1st Grade

1st grade kids

Welcome to the 2018-2019
1st Grade Team at Ute Meadows

Robyn Blatt
Voicemail: 303-982-4045
Ms. Blatt's Classroom Website

Penny Bober
Voicemail: 303-982-4015
Ms. Bober's Classroom Website

Andrea Graney
Voicemail: 303-982-4036
Ms. Graney's Classroom Website



Word study, fluency and expression, fiction & nonfiction, building meaning, character study, identifying problems and finding solutions, experiencing life through stories, learning about our world through non-fiction, characters bring books to life, readers build meaning


Writers workshop, writing complete stories, mentor texts, how-to writing, narrative writing, informational writing, Fundations. We also use ECAW (Every Child a Writer), which is a program designed to ensure student mastery of English Language Arts standards

7 Mindsets

Ute Meadows uses the 7 Mindsets program which combines elements of relationship-based teaching and social-emotional learning.


Number patterns & partners (0-10), addition & subtraction strategies, solving unknown numbers, place value, comparisons & data, geometry, measurement & equal shares, 2 digit addition


Solids & liquids, properties of Earth’s materials, how we are similar & different to our parents, needs of living organisms, physical characteristics to meet those needs

Social Studies

U.S. & family traditions, notable people & places, earning & goal-setting, a world of geographic boundaries, economics, launching science and social studies

Schedule for 1st Grade

8:20 - 8:35 Silent Reading/Opening
8:35 - 9:45 Reader's Workshop/Daily 5
9:45 - 9:55 Brain Break
9:55 - 10:45 Writer's Workshop
10:45 - 11:05 Recess
11:05 - 11:25 Lunch
11:25 - 11:40 Reading Workshop/Mini Lesson
11:40 - 12:25 Specials
PAM Order (P.E., Art, Music)
12:25 - 1:25 Math Workshop
1:25 - 1:45 Fundations
1:45 - 2:00 Snack & Earned Recess
2:00 - 2:15 Read Aloud/Mini Lesson
2:15 - 2:55 Science/Social Studies
2:55 - 3:00 Get ready to go home

"It is the supreme art of the teacher to awaken joy in creative expression and knowledge." Albert Einstein

1st Grade Team

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