Welcome to First Grade! Welcome to First Grade in Room 113. I am so excited you are here and can’t wait to meet you! Please take some time to explore all of the pages, posts, and links on our blog. I am in the process of updating information and links as well as calendars for… Continue reading Welcome!
Looking Ahead… Our final week of the 2017-2018 school year is here! It is hard to believe that 37 weeks of being nice, working hard and learning well have passed. In celebration of our amazing journey this year, we will be enjoying fun activities each day this week just like last week. We will also… Continue reading Last Weekly Update!
Looking Ahead… We will be enjoying some, fun themed days over the next two weeks. I will send an e-mail the day before if something special from home is needed at school. Thank you for your help! May 28 – Memorial Day: No School May 29 – No Shoes Day Send your child to school in their shoes, but we… Continue reading Weekly Update
Looking Ahead… May 21 – Zoo Field Trip We will leave school around 9:40 and meet our chaperones at the zoo @ 10:00ish. Remember to dress your child for the outdoors, apply sunscreen, and send your child’s sack lunch to school (use a paper bag labeled with his/her name, if possible). We will tour the zoo, eat our lunch,… Continue reading Weekly Update
For the rest of the year, I will just be posting important future dates. See what’s coming up in first grade below! Looking Ahead… May 16 – Library Day May 17 – PTC Meeting @ 6:30 May 21 – Zoo Field Trip
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading This week, we continued on our “reading adventure” and packed our suitcases full of strategies to help us understand our reading. Earlier in the week, we remembered to retell the important parts of our stories. We used sticky notes to mark the pages with the most… Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading We began a new reading unit this week as we set off on an adventure with the characters in our fiction books. Our books can take us anywhere – the beach, the mountains, a treehouse, a tea party and so many more places. We want our first graders… Continue reading Weekly Update
I sent home some Scholastic book flyers with the class today! To order books online, go to: scholastic.com/readingclub Enter class code: LXF6T Orders are due by Friday, March 20th by noon.
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading This week, we worked on our reading fluency. We studied what other readers do to sound like a reading star! Here is what we noticed: We practiced our fluency with our reading partners and visited Mrs. Stutz’s kindergarten class to have them listen to our reading too. … Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning from before the break: Reading Our focus during Readers Workshop the week before spring break was understanding what we read. For the past few weeks, we have been working on using all kinds of “tools” when we are stuck on tricky words. This week we learned about some “tools” that can… Continue reading Weekly Update