Recycling Paper

Today, students worked in pairs to read their first procedural text, How to Make Paper.   Utilizing the reading strategy of visualizing to understand, students learned

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BrainPOP Jr.

First grade students are enjoying BrainPOP Jr. thanks to the very generous donation from a grandparent of a student in our class.  BrainPOP Jr. uses

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The Lorax

This week’s science activities centered on The Lorax by Dr. Seuss.   The book begins with the Onceler telling the story of the Lorax to a little boy.  The Onceler

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Communities

Working in teams of three, first grade students created posters of urban, suburban, and rural communities.  In conjunction with this, we are learning about how

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Zero the Hero

Who is Zero the Hero?  Be sure to ask your first grader about the mysterious letters we have been receiving!

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Word Jail

What happens to words that don’t follow phonetic rules?  They go to word jail of course!  As we learn to decode or read words and

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Curriculum Night

The Summit’s Curriculum Night will be held Tuesday, September 13th. The first grade curriculum will be discussed in our classroom at 6:30 and then the

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CrossFit

The folks at CrossFit-Springfield are excited to have our Summit students at their gym for a special P.E. experience on Friday, September 23 at their facility near

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Playground Mapping

First grade students took their learning outside the classroom yesterday day as we began our next mapping project, creating bird’s eye view maps of our

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