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St. Justin Martyr School
PASSING THE TORCH OF CATHOLIC LEARNING, LEADING, AND SERVING
TRANSITIONAL KINDERGARTEN THROUGH 8TH GRADE

1st Grade

 

    

I graduated from Saint Mary’s College in Notre Dame, IN with a double major in Elementary Education and Psychology.  I also have a Masters of Science in Reading and a Reading Specialist credential.  This is my 17th year of teaching, and all of my 17 years have been here at St. Justin Martyr School.  I am married and I have two  children both of whom attend St. Justin Martyr School.

 

Curriculum Summary:

Religion:  Jesus Teaches Us About God’s Love, We Are Followers of Jesus, We Belong to the Church, We Celebrate and Live Our Faith

 

Language Arts:  Phonics, memory words, vocabulary, building background knowledge, comprehension, critical thinking skills, pattern words, grammar, and writing skills.

 

Math:  Addition and Subtraction Concepts, Data and Graphing, Numbers and Patterns to 100, Geometry, Fractions, and Probability, Measurement, Time and Calendar, and Two-Digit Addition and Subtraction

 

Science:  Plants, animals, grouping objects, sound, light, and heat, the earth, weather, the sky, the senses, growing and changing, and health.

 

Social Studies:  Holidays, School, Town and Country, City and Suburb, and All Around the World

 

Short Tech use Summary:

I use Apple TV and my projector to display children’s literature, Discovery Streaming videos, and pictures to enhance learning.  I also have a set of Ipads that my students use daily as part of a learning center.