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Read Every Day

Read every day at home!​

First Graders - Required Reading 60 minutes per week

Reading may be to your child, with your child, or your child reading to you. Practice reading may include comics, menus, street signs or store signs (environmental print) or even cereal boxes

G.Mc Pherson (Admin)10/10/2013 8:38 AM
Welcome to First Grade!

Welcome to First Grade!  We are going to have a great year learning together.

Jean Shircliff8/16/2013 2:15 PM
  
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Meet the Teacher - Mrs. Jean Shircliff
 
This is Mrs. Shircliff's 18th year at High Plains. Mrs. Shircliff has 2 daughters and 2 cats.  Mrs. Shircliff loves crafts and outdoor activities.
 
Philosophy:
Those who teach...never cease to learn.
 
 
 
Curriculum
 
Reading
   -McGraw-Hill Wonders Reading Series
     Student use anthologies and leveled readers
   -The Daily 5 Reading Rotations / Strategic and Intensive 
   -Orton Gillingham
   -Seeing Stars - Developing Symbol Imagery
 
 
Math
   -Howard County Math/CCSS
     Addition 
     Subtraction 
     Time 
     Money
     Measurement 
     Fractions 
     Geometry 
     Graphing Data
 
Writing
   -Nancy Fetzer Writing
   -Handwriting Without Tears - Manuscript
 
 
Spelling
   -Seeing Stars - Developing Symbol Imagery 
     Weekly Spelling Words / Sight Words
  
 
Social Studies:
   Holidays 
   Geography / Map skills
   Communities
   Families
   Safety
   History
   Economics
   Civics
   Current Events / Scholastic News
 
Science Units:
   Pebbles, Sand, and Silt
   Properties
   Living Things
 
 
 
Policies, Procedures, and Classroom Information
 
Snacks:
   You may bring a snack for morning recess.
 
Field Trips:
   To be determined
 
Star Student:
   Star student is the class VIP for one week
 
Birthdays:
   You many bring a treat to share on your birthday
 
Lunch:
   Money may be added to student account in school or online.
 
Blue Daily Homework Folders
  Homework goes home Monday through Thursday and is always due the next day.
   
Planners:
 The student planner should be reviewed and signed daily by a parent or guardian.
  First grade required reading for Reading Log is 60 minutes a week.
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