Honoring Christ Through Excellence

1st & 2nd Grade

Welcome to St. Paul’s Lutheran School!


Our Theme This Year Is……..

My name is Miss Cindy Bauder and I am the teacher for  12 first and second graders.  I like to think of our classroom as a “family” atmosphere where we do things as a group, but we also have our individual instruction and work time. We love to sing and draw, read and write, and most of all talk about our Savior Jesus.
Four days out of the week we have Word of God lessons. On Wednesdays we have Chapel at 8:45. That’s also the day where we recite memory work. First grade has one passage a week and second grade has two passages per week. Below you will find the schedule for memory work.
Memory work 1st grade
Second grade memory work
 After religion class we then move onto Math and Handwriting. While one class is learning Math the other class is practicing their manuscript and cursive handwriting. 
On Mondays and Fridays both classes enjoy having a special teacher for Spanish. She is very much a hands on teachers with alot of enthusiasm to boot!
Our Reading program has a general concept, basal readers and a Guided Reading program which is taught in several small group settings according to their various abilities. English is taught three days during the week. The Spelling program I use is Words Their Way where each student has their own individualized spelling list that they work on each week. They put the words into practice every day and then are tested on them the end of the week. They work as partners with this program.
Science and Social Studies are taught in units every 2-4 weeks simultaneously.
Writer’s Workshop is a combined class at the end of the day. This class teaches various types of writing including Descriptive writing, Persuasive writing, Poetry, etc.
On Tuesdays and Thursdays we have SPECIALS which include Music class, Art class, and Physical Education. These special subjects are taught by various teachers on the staff.
We have snack time each day along with milk. Curious George is our “traveling buddy” who goes home with a new student each night. The students journal about their experiences with “George.” We have a hot lunch program with kid friendly food. Our recess/playground is one of a kind with not one but two jungle gyms, a ga-ga ball pit, basketball and plenty of grass for football or whatever game they would like to play.
Feel free to stop by anytime to check out the classroom. The kids and I would love to have visitors! Miss Bauder



 2017-2018 SCHEDULE


First & Second Grade Expectations

We will arrive rested and ready to learn.

We will use kind words with others.

We will follow directions the first time they are given.

We will treat others with kindness.

We will keep our hands and feet to ourselves.

We will use good manners like “please” and “thank you.”

We will use inside voices and walking feet in the classroom and hallways.

We will share and wait for our turn.

We will share Jesus every day and have fun in the classroom!



This is what we are learning today: November 10


  • 8:30-9:00 Religion: 
  • 9:00-9:30 Math 1/ Lesson 40
  • 2nd Grade Handwriting: 
  • 9:30-10:00 Math 2/ Lesson 40
  • 1st Grade Handwriting:    (M/F Spanish)
  • 10:15-11:15  Reading 1:  A Musical Day (sequence of events) /2 WB/ 1 Spelling sheet/English (T,W,Th)
  • 11:15-12:00 Reading 2:  Super Storms (main idea & details) /2 WB/1 Spelling sheet/English (T,W,Th)
  • 1:00-1:45 Reading continued
  • 1:45-2:15 (T,Th) SPECIALS—-Social Studies: Map work   
  • 2:15-2:45 (Mon/Wed/Fri) Writer’s Workshop-picture stories.



Homework not done-2 tix

Behavior-3 tix

Not raising your hand-1 tix

Journal not done-2 tix



NO Homework pass-30 tix

Mechanical pencil-10 tix

Gum day-15 tix

Pick a card-12 tix

Extra recess-100 tix (combined)


If you don’t have enough tickets to pay for the fine

 then it’s a color change.

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St. Paul's Lutheran Church & School
5634 Luther Rd. SE
Prior Lake, MN 55372
Phone: 952-447-2117
FAX: 952-447-2119

School Hours: 8:15 - 3:15

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