Friday, September 25, 2015
During math menu, we learned a new app called Adding Apples. We also played the game Counting Fish on the computer. This is game is on www.abcya.com.
We have been working on story problems in math. Students are writing equations and showing their thinking. We have tried some story problems where students have to find different combinations for one number. Students use unifix cubes and tens frames to help them think about the problem.
We started reading groups this week. The whole first grade is mixed up into groups, so that everyone is working on the correct skills and level for them.
Our word wall words this week are as and has. We also started working on digraphs or H Brothers. These are the chunks SH, TH, WH, and CH.
Please remember to send in your conference sign up sheet and check backpacks for a conference confirmation!
Friday, September 18, 2015
We have started doing addition story problems in our math work book. We are working on showing our thinking and writing equations that match the story problem.
Our word wall word this week was of.
Friday, September 11, 2015
We played a math game called Compare.
We can sign up for computer or ipad
We have 6 words on our word wall so far. They are I, a, his, is, and, and the.
You may have noticed the bookshelf that is on our blog. I will post different books we read in our classroom on the bookshelf. We are reading Junie B. Jones to get ready for our field trip to the Flynn!
Thursday, September 3, 2015
Today we worked on the garden with Mr. Bouchard and Nurse Amy. We weeded, watered, picked tomatoes, and picked carrots. We also planted seeds that we will be trying to grow in our classroom this year.
We have been practicing reading to a buddy.
We have also been practicing reading to ourselves out of our books boxes. We have made it to 14 minutes! We also learned how to pick books from our classroom library.