Tuesday, September 15, 2015
Friday, September 11, 2015
We learned a new game called Race to Trace (thanks Shari Sloane from kidscount1234). Students worked on number identification, dice dot recognition (number sets), and numeral writing. The Kinders were excited to bring the game home to play against their family members!
Today we talked about behaviors/choices that are above the line and below the line. We also read Lilly's Purple Plastic Purse and discussed the choices she made that were above/below the line. We also shared what we noticed Lilly did to get back above the line when she made a below the line choice. Here is the anchor chart we started today. We will continue to work on this on Friday and next week too.
Here is a great group of active listeners.
Today we began our morning by meeting Mr. Porter (school psychologist) at our Impact Academy Community Meeting. We also heard from Ms. Thoen (5th grade anchor) and Mrs. M Johnson (3rd grade anchor) teachers give an update from our Kingsley Shores residents. They made back to school gifts for each IA kiddo.
We also worked in our letter stations and had our brain break outside this morning. Have an enjoyable weekend families.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015
Tuesday, September 8, 2015
What a fun day we had. We read many great books, made new friends, played with magic play dough, discovered our classroom games and activities and decorated our new locker tags.
We are so happy to have each of our new friends in our class!
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Friday, May 1, 2015
We have been studying habitats and the basic needs of living things, especially clean water. We were very fortunate that the YMCA Camp Streefland is just a short walk down the path and they offered us the chance to bring in field trip experts from Three Rivers Park District to learn more while being part of an outdoor classroom. We saw deer, frogs, turtles, a beaver dam, several kinds of birds and a wetland of wonderful views!
Thursday, March 19, 2015
Friday, January 16, 2015
Kindergarteners discovered the wonderful world of science and engineering this week. They learned how to make glow in the dark slime, explore light and heat sensors, maneuver pulleys, build structures, play music on a stringless harp and create and race wheel vehicles. Thank you to all of the wonderful chaperones that helped our day run smoothly.