Saturday, January 28, 2017

First Grade at Snow Motion

Our First Graders headed to Cochran's Ski Area on Friday for our first Snow Motion time.  Students of all abilities hit the slopes for some skiing and riding!  Some students were brand new to skiing or snowboarding. I was so proud of the effort each student gave!  Our next Snow Motion day is Friday!

Sunday, January 15, 2017

First Grade Can Map This or That!

First Graders are starting to wrap up our mapping unit.  We have learned basic cardinal directions, what maps are used for, and key features of maps.  Our favorite part has been making our own maps.  We have used plain paper, graph paper and even the computer to design our own maps.  Our learners loved using the map tool on the PBS Kids website called The Cat in the Hat Can Map This and That.  Click the link below to give it a try!  You can map both indoor areas as well as fun play yards too!

Cat in the Hat Can Map This or That

Thursday, January 5, 2017

Word Detectives

First Graders were welcomed back to school with a special surprise.  They received a special envelope from the Super Secret Detective Agency (SSDA) asking them to become Word Detectives.  Thi s is a big job and after much thought we decided to take on the job.   Below is our most recent mission:
Take a look at these word detectives using magnifying glasses to look closely at words.  Nothing is going to stop these readers!