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First Grade News!!

Friday, May 28, 2021

First Grade News!!

Science This week in science our scholars learned all about the water cycle. Scholars were amazed to learn how water evaporates from the surface of the earth, rises into the atmosphere, cools and condenses into […]
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First Grade FUN !!

Friday, May 21, 2021

First Grade FUN !!

Science Fun This week in science our scholars learned about the sun and the earth. Scholars were so curious to learn about how the sun warms the earth. We learned about the length of the […]
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Fun Times In First Grade

Friday, May 14, 2021

Fun Times In First Grade

Science This week in science our scholars learned about wind. Students learned about wind directions and how wind direction is measured with a wind sock. Our scholars were focused on the question, “What makes wind?” […]
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Feel The Love in First Grade!

Friday, May 7, 2021

Feel The Love in First Grade!

Science This week in science our scholars started our new unit on air and weather. Scholars made predictions about what types of experiments we will be conducting. Scholars were curious about clouds and the water […]
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First Grade FUN !!!!

Friday, April 30, 2021

First Grade FUN !!!!

Science This week in science our scholars wrapped up our solids and liquids unit. Our scientists have completed various fun experiments. Our scholars have learned all about the different properties of liquids such as transparency,translucency, […]
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Come Along with First Grade!!

Friday, April 23, 2021

Come Along with First Grade!!

Science This week in science our scholars did an investigation on toothpaste. Scholars were asked the question, “ Is toothpaste a solid or liquid?” Scholars then voted on which one they thought toothpaste was. Our […]
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First Grade Rules !!!

Friday, April 16, 2021

First Grade Rules !!!

Science Fun This week in science scholars dug deeper into solids. Scholars continued using our five solids including; cornmeal, rice, lima beans, pinto beans, and mung beans. Scholars examined these solids this time in bottles. […]
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What’s happening in First Grade?

Friday, April 9, 2021

What’s happening in First Grade?

Solids and Liquids This week, First Grade scientists spent time investigating a variety of solids including; cornmeal, rice, lima beans, pinto beans, and mung beans. These scholars compared this group of solids to liquids they […]
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This Week In First Grade!

Friday, March 26, 2021

This Week In First Grade!

Science This week in science students learned how liquids change shape in different containers. Scholars poured the same amount of water into containers of different sizes. Scholars were amazed to see how the liquids changed […]
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Fun in First Grade !!!

Friday, March 19, 2021

Fun in First Grade !!!

Fluid Dynamics In Science, students are studying the properties of liquids by observing everyday household liquids such as cooking oil, fabric softener, and body wash. Liquids can be transparent, translucent, viscous, foamy, bubbly, and/or have […]
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First Grade: Kim Vennewald

Kim is so excited to be teaching First Grade at The Cooper School! She moved to Charleston from New York City almost 2 years ago. She earned a Master’s Degree in Special Education from Hunter College in New York City and worked as an elementary school teacher for 12 years, teaching across all subject areas for grades 2-5. After teaching for several years, Kim became an Academic Curriculum Coordinator where she was given the opportunity to supervise the curriculum for grades K-8. Kim enjoys relaxing on the beach, reading, spending time with her husband and her dog, Harley, and enjoying all of the wonderful things Charleston has to offer.