1-2 Classroom

Happy Winter Break!

Happy Winter Break!

♥ Happy Winter Break, everyone! ♥ Holiday wishes for you from the first and second grade: We wish you more poofy powder days than lost mittens. We wish you more laughter than tears. We wish you more nerf gun wars than homework. We wish you more giving than taking. We wish you more keeping of family traditions than losing them. Your fabulous first or second grader is coming home with a huge smile, much knowledge, and…

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Candy Canes for Breakfast? No, Wait…

Candy Canes for Breakfast? No, Wait…

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ We are (we promise!) committed to maintaining our social-emotional and academic focus throughout these last school days before Winter Break. It can sometimes feel like a challenge, what with the excitement of the holidays spinning about, but we honor the importance of consistency with first and second graders. Your second grade author has finished his or her final informational book. Be sure to check in with your writer about these awesome…

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Progress Reports are Coming Home This Afternoon!

Hi, everyone! Just a quick note to let you know that your fabulous first or second grader is coming home with a progress report in his or her backpack. This snapshot of your child’s reading, writing, math, and wellness growth is our way of communicating progress with you between our conferences in October and our report cards in January. Please let us know if you have any questions regarding your child’s progress report. – Your…

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Back in the swing of things!

Back in the swing of things!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ Getting back into the swing of things after a week off of school can be a sticky process… but we’ve done it! It has been a wonderful and productive week, with your children reading, sewing, building, playing, adding, subtracting, doubling, writing, revising, editing, and publishing. Whew! Some kiddos have been taking copious notes as they read… Some kiddos have been sharing the reading process with a classmate… Some kiddos have been…

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