First grade Parent Night 2009 2010 powerpoint

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					Welcome to 1st grade
   Parent Night!

September 10, 2009
     Essential
    Question:
What will your child
learn in 1st grade?
  Georgia Performance Standards
              (GPS)

• Reading
• Math
• Language Arts
• Science
• Social Studies
      Pre and Post Tests

• Given at the beginning and
  end of each 9 weeks.
• Scores are posted inside
  school and on the Ware
  County Schools website.
Pre and Post Tests give
teachers information on
skills your child already
 knows and what they
    need to work on.
    Promotion Requirements

• 1st grade students must pass
  reading and math with a yearly
  average of 70 or higher.
• They must also pass at least two
  of the following:
   Language Arts
   Science
   Social Studies
Barrow’s
 Basics
      CRCT
Criterion Reference
Competency Test
     What is the CRCT?

• The Criterion Reference Competency
  Test is designed to measure how well
  students acquire the skills and
  knowledge described in the Georgia
  Performance Standards (GPS).
• This information is used to diagnose
  individual student strengths and
  weaknesses .
     When is the CRCT?

• This year the CRCT will be given
  on April 26 through May 1. Two
  weeks after Spring Break.
• Students will be tested on the
  Georgia Performance Standards
  in Reading, Language Arts, and
  Math.
Homework
What homework should I look for?

 Your child will have homework on Monday’s,
  Tuesday’s and Thursday’s. The homework
  could consist of reading, math or language
  homework.
 Please check your child’s folder each night!
  Homework should be placed on the right
  side of their folder!
 Right= Return to school / Left= Leave at
  home!
 Please make sure that you check over your
  child’s homework and make sure that it is
  correct. If you see that some of the homework is
  incorrect, please go back over the problems
  missed with your child. Homework helps
  reinforce the skills taught at home. Practice is
  important!!!!!!!
 Reading notes are sent home on Monday’s.
  This note tells the student and parent what to
  read. You may see that your child needs to read
  the story every night. Please make this as part of
  their homework.
Accelerated
  Reader
   (AR)
                What is AR?

• AR= Accelerated Reader
• AR is a reading program that we have to
  encourage reading.
• Please read the library book with your child and
  ask them questions about it.
• You may need to read the book several times
  before your child fully understands !!! That is
  O.k.!!!!!
• Your child will take a test on the book. The test
  consists of 5-10 questions.
• Points will be awarded based on the number
  correct.
• Each book is worth .5 points.
• Each student should take a minimum of 2 tests
  per week!!!!
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