1-2 Learning Center

Poetry, art, and missing teeth!

Poetry, art, and missing teeth!

                              April is National Poetry Month and the 1st and 2nd Graders, aka poets, have been working hard on creating “I am” poems this past week!  Come check them out on the gallery wall across from the classroom! We have also been reading and exploring acrostic poetry. For Doodle Book we have been reading The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane and have…

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And We’re Back!

And We’re Back!

Welcome back. We hope you all had a wonderful week with your children. We spent our first week back re-adjusting to our normal schedule, reflecting on The Big Event and reporting on our spring break experiences. Literacy update: Second grade book clubs are reading The Mixed Up Files of Basil E. Frankweiler, a Readers Theater entitled The Emperor’s New Suit and Junie B. Jones – Cheater Pants. We’re also working on knowing how to punctuate…

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The Big Event

The Big Event

Sun, sun, sun – here it comes. A huge thank you to all the parents who made costumes, coordinated costumes, helped with set creation and tear down, helped with make-up, helped backstage, helped park cars, brought snacks, helped with concessions, practiced lines with your children and made this amazing production happen. We could not do it without you.     Angie and I hope you have a wonderful and rejuvenating spring break. When we return…

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Consumed by the Big Event

Consumed by the Big Event

Dear Wonderful 1-2 Families, Last week, we dove into the creative chaos of the Big Event. Every afternoon has been spent developing story lines, refining scripts, creating costumes, practicing songs, learning lines and mastering dance moves. Angie and I are sharing scene groups with Brad and Diana and, boy, do we appreciate the help as we learn to navigate the excitement, energy, and controlled chaos that takes over CCS every March.Thanks to all who have…

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In Like a Lion…

In Like a Lion…

                                      “In like a lion, out like a lamb.”  The old saying for the month of March will hopefully reflect our upcoming month as we begin our work studying and practicing kindness, and as we create, brainstorm, practice and preform The Big Event! And finally as we head into Spring Break…whew! (That’s the lamb, haha!) This last…

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