Snowflake Bentley

After the cold temperatures and a dusting of snow this weekend, we returned to school today to learn all about snow.  We began our day

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Reader’s Chair

Throughout the school year, first grade students have enjoyed having books read aloud to them by fifth grade students. We begin our day, most Wednesdays,

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Weather

First grade students have begun learning about the weather.   Introducing the topic through read alouds, students have shared in several fiction and nonfiction texts.

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Numbers to 20

Summit first graders have continued to build number sense.  Topics covered thus far include Shapes and Patterns, Ordinal Numbers, Numbers to 10, Number Bonds, Addition Within

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The Rough-Face Girl

Focusing on the story element of character, first graders have shared in the read aloud The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin.  This Algonquin Native American Cinderella story describes

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Sammy Loves Fried Zebras

Today we learned a new spelling pattern using the silly, yet memorable mnemonic, “Sammy Loves Fried Zebras.”  Also called the “FLOSS Rule,” it is as

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