What’s happening Students are engaged in their third unit of study, All About Books. Students are learning how to write nonfiction books with an emphasis on informational voice and structure. Each day, students practice planning out the different chapters in their book with their writing partners. They are making sure to teach and not story tell.… Continue reading All About Books in Writer’s Workshop
First grade had a special visit from Fireman Mike who taught us all about fire safety. Students learned about the importance of having working fire alarms in our homes and how to be safe if there is a fire. Students even got to learn and wear some of the protective gear fire fighters wear to… Continue reading Fire Safety in First Grade
What’s Happening? First grade has started a new chapter in math which focuses on using Addition Strategies. As addition problems start having bigger numbers, students are learning new ways to find their answers. “What Can I Do At Home?” At home, encourage students to use strategies like use a number line or to use the… Continue reading Addition Strategies in First Grade
In order to ensure the safety of all our students, we will be changing the entrances that students arrive at school, for the first four days of school ONLY. This new plan will be in place for September 7th, 8th, 11th, and 12th. This will help us to ensure all of our students are in… Continue reading Arrival Procedures for September 7th, 8th, 11th, and 12th!