As we continue our study of weather, first grade students are investigating clouds.  We have learned that clouds form when warm air and cold air meet. 

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Digraph -ng

This week our spelling and word work focus has been digraph -ng.  After brainstorming and selecting words, students have practiced a variety of centers.  They

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The Goat in the Rug

This week, we read aloud The Goat in the Rug. In the story, Geraldine, the goat, tells how Glenmae, a Navajo weaver creates a rug.  First, Geraldine

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Navajo Necklaces

First grade students have discovered the Navajo are known as great silversmiths.  As such, today, we set out to create our own “silver” Navajo-style necklaces,

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Place Value Concepts

Further exploring number relationships, first grade students are learning place value concepts. Place value is the value of a digit depending on its position in

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Water Cycle

Learning about the water cycle, first grade students are understanding the the process of how water moves and changes. After reading aloud Water Around the World

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After a lot of hard work, our pictographs are finally complete.  First grade students have learned how Native Americans of the Great Plains did not

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Learning about weather, first grade students are integrating key calendar concepts discussing days, weeks, months, seasons, and years.  Through a variety of read aloud books, make

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In the midst of cold, rainy, and soon to by snowy days, we find we have limited opportunities to play outside.  Toward the end of the

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