Welcome to Mrs. Kalina's class!
I have been teaching for Omaha Public Schools for 17 years. This is my sixth year teaching first graders. (I taught second graders for ten years.) I have a master's degree in elementary education and am always learning new information to help my students.
First graders are always busy!
--adding and subtracting numbers 0 through 10
--writing turn around facts
--solving story problems
--fluently reading sight words
--reading cvc and vce words
--responding to reading
--writing using the four square and other methods
--speaking clearly and appropriately
--listening for information