• Children learn what they live
    Mrs.Callahan's Class 
    Special  Schedule

    DAY ONE –
    Gym

    DAY TWO –
    Music

    DAY THREE -
    Computers

    SNEAKERS MUST BE WORN ON DAY ONE!



    YOUR CHILD NEEDS TO KNOW THEIR BIRTHDAY (INCLUDING THE YEAR),
    ADDRESS, PHONE NUMBER, PARENTS FIRST AND LAST NAME, AND HOW TO TIE THEIR SHOES.
    PLEASE PRACTICE THESE SKILLS AT HOME. THANK YOU TO THE PARENTS WHO HAVE BEEN
    WORKING WITH THEIR CHILDREN.

     

    HOMEWORK
    POLICY

    The only homework that is expected in first grade is our Action 100 reading steps. You can also practice your addition and subtraction facts. Knowing these facts will make second grade easier.

     
    READING – READ 2 STEPS A NIGHT. THIS IS EQUAL TO 30 MINTUES. 

    READING/LANGUAGE:


    • vowel and consonant sounds

    • story comprehension

    • sequence of events

    • authors and illustrators

    • context clues

    • comparing and contrasting

    • making predictions

    • cause and effect

    • compound words and contractions

    • fantasy and reality

    • writing sentences

    • punctuation and capitalization

    • story writing



    MATH:


    • patterns

    • fractions

    • adding and subtracting

    • geometry

    • counting to 100, place value, data, graphs

    • word problems

    • measuring , probability



    SCIENCE:




    • Air and Weather

    • Insects

    • Balance and Motion



    SOCIAL STUDIES:




    • the family

    • communities

    • our country

    • our world

    • citizenship

    • kinds of jobs

    • holidays

    • Americans of long ago

    • map skills



    I have listed below a few reminders to help make your child’s school experience more rewarding.  Please talk to your son/daughter about these reminders.




    1. A good night’s sleep.

    2. Eat a healthy breakfast.

    3. Arrive on time for school.

    4. Be prepared for class.

    5. Pay attention.

    6. Raise your hand when you need
           to say something.

    7. Listen carefully, follow
           directions, and work quietly.

    8. Respect others—be kind with
           your words and actions.

    9. Respect school and personal
           property.

    10. Work and play safely.

    11. Always do your best work.



    If you ever have any questions or concerns, please don’t hesitate to contact me. The school number is
    732-681-2388 and my extension is 1116. My email address is Callahan@belmar.k12.nj.us



    Thank you in advance for your assistance and cooperation in making this year an exciting learning experience
    for all of the students!



    Mrs. Callahan