Friday, January 27, 2017

Focus Wall

Text Talk

Poem of the Week

Hunks and Chunks

We continued our unit on inferring during Reading Workshop

In Writing Workshop, we wrote about our opinions of dogs vs. cats and which one we like better.

We wrapped up our measurement unit with some fun activities related to Measuring Penny.



We also kicked off a graphing unit by voting on our favorite dog.  Ask your first grader which dog was our class favorite!

We concluded our book study of The Snowy Day with a discussion of main idea, cause and effect, and compound words.

We also had a couple guest readers from 2nd grade.  These girls traded in their gold coins on ScootPad to read to our class!! :)



James was our Celebrity of the Week!

UPCOMING DATES

Feb. 9: Wilson Art Show 5:30-8pm
Feb. 16 & 17: Conferences
Feb. 20: No School - President's Day
Mar. 3: 2 Hour Delay
Mar. 8: Report Cards Home

Friday, January 20, 2017

Focus Wall

Text Talk

Hunk and Chunk

We began a unit on measurement in math.  We had a blast using non standard units to measure various items around the classroom.  Ask your first grader what non standard units of measurement are. ;)

We continued thinking about our reading and making inferences during Reading Workshop.  You can practice making inferences at home too! ;)

We began a book study with The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats.  This week we focused on sequencing the events in the story as well as the story's setting.

We finished our first letters to our Parent Pen Pals.  They are signed, sealed, and ready to be delivered!! :)

Ella was our Celebrity of the Week!

UPCOMING DATES

Feb. 9: Wilson Art Show 5:30-8pm
Feb. 16 & 17: Conferences
Feb. 20: No School - President's Day

Friday, January 13, 2017

Focus Wall

Text Talk

Hunks and Chunks
 

We learned a new comprehension strategy during Reading Workshop.

Ask your first grader about our snow day investigation!


We started a new unit in Writing Workshop as well.

We spent the week judging our collections and writing opinion pieces about which item in our collection won the blue ribbon award.


We were so excited to get our first letters from our Parent Pen Pals!!

UPCOMING DATES

Jan. 16: No School - MLK
Feb. 9: Wilson Art Show 5:30-8pm
Feb. 16 & 17: Conferences
Feb. 20: No School - President's Day

Friday, January 6, 2017

Focus Wall

Text Talk

Poems of the Week


 Hunks and Chunks

In Writer's Workshop, we celebrated the personal narratives that we published prior to the break.

A little craftivity to go along with the book, Snowmen at Night


UPCOMING DATES

Jan. 16: No School - MLK
Feb. 16 & 17: Conferences
Feb. 20: No School - President's Day