Learning many new facts from reading non-fiction books!
Learning to make good estimates.
Math, the first graders will explore 2 and 3 dimensional shapes. They
additionally will explore symmetry by drawing and creating their own
During Social Studies, the first graders are
being exposed to all different types of U.S. symbols. We will find out
about our country's flag, the bald eagle, the Statue of Liberty, and
the Liberty Bell.
During Reader's Workshop, we are finishing up
our character unit. Later in April, we will be diving into a new unit
on poetry. We will learn to focus on the clues that a poet gives a
reader, including repetition, rhyme, varied punctuation and line breaks.
Writer's Workshop, we are working on realistic fiction stories. We are
having so much fun making up characters, settings, problems, and
solutions. The 1st graders are really creative!!!
Students will be using place value to add 2-digit numbers with more than 2 addends.
Students are studying the 7 continents in Social Studies.
Students are reading longer chapter books and becoming more aware of how authors write.
Learning about Native American tribes
Putting together circuits with light bulbs
- Formalize their understanding of multiplying a fraction by a whole
number and use this knowledge to solve problems in real-world scenarios
SCIENCE - Investigating Potential and Kinetic energy, Fiction and Wind Resistance with our vehicles
SOCIAL STUDIES - The Reform years, WWI, 1920s, The Great Depression and WWII
READING - Social issues book clubs
WRITING - Realistic fiction
In writing class, students are writing memoirs. They are also connecting their writing to proverbs.
Students are learning about public health and discovering ways to protect and conserve resources such as air, water and land.
social studies, students will be able to create Revolutionary War Board
games showing their knowledge of the American Revolution.
math, students will be applying and extending their knowledge of
multiplication, including multiplying mixed numbers. students will also
review attributes of triangles, quadrilaterals, and other polygons.
They will use these attributes to sort and classify shapes. In
addition, students will continue exploring line plots and coordinate
In science, students are finishing their ecosystem unit
in which they created a terrarium and an aquarium. Students observed
living organisms and conducted many experiments to gain more
information. Students have learned about many different types of plants
Class trip to East Brunswick Library
Visiting our adopted tree to see if spring has arrived
first graders will complete math fact families in shamrocks. We'll
then write our fact families and glue our pieces together using colors
of the Irish flag.
During Science, the first graders continue to
take care of different plan and animal organisms. They will observe
for changes that are occurring in their terrariums and aquariums.
Reader's Workshop, we are diving into our books to find out more about
the characters. We will learn to focus on how we learn from what they
say, what they do, what they like, and what they dislike. We'll even
pay attention to how our characters change.
Students will be writing their own lab reports in Writer's Workshop.
Students are reading nonfiction books in research clubs.
Students are learning and exploring Motion in Science.
Learning about volunteer organizations and how to become a good citizen
Reading myths while highlighting for evidence
Focusing on typing skills on the chrome books
- Exploring the relationship between multiplication and division by
developing a method for dividing whole numbers and solving division
Science - Exploring the relationship between force, mass, and motion by using their standard vehicle
Social Studies - Causes and effects of the Civil War
Reading - Starting social issues
Writing - Realistic fiction
writing class, students are using historical facts to write an
informational booklet. The students are working on a family life unit
in health. Students are learning about the male and female reproductive
system. In addition, they are learning about proper hygiene for middle
In reading, students will finish their historical
fiction reading unit. They will be able to analyze what symbols
represent in their book club texts, and how they connect to historical
In math, students will begin to develop
strategies for multiplying and dividing decimals, will use measurement
data to create line plots, and revisit volume concepts.
science, students are beginning an ecosystem unit in which they create a
terrarium and an aquarium. Students will observe living organisms and
conduct experiments to gain more information. Students will learn about
many different types of plants and animals. On March 18th, students
will participate in a science fair where students from other grades will
come and learn more about their projects.
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