About the Teacher
Welcome to First Grade! I'm excited and looking forward to a wonderful year. I enjoy being a Classroom Teacher at Rio Calaveras School! This is my 15th year teaching at Rio Calaveras. I am proud to be apart of Rio's fun and educational community. I look forward to working with you and your child! This will be an amazing year!
Below are some important links to help make this year more successful!
ClassDojo Click on this link to checkout our class behavioral/management system. Students have their own codes to log into ClassDojo.
Kidsa-z.com Click on this link to have your child practice his/her fluency and comprehension skills. I would like to encourage all students to read every night for at least 30 minutes or more. There are Leveled Readers on this site to help your child improve and grow their reading skills.
AscendMath Click on this link to help your child practice their Flash Card Math (Yellow Rectangle). This is a fun site for students to improve their math facts skills.
Rio Calaveras Homepage to access i-Ready Math, LEXIA, and other important links.
Let's get organized! Rio Calaveras is an AVID School! We help students with their College Readiness! They use their AVID Desk Folders to organize their desks and school life.
Classroom Wish List:
- Clorox Wipes
- Hand Soap
- Tissue Boxes
- Box Tops
- Various Colors of Whiteboard EXPO Markers
Thank you parents for your donations!
Essential Question for Benchmark Advance ELA: Unit 5: How does technology make a difference in our lives?
Do you know what the difference is between the technology from the past and technology now? (Phones, computers, and transportation.)
Essential Questions for Ready Math: Lesson 10: Partners to 7, 8, 9, and 10.
1+____=7, 2+____=8, 3+____=9, 4+____=10
Math Problem of the Week: (Students can earn 5 ClassDojo Points for solving this math problem.)
Leanna had 20 Nintendo Switches. She gave 7 Nintendo Switches to Han on Monday. She gave 10 Nintendo Switches to Jonathan on Thursday. How many Nintendo Switches did Leanna have left?
_____Nintendo Switches Left
Faith ate 5 apples on Monday. Stephane ate 6 apples on Tuesday. Leevi ate 7 apples on Wednesday. How many apples did they eat in all?
______ apples in all
Jokes of the Week:
1. Knock, Knock.
Snow laughing matter.
2. Where's the coolest place to keep money?
In a snow bank.
3. What's for breakfast on really cold days?
(Jokes by funkidsjokes.com)