First Grade is dedicated to teaching children to strive for excellence in all areas and to love learning!
3 Marilyn Maloney
Masters in Education from University of North Texas with a Minor in Reading
Twenty years at Rosemeade Elementary
Reared in New Jersey
Enjoys being a roadrunner!
4 In Reading First Graders Will...
Participate in shared reading.
Read independently for pleasure.
Be exposed to a variety of rich childrens literature.
Create books based on readings in class.
5 In Math We Will...
Add and Subtract numbers 0- 18
Focus on ones and tens
Work on Shapes and Figures
Words are grouped by word families and rhyming words.
Tests are given on Fridays.
The tests need to be signed by a parent on Mondays following the test.
Students are responsible for returning the signed tests on Tuesdays.
7 Daily Schedule
Please see the daily schedule provided in the packet.
There are three scheduled bathroom breaks but children may obtain permission any time throughout the day.
8 My Web Page
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Order is Art Music PE
Children must wear appropriate attire on P.E. days.
If school is not in session the special day is skipped and the rotation continues.
Planning time is 945a.m. until 1040a.m. please feel free to call or e-mail. Maloneym_at_cfbisd.edu (972) 968-3000
Homework sheets will be sent home every Monday.
Parent/guardian initial every night.
Please read with children every night for 10-15 minutes.
Report Cards will be given every nine weeks.
Conduct and academic grades assigned.
Report cards will have numbers 1 2 3 4 assigned for specials.
12 Reading Program
Complete reading logs..
Parents initial sheets and students return.
Each childs name is put on wall with corresponding person for that set of hundred.
The number in the upper right corner is the number of books the student has already read prior to receiving the new reading log.
13 Rewards in the Classroom
Treats are fine but please no party invitations brought to school.
Treats can be handed out at 200 p.m.
Brownies or cookies are great choices.
15 Book Clubs
Scholastic Book Orders every month.
Please no cash checks only.
Orders are due Friday after they are sent home.
Approximately one to two weeks to receive order.
You may order online.
The average bedtime for first graders that leads to optimal functioning at school is 800 or 830 p.m.
17 It is Nice to Meet You!
Please feel free to call or e-mail whenever you need anything.
Planning time is from 945-1040a.m.
Thank you for coming this evening!
Telephone number is 972-968-3000 x 3032
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