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May 12, 2023

3rd blog – 5/12

Play, play, play! Students have been practicing for our end of year celebration and the New York play. We are working on learning our lines, following cues, and remembering song lyrics and dance moves. It’s coming together so nicely, we can’t wait to share it with all of you! In between practices, we completed our poetry study! Connecting poetry to our social studies unit, we examined the poem by Emma Lazarus that is on the Statue of Liberty. Students then wrote their own poem for new immigrants. After reviewing all the poems they wrote, students chose three poems to publish....
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May 12, 2023 — getting ready for our end-of-year celebrations

NOTE FOR MAY: Dear Families, Please make sure that your students are practicing every night for this performance. There are songs both in Hebrew AND in English. We want to make sure that the songs are memorized. As well, each student has a line that they are saying to introduce the songs. The English songs can be found on Hilary’s google classroom page. Thank you! Rimma, Heidi, and Hilary Math with Luis In math, we wrapped up unit conversions last week with a short quiz, and then began a mixed review of 3rd grade shape skills and vocabulary, such as...
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Kindergarten Blog 5/12

Dear Kindergarten Families, What an exciting week! We’ve been busy with rehearsals for our Kabbalat Shabbat ceremony next Friday 5/19 at 9 am, hosting our buddies for a Family Museum, and Yom Sport on Tuesday. This week in Hebrew and Judaics, we enjoyed a spectacular Lag B’Omer field day! The Kindergartners loved the relay races and games, and learned super fun cheers. It was definitely a day to remember. We continued preparing for our special Kabbalat Shabbat ceremony with our families. This ceremony will take place on Friday May 19th at 9am. Please dress your Kindergartner in a white top,...
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5/12 – Second Grade Blog

Writing We launched our spring poetry unit this week! The students are learning how to see through a poet’s lense while making observations about objects in their everyday lives. They are working both inside and outside of the classroom in order to notice all different types of things – pencils, flowers, and even objects like the gate around the yard! Reading The second graders are reviewing long vowel sounds and their spelling rules. They are compiling and sorting long a words as they can be spelled in a variety of ways including: vowel consonant vowel a-e, vowel team ai, ending...
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