3-4 Classroom

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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The scoop in 3-4

Quote of the Week: Chosen by Kit ~  “Anyone who ever gave you confidence, you owe them a lot.” Truman Capote What’s Happenin’ Our class read-aloud, Number the Stars, continues to hold us at the edge of our seats.  Historical fiction is a wonderful way to learn more about what it was like in different time periods, during different historical events, and to take on different perspectives.  This week we started to connect the use…

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Getting more focused and fit with CTB!

1/26 Quote of the Week:  from Watson –  “You can’t fit in when you were born to stand out.”  -R.J. Palacio from Wonder Well that week sure went quickly, it must be mid January…this time of year just flies by! Students completed their artist study books and shared during All School Meeting. When kids walked around with the artwork that they created over winter break there were tons of “ooohs” and “ahhhhs,” everyone really appreciated…

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