1-2 Learning Center

Fossils and timelines!

Fossils and timelines!

We accomplished a lot of learning and sharing of our learning last week!  In addition to our regular math and literacy, we: Learned about the three main periods of the dinosaurs including the Triassic, Jurassic, and Cretaceous; We created dinosaur timelines and studied dinosaurs from each time period; Studied the four types of fossils (trace, cast, true form, and mold); Made our own salt dough fossils to extend our learning; Topped off our timeline and…

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Dinosaurs, Pirates and El Tioga

Dinosaurs, Pirates and El Tioga

It’s been another busy week in the 1-2 classroom. We continued our study of dinosaurs and fossils with an activity to demonstrate that dinosaurs came in all sizes. We worked together to create a life-sized drawing of the head of a T-Rex and then to create another life-sized drawing of a sinornithosaurus, a dinosaur smaller than the T-Rex’s head! On Friday we created a timeline of the history of the Earth with a roll of…

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Roaring into Spring!

Roaring into Spring!

We are roaring (like dinosaurs) into spring!  It was another fun and productive week in the 1/2 Learning Center.  As always, we started the week off with Mindful Monday, finding a bit of silence and introspection at the beginning of the week.  On Tuesday we welcomed a guest speaker…Josue from the Kindergarten Learning Center! He shared a presentation he had prepared for our class specific to the facts he knows about dinosaurs.  He did a…

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Spring!

Spring!

We hope you all enjoyed the Big Event and we thank you all for your efforts to make this production happen. Whether you applied makeup, parked cars, supervised backstage, created costumes or did any other task, please know that it was appreciated and we couldn’t make it happen without your contribution. And we hope you had a WONDERful spring break and came back rested and ready to take on the remaining 9 weeks. The entire…

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Big Event Week

Big Event Week

We’ve been working on our scenes and getting ready for next week. Monday is our ‘crawl-through.’ Tuesday will be our dress rehearsal, and we will have an audience! Aspen Community School is coming down to watch our performance. On Wednesday, there is a noon release and then the children need to be back at school at 5:00. Thursday is an optional day and then, again, the children need to be back at school at 5:00…

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