News from Ms. Maher's Class!
Read all about everything going on in first grade! 9-27-13
OUR CLASSROOM WEEBLY!
Check it out!
"Making Choices" Color Chart!
Purple: Role Model (highest possible color)
Blue: Outstanding (above normal)
Green: Ready to Learn (Following classroom expectations for conduct and learning)
Yellow: Think About It (Not making the best choices/frequent reminders)
Orange: Make Better Choices (Consistent reminders)
Red: Not First Grade Behavior and Parent Contact (Lowest Possible color)
What you can expect your children to bring home in their Zip-Lock Book Bags:
Books - A new one every time I meet with your children, or a choice book from their book box.
Reading Log- Write the title of the book that your child reads to you or with you. Simply write the title and sign!
I will be introducing the different names for the groups I am meeting with to the kids next week. I have decided to name my reading groups as follows:
I chose patterns to differentiate between the colors we use on the "Making Choices" chart and to bridge the gap between the expansive reading levels we have in our class.
Everyone has been doing a great job of returning homework each day as well as the clear folders for notes from the school!
Ms. Maher's Wish list!
Special Thanks to the Hickey's and the Susa's for their contributions this week!
Our current needs include:
Colored Sharpie Markers
Goldfish Crackers (For back-up snacks)
Graham Crackers (For back-up snacks)
Small prizes for our prize store
If you are able to help us at this time, please contact me at firstname.lastname@example.org or through the contact form on our class Weebly!