Articles by: Margaret Romero and Heather Ryerson

Happy Valentine’s Week!

Happy Valentine’s Week! Highlights: We had a big social emotional week this week. Heart maps were created, Everyone Writes/Everyone Shares (EWES) was a hit, patience skits were written and acted out with 7th grade buddies, and Valentine’s Day was celebrated! See below:   I only had access to the 2 EWES groups in our classroom. The writing was outstanding, and genres were varied!! *If any of you know Jim Gilchrist, our beloved principal from days […]

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A Shorty but a Goody!

A Shorty but a Goody!                    Highlights: We had our first Nordic ski day on Wednesday!   Sharings! Literacy: This week we wrote another animal fact, which was what the animal eats. Ks are reading up a storm! Math: We think 3-D shapes ROCK!!! We built clay 3-D shapes, played “Match the Face”, and discussed 3-D shape vocabulary: face, faces, vertex, vertices, edge and edges. Homework: Reading, […]

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CTB Performance and New Units!

CTB Performance and New Units! Highlights: Celebrate the Beat amazing performance! We also upped the structure of independent reading, and we started new writing and math units!  Wellness: CTB – what a great way for the kids to stretch themselves with an enrichment program. Tracy, Emma, and Tony T. provided inspirational dance instruction, and helped to encourage environmental awareness through their theme of “We Persist.”  Beaver visited with some of his friends, and together they […]

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CTB, Skating, Skits and Sharings!

CTB, Skating, Skits and Sharings!! Highlights: We sure did pack in a lot for a four day week! After a day off in honor of Martin Luther King, we jumped back into reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic! Wellness: CTB, trashcan tool, skating CTB is going well…almost ready for Wednesday night! Here’s a sneak preview:      Wow! Our first skating lunch went as well as it could have gone. As you can see below, it was […]

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Gotta Love a 5 Day Week!

Gotta Love a 5 day week!! Highlights: This week was a nice catch up week since it was our first full week in a while. We learned a lot about phonics! We had CTB everyday, and we learned a new tool at All School Meeting! W Boys on their sharing Friday – they all brought in something fabulous to share! Wellness: CTB! The teachers in this program match so well with our school because the […]

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