Summer Reading Suggestions

Can you believe summer is just around the corner? Time sure does fly when we're all on campus. Why is Summer Reading Important? While we're on break from school, summer reading continues to improve your reading skills, memory, comprehension, vocabulary, and keeps your imagination active! No matter what age you are, reading keeps our mind... Continue Reading →

April is National Poetry Month

I feel like we *blinked* and April is already almost gone, so let's get ready to wrap up the month with a little rhythm and rhyme. Poetry can be intimidating at times, but if we break down the writing elements and look at some examples it's perhaps not as difficult as we think it is.... Continue Reading →

5th Grade Monologue Videos

The 5th grade spent most of their second trimester learning to edit videos using an online video editor called WeVideo. This is a program we have been using for years to teach our students video editing skills. We have always loved WeVideo because much of the editing skills they learn using the program are transferable... Continue Reading →

It’s Women’s History Month!

International Women's Day is celebrated on March 8th, but this month is also known as "Women's History Month"! As I was looking up books, quotes, and videos to incorporate into lessons, I realized I don't remember learning about many of these women as a student. We learned about a handful of women in history, art,... Continue Reading →

Fall in Love with a Good Book

Ms. Natalie and Ms. Leah are Library teachers for a reason, we love books! Since Valentine's Day is just around the corner we're going to share our favorite books about relationships and love. We teach different genres students can find in the Learning Commons, and Relationship is one of our Fiction subcategories. Relationship books might... Continue Reading →

TK-3rd Teacher Picks

We as teachers love to share our childhood favorites with YOU, our students!TK through 3rd grade teachers shared stories that they enjoyed as child, enjoy reading to their students, or that they love reading to their own children. Students: What are your favorite stories to read over and over again and why? Do you love... Continue Reading →

Let’s Talk Picture Books

This month in the PLC we've reviewed what the Caldecott Award is and read past Caldecott Winners and Honors books. Paying close attention to the illustrations, we noticed some picture books have words, some do not, and that the illustrations play a huge part in actually telling a story. Even if you're still learning how... Continue Reading →

Happy New Year Falcons!

Christmas break is always nice, but it's good to be back in class with all of you and start 2021! I thought it’d be cool to share some New Year's traditions and stories. There are a lot of New Year's traditions that come from around the world, read about them below. Venezuela: It’s a tradition... Continue Reading →

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