Welcome to Ms. Pinson’s First Grade Class!. Heather Pinson Graduated from Lindenwood University...
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Welcome to Ms. Welcome to Ms. Pinson’s First Grade Pinson’s First Grade
Heather PinsonHeather Pinson
Graduated from Lindenwood University Graduated from Lindenwood University Summa Cum LaudeSumma Cum Laude
Completed several practicum experiences Completed several practicum experiences in First Grade.in First Grade.
Student taught in Second Grade.Student taught in Second Grade.
Tonight’s GoalsTonight’s Goals
Build relationships between Build relationships between parents/teacher.parents/teacher.
Overview of what your child will be learning Overview of what your child will be learning in 1st grade.in 1st grade.
Gain an understanding of classroom/school Gain an understanding of classroom/school expectations, practices and schedule.expectations, practices and schedule.
How to help support and encourage your How to help support and encourage your children at home.children at home.
Truths (Beliefs)Truths (Beliefs)
Every child has the capacity to learn.Every child has the capacity to learn.
Students will gain the greatest benefit in an Students will gain the greatest benefit in an environment in which they feel safe and environment in which they feel safe and accepted.accepted.
Making choices (and mistakes) is an integral Making choices (and mistakes) is an integral part of learning.part of learning.
Daily ScheduleDaily Schedule
Everyday MathEveryday Math
Spiral learningSpiral learning Games/Hands on Games/Hands on
activitiesactivities Math BoxesMath Boxes HomelinksHomelinks Profile SheetsProfile Sheets Grouping in Grouping in
EM Games OnlineEM Games Online
www.everydaymathonline.com Provides access to SRB as well as games.Provides access to SRB as well as games. Login cardsLogin cards
Independent Reading Literacy Centers Guided Reading Books Nightly Reading- 10
Minutes Star Reader Booklet Reading Bag
Social StudiesSocial Studies &&ScienceScience
•Rules & Where People Live
•Past & Present
•Solids & Liquids
•Air & Weather
Lucy Calkins Units Lucy Calkins Units of Studyof StudyWriting “Portfolio”Writing “Portfolio”AssessmentAssessment
Topics for WritingTopics for Writing
Create list on MondayCreate list on Monday
Study nightlyStudy nightly
Test on FridayTest on Friday
Challenge ListChallenge List
•Zaner-Bloser Handwriting Program
•Please reinforce using Headline, Midline, and Baseline at home
Classroom Classroom ExpectationsExpectations
•Working together in a respectful, kind manner so that every person is capable of reaching their goals.
•Ensuring that our actions and choices do not cause a problem for ourselves or anyone in our class.
•Follow the Meramec 5, so that our classroom and school is the best possible learning environment for all.
Classroom Expectations Classroom Expectations continued…continued…
•Take A Minute•1st time-No Action•2nd time-Think Sheet•3rd time-Call Home•4th time-Remove from room
Homework FoldersHomework Folders Math Homelinks Math Homelinks
(Monday-Thursday)(Monday-Thursday) Two times a week Two times a week
additional Math additional Math PracticePractice
Star Reader Booklet-10 Star Reader Booklet-10 minutes each night minutes each night (Due Friday or (Due Friday or last day of the week)last day of the week)
Weekend Workout-Weekend Workout-optionaloptional
Friday Friday FoldersFolders Graded papers Graded papers
& Important & Important notesnotes
Sign inside Sign inside paper and paper and write write commentscomments
Return on Return on MondayMonday
Field TripsField Trips
Information regarding field trip dues and Information regarding field trip dues and volunteers will be coming home soon.volunteers will be coming home soon.
Voicemail 854-6324Voicemail 854-6324 Meramec CurrentMeramec Current First Grade NewsletterFirst Grade Newsletter Curriculum Letter Packet Curriculum Letter Packet Friday FoldersFriday Folders Family LettersFamily Letters First Grade Website Parent/Teacher Parent/Teacher
Volunteer Volunteer OpportunitiesOpportunities
Late fallLate fall Help from homeHelp from home Variety of WaysVariety of Ways Lunch: 11:10-Lunch: 11:10-
Meramec ActivitiesMeramec Activities
• Rise & ShineRise & Shine• ScoutsScouts• Stay and PlayStay and Play
• PTOPTO• Parent-Principal Parent-Principal
DialogueDialogue• Community Book StudyCommunity Book Study
Out of School Out of School ActivitiesActivities
I would love to come, just get me a I would love to come, just get me a schedule and as much notice as schedule and as much notice as
Next session begins in 15 minutes.Next session begins in 15 minutes. Sign up for Conferences in the library.Sign up for Conferences in the library. Specialists are in the library.Specialists are in the library. Birthday Treats-Please give advance Birthday Treats-Please give advance
notice & pre-cut items. Dropoff at notice & pre-cut items. Dropoff at 9:00am9:00am
If you’d like to, write your child a quick If you’d like to, write your child a quick note on the paper provided on his/her note on the paper provided on his/her desk.desk.
•Mrs. O’Brien•September 7-17•Substitute-Julie Coleman•I will be checking my email as much as possible!!