We had a blast at our pajama day! Students worked very hard to earn this party. We spend the day in our pjs, taught our stuffed animals about what we were learning, and watched Secret Life of Pets!
We have been celebr wing the end of poetry ,onto by writing our own poems! Students completed a first draf, then thought of creative ways to display their completed poems! Come check them out in the hallway!
This Thursday we had our first Kids Quest with Ms. P! We are going to be having Kids Quest every Thursday afternoon and get to explore our wonders and work on showing grit!
This week we continued to work on the "sneaky -e" rule. When a word has a vowel, consonant, then e at the end, the e is silent and type vowel says it’s name! Today, students each got a picture and had to decide if the picture word was a sneaky -e word or not!
Students have been working hard on researching their non-fiction topics. They are using books, articles, and online resources to help us find answers to our wonder questions! Then, the students are using post-its and graphic organizers to record the answers they’ve found. Stay tuned as we continue chugging along to create non-fiction books of our own!
We have been exploring with outdoor shadows this week! On Monday, we went outside at 3 different times throughout the day. We observed how our shadows changed throughout the day depending on the location of the sun!
This week we read Steve Jenkins book "Biggest, Stringest, Fastest" and learned about how we can ask and answer questions while reading books. It is important to be curious and wonder while reading because it helps us to learn more! Students will begin to ask and answer questions when researching their non-fiction topics.
Each student chose a non-fiction topic to research and write a book about! Students began planning their books by thinking about a topic they know about, but also have some wonders about. They then planned their table of contents as a organizer to help determine what they still need to research! We are also continuing to work on different wonder stations where we observe and think about wonder ...
On Monday we were able to take advantage of the warmer weather and get outside to explore shadows! We saw lots of shadows outside and recorded our discoveries in our science notebooks!
Last week we got to go watch Kindergarten’s performance of Carnival of the Animals! Students had such a fun time reminiscing on what animal they were in Carnival, and the new students really enjoyed the performance for the first time! Incredible job, Baker K! We are becoming more and more excited for our Bugz performance!