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November 15, 2019

First Grade News

This week the first grade teachers really enjoyed having families in our classroom community. Thank you for strengthening the school-home connection.  We love having you in the classroom and look forward to see families next week for Kesher Day on Monday and the Publishing Party on Wednesday. In Writing this week we have been working on publishing our stories. We learned how to revise our story and make sure our characters were not frozen.  We added dialogue and movement in order to unfreeze our characters in our small moments.  We also learned how to add what the character is thinking...
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Guest Teacher, Shinshinim, and Art!

Heights and Hills Workshop To kick off our Social Action Project this year, we had a workshop in our classroom with a teacher from the Heights and Hills organization. Second graders shared things that they think will be good and not good when they get older. Students shared it will be nice to have grandchildren and to make their own rules. Some second graders share that it will be harder to be active, and to do things by themselves. The teachers from Heights and Hills discussed how their organization helps people over the age of 60 who need help living...
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Our Week in Fifth Grade! 11-15-19

Advisory Can you give the perfect directions to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich? That is what the fifth graders tried to accomplish this week. Working in teams, the students created and wrote explicit directions step-by-step to make a peanut butter and jelly sandwich. The teachers then read the directions and followed them… literally. At the end of the activity we compared the sandwiches to see which group gave the best directions. Math It was such a pleasure to meet all of you this past week at parent teacher conferences. Last week, 5th grade wrapped up Chapter 2, and this...
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