Happy New Year

 

Wishing you all the best in 2018

 

Top 10 Ways to Raise a Reader

 

Top 10 Ways to Raise a Reader

10.  Read to your child every day.

9.  Continue to read with and to older children.

8.  Make stories come a live by using different voices.

7.  Be patient - have children read aloud at their own pace.

6.  Discuss what you are reading together.  Listen to your child's answers.

5.  Make reading time special.

4.  Encourage your child to read at least 15 mins. a day.

3.  Take along your child's favorite books wherever you go.

2.  Take your child to the library often.

1.  Be a role model- read on your own.

 

REMEMBER- By encouraging your child to read,

you are helping to ensure school success.

Top 10 Tips for Homework

 

Top 10 Ways to Help Your Child with

HOMEWORK

 

10.  Let your child know that homework is important and valuable.

9.  Set a regular time each day for homework and

make sure your child has time to unwind after school.

8.  Be sure your child has all essentials.

7.  Help your child get organized.

6.  Have a quiet, clean and well lit place to study, with a comfortable chair.

5.  Discourage distractions, including TV or iPads.  Allow for breaks.

4.  Be available to answer questions or to help quiz your child.

3.  Keep homework their responsiblity to complete, but check work and discuss.

2.  Read any comments the teacher has made on returned assignments.

1.  If homework problems arised, contact the teacher for clarifications.

 

REMEMBER - Praise your child for homework done to the best of their ability.

1st Gr. Spelling City

Spelling City Website

A fun way to practice spelling words.

Go to my webpage and click on the web links

on the left side to find the short cut for the sight.

15 Ways to Ask Your Kid About Their Day.

15 Ways to Ask Your Kid About Their Day.

1.  Tell me about three different times you used your pencil today at school.

2.  If you got to be the teacher tomorrow what would you do?

3.  What was your favorite part of lunch?

4.  Where do you play the most at recess?

5. Who in your class do you think you could be nicer to?

6.  What word did your teacher say the most today?

7.  Tell me something good that happened today.

8.  When were you the happiest today?

9. Tell me one thing that you learned today.

10.  How did somebody help you today?

11. How did you help somebody today?

12.  If I called your teacher tonight what would she tell me about you?

13.  Where is the coolest place to be at in school?

14.  What was the best thing that happened at school today?

15.  Tell me something that made you laugh today.

 

Scholastic Book Orders

 

Please place your child's order on line.  

The online code is   FXZLR 

 

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Welcome to 1st grade.

 

Welcome to the Hive

It's great to BEE a 1st grader