Creepy Carrots!

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

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3-D Shapes

Reading aloud Captain Invincible and the Space Shapes provided first grade students with the perfect introduction to 3-D shapes.  Students understand that 2-D shapes are flat,

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Nouns

Moving on from compound words, Summit first graders continue to expand their vocabulary and learn key grammatical concepts.  Gaining a deeper understanding of various parts

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C. O. P. S.

Summit first graders are calling on the C. O. P. S. to patrol their writing. Using the acronym C. O. P. S., students are applying

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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Learning the importance of conserving our natural resources, students continue to gain an appreciation for how our individual actions can affect the environment and our

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Decoding Strategies

First grade students are consistently encouraged to apply phonetic knowledge and decoding strategies when reading.  While numerous phonetic patterns and rules are reinforced individually, as

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O.R.E.O. Project

First grade paired with fifth once again today, this time attempting the O.R.E.O Project.  Through the O.R.E.O. Project (Our Really Exciting Online Project), classrooms around

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