHealthy! No soda, limited sweets and fried foodSnack 10 minutes in classLunch 20 minutes outside at picnic tablesDrinks Water bottlesAllergies?? Tell homeroom teacher
  • HatsNo Hat, No PlayPut name on hats Lost and found
  • Times6:50 Supervision7:00 Classroom Doors Open7:10 Class begins7:20 Considered late (mustgo to the office to obtain alate pass)1:45 Class ends1:55 After school activitiesbegin / all students must bepicked up
  • Measuring Academic Progress INDIVIDUAL Continuum All language Assessment Math Unit of Inquiry Pre and post assessment Observations Notes
  • Language ArtsReading Just Right Books – ICK DRAWriting Journal versus published writingSpeaking / ListeningPhonics / Spelling Jolly Phonics / SittonHandwriting Nelson
  • MathEveryday MathGamesWorkbook
  • Primary Years Program Units of Inquiry Who we are? Healthy choices Where we are in place and time? Maps and location How we organize ourselves? Citizens and communities How the world works? Habitats and animal groups How we express ourselves Celebrations Sharing the planet Why waste?
  • SpecialsIntegrated TechnologyPhysical EducationSwimmingKiswahiliMusicArtLibrary
  • Report Cards and ConferencesReport Cards January JuneConferences Parent-teacher Student led
  • Homework10 minutes ofhomeworkMonday throughThursday –maximum20 minutes ofreading daily
  • AssembliesFriday, November9, 2012Friday, March 10,2013
  • After School ActivitiesGrade 1 studentschoose two1:55-2:403 sessionsthroughout theyear
  • Helping your child at homeBreakfastSleepIndependence
  • We’re going to have a great year!