Kayla Shaw

1st Grade Teacher

Kayle Shaw

About the Teacher

Hello! I am your child's first grade teacher this year at Hope Sullivan. I feel so blessed to be a part of such a wonderful family here at the Hope. I received my BA Degree in Elementary Education from Ole Miss. This will be my third year teaching, and I am so thankful I have been given the opportunity to teach your children! I know it is going to be a great year with these first graders! 


Please bring all school supplies the first week of school!

**Important School Times** 

  • Doors open at 8:05
  • Tardy Bell rings at 8:40am
  • Dismissal is at 3:25 
  • There will be no checkouts after 2:30

**Students must be at school 63% of the day to be counted present for the day**

Class Schedule

8:45-9:15 – Morning Meeting and Calendar  

9:20-9:50 – Saxon Phonics

*brain break*

10:00-11:10 – ELA (Read Aloud/Modified Stations)

11:15-12:00 – Lunch

12:00 -12:30 – Writing

12:30-1:00 – Recess

1:05-1:35 – Activity

1:40-2:40 – Math/Modified Stations

2:45-3:35 – Snack/Pack Up/Dismissal 


Extra Resources


Sight/Spelling Word Games 

  • Write sight words with different colors
  • Build words with play dough
  • Build words with magnetic letters
  • Sight word flashcards
  • Minute to win it sight words—See how many sight words you can do in one minute. (can also be a math game, how many math facts can you do in one minute) 
  • Draw hopscotch board with chalk and write sight words in the boxes. Play hopscotch and say the sight word as you land on the squares.
  • Write sight words in shaving cream or sand. 
  • Epic is a great reading tool to use. 

Math Games

  • Use a deck of cards and try to find matches that equal 10. 
  • Minute to win it. See how many math facts you can do in one minute. 
  • War—If you have someone to play with. Split a deck of cards and hold them face down. Count 1, 2,3. On 3, lay the top card down and whoever adds the two cards together win. 
  • If you are playing by yourself. Lay your top card down and see what card you need to get to make 10. 
  • Khan Academy website is a great math tool.