How Big Is a Foot?

This week, first grade students are beginning to learn about linear measurements.  Introducing the topic, we watched a BrainPop Jr. video and read aloud How Big

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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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Think Tank

You may have noticed Think Tank answer sheets coming home periodically this school year.   Think Tank, which aids students in developing number sense and

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LAD Fair

The 2015 LAD Fair Judging Day Results are posted. Congratulations to all first grade students!   Please note that all first place winners are invited

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Body Systems

First grade has launched into our third trimester science topic, body systems.  This week, we have reviewed key concepts addressed in previous years including the

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Bio Poems

First grade students are working on the final phase of the writing process as they publish their famous American bio poems.  Prior to spring break,

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Snow Day

Listed below are optional snow day learning activities.  Don’t forget you can visit the snow day or links page of the blog for a wide

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George Washington Carver

First grade is learning about their final inventor, an African American scientist, George Washington Carver.  After watching a BrainPop Jr. video, students partner read a

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