Ms. Gutknecht and Room 111 First Graders


Thank you for dropping by! Another exciting year has begun and first graders in Room 111 are all geared up and ready for a fun year of learning.

      Literacy development

      Our Reading Genres will include; Fiction, Nonfiction, Fantasy, Folktales, and Poetry. Our Reading targets will focus on: Comprehension, Accuracy, Fluency, and Expanding vocabulary.

      Students will work diligently during our Readers' and Writers' workshops, in Small Guided reading groups and Shared Reading whole group.


       Our Writing targets and focus this year will include, along with Reading Responses; Personal Narratives (small moments), Opinions,

Informational (How- To), and Poetry.


       Our Math - Number concepts targets and focus this year will include; Numbers/Counting and Quantities, Geometry-2-D and 3-D Shapes, Measurement, Addition/Subtraction Story Problems, Number Patterns (place-value), and Data Analysis.


         Our Science units will include, observing, describing, recording, classifying, and categorizing topics around; Life Science - Organisims, Earth Science - Rocks & Earth Materials, Physical Science - Electricity and Engineering - Designing Bridges.