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Happy spring! I think it might actually warm up for good! Maybe with the warmer weather (despite the pollen that comes with it) we will have fewer kiddos out sick. Our class has been pretty lucky with only a few out here and there, others are having 6-8 out at... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Mrs. Whire's Blog
Spelling/Grammar: We learned about more about compound, complex and simple sentences. We worked on identifying independent and dependent clauses and when to use a subordinating or a coordinating conjunction. Reading: We learned the different types of poetry tools and the different types of figurative language. We listened to several different... Continue reading
*We are so close to break and the kids have been working so hard to get ready for Milestone Testing!! Next week will be more of the same :) We have Milestone practice books we will continue to use to practice together. I feel the preparation we are doing in... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at The Harris Herald
Spelling/Grammar: We learned about compound sentences and how to use them in our writing to make it more interesting by varying our sentence structure. We learned the special punctuation needed as well as discussing the common conjunctions used to connect the two independent clauses. Reading: We worked on identifying an... Continue reading
SeeSaw Have you checked out all of our CUTE pictures and videos on SeeSaw lately? We have posted tons of cute pictures lately! Boosterthon THANK YOU for all of your support for Boosterthon this year. Our class raised almost $58 per lap! That’s simply amazing! PLEASE remember to have your... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2017 at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
Today is our LAST DAY TO GET PLEDGES FOR BOOSTERTHON!! Thank you for getting your friends and family to help support our school! We are SO CLOSE to winning some pretty awesome rewards! This week, we have been working on figurative language, two-step word problems and solving for unknowns, and... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2017 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
Seuss Celebration March 6-10, 2017 What a wonderful, Seussical week we had in the media center celebrating the birthday of our favorite, beloved children's author Dr. Seuss! All classes were invited to the celebration! We read Dr. Seuss books, participated in Seuss Centers, and enjoyed a tasty swirly-pop treat made... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at The Media Center @ Kemp ES
We Adore These February Birthday Sweethearts!! Thank you for your Birthday Book Club Donations!! Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2017 at The Media Center @ Kemp ES
Hey Parents! It's been a VERY busy week here in our classroom. Field trips, Pep Rallies, Boosterthon Fun Run and Dr. Suess Week! We are all ready for this weekend! I wanted to thank the parents who sent in glue sticks! We really needed them! Don't Forget the Boosterthon Fund... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at The Harris Herald
We've had a great, busy week in the classroom. Thank you to everyone who has registered and gotten pledges for Boosterthon! I am super proud of our class. If you have not registered your child yet, please do so this weekend. Tuesday we had our Dr. Seuss centers in the... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Cooper's Corner
We have had an exciting week filled with Dr. Seuss trivia and Boosterthon stuff! They have also worked very hard learning this week. Next week we will taking many assessments and grade for report cards. Please make sure your child has a good night’s sleep and eats a good breakfast.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
Grammar: We reviewed the four parts of speech; verbs, nouns, adverbs, and adjectives. Reading: We focused on using context clues to determine the meaning of unknown words. In reading, we also read in our book club books and met to discuss characters, plot, and theme of our stories. Writing: We... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Mrs. Smith & Ms. Noone's Class Blog
Happy Friday! What a great week! Yay!!! We were the spirit wear winners today!! We had so much fun kicking off this year’s Boosterthon this week! We were the winners of the first principal’s challenge. We enjoyed our ice-cream today during our recess. Amberlee, from Boosterthon came in today as... Continue reading
Posted Mar 10, 2017 at Mrs. Whire's Blog
BOOSTERTHON HAS OFFICIALLY STARTED!! Please visit to register your student! THIS IS FREE, and your child will get a wristband! Then, ask everyone you can think of for pledges!!! We are looking to earn some MAJOR prizes this year!! Ask your child what they can win! Homework: Read 20... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2017 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
Hello! We had a great week back from break. We stayed busy this week in the classroom, and we had fun celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday with our story rotations as well as our annual book swap! The kids were pretty excited about their “new” books. We will continue to celebrate... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Mrs. Whire's Blog
I love these dog shaming photos! We have lots of new puppies in our class; Amaya has a new puppy and Omar has a new puppy! Abby has new kittens! Pets are a great way to teach responsibility! (Great opinion paper topic!) We have had such a busy week, but... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at The Harris Herald
Read Across America Dr. Seuss day and Read Across America was a success this week! The kids had a blast dressing up as their favorite Dr. Seuss character and spending time really focusing on reading and the love of reading. We have been moving right along here in first grade... Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin
FIND OUT WHERE YOUR STUDENT WILL BE GOING FOR SPECIALS! CHECK OUT THE CALENDARS BELOW! Download Wads March Specials Download DePriest March Specials Continue reading
Posted Mar 3, 2017 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
Can you believe it is March already? This year is flying by! Since Winter break, we have started learning all about Franklin D. Roosevelt, reading passages and finding text evidence to build strong constructive and extended responses, Author's Purpose (entertain, persuade, inform?), Point of View, and really solidifying how to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at Learning with Mrs. Lake
It is so hard to believe that February will be over when we return from our break! We have had a busy week this past week and I'm sure the upcoming weeks until Spring Break will be just as busy! We began EOG (End of Grade testing) practice this past... Continue reading
Posted Mar 1, 2017 at The Harris Herald
Teacher Appreciation Week Y’all have NO IDEA how much Mrs. Motes and I appreciate y’all! The adorable door, the flowers, the treats, the cards, the books, and all the YUMMY food…. Thank you so much! We love working with all of you and your precious kiddos! Winter Break Don’t forget…no... Continue reading
Posted Feb 17, 2017 at Mrs. Beames' Bulletin