Carbondale Community School

The Two Sounds of C

The Two Sounds of C

/k/ will be spelled with a “c” when followed by “a,” “o,” “u,” and consonants Ex:  Cat, Cop, Cut, Clip “c” will say /s/ when followed by “e,” “i,” or “y.”  Ex:  Center City had a Cyclone

Spring Outdoor Ed, Caterpillars and Chrysallises

Spring Outdoor Ed, Caterpillars and Chrysallises

We can hardly believe that it’s mid-May already. Whew! Thanks to all the parents who helped with our last El Tioga of the year and to all those who have helped with previous El Tiogas. The money from El Tioga helps with the costs of Outdoor Ed and other special activities. We truly appreciate your help. Outdoor Ed – the basics (see the email packet from May 4 for details): Pack check is on Monday.…

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The caterpillars are here!!!!

The caterpillars are here!!!!

  We are sure that you have heard all about the big news of the week…Vanessa cardui (aka…our painted lady butterfly caterpillars) are here!!!  The kids were thrilled at the beginning of the week when we let them in on our surprise – we are studying the life cycle of the painted lady!  We welcomed about 40 caterpillars to the classroom on Wednesday.  It was a busy day setting up our caterpillars in their special…

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The latest excitement in 3-4…

The latest excitement in 3-4…

4th graders are very excited to start their passages. They just completed some enthusiastic brainstorming.     The fourth graders have been corresponding with pen pals in Pakistan throughout the year. On Wednesday 32 students from Pakistan visited our school. The third and fourth graders partnered with 15 of those students. They spent time getting to know them and asking them questions. During recess, the CCS students taught them how to play American games such as kick…

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Growth Mindset and Earth Day Haiku

Growth Mindset and Earth Day Haiku

  Growth Mindset We have talked about learning from our mistakes and taking accountability. We’ve talked about why we continue to enjoy playing games even when we don’t win. A growth mindset can help kids be willing to try new things, stick with tasks that are difficult, push themselves to do their best work and believe in themselves and their ability to learn. We will continue to incorporate a growth mindset into our daily curriculum.…

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