Monthly Archives: September 2016

Publishing Party

We celebrated the end our first writing unit, Our Pictures Tell a Story, with a Publishing Party.  All three first grade classrooms share writing together.  It’s a great way to hear the ideas and stories from our peers and talk … Continue reading

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Special Guest Morning

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4th Grade Buddies

Last week we met our 4th grade buddies from Mr. Holobek’s class.  They came to visit us in our classroom and we played a “Get to Know You” game with them.  We will visit with them once a month through the … Continue reading

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Making Fact Families

We are using number bonds to create two addition and two subtraction sentences that make a fact family.  For example: If the whole is 7 and the parts are 3 and 4…  3+4=7, 4+3=7, 7-4=3, and 7-3=4  

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Community Meeting

We had a great Community Meeting this week. We discussed how to best use our Time, Talent, and Treasure to serve our community and help it grow. Check out the two videos below from our meeting. https://youtu.be/SE5rjl4Bx0c http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HNT0Dvvijjw​    

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SeeSaw App

Today we worked in pairs and made addition number stories. One friend created a number story while the other friend took a video, and then they switched places. The videos are kid made so please excuse the wiggly-ness. If you’ve … Continue reading

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Digital Citizenship

Mrs. Everett, our Technology Innovator, came to our classroom today to teach with Mrs. McIntosh and Mrs. Shula about Online Safety. We learned that going on the internet is similar to going on a field trip and many of the … Continue reading

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Creative Writing

Today Professor Watermelon visited the Lower School. He teaches a Creative Writing course during the After School Exploration classes, starting next week. You can sign up for his course in MyBackpack. He shared with us how writers often draw their … Continue reading

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