Welcome, Guest !Stay InformedParents, please click "Subscribe" button and you will be ready to receive eAlerts!If you do not see the SUBSCRIBE button, then go to the top right hand of website and REGISTER today!Teacher Name: Nicole PhanPhone: 817-547-2834E-mail: Nicole.Phan@birdvilleschools.netConference Time:
After school from 3:45 P.M. - 4:30 P.M.(No conference on Wednesdays-Team Planning Time)
Welcome to Mrs. Phan's First Grade Website
Welcome to our wonderful First Grade! This is my 13th year teaching first grade at Hardeman. First grade is a "magical" and important grade, where you will be amazed at your child's growth from the beginning of the school year to the end of the school year. Please join hands in helping me create an effective and loving classroom.
Monday through Thursday: Assigned Reading Book Bag daily.Friday: No Homework - Happy Weekend! :-)
Home Sweet Homework!
Homework in first grade is primarily about developing responsibility in our children. They are responsible to bring home the assignment, complete it with a parent's guidance and then return it, but I’d like to see them try on their own first before getting help from parents. These skills help to serve the child well later in his or her school life!
A Recipe For Success
Always check your child's work. Parents often wonder, "Should I correct my child's mistakes? How will the teacher know that my child is having a problem?" My advice is, yes, point out the mistakes to your child in a gentle way, and use that opportunity to re-teach and clarify the skill. If your child is still being challenged in a particular area, always jot a note in the planner, and I will respond as soon as possible.View 300 high-frequency words that are commonly used in basal readers and trade books.As you might have known, children need to develop a large stock of words that they recognize instantly and automatically because it is impossible for them to analyze every word that they encounter when reading or want to spell when writing. These recognizable words are called sight words, or high-frequency words. These 300 words account for 72% of the words that beginning readers read. It is essential that children learn to read and write high-frequency words, but many of these words are difficult to learn because they cannot be easily decoded.