Kindergarten

Snow Day Start!

Snow Day Start! *Sorry, I didn’t get a chance to take pictures this week. *We are re-thinking El Tioga in light of coronavirus. We may just ask for donations and have a “ghost” el tioga. We’ll let you know tomorrow what we decide to do. If you have thoughts, please email me.   Highlights: Well what we thought would be another full week turned out to be another four day week, but what a nice surprise […]

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A Five Day Week…Yes!

A Five Day Week…Yes! Highlights: How nice to have had a full week with these kiddos. We held productive reading groups, worked hard on Explorers’ Club facts, started Unit 6 in math, and experimented with our movement unit in science. We also had some social/emotional sprinkled in!  Here are some shots from a few of the science groups this week:   Literacy: In reading this week we started our vowel study and we worked specifically […]

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Happy 100 Day Celebration!

Happy 100 Day Celebration! Highlights: We had another 4 day week thanks to Presidents’ Day. On Weds. We took the Ks to the Aspen Nordic Center for a wonderful morning of cross country skiing. Thursday, afternoon we began our science unit on Motion, and on Friday we celebrated 100 days of school! See pix below!                            Mila brought in a puzzle with 100 pieces to […]

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Happy Valentine’s Week!

Happy Valentine’s Week! Highlights: We had a big social emotional week this week. Heart maps were created, Everyone Writes/Everyone Shares (EWES) was a hit, patience skits were written and acted out with 7th grade buddies, and Valentine’s Day was celebrated! See below:   I only had access to the 2 EWES groups in our classroom. The writing was outstanding, and genres were varied!! *If any of you know Jim Gilchrist, our beloved principal from days […]

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A Shorty but a Goody!

A Shorty but a Goody!                    Highlights: We had our first Nordic ski day on Wednesday!   Sharings! Literacy: This week we wrote another animal fact, which was what the animal eats. Ks are reading up a storm! Math: We think 3-D shapes ROCK!!! We built clay 3-D shapes, played “Match the Face”, and discussed 3-D shape vocabulary: face, faces, vertex, vertices, edge and edges. Homework: Reading, […]

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