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1st grade curriculum requirements

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  • 1. First Grade Curriculum Requirements
    August 31, 2010
  • 2. This Is Not the First Grade of Yesterday!
    Preparing Our Children
    For the Future
  • 3. Reading is Essential
    Reading Levels
    On level means the ability to read and comprehend independently as measured by the DRA. (Developmental Reading Assessment)
    First 9 weeks- level 6-8
    Second 9 weeks- level 10-12
    Third 9 weeks- level 12-14
    Fourth 9 weeks- level 16-18
  • 4. Reading is Essential
    Initial reading focus is on the use of Strategies (levels 2-8)
    Secondary focus is on Comprehension and Fluency (levels 10 and higher)
    Students reading at a level 20 and above will be Stretched in their comprehension development vs. moving to a higher level
  • 5. Reading is Essential
    Nightly reading is imperative to reading success.
    15-30 minutes each night.
    Reading to your child
    Choose different genres and types of materials: fiction, non-fiction, poems, biographies, newspapers, magazines, comic strips, picture books and chapter books
  • 6. Accelerated Reader/Renaissance Place
    Promoted by the school to enhance independent reading
    Range of level is determined by DRA and comprehension
    Goals are set each 9 weeks by the teachers, but will be tailored for individual students
  • 7. Writing
    First Grade Expectations/SSS
    Sight Words
    Across the curriculum
    FUN, FUN, FUN!!!!!
    Focus on handwriting at home
    Encourage your child to write at home as well
  • 8.
  • 9. Math CurriculumNext Generation Sunshine State Standards
    Basic Facts
    Tens and Ones
    Geometry
    Patterns
    Measurement
  • 10. Science
    The Nature of Science
    Five Senses
    Inquiry Skills
    Science Tools
    Physical Science
    Matter
    Energy
    Forces and Motion
    Earth Science
    Processes that shape our Earth
    Earth and Space
    Life Science
    Animals
    Plants
    How living things interact with their environment
    MOSI Field Trip
    We will also be having 2 in-house science field trips
  • 11. Social Studies Alive!!
    Similarities/Differences
    Compare/Contrast History to a child’s world
    Involves a variety of reading experiences
    Retelling stories, singing songs, theatrics and games
    Re-enacting an event
    Responding to related writing prompts
    Making timelines and maps
    Brainstorming solutions to problems of the past, present and future
    Also may use Social Studies Weekly newspaper/Weekly Reader
  • 12. SAT 10(Stanford Achievement Test)
    Standardized test comparing first graders nationally on basic reading and math skills
    Preparation
    Administered early Spring
  • 13. Grading System
    Grade Conversions
    E = evident progress 100-90 %
    S= satisfactory progress 89-70%
    N= needs more time to develop 69-60%
    U= unsatisfactory progress 59-0%
    Progress alerts-sent home at the midpoint of every grading period, or more frequently in the event of teacher concern
  • 14. Awards Recognition
    Progressive Pony
    Positive Pony
    Pony Pride
    Perfect Attendance
  • 15. Classroom Newsletters
    Monthly
    Academic information
    Current events
    Up coming events
    This year, most of our newsletters will be posted on our class websites. Please check-very important!!!!
  • 16. First Graders love their Volunteers!!
    Ready Reader
    Great American Teach-In
    Junior Achievement
    Fall Festival
    Red Ribbon Week
    P.T.A/Dad’s Club
    Chaperones for MOSI
    Special classroom activities
    SERVE application

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