Articles by: Margaret Romero and Heather Ryerson

Getting Ready for Hogwarts!

Getting Ready for Hogwarts! *See email for photos! Highlights: We have started the musical process! We are singing with the Ks in art class and regular class. We are studying the lyrics as a new poetry reading unit called “Avid Poetry Readers”. We went to see where our scene will be filmed – stars and owls will be ready to go soon! Literacy: Reading: New Snap Words – say, day, play  Phonics focus: long sound […]

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Nordic Day #4!

NORDIC DAY #4! Highlights: We had a fun morning skiing with a small group from the Rio Grande off of Stevens Street, until we were almost across from the airport!  Click here for more photos of the day.  Literacy: Reading: New Snap Words – how, you, am, did; Phonics focus: vowels Independent Reading: Remember to use snap word power to help you read – sometimes a snap word can have an ending. For example “look” can change […]

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K Nordic Ski Day #3!

  NORDIC DAY #3! *Please see email for photos. Highlights: Snowmass Day – we skied off piste! These kids are amazing skiers!   Literacy: Reading: New Snap Words – he, she; Phonics focus: Word Parts: ed, et; un; Digraphs: sh, ch, th Independent Reading: Remember to use pattern word power to help you understand the story. Writing: Trying to finish publishing stories, continuing with Explorers’ Club Math: Moving onto Unit 5 – 3-D Shapes, getting ready […]

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Apres MLK!

Apres MLK! Highlights: Independent Reading has been a HIT since the new year has begun. Each day at 1:45, Ks get their blue boxes, filled with fantastic literacy, and read! They have so much rich literature in these boxes that they are captivated.  Report Cards went out today! Here is important information about them again: In a few weeks your child’s first report card will be sent to you. Please be aware that report cards […]

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Last week before the holidays!

Hi Parents! This is my normal mode of communication. Usually I write a blog on the weekend, email it to you, and eventually it publishes as a blog. I dropped this when COVID hit, and now I need to start it again. I usually have pictures but none from this week. Highlights: Assessment Day was a hit for the kids, although we were sorry for the confusion with online vs. in person assessing.  Information about […]

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