Degrees and Certifications:
Welcome to Mrs. McDonald's first grade class!
Our daily schedule is as follows:
9:15 - 9:40 Breakfast and morning work
9:40 - 10:00 Morning Meeting
10:00 - 11:00 Math
11:00 - 11:25 Science or Social Studies
11:25 - 12:15 Arts Specialists (Drama, Music, or Visual Arts)
12:20 - 12:50 Lunch
12:50 - 1:20 Word Work and Phoics Skills
1:20 - 2:20 Reader's Workshop
2:20 - 2:50 Recess
2:50 - 3:50 Writer's Workshop
3:50 - 4:00 Dismissal
First graders work hard throughout the day in a classroom that is lively, cooperative and rigorous. I am excited to spend my tenth year of teaching with such a great group of learners!
Please feel free to email me at any time with questions or comments about your child's first grade experience!