Friday, May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018

This week the 8th grade went to DC for the week.  The 6th  grade went to Boston for the day.

In PE we did not go outside.

In Art we made robots.  We got to bring home our wooden robots.

In math we are working on comparing numbers.

One reading group worked on contractions this week.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, May 11, 2018

May 11, 2018

This week we did hurdles and running outside in PE.  It was the last day of track and field.

In Art we made fish dishes.  A fish dish is when you make a clay fish and then shape it into a bowl.

In writing we are still working on narratives from our lives.

We had a check-in on Thursday in math about measurement.

We had our Spring Music Concert Wednesday night.  Our parents came to see the concert.  We sang Love Me Do, Yellow Submarine, and All You Need is Love.  Some of us wore Beatles shirts.

In Social Studies we are learning about maps.

We had a Talent Show last Friday.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, April 27, 2018

April 27, 2018

This week we brought home our rockets from Art.  We are now drawing pictures of robots in Art.

We went outside for PE.  We went running, sprinting,  and jogging.  We did hurdles. We did the long jump.

We did a practice lockdown with the school.

In writing we are learning to write narratives or stories about our lives.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, April 13, 2018

April 13, 2018

This week we had early release all week.  We had Student-Led Conferences for parents.
We did not have PE because we got out early.  We did not have any of our afternoon specials.

There is a Talent Show in a few weeks.

We had Multi-age this week.  It was fun.  We played Simon Says, Silent Ball, Zendoodles, and Charades.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, April 6, 2018

April 6, 2018

This week we watched the Middle School play of The Wizard of Oz.

We had an extra music class.

In PE we played Sharks & Minnows with the parachute.

We have 4 Winds today.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, March 16, 2018

March 16, 2018

This week  we had yoga.  We had to work in a different room because the gym is not available.   The middle school is getting ready for the play The Wizard of Oz.  

We are now adoptive parents!  We adopted Howie, the manatee!

We are working on a new unit in math.  We are adding numbers to make a 10, then add that 10 to the leftover number.

We are learning Spanish words for clothes.

In science we are working on "What is a liquid, solid, and gas? " A solid does not change its shape or size.  A liquid changes its shape but not size.  A gas changes its shape and takes up space.  We watched a piece of ice melt in a cup.  Then we used different materials to try to make a piece of ice melt faster than the 1 hour and 15 minutes it took naturally.  

First grade is awesome!

Friday, March 9, 2018

March 9, 2018

This week we worked on our rockets in Art.

We continued to celebrate Dr. Seuss's birthday all week.  The library hid Cat in the Hat hats around town to find.

In PE we did stations.  One station was mini-golf.  Another station was climbing on the traverse wall.  We also did color tag.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, March 2, 2018

March 2, 2018

This week we painted our rockets in Art.

We jumped rope in PE.   It was our last day.

In writing we wrote about manatees.  We are learning to write informational pieces.

We are celebrating Dr. Seuss' birthday!

We chose Howie to adopt.  We are finishing our unit on manatees.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, February 16, 2018

February 16, 2018

This week we jumped rope in PE.

In Art we are making rockets.

In science we are learning about manatees.  They do not sleep, they just rest. We are going to adopt a manatee.  They are related to elephants.  They breathe out of their noses. Manatees are mammals. The babies nurse from the mother's armpit.  Manatees do not have front teeth,  they only have molars.
They do not have predators and they are harmless.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, January 26, 2018

January 26, 2018

This week we worked with partners to pass balloons using our hands, feet, and elbows in PE.

In Art we are making cardboard rockets.

One reading group did research on animals.

In Language Arts we did not always use our journals.  Instead we published our opinion pieces.

In math we finished a unit on shapes and patterns.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, January 19, 2018

January 19 ,2018

This week we switched reading groups.

We have STEM activities to do in our room.  We can read books about snowflakes and then try to make a 6 sided snowflake from a square and a circle.  We can also do a puzzle.

In Art many of us finished our paper dragon puppets.

In PE we were trying to keep balloons in the air.  We also played tag.

We had a special Morning Meeting on Tuesday to celebrate Martin Luther King, Jr.

First grade is awesome!

Friday, January 5, 2018

January 5, 2018

This week we did not have reading groups.  We had centers instead so the teachers could read with everybody.  We had iPads everyday.

We made paper dragons in Art.

We are working on shapes in math.

We wrote letters to the 8th graders to thank them for the monster stuffies.  We also wrote letters to Jan Brett.

We are working on hockey in PE.  We used tagging sticks for a tag game.

First grade is awesome!