First Grade Rm 18
Instructor: Richmond, A.
State Street School inspires lifelong learners and productive citizens by working collaboratively with families and the community. We are committed to academic excellence while fostering social development in a safe learning environment.
Welcome to the 2017-2018 School Year! I am so excited to be a part of your child's education and to have the privilege of working with a new group of students and their families this year. First grade is a year filled with tremendous growth and I look forward to learning and growing together! Please feel free to contact me at anytime with any questions or concerns. The best way to contact me is through the REMIND App or by email firstname.lastname@example.org . I want to thank you in advance for sharing your children with me. Please know I will treat them like my own and do everything I can to foster their social, emotional, and academic success. Here's to a great year and Go SHARKS!
Keeping Sharks Safe, Happy, and Healthy!
As we talk about the SHARK trait of Safety in class, I teach the students that being safe means keeping our bodies and our feelings happy and healthy. I thought it may help to share some ways to help ensure the safety and health of your little learner in first grade: Sleep, sleep, sleep! Your child works hard all day and an adequate night's rest is imperative to keep your child active and healthy at school. Healthy Food Choices! Please refer to the State Street School Handbook for more info. Proper nutrition is critical in keeping your child's brain boosted! Routine! Trying to adhere to a schedule/routine helps alleviate some of the anxiety of the
Grade One Syllabus and Curriculum Overview
Questions about the first grade curriculum? Wondering what your child will be learning in school? Please refer to the Grade One Syllabus and Curriculum Overview under Files at the bottom of this webpage!
Responsive Classroom Approach to the First Six Weeks of School
The first six weeks of school are critical weeks at any grade level. During this period, teachers are getting to know and understand their students, while working to establish a safe and welcoming classroom environment. Taking the time to clearly define expectations and establish routines early on leads to greater productivity and invested learners in future weeks. Although your child may feel that the redundancy of going over rules and routines is not
Figure This: Math Challenges for FamiliesNCTM created this website posing real world problems to engage families and foster of a love of math outside the classroom.
FOSS Science WebsiteVisit this website to learn more about the science kits your child will be exploring this year.
Fundations Wilson Language ProgramHere is an overview of the multisensory, structured language program to address ELA foundational skills in grade one.
Interactive Sites for Education: MathA great online resource offering games and activities that support CCSS math curriculum!
Rhode Island Common Core Math StandardsFollow this link to view Rhode Island's Common Core Math Standards
Weds. : Library
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Mrs. Alissa Richmond
Fun Facts About Me:
- I live in Westerly with my husband and children.
- I have three sons ages 8, 6, and 3.
- I have taught preschool, 1st grade, 2nd grade, 3rd grade, and 5th grade....but 1st grade is my favorite!
- Some of my favorites things are: the color blue, owls, guacamole, and cozying with my boys!
- My two main rules in life are: be kind and try your best. If you do these two things, you will always succeed!