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Open house

  1. 1. Elsmere ElementaryClass of 2024
  2. 2. The ABCs of 1st Grade
  3. 3. A is for… Attendance  Please be sure to let the school know of any absences. American Education Week  On November 15th in the morning.
  4. 4.  Birthday B is for…  The Birthday Star  No food necessary  Whole class invitations only Buddy Class  Mrs. Peter’s 3rd graders Book Orders  Scholastic book orders-cheap way to get books for your children or even to give as gifts.  rm BC@Home  Bethlehem’s Parent communication tool. Allows me to send emails and for you to access your child’s report card. 
  5. 5. C is for… Celebrations  50th day of 1st grade-for grandparents  Thanksgiving with our buddy class  The Q and U wedding  Buddy Olympics  End of Year Performance-for parents If everyone signs up to send in one item, we should be all set. Communication  Please call me or email me.  Classroom website Conferences  Please sign up to discuss your child’s progress.
  6. 6. Elsmere’s Phone NumberClassroom Mrs. Baldwin’s Website email
  7. 7. D is for… Determination  Elsmere PRIDE  Personal Best  Respect and responsibility  Integrity  Determination  Enthusiasm
  8. 8. E is for… Elsmere Website Expectations  Follow directions quickly  Be safe, nice, brave  To maximize teaching and learning!
  9. 9. F is for… Families  -our social studies curriculum  Traditions  Roles  Responsibilities  Interdependence  Needs/wants  Friendship List  Please add your name to our class friendship list.
  10. 10. G is for… Games  Playing board games  Checkers  Uno  Monopoly Jr.  Guess Who  Boggle  Connect 4
  11. 11. H is for HOMEWORK expectations  Weekly homework packets (Friday to Friday)  Nightly Reading-student and parent  Look/read classroom website together  Writing about a family tradition  spelling, handwriting, details  Phonics page  Math page  Practice math facts-get flashcards  Math facts 0-5 +/- in K  Math facts 5-10 +/- in 1st
  12. 12. I is for Interesting words  Anytime your child comes across an interesting word in their reading time at home, please send it in and have them share it with the class.  We are word collectors!
  13. 13. L is for Lucky Ducks Leader  Rotates each day Lunch  Money to Miss Sara  No notes needed
  14. 14. M is for Morning Meeting  Circle opening/sharing time Magic Tree House  Read aloud time Magic Squeeze  Circle closing time
  15. 15. N is for Notes  Any notes sent from home should be addressed to me. THANK YOU! Non-Fiction  Biggest change in CCSS.
  16. 16. O is for 1,000 Book Program  Students will begin taking books home soon.
  17. 17. P is for Priority Words  30 common high frequency words from BCSD PTA Parent Readers  Come in and read us a short story
  18. 18. Q is for Q gets married!  To U!  Dress up event  Valentine’s Day Questions  Please, please quiz your child about their day, use our website to help you. Speaking and conversing are so much a part of your child’s learning.
  19. 19. R is for Report Cards  Nov/Dec  March  June Reader’s Theater  One child will be invited to read in front of their peers each Tuesday and Friday on a rotating basis  Short, simple book they practice at home
  20. 20.  Snack  Healthy snacks and water S is for Specials-on website SNAP words-4/week Schedule Science-weather, seeds and butterflies SUPER SAYINGS Sneakers
  21. 21. T is for Tying shoes Technology  Computer Lab, iPads, SmartBoard T-shirts
  22. 22. U is for Q of course!
  23. 23.  Visitors V is for  Sign in and out at the main office. Vacations  Family vacations are invaluable, however, taking schoolwork is next to impossible, especially with all our hands on learning. Please take lots of pictures and keep a journal. Volunteers  If you are interested in helping out in the classroom this year, you can let me know and I can send you home a form with items/ways that might interest you. Vowels  The hardest sounds to learn! Use the flip the sounds chart when reading with your child at home. This will help!
  24. 24. W is for Water bottle Website  Workshop- where we build on our skills  Reader’s-  Writer’s  Mathematicians  Scientist’s  Word Collector’s
  25. 25. X is for An EXCELLENT YEAR
  26. 26. Y is for You! Please stand and join me for our very own magic squeeze circle.
  27. 27. Z is for Zero! Please write your child a note before you leave and put it in their mailbox near the bathroom.