Mrs. Suzan Levins

Phone: 972-708-2414

Email:

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelors of Art in Home Economics emphasis in Interior Design Teacher Certification Teacher Certifications: • EC-4th Generalist Teacher • 6th-12th Family and Consumer Sciences • EC-4th and 6th-12th ESL

Mrs. Suzan Levins

My name is Suzan Levins and I have been teaching for 16 years, all in Duncanville ISD. Here is a little information about myself. I attended Duncanville schools from 4th-12th grade and am a proud DHS graduate.

I attended Harding University in Searcy, Arkansas for four years and graduated with a Bachelors of Arts in Home Economics - Emphasis in Interior Design. I also spent a semester at Harding University in Florence, Italy and traveled to many locations in Europe. Through Harding, I was also able to travel for 6 weeks in Australia.

I worked in the design industry for several years before following my heart to education. I attended Texas A&M Commerce to further my education and receive my teacher certification. I enjoy being part of a profession responsible for building, along with family support, the foundation of a life-long learner.

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    MRS. LEVINS - 1st GRADE SCHEDULE

     

    8:00 – 8:15        Announcements/Morning Circle

     

    8:15 - 9:15 Reader’s Workshop

    Phonics (8:15-8:30)

    Introducing Spelling Words, demonstrating meaning and relevant sounds/blends/chunks and rules of usage, daily review of sight word power point and independent activity.

                         Reading – Cognitive Strategies Mini-Lesson (8:30-8:45)

                             Read Aloud or Shared Reading Activity and Class Created Story Map

                         Guided Reading – Conceptual Refinement (8:45-9:15)

    Reading Workshop and Intermittent testing (Sight Words/Fluency Phrases/DRA)

    Reading with Strategy and Response

                                             

    9:15 – 10:15     Specials – PE, Music, or Art

     

    10:15 – 11:00   Writer’s Workshop

    Grammar Lesson - Concepts and Practice or Progress Assess (technology/independent work/usage)

    Group/Independent Writing/Conceptual Refinement - Modeling and use of concepts

     

    11:00 – 11:30     Lunch

     

    11:30 – 11:45   Writer’s Workshop

             Continue Independent Writing/Conceptual Refinement

     

    11:45 – 12:30     Social Studies

     

    12:30 – 1:30      Math

    Math Spiral - Review prior day’s lesson, check math homework, question and answer session

    Math Mini-Lesson – Modeling current day’s concept/technology piece

    Math Applications – Whole group and independent hands on practice of concepts, journaling

     

    1:30 – 1:45        Outdoor Recess

    1:45 – 2:15        Math continued

     

    2:15 – 2:45        Math Conceptual Refinement and RTI

     

    2:45 – 3:25        Science