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I graduated from the University of Cincinnati in June 2009. I began my wonderful career teaching first grade shortly thereafter, in August 2009. In June 2016, I completed my Masters with the focus in Reading grades K-6th grade. This will be my sixth year utilizing a blog and hope that it will provide parents with another avenue to view their child's accomplishments throughout the school year.

Sunday, December 4, 2016

Holiday Card Exchange

One of my favorite things we do in first-grade is mail out and receive 29 cards from around the country!  We are able to use Google Earth to determine how many miles away and the direction we would travel to for each school.  We will also find out the schools' average temperature in December.  This past week, we made our holiday cards, wrote a letter to Santa, made a Santa craft, and began our measurement unit.  Here are some photos from our week:
Highlighting Short e Words in a Poem
 Making Holiday Cards
Safety Lesson with Officer Skip 
 Santa Craft
 Student of the Week

Saturday, November 26, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving

Since I had quite a few photos from our two days before Thanksgiving break, I decided to upload them this weekend.  I hope that everyone had a Happy Thanksgiving!
Sharing Our Opinions with Reasons for Anti-Bullying
Placemat Weaving 
 Finished Coifs!
 Making Butter
 Enjoying Our Hard Work 
 Pilgrims With Their Placemats 
I usually don't post personal photos, but I couldn't help but share this one!
This is a photo of my daughter, Briana, and my son's new puppy, Arbor. :)

Sunday, November 20, 2016

Music Technology

We sure did accomplish a lot this week!  We attended a fun, interactive music technology assembly, wrote about the lives of Pilgrim children, and ate a fabulous feast during lunchtime together.
Here are some photos from our week:
Music Technology Assembly
How Big Are Our Feet?
Thankgiving Feast!
Beginning a New Book
 This never gets old to see during Literacy Stations! 
The Lives of Pilgrim Children
Counting Strips
 Student of the Week