Kindergarten

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Highlights: We had an incredible time at ACES on Wednesday. The Ks listened to a wonderful song about animals changing in the winter, watched a puppet show about how turtles adapt to the cold weather, played a winter animal game, and then went outside.  On the walk outside, we saw where a bear had knocked down a fence and walked across a narrow bridge, beaver tracks from the pond to a tree, ducks eating, a…

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Generosity

Generosity

Highlights: We started having lunch with the 7th graders two weeks ago on Thursdays.  It has been wonderful. Half of the Ks stay in our class and half go to the 7th grade room. The 7th grade splits up; half come to our class for lunch. To connect and converse, the 7th graders ask the Ks questions about family members, pets, favorite movies, and fun activities. Language Arts:  The Ks have been learning to read…

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Winter is coming!

Winter is coming!

Highlights: The whole school had a wonderful time watching the African dancers.  The leaders were from Ghana, and the group was based out of Boulder.  They sang, drummed and danced.  They surprised us by bringing a few of the Ks up to dance with them in front of the whole school.  Then the teachers all got up and danced!  The K-4 had a chance to learn a dance and then the 5-8.  It was so…

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Halloween

Halloween

Highlights: The Ks had a wonderful day wearing their costumes, watching everyone at the costume contest, participating in the Carnival activities, making bats and ceramic saucers, and playing outside.  They were so happy and proud of their costumes. Language Arts:  The Ks acted out and recited Halloween poems and learned to read new books. In Writer’s Workshop, they continued to work on their true stories by adding details to their illustrations and their words. Math:…

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