Category Archives: 1st grade

Grade 1 News

Grade 1 News

Science

In Science we have been learning about the three states of matter: solids, liquids, and gases. We have begun to explore how they change or stay the same when combined with other things.

Language Arts

In LA we read a fiction story about Frog and Toad and discussed different story elements. We identified the problem and solution. We also reviewed adjectives.

Math

In math we learnt about telling time: how to tell if it’s AM or PM? The students made their own clocks and practiced showing and telling different times: full hours, half past and in 5-minute intervals. We also practiced using the calendar: months, days of the week and different ways of writing the date.

1st grade news

1st grade news

Math

In math we have been revising strategies in addition and subtraction, adding doubles and recognizing 2D and 3D shapes. The students have also solved a number of word problems.

Language Arts

In Language Arts we read a nonfiction text about life in the past and life now. We also discussed future tense and practiced correcting sentences.

Science

In Science we reviewed our chapter about the day and night sky. We also talked about the planets in our solar system and what else we can find in space.

Grade 1 News

Grade 1 News

LA: In Language Arts this week, we read a fiction text: The Big Race and drew conclusions based on what we read. We also read a nonfiction text about Road Safety. We learned about past tense verbs with -ed. We practiced reading comprehension.

Science: In science we continued reviewing various types of pollution, the three R’s (reduce,reuse,recycle), and natural resources.

Math: In math we practiced addition and subtraction within 20, then we revised basic 2D shapes and their characteristics: rectangle and square, triangle, circle.

First Grade News

First Grade News

Language Arts: In LA this week we read a nonfiction text about animals in the ocean and another about water. We also learned about proper nouns.

Science: In Science this week we began to learn about various natural resources found on earth and how people use them.

Math: In math we are learning to add over 10 in 2 steps: first complete to 10 and then add the rest. We do that using counters and a 10-square grid.

1st grade news

1st grade news

Math

In math we started working on bigger numbers: up to 20. The students learn to count it, skip count by 2s, 3s, 4s, 5s. They did some calculations on the number line and solved word problems. They also learnt about even and odd numbers.

Language Arts

In Language Arts we read a biography about Dr. Seuss, a famous author whose stories we have been really enjoying. We discussed rhyming words and the humor in his stories. We also learned about singular and plural nouns.

Science

In science we reviewed various environments of animals and plants and how they survive. We also talked more about food chains and how animals get their energy.