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Grade 1 - Mrs. Moore

Marilyn Moore

Welcome to First Grade! First Grade is a wonderful grade. The children are fun, creative, challenging and so eager to learn. The most rewarding part of this grade is having all the children reading and writing by the end of the year. The love of reading is the goal in my classroom! 

I have had the honor of being a First Grade teacher at St. Christopher's for over 30 years! I have had the pleasure of teaching the children of my former students! My husband and I live in Nashua and I have two adult daughters. We have two cats!

May is Marvelous in 1M !!!

May is here

The songbirds sing.

The apple trees are in bloom.

The bees are buzzing in blossoms sweet,

1M is a friend to all that we meet!

RELIGION...May is the month of Mary, our mother in heaven. Each day we say a  virtual decade of the rosary online and offer it for a different intention.

MATH...Time and money will be this months main topics! We will learn how to tell time on a "Real" not digital clock. Learning different ways to say times... half past...Quarter of,  etc. will be reviewed daily. Counting coins and making change along with different ways to make the same amount  with different coins will be done with coin manipulatives at our desk and on the board with magnetic coins. The children will have chances to"buy" something from our class store!

LANGUAGE ARTS...We continue working in our 4th anthology daily and  using  our Pearson online reading Program. We will be learning about our country's Capital, Washington DC in our book and we will take a virtual online tour of Washington! We are learning about our country's treasures...National Parks, Rivers and waterways etc.  Being able to see them online is a wonderful asset for us!

We have completed our vowels and are reviewing digraphs and blends.

Daily review of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and pronouns is done. The class is doing such a good job in more descriptive sentences using these.

Each week the class has new Spelling words that they are tested on.. The children learn to read, spell and understand the meaning of the words.  They have a weekly Spelling packet that is completed at home and SpellingCity.com is used at Home and school for reinforcement.

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES...  Summer safety will be focused on. Water safety, sun protection,insect protection are so important for all of us! Different types of Summer Storms and safety during them will be learned also.

1M wishes a Marvelous May to all our friends, old and new!!


April's Arrival in 1M!

A...amazing things to learn

P...playground is open

R...running really fast

I...interesting bugs

L...loving the warmer weather

This month we will have our Annual Poetry Slam on Friday April 22. We will write poems in class and some will be selected to be read to the student body!

RELIGION...We have learned about the 7 Sacraments and will be Focusing on Reconciliation and God's forgiveness and the Eucharist.

MATH...Reviewing counting by 5's and 2's, patterns on the 100 chart such as 10 more and 10 less, Geometric shapes and vocabulary...vertex, prism,edges,roll,stack and slide are April's tasks

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES...We will be discussing trees and all they give us from paper products to maple syrup to chocolate! Helping our enviroment to save and grow trees will be talked about. Eggs and the animals that come from them...from sea turtles to tiny insect eggs will be learned.  The continent and country of Australia and Koala Bears and rescuing koalas to the koala hospital will be a highlight!

LANGUAGE ARTS...Long E, Long A,I,O and U review...Vowels in context...consonand and vowel patterns...more detailed sentence writing...nouns,verbs,pronouns,adjectives,adverbs...ed and ing endings...verbs in the present and past...weekly spelling words, and learning about changes in nature in our anthology!

CoolAPRIL is AWESOME in 1M!!!Cool


1M Marches into March!

Did you hear that March is here??

And in LANGUAGE ARTS ... we are learning about Homophones, words that sound the same but are spelled differently and have different meanings.  We continue working on nouns and proper nouns, verbs that add s and es, adjectives, adverbs and prounouns!  We are completing our long vowels and pattern rules that are with them. Proper sentence structure and letter formation is a daily expectation. Daily journal writing helps us with this! We are on Lesson 20 of spelling and continue to learn to spell these new words and understand their meanings.  Animal Life cycles is our Reading topic and we are understanding the difference between FACT and OPINION.


Parts of a whole and FRACTIONS are topics in MATH.  We are working on our STEM Fraction project. Learning if something is Possible, Impossible or Certain is another concept being studied.  Addition and subtraction facts and word problems are reviewed daily.

LENT and The Sacraments are topics in RELIGION. We will learn about HOLY WEEK and begin practicing for our HOLY THURSDAY Para-Liturgy which both first grades are in charge of.

ANIMAL LIFE CYCLES and HABITATS are SCIENCE topics along with the coming of what SPRING brings! Changes in weather patterns and cloud formations and storms are very influential!

March brings...SPRING and EASTER, JOY and HOPE!

1M wishes all friends...Old and New a Wonderful Spring and Joyous Easter Season!

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