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1st Grade

Hello families,
We are so relieved to be able to connect with you and our amazing students. It has been a long few weeks and the world has changed so much. We want you to know that we are here to support you in any way we can. Please be patient with us as we develop the most effective ways to engage and excite our learners while not placing any added pressure on you. 
This first week will focus on reconnecting with our students through videos and messages. We will also be supporting you and your child as they get signed on to their devices and connect to their Class Dojo Portfolio page.
There will be a weekly menu of activities posted on this page every Monday morning. Assignments and information will also be posted on the ClassDojo Message and Portfolio links. It is very important that your student logs on each Monday morning to see what is waiting for them. 
In addition, our reading expectation remains the same. All students should be reading 20 minutes per day. That can include independent reading, reading online (EPIC, PebbleGo, etc.) or being read to by a family member.
We will make the best of this challenging situation and hopefully, when it passes, we will all be stronger, smarter and more connected than ever.
With love and support,
Mrs. Deakin: dea010891@adams12.org
Mrs. Kless: kle020388@adams12.org
Ms, Marriott: mar022994@adams12.org
ATTENDANCE 
Attendance will be taken each Friday. We will base attendance on evidence of learning through books read on Epic, student writing and student math work.
MATERIALS/SUPPLIES
Please have these items ready each day for learning.
Pencil & sharpener
Notebook with lined paper, (loose sheets of lined or blank paper will work, too)
Crayons, colored pencils or markers
20 Counters (noodles, cereal, beans, pennies or other small items that are easy to count)
2 Dice
OFFICE HOURS
You can connect with your child's teacher at any time through ClassDojo or email. If you would like us to call you, please send a message with your phone number and we will reach out during the hours below:
Monday: 10:00-12:00am
Tuesday: 10:00-11:00am & 3:00-4:00pm
Wednesday: 10:00-12:00am
Thursday: 10:00-11:00am & 3:00-4:00pm
Friday: 10:00-12:00am
GRADING
We will continue to use the same 1-4 grading system throughout this period of remote learning. We are aware of the challenges we are all facing in these circumstances so we will be considering all of those factors. 
4: exceeds the standard
3: meets the standard
2: working towards the standard
1: below the standard


 
 

1st Grade Classrooms

Ms. Deakin's Class

Subject: General Education
Welcome to Ms. Deakin's classroom. We are excited to work hard this year to be good students, friends and cooperative learners. We encourage and support our classmates to persevere through the difficult times while being caring and respectful...

Mrs. Kless's Class

Subject: General Education
Welcome to the 2019-2020 school year. The first grade students are now used to the routines and rituals and they seem ready to roll up their sleeves and get to the hard work. Our days are always filled with challenges, laughs and hopefully plenty...

Ms. Marriott's Class

Subject: General Education
Welcome to Ms. Marriott's class! We are excited to continue our learning and growing this year. Students have been working together to build our classroom community and get to know each other. I try to help students feel comfortable to take...