Class News
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Welcome to first grade!  We are very excited to start a new year together.  We have a fun filled year ahead!
In Reading Workshop, we are exploring the wonderful world of reading.  In Unit 1, we will be learning about what good readers do.  We will become a community of readers by building reading partnerships, discovering what people do as they read, noticing where reading is in the world around us, and sharing our thoughts and feelings about books.  
In Writing Workshop, we are becoming writers by recognizing and writing about small moments from our lives.  We are working on sketching and labeling our pictures and sounding out words the best we can.
In Math, the children are decomposing numbers to identify pairs that add up to 10.  This activity will prepare the children for adding and subtracting within 10.  They will also be working with addition and using it to model and solve number stories.  The children will begin solving simple number stories and then move on to change-to-more and change-to-less situations.  
In Family Life, we are getting to know our classmates and peers by sharing All About Me projects.  We will learn the importance of families and how they influence who we are.  We are also learning about the importance of keeping our bodies healthy by eating foods from different food groups.
In Social Studies, we are learning about important community leaders.  In addition, we are exploring the rights and responsibilities citizens have in a democracy.