1st Grade

Welcome to First Grade!

We are thrilled to guide your child into exploration,
learning, and growing this school year. 

Meet Your First Grade Teachers:

(from left to right)

Ms. Guarino, Ms. Reyes, Ms. Burgos, Ms. Kelly, Ms. Fabia, Ms. Liang

Class 1-1

Ms. Guarino and Ms. Reyes

Class 1-2

Ms. Burgos and Ms. Kelly

Class 1-3

Ms. Fabia

Class 1-4

Ms. Liang

 

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Phonics

Unit 1: Talking and Thinking about Letters

Unit 2: The Mystery  of the Silent e

Unit 3: From Tip to Tail: Reading Across Words

Unit 4: Word Builders: Using Vowel Teams to Build Big Words

Unit 5: Marvelous Bloopers: Learning through Wise Mistakes

Readers Workshop

Unit 1: My Family and Me

Unit 2: Stories with a Moral

Unit 3: Strong and Healthy

Unit 4: What I Can Do

Unit 5: It Happened to Me

Unit 6: Animal Stories

Writers Workshop

 September/October:  Writing Small Moments

October/November: Informational Writing: Writing How To's

November/December: Non-Fiction Chapter Books

January/February: : Writing Reviews

February/March: Writing Songs and Poetry

April/May: From Scenes to Series: Writing Fiction

May/June: Independent Writing Projects

Math

Mission 1: Add and Subtract Small Numbers

Mission 2: Meet Place Value

Mission 3: Measure Length

Mission 4: Add and Subtract Bigger Numbers

Mission 5: Work with Shapes

Mission 6: Add and Subtract to 100

Grade 1 Grading Policy

Grade 1 Grading Policy

  Report Card Grades Based On Grade Criteria
Reading

Teachers College reading level benchmarks

All marking period report cards, the overall ELA grade is the average of the reading, writing and listening scores.

Overall reading score will be the running record score - NOT the average of other reading components.

1st Marking Period 

November

1= C or below

2=D/E

3/ F/G

4=H or above

2nd Marking Period 

March

1= E or below

2=F/G

3=H/I/J

4=K or above

3rd Marking Period

June

1=F or below

2=G/H

3=I/J/K

4=L or above 
Writing

Scaled score on post on-demand assessments using Teachers college rubric for scoring. If multiple writing units occur during the marking period, the final report card grade is based on the average of all the post on-demand assessments. Deciding whether to round a half point up or down for the final grade is at the teacher’s discretion based on performance throughout the unit.

End of Unit Post- 75%

Published Piece, classwork, conferencing and small group work-25%
Number of Points Scaled Score
1-11 1
11.5-16.5 1.5
17-22 2
22.5-27.5 2.5
28-33 3
33.5-38.5 3.5
39-44 4
Math

Average of end of unit assessment scores given during the marking period.

Unit test- 75%

Classwork- 25%
 
Level 1 1-55%
Level 2 56-78%
Level 3 79-88%
Level 4 89-100%
Science

Average of end of unit assessment scores given during the marking period.

Unit test- 75%

Classwork- 25%
Level 1 1-55%
Level 2 56-78%
Level 3 79-88%
Level 4 89-100%
Social Studies

Average of end of unit assessment scores given during the marking period.

Unit test- 75%

Classwork- 25%

Level 1 1-55%
Level 2 56-78%
Level 3 79-88%
Level 4 89-100%
 

Grade 1 Promotional Policy

Grade 1 Promotional Policy

  January June
Attendance Minimum of 90% attendance is expected Minimum of 90% attendance is expected
Reading Levels Level E Level G
Reading Standards Level 2 or higher on standards for January Level 2 or higher on standards
Sight Words Minimum of 35 words from lists A-H Minimum of 90 words from lists A-H
Writing Standards Level 2 or higher on standards Level 2 or higher on standards
 Must Provide 1 on demand piece and 1 published piece (Level 2 or higher) 2 on demand pieces and 1 published piece (Level 2 or higher)
Math Standards Level 2 or higher on standards Level 2 or higher on standards
Homework A minimum of 80% of homework is expected to be completed A minimum of 80% of homework is expected to be completed
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