McCalla Community Academy
K-3rd grade Sessions
What are Community or Parent Academies?
The Community Academy year-round, parent engagement initiative of helping parents become full partners in their children’s education. The goal of this program is to provide educational excellence for all of our children by informing parents about the importance of their roles, uniting families and schools, and giving parents resources to help students regarding reading, math, behavior, study skills, etc…
The sessions will provide grade level state standards, expectations per nine weeks in reading and math, information on grade level testing, and information regarding the Alabama Literacy Law.
Agenda of Webex Meeting
Learn about the Literacy Law and how it impacts K-3
Phonics First and Heggerty Programs/Wonders Program
Three Part Drill (Phonics First)
Tap Mat (Phonic First)
First Grade Expectations
Second Grade Expectations
Third Grade Expectations
Standard Based and Traditional Grading
First Grade Information
First Grade Reading Expectations:
➩Read 55 words per minute by end of 1st grade with accuracy
➩Recognizes and reads grade level high frequency (red) words
➩Apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words (Blending
First Grade Math Expectations:
➩Count, write and recognize numbers 0-120
➩Demonstrate understanding of place value
➩Fluently add and subtract within 10
➩Represent and solve problems using addition and subtraction within 20
➩Add within 100, including adding a 2 digit and 1 digit number
➩Student should read daily at home.
➩Parents please initial daily calendar and check newsletter.
➩Send a healthy snack and bottled water daily.