Kathy Hammond

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The holiday season is in the air. We are all getting excited for some relaxing time with family and friends.  However, there is still work to do. This week, students were introduced to a new math unit. This unit covers time. With time, students will learn terms such as, hour, half past, quarter to, and quarter...
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Early childhood focused on many new practical life works this week to extend into our Feast next week! These works included putting feathers in a turkey and transferring fruits/vegetables into a cornucopia to make centerpieces. Rolling napkins with napkin rings, place setting, and sorting silverware were also demonstrated. Children enjoyed practicing their chopping skills by...
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Early childhood focused on many new practical life works this week to extend into our Feast next week! These works included putting feathers in a turkey and transferring fruits/vegetables into a cornucopia to make centerpieces. Rolling napkins with napkin rings, place setting, and sorting silverware were also demonstrated. Children enjoyed practicing their chopping skills by...
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The holiday season is in the air. We are all getting excited for some relaxing time with family and friends.  However, there is still work to do. We have changed our Math Unit to Money. The children are practicing coin naming, coin value, building quantities and making change. This is a unit that comes out every...
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Our classroom finished off last week with the introduction of Liquids in Collaborative Science. We experimented with water droplets on wax paper to see what shape they form and how they absorb other drops of water. In Art, we are making paper mache masks and sculpting pyramids out of clay. This week, we started off...
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  Our classroom newsletter: by Avriana Hensley This week we started spelling. What we do for spelling is get a list of words and choose the 12 most challenging ones. Then we get another sheet that gives you ideas on what to do with your words. For example, you could write your 12 words 3...
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This week in the Lower Elementary classrooms two new units were introduced. One of them being a Word Study unit and the other being a Geography unit. For Word Study, students were presented with a lesson on compound words. The compound words unit is very exciting for children as they are given a chance to...
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Our first food preparation lesson of the year was presented this week!  Students explored grape plucking in Practical Life and enjoyed preparing and tasting delicious green grapes.  In our math area, we opened our bead cabinet and added the squaring chains.  These introduce skip counting as well as provide an introduction to multiplication concepts.  They can also be explored...
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This week in the Lower Elementary classrooms two new units were introduced. One of them being a Word Study unit and the other being a Geography unit. For Word Study, students were presented with a lesson on compound words. The compound words unit is very exciting for children as they are given a chance to...
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