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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 13

Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 13 Thursday, April 2 Good Morning! We hope you had fun yesterday at our group meeting! It was so amazing to see all of you! Parent Information: We will be back with detailed lessons on Monday. Please use Friday to catch up, find some other fun activities, and do whatever your family can do to relax and recharge. We will have an ongoing Zoom whole group check-in and story every W
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 12

Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 12 Wednesday, April 1 Good Morning! Happy April Fool’s Day! We have added some fun to your day today—no fooling! ZOOM today! First, we look forward to seeing everyone today at 10:30 on our Zoom call! Please start the day with your prayers. Please write what you are grateful for. Reading: Please read for at least 20 minutes and record it in your reading log. Is there a funny book
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Pete the Cat Read-Aloud

Join Miss Butterworth for a read-aloud of “Pete the Cat” here!
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 11

Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 11 Tuesday, March 31 Good Morning! Important Information for Parents: Zoom call on Wednesday, April 1 at 10:30. Please be sure you have received the email invitation to join. If there are any questions, please let us know. The Zoom call will be greeting each other and checking in. Then the students will listen to a story! Mrs. Cobia’s class—Please make sure you respond to the 2n
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 10

Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 10 Monday, March 30 Good Morning! Important Information for Parents: We are looking forward to a Zoom classroom call! Both Mrs. O’Keefe and Mrs. Cobia will each Zoom with her own class. Day—Wednesday, April 1 Time—10:30 Please be prepared on your device and look for the invitation.  This call will be about greeting each other and listening to your teacher read a story. Today’s L
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 9

Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 9 Friday, March 27 Good morning! Please start your day with prayers. Please write what you are grateful for. Happy March Birthdays! Reading: Please read for at least 20 minutes and record the time in your reading log. Please complete the comprehension portion for Friday in the Reading Comprehension Notebook. Writing: Please write in you spiral notebook or binder about the week.
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 8

Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 8 Thursday, March 26 Good Morning! Please start your day with a prayer. Please write what you are grateful for. Reading: Please read for at least 20 minutes and record it on your reading log. Please complete the Thursday part of the Reading Comprehension Notebook. Enrichment activity (optional)—please draw the vocabulary words. Include the 2 words that match on the picture, perh
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 7

Learning Adventures Day 7 Wednesday, March 25 Good Morning! It’s Wacky Wednesday today! Please start your day with prayer. Please write what you are grateful for. Reading: Please read for at least 20 minutes and record it in your reading log. Today on Wacky Wednesday try reading in a wacky place! Please complete the Wednesday portion of your Comprehension Notebook. Writing: It’s write a letter Wednesday! Today please
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 6

Learning Adventures for First Grade Day 6 Tuesday, March 24 Good Morning! Let’s start with a prayer.   Please complete a page on what you are grateful for. Reading: Please read for 20 minutes (or more) and record it in your log. Please complete the comprehension part for Tuesday in your Comprehension Notebook. You can visualize after you have read the story yourself or reading with someone. If you can, please re
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 5

Learning Adventures Day 5 Monday, March 23, 2020 Thank you for all the photos and messages! We want to hear from you. We love teaching and it is helping us to be involved in your child’s learning. We are happy to comment on papers, answer questions, and even say, “hi.” All of your emails are welcome! Please start the day with prayers. Pray for your family and friends and healing for those are sick. Please pray the Ou
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Adventures in Learning in First Grade Day 4

Learning Adventures Day 4 Please continue to send us photos! We will put them on the blog so friends can see each other! Our next post will be for Monday as Friday was a scheduled day off from school. On Monday we will begin adding a science research project. Religion: Please attend Mass online. Please pray for your mom and dad. Please say “thank you” at least 5 times today to them. What are you grateful for today? G
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 3

Learning Adventures Day 3 Thank you for the photos, videos, and emails! We love hearing from you and are here for you! When you send a photo please let us know if it is for us or if we may also possibly share it on the blog. We respect that photos are a great way for your child to check in with us so will only share certain photos with permission. Reading: Please read and record in your reading log. Please complete t
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Learning Adventures in First Grade Day 2

