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First Grade

Meet the Teachers
Teacher and Student
Mrs. Lee Ann Ewert

This is my seventeenth year teaching at Stowell, my fifteenth year teaching first grade. I love teaching first grade, and math and science are my favorite subjects. Previously, I worked seven years in the Parents As Teachers program and three years as a preschool teacher. My undergraduate degree is in Early Childhood Education from HLGU and my Masters degree is in Curriculum Development from Southwest Baptist University. I live in Hannibal with my husband, Paul. We have five children and thirteen grandchildren. I enjoy reading, hiking, and spending time with family.

Kyley Adams
Mrs. Kyley Adams

This is my seventh year teaching and my third year at Stowell. I previously taught kindergarten for two years at New London Elementary and preschool for two years at the Early Childhood Center in Hannibal. I received my bachelor's degree in early childhood education at Hannibal-LaGrange University, along with my master's degree in literacy. My husband Tyler and I have been married for 3 years and welcomed our sweet son Waylon into the world this summer. I enjoy spending time with friends and family, reading, and decorating!

First Grade Schedule

8:20 Morning meeting
8:40 Reading Groups/
Reading Stations
9:45 Math
10:45 Specials
11:36 Lunch
12:15 Shared Reading
12:30 Writing
1:00 Math Stations/
Science/Social Studies;
Integration
2:35 Recess
2:55 Leadership Notebooks
3:10 Dismissal

Special classes:

Mrs. Ewert's Class
A days - STEM
B days - Music & Library
C days - Art
D days - PE
Integration - 1:50 - 2:20

Mrs. Adams' Class
A days - Music & Library
B days - Art
C days - PE
D days - STEM
Integration - 1:20-1:50

Essential Skills

First Quarter:

  • Uses grade-level phonics to decode words
  • Asks and answers questions about text
  • Describes a story using key details
  • Writes a personal narrative using two or more events
  • Adds and subtracts within 10 to solve problems

Second Quarter:

  • Identifies the main topic
  • Uses some non-fiction text features
  • Compares and contrasts stories
  • Writes informative text
  • Adds and subtracts within 20 to solve problems

Third Quarter:

  • Uses final -e and common vowel teams in spelling
  • Writes an opinion text
  • Identifies tens and ones
  • Organizes and interprets data

Fourth Quarter:

  • Reads grade appropriate sight words
  • Uses capitalization and punctuation in writing
  • Writes time for the hour and half hour
  • Describes halves, fourths, and quarters

Teacher and Students

Teacher and Students

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