About the Teacher
Welcome to First Grade! I am excited and look forward to a wonderful year. I enjoy being a Classroom Teacher at Rio Calaveras School! This is my 16th 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 or any disinfecting wipes
- Hand Soap
- Tissue Boxes
- Box Tops
- Various Colors of Whiteboard EXPO Markers
Thank you parents for any donations!
Benchmark Advance ELA: Unit 1 Being a Good Community Member
Essential Question: Why do people get involved in their communities?
"Helping one person might not change the world, but it could change the world for one person." ~Jeffrey Ross
Essential Questions for Ready Math: Lesson 0: Lessons for the First Five Days of School
How can you show 10 with counters? 6 and 4 3 and 7 5 and 5
Can you show other ways to make 10 with counters? ______ Explain your thinking?______
Math Problem of the Week: (Students can earn 5 ClassDojo Points for solving this math problem.)
James got 3 skateboards on Tuesday. Serenity gave James 5 more skateboards on Friday. How many skateboards does James have now?
_____Skateboards in all
Ethan likes baseball cards. Delilah gave him 5 baseball cards on Monday. He got 5 more baseball cards on Thursday. How many cards does Ethan have in all?
______ Baseball Cards in all
Jokes of the Week:
1. Why did the teacher wear sunglasses to school?
Her students were so bright!
2. Which season do math teacher's like the most?
3. Where do sheep go for summer vacation?
(Jokes by funkidsjokes.com)