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 8 Essential Question: Why do the sun and moon capture our imagination?
Do you know what the difference is between the sun and the night sky?
Essential Questions for Ready Math: Lesson 19: Tens and Ones (Understanding Tens, Making Tens, Groups of 10, and Special Number Cubes)
2 tens = 20 tens, 4 tens=40, 3 tens is the same as 3 groups of 10, 3 tens is the same as 30 ones, and 6 groups of 10 is 60 ones.
Math Problem of the Week: (Students can earn 5 ClassDojo Points for solving this math problem.)
Isaiah got 3 skateboards on Tuesday. Jazaiyah gave him 6 skateboards on Wednesday. Olivia gave Isaiah 5 more skateboards on Friday. How many skateboards does Isaiah have now?
_____Skateboards in all
Gavin had 25 baseball cards. He gave Jonah 5 baseball cards on Monday. He gave 5 baseball cards to Jade on Thursday. How many cards does Gavin have left?
______ Baseball cards left
Jokes of the Week:
1. Can February March?
No, but April May.
2. When is the letter "A" like a flower?
When a bee (B) comes after it.
3. When do people use their trampoline the most?
(Jokes by funkidsjokes.com)