Alleluia! Jesus Has Risen!
At our weekly Mass, first, second, and third grade celebrated that Jesus has risen! Sebastian and Daniel were chosen from our class to bring in the Alleluia sign to signify this joyous occasion!
Principal for the Day Read to First Grade!
Principal for the day Sofia Alvarez came to read a story to first grade. We loved it!
Book of the Week
Our class has been learning all about adjectives. In order to better grasp this concept, we created I Am… posters. Students drew self portraits and then wrote adjectives that described them.
Words of the Week
Unit 5, Week 1 Spelling Words
Last Friday, our class took a pretest to determine our spelling words for this week. We will be studying words featuring the vowel sound in how pattern this week. Your child will come home on Monday with their identified list. They will either study words from the brown list OR the teal list. Please leave this list in your child’s Home folder on the “Right Back to School” side every day so you will have the words all week. Our test will be on Friday, April 20.
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Meet Your Teacher
Welcome to my class!
My name is Miss Faber. This is my fifth year teaching at St. Mary School. I received my Bachelor of Arts degree in Elementary Education, English as a Second Language endorsement, and Learning Behavior Specialist endorsement from Elmhurst College. I will be starting a graduate program at Concordia University this fall to begin working on a Masters in Reading.
I have a passion for reading all kinds of books, writing stories, and Snoopy. My greatest passion is helping my students learn and grow as they become the people they are meant to be. This is going to be a wonderful school year!
St. Mary School Phone Number: 708-442-5747
My guided reading group has been learning all about Dr. Seuss. Click here for Dr. Seuss’ official website to learn more about this wonderful author and to play some exciting games!
Miss Faber’s Reading Group: Planets
3) Nine Planets
*Memory Game: Is you brain ready to grow? Play this game to help build cognitive functioning.
*George’s Planet Quest: Help Curious George fly to any planet in our Solar System.
*Make a Planet: You can create your own planet on this website. You get to choose its color, where its land is located, and what weather it experiences.
*Ship Shape Matching Game: Which matches which? Find out with this brain strengthening game.