Meet Your first grade teacher



Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with a minor in Psychology, Appalachian State University. Master's in Reading Education, East Carolina University.

Meet Your first grade teacher

Welcome! My name is Valiree Coyt. This will be my third year teaching at East Clayton Elementary! My undergraduate degree in Elementary Educaton was earned from Appalachian State University. I also have a Master's Degree in Reading Education from East Carolina University. I have a deep love of reading and share that love with my students. I believe the ability to read is absolutely essential! I truly believe that reading is the foundation from where all learning stems from. It is my goal to help students become life long readers and life long learners. I am so excited to get to work with you and your child this year! Please sign up for Remind as this will be my primary means of contacting you (information was in the packet you received at orientation).


    What are we doing this week?



    Literacy: I can retell facts about a topic using details from the text. 

    I can retell a story and identify the lesson of the story.

    Writing: I can write an informational piece of writing using a beginning sentence to introduce the topic and an ending sentence. 


    I can tell time to the hour and half hour.

    I can undertstand place value.

    I can add and subtract tens and ones.

    Science/Social Studies:

    I can explain what living things need to survive and grow.




    List A

        boy     coin boil       join spoiled

    enjoy     noise toy       voice point

    Tricky Words: people, together, middle, always

    List B

    annoy    voyage boiled    decoy spoiled

    enjoyed    trapezoid  rejoice destroy   avoid

    Tricky Words: recommend, believe, Summer


    Upcoming Events: 

     May 24th-Luau and Awards in classroom

    May 30th-Last Day of School!!!!!!!! 










    8:25-9:00 → Unpack & Morning Work


    9:00- 9:20 → Calendar and Morning Meeting Time


    9:20-10:45 → Literacy Block


    10:50-11:40 → Enhancement


    11:40-11:50 → Restroom/Story Time


    11:55-12:25 → Lunch


    12:30-12:50→ Spelling


    12:50-1:20 → Writing/S.S./Science


    1:20-1:50 → Recess


    1:50-2:00 → Water/Restrooms

    2:00-3:00 → Math


    3:00-3:40 → AIR Time and Snack


    3:40-3:45 → Pack-Up


    3:45 → Dismissal


    Enhancement Roation

    Day 1- P.E.

    Day 2-Technology

    Day 3- Media

    Day 4- Guidance

    Day 5- Art

    Day 6- Music










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    We are pleased to inform you that the preschool classroom at East Clayton Elementary School has limited space available for enrollment in the Fee For Service Program for the 19-20 school year. The Fee For Service Preschool Program is designed to provide a high-quality early childhood experience...

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    Camp Explorer is one of two summer day camps run by the Johnston County YMCA serving children in the Clayton area. Camp Explorer is a full-day summer camp that will keep your child active and engaged all day long! Your camper will enjoy activities such as swimming, skill development, awards, weekly themes, crafts and outdoor games. Click on the heading for more information.

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