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First Grade

Growing First Graders!

First grade is an amazing year of growth. I refer to first grade as the year of reading. When a student comes to first grade with letter recognition, phonemic awareness, and beginning sight words memorized, they are ready for reading. My goal is to make sure that each of my students is a reader. In first grade they learn to read, so they can grow into students who read to learn. Our students will visit the farm, library, and computer lab each week. We will participate in music, dance, theater, and visual arts. It is my goal to ensure that all students are valued and respected. We have fun working hard and learning each day.

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Peace Day First Grade

First Grade and Kindergarten's Trip to the Zoo