Author Archives: Lisa Gearen

First Grade Happenings for the Week of December 4th to the 8th

Religion:  Introduce and talk about the Season of Advent.  We will be creating individual  Advent wreaths to help us mark the time we are waiting for the birth of Christ our savior.  Each candle on the wreath represents a different word for the season. Week 1:  Hope.  Week 2:  Peace.  Week 3: Joy.  and Week 4: […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of November 27th to December 1st

Religion:  This week the students will learn how the Apostles cared for and continued to spread God’s word to people.  We will also learn more about the Pope’s role in the Church. Second Steps:  We will see how people can have different feelings towards the same situation.  The students will watch a video about two […]

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First Grade Happenings for the November 20th to the 24Th

Dear First Grade Families, This Sunday, November 19th is the opening of our annual Scholastic Book fair.  The hours of the book fair will be 8:45 to 1:00.  Don’t worry if you can not stop on Sunday here is plenty of time to during the week. This Monday, November 20th we will be attending an all school Prayer […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of November 13th to the 17th

Religion:  This week we will take a good look at the “Our Father”. The class will learn that this prayer was to inspire people to become followers of God’s and believe in His teachings. Second Steps:  During SS this week the students will see that feelings about situations can change.  Ex:  When a child starts […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of November 6th to 10th

Religion:  This week the class will be learning about the Church year.  They will see that each season in the Church is represented by a different color.  The seasons are Ordinary Time (Green),  Advent and Lent (purple) and Christmas and Three Days (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and  Easter Time (White). Second Steps:  This week the students will watch a […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of Oct 30th to Nov 3rd

Religion:  This week the class will be learning about the Church year.  They will see that each season in the Church is represented by a different color.  The seasons are Ordinary Time (Green),  Advent and Lent (purple) and Christmas and Three Days (Holy Thursday, Good Friday and  Easter Time (White). Second Steps:  Our Second Steps has us taking a […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of October 23rd to the 27th

Religion:  This week we will be attending a presentation of the living Rosary on Tuesday.  The students will learn that when we pray the Rosary it is dedicated to Mary the Mother of Jesus.  They will also learn that there are four prayers we pray when saying the Rosary.  As the week goes on we […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of October 16th to the 20th

Religion:  This week we will talk about the GREATEST Commandment that GOD gave us to live our lives by.  We will look at the ways the Apostles and other followers kept this Commandment and think about how we can live this rule today. Second Steps:   This week we will talk about how to understand the feelings of our friends […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of October 9th to the 13th

Religion:  We will conclude our chapter on trusting and accepting GOD’s love for us.  The classes will generate a list of deeds we can do for people that show we accept GOD’s love and want to show it to our families, neighbors, friends and others around us.    Second Steps:  This week we will talk about […]

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First Grade Happenings for the week of October 2nd to 6th

Religion:  This week the class will talk about the many ways in which Jesus helps those in need.  We will also talk about trusting and accepting help from others.  Each month the school picks a prayer to say together at the beginning of the school day.  Our prayer this month is the “Guardian Prayer”  Angel […]

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First Grade Happenings for the Week of September 25th to the 29th

Religion:  This week we will take a closer look at the fact that Jesus shared God’s love with all people. He helped all people accept and believe in God’s love. Second Steps: The students will continue to explore the feelings of those around them.  This week we look at a picture of a little girl […]

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First Grade Happenings for the week of September 18th to 22nd

Religion:  This week the students will learn about John the Baptist and his relationship to Jesus.  We will also talk about the different ways we can help others in our lives.  This is a great time to enhance our school year theme of Choosing Kindness. Second Steps:  This week the students will continue to explore […]

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First Grade Happenings for the week of September 11th to 15th

Religion:  This week we will continue learning how Jesus’ family here on earth was similar to ours as they followed God’s teaching.    Jesus family is called the HOLY FAMILY.  We will look at ways the Holy Family obeyed GOd’s word and followed his teachings to show their belief in him. Second Steps:  As we continue […]

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First Grade Happenings September 4th to the 8th

Religion:  This week the class will continue to review the correct way to pray the Sign of the Cross.  We will also talk about the three BEINGS that are mentioned during this prayer.  The students will discover that these three BEINGS are one.  As we discuss their realization they will also learn that Jesus was brought […]

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First Grade Happenings

First Grade Happenings Week of August 28th to September 1st We had a wonderful first week in First Grade!!  Ms. Tyk and I are so excited to get to know our new students and their parents. Religion:  This week in Religion we will talk about the fact that God created the world and all the […]

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