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October 22, 2020

Kindergarten Blog 10/23/20

Dear Families, This week, kindergarteners began letters in Handwriting. Students are practicing their pencil grips, and remembering to start letters at the top. We are also practicing our “turn and talks,” where students chat in pairs, and practice conversation skills and taking turns (see pictures below). In math, we are working on counting accurately and checking our work. We have learned that good mathematicians always count again! Students are teaching each other counting strategies, for example using their fingers, or circling a picture that has already been counted. Kindergartners are finishing up their information books and will share them next week. They...
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Second Grade Autumn Spotlight

Happy Autumn Senesh Community!  Please read on to learn about what our second grade scholars have been creating this month in English Language Arts, Social Studies, Hebrew & Judaic Studies, Math, Science and Social Emotional Learning. General Studies – Jacob   The second-grade writers have been hard at work crafting their personal narratives, stretching out each moment, and writing with rich descriptive detail. This week we completed our first draft or “sloppy copy,” and each pod feels proud of their accomplishments. Next week, we will begin revising our writing and working to make our good writing great! In coordination with...
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