1-2 Classroom

Happy weekend!

Happy weekend, everyone! While the pull of the blue skies and the warm sun is pretty strong these days through our classroom windows, we have been hard at work over here! Here are just some of the things your first and second graders have been working on this week… First Grade: READING AND PHONICS UPDATE FROM KRISTINA: Your first grade readers have been rereading their books in order to gather even more information about main and supporting […]

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Empty Bowls, Conferences, and MARCH (eek!)

Happy Friday, everyone! Thank you so much for your additional vigilance with these germs that are floating about. The extra recovery days you’re giving your kiddos are really making a big difference. We’ve been able to dive right into our academic worlds this week. Here’s a glimpse into our latest lessons… First Grade READING AND PHONICS UPDATE FROM KRISTINA: Your first grade readers are looking closely at the characters in their books. They created character […]

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Fighting the February Funk

Happy Friday, everyone! Yes, we’re experiencing some incredible growth in reading. Yes, we’re experiencing some brave bold moves in writing. Yes, we’re experiencing some internalization of complex strategies in math. But – do you know what we’ve REALLY been focusing on this week? Fighting the February Funk! Seeing as how the time between bouts of new nasty germs seems to keep shrinking, we are doing our darndest to stay on top of the cycles and […]

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See you at the Family Hoedown!

Happy Friday, everyone! This week’s highlights include: An all-school, K-8 cohort-based, “Everybody Writes, Everybody Shares” event. Our first x-c ski outing. Reading through so many series books that we’re needing more titles. Valentine’s Day lovefest. Math games at All School Meeting Countless opportunities to use our tools, to navigate social ups and downs, and to grow our sense of belonging in our classroom community. Upcoming highlights include: The ACS/CCS Family Hoedown! Woohoo! See you at […]

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What a Week!

Holy shamolies, what a few weeks we’ve just had! From crazy mixed up schedules to aggressive germ fighting to an incredible CTB performance… we’re relieved to be exiting this short week holding onto our hats. Here’s a small glimpse inside of our recent classroom universe: First Grade: READING AND PHONICS UPDATE FROM KRISTINA: First grade readers are working hard to pull their phonics information into their everyday reading lives. As they read, they are on […]

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