Word Detectives

  • students detecting words

    During word study, first graders have become “Word Detectives “. Here, students in Room 102 are writing evidence to show what they have learned about solving tricky words.

  • student with worksheet showing tricky words


Our Literacy Program

  • We are proud to be a Teachers College Reading and Writing Project School. The mission of the TCRWP is to help students become avid and skilled readers, writers, and inquirers. Our literacy curriculum uses the workshop model, performance assessments, and learning progressions to accelerate progress. Through teacher-directed mini lessons, students learn a skill or strategy together, and then have opportunities to apply that to their individual “just right” books or individual writing.

  • Students on rug doing phonics

    A group of first-grade students working together in a "phonics rug club" to spell words that have a long vowel sound made with a silent e.