Mrs. Meacham's First Grade

Where Reading Takes Center Stage

Valentine Card Exchange

February4

We will be having a Valentine card exchange on February 12.  A list of classmates has been sent home.

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It’s 2016!

January5

Welcome back!  I hope everyone had a restful break.  It is hard to believe the first semester is winding down.  We have learned so much already!  Though we still have a lot of work to do, it is exciting to see the growth students have made as readers, writers, mathematicians, and thinkers!

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Grandparent’s Day Bingo

November12

Students had a fun time at Grandparent’s Day Bingo.  Here are a few snapshots of the action:

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Tumblebooks

October29

Many of you are asking for the tumblebooks username and password.  This can be found by hovering over the link.

The username is: southreeds

Password is: books

Hope this helps!

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Making Slime!

October20

To kick off our new writing unit of study, we followed the directions in the How to Make Slime book.  We had fun making and exploring the slime!

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Field Trips

October1

A note about field trips.  After our field trip to the Hartje center on October 8, we only have two more field trips for the rest of first grade.  I’m sure it seems like we go on a lot of field trips!  This year, our theater field trip was early.  We will be snowshoeing in the winter and will have another outdoor adventure in the spring.  Thank you to those who volunteered at the apple orchard.

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Oakwood Fruit Farm

October1

We had a wonderful time exploring and touring Oakwood Fruit Farm.  The weather was ideal!  Children learned how apples are picked and packaged to be sold.  We also got to taste grapes and look at apple trees.  Students had apple cider donuts and apple cider for snack when we returned!  Pictures coming soon!

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WELCOME TO FIRST GRADE!

August31

I am excited to begin a new year with a new group of first graders.  We will get right to work!  Please visit this site often to find out happenings in our first grade classroom.  The pages at the top will give you a brief overview of what we are doing in various subject areas.

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