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First Grade

1A Happenings

  We had a fabulous week in our room learning and writing fables.  One of the stories on our field trip next week is Aesops fable The Grasshopper and the Ant.  We talked about what a moral means and then wrote and illustrated our own fable. I introduced the class to the Mercy Watson series of books by Kate DiCamillo.  These are easy chapter books with great...

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1A News

    1A had a great time learning all about four cities in Italy.  We divided into groups where each group created a diorama and poster representing their Italian city.  We had a Leaning Tower of Pisa, the Colosseum  in Rome,  a pizza restaurant from Naples, ruins from Pompeii  and gondolas from the Grand Canal in Venice.  The children...

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Bridges to first grade October

The month of October kept 1A very busy.  In math we learned the game of Top It using dominos and skip counted with a giant number line which we drew outside.  We engaged in measuring by using standard and nonstandard forms of measurement.  We weighed and measured each other and then we traced the outlines of our bodies and labeled our results.  We did some...

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