C.O.P.S

Today, Summit first graders learned a new editing strategy as they checked for C.O.P.S.  Using the acronym, students are actively looking for appropriate capitalization, organization, punctuation,

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Watershed

First and second grade students celebrated the first day of fall with a trip to the Watershed.  As part of our study of natural resources, students

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The Greedy Triangle

Continuing our math emphasis on geometry, yesterday, we read aloud The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns.  Throughout the book, students were exposed to new vocabulary and

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Reading Folders

With initial reading assessments completed, first grade students are using their reading folders to read independently.  Each child’s folder contains books that are appropriate for

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Beginning Blends

Last week, first grade students began working with beginning blends.  Beginning blends are defined as two or more consonants at the beginning of a word

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The Boxcar Children

First grade students are enjoying our first chapter book read aloud, The Boxcar Children.   Read aloud is not only a favorite time of day but

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Handwriting

First grade students have begun reviewing D’Nealian letter formation.  Students will practice two to three letters per week as we work our way through the

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Care to Learn

Kids just want to be kids, but that is difficult for students living in poverty.  You can make a difference in the life of a

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