Writing Workshop ~ An essential component of our classroom's writing workshop is our "Turn and Talk Time". It helps young authors develop their ideas and build a story prior to writing it down on paper.
Playing "Double Compare"!
First Day of First Grade…and our first time eating together in the lunchroom!
Having a great time with our new math buddies!
Building our Number Sense with a "Dice Plus One" buddy game.
Buddy teams working together during Math Workshop
Playing a round of "Compare"!
Welcome to our classroom!
Buddies learning together.
Playing some math card games together!
Busy creating during our Writers Workshop!
Learning buddy games during Math Workshop.
Presenting Mrs. Amrine's 1st Grade Class 2014-2015
I think these boys already love Writers Workshop?! :)
Young Authors hard at work during Writers Workshop!
Math Buddies learning together.
Sharing the Many Ways to Make 10 with her Math Buddy :)
We love our math buddy time!
Scientists make observations...
Scientists test their hypothesis…and draw conclusions based on their observations.
The start of our Walk-a-thon…with Mr. Zeoli, Mrs. Althouse, and Ms. Glibert!! :)
Reading our weekly poem to the class!
Testing our theories...what is magnetic?
Exploring magnets with our science buddies.
These boys have discovered that polar opposites attract!
Making Applesauce Together! :)
Chapman enjoyed a visit from Jim "Basketball" Jones on October 14th. Not only did he have some cool basketball moves, he also taught us to let others shine, try our hardest, and be the best we can be.
Publishing our October Personal Narratives!
Our October 2014 Writing Celebration ~ sharing our published narratives!
Peers conferencing on details they would like to add to their narratives.
Peers sharing their Persuasive Writing in the form of book reviews during Reading Workshop.
Using our persuasive writing skills to help convince Mr. Calicotte to let the class use clay for an upcoming project.
Sharing our new learning with friends during Reading Workshop.
Peers with similar interests are collaborating to create an informational poster to teach their peers "All About Horses". Using captions and labels adds greater detail to their work.
Enjoying a hilarious Bob Shea read-aloud with Ms. Villalba for National Read Aloud Day!
Guided Reading Group discussion. Understanding dialogue can help us read with better fluency and expression.
Lunch Club Buddies!
Map Skills - Sharing a map of the Columbus Zoo. The legend and symbols can help us locate things quickly.
"Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?" Cooperative lesson during P.E.
Peer conferring - gathering ideas, making revisions, editing our work, adding details, and giving compliments.