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Ms. Lopez 1st Grade


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Title: Ms. Lopez 1st Grade

Ms. Lopez1st Grade
  • Welcome Parents!

All About Mrs. Lopez
  • Born and raised in Miami, FL
  • This is my 5th year teaching
  • I graduated from Florida Atlantic University in
    December, 2009 with a Bachelors of Science in
    Elementary Education with an ESOL endorsement
  • I am currently working on a Masters in Curriculum
  • I have an immense passion for teaching

Class Subjects
  • The subjects we cover during 1st grade are
  • Math
  • Science
  • Language Arts/ Writing
  • Social studies
  • Reading

Class Schedule
  • Every day the students receive instruction in
    Reading, Writing, Math, Science, and Social
  • Specials
  • Tuesdays Music
  • Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays Spanish (Ms.
  • Monday - Friday P.E. (Coach Arias Coach

Behavior Chart
  • Outstanding, Great Job, Good Job A (Excellent)
  • Ready to Learn B (Good)
  • Think About It C (Can do better)
  • Slow Down D (Warning)
  • Parent Contact F (Call home/ parent conference)

Classroom Community
  • Our classroom is a community. In our community,
    we have rules to help us get along with each
  • Our class rules are
  • Dont stand up without permission
  • Raise your hand to speak
  • Respect others
  • Listen carefully at all times
  • Always follow directions
  • Keep your hands to yourself
  • Always try your best

  • A 90-100 Outstanding progress
  • B 80-89 Above average progress
  • C 70-79 Average progress
  • D 60-69 Lowest acceptable progress
  • F 0-59 Failure
  • Z 0 Incomplete
  • If your child receives a grade lower than a C in
    any test/assignment it will be photocopied and
    sent home for you to sign and review with your

Homework Folder (Red Folder)
  • Left Side Parent Communication
  • Notices/ Letters to parents
  • Papers to keep at home
  • Right Side Homework
  • Homework packet
  • Please tear out Math Reading practice book
    pages and attach it to the homework packet

Homework Policy
  • Homework is given Monday-Friday
  • Students are responsible for taking home their
    homework packets.
  • Students will ALWAYS have Spelling, Reading,
    Sight Words and Math homework. Science and Social
    Studies is occasional.
  • Students must complete homework EVERY night
  • Homework is to be turned in the following Monday.

Tardiness and Attendance
  • School starts at 815 a.m.
  • If students arent in the classroom by the time
    the announcements start, please check in at the
    school office before coming to class.
  • If students are tardy 10 times, they will receive
    a referral.
  • It is VERY important that your child come to
    school everyday.
  • If your child is absent, you need to bring or
    send a note from home or a doctor.
  • After 5 unexcused absences, students will receive
    a referral.

Parent Volunteer Hours
  • Parents need to complete 30 hours per family
  • 1 1 hour
  • Useful items include
  • Gift cards (Barnes Noble, Borders, ACE
    Educational Store, Get Smart, etc)
  • Books for classroom
  • Copy paper
  • Other items on wish list

Parent Involvement
  • Parent Involvement Student Success
  • Support / Aide
  • Show interest in childs learning
  • Visit your nearest public library frequently

Study! Study! Study!
  • The last day of the week is test day.
  • Students will receive a study guide each week
    with all topics covered throughout the week
  • Students are responsible for studying their
    spelling words, sight words/ high frequency
    words, vocabulary words and other topics given in
    their study guides

My Goals
  • To provide my students with the academic and
    social skills needed to progress to 2nd grade.
  • To provide my students with strategies to score
    well on the SAT reading test and future FCAT
    writing and reading test

Classroom Tips
  • Our classroom is really cold, make sure to send
    your child to school with their green sweater.
  • Dont send your child to school with toys,
    bracelets, watches, lead pencils, etc.
  • Anything is a distraction!

How to contact me
  • Call me at (305) 698-9900. The staff in the
    office will write your name and number down and I
    will return your call by the end of the day or
    following morning.
  • Send a note in your childs homework folder.
  • E-mail me at
  • Please check my website nightly for updates and

Things to Remember
  • Projects are for the student not the parent
  • Make sure to initial home learning log daily
  • Write the students name if you need your childs
    portal pin (same as kinder)
  • Make sure to go back to the PARENT portal and
    REDO your volunteer status

Parent, Teacher Recipe
  • As sugar and flour come together to makeA
    wonderful cookie creation that you bake,Parents
    and teachers join as oneTo create an educated
    daughter or son

A Parents Influence
  • The child's first and most influential teacher
    is the parent. A child's ideas about education
    and its significance begin with the parent.
    Improving the effectiveness of the home as a
    learning environment is critical to promoting
    long-term school success.

Parents, Please Turn In
  • Open House Parent Survey
  • Sign Parent Sign in Sheets

Lets Have a Great Year!
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