First Grade

Mrs. Talbert, Mrs. McMillan, and Mrs. Leydens

Author: Mrs. D. Talbert (page 1 of 7)

Let’s Hatch!

Mr. Larry brought the incubator and lots of learning experiences to school on Friday. We put the eggs in the incubator and hopefully in about 3 weeks we will have baby chicks! A special thanks to the Cummings family for …

Opera?

Thank you, Mrs. Muench for getting the opera to come to our school! Students enjoyed many activities prior to the opera performance of Rusalka, A Mermaid’s Tale including learning several of the musical pieces and designing costumes and sets! During …

Visiting the Library

First grade went on a town field trip to the Gilman Library. While there we went on a tour, listened to stories, sang songs, and did the movements to the songs. Did you know you can use your library card …

Happy Birthday, Pepto!

First graders celebrated one of the Wise Guys birthdays during Mrs. Luhman’s April visit. It was Pepto the Stomach’s birthday so students learned about his importance in their bodies. We enjoyed a snack and played a birthday party game.  Mrs. …

Ever Flown a Kite?

After reading a Scholastic News, I was surprised to discover many of my students have never seen a kite or seen one being flown in the sky. Therefore, we decided it was something we needed to do. Students were put …

Are You Gentle?

The characteristic for the month of April is gentle. Mrs. Barnett came and spoke to us about how to be gentle in our actions and our words. Our project for the month is to find a way to be gentle …

Hoppy Easter!

Thanks to all of the helpers to make our Easter party great. Students played games, ate a snack, and searched for eggs.

Happy St. Patrick’s Day

Students in Mrs. Talbert’s class created traps using a variety of blocks, legos, paper, straws, etc. to create traps in hopes of trapping a sneaky leprechaun. Well….no leprechauns were trapped but he left several surprises in our room: chairs turned …

High School Students visit the Elementary Building

The high school art club visited the Gilman Elementary building for special art projects. Each grade level created a different project. First grade learned about typography, second grade dyed filters and made flowers, and third grade drew pictures using perspective. …

What does a pollinator do?

A pollinator takes takes pollen from one plant to another to help in the production of flowers, fruits, and vegetables. Mr. Larry read an information book about them and we created our own using our favorite things!

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