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Saturday, October 12, 2013

Catch up on the 5

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Well, we have been busy in 1st grade.  We went on a field trip to the pumpkin patch recently.  The
kids had a great time riding on a hay ride, picking pumpkins, playing on equipment, 
and seeing rabbits and goats.
It was pretty windy but, all in all, the weather was great.
We have been busy building Reading to Self stamina.  The kids are getting better and better at 
staying in one place, reading the whole time, reading quietly, and getting started right away.
We are getting ready for our NM Fiesta.  One of my favorite parts of this event is the Mexican Hat Dance!  Below are students from another year doing the dance.  There are a ton
of other activities done that day that are state themed.  I use my state study packet to learn
about our state.  Click the pic below to see the packet in my TpT store.
It's also getting close to Veterans Day.  Our school hosts a VERY big event for the Veterans to honor them and thank them for their service.  
More to come on this awesome day, but click on the pic below if you wish to get my FREE Veterans Day packet from my TpT store.
Fall Break!!!
It is Fall break for our school and most of ABQ schools.  We have off until Tuesday. 
Today, we went to the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta today.  
It was jam packed this year.  More than I have ever seen!
Below is a pic of my girls with a person from the Angry Birds hot air balloon.
The other is a balloon I was super psyched about- the Wicked balloon!!!  I don't remember that 
one from last year.  I love that play!  It's my favorite and I got all 
goose bumpy when I saw the balloon.  BUT- just look at the crowd 
(near the Wicked balloon) at 5:45 in the morning!

Happy Fall Break!!!


  1. The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta looks fabulous! A teacher friend of mine moved to Albuquerque several years ago and I remember her talking about it:) Wishing we had a fall break. Enjoy!

    The Resourceful Apple