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Room 208 Grade 1/2: Ms. Jones

March 12, 2024

Welcome back to a new school year! My name is Melanie Jones and I am excited to be teaching your child this year. I look forward to learning together and watching your child grow as the gain knowledge and confidence throughout the year. 
Below is a brief overview of this year’s program:


Students will be participating in lessons and activities in reading, writing, listening, speaking, viewing and representing. These will include:

  • Reading: read aloud, Read to Me Framework, shared reading, comprehension strategies and independent reading.
  • Writing: Six traits of writing, word study, journals, interactive writing, and conferences.
  • Listening: whole class read aloud.
  • Speaking: Talk to Me Program, sharing circle, sharing work and group discussions.
  • Viewing: learning to use books, pictures, and videos for learning.
  • Representing: responding to literature and recording their thoughts using art, journals and graphic organizers.


Students will develop an understanding of science concepts in the following units

  • Daily and Seasonal Changes
  • Air and Water in the Environment
  • Position and Motion
  • The Five Senses


Students will develop an understanding about communities. The units of study include:

  • Our Local Community
  • I Belong
  • My Environment


Throughout the year students will be exposed to the following math strands:

  • Number
  • Patterns and Relations
  • Shape and Space
  • Statistics and Probability


  • Be respectful to everyone at William Whyte
  • Walk nicely and quietly in the hallway.
  • Keep hands and feet to ourselves.
  • Always try our best.

Please contact me anytime if you have any questions or concerns you would like to discuss. I can be contacted at the school at (204) 589-4313

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