First Grade Students

Teacher- Ms. Gaines

Instructional Assistant-Ms. Mitchell

Office Hours: 7:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

email address:

sgaines@dillardacademy.org smitchell@dillardacademy.org

Announcements & Reminders:

Anúncios e lembretes

School Closed

Veteran's Day November 11th

Early Dismissal @12:00 p.m. ~ November 22, 2022

Thanksgiving Holidays November 23rd thru 25th,

Return to school November 28th

Global Awareness -2nd Nine Weeks

Jamaica Country

Jamaica Facts for Kids

  • OFFICIAL NAME: Jamaica.

  • FORM OF GOVERNMENT: Parliamentary democracy.

  • CAPITAL: Kingston.

  • POPULATION: 2,812,090.


  • MONEY: Jamaican dollar.

  • AREA: 4,411 square miles (10,992 square kilometers)

  • MAJOR MOUNTAIN RANGES: Blue Mountains, John Crow Mountains, Don Figuero Mountains, Cockpit Countr

Masks are optional!

What are the learning objectives for the second nine weeks?


RL.1.1 (R) Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.


RI.1.2 (R) Identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.


Ask and answer questions about key details in a text.


Describe the connection between two individuals, events, ideas, or pieces of information in a text.


Write opinion pieces in which they introduce the topic or name the book they are writing about, state an opinion, supply a reason for the opinion, and provide some sense of closure.


NC.1. The learner will develop and apply enabling strategies and skills to read and write.

1.01. Develop phonemic awareness and demonstrate knowledge of alphabetic principle:

Social Studies Class

Overview of Objectives

What are the learning objectives for the second nine weeks?

Standard (s) NCES.1.G.2.1 - Explain ways people change the environment (planting trees, recycling, cutting down trees, building homes, building streets, etc.).

Overarching Concepts: People, Places, Environments

Standard 1.C&G.1 Understand how people engage with and participate in the community

Overarching Concepts: People, Engagement, Participation, Community

¿Cuáles son los objetivos de aprendizaje para las segundas nueve semanas?


RL.1.1 (R) Hace y responde preguntas sobre detalles clave en un texto.


RI.1.2 (R) Identifica el tema principal y vuelve a contar los detalles clave de un texto.


Hacer y responder preguntas sobre detalles clave en un texto.


Describe la conexión entre dos individuos, eventos, ideas o piezas de información en un texto.


Escriba artículos de opinión en los que presenten el tema o nombren el libro sobre el que están escribiendo, expresen una opinión, proporcionen una razón para la opinión y brinden una sensación de cierre.


NC.1. El alumno desarrollará y aplicará estrategias y habilidades favorables para leer y escribir.

1.01. Desarrollar la conciencia fonémica y demostrar el conocimiento del principio alfabético:

Clase de estudios sociales

Descripción general de los objetivos

¿Cuáles son los objetivos de aprendizaje para las segundas nueve semanas?

Estándar(es) NCES.1.G.2.1 - Explicar las formas en que las personas modifican el medio ambiente (plantar árboles, reciclar, talar árboles, construir casas, construir calles, etc.).

Conceptos generales: personas, lugares, entornos

Estándar 1.C&G.1 Comprender cómo las personas se involucran y participan en la comunidad

Conceptos generales: personas, compromiso, participación, comunidad

Word of the Month

Helpfulness -"the quality of giving or being ready to give help."

Sense of community is a feeling that members have of belonging, a feeling that members matter to one another and to the group,

"Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done instead of saying it can’t be done.” – Bo Bennett