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Syllabus  

 

First Grade Syllabus

 

Teacher: Ms. Leslye Essex

 

Email: lessex@perrycountyal.org

 

Phone: 334-683-6741 ext. 25327

 

Conference Time: 12:25 1:10

 

Student Responsibilities:

 

The student will:

 

  • Bring necessary materials to school.

    Pencils, papers, crayon, glues, and scissors

  • Complete daily work assignments on time.

  • Complete homework Mon. – Thur.

  • Follow all classroom rules and procedures.

 

Family Support:

 

The family needs to:

 

  • Check and go over homework and Monday’s folder

  • Encourage reading

    Have your first grader read aloud to build reading fluency

  • Provide a quiet place for your first grader to work and study

  • Make every attempt to see that your first grader attends school regularly and arrive on time.

 

Grading Scale:

 

A – 90% - 100%

 

B – 80% - 89%

 

C - 70% - 79%

 

D – 69% - 60%

 

F - 59% and below

 

 

 

 

 

Francis Marion School Mission Statement:

 

Francis Marion strives to be a community of learners in which all members act respectful, responsible, and resourceful. We will provide our students with a strong academic foundation to help them reach their true potential in becoming college and career ready.

 

English Language Arts

 

Reading

 

The students will:

 

  • Identify the different types of genre in literature

  • Comprehend what they read and hear

    Examples include: drawing conclusions, predicting outcomes, cause and effect, and sequencing

  • Reading fluently and independently

  • Develop vocabulary skills

  • Demonstrate understanding of spoken words, syllables, and sounds in words

 

 

 

English/Grammar

 

The students will:

 

  • Identify different parts of speech

  • Demonstrate the conventions of standard English grammar an usage when writing

 

Spelling

 

The students will:

 

  • Take weekly spelling tests

 

Writing

 

The students will:

 

  • Identify letters

  • Form letters correctly

  • Have correct spacing between words

  • Complete Superkids activities

 

Math

 

Addition and Subtraction

 

The students will:

 

  • Solve addition and subtraction problems for sums and differences to 20

  • Solve addition and subtraction problems using two-digit numbers

 

Place Value

 

The students will:

 

  • Understand that the two digits of a two-digits of a two-digit number represent the amount of tens and ones

  • Compare two two-digit numbers based on meaning of the tens and ones digit (>,<,=)

 

Fractions

 

The students will:

 

  • Identify fractions, parts of a whole

 

Geometry

 

The students will:

 

  • Identify basic shapes

    Two-dimensional and three dimensional

 

Measurement

 

The students will:

 

  • Tell time to the hour and half hour

  • Order objects by length

 

Graphing

 

The students will:

 

  • Organize, represent, and interpret data

  • Ask and answer questions about a graph

 

Science

 

Earth, Life, and Physical

 

The students will be active engagement in:

 

  • Asking questions

  • Communicating ideas

  • Exploring with scientific tools in order to explain scientific concepts

  • Processes like scientific investigation and reasoning

    Matter and energy, force, motion, and energy.

    Earth and space, and organisms and environment

  • Seeking answers to those questions through simple observations and descriptive investigations

 

Social Studies

 

The students will:

 

  • Discuss community life

  • Discuss map skills

  • Discuss current events

  • Discuss various holiday throughout the year

  • Discuss the different seasons of the year

 

Disciplines and Consequences

 

  • 1st offense – Verbal Warning ( Conference)

  • 2nd offense- Phone call home

  • 3rd offense – Referral to the office

 


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