3-D Shapes

Check out the 3-D shapes we created today.  Students were responsible for identifying and counting the faces, bases, edges and vertices.

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Creepy Carrots!

This week, setting a spooky tone, first grade students enjoyed sharing another Peter Brown book, Creepy Carrots.  In addition to reviewing basic story elements (character,

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Digraph th

This week’s spelling and word work focus introduced students to a third digraph, th.  We have learned that th can make two different sounds, a

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The Little Red Hen

Last week, students began preparing for an upcoming fictional writing activity.  Continuing with the comprehension strategy of sequencing and our procedural “How to Writing,” first

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Ordinal Numbers

First grade students have learned that ordinal numbers tell the position of something in a list.  Working with ordinal numbers, students have been sequencing numbers

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How To Essay

First grade students have begun working on How To Essays.  Last week, in preparation, students partner read How to Make Paper. They practiced the reading comprehension skill

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Nouns

Summit first graders are expanding their vocabulary and learning key grammatical concepts.  Gaining a deeper understanding of various parts of speech, including nouns, verbs, and

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Digraph ch

Today, students were introduced to consonant digraph ch.  A digraph, unlike a blend, is two successive letters that make one new phonetic sound.  We have

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

This week we began discussing the three R’s: reduce, reuse, and recycle.  In preparation for our trip to the landfill and the recycling center, students

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You Will Be My Friend!

Through the shared read aloud You Will Be My Friend!, we introduced our next author study, Peter Brown.  In the story, Lucy, a bear, wants to

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