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Welcome back from your 5-day weekend. Thank you for meeting with us for conferences. The students are always excited to know that we are sharing with you all the work they have been doing. This week we have journeyed to a new continent on our Geography shelf. We are studying Europe. If you have traveled...
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Happy Valentine’s Day Everyone!! May the joy of love and peace surround you today and everyday!! Although this was a short work week, the students found time to work on the new work on the Word Study shelf.  Second and third year students will be exploring prefixes and suffixes.  They will have an opportunity to...
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On the math shelf, we have added measurement work.  At their introductory lesson, younger students measured with non-standard units and were introduced to the ruler, which has inches and centimeters.  Older students, will be working with metric and standard measure.  We will also learn and review measurements that include weight and liquid volume.  This is...
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For the past week students have been exploring the continent of Australia on the Geography shelf.  This week students from both lower classrooms were presented even more information about Australia from Mr. Dave (Isaac’s dad and Upper Elementary teacher).  With this presentation, students were able to learn about animals of Australia, the Australian flag, the...
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Welcome back. We hope that at you were all able to stay healthy and enjoy the extended weekend. The students are continuing to further their learning of Australia, Birds, Skeletal System and the Days of the Week for the culture units. During writers workshop time, each level is practicing writing mechanics. We will start our...
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The students continue to work on the many new units that we presented last week upon our return.  We have added Dictionary Work to the language shelf which is a good followup to the Alphabetizing Unit.  Younger students are introduced to this resource book, while older students begin to look for words on their spelling...
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Happy New Year! We hope you had an enjoyable and restful winter break. Our students came back ready for new units and new work. We were busy giving lessons in all subjects. In geography, we’ve started our first continent study of Australia. Students are able to learn the names of the states and territories, the biomes,...
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This week teachers wanted to keep the classroom running as normal as possible. The students were still given check sheets in their folders or planners. All week the children worked diligently in order to get their responsibilities completed. On the history shelf, children were given the opportunity to learn about fun holiday facts with a...
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The book fair was a success. Thank you for your contribution and classroom gifts. The November and December babysitting nights were also a huge success for the professional development fun. The teachers and students enjoyed spending that time together. We have added continent biome maps to to our geography shelf. This gives a visual representation...
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We hope you all had a wonderful and restful break. The students have shared many stories about spending time with family and friends and were ready to come back to share. We are continuing to study The Fundamental Needs of Humans on our history shelf and the biomes on our geography shelf. We continue our...
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