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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!

December in 1M

December is upon us,

The air is crisp and clear.

The birth

of Baby Jesus

is very,very near!

This month...

We learn about Advent and Jesus' birth.

Subtraction is our focus in Math. We are having daily addition practice tests. The children should be using IXL.com or Xtramath.com a couple times a week to reinforce class skills!

In Language Arts...We continue with weekly spelling words, online Reading, Grammar mechanics and sentence writing! Blends are being taught in Phonics along with Short u!

In Science and Social Studies we are discussing different cultural celebrations at this time of year. Habitats and winter hibernation and migration are taught.

In December...we have...

Our Christmas Tree lighting

Shopping for Kids

Our Christmas Concert

Barnes and Noble Dress Down

Red. White and Green Dress Down

Our Christmas Prayer Service

1M wishes all their friends, old and new, a very Blessed Christmas and a Wonderful New Year!


 

NOVEMBER IN 1M!!!

November is upon us,

The air is crisp and clear!

1M is making progress

towards the 2nd half of our year!

And...... for those who have had prior students in Gr 1 and remember disguising Mr. Turkey...have no fear! He will surface in a new way in JANUARY , as a family project!!

RELIGION...We continue to learn about the Church Year,ordinary time and special times of the year. We will be learning about Advent and begin preparing for Jesus' birth.

MATH.....We continue addition and Math story problems. The children should reinforce their classroom learning with Flashcards at home and using IXL or ExtraMath online. We begin 3 number addition also.

LANGUAGE ARTS...Daily reading and using our Practice workbook in our Pearson Reading Street Program continue. Reinforcement of nouns, verbs, adjectives, subject and predicate parts are practiced. Proper sentence structure is expected.  We have Spelling words that are practiced daily at school and home. Each Friday we have a Spelling and Dictation test. In Phonics we continue our short vowels and the rules that go with short vowel patterns.

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES...Discussion of The First Thanksgiving, Squanto and Veteran's Day are this months highlights! We will also discuss Hibernation and Migration!

 

1M wishes all of our friends, old and new, a wonderful Thanksgiving that is filled with friends and family!

 

1M Moves Onward into October!

Fall is here.

The leaves are falling!

I think I hear the Great Pumpkin calling!

Happy Fall to All!

We have completed 5 school weeks as of October. Our routines are in place and the class knows First Grade expectations for morming routine and work habits.

So much learning continues.....

RELIGION...We are discussing Jesus and His Family and how our family compares. John the Baptist and his role in Jesus' life has been introduced.  God's neverending love is understood!

MATH...Ordinal numbers, positional words and fewer and more than are terms we are using.  Addition will be a focus in October.  Words such as Addends, equal, sum and reciprocals(flips), 2+3=5, 3+2=5 are taught. The children are to use ExtraMath.com or IXL.com to reinforce these at home.

LANGUAGE ARTS...We continue to use our online reading daily along with oral reading and comprehension skills through our writing in our practice books. We are learning short a sounds in Phonics and short vowel rules! Daily journal writing and putting our spelling words in sentences keeps our writing skills current! We know nouns,verbs and adjectives.  The class is expected to use proper upper case letters and punctuation in all writing.  Weekly Spelling words go home and we use SpellingCity.com to reinforce learning. The class should be able to read the words, understand the meaning and spell them for our weekly test.

SCIENCE AND SOCIAL STUDIES...We are discussing different animal family homes and how animals live together.  Fire Prevention and Safety will be focused on also.

First Grade Learning is on the move!

First Grade learners are in the groove!!!!

 
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