Insects

First grade students are learning about their third animal classification, insects. Characteristics of this animal classification include having six legs, an exoskeleton, wings, and three

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Wonders of Wildlife

Yesterday, first grade students enjoyed a visit from Wonders of Wildlife as they brought live animals to explain animal appetites, food chains, and food webs.

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R-controlled ur

This week we are learning the next pattern in the bossy r group, ur.  Students have once again selected 15 words for their weekly spelling

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Egg Drop

First and second grade students had a very exciting afternoon as McKenzie, a sixth grade student, planned a brief lesson and activity for us to

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Linear Measurement

First graders are learning about linear measurements as we have been working with both nonstandard and standard units.  Measuring with nonstandard units, such as paperclips,

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Main Idea and Details

First grade students continue to learn and practice reading strategies and comprehension skills.  Today, students read the book Animals Animals in which each page described interesting

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Combination ir

This is our second week of “bossy r” words.  Last week we practiced er, and now we are working on the next r-controlled vowel, ir.

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Rainforest

First grade students are learning all about the rainforest and amphibians as we have moved on to our second habitat and animal classification.  Students are

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Around the World

Around the world, a theme we began in our study of North America and Native Americans, will continue to guide our learning throughout the remainder

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R-Controlled Vowels

This week in phonics and spelling, we are introducing r-controlled vowels, or “bossy r.”  “Bossy r” is bossy but polite. It lets the vowel go

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