1-2 Classroom

Happy Weekend!

♥ Happy weekend, everyone! ♥ As we practiced this week to gear up for next Wednesday’s big CTB performance, we also made sure to check in with some reading, writing, and math essentials. Here’s the recap of our week in the classroom: First Grade: READING UPDATE FROM KRISTINA: Your first grade readers are starting to think about the characters in their books by asking questions like: What types of people/animals/aliens/etc. are these characters? How would […]

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Dancing, skating, and sledding are keeping us MOVING!

  Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve been moving at quite the pace this week. Sledding, ice skating, and daily dancing with Tracy and Emma have helped to keep our energy up and our brains on fire. Balancing all of this with the ever-present job of Avoiding The Germs means that we’re ready for this three day weekend! Here’s a little glimpse into what’s been happening in our classroom this week: First Grade: READING UPDATE FROM KRISTINA: […]

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It’s Friday!

Happy Friday, everyone! We’ve had a fast and furious first week back at school. Here’s a glimpse into what we’ve been cookin’… First Grade READING UPDATE FROM KRISTINA: Your first grade readers are studiously preparing to record themselves reading books. It’s one thing to practice reading all by yourself, but when you have an actual audience at the ready? Well… you pick it up a few notches! Readers have been using ALL of their word […]

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Happy 2020!

Happy 2020 and welcome back to the ACS orbit! We are so excited to see your children’s smiles again and to catch up after missing you for two weeks. The wheels have been turning up here on the mesa and here are some things to know about upcoming events: 1. Celebrate the Beat We are thrilled to once again be participating in Celebrate the Beat (CTB) with Tracy Straus this year. Starting this Wednesday (1/8), […]

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Happy Winter Break!

Happy Winter Break, everyone! As you head off on this two-week chunk of holiday time with your sweet families, we wanted to send you on your way with some pictures that represent the last few weeks of our time at school. We haven’t been able to add recent photos to our blog posts lately, so here’s a little recap. Enjoy!                               […]

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