Students in first grade will be using Kids a-z in their classroom and in the library. This is a reading site where students are able to listen to and read leveled books independently and take quizzes on content they have read.
Students my login during school hours to take a quiz one a book they read at home.
Contact your classroom teacher if you are unsure of your login.
Some of our other curricular goals throughout the year include:
Features of Non Fiction Text
Various Author Studies - including Leo Lionni and Dr. Seuss
Retell Charts - sequencing of story
Features of Fiction Text
Comparison of Fiction and Non Fiction Texts
Parts of a Book
Introduction to sections of the library
Students in grade one are working to independently login in to desktop computers and Accelerated Reader with their own username and password. We will be reading the Elephant and Piggie series by Mo Willems in library. Students will be able to practice logging in and taking AR quizzes independently. Be on the lookout for TOPS reports which will display your child's progress on Accelerated Reader quizzes.
Students will be participating in the Hour of Code. A nationwide program that encourages students to learn about computer coding. The students will be learning the basics of computer coding. in a fun and engaging way. This year hour of code has partnered with Disney and their new movie Moana if you would like more information go to http://partners.disney.com-hour-of-code