Welcome to Mrs. Marck's Classroom!





 Hello! Welcome to class 1-Mk! Welcome back for another exciting school year! My name is Kimberly Marck and I am thrilled to be teaching first grade! This will be my 21st year teaching and my 6th year teaching first grade here at Memorial School! First grade is such an exciting year filled with learning and fun! I look forward to working with each of you as we become partners in your child's education. Please do not hesitate to contact me through emails, phone calls or notes with any concerns you may have.

kmarck@emersonschools.org  
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                                           ~Distant Learning~

Hello first grade families! Beginning on Monday, March 16th you will be able to access the assignments, and any resources needed to complete them, here on our class website. I will be readily available during "school hours" through email and the ClassTag app for any questions you may have so please don't hesitate to reach out!

As you begin to prepare for Distant Learning tomorrow, please note that the Specials lessons and activities can be found through the link of the weekly syllabus on each of the first grade teachers websites. It is also posted on each of the Specials teachers websites. Feel free to participate in the Specials activities in any order your child prefers. They can follow the syllabus or stick to their regular Specials schedule when in school. Please know I am here to answer any questions, thank you!

Distant Learning  6/15-18
***Here are some resources your child will need during Distant Learning.
Please click on the links below to access them.

Please note that: Specials Lessons/Activitiesare linked at the top of each weeks' syllabus. You can also access them through each individual Special teacher's website. Your child can follow their normal Specials schedule or choose the order they want!

Links:

Scholastic News Do Pigs Wear Sunscreen?


Scholastic News Saving Gibson


Sample schedule linked HERE


** Please note our Vooks username is different from the sheet sent home!




*Club Word Lists are available if you lost/misplaced yours. Please do not go ahead with lists at this point



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**NEW! Links to fun activities & resources will be posted here

Science Experiments for kids! http://sciencemadefunkids.net/

High Touch High Tech Science has experiments Live every day on their Facebook page: High Touch High Tech - Science Made Fun! and BONUS if you can't make it live, they record the experiments and share them!

Mayo Performing Arts Center - A few sections that are relevant for your first grader and their siblings! When you visit the page feel free to explore the Music section (children's music), Authors and Speakers, and Visual Arts.  https://www.mayoarts.org/virtual-arts

Cincinnati Zoo Facebook page - Each day at 3:00 pm they are going LIVE and teaching about one of the animals in the zoo!

GoNoodle - Good Energy at Home: Movement activities from silly songs, yoga, and guided dance to help get your child moving.


Other FREE online resources...

ABCmouse and ReadingIQ have provided free access for young children during times of distance learning. To access these online services, please click HERE.

NJLA will be hosting a "Children's Story Hour" from 10-11 in the morning on their YouTube Channel (New Jersey Literacy Association). Their team intends to go live on Monday. For more information, please click HERE.


VocabularySpellingCity is offering free access to their site for the rest of the school year to every school affected. To take advantage of this offer, simply enter the code: VSCFree90 upon registration on our website, and you’ll immediately have access to this powerful tool, no matter where you or your students are!


Scholastic (different from Scholastic News)

https://classroommagazines.scholastic.com/support/learnathome.html


PBS Kids 

http://public.pbs.org/PBSKIDSDaily?source=email







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Our Class schedule:

Monday~Music
Tuesday~PE
Wednesday~Library
Thursday~Spanish
Friday~Art



Scholastic Book
Order

Scholastic book orders are sent home monthly. This is a wonderful opportunity for you to order "just right" leveled books for your child to read at home. When you place an order, our class earns points that I can use towards new books for our classroom library!

You have the option of ordering online, using the following link: 
Order here!


Please be sure to enter our class code:NGFTX

If you would rather send the order into school, please make sure all checks are made payable to Scholastic Reading Club. Cash will not be accepted.