Happy Halloween

Today was filled with Halloween fun, as each of our centers tied into some aspect of Halloween.  Mrs. Heet shared her favorite Halloween read aloud, The

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Digraph wh

This week in spelling and word work we are focusing on digraph wh.  We have noticed that in some of our words this digraph makes

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Jr. Achievement

Today, furthering our study of economics, first and second graders enjoyed their third Jr. Achievement session. In a previous session, working in teams, students learned

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Decomposition

First graders continue to learn about the scientific method. In our most recent experiment, we are examining decomposition. Beginning with our question, students are wondering

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Science Day

Last Friday, first and second grade students spent the morning engaging in science related projects.  Incorporating science through garden arts, Ms. Grace led students in

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Welcome Yukihiro

Last week, first grade students eagerly welcomed Yukihiro, a Japanese exchange student to our classroom.  Yukihiro will be joining us on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons

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Th Digraph

This week students will focus on digraph th for spelling and word work activities. Students have learned that th can make two sounds.  For example,

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Number Bonds

Moving on from ordinal numbers, first grade students continue to build their number sense, as we are learning about number bonds.  A number bond is

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Goods and Services

First grade students are learning about basic economics as we study goods and services.  We will be discussing how goods and services are produced, distributed,

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Sh Digraph

This week, we are learning about a second beginning digraph, sh.  After brainstorming  a list of words, first graders selected their spelling lists.  Students can

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