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                Mrs. Spruce's Classroom!

    Email Address: Use my first initial (l) and my last name (spruce) followed by @clvschools.org
    Phone number: 716-257-3436 Ext. 2226

    Welcome to First Grade!
    My name is Mrs. Spruce  
    like the tree :)
    This is my 21st year with Cattaraugus-Little Valley
     and my 9th year teaching first grade. 
    My first year at Little Valley I taught multi-age which was a combined Kindergarten/First grade. 
    My second year I taught Early Intervention at both Little Valley and Cattaraugus
    and then I taught first grade for the next 5 years, then four years teaching Kindergarten, then I looped from Kindergarten to first grade and  then for seven years,  I went back in Kindergarten.
    I look forward to working with you and your children.
    English Language Arts (ELA)
    Our school will be using the Common Core ELA modules.  We will learn sight words, letter sounds and names, vocabulary, and comprehension strategies.
    Our school uses the Lucy Calkins Writing Workshop program.  This program lets students develop as authors at their own pace.  By the end of the year,  each student will complete both fiction and non-fiction writing pieces.
    Our school uses the Common Core Modules.                     
    •        Go Timberwolves !                                                





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