Who Wants More Skating?

Didn’t Thanksgiving seem to go by in a blur? Here and gone again for another year. But it’s not really gone is it? If you are anything like me, who ate way too much, those memories are still hanging around. But also, the idea behind Thanksgiving is one that should always be with us. This…

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It’s Fish for Supper! Must Be Friday!

It’s been an extremely busy week in in 4H/G. Students have been working very hard and still there is just not enough time in the day for everything. We have started our first Novel Study with the book Safe as Houses. It is written by Eric Walters and tells the true story off the tragic…

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Another PicLit!

Here is a piclit done by one of the students in the class using adjectives!! Great job! See the full PicLit at PicLits.com

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The Scary Man – A lesson in Adjectives

t was a wacky day in the wonderful, exciting and interesting Grade 2/3 class. The curious children were gently sharing descriptive, clever, and mysterious words for our lesson on adjectives. We used the very cool website, PicLits to describe the pictures in descriptive ways. We then added them to our blog which you cansee by…

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Still Here!

It has been a wonderful week and the students have all been working very hard even with all the distractions with the weather and the bookfair competing for their attention. In Language Arts, students have finished looking at the organization of a story and have started their second story with this focus. We have discussed…

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Spelling List For The Week And A Surprise

Well, it is one week closer to our due date (our baby is due on the 23rd!) and nothing yet. The excitement is mounting!! We are going to do one more Review List before taking a break to work on some of the rules for spelling in our Learning Logs. Here is the spelling list…

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Some fun for you today!

Today was a busy day with lots of things happening in every corner. For Language Arts, we started looking at middles of stories and how important to have a story where the middle was easy to follow, events are in order, that it makes sense, and only focuses on the important information. We read two…

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7 Tips to Help Your Child With Their Writing

I found this interesting post the other day on some ways to help your child with their writing. Whether they are writing a thank-you letter or writing their own little stories at home, you may be wondering if there are any ways you as a parent can help them while not taking over the writing…

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Welcome Back!

I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas break. At our house, there was a lot of laughter and eating happening. In fact, my father brought us a “terduckin” for Christmas dinner, which is a turkey and a duck together in one. Don’t ask me how they do that. It is probably better if we don’t…

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Storytime!

Here are two new stories from Storybird. If you have not gone to Storybird yet, click on the link and get going!!! Storybird is the most fabulous website to write stories with and have fun. The first one was written by Faith and the second one was a story I wrote. Curl up with a…

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