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Welcome to First
Grade
Mrs. Steinbeck
2013-2014
Daily Schedule
• 7:45-8:00 Broadcast/Attendance
• 8:00-9:00 Writing
• 9:00-9:30 Reading Intervention
• 9:30-10:40 Reading
...
Daily Schedule cont.
• 11:55 – 12:00 Bathroom Break
• 12:00 – 1:00 Math
• 1:05 - 2:10 Specials
• 2:10 – 2:35 Social Studie...
Curriculum Overview -
Reading
• Reading Components:
Read Aloud and Discussion
Mini-lessons – Phonics and Comprehension
Ind...
Phonics Skills
• Short Vowels
• Blends and Digraphs (st, gl, tr, th, sh)
• Long Vowel Patterns (ay, ee, magic e, oa)
• Com...
DECODING/Tricky Word
Strategies
• Break the word into pieces.
• Skip the word, read to the period and go back to the word....
Comprehension Skills
• Analyzing Story Elements
• Comparing and Contrasting
• Making Inferences and Finding Evidence to
Co...
Math Components
• Computation Strategies – counting
all, counting on, using known
combinations
• Minilessons (next slides)...
Math Minilesson
Concepts
• Adding sums up to 18 and their corresponding
subtraction facts
• Memorizing combinations for nu...
Math Minilesssons cont.
• Creating repeating and growing patterns
with numbers, colors, letters and shapes
• Identifying 3...
Homework
• Nightly Reading – 2 books a night
• Sight Words/Spelling Program
Individualized – Practice Daily
Colored Sheet ...
Behavior Expectation
• Be Safe – walking feet, hands to self
• Be Respectful – listening, kindness,
manners
• Be Responsib...
Birthdays/Unbirthdays
• Send snack for the class with your
child in the morning.
• Please make them individual
portions: n...
Field Trips
• October 28 – Junie B. Jones stage production at
Samford
• November 1 – American Village – Thanksgiving and
e...
SNACK
• Snack Calendar
• Snack choices – individual packs of
crackers, pretzels or goldfish or individual
packs of apple s...
Parent Conferences
• Held twice a year – October and March
• Review progress and areas of opportunity
Reminders
• P.E. is everyday – wear tennis shoes –
please no crocs, sandals or dress shoes
• The classroom can be cold – j...
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First Grade Parents' Night

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First Grade Parents' Night

  1. 1. Welcome to First Grade Mrs. Steinbeck 2013-2014
  2. 2. Daily Schedule • 7:45-8:00 Broadcast/Attendance • 8:00-9:00 Writing • 9:00-9:30 Reading Intervention • 9:30-10:40 Reading • 10:40-11:10 Recess • 11:10 – 11:25 Read Aloud • 11:25 – 11:55 Lunch
  3. 3. Daily Schedule cont. • 11:55 – 12:00 Bathroom Break • 12:00 – 1:00 Math • 1:05 - 2:10 Specials • 2:10 – 2:35 Social Studies/Science • 2:30 – 2:45 Pack-up/Dismissal
  4. 4. Curriculum Overview - Reading • Reading Components: Read Aloud and Discussion Mini-lessons – Phonics and Comprehension Independent Reading Individual Conferences Small Group Work Intervention Groups
  5. 5. Phonics Skills • Short Vowels • Blends and Digraphs (st, gl, tr, th, sh) • Long Vowel Patterns (ay, ee, magic e, oa) • Compound Words and Contractions (Sunday, can’t) • Synonyms and Antonyms (child, kid, ugly, dirty) • Homonyms (there, their)
  6. 6. DECODING/Tricky Word Strategies • Break the word into pieces. • Skip the word, read to the period and go back to the word. • Read the sentence again. • Think about what make sense. • Look at the picture. • Look for a little word in the big word. • Try the long and short sound for the vowels.
  7. 7. Comprehension Skills • Analyzing Story Elements • Comparing and Contrasting • Making Inferences and Finding Evidence to Confirm Thinking • Building and Applying Background Knowledge • Visualizing (Movie in Your Mind) • Determining Main Idea and Supporting Details
  8. 8. Math Components • Computation Strategies – counting all, counting on, using known combinations • Minilessons (next slides) • Math Calendar – white binders
  9. 9. Math Minilesson Concepts • Adding sums up to 18 and their corresponding subtraction facts • Memorizing combinations for numbers up to 10 • Telling time to the hour and half hour (minimum) • Recognizing and counting coins up to $1 • Counting up to and recognizing the place value of numbers less than 100 • Identifying fractions (halves, thirds, fourths)
  10. 10. Math Minilesssons cont. • Creating repeating and growing patterns with numbers, colors, letters and shapes • Identifying 3 dimensional shapes • Creating and analyzing data using charts, Venn diagrams and graphs • Analyzing data and explaining results
  11. 11. Homework • Nightly Reading – 2 books a night • Sight Words/Spelling Program Individualized – Practice Daily Colored Sheet – Learn to READ White Sheet – Learn to SPELL High Frequency Words Daily Assessment • Math Fluency Practice – games to practice their working number 3x a week
  12. 12. Behavior Expectation • Be Safe – walking feet, hands to self • Be Respectful – listening, kindness, manners • Be Responsible – complete work, follow directions, use time wisely
  13. 13. Birthdays/Unbirthdays • Send snack for the class with your child in the morning. • Please make them individual portions: no cakes or other items that need cutting. • Summer birthday – send in May • Email reminder to me
  14. 14. Field Trips • October 28 – Junie B. Jones stage production at Samford • November 1 – American Village – Thanksgiving and early colonial life • April - In School Planting Day with 3rd graders • May - Hoover community helpers (library, fire station, police station, mayor’s office)
  15. 15. SNACK • Snack Calendar • Snack choices – individual packs of crackers, pretzels or goldfish or individual packs of apple slices or grapes • Please place fresh fruit in small snack size ziplock bags • Other snacks will be sent back home
  16. 16. Parent Conferences • Held twice a year – October and March • Review progress and areas of opportunity
  17. 17. Reminders • P.E. is everyday – wear tennis shoes – please no crocs, sandals or dress shoes • The classroom can be cold – jacket/sweater • Book orders – send check only; one week window • Questions/concerns – email me at ssteinbeck@hoover.k12.al.us

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