Archive for November, 2014

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The First Thanksgiving

In keeping with the spirit of Thanksgiving, students listened to all these great read-alouds about Thanksgiving in Reading: Thanksgiving Graces by Mark Kimball Moulton The Great Thanksgiving Escape by Mark Fearing Thanksgiving for Emily Ann by Teresa Johnston Thanksgiving Day Thanks by Laura Elliott […]

Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks

In Reading last week, students listened to several read-alouds including “Thanksgiving is for Giving Thanks” by Margaret Sutherland and “My K Book” by Jane Moncure. In Nursery Rhymes, we recited “Old King Cole”, “Thanksgiving Foods”, and “If You’re Thankful”. In Language, preschoolers learned about […]

A Fall Harvest of Shapes

In Reading, students listened to several read-alouds including “Clifford’s Thanksgiving Visit” by Norman Bridwell; “My Five Senses” by Margaret Miller; and “Achoo! Good Manners for Animals and Children” by Mij Kelly. In Nursery Rhymes, early preschoolers listened to “Little Pilgrim”, “Hello, Mr. […]

Getting Into the Spirit of Thanksgiving

Everyone in school had a fun time getting into the spirit of Thanksgiving and preparing for our school Thanksgiving Feast on November 24. We took a peek into the history of pilgrims long ago and making turkey crafts!  All the kids […]

Doing Their Best

Both pre-K and kindergarten students continue to make good progress this year. In Reading last week, for example, students listened to several read-alouds including “Pete the Cat and the New Guy” by Kimberly and James Dean; “The Recess Queen” by Alexis […]

Turkey Time

In Reading last week, preschoolers listened to “My I Book” by Jane Belk Moncure; “Bear Sees Colors” by Wilson and Chapman; “I Can Do It” by Tracey Corderoy; “How Spider Saved Thanksgiving” by Robert Kraus; “This First Thanksgiving Day” by […]

Animals on the Farm

“Animal Names” and “Native Americans” were the themes in school this past week. Early preschoolers learned about farm animals; preschoolers created “Inchworm Crafts”; and pre-kindergarteners and kindergarteners learned about native americans, listened to stories about them, made beautiful pictures of […]

Seeds in a Pumpkin

In Reading, students listened to a number of read-alouds including “Too Many Pumpkins” by Linda White; “Mess Monsters” by Piers Harper; “Who Will Haunt My House on Halloween?” by Jerry Pallotta; “The Night Before Halloween” by Natasha Wing; and “One Halloween Night” by Mark […]

Horizontal and Vertical Lines

Preschoolers listened to several read-alouds last week including “The Gingerbread Man”; “My H Book” by Jane Belk Moncure; and “The Five Senses” by Scholastic. In Nursery Rhymes, we had fun learning “Five Senses,” “Halloween Time,” and “If You’re Happy and […]

Itsy, Bitsy Spider

What a busy week for our early preschoolers last week! In Reading, for example, students listened to “Sofia the First The Halloween Ball” by Lisa Ann Margoli; “Pooh’s Trick or Treat” by Ann Braybrooks; “We Love Fall” by Diane Muldrow; “Hide […]