Monthly Archives: December 2011

Love is . . .

Yay for the first day of your holiday break!  I am hoping you are enjoying the time with your families.  In the last few weeks before the break we wrote a type of poem called a metaphor for our moms … Continue reading

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Let the Winter Season Begin!

What is winter? Snowflakes in the air, and hot cocao by a warm fire. Whatever our thoughts and feelings around winter, we are excited for its annual arrival.  We will be writing some winter poetry, experimenting with free verse and … Continue reading

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All Aboard The Polar Express!

You are invited to our Polar Express Party, on Friday, December 16th from 8:00- 9:00 as we enjoy hot chocolate, and apple strudel toast as we prepare to take a ride on the Polar Express as a second grade community.  We … Continue reading

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Ordinary Deeds That Become Extraordinary: A Challenge for my Crew

Once again we enjoyed a wonderful book read to us by our mystery reader, Mrs. Bryant, Megan’s mom. Ordinary Mary’s Extraordinary Deed, by Emily Pearson, was a lesson in how one small act of kindness can grow exponentially (that is a … Continue reading

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