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The Rice Rock Museum

We went on our field trip to the Rice Rock Museum this last week to see the wonderful collection of rocks.  This museum is one of the biggest in the Pacific Northwest.  What a great place to explore and be a rock hound. … Continue reading

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Let’s protect our Earth!

Watch this creative project that teaches all about ecosystems and how we can do our part to protect our home, the Earth.  Thank you to the students at Marryatville School in England who put together this animated video that illustrates perfectly our definition of an ecosystem. Thank you for … Continue reading

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Ecosystems

  We are beginning our study of ecosystems this week. What is an ecosystem? An ecosystem includes all of the living things like plants, animals and organisms in a given area that interact with each other, and also with non-living things like weather, sun, soil, and … Continue reading

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A Day to Celebrate Love and Friendship

Valentine’s Day is a special day when we celebrate friendship and love with family and friends. Let’s invite a special guest to join us on Wednesday morning, February 14th to celebrate together from 7:50-9:10. Invite your mom or dad, grandmother or grandfather, aunt or … Continue reading

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Beauty in Diversity

Yesterday we celebrated the holiday, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Day. This week we will be looking at the idea of beauty in diversity and the power of our words.  Dr. King’s message was about the importance of diversity in our world.  His words remind … Continue reading

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Geology Rocks!

We are excited to be back from the Winter break and begin the New Year. We are starting a new unit on nonfiction reading and writing and will be using our skills to learn about geology. We began our study of … Continue reading

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Our Gift

We are excited to share a reading of one of our favorite books that we created with a tool called a Voicethread. A Voicethread is an online slideshow that allows you to upload pictures and make comments. We hope you enjoy … Continue reading

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The Quilt Maker’s Gift

Last week we read two books by the author Jeff Brumbeau: The Quilt Maker’s Gift and The Quilt Maker’s Journey. One of the central ideas is how important it is to have empathy for others. We have been learning about … Continue reading

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Hour of Code

Will you be one of tomorrow’s superheroes? As your teacher this year, I will bet on it. Amazing things are happening these days in the area of Computer Science.  Watch this video that introduces us to some important people who talk about … Continue reading

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Family Traditions

This week we are excited to share more about our families with our storytelling beads. We love our families. Families are the people who love us. Our families teach us important values and pass on important traditions. We will share the … Continue reading

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Family

Family are the people who love you. This week we begin our social studies unit about Family. Each family is unique. Some families are big, and some are small. But, what they all have in common is that they are the people … Continue reading

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