1-2 Learning Center

Music Gets Our Day Started!

MORNING Show Band and AFTERNOON CrAFTing

Next week we will be finishing up Mid-Year Assessments, going Ice-Skating with the Kinders on Tuesday as well as doing our Tasty Tuesday Fundraiser (contact Heather for volunteering), listening to Maury with a Story and Gwen with a Story, watching the Ted and Ted Show at All School Meeting as well as DRESSing IN YOUR HOLIDAY BEST! Ask your child about… Using ‘What If’ questions to guess the name of this week’s Book of the…

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Ice Skating and Tasty Tuesday help needed!

Ice Skating and Tasty Tuesday help needed!

We are in need of parent help for two events next week.  Please let me know asap if you are able to help with either event. ICE SKATING We are going to the Glenwood Springs Community Center to skate next Tuesday, Dec. 15. We are in need of four parents to help us at the community center with putting on/taking off skates, helping bring kids inside for a snack of hot chocolate and popcorn (prearranged…

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'...as colorful as a rainbow...'

Watercolors, Weavings and Whimsical What Ifs

We have two super busy weeks coming up in the 1st and 2nd Grade Learning Center! Our young writers, readers and mathemagicians are completing both narrative and expository writing pieces (writing assessments), dabbling in the DIBELS (reading assessments), plus competing against themselves in our Mini-Math Olympics (math skills assessment).  Next Friday, there is NO School for a Teacher Work Day.  Teachers will begin writing your child’s Mid-Year Progress Reports which you will receive in January.…

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Thanksgiving El Tioga

Family/Community Thanksgiving Celebration!

      Ask your child about… Exploring different levels of problems and different ways to cope and cheer ourselves up with the book The Blue Day Book for Kids Coming up with several ‘Cool Thoughts’ to get us through ‘1 Problems’ Acting out scenarios of a ‘1 Problem’ and ending with a Cool Thought Writing what we’re thankful for and making a thumbprint turkey and heart on cards for the tables for Thanksgiving El Tioga…

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Learning the style of Andrew Wyeth

Layers of Colors

Ask your child about… Understanding the virtues of determination and perseverance with the book of the week-Brave Irene by William Steig Using our powers of determination, endurance, and perseverance to finish (with quality) past Literacy assignments Using POWERFUL words (adjectives, nouns, verbs) to write a SUPER-SIZE ‘Brave Irene’ sentence Handwriting and FRY Word spelling assessments Doing ‘Calendar Math’-1st and 2nd graders Investigating addition (addition word problems, math facts, Yahtzee)-1st grade Doing Mathletics on the iPad…

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