Mrs. Jordan

Mrs. Jordan

Welcome to My Classroom

Welcome to our class!  I am so excited to have your child in my classroom. If at any time you need to contact me, you may call the school at 704-932-4161, or email me.
 
Currently I am in my twenty-sixth year of teaching here at Kannapolis City Schools, most of which has been spent in first grade. When I am not at school, I enjoy spending time with my husband, Scott, and our son.

 
College(s) Attended/Degrees Earned:
I have a degree from the University of North Carolina at Charlotte in Early Childhood Education. I was Nationally Board Certified in the area of Early Childhood.  

Educational Philosophy/Vision:  
 All students can succeed! I believe in strong student, parent and teacher communication and can always be reached by e-mail at stephanie.jordan@kcs.k12.nc.us, or phone, 704.932-4161.  I look forward to building a relationship with you and your child. Here's to a wonderful school year!  

Nationally Board Certified
Nationally Board Certified Teacher

Important Times
8:15 Student arrival begins
8:45 Tardy Bell rings
11:45 12:15 Lunch
12:35-1:20 Encore classes (M, Tu, W, F)
12:35-2:05 Encore classes (Th)
1:20-1:50 Recess
3:40 Dismissal

‚ÄčEncore Schedule
Monday-Guidance
Tuesday-Media/Technology
Wednesday-Dance
Thursday-Music and P.E.
Friday-Art

Here is what is going on in the month of December...

Literacy
     *Letterland-Words with r blends (br, cr, dr, fr, gr, pr, tr); final blends -nd, -nt, -sk, -st
     *Literacy-Elements of a story:  characters, setting problem, solution; beginning, middle, 
                   and end; making connections between characters, ideas, or information
                  -Identifying and using nouns and verbs
                  -Creating questions using question words (who, what, when, where, how, why)
                    to help understand a text
     *Poetry Journals-Letters to Santa; All I Want for Christmas
   
 *Writing-Informative writing, telling others about what we know and have learned! 
                  This month, polar bears!

Math
     Emphasis on Solving Story Problems
     *Find combinations of 2 addends for numbers up to 15
     *Retell and solve addition and subtraction story problems
     *Represent numbers by using equivalent expressions
     *Rote count, read, and write numbers to 65

Science/Social Studies
     *Christmas Around the World Rotations-Learning about the customs and traditions of 
       different countries:
       -Germany
       -France
       -Jamaica
       -Austria