Over the past couple of weeks, first grade students have been learning about adjectives.  We have shared several read alouds , viewed a BrainPOP Jr.

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Wednesday, April 27th

This week, students are busy preparing for next week’s Grandparents’ Day celebration.  Today, we completed our animal reports which will accompany the at home projects

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Earth Day

First graders at The Summit celebrated Earth Day in several ways. Joining with second and fifth grade, we headed outdoors to enjoy the beautiful weather

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Ranch Day at The Summit

Excitement for Ranch Day at The Summit has been building for some time as students have participated in a variety of activities to prepare for

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Wonders of Wildlife

Today, Kindergarten, first grade, and second grade students enjoyed an interactive presentation by Wonders of Wildlife.  Students investigated animal life cycles by participating in a

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After learning all about mammals and insects, first graders are now learning about amphibians.  We have discovered that amphibians have each of the following characteristics:

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Wednesday, April 13th

It was a busy and productive day in first grade.  Listed below are the many centers students participated in today. type spelling words read level

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R-Controlled Vowels

Last week in phonics and spelling, students were introduced to “bossy r,” also called r-controlled vowels or combination vowels.  First graders have learned “bossy r”

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Dickerson Park Zoo

It was an absolutely perfect day to visit the zoo!  First and second grade students participated in the “One World, Many Animals” program, interacting with

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