1-2 Classroom

Fall Break is coming… but we’re not there yet!

Fall Break is coming… but we’re not there yet!

♥ Happy Friday, everyone! ♥ As we head off into this gorgeous weekend, we want to leave you with a snapshot of our recent days in 1-2 Land. Things are humming in our classroom this week! READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers have just finished the first unit of our reading curriculum titled, Building Good Reading Habits, and are beginning a mini word study unit. We’ll become word detectives, uncovering patterns, phonograms, blends, digraphs, prefixes, and suffixes. This…

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Books, BBQs, and Buddies

Books, BBQs, and Buddies

Happy Friday, everyone! READING UPDATE: Don’t miss our Family Literacy Night on October 4th! We are lucky enough to host Gary Johnston, an educational expert known for his engaging presentations for parents about how to support reading at home. Kids can snuggle up in their PJs for a cozy evening of reading and pizza in their classrooms with a teacher. This is really an event you wont want to miss, even if you have a family…

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Picture Perfect

Picture Perfect

Happy Friday, everyone! READING UPDATE: Your first grade readers are building good habits for solving hard words. Thinking of “The Little Engine That Could,” these readers are developing persistence as roll up their sleeves to tackle more challenging words and books.  Please notice that the reading log in this week’s homework lists the habits. Your second grade readers are paying attention the the craft moves authors use to make their stories come to life. They are…

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We’re hiking tomorrow!

Hi, everyone! We have three pieces of information to share with you on this lovely Monday afternoon: We are hiking tomorrow! We’re taking off up the hill behind school tomorrow morning. We’re aiming to leave the classroom around 10:15 and to return around 2:00. In order to be totally prepared for our adventure, your first or second grader needs to come to school with the following items: A backpack to carry A water bottle A…

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Happy Friday!

Happy Friday!

Happy Friday, everyone! Many thanks to those of you who were able to join us last night at our Back To School Night. We really enjoyed being able to say hello and to chat about our classroom with you. If you weren’t able to join us, then don’t beat yourself up too badly – we get it, life happens. We’re sending a packet home in your child’s homework folder today with the handouts from last…

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