First Grade                                         

    This website is an excellent resource to find information on our daily schedule, classroom discipline plan, Class Dojo, report card guidelines, testing information, and so much more. Explore and learn! If you have any questions or concerns please contact me at my school email address jennifer.bourque@marion.k12.fl.us  or call 352-671-7125.

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     Report Card Guidelines

       Grades are taken for:

    • English Language Arts

    • Mathematics

    • Science

    • Social Studies


    Within each of these subjects grades are broken down into categories and have weighted percentages.


    English Language Arts

    Foundational Skills (30%) would be phonics assessments such as spelling tests. It also includes reading fluency and accuracy grades as well as sight word checks.

    Comprehension (40%) grades are taken from reading assessments and comprehension activities. . At the beginning of the year we will primarily focus on listening comprehension.  Teacher will read passage, questions, and answer choices.  Students will work toward become independent readers. 


    Communication (30%) grades include but are not limited to writing prompts, grammar checks, book responses, handwriting activities, speaking and listening exercises.



    Assessments (50%)  Go Math Assessments and district created assessments.

    Participation (20%)  Student engagemenet in class assignments and discussions. 

    Classwork/Practice (30%)  Work done in small group and independently at math centers. These grades are sometimes taken from the workbook pages, math journals or checkpoint quizzes.




    Assessments (40%) Our assessments will primarily come from Stemscopes and will reflect mastery of information we've covered using Stemscopes curriculum. 

    Science Notebooks (30%) are kept in the classroom. These notebooks contain lab write ups, observations, diagrams, data records, vocabulary, labeled drawing, etc. 

    Classwork/Participation (30%)  daily assignments, quizzes and class discussion. 


    Social Studies

    Assessments/Performance Based Task  (55%) Social Studies Weekly assessments or performance based tasks (rubric will be used to score)

    Classwork/Participation (45%)  daily assignments, discussions, projects or quizzes.



     Class Dojo

    This website/app allows the teacher to give points for positive behaviors and take away points for negative behaviors. Parents receive an invite through their cellphone or email and can monitor their child’s behavior. Class Dojo points are exchanged for eagle bucks that can be used in our classroom store, for campus events and the eagle cart. 


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