Learning Adventures for First Grade Good Tuesday Morning! Let us start with a prayer. Please pray the Sign of the Cross and the Prayer of St. Francis of Assisi. You may wish to add this Morning Offering prayer by Robert Hugh Benson My God, I offer up to Thee my soul and heart And all I do or hear or say And all my work and play. Please talk about or draw what you are grateful for today. Reading: Please read for at le
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Learning Adventures in First Grade

Good Monday Morning! Welcome to Learning Adventures in First Grade! Let us start with a prayer. Peace Prayer of Saint Francis Lord, make me an instrument of your peace: where there is hatred, let me sow love; where there is injury, pardon; where there is doubt, faith; where there is despair, hope; where there is darkness, light; where there is sadness, joy. O divine Master, grant that I may not so much seek to be con
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First Grade News

Important Information: Please see the separate post regarding class work. You are all in my prayers. Please feel free to email me and I have extended that invitation to your children. I am happy to have conference calls next week, as well, if I missed your conference. Please email me a good day and time. Please look for the conference materials that were sent home. I would love to see photos and hear how the children
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1 O’K NEWS

News and pictures from our class                                           include happy girls with Library Book Bags, Happy Birthday Girl and  our Mystery Reader. Despite the health issues of some of our students  we had a great seek together and look forward to resuming classes Wash your hands and stay healthy.Please know all of the First Graders and their families are in my daily thought and prayers.
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Important First Grade News

Important Information for First Grade: Thank you for your support. We have compiled materials for your children to continue learning at home during this time. We know every family is different so we respect your decisions regarding the work. Literacy: The students will read independently and complete the reading log. This will be returned to the teacher upon return to school. There is a “Comprehension Notebook”  to c
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First Grade News

Thank you for wonderful conversations at conferences. If I missed your conference I will contact you as soon as possible to reschedule. Thank you for your understanding. Grandparents or Grandpersons Day is Friday, March 13. Literacy: The students worked on writing, word work, new reading group books, handwriting, and alphabetizing. Math: The students continued working on strategies to make number bonds and making ten
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First Grade News

Important Information: March 5 and 6–I look forward to seeing you at conferences! Please take a moment to fill out the information sheet that went home on Friday. Literacy: The students are enjoying being THE BOSS of their reading! This is the third of our Lucy Calkins Units of Study. They made stop signs to remind themselves to STOP! at the first sign of trouble. They will add many strategies to their reading
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First Grade News

Important Information: Parent Letter–Please look for a letter sent home on Thursday regarding turning in the home folder each day and supplies that need refreshing. Students decided the supplies they needed for themselves, except everyone is being asked to provide 2 glue sticks. Literacy: The students are learning to read aloud like an expert by noticing how the book is organized and number, color, and shape wo
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First Grade News

Important Information: Oatmeal Containers–thank you! Three more needed if you see any. Happy Valentine’s Day! Thank you all for a wonderful party! Literacy: The students continue to learn nonfiction reading and writing strategies. In writing students are encouraged to use “sparkle” words. They may be challenging to spell, but there are strategies for spelling! Students are writing and reading
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First Grade News

Important Information: Friday, February 14–Valentine’s Celebration in class. Please send your child to school with a Valentine for everyone in the class. Or please send a Valentine for everyone in the grade. Your child will be preparing 23 or 46 Valentine cards. Cylinder Oatmeal containers needed! I’m hoping to have a “drum” for every student, but we are 6 short! Literacy: The students h
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First Grade News

Happy Catholic Schools Week! The students enjoyed celebrating together! It was wonderful to have time with our communities as well as  special time together in the classroom. Each day the students chose an activity to match the theme of the day. Pajama Day--the students took off their shoes and played, “Heads Up 7-UP.” Backwards Day and Community Activity–The students went to their communities and m
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First Grade News

Important Information: Please check the school blog for all of the news for Catholic Schools Week! Sunday, January 26–I look forward to seeing you in Mass and in the classroom following Mass. Literacy: The students are learning that non-fiction books make you smart! They are learning to look at the cover and think about each page. The are learning about non-fiction text features and to read every word on the pa
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First Grade News

Important Information: Please check the school blog for all of the information pertaining to Catholic Schools Week. There are different ways to dress every day of the week! Literacy: The students wrote in their journals and completed writing for our social studies unit on Martin Luther King, Jr. They wrote about how they can make a difference and also wrote a letter to Ruby Bridges. Please look for all of the writing
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