Ms. Raines First Grade

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Welcome to the 2016-2017 School Year!!

My name is Hannah Raines and I am originally from Knoxville, TN where I graduated from Tennessee Technoligical University.  I have been teaching at Midland Park for 4 exciting years! I am looking forward to working with your child this year!

We will be learning a lot this year in first grade!

Our math series is broken into 10 units of study.

Unit 1 – Addition Concepts

Unit 2 – Subtraction Concepts

Unit 3 – Addition strategies to 20

Unit 4 – Subtraction strategies to 20

Unit 5 – Place Value

Unit 6 – Two-digit Addition and Subtraction

Unit 7 – Organize and use graphs

Unit 8 – Measurement and Time

Gold Star.pngUnit 9 – Two-Dimensional Shapes and Equal Shares

Unit 10 – Three-dimensional shapes

In readers workshop, we will learn strategies good readers use when reading.  Students will practice strategies by reading books on their level.

In writers workshop, we will learn how to write stories that tell about our life.  We will learn to form an opinion and tell why we feel this way.  We will write stories with facts and information.

In phonics, we will learn sight words, letters, and letter sounds.

In our reading groups, students will work in a small group with the teacher.  They will read stories that are on their instructional reading level.  During our reading group time, students will work at independent learning stations if they are not reading with the teacher.

In science, students will learn about motion, our earth, plants, and the sun and moon. In social studies, students will learn important concepts about our government, country, and our community.