Kathy Hammond

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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...
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Dear parents, This week is going to be a good work week. Last week we had camp on Tuesday and Wednesday, so this week we hope to get a lot of work done. Today,(Monday), we have music, math lessons, and biology lessons. Tuesday, we have Literature circle, which is were everybody is in a group and we have an...
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We would like to extend our gratitude to all of you who took the time to virtually meet with us last week.  It is very important to make sure we communicate and share information about your children.  Your child’s progress report is available on My BackPack if you still need to access it. This week...
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Welcome November! EC began the week with new math units as West is now learning about greater than, less than, and equal to, while East is discovering fractions! New Sensorial units were also introduced. West is discriminating big and little as East is using their tactile senses to feel rough and smooth. Other sensorial works demonstrated...
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Welcome November! EC began the week with new math units as West is now learning about greater than, less than, and equal to, while East is discovering fractions! New Sensorial units were also introduced. West is discriminating big and little as East is using their tactile senses to feel rough and smooth. Other sensorial works demonstrated...
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We would like to extend our gratitude to all of you who took the time to virtually meet with us last week.  It is very important to make sure we communicate and share information about your children.  Your child’s progress report is available on My BackPack if you still need to access it. This week...
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This week in Upper West we started homework. Our homework is different from the homework in many other schools. You have one project-based assignment,  you have to read 20 to 25 minutes a night, and you have to do Khan Academy learning for one hour every week. You only do the project-based assignment 3 times...
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Following our Time Line of Life, we have introduced the Zoology Unit on Amphibians.  We invited Kermit the Frog from the Upper West classroom to visit for our initial lesson.  He is a very active African Clawed Frog and put on quite a show for the students.  Together, students can learn facts about the parts...
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