Nov 06

Reading Pictures

Wordless Picture Books 2 Wordless Picture Books 3

As we learn to read one thing that is helpful is looking at the pictures. In order to practice, we read the pictures in books without words. A big part of reading is thinking about what is happening in the story or what you are learning. We can do that through pictures.

Wordless Picture Books 4 Wordless Picture Books 5

A medida que aprendemos a leer una cosa que es útil es mirar las fotos. Con el fin de la práctica, leemos las imágenes en los libros sin palabras. Una gran parte de la lectura está pensando en lo que está sucediendo en la historia o lo que está aprendiendo. Podemos hacerlo a través de fotos.

Wordless Picture Books 6 Wordless Picture Books 7 Wordless Picture Books

Posted in First Grade Explorations | Comments Off on Reading Pictures
Nov 03

Wondering About Leaves

Wondering Leaves 2 Wondering Leaves 3

On another beautiful day we went outside to collect leaves. We put them in our wonder notebooks and thought about them. We shared our leaves with each other and talked about how they were the same and how they were different.

Wondering Leaves 4 Wondering Leaves 5

Por otro hermoso día salimos a recoger hojas. Los ponemos en nuestros cuadernos de maravilla y pensamos acerca de ellos. Compartimos nuestras hojas entre sí, y hablamos de lo que eran los mismos y la forma en que eran diferentes.

Wondering Leaves 6 Wondering Leaves 7 Wondering Leaves 8 Wondering Leaves 9 Wondering Leaves 10 Wondering Leaves 11 Wondering Leaves 12 Wondering Leaves 13 Wondering Leaves 14 Wondering Leaves 15 Wondering Leaves 16 Wondering Leaves

Posted in First Grade Explorations | Comments Off on Wondering About Leaves
Nov 01

Wondering In Our Classroom

Wondering 2 Wondering 3 Wondering 4

In our classroom we have a Wonder Table and a Wonder Window. At our Wonder Table we have shells, feathers, snake skin, and more. At the Wonder Window we can look out or at a variety of plants. Both the window and the table have books we can explore as well.

Wondering 5 Wondering 6 Wondering 7

En nuestra clase tenemos una tabla Wonder y una ventana Wonder. En nuestra mesa Wonder tenemos conchas, plumas, piel de serpiente, y más. En la ventana de Wonder podemos mirar hacia fuera o en una variedad de plantas. Tanto la ventana y la mesa tienen libros que podemos explorar también.

Wondering 8 Wondering 9 Wondering 10 Wondering 11

Posted in First Grade Explorations | Comments Off on Wondering In Our Classroom
Oct 31

Wondering Outside

Wondering Outside 2

On a beautiful day we took our wonder notebooks and found so many things to wonder about! We looked at plants, clouds, people, bugs, rocks, and more. We had so many questions to share after we went back inside.

Wondering Outside 3 Wondering Outside 4

En un hermoso día cogimos nuestros cuadernos maravilla y encontramos muchas cosas que se preguntan acerca! Nos fijamos en las plantas, nubes, personas, insectos, rocas, etc. Teníamos muchas preguntas para compartir después de que nos fuimos a entrar.

Wondering Outside 5 Wondering Outside 6 Wondering Outside 7 Wondering Outside 8 Wondering Outside 9 Wondering Outside 10 Wondering Outside 11 Wondering Outside

Posted in First Grade Explorations | Comments Off on Wondering Outside
Oct 30

Our Wonder Notebooks

Wonder Notebooks 2

Recently we set up our wonder notebooks. We decorated the covers with pictures of things that made us wonder. We’ll use these notebooks all year to capture our questions, thoughts, and ideas. We’ll have ideas in these notebooks that we can use to find good books and for our writing.

Recientemente hemos creado nuestros cuadernos maravilla. Decoramos las portadas con fotos de cosas que nos hizo preguntarnos. Usaremos estos portátiles durante todo el año para capturar nuestras preguntas, pensamientos e ideas. Vamos a tener las ideas en estos cuadernos que podemos utilizar para encontrar buenos libros y de nuestra escritura.

Wonder Notebooks 3 Wonder Notebooks 4 Wonder Notebooks

Posted in First Grade Explorations | Comments Off on Our Wonder Notebooks
Oct 29

Morning Meeting with Family

Family Morning Meeting 2 Family Morning Meeting 3

Last Friday several parents joined us for our morning meeting. It was wonderful for our students to show off how they start our days. They do it almost completely on their own. After the meeting ended, some parents were able to stay and read with their children. It was a fabulous way to start a day at school.

El viernes pasado varios padres se unieron a nosotros para nuestra reunión de mañana. Fue maravilloso para nuestros estudiantes para lucir como empiezan a nuestros días. Lo hacen casi por completo por su cuenta. Después de terminar la reunión, algunos padres pudieron quedarse y leer con sus hijos. Era una manera fabulosa de empezar el día en la escuela.

Family Morning Meeting 4 Family Morning Meeting 5 Family Morning Meeting 6 Family Morning Meeting 7 Family Morning Meeting 8 Family Morning Meeting

Posted in First Grade Explorations | Comments Off on Morning Meeting with Family
Oct 04

Creating Class Rules

Week 2 Hopes & Dreams 2 Week 2 Hopes & Dreams 3

The process of creating rules for our class begins with us thinking about our hopes and dreams for first grade. Our hopes and dreams included things about having friends, going on field trips, learning new things in art or P.E., reading great books, and learning about animals and other things in science.

El proceso de creación de normas para la clase comienza por nosotros pensando en nuestras esperanzas y sueños para el primer grado. Nuestras esperanzas y sueños incluyen cosas de tener amigos, ir de excursión, aprender cosas nuevas en el arte o la educación física, la lectura de los grandes libros, y aprender acerca de los animales y otras cosas en la ciencia.

Week 2 Hopes & Dreams 4 Week 2 Hopes & Dreams 5 Week 2 Hopes & Dreams 6 Week 2 Hopes & Dreams 7

 

Week 2 Hopes & Dreams

Our hopes and dreams will stay on our wall all year for us to remember and enjoy.

Nuestras esperanzas y sueños se quedan en nuestro muro de todo el año para que podamos recordar y disfrutar.

Week 2 Rules Plan Week 2 Rules

 

After we have thought about and shared our hopes and dreams we brainstorm what we need to do to help each other reach those goals. Our list, seen above, was really long. So our next step was to take all those ideas and see if we could condense them into a few, critical rules. The five we created are above.

Después de haber pensado y compartido nuestras esperanzas y sueños que una lluvia de ideas lo que tenemos que hacer para ayudarnos unos a otros a alcanzar sus metas. Nuestra lista, se ha visto, era muy largo. Así que nuestro siguiente paso fue tomar todas esas ideas y ver si podríamos resumirlas en unas pocas reglas, críticos. Los cinco hemos creado están por encima.

Posted in First Grade Explorations | Comments Off on Creating Class Rules