1R had special visitors come and teach us about the Chinese New Year. They also brought traditional red envelopes filled with treats and we got to try home made dumplings!
First graders watched "Families of China" during choice time. We loved learning more about what everyday life is like for students in China!
1R got to enjoy the kindergarteners’ annual Chinese New Year parade. Our K friends decorated themselves with Chinese fans, lanterns and masks in traditional Chinese New Year colors – red, black and yellow.
We love writing compliments about our Star of the Week in our compliment circle.
We read with all of our first grade friends during library. First graders loved hearing the announcement of the new Caldecott award winner...
We are working with our Partner Pals using pattern blocks. This is a great math activity to explore the relationships between shapes.
We launched our opinion writing unit. We are each choosing our favorite member from a collection of items, and writing three reasons why we think it is the best. Being able to support your opinion is an important literacy skill.
In writing, we are learning the difference between a fact and an opinion. We are writing one fact sentence and one opinion sentence to describe a picture.
1R students are solidifying their combinations of ten. We call them ten’s friends! By working through challenges, we are building our fluency.
We are doing some Star Wars math using addition and subtraction strategies.