Our first week was so exciting! Students saw friends they had in kindergarten and met brand new friends as well. Between learning daily first grade routines, we talked about goals we want to achieve in first grade.
We also talked about school rules. At GCES we follow the 3 R's: responsible, respectful, and ready. Then we brainstormed how we follow rules in our own classroom. Here are the rules the students created for our classroom:
The students are also putting together a class book about how we can be bucket fillers. Here are some of their ideas:
And that was just a few things we did our first week in first grade!
We will be using this blog to display things we do in school. From class projects to experiments and more, we will be able to post about it here.