Archive for November, 2013

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The Lonely Scarecrow

In Language Arts (Listening and Learning), students listened to the read aloud, “The Lonely Scarecrow” by Tim Preston. This is a wonderful story about how a scarecrow wants to make friends with animals he sees playing. The animals are scared […]

Henny Penny

In Language Arts (Listening and Learning), students listened to 2 versions of the read aloud “Henny Penny.” The first version they read was by Paul Galdone and the other version was by H. Werner Zimmerman. The students compared the two […]

What’s Missing

In Language Arts, students listened to the read-aloud “The Letter K Book” by Moncure. After the story, students were taught to recognize the uppercase “K” and lowercase “k”. They also learned the beginning sound of K. The alphabet activities this […]

Llama Llama Zippity Zoom

In Language Arts, students learned about the Letter L and worked on Letter L alphabet activities. They painted a lovely ladybug with little dots.  They enjoyed placing lots of stickers on their Letter L collage, and used q-tip painting on […]

Giving Thanks for Blessings

We had a wonderful “Thanksgiving Feast” last Friday! The students had been anticipating the “feast” the entire week. One student came to school Friday saying, “I didn’t have much for breakfast since there’s a feast today!” The celebration began with […]

“I will, just you wait and see!”

The Virtue of the Month (VOM) character education story was “The Littlest Owl” by Caroline Pitcher and Tina Macnaughton. The story is about the littlest owl who is left behind because he could not quite fly no matter how hard […]

Concert at the Farm

On Mondays, students sit in a circle to share with everyone what they did over the past weekend. Once sharing is done, each student gets to write about their experience in their writing books. They then sit  down with the […]

Yellow + Red = Orange

In Language Arts, students listened to the read-aloud “The Letter J Book” by Moncure. After the story, students were taught to recognize the uppercase “J” and lowercase “j”. They also learned the beginning sound of J. The alphabet activities this […]

What Are You Thankful For?

In Language Arts, the early preschoolers learned about the Letter K and worked on Letter K alphabet activities. They created a Kingly Letter K and placed sparkly stars on the king’s crown. It was amusing to watch them put together […]

Learning Stick-to-Itiveness

“Thanksgiving” and the “Five Senses” were the themes last week. Students counted their blessings by reflecting on all the good things they are thankful for. The teachers then wrote down their reflections on the colorful “turkey feathers” that now adorn […]