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January 6, 2023

First Grade News

Hello Families, In Hebrew, we learned the letter tet and added words to our word wall like: tabach (chef), tabaat (ring), telefon (phone) and tractor (tractor). We continued to practice our reading and wrote sentences using the action words tas (to fly for a boy) and tasa (to fly for a girl). In writing workshop, we have launched into our nonfiction writing unit!  First graders have decided what they are experts on and have written books to teach their readers about building, math, taking care of babies, video games, baking, and gymnastics. We learned how to plan an information book and think about...
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Kindergarten Blog 1/6/23

Dear Kindergarten Families, We hope you all enjoyed the holiday break and Happy New Year! This week, Kindergarteners have been settling back into our routines, and we welcomed Asher to our class. In Social Studies we began our study of Martin Luther King.  We talked about the unfair laws that existed during King’s time and the work he did to change the laws. We talked about the Montgomery Bus Boycott and the fact that King believed in nonviolent protest.  Children expressed surprise at the laws of segregation and agreed that it was good that Rosa Parks broke the law. We...
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