The SMART T Project is our first project this year in first grade. This project came home on Friday, August 12 with your child along with the instructions. We have been discussing the eight different "SMARTS" in our classroom. Students will get to create their own SMART T at home picking 2-3 "SMARTS" that best suits them. They may choose a variety of things to decorate their shirt. Students will get to present this project to the classmates, so don't forget to practice at home. The SMART T is due Tuesday, August 30. If you need another copy of the project, then I have one available for you on my webpage. I hope your child has fun with this project and I look forward to hearing all about them!
First grade is an exciting time as children embark upon new adventures in the world of learning. I am looking year as successful as it can be! I believe that you and I are a team working together to help your child develop emotionally and academically. You are the most important person in your child’s life and you are also a teacher in your child’s life. I know if we work together and communicate, your child will have a very successful year!
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Mrs. Melissa Danford
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Mrs. Melissa Danford
First Grade Teacher
The Villages Charter School
Spelling City(practice Spelling words on this fun website)
The Accelerated Reader (AR) program is a computer program that provides teachers and children with a fun and exciting way to boost reading skills. This program also serves as an assessment tool that allows me to monitor both the quantity and quality of reading practice that your child is engaged in.In my classroom we use Accelerated Reader in order to help students improve reading comprehension as well as to help them develop a love for reading. Accelerated Reader is an independent reading program based on the principle that practice improves reading. to view your child's progress in the AR (Accelerated Reader) program you can visit the website listed below. It is easy to get signed up and use this great service. You will receive emails to your personal email address when you child has tested. It is a valuable tool to use keeping in touch with your child's progress. Please take advantage of this resource offered to you. We are already racking up AR points so that we can earn as many AR points as possible. The first grade goal is 25 points by May. All first graders earning 25 points will get to attend the annual pancake breakfast. I have also encouraged students to aim higher towards the 100 point club. Students who earn 100 points will get to attend the annual pizza party.