Monthly Archives: May 2011

What? Metamorph…a….

. . It is all things bugs this week as we start off with three kindergarten performances of our insect play “Bella Fiona Butterfly’s Dinner Party”. The play is a great way for us to show our learning around our … Continue reading

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The Marketplace

. Mark your calendars for the 3rd annual Stafford Marketplace on this Wednesday, May 25th 10:00-12:30. You won’t want to miss this fun event!  There will be more than one hundred different craft items for sale all created by our … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley Goes to Hollywood: The Movie

. Well, while visiting the campus of Occidental College for Daniella and Sara’s graduation Flat Stanley managed to find a movie crew filming a new TV series called Switched at Birth. It is on the ABC Family network, so I … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley Goes To Hollywood: Real Time Math

. “It’s Kermit the Frog!” Stanley yelled as we were walking along the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  Stanley found the star on the sidewalk that was put there to honor the star of Sesame Street.  “Kermit is my favorite character” … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley Heads to the Beach: Real Time Math

. Stanley was excited today to head to Huntington Beach where he had heard there was great surfing. He was a little disappointed when I told him he would not be surfing as it is too cold and I was … Continue reading

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Flat Stanley and the Chocolate Affair: Real Time Math

. Will Flat Stanley get a chocolate to eat with his tea?  If he gets one, could he get a second one?  These questions are for you to answer. Here’s the problem:  Flat Stanley is enjoying a cup of tea with … Continue reading

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Buckle Your Seatbelt Flat Stanley: Real Time Math

. Stanley and I left Friday for California to attend Sara and Daniella’s college graduation. Stanley was a little nervous about flying, so I encouraged him to do some research about airplanes so he would enjoy the trip.  While he … Continue reading

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Year End Dates

. The end of the year is almost here.  Mark your calendars for some of the important dates: Tuesday, June 7th: Bug Game Exhibition/Bug and Insect Puppet Theater/Memory Books 8:30-9:30 AM – MPR Second Grade Class Party (pizza lunch) 10:00-11:15 … Continue reading

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Bugs and Insects

. Once again I am inspired by the spirit of inquiry in the classroom around our bug and insect unit.  Students are researching on their laptops at their desks, sharing interesting facts with each other, and seeking out further resources … Continue reading

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Mission to Make a Difference

You were incredible at our Africa Bridge Celebration on Friday!  The singing and the dancing, the drumming and the smiles were so inspirational.  Your mission to make a difference was really a success. Congratulations!  So many of the people who attended, … Continue reading

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Volcanoes

. Our study of the earth has continued this week as we look at volcanoes and earthquakes.  We have so many questions and are exploring how they happen and how scientists study them in order to better predict where and … Continue reading

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