Author Archives: Laura Mathews

First Grade’s Wax Museum 2017

The first graders hosted the Wax Museum Wednesday for the school, family , and friends.  Each student chooses a person who has influenced our world.  He/She read biographies for the assigned book reports and learn facts about this person’s life, … Continue reading

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100th Day of School

Mrs. Mathews’ first graders celebrated their 100th day of school with different activities throughout the day. Each student made a tie to wear for the day. They counted to 100 by ones, twos, fives, tens, and twenty five with items … Continue reading

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Election Day in First Grade

On November 8th the first graders were able to experience voting at the polls in the classroom. The students voted for which snack Mrs. Mathews would bring to school the next day for snack time. Each student created a voter registration … Continue reading

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All Saints Day

The first graders honored the Saints with the school community on All Souls Day. Each first grader chose a saint with whom they feel a connection or a saint that they wanted to get to know better. After weeks of … Continue reading

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First Grade at the Pumpkin Patch

After learning how pumpkins grow over the past couple of weeks, the first graders visited Theis Pumpkin Patch.  When arriving back at school the students had fun measuring his/her very own pumpkin.

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First Grade Ticket Holders

The first graders have been earning tickets for the good choices they make each day.  Using the Engineering Process, each student built their own ticket holder to complete the STEM challenge.  

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First Grade Rules!

In first grade the students listened to the story “David Goes to School” by David Shannon. After discussing what rules will keep everyone happy and safe in first grade, the students made their own “David” to help remind each other … Continue reading

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First and Seventh Grade Prayer Partners

The First Graders got acquainted with their prayer partners this week.  The 1st and 7th graders interviewed each other discovering their favorite colors, birthdays, and favorite activities.

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Title 1 Summer Reading Camp

This year Mrs. Mathews has started a Summer Reading Program for Title 1 Students.  The Reading Camp is held at school for 3 weeks in June.  Each week there are different games designed around a theme that reinforce reading skills. Each … Continue reading

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First Grade Wax Museum

It is a tradition in Mrs. Mathews’ first grade class to have a Wax Museum at the end of the year.  The first graders learn about nonfiction, specifically biographies.  Each student chooses someone he/she would like to learn more about, … Continue reading

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