Each week we learn four new vocabulary words. Right now, we're focusing on synonyms. Instead of using the same boring words over and over, it's much more interesting to switch it up. Whenever we learn new words we always make a pose or motion to go along with them to help us remember. Check out our first four words. You might hear them popping up at home.
As we start to add detail to our writing we also learn that the pictures are important. Sometimes, pictures can help us plan the ideas for our stories. Other times, the pictures can add details and feelings that are hard to put into words. First graders are the most amazing artists.