Miss Shaffer's
First Grade Class
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Word bank

April Newsletter


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              Meet Your Teacher (Q&A session)
Name: Miss Andrea Shaffer
Favorite subject: Reading
Hobbies: Reading, gardening, baking, walking outside, playing at the beach, hiking on the mountain.
Where are you from? I was born in Nebraska and moved to Wyoming when I was six years old.
Do you have any pets? Nope, no pets for me. While I like cats, dogs, and goldfish (most animals except the creepy crawly ones) I do not like all of the hair that sheds from them, and I cannot keep goldfish alive!
Why do you teach? I teach because I love my students! I also love being able to watch them grow throughout the school year.
When you were little what did you want to be? When I was little I wanted to be a nurse. Once I got a little older I decided teaching was for me.

Classroom Resources
Summer Reading
Just for Fun (JFF)
National Geographic
Discovery Kids
               Student Spotlight
Name: Jeana Dominguez
Favorite subject: Reading
Interests: Reading, playing outside, and playing with friends
When I grow up I want to.....When I grow up I want to be a teacher because I think it would be a lot of fun.

                  Reading List for May
(Teacher's Choice)

The Bears' Picnic
By: Stan and Jan Berenstain
The Berenstain Bears endure countless trials before finding a suitable picnic spot
Ten Apples up on Top
By: Theodore LeSieg (Dr. Seuss)
A lion, a dog, and a tiger are having a contest--can they get ten apples piled up on top of their heads?
Dandelion Adventures
By: L. Patricia Kite
A picture book of the life cycle of a dandelion.


Word Bank

Below is a list of ten words. You job is to choose two or three words to look up each week this month. Look up the words in your dictionary. Write down the part of speech that the word is and what its meaning is. A minimum of two words is due each week. Have fun discovering what these words mean!


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