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As we finish up our first week of school, our kindergarten & 1st grade friends spent some time getting to know each other using math.  Kindergarten wrote their names, cut them apart, and glued them back together.  Kindergarten counted the letters in their name and shared it with the rest of the class.

In 1st grade we’ve been learning about addition strategies so the 1st graders used what they’ve learned to share about themselves to the rest of the class.  The activity can be found over at First Grade Smiles.


This week we started our All About Me unit about where our All-Stars can learn how to be proud about their individuality and get to know their classmates.  Yesterday we got our All About Me Bags where students can bring it items from home and share about themselves.  You can get the All About Me Bags here.

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Today we read the story I’m Special, I’m Me by Ann Meek and then we started on our I’m Special student books that asks questions about students favorite color, how many letters in their names, what they want to be when they grow up.  You can find I am Special books here.

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As we learn to become more comfortable in our classroom community, we read a book called I’m Gonna Like Me: Letting Off a Little Self Esteem.   We talked about how to be happy and proud of who we are.  We also shared about ourselves whole group and learned how we are special.  This activity helped students feel confident in who they are so they feel safe to share with others in class.  During centers you could see how happy and comfortable the class felt with working together.

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