Take a look at our learning last week: Reading In reading this week, we wrapped up our nonfiction reading unit! We continued to work on sounding like experts when we read aloud. We learned that sometimes readers put on their writing glasses and read a book thinking about the cool and interesting features that the… Continue reading Weekly Update
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Take a look at our learning last week: Reading This week in reading, we worked on reading aloud like an expert. To read aloud like an expert, we needed to watch some experts in action. So, we watched a clip of the Kratt Brothers, from the show Wild Kratts. We learned that we can do what Chris and… Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading This week in reading, we continued our focus on habits of a good reader to become super smart about nonfiction topics. We worked hard to think about the facts that we had learned while we were reading and spent time sharing them with our classmates. To… Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading We spent time looking at different nonfiction books to see how nonfiction books work differently than fiction stories. We noticed features that could help us to understand what we were reading better. Writing We are just getting started with a new writing unit: How To. We noticed this week that How… Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading We spent some time this week reviewing our read to self routines. The kids fell right back into the swing of our workshop. We began a new unit of study focused on nonfiction books. The kids are so excited to dig into this section of our… Continue reading Weekly Update
I hope your break has been enjoyable! I know that I have enjoyed some extra time with family. We are back to school Monday, and I am looking forward to seeing my first grade friends. Homework If your child chose to do the Christmas Break Challenge, make sure they put it in their blue folder… Continue reading Back to School Monday!
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading As we wrap up our unit focused on characters, we talked about how good readers are thinking while they read. One of the ways that we think is by making connections to what is happening to our characters. As we read, we stopped to think, ‘Would I… Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading This week, we continued to spend time thinking about our characters. We paid close attention to how our characters were acting, what they were doing, and what they were saying. We asked, ‘How does the character feel?’ and then we backed up our thoughts with proof… Continue reading Weekly Update
Take a look at our learning last week: Reading This past week in reading, we spent time focusing on the characters from our books. The kids did a great job noticing who their characters were and even finding who the main character was in their story. We started reading an Ivy and Bean book, and… Continue reading Weekly Update