3-4 Classroom

Excitement building for School Play!

3/16 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Jax ~ “Everyone deserves a standing ovation at least once in his/her life.”  from the book Wonder What’s Happenin’ Today’s field trip – What a treat to go see Aspen High’s production of Cinderella as a whole school this afternoon.  I think we are all especially excited now to start the play process for our school, which will be a mix of fairy tales!  It is coming up…

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Geology Rocks :)

3/9 Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Melissa ~ “We carry within us the wonders we seek around us.”  by Sir Thomas Browne What’s Happenin’ Science – Geology rocks!  Last week started a science unit to learn more about Earth’s geologic treasures.  This week we explored rocks and minerals as geologists. They described each rock or mineral by color, texture, and luster.  Then, checked if it was magnetic, acidic (with drops of vinegar), and it’s…

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3/2 A Week of Sunshine

Quote of the Week:  Chosen by Pen “Kindness in words creates confidence. Kindness in thinking creates profoundness. Kindness in giving creates love.” ~ Lao Tzu What’s Happenin’ There is lots of good stuff happening in the 3-4 learning center world! Kids are writing all sorts of creative writing projects and worked on the Friday typing challenge to build typing fluency- ask your kid what they wrote about today! Students will be finishing up their persuasive…

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Wonderful Winter!

2/23 Quote of the Week:  chosen by Mia ~ “Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I will remember.  Show me and I will learn.” Benjamin Franklin What’s Happenin’ Our 3-4 community meetings are a time when we get together as a whole-class, discuss social and emotional well-being, provide leadership opportunities, and offer time for children to present about their jobs. We always begin with breathing practices, often practice envisioning being our best selves,…

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See you at the Hoedown!

2/16 It’s the week of the Hoedown! What’s Happenin’ Throughout Celebrate the Beat practice our kids were writing books about famous artists. They built their books using google docs. They practiced typing, learned to format documents, imported pictures, changed fonts, built and typed in tables, and learned about digital editing and collaboration. Their books are beautiful! They also contain lots of colorful images that would be quite taxing on our printing systems to print them…

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