Ordinal Numbers

First grade students are learning that ordinal numbers tell positions.  Working with ordinal numbers, students will be asked to sequence numbers and objects, write and

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STEM – Apple Engineering

This Monday, in honor of Johnny Appleseed Day, first graders partnered with fifth graders to learn about plant domestication. Through a Mystery Science exploration, they set

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The Greedy Triangle

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

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Solar Lights

Our solar night light project, which began last week, is now complete.  Using mason jars and garden solar lights, students created and decorated their own night

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Compound Words

First grade students are learning about compound words.  Today, as an introduction, we read aloud If You Were a Compound Word by Trish Speed Shaskan and

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Mrs. Piggle Wiggle

First grade students are enjoying a classic children’s book through our current read aloud of Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle by Betty MacDonald. Mrs. Piggle-Wiggle loves children and children

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Number Bonds

Continuing to build number sense, first grade students are working with number bonds.  A number bond is a visual representation of the relationship between a

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Energy – Solar Ovens

Today, we read aloud Energy Makes Things Happen.  Through the book we discovered different kinds of energy.  We learned how energy can make things hot,

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Natural Resources

This week we are continuing to study our environment as students are actively learning about natural resources.  Launching our investigation and prompting discussion through literature,

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I Don’t Like to Read

Continuing to share texts by our current author, Nancy Carlson, today we read aloud I Don’t Like to Read.  In the book, Henry likes almost

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